Xiaomi Mi Band 3 vs Mi Band 4: Should You Really Consider to Buy Mi Band 4?

Xiaomi’s next-generation fitness band is now official. So, called Mi Band 4 could be previous year’s Mi Band 3 successor. Because it comes with a bit of customized hardware. Just like me, many of you are in the market to find out is it really worth to upgrade over Mi Band 3 or to know changes that Xiaomi made in Mi Band 4 over Mi Band 3. So, in this post, we will see Xiaomi Mi Band 3 vs Mi Band 4: Detailed comparison.

It would be really simple to give the right answer to my question. And it would be ‘Yes’. Of course, you should go for upgradation if you have Mi Band 3 and planning to buy Mi Band 4. For people who are the first time, there is a clear way. Now, there are lots of other fitness bands available you can purchase. Especially want to mention popular one – Honor Band 4.

Well, in comparison of Mi Band 3 and Mi Band 4 we will go through some detailed information including, first of all, what new you are getting in Mi Band 4 and then detailed side by side comparison.

What’s New: Mi Band 4 vs Mi Band 3

Color Display

Starting with the gorgeous display. Mi Band 4 is the first Xiaomi’s fitness band which features ‘color AMOLED’ display. That means you can play with the different watch faces. There are 77 different watch faces available. With the Mi Band, 3 company has launched OLED panel for the first time. However, there wasn’t a colored display.

There is a little bit of size improvement as well. Mi Band 4 now has 0.95-inch screen while Mi Band 3 has 0.78-inch.

Six-axis Accelerometer Sensor

Mi Band 4 consists six-axis accelerometer sensor (tri-axis accelerometer + tri-axis gyro) under its plastic body. That means now the user can have better watch on further physical activities like cycling, exercise, running, walking and swimming. Mi Band 3 consists only 3-axis accelerometer which only allows the user to keep watch on walking and running.

Integrated Payments Mode – My Favourite

With the new Mi Band 4, Xiaomi also has announced new integrated payment mode. Now that the band has color AMOLED display which can display further text on the screen, the user can now use a QR code to make payments on-the-go.

Built-in Microphone

Mi Band 4 also comes with the microphone that enabled the voice command feature. However, during the presentation Xiaomi said, the user will be able to control a compatible connected device via voice commands. Now, it remains mystery will it work with other commands in the future or not.

So, these are new changes you will find on Mi Band 4 over Mi Band 3. Now, it’s time to do detailed specifications comparison of Mi Band 4 and Mi Band 3 side by side so that you can have a better idea.

Mi Band 3 vs Mi Band 4: Side by Side Comparison

Mi Band 3Mi Band 4
DisplaySize: 0.78-inches
Reso: 128 x 80 pixels
Type: OLED
Black & White
Size: 0.95-inches
Reso: 240 x 120 pixels
Wireless ConnectivityBluetooth v4.2Bluetooth v5.0
Sensors3-axis accelerometer
Heart rate sensor
3-axis accelerometer
3-axis gyro
Heart rate sensor
Wear Monitoring sensor
Battery110 mAh135 mAh
IP Rating5 ATM
(50 meters)
(50 meters)
(Including wrist band)

So that wraps up the battle of Xiaomi Mi Band 3 vs Mi Band 4. Now, I guess I have solved all your doubts. Please do let me know in the comment section what you are thinking about our comparison. Did it help to solve your problem and made a clear choice?



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