Top 5 Alternatives – The Mobile Indian

Redmi Smart Band Pro has been launched for Rs 3,999. The smart wearable supports over 110 workout modes, 14 days of battery life, SpO2 monitoring, heart rate monitoring and more.

There are many Redmi Smart Band Pro alternatives available in the market. We have compiled some of these alternatives to buy if you are thinking of buying the new Redmi Band. But first, let’s look at the specs of the Redmi Smart Band Pro

  • To display: 1.47″, AMOLED, 368 × 194 pixels, 282 ppi, 450 nits
  • Battery: 200 mAh battery with up to 14 days of battery life
  • Processor: Apollo 3.5
  • Characteristics: Heart rate monitoring, SpO₂ tracking, sleep quality tracking, stress level monitoring, deep breathing exercise, female menstrual cycle tracking
  • fitness modes: 110+ including 15 professional modes, automatic detection for outdoor running
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 to connect to Android 5.0 and later or iOS 10.0 and later
  • Waterproof: up to 50 meters (5 ATM)

Mi Smart Band 6

Xiaomi launched the Mi Smart Band 6 in India last year for Rs 3,499. It is cheaper than the new Redmi Smart Band Pro and can be considered as an alternative.

It has a larger 1.56-inch (152 x 486 pixel) AMOLED touchscreen and a pixel density of 326 ppi. If you prefer a larger screen, then Mi Smart Band 6 can be a better choice as a 1.47 inch Smart Brand Pro sports screen. Both are AMOLED but Smart Brand Pro has an always-on display feature which of course will drain your battery quickly.

Additionally, the Mi Smart Band 6 packs a 125mAh battery which is said to offer up to 19 days of battery life with a power saving mode. It is therefore less than the 200 mAh that we can find inside the Redmi Smart Band Pro.

It offers 30 sports patterns, including walking, running, indoor treadmill, and cycling. Additionally, the Mi Band 6 offers 24/7 blood pressure, blood oxygen (SpO2) and heart rate monitoring and supports sleep tracking. All of these features are also available on the Redmi Smart Band Pro.

The Mi Smart Band 6 is also waterproof up to 50 meters and has Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity. The Redmi Band is also rated for 5ATM for water resistance with Bluetooth v5.0. Since the basic features are the same, it will be your personal choice to opt for one or the other.

Realme Band 2

Realme Band 2 India

Realme Band 2 price in India is set at Rs 2,999 and is Rs 1000 cheaper than Redmi Smart Band Pro.

Realme Band 2 is loaded with a 1.4 inch color display with 167 x 320 pixel resolution and 500 nits brightness. For comparison, the Redmi Smart Band Pro sports a 1.47-inch Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 194 x 368 pixels. So you get an AMOLED display in the Redmi Band, but if you’re looking for a cheaper wearable, you can opt for the Realme Band 2.

The Realme Band 2 fitness band comes with over 50 watch faces and the
Redmi Band also has more than 50 band faces. Realme Band 2 also features a built-in PPG optical heart rate sensor, sleep tracking technology, SpO2 blood oxygen monitor, and 90 sports modes, including walking, running, cycling, swimming, and more. Moreover, it comes with 50 ATM water resistance. To compare, the Redmi Band also comes with a PPG heart rate sensor, heart rate monitoring, SpO₂ tracking, sports modes, and 50 ATM water resistance. So, the Realme Band 2 offers almost the same features at a lower price.

The Realme Band 2 packs a 204mAh battery, which the company claims can deliver up to 12 days of battery life. On the other hand, Redmi Band Pro has a 200mAh battery, with Redmi claiming that it will last up to 14 days. Thus, the Realme band has a slightly higher battery capacity. So if you’re looking for a fitness band under 3k, Realme Band 2 is our pick.

Oppo Band Style

Oppo Band Style launched in India for Rs 2999 with 1.1 inch AMOLED display, 12 workout modes

The Oppo Band Style fitness band was also launched last year at Rs 2,999. It comes with a stainless steel body with a TPU+ alloy band compared to the polycarbonate body of the Redmi Smart Band Pro. Those who don’t like the plastic body of the Redmi Band can opt for the Oppo Band.

The Oppo Band has a 1.1-inch pill-shaped 2.5D AMOLED display with a resolution of 126 x 294 pixels. What’s more, there are 12 built-in workout modes, including outdoor running, indoor running, fat-burning running, outdoor walking, outdoor cycling, etc.

In addition to the 24×7 heart rate sensor, it also has an Sp02 sensor for blood oxygen monitoring. It comes with a 100mAh battery with up to 12 days of use, which is significantly less than the 200mAh battery and 14-day battery life of the Redmi Smart Band Pro.

All the features are almost similar to the Redmi Band, but keep in mind that the Oppo comes at a cheaper price. This one can be considered to choose if you are not really a fan of Redmi.

OnePlus Band

OnePlus Band was launched in India as the company’s first wearable device last year at Rs 2,499. This also comes with a similar feature list but at a lower price.

The wearable comes with a 1.1-inch AMOLED touchscreen with 126 x 296 pixel resolution and an array of watch faces. It also supports blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) and heart rate monitoring. OnePlus has also preloaded 13 exercise modes, namely Outdoor Run, Indoor Run, Fat Burn Run, Outdoor Walk, Outdoor Cycling, etc.

The band packs a 100mAh battery that’s claimed to offer up to 14 days of use on a single charge. Additionally, there is Bluetooth v5.0 connectivity compatible with devices running Android 6.0 at least. Although this band is now almost a year old in India, it still offers similar features to the new Redmi Smart Band Pro.

Honor Band 6

Honor Band 6 launched in India for Rs 3999, sale starts June 14

One of the other alternatives to the Redmi Smart Band Pro is the Honor Band 6 which was launched in India last year for Rs 3999. It is priced the same as the new Redmi Band.

The Honor Band 6 comes with a slightly larger 1.47-inch AMOLED color touchscreen with a resolution of 194 x 368 pixels. Both groups offer an AMOLED display with watch faces.

The Honor Band 6 comes with 10 sports modes, including outdoor running, indoor running, and freestyle training. In addition, it also includes sleep monitoring, breathing exercises, stress monitoring and menstrual health tracking for women. All of these features are also available on the Redmi Band.

It packs a 180mAh battery which is comparatively less than the Redmi band. However, it promises up to 14 days of battery life. The Redmi Band also promises up to 14 days of battery life.

The Honor Band can be a good choice if you don’t buy the Redmi Band. The Honor Band 6 offers all the features required for a fitness band.

Evelyn C. Tobin