The Talkband B5 is a device that can be used as a fitness tracker as well as Bluetooth headset.
Huawei has introduced its latest wearable device “Huawei Talkband B5” which was the successor of the Talkband B3 launched in 2016. It seems to be a worthy competitor for the new Mi band 3.
The Huawei Talkband B5 currently available for pre-order via Vmall in China, although the device’s pricing will be revealed on 18th July.
The Band comes with a 1.13-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 2.5D curved glass and 300 × 160 pixels resolution. The Display is bigger and better than its predecessor. The Talkband B5 is a 2-in-1 device that can be used as a fitness tracker as well as a single-ear Bluetooth headset for taking calls. It not very innovative or something new we have seen many fitness bands in China previously or even Flipkart.
The pop-up Bluetooth headset has a trip-core audio chip with high-definition voice and dual microphone with noise reduction. It has caller ID support, call mute function as well as speed dial option. The Huawei TruRelax Technology helps in analyses heart rate variability and accesses the user’s stress status.
It analyzes the sleep pattern of the user with Huawei TruSleep 2.0 which uses cardiopulmonary coupled dynamics spectrum (CPC) to monitor the sleep structure. The Huawei TruSeen 2.0 heart rate technology offers 24-hour continuous heart monitoring when running, walking, cycling and more activities. Along with step counting, calorie calculation, and distance measurement.
The Band comes with IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance. The Talkband B5 connects via Bluetooth 4.2 to Smartphone. The TalkBand B5 comes with 512 KB RAM and 16 MB Flash memory mostly for storing the pre-installed apps since it does not support sideloading of other applications. While the Battery capacity is 108 mAh, and Huawei says it can go three days without charging and that’s where it fall behind when compare to the Mi Band 3 which last foe 15-20 days.
The Huawei TalkBand B5 comes in Sports Edition with strap in three colors — Ash, Black and Brown color. On the other hand, the Business Edition comes with a metal strap.