xiaomi introduced the Redmi Watch 4 in the Chinese market back in November of last year. Till now, the successor of the Watch 3 has stayed exclusive to China. And after about two months, the company finally brought the smartwatch to the global market.
At the core, the Redmi Watch 4 is an affordable smartwatch that ticks all the essentials. With a price tag that's under $110, the watch brings a beautiful AMOLED screen on the top, accurate health and fitness tracking, phone call support, multi-system GNSS, and a long battery life.
Main Highlights of the Redmi Watch 4
As mentioned above, the Redmi Watch 4 brings a lot for the money. Let's give you a brief rundown of the main highlights:
Display and Design
One of the biggest highlights is that it features a 1.97-inch AMOLED screen. This display size makes the smartwatch the largest offering from the company. But it's not just the size of the display that makes it good.
The panel also has a 60 Hz refresh rate and can offer up to 600 nits of brightness. So, you can expect a fluid and crisp viewing experience from the display. Surrounding the display is an aluminum alloy frame. This build makes the Redmi Watch 4 achieve a premium yet lightweight build.
In the right middle of the frame, there's a rotating crown that makes different interactions with the Watch 4 easy. Besides, Redmi has considered the ergonomics of the watch to deliver a comfortable wearing experience. The smartwatch also comes with an upgraded quick-release mechanism.
This quick-release feature allows you to change the straps quickly. Speaking of which, Redmi is offering a diverse collection of straps. You can make this smartwatch look precisely how you want it to look. Also, it comes with 200 plus stylish watch faces, allowing you to express your individuality fully.
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Enhanced Battery Life and Phone Call Support of Redmi Watch 4
Another standout feature of the Redmi Watch 4 is that it comes with a large-sized battery. With an energy-efficient chipset inside and proper optimization, the smartwatch can offer up to 20 days of battery while in the typical usage mode. With the Always-On-Display turned on, you can get up to 10 days of battery life.
While the Redmi Watch 4 is an affordable smartwatch, it has something that most options with a higher price tag don't. Yes, it's the Bluetooth phone call support. You don't need to reach into your pockets when your smartphone rings. The smartwatch has a built-in microphone and a speaker, letting you take calls directly on it.
Advanced Health and Fitness Tracking
Redmi didn't skimp on the health and fitness tracking aspect either. The Watch 4 comes with a 4-channel PPG sensor setup. This configuration offers better accuracy and faster readings. As for what the watch can measure, it includes most of the vitals, which include blood oxygen, stress, and heart rate.
The Redmi Watch 4 also has a smart sleep monitoring feature. It utilizes scientific techniques to record your sleep in real time. The data it collects allows the smartwatch to offer a comprehensive report on your sleep quality. Also, you can automatically send all the collected data to Strava, apple Health, or the bundled Mi Fitness companion app.
In addition, the Watch 4 comes with more than 150 sports modes. These enable you to stay on top of your fitness and push yourself to the max. The smartwatch is also built to withstand harsh conditions. It has a 5 ATM water resistance rating, allowing you to swim with it.