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Mi Band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3 Compared

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Featured in this comparison are; the new Mi Band 4 that was released in China over the week – that now comes with some additional features for about same cheap price as its predecessor, joined by the spectacular Honor band 4 – that has grossed a huge number of sales since it was released, and the Fitbit Charge 3 that falls in-between a smartband and a smartwatch, but share quite a lot in common with these other two.

We’re comparing the Mi band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3, head-to-head we compare the specs and features of these three so you know which is ideal for you.

Mi band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3 Specs Compared

 Mi Band 4Honor Band 4 (Standard edition)
Fitbit Charge 3
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EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Battery:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Features:
3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)
Price:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Average:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Design:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Battery:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Features:
3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)
Price:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Average:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Design:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Battery:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Features:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Price:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameMi Band 4Honor Band 4 (Standard edition)Fitbit Charge 3
Device typeFitness SmartbandFitness SmartbandFitness smartwatch
PredessesorMI BAND 3Honor Band 3Fitbit Charge 2
Successor
Released dateJune, 2019October, 2018August, 2018
Ideal forUnisexUnisexUnisex

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLEDAMOLEDColor OLED (monochromic)
Display size0.95 inch0.95 inch1.57 inch
Screen resolution240 x 120 pixel240 x 120 pixel--
Input typeTouchkeyTouchscreen,
touchkey
Touchscreen plus inductive button

BODY

ShapeRectangular/curvedRectangular/curvedRectangular/curved
Dimension17.9 × 46.9 × 12 mm43 x 17.2 x 11.5mm38 x 18.3 x 11.8 mm
Weight22.1 grams 23 grams 30 grams
Casing materialThermoplasticThermoplasticAluminum
Strap materialTPUTPEPolyester
Bezel Material------
Band size18mm210mm length
15mm width
5.5 - 8-7 inch (different sizes)
Screen protection2.5D tempered glass2.5D tempered glassCorning Gorilla glass 3
Water resistantYes, 5ATMYes, 5ATMYes, 5ATM
Color(s)Black, orange and navy blueBlack, orange and navy blueBlack, white, rose-gold

MEMORY

RAM512kb----
Internal storage16MB----
Memory card slotNoNoNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v5.0Bluetooth v4.2Bluetooth v4.0
Wi-Fi------
NFCYesYes, special editionYes (special edition)
GPSNoNoNo, connected GPS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology------
SIM slotNoNoNo
Band------

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYesYes
SMS alertYesYesYes
Calls alertYesYesYes
Event reminderYesYesYes
Third-party apps YesYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYesYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYesYes
Distance coveredYesYesYes
Steps climbedYesYesYes
Calories CaloriesYesYesYes

MEDIA

Audio------
RadioNoNoNo
LoudspeakerNoNoNo
MicrophoneYesNoNo
CameraNoNoNo

SENSORS

Pedometer------
Accelerometer YesYesYes
Magnetometer ------
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYesYes
Barometer------
Gyroscope Yes, 3-axisYes, 3-axis --
Other sensors----SpO2 sensor, Altimeter

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Proprietary OS Proprietary OS Proprietary OS 9Fitbit OS)
Chipset------
CPU------
GPU------

BATTERY

Type of batteryLithium polymerLithium polymerLithium polymer
Battery capacity 135mAh100mAh--
Battery lifeStandby :15days+ , Mixed usage: 10days+Standby :10days+ , Mixed usage: 7days+Standby :6days+ , Mixed usage: 48hours+
Charging2Pin Pogo PinCharging cradleCharging dock
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours

MISC

Payment systemAlipayYes, special editionFitbit Pay
Compatibility Android 4.4 and above,
IOS 8.0 and above
Android 4.4 and above,
IOS 9.0 and above
Android 4.4 and above,
IOS 9.0 and above
Companion appMiFit appHuawei wear appFitbit App
Customizable watch face----Yes
Interchangeable band YesYesYes
Voice commandNoNoNo

BOX CONTENTS

Mi Band 4Honor Band 4Fitbit Charge 3
StrapStrapStrap
USB charging cableUSB magnetic charging cradle cableCharging Cable
User manualUser manualUser manual

PRICE

About $45About $45About $130

What’s the Difference?

Mi band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3

  1. Mi band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3: Design

  2. While each of these three looks decent enough with respect to the elegant and stylish designs, the Fitbit Charge 3 is a more decent looking device with the aluminum casing that’s more durable than thermoplastic used on the other two.

    The Charge 3 also has Corning Gorilla glass manning its screen which is stronger than the 2.5D tempered glass used on the other two.

    However, the Mi band 4 and Honor band 4 with AMOLED powering their display offers a more vivid and interactive display than OLED used on Charge 3.
    The Charge 3 also has the widest display that allow you see more at a glance, however weighs more than the other two which are very lightweight.

  3. Mi band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3: Battery Life

  4. Each of these three has a remarkable battery life that lets you go long on a single charge. However, the Mi band 4 has the longest battery life that’s slight longer than the Honor band 4 which has a longer battery life than the Charge 3 that has just about a week of battery life.

    On average, these three, all have impressive battery life that’s good for a fitness tracker and will come beneficial if you engage in extreme workout activities.

  5. Mi band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3: Activity Tracking

These three being fitness tracker are well equipped to track your active life, although the Charge 3 comes with additional Spo2 sensor and an altimeter that makes it a great choice for tracking your acclimating activities.

The Charge 3 although lacks inbuilt GPS can connect to your phone GPS which makes it a great choice for tracking your outdoor activities. Unlike the Mi band 4 and Honor band 4 which lack inbuilt GPS with no support for connected GPS.

Mi band 4 vs Honor Band 4 vs Fitbit Charge 3: Which is Better?

The Fitbit Charge 3 is clearly a better choice. Although far more expensive, it has more fitness features (15 preloaded sport modes to choose from) accompanied with more sensors, It also is a more durable device and has a more decent design than the other two.

The Mi Band 4 with almost similar fitness tracking features as the Honor band 4 is cheaper and a better choice. It also has a microphone built-in that enables voice commands, and is able to control music on your phone, as well other related functions.

Here is a summary;

FITBIT CHARGE 3 The most outstanding and most comprehensive activity tracker.
MI BAND 4 A cheaper alternative, and a comprehensive activity tracker with the longest battery life.
HONOR BAND 4 Also a great choice.
Our Pick

The Mi Band 4 with the longest battery life is also a great choice for fitness tracking, and considering its price makes it a great bargain. We pick the Mi Band 4.

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