Along with the Honor 20 Youth Edition, the Huawei’s sub-brand has also launched a new fitness tracker in China yesterday – the Honor Band 5i. It is a trimmed-down and a more affordable version of the Honor Band 5 that was unveiled a few months ago. Here is everything you need to know about the Honor Band 5i, including its specifications, price, and availability.
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Honor Band 5i: Price, Availability
The Honor Band 5i costs CNY 159 in China, and it will go on sale starting 1st November. Buyers have an option to choose from three color variants – Coral Pink, Olive Green, and Meteorite Black. Honor hasn’t revealed the availability details of the fitness tracker for markets outside China.
Honor Band 5i: Specifications
The Honor Band 5i has a 0.96-inch color LCD with 160 x 80 pixels resolution and touch support. Depending upon the watch face you choose, the display can show you time, date, day, remaining battery, and fitness statistics. The fitness tracker can also alert you for the notifications you get on your smartphone, such as calls, alarms, and app notifications.
Being a fitness tracker, the Honor Band 5i comes with a heart rate monitor. The wearable can track a number of physical activities, such as walking, running, cycling, and swimming. It also comes with a sleep tracker. All of the tracked data can be viewed on the fitness tracker, or in the dedicated application for the fitness tracker on your smartphone. Speaking of which, the Honor Band 5i can be used with either Android or iOS devices.
The most interesting feature of the Honor Band 5i is that it has a USB Type-A connector for you to charge the fitness tracker quickly. This connector is hidden in the strap at the bottom end of the case. So, whenever you need to charge the device, just remove the strap and plug it plug the USB Type-A connector into any compatible charger, including the one that is in your laptop or power bank. As for the battery life, Honor claims the device to last 9 days on a single charge.