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[Discussion] Things to know about Mi Band 3 Battery Life

2018-10-09 06:36:41
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Hey Mi Fans,
The most anticipated Mi Band 3 has finally arrived in India with the new improved design, interesting features and a budget-friendly price that suits your pocket! That’s not all, the all-new Mi Band 3 comes with a bigger display and up to 20-day battery backup. On top of it, you can now view notifications, reject calls and get weather updates right on your wrist. Pretty amazing, isn’t it? Head towards Mi Band 3: Specifications and features to know more about Mi Band 3.

Mi Band 3 comes with a 110mAh Li-Ion Polymer Battery that can give up to 20 days of battery backup with routine use.

Automatic Heart Rate Monitoring
This feature measures heart rate at the user set frequency intervals. For increased accuracy, the algorithm measures Heart rate at a higher frequency when a movement or activity is detected. These features will consume very high battery and lead to an average life of Up to 3-9 days.

Sleep Assistant
Sleep assistant function helps in accurately measuring the sleep. Use this feature only if the Mi Band 3 is unable to detect your sleep tracking as it uses higher battery power.

To achieve more battery life it’s recommended to use these features whenever it’s required.

Expected Battery Life*
Light Usage
Medium Usage
Extensive Usage
With Automatic Heart Rate Monitoring - Off
Up to 20 days
15 - 20 days
Up to 10 days
With Automatic Heart Rate Monitoring - On
Up to 9 days
Up to 3-9 days
Up to 3 days
*These results are under test conditions. Actual usage may vary.

Mi Band 3 usage has been divided into 3 categories. Here's how you can make the most of Mi Band 3 battery depending on the kind of user you are.

Casual Usage: Up to 20-days battery life

Casual usage is when users generally use Mi Band 3 for step & sleep tracking. These users have activated limited app notifications.

  • Check the time on the Band – 10 times per day
  • Call Alerts - 5 calls per day
  • Heart rate monitoring – 2 times per day
  • App notification alerts (WhatsApp or other apps) - 20 notifications per day
  • Other operations on Band - 5 min per day

Medium Usage: 15 – 20 days battery life

Medium usage accounts for getting call & notification alerts and actively tracking the step count, sleep quality, heart rate and calorie burn.

  • Check Time on the Band – 20 times per day
  • Get Call Alerts - 10 calls per day
  • Heart rate monitoring – 5 times a day.
  • App notification alerts (WhatsApp or other apps) - 30-50 notifications per day
  • Real-time activity tracking – 1 hour per week
  • Other operations on Band display - 15 min per day

Extensive Usage – Up to 9 days battery life

Extensive usage is when users are into heavy fitness regime and mainly use Mi Band 3 for tracking their activities and Heart rate.

  • Check Time on the Band – 30 times per day
  • Get Call Alerts - 15 calls per day
  • Heart rate monitoring – 10 times per day
  • App notification alerts (WhatsApp or other apps) - 50+ notifications per day
  • Real-time activity tracking – 2 hours per week
  • Other operations on Band display - 20 min per day

Hope this will help you get most out of your battery life in your Mi Band 3.


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Pro Bunny

Rajjo0213 | from Redmi 6 Pro


thanks for the information
2018-10-09 07:36:08

Grandmaster Bunny

Solver13 | from Redmi Note 4


Thanks for sharing this useful information! :)
2018-10-09 07:55:22

Pro Bunny

Piyush Jaiman | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


thanks for information
2018-10-09 08:16:05

Pro Bunny

Syed shaik | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


hello mi band 3 is counting steps while travelling in the bus. how to solve it
2018-10-09 08:36:19

Master Bunny

Papu Bag | from Redmi Note 4


thanks for the information
2018-10-09 08:58:39

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1585252666 | from app


different strip when available
2018-10-09 09:56:51

Master Bunny

Srini | from Redmi Note 5


thanks for sharing...
2018-10-09 10:06:01

Pro Bunny

aniscorpion | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


very helpful article. thanks for the post
2018-10-09 10:10:37

Advanced Bunny

derrickdsouza | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


I get above 20 days battery life.
2018-10-09 10:57:18

Master Bunny

Kiran Chandanshiv | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


exactly the info needed. ty.
2018-10-09 11:17:58
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