International version Xiaomi Mi Band 5 was devoid of NFC, sensor blood oxygen and Alexa
In the Network appeared the image of a package global version of the fitness bracelet Xiaomi Mi Band 5, which have helped to shed light on some features that are present in the original version for the Chinese market. Recall that outside of Asia, the device will be sold under the name Xiaomi Mi Band Smart 5.
The inscription on one side of the packaging does indicate that we are talking about the global version is present name is Xiaomi Mi Band Smart 5, and English is used in the description, which no Chinese version.
Image source also reported bad news. In the description of the global version is the NFC support, digital assistant Alexa (or Chinese equivalent XiaoAI), and no mention of the SpO2 sensor used for monitoring the level of oxygen in the blood.
It is worth noting that earlier in the Network appeared the information that Xiaomi is going to release four versions of the fitness bracelet. Information about them was found in the application code Mi Wear. It contains information about models with code names Kongming, Kongming L, Kongming Kongming Pro and Lite. The first two are Chinese options Mi Band 5 with support and without support NFC, respectively. It is highly likely that Kongming Lite is a global version of Xiaomi Mi Band Smart 5 without NFC, and Kongming Pro is a global version with support for NFC and digital assistant. Perhaps it will also add a pulse oximeter.
The announcement of the global version of the device expected this month.