Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Vs Xiaomi Mi Band 3 – Differences between the fitness trackers
The most affordable and popular fitness trackers in the world are Mi Band 3 and Mi Band 4. If you would like to decide between these 2 fitness Bands, then you should know the differences between Mi 3 and Mi 4.
Before we discuss about differences, let us see the specifications:
|Xiaomi Mi Band 4||Xiaomi Mi Band 3|
|Strap Length||155 mm – 216 mm||155 mm – 216 mm|
|Strap Size||18 mm||18 mm|
|Water Resistance||5 ATM (upto 50 mts)||5 ATM (upto 50 mts)|
|Screen||0.95” 120×240 AMOLED||0.79” 128×80 OLED|
|GPS||Uses phone GPS||No GPS|
|Heart Rate monitor||PPG optical sensor||PPG optical sensor|
|Compatibility||Android 4.4 and above||Android 4.4 & above|
Now let’s see the differences:
The most important upgrade in terms of display, Mi Band 4 shows colours. Hence the full colour display is an advantage the Mi Band 4 has over Mi Band 3.
Another difference in display is the screen. Mi Band 4 features 0.95” AMOLED screen whereas Mi Band 3 features 0.78” OLED display.
Design is almost same when it comes to design. Both the Bands are waterproof upto 50 mts. However there is slight variation in terms of weight of the Band. Mi Band 4 is 2 gms heavier than Mi Band 3.
Sensors and Tracking:
Tracking system is available in Mi Bands to count the steps, calorie burn and to monitor sleep. The Band also tracks running and cycling. Both the Bands does not include GPS for location tracking, however Mi Band 4 connects using Phones GPS to map outdoor activity routes.
Another difference is that Mi Band 4’s Six Axis sensor tracks swimming more accurately. It tracks specific strokes i.e backstroke, butterfly, freestyle and medley strokes in the pool.