62points

Xiaomi Mi Band 3

78points

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6

Xiaomi Mi Band 3
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Xiaomi Mi Band 3 vs Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6

Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6

Why is Xiaomi Mi Band 3 better than Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6?

  • 6 days longer battery life
    ?

    20 daysvs14 days
  • Has multi-sport mode
    ?
  • 0.7mm thinner
    ?

    12mmvs12.7mm
  • 10°C higher maximum operating temperature
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    50°Cvs40°C
  • 10.03% less body volume
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    10.07cm³vs11.2cm³
  • 10°C lower potential operating temperature
    ?

    -10°Cvs0°C

Why is Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 better than Xiaomi Mi Band 3?

  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
    ?
  • Detects activities automatically
    ?
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2
  • 13.64% more battery power
    ?

    125mAhvs110mAh
  • Has irregular heart rate warnings
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  • 7.21x higher resolution
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    152 x 486pxvs80 x 128px
  • Has a route tracker
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  • 2x bigger screen size
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    1.56"vs0.78"

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Xiaomi Mi Band 3
7.0
2 User reviews
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
7.0/10
2 User reviews
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
8.4
8 User reviews
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
8.4/10
8 User reviews

Features

Build quality

7.5/10
2 votes
8.8/10
8 votes

Design

5.0/10
2 votes
7.9/10
8 votes

Heart rate monitoring

4.0/10
2 votes
8.8/10
8 votes

App

2.5/10
2 votes
7.6/10
8 votes

Fitness features

6.0/10
2 votes
9.0/10
8 votes

Comments

Yusuf

Yusuf

6 months ago

5 / 10

Tek renk ekran ve mi fitness uygulamasıyla uyumsuz

Yusuf

Yusuf

6 months ago

5 / 10

1 users found this helpful
Bibidh

Bibidh

9 months ago

9 / 10

good budget fitness tracker at that time

Bibidh

Bibidh

9 months ago

9 / 10

0 users found this helpful

Design

Display type

OLED/AMOLED

OLED/AMOLED

The type of technology used in the display.
is dustproof and water-resistant
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
Ingress Protection (IP) rating

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Band 3)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6)

The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
ATM rating

5 ATM

5 ATM

The ATM rating indicates how much water pressure a device can withstand. 3 ATM is one of the lowest ratings and means that the device can only withstand splashes of water, whereas 20 ATM is one of the highest ratings and means that the device can be used for snorkeling and water sports.
screen size

0.78"

1.56"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
pixel density

194ppi

326ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
has branded damage-resistant glass
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Gorilla Glass version

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6)

Gorilla Glass is one of the most popular brands of chemically strengthened glass, manufactured by Corning. Several versions have been developed, the newer ones being more durable and providing better damage resistance.
has a touch screen
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Sensors

has GPS
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Has a heart rate monitor
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
has an accelerometer
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Has a temperature sensor
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
Has a barometer
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
has a gyroscope
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
Has a cadence sensor
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
A cadence sensor measures the number of pedal revolutions per minute when you are cycling. It enables you to monitor how fast you are pedaling.
Monitors perspiration
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.

Activity tracking

Detects activities automatically
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
Has multi-sport mode
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
A multi-sport mode allows you to easily switch between tracking different sports such as running, cycling, and swimming. This feature is ideal for those who need to change quickly between various activities (e.g., triathletes).
Has exercise tagging
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
After exercising, you can add details about your workout (e.g., jogging, swimming, cycling). This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burned.
Tracks elevation
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
Tracks distance
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It tracks how far you travel.
Tracks steps taken
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Has a route tracker
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.
Measures pace
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Tracks your sleep
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Connectivity

Is compatible with Android
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Is compatible with iOS
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
maximum Bluetooth range

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Band 3)

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
has NFC
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
supports Galileo
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Galileo is a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) that is similar to GPS. Supported devices can use a combination of Galileo and GPS for location-based services such as Google Maps, and tend to be around 30% more accurate than GPS-only devices.
supports Wi-Fi
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Wi-Fi version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Band 3)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6)

The Wi-Fi versions supported by the device.
supports ANT+
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).

Battery

battery life

20 days

14 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
battery life with GPS on

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Band 3)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6)

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
charge time

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Band 3)

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
has wireless charging
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
battery power

110mAh

125mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
battery life in training mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Band 3)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6)

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
battery life in power save mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Band 3)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6)

In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.
Has a solar power battery
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
has a rechargeable battery
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

Has smart alarm
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It determines when you are in a light state of sleep and wakes you up within a set period of time before your alarm. This can allow you to wake up feeling fresher and more alert.
Has silent alarm
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Has call control
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
Locates your phone
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
has irregular heart rate warnings
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Through continuous heart rate monitoring, the device is able to detect an irregular heartbeat and alert the user.
Has inactivity alerts
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
Has vibrating alerts
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
Has notifications
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
Provides activity reports
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

Miscellaneous

has aptX
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
has an external memory slot
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Is compatible with Windows
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Is compatible with Mac OS X
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

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