The smart wearable category in India is dominated by the likes of Xiaomi and Fitbit. Other players including Samsung and Apple have strong presence in the category as well
Honor, a sub-brand that operates under Huawei’s umbrella, has announced the launch of Honor Band 4 in India. The company has priced Honor Band 4 at Rs 2,599. The brand is claiming that its latest smart wearable acts like a personal trainer, and monitors user’s health and activities.
Announced in Meteorite Black, Midnight Navy and Dahlia Pinkcolors, the brand will be selling Honor Band 4 exclusively through Amazon in India.
Noor Patel, director, category management, Amazon India said, “We are very excited to partner with Honor India to bring the stylish and innovative Honor Band 4 to our customers. Smart devices like fitness trackers are must-haves nowadays as interest levels for fitness are rising among customers across the country. Our partnership with Honor will only strengthen our efforts in providing customers with superior quality products and devices at great prices.”
Currently, the smart wearable category in India is dominated by the likes of Xiaomi and Fitbit. Xiaomi’s latest smart band, Mi Band 3, is available at retail prices starting at Rs 2,000 in the country.
Honor Band 4 features
Honor Band 4 features a 2.5D curved screen, which is 0.95 inches in size. This Amoled screen offers 240 × 120 colour display and is completely touchscreen. Huawei is claiming that its ‘TruSleep’ monitoring technology tracks sleeping activities. It further acts as a personal sleep adviser to users. The technology, as per the company, identifies and provides advice on common sleeping problems and habits.
The Honor Band 4 comes backed by ‘TruSeenTM 3.0 heart rate technology’. Honor Band 4 calculates dozens of exercise scene algorithms with accurate measurements using the same technology. The Honor Band 4 can continuously monitor heart rate and is capable of sharing heart rate warnings.
Huawei is saying that the Honor band 4 supports multiple workout types including swimming, outdoor walking, and outdoor and indoor running. It is water resistant up to a depth of 50 meters, and can last till 17 days under normal usage on a single charge.
Suhail Tariq, CMO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, said, “In today’s stressful environment, it’s important for everyone to lead a healthy lifestyle by having a balanced diet, doing regular exercise and having adequate sleep every day. With Honor Band 4, consumers can track all these activities and lead a healthy and active lifestyle.”
Honor Band 4 boosts smart features including online number identification, call answer options and message notifications.