Mi Band 6 Vs Mi Band 5 Vs Oneplus Band Vs Oppo Band (Comparison)

Xiaomi Mi Band 6 Vs Mi Band 5 Vs Oneplus Band Vs Oppo Band

In this article we are doing a comparison between the Mi Band 6 Vs Mi Band 5 Vs Oneplus Band Vs Oppo Band. These are popular health (fitness bands) that are recently launched.

The Mi Band 6 is yet to launch in India but was unveiled in China couple of days back. We are expecting that Mr. Manu Kumar Jain will bring it to India pretty soon.

The Oneplus Band is another best seller from the company and Oppo Band is also getting raving reviews from the tech community.

So let’s check each of the smart band and then we will reach a conclusion which is a better choice for you.

Mi Band 6

The Mi Band 6 was launched in China at the live event on 29th March 2021. This Mi Band 6 comes with some noiticeable upgrades in comaprison to the Mi Band 5.

Mi Band 6

Let’s talk about its features:

Firstly, the Brand new Mi Band 6 comes with a large 1.56 inch AMOLED touchscreen display along with a 152*486 pixels screen resolution, 326ppi pixel density and 450nits brightness.

The Mi Band 6 offers you a good viewing experience even in sunlight.

Additionally, the screen is also covered with tempered glass along with an anti-fingerprint coating.

For tracking and monitoring your health, it has a SpO2 monitoring system (was missing on the Mi Band 5) that monitors your blood oxygen level and also tracks your breathing quality.

It also has a 24/7 heart rate monitor, a female health tracking system, and a stress monitor.

Furthermore, it has 30 fitness modes and 6 of them can be auto-detected like walking, treadmill, cycling, rowing machine, and elliptical.

Other features – We have 5ATM water-resistant, a timer, can use to control phone’s camera, unlock the phone, has a Bluetooth 5.0  support, comes with a silicone strap with an adjustable length between 155mm to 219mm.

It has the same battery capacity as its predecessor. The Mi Band 6 is fueled with a 125mAH LiPo battery that offers it up to 14 days of battery life(Claimed by the brand).

The Mi Band 6 will be available in 2 editions in China.

The regular edition comes with a price tag of CNY 230(Rs 2576 Approx) and the NFC edition comes along with a price of CNY 280(Rs 3136 Approx)

Mi Band 5

Mi Band 5 was launched last year(2020) in June and this band is the successor of the Mi Band 4. I have been using the Mi Band 5 for almost 2 months and so far the experience has been good.

 

Mi Band 5

Let’s have a look at its features:

The Mi Band 5 offers a 1.1 inch dynamic AMOLED touch screen display along with a 126*294 pixels screen resolution including a 450nits max. brightness, and also has an anti-fingerprint coating on it.

Furthermore, ti comes with a  24/7 heart rate monitor, sleep monitor, stress monitor, women health tracker, PAI(Personal Activity Intelligence), and step counter tracker.

Additionally, it has an 11 professional sports mode in which swimming is also included because of the 5ATM water-resistant coating.

Other features – Bluetooth 5.0 support, customizable watch faces, music control, camera control, unlock the phone, compatible with Android 5.0 or iOS 10.0 or more.

Lastly, the band packs with a 125mAH battery capacity that takes 2 hours of charging time and provides a 2 week of battery backup on normal mode. I typically get 7 days of battery back-up with heart rate monitoring set for 30 minutes.

The Mi Band 5 is available on Amazon for purchase along with a price tag of Rs 2499.

Buy from Amazon

OnePlus Band

OnePlus Band was launched earlier this year (on 11th Jan) and interestingly, it has a lot of similarities in comparison to the Oppo Band.

OnePlus Band

Let’s get started with its other specs:

It offers a 1.1 inch AMOLED touch screen display along with a 126*294 pixels screen resolution that provides vivid, saturated colors, and remains visible in the sunlight.

Like the above-mentioned bands, The OnePlus Band comes with a  24/7 heart rate monitor, sleep tracking, SpO2 blood oxygen level monitor,  that helps you to keep healthy.

Additionally, it comes with a dedicated 13 exercise modes that include yoga, cricket, swimming like many more exercises.

To resistant water, while swimming, it has an IP68 water-resistant coating on its body.

Other features – Bluetooth 4.2 support, customizable watch faces, music control, camera shutter control, unlock the phone, compatible with Android 6.0.

The OnePlus Band comes with a 100mAH battery capacity and provides up to 14 days of battery backup on a single charge. For practical use with continuos heart rate tracking you can get 5 to 7 days of battery life.

The OnePlus Band is available on Amazon for purchase along with a price tag of Rs 2499.

Buy from Amazon

Oppo Band

Oppo band was launched on 8 March 2021 and as I said above is very similar to the OnePlus band in terms of features.

Oppo-Band

Let’s talk about the amazing features of the Oppo Band:

To provides an amazing viewing experience, it offers a 1.1 inch dynamic AMOLED touch screen display along with a 126*294 pixels screen resolution and the screen is also scratch-resistant.

The Oppo Band comes with real-time heart rate monitoring, a 24/7 heart rate monitor, sleep monitor, stress monitor, daily activity, get-up reminder, and breathing exercise that helps you to keep fit and active.

Additionally, it has 12 professional sports modes in which swimming is also included because of the 5ATM water-resistant coating.

Other features – Bluetooth 5.0 support, find my phone, music control, camera control, unlock the phone, compatible with Android 6.0 or higher.

Furthermore, the Oppo band packs with a 100mAH battery capacity that provides it 12 days of battery backup.

The Oppo Band is available on Amazon for purchase along with a price tag of Rs 2799.

Buy from Amazon

Concluding Thoughts and Summary

Let’s quickly compare key specs for these four health bands.

Comparison – Mi Band 6 vs Mi Band 5 vs OnePlus Band vs Oppo Band

Comparision Mi Band 6 Mi Band 5 OnePlus Band Oppo Band
Display Type AMOLED AMOLED AMOLED AMOLED
Display Size 1.56 inch 1.1 inch 1.1 inch 1.1 inch
Display resolution 152*486 pixels 126*294 pixels 126*294 pixels 126*294 pixels
Water-resistant 5ATM 5 ATM IP68 5ATM
Sports mode 30 11 13 12
Heart tracker Yes Yes Yes Yes
SPO2 tracker Yes Yes Yes
Phone Notification Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery capacity 125mAH 125mAH 100mAH 100mAH
Battery life 14 days 14 days 14 days 12 days
Weight 13 grams 12 grams 14 grams 10 grams
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0 4.2 5.0
Compatibility Android 5.0 or iOS 10.0 or more Android 5.0 or iOS 10.0 or more Android 6.0 or more Android 6.0 or more
Price Rs 2,799(expected) Rs 2,499 Rs 2,499 Rs 2,799

All the bands offer excellent value for money, the Mi Band 6 is getting a bigger display and the SPO2 monitor.

If you have a Oneplus or Oppo Phone you may want to have a band from the similar brand for deeper integration.

Also, you may like a particular design and may play role in your decision.

The Mi Band 5 is also a pretty good option, and as I mentioned above have been using it for two months and it works well.

Notably, the Mi Bands get a bigger battery and the Mi Band 5 offers the longest battery life of the lot. The band 6 has a slightly bigger display and may consume a little bit more battery.

But charging these is not a hassle just 2 hours of charging is good for 5-7 days of usage.

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Written By – Ayush Sharma, Edited By Kanuj Sharma

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