In today’s world, fitness bands (or fitness trackers) have taken a major leap in the field of wearable technology and, of course, human lives too. Fitness bands today have multiple purposes, such as detecting our fitness patterns and routines, keeping a check upon our health conditions, and many more. With a rise in their synchronization with our mobile devices, fitness bands have grown to become even more resourceful in our daily lives. Thus, in this article, we compare the two newly launched fitness bands, i.e. Xiaomi Mi Band 4C vs Oppo Band.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4C was recently launched in Malaysia. It was only listed in the new product list of their online retail shop Shopee.com. Launched by Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi, the product might be possibly rebranded as “Redmi Band.” Therefore, the smart band is also Redmi’s first-ever fitness tracker. Although this fitness band has yet to make its official launch in the global market, its function details have already been noticed by the viewers.
Next is the Oppo Band. This is Oppo’s first-ever fitness band, adding a new product to the company’s product line. The smart band was surprisingly launched in China, as the customers had no idea of the product being launched in their market. Oppo’s smart band is a premium fitness band, and it also comes in three variants (which will be discussed below). The product has slowly made its way out in the international market, but it is still unclear as to when it will be officially launched in the global market.
So, let’s take a closer look at these newly emerging fitness bands! Here we compare both the products on the basis of their features and functions, point out the differences, and also look at the similarities.
Comparison | Xiaomi Mi Band 4C Vs Oppo Band | Features & Functions
Both products being a fitness band, each of them can be distinguished on the following basis:
Screen Features & Display
The Redmi Band comes with a 1.08 inch AMOLED color touch screen. It is designed with an LCD flat screen, and consist of 128×220 pixel resolution. The screen’s brightness can be adjusted up to 200 nits.
The Oppo Band 1.15 inch AMOLED touch screen with a DCI P3 color gamut, which covers 100% of the screen. It has a pixel resolution of 126×294.
Redmi Band has a battery power of 130 mAh. And the total time it takes to fully charge is 2 hours.
Oppo Band has a battery power of 100 mAh. It requires approximately 1.5 hours to charge fully.
Heart Rate Monitor
Although both fitness bands come with a heart rate monitoring function, there’s a slight difference regarding their sensors. Redmi Band uses a 3-axis acceleration sensor for checking the user’s pulse on a daily basis, whereas, Oppo band uses a SpO2 sensor for continuous monitoring of blood oxygen.
Redmi band consists of 5 sports modes, including general exercise, treadmill, cycling, outdoor running, and fast walking.
Oppo smart band have relatively more number of sports mode. It includes 12 modes, such as outdoor/indoor walking & running, outdoor/indoor cycling, badminton, swimming, weight training, free training, rowing machine, an elliptical machine.
The Redmi Band does have other models, such as Mi Band 4 & Mi Band 5. But the Mi Band 4C has a bit more advantages than the rest of its variants.
On the other hand, the Oppo Band, being the first one of the company’s product line, has been introduced with three variants. It includes Oppo Band, Oppo Band Fashion, and Oppo Band EVA.
Both smart bands are perfectly compatible with Android devices and iOS devices. The only difference is that Redmi Band works on Android version 4.4 and above, and Oppo Band works on Android version 6.0 And above. Besides, both smart bands work properly on iOS version 10.0 and above.
Similarities of Both Smart Band’s Features & Functions
While having certain differences between each other, these smart bands also have things in common.
Both of these smart bands are protected with a 2.5D scratch-resistant tempered glass. Also, these bands come with a 5ATM waterproof resistant screen, i.e., they can still function when submerged under 50m of water level.
When fully charged, both of these smart band’s battery can last up to 14 days with full functioning.
Device Functions & Notifications
Since these smart bands are compatible with both Android and Apple devices, it fulfills many functions performed by these devices. Such functions include alarm notifications, weather forecasts, calls and message alert, music and audio controls, and other app notifications. It also has Bluetooth 5.0 synchronicity, compatible on both devices.
Health Apps & Sports Mode
As a fitness tracker, both of these products consist of similar health-related applications. The most noticeable ones are sleep tracking and heart rate monitor functions. Besides, they have some similar sport modes, such as outdoor running and walking.
Band Prices & Estimate
- The listing in Malaysian online retail shop com states the Mi Band 4C price to be MYR 99, i.e., US $23. This price is much lower than their new smart band Mi Band 5.
- The Oppo smart band comes in three different variants which are priced as follows:
Oppo Band is priced CNY 199 (the US $28),
Oppo Fashion Band is priced CNY 294 (the US $35),
and Oppo Band EVA is priced CNY 299 (US$ 42).
The Oppo Band EVA edition is expected to not make it out to the global market.
Pros & Cons of Xiaomi Mi Band 4C vs Oppo Band
|Battery Power is high, and it lasts up to 14 days after a single full charge.
The health monitoring apps can help the user to maintain and keep check of their health condition.
The fitness tracking feature can keep the user physically active too.
It also provides easy access to mobile functions through alert and notifications.
It keeps track of the user’s progress on both health and fitness basis.
|The fitness tracking feature might not show the accurate metrics of the activity performed, as there might be some differences in its number.
It could lead the user to entirely rely upon the smart band on the basis of both health and fitness. This could make them feel an unsure belief in other sources whole being fully dependent on these matters.
Also Read: OPPO Band Fashion: Everything You Need To Know
Finally, we have learned about all the features and functions of both the smart bands. The Redmi Band is relatively cheaper, and also has higher battery power, which might make it more preferable in the market. As for Oppo Band, it has more options for the sports mode, and also shows satisfactory functioning in its health monitoring apps. Although their official launch date in the global market is still undue, the customers are surely going to love these fitness bands after their debut. So, which one do you think is better?
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