Huawei has launched the Huawei Band 6, a brand new health tracker with a tall display and a few strong well being options.
It might look acquainted because it’s truly a rebadged Honor Band 6. The 2 firms have religiously aped every others merchandise over the previous few years, and whereas they’re now separate entities once more, plainly follow gained’t be stopping.
So what does the Huawei Band 6 get you?
Effectively, a 1.47-inch AMOLED touchscreen is the primary celebration piece, and even with such a top quality show, it nonetheless manages to muster up 10 days of “intense” use. And it solely weighs 18g too, making it supremely gentle, and the case measures 43 × 25.4 × 11.45mm.
You’d be forgiven for considering the Band 6 is equivalent to the Huawei Watch Fit, nevertheless it’s truly considerably smaller. The Watch Match has a 1.67-inch display and measures 46 x 30 x 10.7 m, tipping the scales at 21g with no strap, so the Band 6 is smaller in each approach.
There’s an SpO2 sensor as a part of the TruSeen HR sensor which is able to hold tabs on blood oxygen ranges all-day (we did say intense use). It’s additionally an efficient sleep tracker utilizing the TruSleep aglorithms that we’ve examined on different Huawei wearables. The Band 6 will hold tabs on sleep levels, in addition to respiratory price throughout relaxation.
There are 96 exercise profiles however 11 ‘professional’ modes, which included working, biking and even rope skipping. We presume the professional modes embody bespoke knowledge, whereas the opposite 85 are simply easy timer, coronary heart price and calorie monitoring that allow you to tag your train accurately.
It’s additionally water resistant to 50m with a 5ATM ranking.
There’s easy notifications mirroring out of your smartphone on provide, however no GPS. Which means the Huawei Watch Match remains to be the superior gadget, regardless of the similarities.
It’s an extra blurring of the traces between health bands and smartwatches.
We don’t have pricing, however the Honor Band 6 is ready round £50 – so it is a affordable information. We’ll replace with full pricing and availability when we’ve got it – however don’t maintain your breath a few US launch.