Xiaomi Mi band 4 VS HUAWEI Honor band 4: Does the Mi band 4 worth buying?

ByJoe Horner 2019-06-26 4531

Smart band are becoming more and more popular around the world, we can see new and better smart bracelets on the market every year. In this post, we take a look at the latest released Xiaomi Mi band 4 and the Huawei Honor Band 4, which released last year. To see what upgrades does the two fit bands have and discuss whether the Mi band 4 fitness tracker worth buying.

 

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Smart Bracelet International Version - Black

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Smart Bracelet International Version - Black
$85.82    

 

HUAWEI Honor 4 Sports Smartband - Light Pink 2

HUAWEI Honor 4 Sports Smartband - Light Pink 2
$56.41 $32.99   

 

First, let's have a quick look at the specs of the two smart bands.

Xiaomi Mi band 4 VS HUAWEI Honor band 4: specifications

 

Xiaomi Mi band 4

Huawei Honor Band 4

Display

0.95 inch AMOLED

Screen resolution

120X240

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Case material

2.5D reinforced glass +AF coating

2.5D reinforced glass

Senser

3-axial acceleration sensor + 3-axial gyroscope, self-developed PPG heart rate sensor, capacitive wear monitoring sensor

6-axis inertial sensor, split PPG heart rate meter, infrared wear detection sensor

Functions

Heart rate reminder, step count, goal setting, sleep detection, manual heart rate, all-day heart rate, resting heart rate, heart rate curve, sedentary reminder, alarm clock, custom replacement dial, screen lock, call reminder, SMS reminder, APP message reminder, find mobile phone, unlock mobile phone, event reminder, night mode, do not disturb mode, Alipay offline payment, remote control mobile phone music playing, Bluetooth broadcast, OTA upgrade

Alarm clock,Bluetooth dialing,call reminder,calories burned measuring,distance recording,find your phone,incoming calls show,measurement of heart rate,message management,pedometer,sleep management

Waterproof

5ATM

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth 4.2

Battery capacity

100mAh

135mAh

Charging time

2h

1.5h

Using time

20 days

15 days

Size (L x W x H)

17.9x46.9x12mm

43x17.2x11.5mm

Weight

22.1g

23g

Price

$85.82

$32.99

 

 

From this table, we can get the specs of Mi band 4 and Honor band 4 clearly. They have lots of common point, such as the color display and waterproof rate. But what grabs our attention is the difference about the function. Now, let’s talk about the different highlights of the two smart band and discuss whether the new Xiaomi Mi band 4 worth buying?

Xiaomi Mi band 4 VS HUAWEI Honor band 4 

Xiaomi Mi band 4 VS HUAWEI Honor band 4: Sports sensor

As a professional fitness tracker, the multiple sport mode and accurate data monitoring are the key indicators.

According to above specs table, we can get that the Mi band 4 built in 3-axial acceleration sensor + 3-axial gyroscope, which play a important role in data monitoring, means the sport modes provided are more accurate. But the Honor band 4 continue to use the 6-axis inertial sensor. In this way, the Mi band 4 smart band slightly better.

Xiaomi Mi band 4 

Xiaomi Mi band 4 VS HUAWEI Honor band 4: practicability

Both of the smart band are built-in PPG heart rate sensor. In the current smart wearable devices, the most widely used is the PPG photoelectric volume method. But this time, Mi band 4 use the self-developed PPG heart rate sensor, increased the accuracy of heart rate detection to 98%, support for automatic detection of all 7x24h heart rate. This technology let the smart fitness band take a big step towards health field.

Xiaomi Mi band 4 built-in PPG heart rate sensor  

As for the other tracking features, the two bands have a lot in common: both can calculate distance, steps and calories and more. Even in water, both fit bands are waterproof and can be taken to a depth of up to 50 metres — this means that you can not only swim with either the Mi Band 3 or the Honor Band 4 but also take them underwater.

Xiaomi Mi band 4 VS HUAWEI Honor band 4: AI

AS we all know, artificial intelligence is the main trend in the future. Xiaoai AI voice control assistant has also been applied to Xiaomi Mi band series for the first time. This is undoubtedly another key to an intelligent life.

Although the Xiaoai AI only support Chinese now, but it may support English, French, German in the in the near future.

Xiaomi Mi band 4  AI voice control assistant 

Another thing worth noting is that the NFC and offline payment function. Both of the Mi band 4 and Honor band 4 are support (NFC version), although these features are not very novel. These functions make a great convince in our daily life, get rid of the complex access card or emergency condition of your smartphone, such as on low battery cannot pay money successful, such as go out excise do not want to take you phone.

Mi band 4​ 

Summary

Thus, we would say that, in this case, it's a matter of preference. If you are looking for a versatile bracelet with more outstanding and accuracy, go with the Mi Band 4. If you are excited about the price, the battery life and enjoy swimming, the Honor Band 4 would be a better choice. Generally speaking, the new Xiaomi Mi band 4 is worth buying!

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