Honor MagicWatch 2 and Band 5i Launched in India
Alongside the all-new Honor 9X, the company has also launched two new products, the Honor MagicWatch 2 and the Honor Band 5i. The MagicWatch 2 comes in two variants: 42mm and 46mm, and it is powered by the company’s latest Kirin A1 chipset. On the other hand, the Band 5i looks pretty identical to the Band 5, except for a few changes, making it a cheaper version of the Band 5. Let’s check out the devices in detail.
Honor MagicWatch 2
As already mentioned, the MagicWatch 2 comes in two variants: 42mm and 46mm, with the 42mm featuring a 1.2-inch display with 390 x 390 pixels screen resolution and the 46mm sporting a slightly bigger 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 454 x 454 pixels screen resolution.
At its core, the smartwatch comes with Kirin’s latest A1 chipset, coupled with 4GB of onboard storage. It comes with GPS and offers up to 15 fitness modes, along with a virtual pace-setter that helps you keep up with your goals. Additionally, there is a heart rate monitor, sleep schedule, SWOLF score, and up to 5ATM (50m) water resistance. Besides, there is a 455 mAh battery, which the company suggests offers up to 14 days of battery life on a single charge. Among other things, the smartwatch connects over Bluetooth 5.1 and is compatible with devices running on Android 4.4 and iOS 9.0 and above.
Honor Band 5i
The Band 5i appears as a cheaper version of the Band 5. It features a 0.96-inch LCD color display with a 160 x 80 pixels screen resolution and a home button. It comes with a removable wrist strap that holds the USB connector, which offers hassle-free USB charging. As for battery life, the company says the band offers up to 7 days of battery life on a single charge.
Besides, the Band 5i uses Bluetooth 4.2 LE and is compatible with Android 4.4 and iOS 9.0 or above. Talking about features, the band offers TruSleep that can help track sleep quality in real-time and up to 200 personalized assessment suggestions for better sleep. There is a SpO2 sensor to identify blood oxygen levels, along with PPG heart rate sensor for continuous heart-rate tracking, call/message notifications, and most importantly, water-resistance up to 5ATM (50m).
Honor MagicWatch 2 and Honor Band 5i: Pricing and Availability
The Honor MagicWatch 2 comes in two variants: 42mm and 46mm, priced at Rs 11,999 (Agate Black) and Rs 14,999 (Sakura Gold) and Rs 12,999 (Charcoal Black) and Rs 14,999 (Flax Brown) respectively. On the other hand, the Honor Band 5i is priced at Rs 1999. Both, the MagicWatch 2 and the Band 5i will go on sale in India starting January 19 on Amazon.in.