Huawei of China has entered with a bang in wearable segment and launched slew of wearable devices in MWC 2015. The three devices launced are Huawei Watch, TalkBand B2, and TalkBand N1.
As the first smartwatch in the Huawei wearables family, Huawei Watch features a 1.4 inch AMOLED with 400 x 400 pixels resolution in 286 ppi at a 10,000:1 high contrast ratio. This smartwatch is scratch-proof and water-proof, and has fully circular design at 42mm diameter.
The body of this watch boasts exquisite craftsmanship featuring use of sapphire crystal elements, and a metal body which features a 316L corrosive-resistant, cold-forged stainless steel, commonly only seen in luxury watches.
Huawei runs on Android Wear OS and is packed with a range of health tracking functions and has a built-in advanced heart rate monitor sensor, 6-Axis sensor, barometer sensor, touch motor, and built-in microphone. Paired with a smartphone running Android 4.3 or higher, Huawei Watch enables users to easily receive SMS, email, calendar, app, and phone call notifications. The 6-Axis sensor also enables the watch to automatically identify a user’s state of motion and measures sports data provided by their activity – walking/running/climbing/cycling.
Huawei Watch offers 40 customizable watch faces ranging from a classic analog to digital, or even a tracking design that displays health data including calories ingested, steps taken and more. Huawei Watch comes in three stylish colors: gold, silver and black with a full range of materials, watch straps and other styles also available.
Huawei TalkBand B2
Huawei TalkBand B2 boasts of smarter fitness tracking functionality with higher accuracy, and enhanced synchronization with the users mobile device. With its superior Bluetooth connectivity, Huawei TalkBand B2 is not only a convenient health management device, but also the perfect combination of Bluetooth headset and sports bracelet, ideal for the on-the-run business executives who are athletically active.
Equipped with an advanced 6-axis sensor, TalkBand B2’s smart detection can automatically identify and record motions accurately, detect the duration of deep sleep and light sleep, and provide consumers with health tips on ways to improve their sleep pattern.
TalkBand B2 is equipped with dual-microphone, noise reduction technology, smart detection to understand whether the Bluetooth earpiece is on the wristband or not, allowing it to automatically push audio (music/call) to the smartphone or B2 bracelet. TalkBand B2 is also equipped with a pager to search and locate your smartphone, regardless of the phone model, through vibration or ring tone alerts.
The metal bracket of TalkBand B2 is made of high strength, light weight aviation aluminum. With an intuitive and user-friendly HD touch screen, TalkBand B2 comes in two watchband styles, the environmentally professional TPU material or the luxurious leather.
TalkBand B2 is claimed to have superb battery performance allowing it to operate up to five days, support continuous call time up to six hours, and 12 days’ standby time. TalkBand B2 supports devices with Android 4.0 operating system and iPhones with IOS7.0 or above and it will come in three colors, black, silver and gold. The recommended retail price of premium version (with leather strap) is 199 euros and that of standard version (with TPU strap) is 169 euros.
Huawei TalkBand N1
Huawei TalkBand N1 is the industry’s first Hi-Fi stereo + Bluetooth headset featuring 4G of local MP3 storage for 1,000 songs, Bluetooth calling, and sports tracking.
Made with high quality loudspeaker components, TalkBand N1 gives users the ultimate experience in professional sound quality on par with higher end headsets thanks to chamber tuning. With a 20-20KHz frequency range, TalkBand N1 provides the finest sound quality with higher expressiveness. Housing APTX Bluetooth transmission technology, users will enjoy CD quality sound through the Bluetooth headset.
Paired with a smartphone, TalkBand N1 is also a health and sports tracker with functionalities include step counting, distance calculation, calorie consumption tracking, and more. It also carries a function that broadcasts the names or phone numbers of incoming calls so users won’t miss a call on the road.
With an X type design made with a TPU soft rubber material surface, the TalkBand N1 weighs a consumer friendly 18 grams, and has an IP54 dustproof and waterproof level, making the headset sweat proof for those active users. Additionally, the magnetic earbud design turns the TalkBand N1 from a convenient headset to a fashionable necklace accessory. The TalkBand N1 comes in three stylish colors: Silver, Grey and Red. The recommended retail price of 119 euros.