Huawei, the Chinese smartphone maker recently launched a new fitness tracker dubbed as the Huawei Fit. The Fit was announced late last year and has just made its way for the Indian consumers. The device supports compatibility with both Android as well as iOS devices.
Up front, the device features a circular dial measuring 1-inch across and sports a solid build. The offering from Huawei is notably IP68 certified which means it can withstand for 30 minutes even when submerged in up to 1.5 metres of water. The display on this smart band comprises of a memory LCD touchscreen having a resolution of 208 x 208 pixels. According to the company, the technology behind this display technology allows for better battery performance and good visibility under direct sunlight.
The Huawei Fit is a smartwatch that doubles up as a fitness band, hence the company has provided with the watch a couple of hardware components to gather vital data. The sensors include a 6-axis motion sensor, heart rate sensor, capacitive sensor and ambient light sensor. The watch also includes a heart rate sensor that allows the device to measure when the user is active or asleep.
In terms of connectivity, the fitness tracker features Bluetooth 4.2 which will enable it to connect to your iPhone or Android device. The smart band is capable of displaying incoming calls, notifications, messages, alarms and custom notifications from apps that you may use. To keep all of its process running, the device features 256KB RAM and 16MB of onboard storage. It draws its power from an 80mAh battery unit that the company has claimed can last up to 6 days on a single charge.
Huawei currently offers the Fit in Moonlight Silver and Titanium Grey colour variants with interchangeable bands of either orange or blue colour. The fitness tracker also comes in two size variants viz. 18mm and 20mm to suit the size of your wrists. The Huawei Fit is up for grabs from Amazon India for an asking price of Rs. 9,999.
What are your views on this fitness tracker from Huawei? Would you be willing to shell out ten thousand rupees for this or would you prefer to opt for a less feature packed fitness tracker like Xiaomi’s Mi Band? Do let us know in the comments section below.