Xiaomi’s Mi Bands are famous among youth. Every year Xiaomi brings new health band under its Mi Band series. Last Thursday Xiaomi announced new Mi Band 5 in China. The new Mi Band 5 is an upgraded version of earlier Mi Band 4 which was launched last year.
Mi Band 5 vs Mi Band 4 Specifications:
Mi Band 5 has a visibly bigger screen of 1.1-inch AMOLED display, which seems to be larger than Mi band 4, which is of 0.95-inch. A larger display provides better visibility. Talking about visibility the new Mi Band 5 offers better 450 nits of brightness, Whereas Mi Band 4 has 400 nits of Brightness.
The main highlight feature of the Mi Band 5 is Magnetic charging. To charge Mi Band 4 user has to remove the band strap. Magnetic charging feature is definitely a plus point.
Talking about battery size, Mi Band 4 has 135mAh of battery whereas Mi Band 5 has 125mAh of battery which is less. On paper, this might look like normal but in real life, the battery performance will be lower as Mi Band 5 has a larger and bright display.
Moving to the sensors, Mi Band 5 and Mi Band 4 has almost similar sensors. Both Mi Band 5 and Mi Band 4 has 512KB of RAM and 16MB of ROM.
Both bands have 2.5D glass protection with a built-in microphone for voice commands. Both bands are water-resistant up to the depth of 50m and can identify swimming strokes.
Mi Band 5 vs Mi Band 4 Features:
In terms of features, Mi Band 5 is ahead of Mi Band 4. The Mi Band 5 has various new features such as Women’s Health Tracker, Enhanced Sleep Tracking and Pressure Monitoring.
Mi Band 5 has new activity modes which can track your activities like Yoga, Elliptical, Skipping rope, Rowing Machine, and Indoor Cycle. It has SpO2 which is not present in Mi Band 4.
Around 100+ Watch faces are available for Mi Band 5 whereas Mi Band 4 only has 77 watch faces. Mi Band 5 also has exclusive Animated Watch faces. Additionally, Mi band 5 has the feature of remote shutter control, where you can operate your phone camera with the band to take pictures.
Mi Band 5 vs Mi Band 4 Price:
In terms of pricing, both bands carry a similar price tag. The basic version of Mi Band 5 costs around CNY 189, which is approximately INR 2,000. The NFC variant is tagged at a price of CNY 229, which is roughly INR 2,500. Mi Band 5 will be available via online sale after 18th June in China.
The Mi band 4 standard version is available for INR 2,229, and the NFC version is available at a price tag of CNY 199, which is roughly INR 2,100 in China.