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New Xiaomi Mi Band 5 features discovered: Smartphone camera controller, more fitness categories, and analog watch face support

The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 will be able to display analog watch faces. (Image source: TizenHelp)
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 will be able to display analog watch faces. (Image source: TizenHelp)
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 fitness tracker will reportedly feature a smartphone camera controller among its array of functions. On top of that, five new fitness categories have been added to the included list of workout activities, and the Mi Band 5 will also be able to display an analog watch face if the user so desires.
Daniel R Deakin,

The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 fitness tracker’s features have recently been under the microscope, with a wealth of details revealed to attract future potential buyers. However, it seems there is even more to be discovered with the upcoming wearable from Xiaomi in regard to the utilities it will offer users, including a handy smartphone camera controller.

Apparently, Xiaomi Mi Band 5 wearers will be able to utilize the camera controller app to remotely access their smartphone’s camera setup to take photos. Along with that feature, the Mi Band 5 comes with 11 workout exercises, with five new ones having been added to the existing set, including yoga and rowing.

Anolog watch faces were also unearthed for the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 5, which will please users who don’t want to settle for a digital clock display. Those who travel frequently will also be glad of the on-board world clock utility. The Mi Band 5 fitness tracker is rapidly gearing up to be a huge improvement over its popular predecessor, and it is expected to be released in the second half of 2020.

11 activities. (Image source: TizenHelp)
11 activities. (Image source: TizenHelp)
Watch faces. (Image source: TizenHelp)
Watch faces. (Image source: TizenHelp)

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Daniel R Deakin, 2020-05-25 (Update: 2020-05-25)
Daniel R Deakin
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My interest in technology began after I was presented with an Atari 800XL home computer in the mid-1980s. I especially enjoy writing about technological advances, compelling rumors, and intriguing tech-related leaks. I have a degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies and count my family, reading, writing, and travel as the main passions of my life. I have been with Notebookcheck since 2012.