Comparing Realme Band vs Redmi Band!

Ever since Realme launched its first smartphone, the brand is rivalling Xiaomi. Continuing the rivalry, both the companies now even compete in the smart bands market.  A few months back, Realme unveiled its first smart band named Realme band. Redmi also unveiled its first smart band under the Redmi brand. It is called as Redmi Smart band and was an affordable Band like Realme. Even though Xiaomi had it’s premium smart bands under the Mi brand, they launched one under the Redmi brand to compete with Realme. So, today we are comparing Realme Band vs Redmi Band

realme band vs redmi band

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Both these bands have a simple design and a similar build quality. However, the Redmi Band has a bigger and better display when compared to the Realme Band. Both the bands also feature an LCD display. The Redmi Band gets a touch display, while the Realme band features a capacitive button to operate in the band. However, when it comes to functionality, the Realme Bands lead in the competition. The Band also includes a cricket mode for India. But the Redmi smart band isn’t far behind either when it comes to functionality. The Redmi Band also gets a bigger battery so that it can last longer than the Realme Band. Further, you can see the clear differences between both devices in the following table.

Differences between Realme Band vs Redmi Band!

Basis of DifferenceRealme BandRedmi Smart Band
Display2.4 cm (0.96 inches)
80 x 160 pixels
186 PPI
Single Virtual Button
2.74 cm (1.08 inches)
80 x 160 pixels
200 nits
on-cell single touch
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.2
Android 5.0 +
realme Link (Android)
Bluetooth 5.0
Android 4.4 / iOS 9.0
Xiaomi Wear (Android)
Xiaomi Wear Lite (IOS)
Sensor3 axis accelerometer
Heart rate sensor
Rotor vibration sensor
3 axis accelerometer
PPG Heart rate sensor
Battery and Battery Backup90 mAh (BIS) Charging
10 Days
130 mAh
2 hours for full charge
14 days
Wrist strapRemovable wrist strap
Width - 16mm
Adjustable length - 152 - 227mm
Removable wrist strap made of thermoplastic polyurethane
Dimensions and Weight19.6 x 11.9 x 240 mm
20 grams
13 grams
Sports functionsCricket, yoga, running, walking, hiking,5 Sports mode
Health functionsAutomated heart rate measurement, 24-hour real-time heart rate, resting heart rate, exercise heart rate, sleep detection, steps throughout the day, calories, distance, water reminder, sedentary reminderStep counting, Target achieve alarm, Target setting, Sleep checking, Manual heart rate check, All day heart rate, Sedentary reminder
Other functionsClock, date display, horizontal and vertical screen, dial, cloud multi-dial, OTA upgrade, cloud multi language font, data storage, all-day data, automatic motion recognition, call notification, message reminder, alarm reminder, goalClock, Preload watch face, Watch face market, Timer, Countdown, Clock, Notification, Weather, Find phone, Do not disturb mode, Remote music control, Charging status, OTA upgrade
Water resistanceIP68 (1.5m) water resistance ratingup to 5ATM
ColorsBlack, green, and yellowBlack, blue, orange and green

As you can see the complete differences between both devices, it is better to opt for Redmi smart band. One of the reasons is the touch display and the familiar UI of Xiaomi on its wearables. Even though Realme gets more functions, it doesn’t feature a touch display and gets a smaller battery. Xiaomi had already proved its tracking capability with its bands. Realme needs to improve, and we hope they will improve with the upcoming Realme Band 2. Would you mind sharing the article with your friends who are planning to buy either of these bands?

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Basith Rahman PP
Basith Rahman PP
Basith is a CA student who is also a tech evangelist and an auto lover who works with and talks about latest news in tech and auto industry. Apart from this, Basith is a traveller, foodie and a movie buff.


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