It is a fact that Xiaomi Mi Band 5 It is the best-selling activity bracelet on the market. The smartband of the Asian manufacturer is a benchmark in the sector, thanks to the different functions it offers to make a difference. But it seems that a tough competitor has come out, and that is that OnePlus has just launched the OnePlus Band, its own activity bracelet that has just been presented and that It comes with some features and a very competitive price.
OnePlus Band: with SpO2 sensor and 14 days battery
Equipping a 1.1-inch rectangular flat-type AMOLED touchscreen, it achieves more vibrant and intense colors, and makes it look better at times.
And is that the OnePlus Band will have up to 13 exercise modes included These will include indoor / outdoor running, fat burning, cycling, sports such as cricket or badminton, swimming, relaxation exercises and yoga, and more. It is also able to count your steps and measure the time you sleep and the quality of sleep, just like many other similar bracelets do. One of its most striking characteristics, and how fashionable it is now, is that it also has the possibility of measuring the amount of oxygen in the blood.
As for the bracelets, they are made of plastic, and as happens in the Mi Band 5, these are interchangeable, so you can remove the capsule and insert it into other bracelets that have a different appearance that you like more. In addition, this is the way that charging is carried out, since the capsule will have to be removed from the bracelet to connect it to a small USB in which the charge will be carried out.
OnePlus has reported that it has Bluetooth 5.0 and has a long-lasting 100 mAh battery. This will allow you withstand up to 14 days on a single charge. Charges via USB-A connector, no need to loosen the module from the strap
Another virtue of this smart bracelet is that it has IP68 certification, which makes it resistant to dust and water up to 5ATM, which is the equivalent of about 50 meters. Not everything is perfect in this smartband, it does not have GPS or NFC connectivity for mobile payments
Finally, we must add that this OnePlus Band has the OnePlus Health app to be able to see all the history and manage many functions of the bracelet. This app is now available on Google Play and is compatible with Android devices from version 6.0 or higher.
Price and availability
At the moment, it has only been officially announced in India, and the price of the OnePlus Band is 2,799 rupees, which at the current exchange rate they are around 30 euros, a price similar to that of its competition.