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Xiaomi Mi band 3 vs. Xiaomi Hey Plus: which one is better?

ByLinky Johnson 2019-01-11 14355

When it comes to smart band, Xiaomi is a key word we have to talk about. As we know, Xiaomi Mi band, by virtue of its simple design, rich features and affordable price, has gained wide popularities on the market. In this post, we will take a look at the two latest smart bands released by Xiaomi - Xiaomi Mi band 3 and Xiaomi Hey Plus. Both of them have NFC functions, but are there any other differences between the two? Let’s find out.

Xiaomi Mi band 3 vs. Xiaomi Hey Plus: specs

First, let's take a quick look at the specs of Xiaomi mi band 3 and Xiaomi Hey Plus.


Product name
Xiaomi Mi band 3
Xiaomi Hey Plus
0.78 inches OLED display screen
0.95 inches OLED display screen
Screen resolution
128 x 80px
240×120 px
Alarm Clock,Bluetooth dialing,Call reminder,Calories burned measuring,Date,
Distance recording
,Measurement of heart rate,Pedometer,Sedentary reminder,Sleep management,Time
Alarm Clock,Bluetooth dialing,Call reminder,Calories burned measuring,Camera remote control,Find your phone,Incoming calls show,Measurement of heart rate,Message management,
Pedometer,Sedentary reminder,Sleep management
Bluetooth version
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.0
Battery capacity
Standby time
More than 20 days
10 days
Waterproof rate
Android 4.4 / iOS 9.0 and above systems
Android4.4 / iOS8.0 or above
Product weight
0.0600 kg
0.0197 kg
Product size (L x W x H)
24.70 x 1.79 x 1.20 cm / 9.72 x 0.7 x 0.47 inches
22.50 x 1.57 x 1.05 cm / 8.86 x 0.62 x 0.41 inches


Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Smart Bracelet

Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Smart Bracelet - BLACK
$45.89 $28.99    


Xiaomi Mi band 3 vs. Xiaomi Hey Plus: functions and design

Xiaomi Hey Plus bracelet and Xiaomi Mi band 3 have similar functions. They all support heart rate detection, sleep detection, motion detection, message reminder, content display, vibration alarm clock, weather display, NFC bus card brushing and NFC entrance guard. Although they have little differences in functions, there are differences in hardware between them.

Xiaomi Hey Plus 

Xiaomi Mi band 3 

The Xiaomi Hey Plus bracelet adopts the 0.95-inch AMOLED color screen, while the Xiaomi Mi band 3 adopts the 0.78-inch black and white screen. So you can see more content on the Hey Plus. Besides, the color screen display is another highlight of Hey Plus, which make you can clearly see the content under the bright light. In addition, the battery capacity of Xiaomi Hey Plus bracelet is 120 mAh, while that of Xiaomi Mi band 3.

Xiaomi Mi band 3 vs. Xiaomi Hey Plus 

In terms of using experience, Xiaomi Hey Plus bracelet is not as good as the Xiaomi Mi band 3, because some functions are not perfect. For example, we can conveniently clear the messages on the Mi band 3 via long pressing the touch key. While on the Hey Plus, you must scroll up to the top message to clear it. So it’s not convenient to clear the messages on the Hey Plus when you receive many messages.   

the function of clearing the messages on Xiaomi Mi band 3, 

Generally speaking, the biggest advantage of Xiaomi Hey Plus bracelet lies in the screen, while the advantage of Xiaomi Mi band 3 lies in the more perfect functions and better using experience.


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