Huawei has expanded its portfolio of fitness bands in India, with the launch of the new Huawei Fit, Huawei Band 2 & Band 2 Pro today, in India. The price starts at Rs. 4,599 for the Huawei Band 2, while the Huawei Band 2 Pro is priced at Rs. 6,999 and the Huawei Fit is priced at Rs. 9,999. All these new fitness bands are available via traditional watch retail stores and electronics stores, across India.
The Huawei Band 2 and Band 2 Pro have announced a few months ago. Both the Huawei Band 2 and Band 2 Pro provide all-day heart monitoring, which is accomplished using the built-in heart rate (HR) sensor. Both of these bands also have an always-on PMOLED display. These two bands are compatible with devices running Android 4.4 above and iOS 8.0 and above. The Huawei Band 2 Pro has a Firstbeat mechanism which the company claims to assess the maximum rate of oxygen consumption to provide users active feedback with the aim to increase their stamina.
The Band 2 Pro also has a built-in GPS, so that users can monitor the total distance covered during a workout session, along with stats like speed and movement. The Huawei Band 2 Pro comes in Smart Black and Bold Red color options. The Huawei Band 2 has Advanced Sleep Tracking feature to that can analyze the sleep quality, and Huawei has claimed that this feature will provide personalized advice to users for sleep improvement based on the available sleep data.
Apart from the two fitness bands, the Huawei Band 2 and Band 2 Pro, Huawei also introduced the Huawei Fit which is a watch along with fitness tracker. The Huawei Fit comes in three color options- Black, blue and orange. The wristband can be changed to match up with one’s dress and taste. Huawei has said that it is a battery that can last up to six days. There is also a 1.04-inch Memory LCD with 208×208 pixels resolution. In terms of sensor, the Huawei Fit packs a bunch of sensors including heart rate sensor, CAP, six-axis motion sensor and an ambient light sensor and the display of Huawei Fit is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Commenting on the launch of these devices in India, Mr. P. Sanjeev, Vice President – Sales (Huawei & Honor Consumer Business), said, “Focused on innovation and intuitive to consumers needs and aspirations, the new wearable devices from Huawei are part of our commitment to introducing a range of products at different price points . Wearable technology is gaining increasing importance in people’s lives and Huawei is at the forefront of this movement. These intelligent devices are equipped with smart technology to help people use intelligent trackers to keep a close watch on their fitness statistics. With the newly launched Huawei Fit and Huawei Band2 we are confident of replicating the blockbuster success we had with the Honor Band 3 launched a couple of months ago.”
All these three fitness tracking devices from Huawei are 5ATM water-resistant.