Mi Band 7 Launch Set for May 24, Xiaomi Teases Larger Display With Increased Viewing Area

Mi Band 7 will get NFC function and over 300 bus cards.

Mi Band 7 Launch Set for May 24, Xiaomi Teases Larger Display With Increased Viewing Area

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Mi Band 7 launch in China has been teased by Xiaomi

Highlights
  • Xiaomi will launch Mi Band 7 at Redmi’s product launch
  • Mi Band 7 is rumoured to get always-on display
  • The smart band will sport a 1.62-inch display

Mi Band 7 has been confirmed by Xiaomi. The fitness band will launch at the same time as the Redmi Note 11T series in China on May 24. Xiaomi has also provided some details about the specifications of Mi Band 7, which is the successor to the Mi Band 6. The Chinese company has also confirmed that the Mi Band 7 will get a 1.62-inch AMOLED display with 25 percent increased viewing area. The wearable's previously leaked specifications suggested that it will feature a display with a resolution of 192x490 pixels and always-on display (AOD).

In a post on Weibo, the Chinese company confirmed that the Mi Band 7 will be launched on May 24. Xiaomi has also confirmed that it will feature a larger display and better viewing area than the predecessor Mi Band 6. The company said that the smartwatch will sport a 1.62-inch AMOLED display with 25 percent increased viewing area. The company at the end said that the new product could be launched at Redmi Note 11T series China launch event.

Zeng Xuezhong, Senior Vice President and President of Smartphone Department at Xiaomi, said in a post on Weibo that the upcoming Mi Band 7 has a larger runway-shaped display. Xuezhong also said that the Mi Band 7 will have NFC function and will cover over 300 bus cards. Xuezhong claimed that this will be the strongest Mi Band yet.

Mi Band 7 specifications (rumoured)

According to a recent report, the Mi Band 7 has been tipped to offer GPS support, AOD, and a 192x490 pixel display. The fitness tracker is said to have model numbers M2129B1 and M2130B1. It is said that the fitness tracker has been codenamed “L66”. The Mi Band 7 is also rumoured to get a power saving mode that could extend the battery life of the fitness tracker. It will reportedly only record steps and basic sleep information in the power saving mode. The fitness tracker may also get a Smart Alarm feature that can wake up a user 30 minutes ahead of their scheduled alarm, if it detects light sleep.


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  • REVIEW
  • KEY SPECS
  • NEWS
  • Design and comfort
  • Tracking accuracy
  • Companion app
  • Battery life
  • Good
  • SpO2 tracking
  • Fairly accurate step and distance tracking
  • Accurate sleep monitoring
  • Bad
  • Lower battery life compared to Mi Smart Band 5
Display Type AMOLED
Water Resistant Yes
Heart Rate Monitor Yes
Compatible Devices Android, iPhone
Battery Life (Days) 14
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Dhruv Raghav
Dhruv Raghav works as a Sub Editor at Gadgets 360. He became a journalist in 2021, and was earlier covering North American companies, including the MAANG, for a news agency. His interest in gadgets and EVs brought him here. After work, you’ll probably find him either reading Jaun Elia or competing for a district in Mafia 3: Definitive Edition. More
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