Mi Band 4 launch today: Coloured display, NFC support, bigger battery than Mi Band 3 and more
Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi Band 4 in China at an event today. At today's event Xiaomi is expected to launch several other ecosystem or lifestyle products. Despite all the products, the star of the event is said to the Mi Band 4, the successor to the Mi Band 3. Ahead of the launch almost everything has been revealed about the Mi Band 4 that is said to be smarter than any of the previously launched Mi smart Bands. As of now there are no words when the Mi Band 4 will hit the Indian market.
The key highlight of the Mi Band 4 will be its display. Unlike the predecessor Mi Band 3, the Mi Band 4 will come with coloured display. The screen of the Mi Band 4 will also be 39.9 per cent bigger when compared to the Mi Band 3 or any of the previous generation Mi Bands. The rumours and leaks suggest that the Mi Band 4 will come in two variants - one with NFC support while the other one will have no NFC support.
The official poster of the Mi Band 4 was leaked by several Xiaomi executives including CEO Lei Jun and it suggests that the Mi Band 4 will come in various funky colours like blue, orange, brown and off white. As far as the design is concerned the Mi Band 4 appears (in the posters) to be similar to the Mi Band 3 with a rubber band.
Ahead of the launch Xiaomi CEO revealed that the Mi Band 4 will have a colour display with more than 16000 colour pixels. He also revealed that the smart band will include several colourful personalized or custom watch faces. Rumours and leaks also reveals that the Mi Band 4 will come with a much bigger battery that will last longer. Past leaks suggest Mi Band 4 will come with a 135mAh battery which is much bigger than the Mi Band 3 battery setup. Rumours and leaks also suggest that the Mi Band 4 will also include a colour OLED screen, this means the display of the Mi Band 4 will be much brighter than any of the previous generation Mi Bands.
Besides the key specs the expected pricing of the Mi Band 4 has also leaked ahead of the launch. Ahead of the launch the Mi Band 4 is spotted listed on AliExpress website. The retail website has listed the Mi Band 4 with a price tag of US $49.99. Surprisingly, the Mi Band 4 is already up on sale on the e-commerce website. The price suggests that the Mi Band 4 will be pricier than the third generation Mi Band 3 that sells for Rs 1999 in India.