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Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Fitness Tracker 50m Waterproof Smart Band Smartband OLED Display Touchpad Heart Rate Monitor Wristbands Bracelet

Last Updated: May 6, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.1
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
294
Old Reviews
0
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1968.5 meters
SIZE
82.21 grams
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Review Summary - 284 recent, verified reviews

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Band
 62
mi band 3, fitness, bands, mi band, wrist
+76%
-24%
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" ...  There are tons of inexpensive bands availabe for very little money.  ...  "
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" ...  A nice basic functional fitness band at a goos price!  ...  "
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" ...  The band is comfortable and it’s really easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I used mi band 1, Fitbit and Apple Watch before buying mi band 3. ... If I compare all of them then mi band 3 features are much more better than other similar costly product.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this fitness band. ... If you are just getting into fitness and don’t want to spend a lot of money, this is the band for you.  ...  "
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" ...  About two months months ago I got her the Band 3 as a gift and she really love it. ... This newer version is so much better that the older band 2  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty good fitness band.  ...  "
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" ...  Inexpensive, very lightweight, comfortable band, charging is quick although you have to be strong to pop it out of band.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 45
battery, charge, days, charged, lasts
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Superb battery life, great functionally for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Long battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  I charge about once every 3 weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  For its price it provides you all the nessecary info during a workout (walking, running, cycling) and its battery lasts 15 days!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a life saver. ... Most importantly, is that it doesn't need batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  I turned off a few notification (email and SMS) and the battery life jumped to 20+ days.  ...  "
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" ...  4/10 for battery life  ...  "
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" ...  I love the mi band 3 upgrading from a mi band 2 battery life if great and don't take long for a full charge what can last bout 3 weeks  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 43
tracking, track, tracker, steps, sleeping
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Using this device, I can keep track of steps, heart rate, sleeping patterns, you name it!  ...  "
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" ...  And I THINK the sleep tracking is pretty accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I mainly use it for notifications and sleep tracking.  ...  "
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" ...  Sleep monitoring is on point, step count, receives messaging and notifications, wake up alarm functions even if it doesnt suggest it does when you check the kenu on the xiaomi.  ...  "
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" ...  I have worn it a few times at night and it’s analysis of my sleep seems reasonable based on my recollection of the night.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a great smart band overall, but sleep traking is no very precise.  ...  "
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" ...  You can take a pulse reading anytime, or enable periodic checks, or just enable a sleep tracking mode that will only take your pulse in order to help check your sleep quality. ... The Mi Band 3 works best if what you really need is a step counter and sleep monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  The sleep tracker is great.  ...  "
Price
 43
money, watch, value, beat, cost
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Does everything I wanted at a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price this is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Wonderful price for everything that it does.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price its a decent grab.  ...  "
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" ...  Honestly, for the money, this is a steal.  ...  "
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" ...  What you get against the price is phenomenal.  ...  "
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" ...  I cannot believe the price on this, for the functions you get.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, this can't be beat.  ...  "
Pedometer
 40
tracker, fitness tracker, accurate, walking, step count
+83%
-18%
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" ...  Good price and just as accurate as any other pedometer.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first fitness tracker and I wanted to try something under $100 first and I'm really surprised with this.  ...  "
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" ...  Best fitness tracker  ...  "
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" ...  If you are looking for a cheap fitness tracker this is a good one  ...  "
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" ...  Great fitness tracker.  ...  "
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" ...  Have had this for a while now and can say calmly that this is a great fitness tracker.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for a daily step counter and multiple workouts a week.  ...  "
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" ...  Step tracking - I don't need this to be 100% accurate, but this seems fairly accurate.  ...  "
Apps
 30
mi fit app, easy to use, data, google fit, apps
+77%
-23%
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" ...  But the app and user interface of the tracker were really simple and easy for her to figure out!  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it syncs with google fit app.  ...  "
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" ...  Though it took me sometime to setup the Mi fit app, definitely worth it!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Downloading the app automatically and seamlessly solved the Chinese to English problem  ...  "
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" ...  I love this tracker, and even the app works great for me.  ...  "
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" ...  The Mi Band fits the bill, tracking steps, heartrate, etc., and connects to the app and other programs (Google Fit, in my case) well.  ...  "
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" ...  The app is easy to use .  ...  "
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" ...  Integrates well with the app, very easy to use, good features.  ...  "
Software Platform
 27
google fit, android, update, sync, mi fit app
+70%
-30%
