Redmi Band vs Realme Band? Mi Band 4C good enough? Mi Band 4C to come to India at Rs 1,299? New Redmi Band better than other smart bands? Redmi Band has the best display among other bands? Xiaomi announced the Mi Band 4C also called Redmi Band with some top-notch budget features.
Much cheaper than Mi Band 5, Mi Band 4C is the global variant of Redmi Band.
Redmi Band / Mi Band 4C features a 1.08-inch TFT colour touch display on top offering a long battery life of up to 14 days. The Redmi Band comes with a built-in charging port as Realme Band which can be directly plugged into a USB-A port on the charger, power bank or any ports.
Here’s everything you need to know about Redmi Band / Mi Band 4C.
Mi Band 4C Quick Review: Redmi Band Review
The Redmi Band or Mi Band 4C will directly take on the Realme Band with a similar set of features in the budget smart band category.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4C comes with a 1.08-inch coloured TFT touch display. It offers a screen resolution of 128 x 220 pixels with 200 nits brightness. Redmi Band launched in China in April and now it has been unveiled as a global variant of the same band in Taiwan: Mi Band 4C.
Mi Band 4C / Redmi Band has a rectangular design and comes in four colour options. It comes with a 2D tempered glass coating on top.
The Mi Band 4C / Redmi Band weighs 13 grams and comes with Bluetooth v5.0 for connectivity. While the display isn’t that bright given it’s not an AMOLED display, but it’s colored and good for the budget it is offered. It’s a little bulky, and you can feel it when worn.
Redmi Band can connect to Android devices running OS version 4.4 or higher and any iOS devices.
The major differentiating factor between the Mi Band 4C from the Mi Bands as Mi Band 4 or Mi Band 5 is the build and display. The Redmi Band is more like the affordable Redmi Band without an oval AMOLED screen. Mi Band 4C features a big 1.08-inch rectangular TFT colour screen.
Waterproofing, Activity Tracking
Mi Band 4C / Redmi Band features 5ATM water resistance. It comes with tracking for 5 sports modes which include outdoor running, cycling, exercise, fast walking and treadmill. Redmi fitness tracker comes preloaded with pretty much everything you would look for on a smart band or budget smartwatch.
Mi Band 4C features heart rate sensor, sedentary reminder, activity tracker, sleep monitor and such more.
Redmi fitness tracker offers 5ATM water resistance, so you can easily swim with it as the Mi Band 4.
Redmi Band / Mi Band 4C also has all the other basic features included as step-count, distance and calories. All the five sports modes work rightly: outdoor running, treadmill, exercising, cycling and fast walking.
Hear-Rate Monitoring, Sleep Tracking
On the latest Mi Band 4C you get 24-hour hear-rate monitoring, sleep tracking and sedentary reminders. As other Mi Bands, the Redmi Band / Mi Band 4C features notifications from apps, calls, and also you can control the music directly from the Redmi Band.
All the important features as heart rate monitoring along with fitness tracking are displayed in coloured options.
To charge the Redmi smart band, it has to be connected into a USB port. Redmi Band comes with a built-in charging port as Realme Band which can be directly plugged into a USB-A port on the charger, power bank or any ports. It features a tri-axis accelerometer which can be used to locate the connected device.
Redmi Band India Price, Mi Band 4C Price: Mi Band 4C India Launch?
Mi Band 4C costs 99 Malaysian Ringgit (around Rs 1,740), cheaper than both Band 4 and Mi Band 5. Redmi Band in China costs 99 Yuan (around Rs 1,100 in India). In India, the Redmi Band / Mi Band 4C may cost around Rs 1,500 in the budget smart band segment.
Mi Band 4C price in India may be set at Rs 1,599 pitching it against Realme Band.
Redmi Band is much cheaper in China, so if it comes to India as Redmi Band, the Redmi Band India price may start around the same Rs 1,500 category.
Mi Band 4C / Redmi Band is available in four colour options: Graphite Black, Deep Blue, Olive Green and Vibrant Orange. After in Taiwan as Redmi Band, the smart band has been unveiled globally as Mi Band 4C in Malaysia, and will soon come to India probably with the same name.