Apart from Honor 9X, Huawei‘s sub-brand has launched two new wearables dubbed Honor Magic Watch 2 and Honor Band 5i in India. Unlike the 9X, both the wearables will be available exclusively via Amazon India. Furthermore, the smartphone maker has also unveiled a new Sport lineup of earphones in the country. Here is everything you need to know about both the wearables.
Honor Magic Watch 2, Honor Band 5i: Price in India, Sale Date
Starting off with the cheaper Honor Band 5i, the fitness tracker comes with a price tag of INR 1,999 (roughly $28). It will be available for purchase starting from January 19 on Amazon India. Honor Magic Watch 2, on the other hand, comes in two different sizes – 42mm and 46mm. The smaller version of the smartwatch comes in two color options namely Agate Black and Sakura Gold with the price tag of INR 11,999 ($170) and INR 14,999 ($211) respectively. The bigger variant, on the other hand, will be sold for INR 12,999 ($183) for Charcoal Black and INR 14,999 ($211) for the Flex Brown color option.
There is no information on the availability details of the 42mm variant while the 46mm will be up for grabs on January 19. As a part of launch offer, SBI bank cardholder will get an additional 10% discount on both the smartwatch and fitness tracker.
Honor Band 5i, as the name suggests, is a successor to the previously launched Honor Band 5. It comes with a 0.96-inch color touchscreen display with a resolution of 160×80 pixels. The fitness tracker comes with some new sets of features such as a dedicated watch-face store. Sadly, the new store is available only for the Android platform as of now. With the new watch-face store, users will now have many more options to customize their band as per the liking. It comes with all the standard features such as TruSleep analysis, 24×7 heart rate sensor and water resistance up to 50m. The band also comes with a SpO2 monitor that tracks oxygen saturation levels in the blood.
Coming to the Honor Magic Watch 2, the smartwatch comes in two dial sizes – 42mm and 46mm. The former features a 1.2-inch circular AMOLED display while the latter comes with a 1.39-inch screen. It runs on the Kirin A1 chipset paired with 4GB storage. The wearable makes use of Bluetooth to connect with the smartphone. The smartwatch is 5ATM water-resistant to up to 50m and features GPS support as well. Both the variants have a heart rate monitor located on the back. Since it is water-resistant, the watch can detect the number of swimming strokes and can also calculate the SWOLF score. Lastly, the watch offers eight outdoor and seven indoor sports modes, virtual pace setters, and sleep disorder diagnoses.