Mi Band 5 Vs Honor Band 5 Vs Mi Band 4 – Detailed Comparison

In this post, we will do a quick comparison of Mi Band 5 Vs Honor Band 5 Vs Mi Band 4 and find out which offers more bang for the buck and has more useful features.

Xiaomi is one of the leading fitness band sellers in India and thanks to the feature-rich affordable health bands there are millions who are able to improve there fitness.

The company is now looking to expand its product portfolio with the launch of Mi Band 5 in India after launching Xiaomi Mi Band 4 a couple of months back.

Mi Band 5
Mi Band 5

On the other hand, we have Huawei the biggest mobile company from China that also offers one of the most sophisticated fitness bands that too at an affordable price.

Let’s look at some of the Highlight Features for the Mi Band 5, Mi Band 4, and the Huawei Band 5.

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Mi Band 5 Vs Mi Band 4 Vs Huawei Band 5

Mi Band 5 – It is worth mentioning that the Mi band 5 is equipped with a 1.1 inch AMOLED display. Users will find 11 varying sports modes with stunning features like period cycle tracking and REM sleep support, among others.

The recently launched device claims to offer up to 14 days of battery life. Also, it showcases over 100 new animated watch faces.

Meanwhile, the Personal Activity intelligence also known as PIA Activity Index, assists users track and comprehend their fitness activity at a better level.

Mi Band 4

When it comes to Mi Band 4, it sports a 0.78 inch colored OLED display. It offers users 77 colorful watch faces. The smart band is equipped with six sports modes. 

Xiaomi-Mi-Band-4
Xiaomi-Mi-Band-4

The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is yet to launch in India and it is likely to launch in early October 2020.

One of the most striking features of the Band 5 remains the 1.1 inch AMOLED display that is bigger than the 0.95 inch OLED screen on Mi Band 4.

The other noticeable features on Mi Band 5 are women’s health mode, advanced sleep monitoring system, and magnetic charging. 

Additionally, the display of Mi Band 5 and Mi Band 4 offers a 2.5D glass protection along with a built-in microphone to allow voice commands.

Both bands also offer stunning water resistance up to 50 meters and can recognize several swimming strokes with effortless ease. 

If you are keen to track sleeping patterns, Mi Band 5 will provide you with a better sleep monitoring system that now boasts REM detection.

Meanwhile, Mi Band 4 also showcases a 24-hour sleep detection sans REM detection support. The fitness trackers by the leading giant Xiaomi provide users 24-hour heart rate monitoring. 

Honor Band 5

When it comes to Honor Band 5, we can call it simple yet efficient.

You will find the screen slightly smaller on Honor Band 5. The device is light in weight and you will get a bright AMOLED display (0.95 inches) that you will find smooth to read and navigate.

Honor Band 5
Honor Band 5

As it offers a small screen, the number of things that you may explore on the tracker itself will remain limited to some extent. And, you will be required to open the matching Huawei Health app to finish some specific tasks.

You will discover that you will be able to keep things comparatively simple with Honor Band 5 when compared with Mi Band 4 and Mi Band 5.

In case of stress tracking, women’s health monitoring, and breathing exercises are not significant to you, you may not become a big fan of Xiaomi Mi Band 5. You will find several eye-catching features in Honor Band 5.

Honor Band 5 has got a heart-rate monitoring, sleep tracking, several sports modes, and spo2 tracking that can measure your blood oxygen saturation levels with ease.

The stand out feature for the Honor Band 5 is the SPO2 monitor that is useful to track the amount of oxygen level in your blood. It is also recommended to monitor it for patients with Coronavirus symptoms.

Further, it can track several different sports activities. 

A few of the spots modes may include indoor/outdoor running, swimming, rowing, and indoor/outdoor cycling, among others. You will get 14 days of battery life when you buy the fitness band along with 5 ATM of water resistance. 

Conclusion – Which is Better Honor band 5 or Mi Band 5

The Mi Band 5 is the latest addition and comes with several features for users. It has a large colorful display, curved design; the fitness tracker provides stress monitoring with directed breathing exercises. 

Honor 5 has emerged quite affordable and manages to offer several useful features. You will receive 10 sports modes along with heart-rate & SPO2 monitoring. 

Meanwhile, Xiaomi has offered improvements when it comes to the brightness front. The latest Mi Band 5 offers 450 nits of brightness compared to the 400 nits available in its predecessor Mi Band 4.

Here is the comparison table for the Honor Band 5 vs Xiaomi Mi Band 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Band 5 for your consideration: 

 

Honor Band 5Xiaomi Mi Band 4Xiaomi Mi Band 5
General FeaturesOffers water resistanceOffers water resistance, alarmOffers water resistance
ColorAvailable in Olive Green, Midnight Navy, Color Pink, and Meteorite BlackAvailable in Black colorAvailable in Black, Red, Yellow, and green
Appropriate for UnisexUnisexUnisex
Material SiliconeThermoplasticThermoplastic
Suitable for Health, lifestyleHealth and lifestyleHealth and lifestyle
Shape surfaceRectangular, flatCurved DesignCurved Design
FunctionDisplay time, date, smart alarm, stopwatch, sedentary, activity timer, call and text alert, 3-axis gyroscope; PPG heart rate sensor; Wear monitoring sensorAccelerometer, gyroscope, and optical heart rate sensor available  Three-axis acceleration sensor, three-axis gyroscope, and a PPG heart rate sensor
Display and Battery features
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLEDAMOLED
Battery Life14 Days20 days14 Days
Display Resolution240 x 120 Pixels120 x 240 RGB126×294 pixel resolution
Battery TypeLithium-Ion (Li-ion)Lithium-Ion (Li-ion)Lithium-ion polymer
Charge time hours100 minutes 2 hours2 hours
Battery capacity (mAh)100 mAH135125 mAh battery up to 14 hours battery life
Performance features
Shock resistantYesYes
Water-resistant depth (in meters)505050
Connectivity Features
Wi-Fi EnabledNoNot availableNi
Bluetooth Versionv4.2V5.0Bluetooth 5.0 BLE
Devices compatibility
Compatible devices iPhone, Android PhonesCompatible with Android, iOS phonesAndroid, iPhone
Activity tracking features
AlarmsYesIt has a wristband alarmYes
Automatic Exercise recognition YesNot available Not available 
Calories burnedYesYesYes
Distance coveredYesYesYes
Heart Rate trackerYesYesYes
Phone NotificationsYesYesYes
RemindersYesNoYes
Sleep trackingYesYesYes
SPO2 trackerYesYesYes
Step Counter YesYesYes
Workout Modes 
TreadmillNot availableYesYes
Outdoor RunningNot availableYesYes
ExerciseNot availableYesYes
CyclingNot availableYesYes
WalkingNot availableYesYes
SwimmingYesYesYes
Dimensions
Weight22.7 grams22.1 grams11.9 grams
Box contentsFitness Band, Charging cable, warranty card, and user manualFitness band, charging cable, warranty card, user manual Inside the box, you will get a smart band, a magnetic charger, and an instruction booklet 
PriceRs 2,199Rs 2,298Rs. 2499 (expected)
RAM and storage384 KB RAM and 32 MB storageRAM is 512 KB and internal memory is 16 MB512 KB RAM and 16 MB storage

So, that’s all from my side, do let me in the comments if you have any queries. 

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Written By – Renu Baliyan

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