Fitness bands are a great way to keep track of one’s daily activities. So, it’s not surprising that they are on the rise. From premium to entry-level, consumers have a huge array of devices to choose from. Premium ones are great. Big screen size, ECG tracker and what not. There’s a lot that they provide. However, it’s not the same for entry-level fitness bands. They usually have smaller screen size and have a limited customization option.
So, keeping in mind the growing attractiveness towards fitness trackers, Huawei designed the Honor Band. It was touted as the new breed of entry-level fitness bands. They offer customizable color screen and a stylish design. And the device over the years has certainly garnered a huge fanbase. Keeping in mind the growing number of users of the Honor Band series, the company has launched a new addition to this series. The new Honor Band 5 is now available from daraz and offline stores for Rs. 4350.
Honor Band 5 Overview
The band has a 0.95” AMOLED screen that has a large touch-based home button next to it. The display resolution is of 120 x 240 pixels. Also, the device comes with a water-resistant 5ATM certification. Which means that the device is waterproof up to 50 meters. It uses a 100mAh battery. And it should probably last up to 14 days without charging. Its features include heart rate monitor, step counter, blood oxygen saturation monitor and calorie count. Furthermore, the device comes with 10 different sports mode.
Honor Band 5 Specifications
- Weight: 7g
- Size: 43 x 17.2 x 11.5mm
- Display: 0.95” AMOLED Display
- Band material: TPU
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, NFC
- Water resistance: 5ATM
- Battery: 100mAh
- Shape: Rectangle
- Trackers: heart rate monitor, step counter, blood oxygen saturation monitor, calorie count
If you were thinking that the launch event next week will only be for the Honor Band 5, then you are mistaken. The company is also planning to launch Honor Watch Magic. The looks a lot like the Huawei Watch GT. That’s probably because Huawei and Honor share a lot of R&D. Whether it is exactly similar to the Watch GT or packs something extra can only be answered once the device releases. For now, let’s have a look at its key specifications.
Besides Honor Band 5, the company has also launched the Watch Magic smartwatch in Nepal. It is nearly identical to the Huawei Watch GT but is priced much cheaper at Rs. 15,990.
Honor Watch Magic Overview
Honor Watch Magic features a 1.2″ AMOLED display and weighs around 32 grams. The device has two buttons near 2 O’clock and 4 O’clock that helps users to navigate through the UI. The outer rim of the device is made up of ceramic and the numbering in it makes device resemble somewhat similar to the Tag Heuer Connected modular smartwatches. Talking about its smart features, it includes a GPS tracker and the general fitness tracker. As for the battery, it uses a 178mAh battery that should last up to 11 days.
Honor Watch Magic Specifications
- Weight: 32g
- Size: 42 x 42 x 9.8mm
- Display: 1.2” AMOLED Display
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, GPS
- Water resistance: 5ATM
- Battery: 178mAh
- Shape: Circular
- Trackers: heart rate monitor, step counter, calorie count, sleep tracker