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" ...  The app is easy to use .  ...  "
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" ...  Downloading the app automatically and seamlessly solved the Chinese to English problem  ...  "
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" ...  I like that you can add other app notifications like FB Messenger and Instagram.  ...  "
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" ...  The app is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial setup was easy with my Android phone and everything works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  This is SO MUCH better than my android wear watch that got at most, 2 days.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it syncs with google fit app.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use, links with Google fit and is just fantastic.  ...  "
Heartrate
 26
accurate, heart rate monitor, tracking, heart, readings
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I get the time and I get my notifications on my wrist for a butt-kickingly cheap price, the battery life is fantastic (5min heart rate polling, about 7 days), and the heart rate graphs and sleep tracking is incredibly useful.  ...  "
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" ...  been using it for two weeks now with heart monitoring ever ten minutes and it's still going.  ...  "
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" ...  It measures heart rate, track all kinds of exercises, display notifications from phone, weather forecast.  ...  "
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" ...  Heart rate and pedometer readings have been within single digits of my Apple Watch 4.  ...  "
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" ...  for heart rate it works really grate since i compared it with a blood pressure device at the same time and both were giving the same exact reading. ... it calculates the speed and the heart rate but not the distance!  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts long, seems indestructible, heart rate sensor is accurate  ...  "
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" ...  She never part with it as she use it to tracking her walking, exercise duration and heart rate etc every single day.  ...  "
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" ...  This band can easily go for several days to a week, even with heart rate monitoring every 30 minutes. ... -Heart rate monitor. ... -Heart rate tracking is still in its infancy, for all smart watches. ... Aside from a very expensive watch that you have to really cinch down on your arm tightly to get accurate readings, the heart rate monitoring is ballpark at best.  ...  "
Charging
 23
charge, charger, band, charged, week
+52%
-48%
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" ...  The USB charger is easy to plug in and connecting was no difficulty!  ...  "
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" ...  Almost a hole week without needing to recharge and it takes like half an hour to fully charge.  ...  "
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" ...  *Charging - The unit charges quite fast. ... Doing a little math, it should be able to charge from 1% up to a full charge in about 3 hours.  ...  "
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" ...  It actually lasts a little longer for me, but I find it handy to charge it once a week anyway.  ...  "
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" ...  Fully charged 10 days ago, it's now at 60%.  ...  "
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" ...  The only reason I gave it 4 stars is the charger that it came with was loose so would not do continuous charging as it should. ... I order from another company a 3 pack charger that are fabulous. ... The prongs were a bit longer and was fearful it would not work with it, but It is better then the charger that came with the Mi fit 3.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m on day 8 without charging and still have 72% battery life!!  ...  "
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" ...  If you don't want to charge your watch every day GET IT!  ...  "
Water Resistance
 21
water, water resistant, swimming, shower, pool
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I love the size and the yracking and it is waterproof and can be worn swimming.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely water resistant survived showers, washing my car, and giving my toddler a bath.  ...  "
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" ...  It survived my wet snowboarding day and cold days its definitely water proof and just over all you get more that what you pay for.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the size and waterproof aspect of not having to take it off.  ...  "
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" ...  it looks better and added a lot of new features including the new 50 meters Swimming Waterproof feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Waterproof, weather reports, incoming calls and texts, HR, steps, miles.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a fitness band that was comfortable, stylish, easy to use, water proof, but most importantly, functional with good to great battery life .  ...  "
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" ...  Water resistant for showers, washing hands, and the rain ... Today, even though I haven't showered yet or been caught in the rain, my watch has moisture inside the display . ... Hopefully the next model comes out sooner than later and is actually water resistant .  ...  "
Comfort
 21
wear, wrist, band, comfort, forget
+90%
-10%
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" ...  It takes a little time and exploration but it's pretty easy to use, surprisingly comfortable, and I am overall very happy with the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very comfortable and small and easy to wear.  ...  "
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" ...  Further to the greatest of this device, is the comfort. ... It's very simple and understated, but is also fashionable and wears well with your other accessories/clothing. ... It offers quite a lot of adjustability, so even people with very small wrists should be able to wear it snuggly and comfortably.  ...  "
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" ...  Now i even forget that i wear it.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels just right.  ...  "
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" ...  I keep mine on my wrist all day long.  ...  "
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" ...  The black silicone band is very comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s simple to use and the wristband is comfortable to wear.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 20
connect, notifications, data, smartphone, paired
+65%
-35%
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" ...  I spend all day typing on a work-provided Macbook.  ...  "
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" ...  The device paired easily with her phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Connects perfectly to her iPhone SE and has not had any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  If someone does not have a smartphone or does not have the room on their phone to download then it minimizes the effectiveness of the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  I bit the bullet and bought a new apple watch.  ...  "
