Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Certified By NCC In Taiwan, Launch Imminent
Over the past few years, the market for smart wearables has been growing at a rapid pace. Chinese conglomerate, Xiaomi was one of the first companies to encash on the booming industry. The company launched its first activity tracker, the Mi Band in the year 2014 which was warmly welcomed by the consumers. After the success of the aforementioned device, the company launched two more fitness bands, the Mi Band 2 and the Mi Band 3 in the year 2016 and 2018 respectively. For quite some time, the company has been rumoured to launch yet another fitness band in the form of Mi Band 4. The former was previously certified on the mandatory Bluetooth SIG website which strengthened the claims of its presence.
The existence of the Mi Band 4 is now verified accrediting to its NCC Taiwan certification. The listing is sufficiently detailed to reveal the looks the features of the upcoming fitness band. Notably, in terms of looks, the device is not significantly different than its predecessor. However, the innards of the Mi Band 4 seem worthy of attention.
The fitness tracker looks like an elongated capsule with plastic on the front and bottom. The top of the device accommodates a small display and control button while its rear is occupied by charging pins and a heart rate sensor. The cross section of the Mi Band 4 exhibits the heart rate sensor in all its glory which is an appreciable feature considering it will be aggressively priced.
In terms of features, the Mi Band 4 will support Bluetooth 5.0 LE (Low Energy) which is assumed to provide a longer battery backup. Furthermore, the images also reveal the support for NFC connectivity. Though, reports claim that this feature will only be limited to the Chinese variant of the fitness tracker. All in all, the Mi Band 4 seems to be a worthy upgrade which going by the number of leaks and certifications will launch soon.