Fitness tracker isn’t a thing for most people, while others do fancy it. I know am a fan of wearables, and so are you, yes you reading this article. Today, we will be comparing two wearables from two Chinese companies – Xiaomi Mi Band 4 vs Honor Band 5. Let’s see which one of these two is the best fitness tracker.
Both wearables pride in simplicity when it comes to design. The Mi Band 4 comes in a curved oval display with a discreet body. The rubber strap of the Mi Band 4 fastens with a popper as opposed to a buckle. Out of the box, the Band 4 is available in only a black body colour. You’ll need to shop online for other variety of colours.
The Honor Band 5 comes in a squared design with a rectangular display. The strap is wider in width when compared to the Mi Band 4. The Honor Band 5 has this premium look and would easily pass as a regular watch in the eyes of many. The body of the Band 5 is non-removable while that of Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is removable. The Honor wearable is available in Classic Navy Blue, Dahlia Pink, and Meteorite Black.
The two smartwatch features a 0.95-inch AMOLED display with 120 x 240 pixels resolution. Their display is being protected by a 2.5D curved glass from scratches. From various tests, the Honor Band 5 has a better responsive display and does well under sunlight.
Functionality & Apps
There isn’t much to differentiate the two wearables in terms of functions. They both feature a heart rate monitor, weather notifications, training programs for fitness, sleep monitor e.t.c. You get the regular settings such as alarm, music playback, stopwatch, silent mode and timer.
Honor went further to add two intriguing functions to the Band 5. It comes with a blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) monitor and a feature which allows you to take a picture from your smartphone by just tapping the AMOLED display of the smartwatch.
The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 packs a 132 mAh battery capacity. Whereas, the Honor Band 5 packs a 100 mAh battery capacity. How long each wearable will last solely depends on how you use them. But for comparison, the Mi Band 4 should out-do the Honor Band 5 in terms of battery life.
Price & Verdict
The Honor Band 5 costs $39 while the Mi Band 4 costs $45. Both wearables are good and depend on what you want. If you want more features and functions, then the Honor Band 5 is your pick. But if you prefer a longer battery life, you should go with the Xiaomi Mi Band 4. That’ll be all on our Xiaomi Mi Band 4 VS Honor Band 5 comparison. Don’t forget to like, comment and share.