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" ...  One feature that I have used multiple times is the "find my device" - so helpful when I've misplaced my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very light and works well on my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I love being able to know who's calling or messaging without picking up my phone.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 17
app, easy, use, simple, see
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Simple to use snd see.  ...  "
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" ...  It does what it’s supposed to do and it’s simple  ...  "
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" ...  The app is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  *Read Out - Even in daylight the readout is bright and easy to see. ... *Ease of Use - The overall use of the unit is very intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  Great products and easy to use app  ...  "
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" ...  Connection to the app was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Integrates well with the app, very easy to use, good features.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks nice and it might take a little time to navigate but it's pretty straight forward. ... It takes a little time and exploration but it's pretty easy to use, surprisingly comfortable, and I am overall very happy with the purchase.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 15
weeks, month, months, less, days
+53%
-47%
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" ...  I’ve only had the item for a few days but so far I really like it.  ...  "
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" ...  I charge about once every 3 weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked great for 4 months. ... My miband 2 has worked for almost 2 years now, but this is a piece of junk.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using this for a month now and I have no complaints so far.  ...  "
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" ...  If this lasts a year its worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  That was 7 days ago today and mine still has a 62%.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve used this product for 3 weeks and haven’t taken it off because it meets all my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems whatsoever.  ...  "
Features
 14
right, really, loved, good, functions
+100%
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" ...  The running feature is very innacurate once you get past 3km.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely happy with this product and the features.  ...  "
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" ...  Features that were nice to have, namely,  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this in January and loved the features it has.  ...  "
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" ...  Good fitness tracker with good features  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of features, hopefully they add the sound on the next version  ...  "
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" ...  Integrates well with the app, very easy to use, good features.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved it's features  ...  "
Display Clarity
 14
display, bright, weather, sunlight, readable
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Text is small and the screen is narrow so words can span multiple line but it is bright.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to read screen too.  ...  "
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" ...  The band has some really nice features, like auto-dimming after sunset or a scheduled time, being able to lock the screen, so there's no accidental menu changing without first unlocking it (by swiping up), and it even has a decent sleep tracking feature, that measures your stats and compares them to other users around you. ... The display isn't very bright in direct sunlight, and you'll have to cup or shade it to see it adequately in direct sunlight, which I rarely find myself in. ... - An optional home screen (face) or setting that allows you to see the battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  The Miband 3 is a better version of the miband 2, with a better screen and better battery life, while still being comfortable and simple.  ...  "
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" ...  The UI is nice and clean, even with only single color display it doesn't look cheaply designed.  ...  "
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" ...  Slightly larger screen and more screen options than the earlier version.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very good but It does not have more screens  ...  "
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" ...  I know screen real estate is at a premium, but I'd love to see a weather icon and the current temperature.  ...  "
Accuracy
 12
readings, accuracy, tracker, steps, step count
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Step tracking - I don't need this to be 100% accurate, but this seems fairly accurate. ... I think it's quite accurate as when it registers that I was awake, I remember being awake even though it could show being awake for only 3 minutes. ... It is accurate enough for what I need.\  ...  "
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" ...  So far I think its accurate, says I'm at about 6,000 steps as of writing this.  ...  "
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" ...  It also gives you a great feedback about your sleeping period and quality, bu can't tell how accurate is it since i really don't know how to calculate that and have no other devices to do so.  ...  "
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" ...  Even if they're not super accurate, they're still great for comparison from day to day and I'm fine with that.  ...  "
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" ...  *Accuracy - The step counter seems to be very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  It is about 80% accurate which is fine by me because it keeps me on track especially throughout th day.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s pretty accurate for step count, heart beat etc.  ...  "
Build Quality
 12
scratches, band, strong, simple, high
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Feels just right.  ...  "
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" ...  Inexpensive, very lightweight, comfortable band, charging is quick although you have to be strong to pop it out of band.  ...  "
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" ...  Durability: Very durable.  ...  "
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" ...  They're cheap though, so some protection is better than none.  ...  "
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" ...  It's made of high quality materials, but is incredibly light and unobtrusive. ... Because of its simple construction.  ...  "
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" ...  This thing is STRONG, high quality material. ... Not flimsy at all!  ...  "
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" ...  Works great but the face scratches easy with the new design.  ...  "
