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Xiaomi Mi Band 4 certification give us our first look at the new fitness tracker

First images emerge of the budget fitness tracker
Mi Band 4 images show off new tracker
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Xiaomi already revealed that the Mi Band 4 is arriving in 2019, but that launch date might be coming sooner than you think.

Spotted by DroidShout, the new fitness tracker looks to be making its way through Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) for approval. The listing has brought with it the first images of the new device and, unsurprisingly, it's doesn't look like it's going to be a big departure from the Xiaomi Mi Band 3.

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As you can see images below, it looks like we can expect a tracker with a display and a capacitive button below it. Around the back, it looks like we'll get a heart rate monitor again too and that's all we can really glean from the pictures.

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 certification give us our first look at the new fitness tracker

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 certification give us our first look at the new fitness tracker

The listing hasn't brought any additional details when it comes to specifications, however. We do already know that, like the Xiaomi Mi Band 3, there will be two variants one of which will have NFC. The likelihood will be this contactless payment-capable model will remain in China, however like its predecessor.

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There has been some speculation that Xiaomi could follow Apple in adding an ECG monitor to its wearable. Huami, who makes the Xiaomi Mi Band, has already put ECG tech inside of its Amazfit range of wearables.

Best budget fitness tracker: Xiaomi Mi Band 3
Best budget fitness tracker: Xiaomi Mi Band 3

The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 has proved immensely popular, reportedly selling in excess of 1 million units, helped by its low price and regular discounts. It's currently our pick for the best budget fitness tracker in our best fitness tracker buying guide if you don't fancy waiting for the new model to hit shelves.



Xiaomi Mi Band 4 certification shots give you a first look


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