Huawei has introduced its latest wearable device — Huawei Talkband B5 as the successor of the Talkband B3 that was launched in the year 2016. The device was leaked online a couple of days ago, revealing what to expect from it.
Now, the Huawei Talkband B5 has been officially announced by the company and has also been listed on its website. Currently available for pre-order via Vmall in China, the device’s pricing will be revealed on 18th July and will go on sale in China from 20th July.
It comes with a 1.13-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 2.5D curved glass and 300 × 160 pixels resolution. The display is about 2.4 times bigger 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.
When attached to the wristband, it can be used as a fitness tracker, but when detached, it becomes a single-ear Bluetooth headset which can be used to take calls. 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.
It also comes with Huawei TruRelax Technology that analyses heart rate variability and accesses the user’s stress status. Further, the device offers breath training for relaxing. The Huawei TruSleep 2.0 uses cardiopulmonary coupled dynamics spectrum (CPC) to monitor complete sleep structure including deep sleep (REM). It analyzes the sleep pattern of the user and also offers personalized sleep recommendations.
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, it also enables users to set up a running plan based on heart rate evaluation, V02max, recovery time suggestion and more.
The device also comes with IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance. The Talkband B5 connects via Bluetooth 4.2 to devices that are running Android 4.4+ and iOS 9.0 and above.
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. There are also optional 18mm straps in silicone, leather and stainless steel for a premium look.