After weeks of waiting, Xiaomi has finally dropped the curtains and revealed the Mi Band 4. The smartwatch was launched in an event in China. Unlike the previous monochrome versions of the Mi Bands, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 flaunts a color AMOLED panel with a 2.5D curved glass protection. This is indeed making heads turn!
Xiaomi Mi Band 4: Price
Xiaomi has not yet announced any details about the global pricing of the watch.
Although in China, the Mi Band 4 is priced at CNY 169 (approx. Rs. 1,700) for the standard edition. As for its inbuilt NFC variant, the bar is set at CNY 229 (approx. Rs. 2,300). There is also a treat for all Marvel fans as the company is rolling out limited edition Avengers Series watches that come with three distinct bands. The special Avengers’ package costs CNY 349 (approx. Rs. 3,500).
The smartwatch is set to go on sale on June 16, in India. The Mi Band 3 was also priced at CNY 169 but was sold at Rs. 1,999. Hence, speculating from the price of the previous version, the Mi Band 4 might fall under the same price bracket.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4: Specifications and Features
Boasting under the division of a fitness watch, it sports a six-axis accelerometer that helps in monitoring physical activities. The activities can include running, cycling, walking, exercising and swimming. The gadget is also 5 ATM rated and offers a swolf score to help users determine their swimming skills. It is crafted to recognize different swimming strokes like freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, and mixed-style as well.
As unbelievable as it sounds, the watch also has a payment mode backed by Alibaba’s Alipay. The users can swipe the screen to show the QR code on their Mi Band 4 and thus make payments.
It has a microphone which enables the recognition of voice commands which the user can send to control other compatible connected devices
As for the display, information regarding new text messages, calls and your physical activity is shown. It provides live weather and stock updates and allows the user to switch tunes or find their phones with one simple tap.
The Mi band 4 is loaded with a whopping 77 colorful watch faces, six sports modes, along with the features of the previous models. It also provides a stunning battery life of 20 days on a single charge.
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