HUAWEI’s sub-brand Honor has launched a new fitness band, the Honor Band 5, which is the successor to the Honor Band 4. The Honor Band 5 has been carried forward to India a month after it had gone on sale in the homeland, China.
The Band 5 comes with upgraded health features, several new watch faces, and AMOLED color display.
The Honor Band 5 is launched with a budget price tag of INR2,599 and made available exclusively on Flipkart starting today. Buyers will have three color options- Midnight Navy, Coral Pink, and Meteorite Black- to choose from.
Buyers can avail 10% instant discount on ICICI Bank credit and debit cards and a 5% discount on Axis Bank Buzz credit card. As usual, the Band 5 will also be available with INR91 per month EMI option.
The Honor Band 5 flaunts similar design to the Honor Band 4 with a round button for navigation and same textured silicon bands.
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The Honor Band 5 comes with 0.95-inch 240x120p AMOLED display with 2.5D curved glass, allowing multiple customizable watch faces. The display shows time and date, alarm, events, notifications, activity timer, etc. Also, it has the provision for the users to take, reject or mute a call.
The Band 5 is equipped with HUAWEI’s TrueSeen 3.0 that continually track heart rate in accurate manner. It also has a TrueSleep feature that uses cardiopulmonary coupled dynamics spectrum (CPC) to monitor sleep patterns and offers personalized sleep recommendations.
It seems the SpO2 sensor which determines blood oxygen level hasn’t made into the Indian version of the Honor Band 5. Sadly, the NFC feature is also missing. Nevertheless, the Honor Band 5 is 5ATM waterproof to safeguard the wearable from up to 50 meters of water immersion.
The automatic activity tracking help tracks 10 fitness activities that include running, cycling, swimming strokes, and calories burnt count. There are also a sedentary reminder as well as a Find my Phone feature coming in tow.
The Band is compatible with Android 4.4 or later and iOS 9.0 or later phones. It supports Bluetooth 4.2 and is backed by 100mAh battery that charges fully in 1.6 hours and lasts up to 14 days on normal usage. The Honor Band 5 weighs 22.7 grams and measures 43×17.2×11.5mm in dimension.