Xiaomi Mi Band 4 announced: The cheap fitness band just got better

Yolanda Curtis
June 12, 2019

Xiaomi has announced the Mi Band 4 at its launch event in China.

The Mi Band 4 also comes with NFC support, and it is also a different variant of the Mi Band 4 altogether, owing to which it can be used to make payments through AliPay and WeChat Pay. The fitness band also comes with as many as 77 colorful watchfaces. There is also an Avengers Series limited edition of the Mi Band 4, which is priced at CNY 349 (Rs 3,500 approx). The process is really easy as one just needs to swipe the screen to show a QR code on the Mi Band 4. However, there is no word whether this will be coming to India or not. The new Mi Band version features a colour AMOLED panel with a 2.5D curved glass protection. This special edition Mi Band 4 comes with an exclusive band and dial face with the Avengers logo slapped onto it.

The device is priced at 169 Yuan (about ₹1,700) for the variant without NFC, while the one with it is priced at 229 Yuan (about ₹2,300).

Of course, Xiaomi couldn't possibly afford to integrate Global Positioning System functionality directly into this wearable too, but believe it or not, the Mi Band 4 can monitor your heart rate and facilitate mobile payments straight from your wrist. It measures in at 0.95 inches, and has a resolution of 120 x 240.

The design is largely similar to the Mi Band 3 with a silicone strap to ensure it stays on your wrist, and it's easy to pop the tracker out of this so you can switch to another band when you want to. A lot of users of Mi Band 3 had expected for a better display and improved battery life, which Xiaomi has done in the Mi Band 4.

The Mi Band 4 is water resistant up to 50 metres and comes with a sensor that can identify different types of sport modes, activity and swimming styles. It's now also waterproof up to 5ATM and 50-meter, which sounds great for divers as well. The Mi Band 4 also extends support for the Xiao AI voice assistant using which the users can control Xiaomi's IoT products.

Xiaomi's smart bands have always been known for their spectacular battery backup. The wearable device succeeds the company's popular fitness tracker Mi Band 3, which was launched a year ago. Are you excited for the new color display here?

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