The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 introduced in mid-2018 was Xiaomi's first positive threat to be among its features a NFC chip, enabling opportunities for make mobile payments. Unfortunately, the feature is that the year we inherited the new Mi Band 4, it was made just for us a bracelet model sold in China, while the rest of the world had to settle for the NFC's lack of diversity.
However that might change. As reported by MovilZona, a Russian origin website Tider claims that he had access to data for the new Xiaomi Mi Band 5 It should arrive sometime in the next few months, and they confirm that this new model is possible the first to have support for mobile payments in their foreign form, even in accordance with Google Pay Payment Service
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 may have support for mobile payments with Google Pay
According to the site used, well-known data on Xiaomi Mi Band 5 collects that The bracelet will have a 1.2-inch diagonal OLED touch screen, larger than the current model, protected with Corning Gorilla Glass and with a resolution of 360 x 180 pixels. Additionally, Xiaomi would have decided to make the jump Bluetooth communication 5.1 more efficient, and will certainly incorporate systems for monitoring physical activity such as cardiovascular learning and oxygen saturation.
Another fun experience will be the installation of fast charging, thanks for the new charging system that Xiaomi will present with this threat. And would that, unlike previous models, the Mi Band 5 would have Integrated USB connector similar to what we have already seen in the Redmi Band, which will allow you to connect the bracelet to any charger or USB port and charge it without the need for external information.
However, a whole new version of this new model will be support for NFC mobile payments in the global model. According to mature data, this feature will no longer be available in China, however it will be able to link a Google Pay account
When will Mi Band 5 arrive?
At present, the product plans for the possible installation date for this threat are unknown. Last year Xiaomi announced the Mi Band 4 in June 2019, when Mi Band 3 was announced in May. So, very likely, you won't have to wait too long until you finally encounter a new threat from a Beijing company. Now you have to wait for Xiaomi to make a decision maintain the same philosophy of compet itive pricing
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