Xiaomi’s latest budget-friendly activity tracker boasts a horde of appealing new high-level features — does it have what it takes to kick Fitbit?
The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 will have a 0.95-inch colour AMOLED display, voice assistant, and H2O insurgency adult to 50 metres. These are all considerable features, and they lift a doubt of either Xiaomi will be means to hit Fitbit off a perch. But a cost is nonetheless to be confirmed, and that could good be a determining factor.
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Here is a full list of specifications, as reported by FoneArena:
- 0.95-inch (120 x 240 pixels) AMOLED colour touchscreen arrangement with adult to 400 nits brightness, 2.5D scratch-resistant glass
- Shows time, steps, heart rate, activities, weather, notifications from apps, calls and more
- Microphone for voice partner (NFC Edition only)
- Photoplethysmography (PPG) / Heart rate sensor
- Monitors your aptness and marks your sleep, Sedentary reminder
- Tri-axis Accelerometer + Tri-axis Gyro, Capacitive Wear Monitoring Sensor
- 22.1g / 22.2g (NFC) ultra light body
- 5ATM (50 meters) H2O resistant
- Bluetooth 5.0 LE, NFC (Optional)
- 135mAh / 125mAh (NFC) Li Ion polymer battery with adult to 20 days / 15 days (NFC) of usage
There’s also a Marvel special book of a Mi Band 4, that includes opposite transmutable bands for Iron Man, Captain America, and a Avengers. This will no doubt be a rarely sought-after tool for fans of a comic book movies.
In a examination of a Xiaomi Mi Band 3, we described it as a bare-bones aptness tracker and even given a bill cost (£27/~$35) we were not tender by a rarely false heart rate guard and unequivocally simple nap tracking. However a battery life, build quality, and water-resistance were saving features. We’ll have to see poignant improvements in a opening of a Mi Band 4 before we can suggest it.
By contrast, a opposition Fitbit Charge 3 scored 4.5 stars out of 5 in a in-depth examination and perceived regard for a peculiarity of a messenger app, vast pointy display, and clever battery life. At £120 ($120), it’s most some-more costly than a Mi Band 3 — though in this case, we get what we compensate for. Remember to check out a examination of a Mi Band 4 after to launch to see if it unequivocally can offer a cut-price though arguable choice to Fitbit.