Honor’s Band 5i And MagicWatch 2 Launched In India

Honor’s Band 5i And MagicWatch 2 Launched In India

Honor’s Band 5i And MagicWatch 2 Launched In India

by January 15, 2020

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor had also announced 2 smart wearables in the launch event of Honor 9X. The smart band Honor Band 5i falls in the budget-category whereas MagicWatch 2 is the updated version of last year’s MagicWatch. Both the wearables are already available in their home market and the feature-set for India is almost the same. Let’s dive into the details now.

MagicWatch 2: Specs and features

As we shared in our previous blog about MagicWatch 2, the smartwatch, comes in two variants 42mm and 46mm. The display size is different where you will get a 1.2-inch and 1.39-inch AMOLED display on 42 and 46 mm watches, respectively. Both the variants also come in different color options, the 46 mm one will be available in Charcoal Black and Flax Brown. The 42 mm variant will be available in Agate Black and Sakura Gold. The 46 mm MagicWatch 2 is claimed to provide 14 days of battery life whereas the latter one will last 7 days on a full charge.

 

Apart from these, all the specs and features will remain the same on both variants. MagicWatch 2 will be also water-resistant up to 5ATM and is built of 316L stainless steel. With the always-on display and various watch faces, MagicWatch 2 comes in the classic round watch design.

 

On the sensors’ front, the smartwatch sports heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, compass, breathing tips, and many more functionalities. A total of 15 fitness activities can be tracked using the watch with very advanced features like oxygen level detection, workout analysis, etc.

 

Talking about the chipset, MagicWatch 2 is powered by Kirin A1 and offers 2 gigs of internal storage. You can store up to 500 songs for offline playback. The smartwatch also offers a speaker and microphone for calling and can be paired with both, iOS and Android. You can also pair the watch with Bluetooth earphones and the smartphone at the same time, thanks to Bluetooth 5.0. You can also check weather updates, notifications, contact lists, and much more.

Honor Band 5i: Specs and features

This is the Honor’s latest smart tracker with a 0.96-inch touchscreen HD panel. Honor Band 5i will also provide various watch features and also sports a capacitive button on the front. This smart tracker is water-resistant up to 50 meters and is available in different color options, Coral Pink, Meteorite Black, and Olive Green.

 

Honor Band 5i is equipped with a range of sensors like heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, oxygen monitor, etc. You will also get a visual trainer and total tracking of 9 activities. The users will also be able to play/pause and skip tracks right from the band. The charging mechanism is also pretty simple, it can be plugged in directly using the USB. You can remove the strap from one side and you can plug in the connector. Honor is providing a 91mAh battery and claims the battery to last around 7-9 days.

Honor Sport BT Earphones: Specs and features

In the launch event, Honor also announced 2 Bluetooth earphones, Sport and Sport Pro. The earphones are neck-band style and can offer the continuous playback up to 18 hours on a single charge. The company claims to provide 4 hours of playback on a 5-minute charge using the fast charging support and type-C connector.

MagicWatch 2, Band 5i, Sport Earphones: Availability and pricing

The Agate Black 42mm MagicWatch 2 is available at ₹11,999, whereas the Sakura Gold one is priced at ₹14,999. The 46mm variants, Charcoal Black and Flax Brown, is priced at ₹12,999 and 14,999, respectively. The fitness tracker Band 5i will be available at ₹1,999. The smartwatch MagicWatch 2’s 46 mm variant will be on sale from January 19 on Amazon India. The site will also offer SBI cardholders an instant discount of 10%. There is no official announcement regarding the availability of the 42mm variant.

 

The Sport BT earphone will be available at ₹1,999, whereas the Sport Pro will be priced at ₹3,999. Both the earphones will go on sale through Amazon and Flipkart, however, we don’t know the availability dates yet.