OnePlus Band vs Xiaomi Mi Band 5: Specs Comparison Of Fitness Bands

Time for specs showdown of budget fitness bands


OnePlus has finally unveiled its first fitness band called OnePlus Band. Yesterday, the company announced OnePlus Band at a price of Rs 2,499 (34 USD) for the Indian market.

The fitness band comes with an AMOLED display, blood oxygen level monitoring, sleep tracking, and real-time heart rate tracking features.

At this price point, the OnePlus Band is directly competing with Xiaomi’s Mi Band 5 which also packs a set of health-focused features.

If you’re in the market for a fitness band and the launch of the OnePlus Band has brought in confusion, here is the comparison of specs between the OnePlus Band and Xiaomi Mi Band 5.

OnePlus Band vs Xiaomi Mi Band 5 Specs Comparison

SpecificationsOnePlus BandXiaomi Mi Band 5
Display1.1 inch AMOLED color display with touchscreen (126 x 294 pixels)1.1 inch AMOLED color display with touchscreen (126 x 294 pixels)
SensorsBlood Oxygen Sensor (spO2 monitor)
Heart Rate Sensor
PPG Heart Rate Sensor
Exercise ModesOutdoor Run, Indoor Run, Fat Burn Run, Outdoor Walk, Outdoor Cycling, Indoor Cycling, Elliptical Trainer, Rowing Machine, Cricket, Badminton, Pool Swimming, Yoga, Free TrainingOutdoor running, power walking, cycling, indoor running, pool swimming, freestyle,
indoor cycling, elliptical, jump rope, yoga, rowing machine
Supports automatic running or walking detection, pace alerts, completed kilometer alerts, high heart rate alerts
Extra FeaturesFind My Phone, Zen Mode synchronization, Water resistantWomen’s health tracking, stress monitoring, Water resistant
Battery Life100 mAh battery with a backup of up to 14 days125 mAh battery with a backup of up to 14 days
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0 BLEBluetooth 5.0 BLE
ColorsBlack, Navy, Tangerine GrayYellow, Teal, Navy Blue, Mint Green, Orange, Black
PriceRs 2,499Rs 2,499

As you can see, both fitness bands are going head to head in terms of specifications.

However, Xiaomi’s fitness band comes with additional features in terms of stress monitoring and women’s health tracking whereas the OnePlus Band has an edge over Xiaomi’s band with its blood oxygen level monitoring feature.

Anmol Sachdeva

Anmol Sachdeva

Anmol is a tech journalist who handles reportage of cybersecurity and Apple and OnePlus devices at Fossbytes. He's an ambivert who is striving hard to appease existential crisis by eating, writing, and scrolling through memes.
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