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" ...  It's definitely more rugged.  ...  "
Marketplace
 10
got, free, days, amazon, advertised
+90%
-10%
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" ...  It shipped in three days with free shipping.  ...  "
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" ...  Best of all, I ordered it with free shipping which should have taken a week, I got it the very next day (your results may vary lol).  ...  "
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" ...  I strongly recommend this seller.  ...  "
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" ...  available from third party sellers.  ...  "
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" ...  You can buy replacements online.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for $35 on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  That was 7 days ago today and mine still has a 62%.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon Q&A is a great source for info.  ...  "
Design
 10
look, love, looks, touch, small
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Small, nondescript design  ...  "
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" ...  When it comes to the actual device, I Love the cute, understated shape of it, along with the indented capacitive touch area.  ...  "
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" ...  And also look good.  ...  "
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" ...  Immediate second attempt looks more realistic.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that there was a feature update and look forward to more of them.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great but the face scratches easy with the new design.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels just right.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the sleek look and it does everything I want in a watch/fitness tracker.  ...  "
Notifications
 7
text messages, phone, messages, etc, get
+86%
-14%
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" ...  - The ability to quickly reply to text messages using pre-programmed responses ("I'm busy" , "I'll call you back" , "In a meeting", etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracks everything I need tracked and lets me see notifications.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that I can pick and choose which notifications I wanted to forward from phone to the tracker.  ...  "
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" ...  I can read text messages and that's the main notification I get which is fine  ...  "
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" ...  Find phone, sedentary reminders, and text messages.  ...  "
Call quality
 7
call, calls, know, texts, etc
+100%
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" ...  You can even long press the button to decline calls which is helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  This does it all, minus a few extra things like call people, but that's what your phone is for!  ...  "
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" ...  At the very least this saves me the trouble of pulling out my phone during meetings, classes, or while driving, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I love being able to know who's calling or messaging without picking up my phone. ... - The ability to quickly reply to text messages using pre-programmed responses ("I'm busy" , "I'll call you back" , "In a meeting", etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Waterproof, weather reports, incoming calls and texts, HR, steps, miles.  ...  "
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" ...  It even seems to work better than the Amazfit in terms of SMS and call ignore functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  I can even see who texted and called so I know whether to grab my phone.  ...  "
Fit
 6
bit, works, google fit, mine, mi
+100%
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" ...  I bought it because it works with Google fit which can communicate with Livingo.  ...  "
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" ...  I previously had the Mi Fit 2 and now I am loving the Mi Fit 3.  ...  "
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" ...  Great compatibility with Google Fit.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a fit-bit unit that doesn't work as well as it should and as this was very inexpensive compared to the fit-bit I thought I would give it a try.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 5
water, protectors, prone, plastic, much
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Lastly, the mifit 3 is so popular worldwide that third party bands and screen protectors are widely available if you arent happy with the rubber band strap.  ...  "
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" ...  It came with a screen protector!  ...  "
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" ...  The screen has been much more durable and has not scratched despite my unintentionally banging it on walls, etc.  ...  "
For Running
 4
workout, running, get, lasts, feature
+75%
-25%
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" ...  He wanted a practical and precisión watch because he runs.  ...  "
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" ...  The running feature is very innacurate once you get past 3km.  ...  "
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" ...  For its price it provides you all the nessecary info during a workout (walking, running, cycling) and its battery lasts 15 days!  ...  "
Bluetooth
 4
bluetooth, range, go, back, paired
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  I now cannot unpair to re-pair.  ...  "
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" ...  Tried pairing with my phone, couldn't connect because the "tap" feature doesn't work.  ...  "
Controls
 3
song, calls
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  You can even long press the button to decline calls which is helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  The old band you could change screens by pressing the button fast and they got rid of that in this version.  ...  "
As Gift
 3
christmas
+100%
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" ...  It was a gift to my son and he likes it a lot !  ...  "
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" ...  makes a great gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this as an early Christmas gift for a friend overseas.  ...  "
Clock
 3
live, clock, tracker, text, fitness
+100%
comment
" ...  The vibrating level is adequate enough to wake you at night if you set the alarm on it, but it's never jarring in your day-to-day goings about.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it as quiet alarm clock since I live with my roommate.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
shipping, free, days
+100%
comment
" ...  It shipped in three days with free shipping.  ...  "
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" ...  received the right product on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything that I wanted and fast delivery  ...  "
Size
 3
light, bulky, high, design
+100%
comment
" ...  Small, nondescript design  ...  "
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" ...  It's made of high quality materials, but is incredibly light and unobtrusive.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  1968.5 meters
Weight:  82.21 grams