Xiaomi launched its fourth-generation fitness band, the Mi Band 4 in China a couple of months ago. The latest fitness tracker from the brand is the first from Xiaomi to feature a colour display. Now, Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain has taken to Twitter to hint that the band will be launched in India on September 17th. Notably, Xiaomi has scheduled its “SmarterLiving 2020” event on the same date, and has hinted at the launch of a new TV as well.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 price in India
Mi fans! Come September 17th, we will unveil a product that you have been waiting ‘4’. ?
Another blockbuster in the making from the house of Xiaomi. Get set for #SmarterLiving 2020!
— #MiFan Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) September 9, 2019
As of now, there’s no word on the pricing of Xiaomi Mi Band 4 in India but we can expect it to be more or less in the range of China pricing. To recall, Xiaomi launched two models in China – one with an NFC chip and another non-NFC version, where the former costed 229 Yuan (~Rs 2,296) while the latter retailed at 169 Yuan (~Rs 1,694). We are not yet sure if the NFC variant will be launched in India. Xiaomi also launched a limited Marvel Avengers Edition of the Mi Band 4 in China, but it’s unclear whether this model will come to India as well. Colour options on Mi Band 4 include Black, Blue, Orange, Pink and Maroon.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 features
Coming to the features, the Mi Band 4 ships with a 0.95-inch AMOLED colour panel with 240 x 120 pixels screen resolution. As for durability, the fitness tracker flaunts 2.5D scratch-resistant glass and a water-resistant rating up to 5 ATM. The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is cross-compatible with Android and iOS devices. The band allows users to check social app notifications, weather updates, and accept/reject calls. For battery, the Mi band 4 flaunts a a bigger 135mAh cell as compared to its predecessor.
As for the fitness features, The Mi Band 4 features an improved heart-rate sensor and a sleep tracker. A six-axis accelerometer helps users track physical activities like cycling, exercise, running, swimming and walking. For swimmers, the Mi Band 4 is designed to identify swimming strokes like freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly and mixed-style. There’s also a a sedentary reminder that notifies users of long idle periods and get up to stretch or take a walk.
Other features of the Mi Band 4 include support for voice commands, 77 colourful watch faces and payments mode.