The difference between Bluetooth 4.0 and 5.0

What is Bluetooth?

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard used to exchange data between fixed and mobile devices over short distances using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in industrial, scientific and medical radio bands from 2.402 GHz to 2.480 GHz and to build PANs (Personal Area Networks). .

Bluetooth 5.0 is the latest version of the Bluetooth wireless communications standard. It is commonly used for wireless headphones and other audio hardware, as well as wireless keyboards, mice and game controllers.

The comparisons

Bluetooth 4.0 and 5.0 do almost all the same things, but they have their own features and differences.


Bluetooth 5.0 is faster than Bluetooth 4.0. The speed of Bluetooth 5.0 is 2 Mbps, twice as fast as Bluetooth 4.0 of about 1 Mbps.


Bluetooth 4.0 supports 50m outdoors and 10m indoors, while Bluetooth 5.0 supports 200m line of sight outdoors and 40m indoors.

Power requirement

Due to its low power consumption, Bluetooth 5.0 uses less power on your device compared to Bluetooth 4.0.

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