Honor, which recently got unbanned from the controversial Huawei Ban, launched a new fitness tracker as Honor Band 5. Now, it has competition with 2 4’s running in the market. On one hand, there is the Honor Band 4 itself, on the other hand, there is Mi Band 4. However, the looks and design are similar to that of the Honor Band 4. There are no significant identical changes in the new fitness band.
But there’s a little difference between both the fitness bands. Both the companies have added the best features on both the devices. It’s quite difficult to compare these devices, but still here’s an attempt to clarify some differences between Honor Band 5 and Mi Band 4.
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Honor Band 5 vs Mi Band 4: Quick Comparison
|Honor Band 5||Mi Band 4|
|Weight||22.7 g||22.1 g|
|Display||0.95” AMOLED Display, 120 x 240 RGB||0.95″ AMOLED Display, 120 x 240 RGB|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, NFC||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GLONASS, NFC|
|Blood oxygen detection||Support||No support|
|Battery||100 mAh||135 mAh|
Heart rate sensor, Infrared Sensor
|3-axis accelerometer+3-axis gyroscope,
Heart rate sensor,
Mi Band 4 vs Honor Band 5: Detailed Comparison
Honor Band 5 carries a 0.95-inch AMOLED RGB display with 282 PPI. New user interface and different watch faces make it attractive. It also carries 2.5D tempered glass for protection against common falls. Whereas, the Xiaomi Mi Band is similar AMOLED display having the resolution of 120 x 240 pixels and 282 PPI. Brightness ability of 400nits allows users to use it easily under direct sunlight. The display on Mi Band 4 also is protected with 2.5D tempered glass carrying anti-fingerprint coating.
The Honor Band 5 carries the same design aesthetics as like of its predecessor. Without any notable change in the design, Honor Band 5 still fares well against the competition with bright colour options. It easily fits on the hands and looks beautiful. A square-shaped fully touchscreen is present along with a home button at the bottom. It is available in both the Standard and NFC version and carries the same build material. It is also available in three different colours of black, blue, and light pink.
On the other hand, Xiaomi Mi Band 4 carries round-edged display with similar corners. The 0.95-inch colour display with elliptical shape looks great with a feather touch button placed at the bottom. A charging port is present on the bottom with heart rate and proximity sensor. It is still one of the best generic-looking fitness band. The beautiful display makes it look better. It comes with a silicone strap for a comfortable feel.
The battery life of the wearable device plays a major role in its popularity. It is one of the crucial decision makings while buying any wearable band. The Honor Band 5 carries 100 mAh battery with the standby time of 14 days. Meanwhile, the 135 mAh battery on the Mi band 4 can withstand 20 days. In detail, both bands can sustain for six days upon extensive usage. However, the Mi Band 4 stays a little longer than Honor Band 5. Lastly, Honor Band 5 can charge within an hour while Mi Band little big battery takes 2 hours to get fully charged.
The pricing of both fitness bands is almost the same. But the Honor Band is a little expensive. Honor Band 5’s ability to monitor the oxygen level makes it a little heftier. It is available for 189 Yuan which translates to 1,900 INR. The NFC version of Honor Band 5 will retail at 219 Yuan roughly 2,200 INR. The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 was launched with the price tag of 169 Yuan which is 1,700 INR. Both haven’t launched in India yet, but you can order them through the link given below.
If users are looking for detailed health metrics and more advanced health monitoring functions, then Honor Band 5 is the perfect choice for them. Otherwise, the Xiaomi Mi band 4 is also not a bad choice at a lesser price.
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