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Mi Band 3 vs Mi Band 2 Compared

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Head to head we compare Mi band 2 with the more recent Mi band 3 specifications and features , what are the differences which is better and give best value for your money?

Mi Band 3 vs Mi Band 2 vs Mi Band 1s Specs and Features Compared

 MI BAND 3MI BAND 2
mi band 2 specs and features
EDITOR"S RATING
Design:
Battery:
Fitness tracking:
Features:
Price:
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Design:
Battery:
Fitness tracking:
Features:
Price:
Average:

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameMi Band 3Mi Band 2
Device typeFitness smartwatchFitness smartwatch
PredessesorMi Band 2Mi Band 1s
Successor--Mi Band 2
Released date31 May, 2018
Ideal forWomen (looks great too on men)

DISPLAY

Display typeOLEDOLED
Display size0.78 inch0.4 inch
Screen resolution128 * 80 pixel72*40 pixel
Touch typeTouch screen,
touchkey
Touchkey

BODY

ShapeRectangular/CurvedRectangular/Curved
Dimension17.9×46.9×12mm15.7×40.3×10.5mm
Weight20 grams17 grams
Casing materialABS/aluminum Thermoplastic copolyester
Strap materialTPEThermoplastic elastomer
Bezel Material---
Band size20mm20mm
Screen protection----
Water resistantYes, IP67.Yes, IP67.
Color(s)BlackBlack

MEMORY

RAM----
Internal storage----
Memory card slot----

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.2Bluetooth v4.0
Wi-Fi`No--
NFCYes--
GPS----

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology----
SIM slotNoNo
Band----

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYes
SMS alertYesYes
Calls alertYesYes
Event reminderYesYes
Weather forecastYesYes
Facebook notifacationYesYes
Twitter notificationYesYes
Whatsapp notificationYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYes
Distance coveredYesYes
Steps climbedYesYes
Calories burnt----
Calories Consumption----

MEDIA

Audio----
RadioNoNo
LoudspeakerNoNo
MicrophoneNoNo
CameraNoNo

SENSORS

PedometerYesYes
AccelerometerYesYes
Magnetometer ----
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYes
BarometerYesYes
Gyroscope ----
Ambient lightYesYes

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Proprietary OSProprietary OS
Chipset----
CPU----
GPU----

BATTERY

Type of batteryLithium polymerLithium polymer
Battery capacity 110mAh70mAh
Battery lifeStandby :15days+ , Mixed usage: 10days+Standby :14days+ , Mixed usage: 10days+
ChargingUSB wireless based chargingUSB wireless based charging

MISC

Payment systemAlipay--
Compatibility Andriod 4.4 and above,
IOS 8.0 and above
Andriod 4.4 and above,
IOS 8.0 and above
Companion appMiFit appMiFit app
Customizable watch face----
Interchangeable band Yes,20mmYes,20mm
Voice commandNoNo

BOX CONTENTS

Mi Band 3Mi Band 2
StrapStrap
USB chargerUSB charger
User manualUser manual

What is The Difference?

Features
  1. Fitness tracking
  2. Both Mi band 3 and Mi band 2 comes loaded with fitness tracking features, however the former has a more sensitive pedometer which is more sensitive when compared to the Mi band 2. You should expect the Mi band 3 and Mi band 2 to work perfectly well tracking your daily activities.

  3. Design
  4. Looking at the design of the two device, Mi band 3 has a more elegant,sporty design compared to the Mi band 2. It has a bigger screen size of 0.78 inch compared to the Mi band 2 0.42 inch which will help you view stats and contents on the device better.

    Mi band 3 in addition to the touch key that can be found on both device, it has a touchscreen capability which allows for easier access of the device.

  5. Battery
  6. Although Mi band 3 has a higher battery capacity than the Mi band 2 as stipulated by the manufacturer, but taking into consideration the added features on the Mi band 3 such as a bigger screen size, NFC (Chinese version) it boils down to same battery life.

    Although the battery of both devices surpases users expectation lasting as much as 10-20 days on mixed average usage.

  7. Water resistance
  8. Both devices are IP67 certified, but Mi band 2 according to the manufacturer will not be suitable for swimming as it can damage the device, however Mi band 3 can be worn to the swimming pool.

Editors Verdict

Both devices are great for fitness tracking, but if you want a more complete fitness tracker with a better design then the Mi band 3 is the perfect choice between this two devices.

You might as well currently own the Mi band 2 and thinking if an upgrade to the Mi band 3 is really necessary and worth the cash. Mi band 3 is cheap with some added features and is worth every penny thats if you really want to upgrade, but Mi band 2 is still a great fitness smartwatch and will track all the basic fitness activities.

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