These days evolving advanced technology has been impacting our day to day life in various aspects. Our lifestyle has completely been changed through the new ways of staying active and healthy which opens the idea to aware us for a quality lifestyle aiming to improve our fitness.
There is a huge circle of trendy smart bands surrounded around us and Xiaomi has been a leading one to offer budget fitness tracker since its first series. Last year launched mi band 4 has been apple of eye to fitness lover and following up the same series Xiaomi launched Mi band 5 this year and the main question arising to numerous heads “Is Xiaomi Mi Band 5; worth to upgrade? “. Lets see Xiaomi Mi Band 5 Price in Nepal : Specs, Features and Comparison.
Mi band 4 overview
Mi band 4 comes with the AMOLED display of 0.95 inches with the brightness up to 400 nits which is bright enough even in outdoor conditions. The band has full color touch screen with the color depth of 24 bits which provides a very good color reproduction. On the screen there is a Single touch button which works for wake up and go back.
There is the support of Bluetooth version 5.0 and also NFC on the Chinese models. Mi fit app will connect your smartphone with the Mi band 4. The app is mature, flexible and have a user friendly UI. It keeps the record of your activities in a very stable way.
With the overall weight of 22.1 grams, Ram of 512 KB and storage of 16 MB; Mi band 4 holds the LiPo battery of 125 mAh which claims for 20 days of battery life.
Xiaomi with the Mi band 4 has enrolled accelerometer, 3 axis gyroscope, PPG heart rate sensor, capacitive proximity sensor and 6 activities mode. The band is waterproof up to 50 meters which means it has certification up to 5 atmospheres.
Price and Availability
Mi band 4 costs Rs. 4,400 in Nepal and you can buy it easily from the official Mi store, Mi preferred partners, Mi offline stores, authorized online partners and Daraz.
Mi band 5 overview
The display of Mi Band 5 is slightly bigger than that of the Mi Band 4. There is an AMOLED display which measures 1.1-inches bigger to the Mi Band 4’s 0.95-inch screen which provides slightly smaller bezels and brighter display up to 450 nits. The band also comes with a 2.5D tempered glass panel that protects the screen from scratches.
There is the support of Bluetooth version 5.0 and also NFC on the Chinese models. Mi fit app has been updated for the accurate results of this series. The particular app will be connecting your smartphone with the mi band 5. The app has made its user friendly UI much flexible than ever. Mi fit is responsible of storing all your records regarding the Mi band 5.
Mi band 5 comes with the battery capacity of 125 mAh supporting NFC which claims for 14 days of battery life. The immense dedication of Mi community is seen with the improved charging procedure this time. They have included magnetic charger which is the biggest improvement as per our perspectives. You don’t have to take out the band capsule every single time to charge with this series onwards.
Mi band 5 have accelerometer, gyroscope, PPG heart rate sensor, capacitive proximity sensor, menstrual cycle tracking, Stress level monitor, PAI, a remote camera shutter and barometer sensor with this series. There will also be the support of infrared sensor if you go towards NFC variant. The band comes with 11 different sport activities which are a great addition to Mi band 4. The Mi band 5 is waterproof up to 50 metres which means it has certification up to 5 atmospheres.
Price and Availabilty
Mi band 5 costs Rs. 4,499 in Nepal and you can buy it easily from the official Mi store, Mi preferred partners, Mi offline stores, authorized online stores very soon.
If you are still confused, then to clarify your confusion let me begin up comparison of Mi band 5 with its previous generation Mi band 4 taking you throughout some major specifications. So, you can have basic ideas for which one exactly should you consider.
|Mi Band 4||Mi band 5|
|Display||0.95-inch color display||1.1-inch color display|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.0|
|Battery||20 days||14 days|
|Sensor||accelerometer, gyroscope, PPG heart rate sensor, capacitive proximity sensor with 6 activity mode||accelerometer, gyroscope, PPG heart rate sensor, capacitive proximity sensor, menstrual cycle tracking, Stress level monitor PAI, a remote camera shutter, and barometer sensor with 11 activities mode|
|Price||RS. 4,400||RS. 4,499|
At the price difference of only RS. 99, Mi band 5 has a lot to offer. The bigger screen assures for the clarity of information. The new gesture of camera control introduced through this series ensure for some pretty shots. There is a slight addition towards sensor side too with the introduction of Barometer sensor and its un –believable to access to 11 activities mode from 6 Activity mode of the previous generation band at a short fraction of price increment. You will be having a much brighter display and significantly improved accelerometer and heart rate tracker.
The addition of menstrual cycle tracking, Stress level Monitor PAI make it the best version of entire series. The magnetic charger introduced with this series is the most notable factor as per our perspective. So, concluding up; yes, Xiaomi Mi band 5 is worth the upgrade to Mi band 4 mainly due to the numerous features added with this particular series.
We were also expecting for Spo2 sensor and alexa support with Mi band 5 but they didn’t introduce it which is slightly disappointing but yet we can assume them to introduce it with the next series until then Mi band 5 is worth Upgrading from Mi band 4 or is a good purchase if you were thinking to grab a budget fitness tracker.