On September 4, at the Honor new product launch conference, the company released the Honor Band 5 Basketball Edition.
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In fact, this is the slightly modified variant of the Honor Band 4 Running Version. As the name suggests, the Basketball Edition comes with ten basketball data monitoring functions and strived to make sports more interesting and professional.
In terms of price, it costs 129 yuan ($18). This smartband is already available for purchase.
What advantages it has?
The Honor Band 5 Basketball Version and the Chinese Basketball Teaching and Research Team of Beijing Sports University jointly developed a new basketball monitoring function. You can insert it into the shoe buckle to enter the basketball mode. Thanks to the professional six-axis motion sensor, our protagonist can record many useful data:
- number of vertical jumps, vertical jump height (maximum vertical jump height, average vertical jump height, and each vertical jump height);
- free time (maximum free time, average free time, and each free time);
- moving speed (fastest moving speed, average moving speed, and moving speed distribution);
- exercise time;
- moving distance;
- active time and more.
At the end of the game, the Huawei Sports Health app will also present the performance scores (comprehensive score, bounce score, mobile score, sprint score, maximum acceleration score, and lower limb strength score).
In addition, the highly acclaimed professional running posture monitoring and correction function was retained in the Honor Band 5 Basketball Edition. In the running posture mode, it can monitor seven professional data including grounding time, landing method, ground impact, stride frequency, stride length, valgus amplitude, and swing angle.
It is worth mentioning that in the sneaker-wearing mode with Huawei Sports Health app, the Honor Band 5 Basketball Edition can also be connected with two devices.
Honor Band 5 Basketball Edition Hardware
The Honor Band 5 Basketball Version sports a 0.5-inch PMOLED screen with a round touch button for more sensitive control. The main bean uses a detachable design, which breaks through the mindset that the wristband can only be worn on the hand.
This smartband is made of recycled fiber and has obtained CONTROL UNION certification. The one-piece woven wristband is tough, giving the wrist a stronger fit, flexibility, resilience, and breathability. As for color options, there are six colors of nebula purple, star yellow, seagull gray, cherry powder, red and denim blue.
In terms of battery life, the Honor Band 5 Basketball Edition uses a high-performance, low-power processor. This helps the band provide up to 21 days of standby time. But if using commonly, it will last two weeks. It also has a 5ATM waterproof certificate.