Honor Band 5 to be sold via Flipkart in India, no word on availability
Honor has announced that its upcoming fitness band - the Honor Band 5 will go on sale in India via Flipkart. The band was launched in China last month and there is no official word on its availability in the Indian market. The band comes with with AMOLED touch screen, real-time heart rate monitoring, scientific sleep monitoring, blood oxygen saturation detection, 10 sports modes, and NFC multi-scenario applications. With this band, Honor had become the first brand to bring AMOLED color screen to a band in China.
The company claims that the new display offers rich colors, higher brightness at lower power consumption. In China, the 0.95-inch touch screen can display up to 45 Chinese characters. The company has collaborated with the PP pig, Otter, Bunny Rabbit, and other IP partners in China to build trendy and eye catching theme for dials including a couple's dial.
Honor claims that the heart rate monitoring with this new band will be comparable to that of professional heart rate monitoring, with atrial fibrillation screening as high as 97.8%. The band comes with Huawei's intelligent heart rate monitoring technology - TruSeen3.5 which has passed the professional test of the National General Administration of Sports.
The company claims introducing more functions such as 5ATM/ 50M Water Resistant, Swim Stroke Recognition and, 10 Indoor and Outdoor Fitness Modes, Six-Axis Sensor and multiple smart functions. The band will allow users to connect their phones to the band via Bluetooth to the Huawei Health App. Honor Band 5 offers a battery life of two weeks to ensure the best user experience supported by intelligent algorithms, says maker.
The band comes with a scientific sleep monitoring system which identifies the complete sleep structure and provides over 200 personalised improvement suggestions. The band uses its parent company's TruSleep2.0 sleep detection technology, which provides personalised sleep quality assessment and give suggestions for sound and healthy sleep to users. The standard edition of the Honor Band 5 has been priced at CNY 189 (approx Rs 1900) in China while the NFC version has been priced at CNY219 (approx 2200).
It comes in four color options: Midnight blue, meteorite black, coral powder, and olive green.
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