It’s a observe as much as the extraordinarily standard and reasonably priced Xiaomi Mi Band 3, however this comes with a number of important upgrades over final yr’s product.
Xiaomi’s wearables could not supply the entire top-end monitoring tech you’d discover within the Fitbit Charge 3 or a Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro, however its merchandise are often accessible for a remarkably good value.
Below we have put collectively the entire particulars we have learnt up to now concerning the Xiaomi Mi Band 4.
Xiaomi Mi Band Four launch date and value
We’re beginning with the dangerous information – we do not but know when you can purchase the Xiaomi Mi Band 4. So far, it is solely accessible in China and people within the nation will have the ability to purchase it on June 16.
Xiaomi has but to announce world pricing or availability for the brand new tracker, however we have requested the corporate to maintain us posted on the newest particulars and we’ll share them as soon as we all know them.
The least expensive Mi Band Four mannequin is ready to value CNY 169 in China (about £20, $25, AU$35) whereas a costlier variant with NFC onboard is ready to value CNY 229 (about £25, $33, AU$48).
We may even see the costs err barely larger or decrease than the estimates above because the Mi Band Three launched at round £25 / $30 / AU$35. Compared to numerous competing merchandise although, the Mi Band Four is ready to be very reasonably priced.
The Mi Band Four was unveiled alongside the Amazfit Verge 2, which is a funds working watch with an ECG monitor in addition to e-SIM assist however prices fairly a bit greater than the Xiaomi product.
Xiaomi Mi Band Four design and show
One of the most important upgrades over the Mi Band Three is the complete colour AMOLED show on the Mi Band 4. It’s 0.95-inches with a decision of 120 x 240, and it is the primary time the corporate has employed a colour show on its health tracker.
It’s bigger than final yr’s display as effectively, but it surely’s price noting that that is nonetheless a comparatively small show. It’s a touchscreen too so that you cycle by performance straight in your wrist.
The new colour show has allowed the corporate to introduce watch faces for the primary time, which implies you can customise the look of your health tracker’s sleep display too.
There are presently 77 to select from, and it might be one thing the corporate updates with additional choices sooner or later.
Worried about scratching or breaking it? There’s 2.5D glass safety on high of the gadget to make sure that it does not simply break.
The design is basically just like the Mi Band Three with a silicone strap to make sure it stays in your wrist, and it is simple to pop the tracker out of this so you may change to a different band if you wish to.
There are a number of colour selections this yr with black, blue, purple, orange and beige all being confirmed up to now. We do not know if that is the complete checklist, and it might be the corporate solely sees match to convey sure fashions to some markets.
Xiaomi Mi Band Four health
Although this can be a health tracker, it is not essentially the most complete well being monitoring gadget.
There’s a coronary heart charge sensor on the rear, like on the Mi Band 3, and it will have the ability to monitor all your each day steps in addition to different actions resembling biking and working.
The new six-axis sensor within the tracker additionally permits it to trace quite a lot of swim actions. Xiaomi has confirmed it’s going to have the ability to monitor Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly Stroke and Medley if you’re within the pool. It can go into the pool as a result of it is 5ATM waterproof.
Sleep monitoring can be included on the tracker, however when you’re searching for a completely fledged health gadget it is price understanding that this solely actually does the fundamentals and somewhat bit extra.
Xiaomi Mi Band Four different options
Xiaomi has estimated that the battery life on the tracker might be round 20 days from a single cost. We’ll put that by its paces after we get to check out the health band, but it surely’s the same outcome to what we have seen from the corporate’s previous merchandise.
Xiaomi has included a number of surprises right here, and one in every of them is a microphone contained in the tracker. It lets you converse to the Xiaomi’s personal AI voice assistant to manage sensible gadgets or the music in your linked cellphone.
It’s unlikely this function might be accessible round the remainder of the world although. Xiaomi’s AI assistant is presently solely accessible in China, and there are not any plans to convey it to different markets within the close to future.
Xiaomi has launched two variations of the tracker; one with NFC, and one with out. The costlier mannequin has the performance for cell funds, however once more it is unlikely we’ll see it round the remainder of the world as prior to now the corporate hasn’t included it.
You’ll additionally get notifications out of your cellphone, and examples proven up to now embody WhatsApp messages alongside texts or health particulars straight from the tracker itself.
You will not have the ability to reply straight from the display, so you may must get your cellphone out to have the ability to try this.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Avengers Edition
The firm has additionally unveiled a particular version for the Mi Band Four with Marvel’s The Avengers branding. There are three completely different colour selections (black, purple or blue) with the rear of the strap both sporting a picture of the Captain America protect, Iron Man’s helmet or the Avengers brand.
It’s just about the identical product, but it surely comes with a particular watch face and the distinctive strap. There’s no assure this product will ever be accessible exterior of China although, however we’ll make sure to share particulars with you if it does.