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Huawei is also releasing the Huawei Band 2, a more stripped-back version of the Pro that won’t feature built-in GPS, the ability to monitor oxygen levels in your blood, smart coaching or sleep tracking.
Huawei is launching the Band 2 Pro, the successor to a wearable that saw limited release outside of the US under the name Honor Band Z1 .
DesignThe Huawei Band 2 Pro doesn’t attempt to reinvent the wearable with its design, though it’s quite the departure from its original’s more traditional timepiece style.
Early verdictThe Huawei Band 2 Pro has our attention, not just because of how it looks, but also because its promised feature set seems ambitious for the form factor.
Compared to that watch’s circular design, the Band 2 Pro looks more akin to the competition it aims to take on, the Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Alta HR .
Huawei Band 2 Pro stands out with GPS and running coach
Both the Huawei Band 2 and Band 2 Pro don a so-called “PMOLED” display, which is just another fancy name for a small, sharp and frugal panel.
The Huawei Band 2 Pro, meanwhile, appears to have everything it takes to give the likes of the Fitbit Charge 2 a run for their money.
You’ve got your “premium” Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic, a Huawei Fit starting at around $110 right now and squeezing somewhere between stylish smartwatches and basic activity trackers in terms of both design and features, as well as a newly unveiled Huawei Band 2/Band 2 Pro duo.
All-day heart rate monitoring, TruSleep tracking, a professional running algorithm with VO2Max detection and personal sports coach “qualification”, 5 ATM water resistance, you name it.
No words on recommended pricing just yet, though we can probably safely assume at least the regular Band 2 will slot below the Fit on the wearable totem pole.
Huawei introduces Band 2 and Band 2 Pro suitable groups
According to a report by Gadgets 360, the Huawei Band 2 Pro comes along with additional connectivity features such as GPS.
The Huawei Band 2 Pro comes along with additional features that are lacking in the said fitness wearables.
Moreover, the Huawei Band 2 Pro also extends support for something called the ‘Sports Coach’ feature along with the Huawei-exclusive ‘TruSleep,’ option.
Dubbed as Huawei’s latest #Band 2 and Band 2 #Pro Fit-bands, the wearables are specifically targeted towards certain segments of the market.
Speculated design of the smartphoneOn the specifications front, Huawei’s smartwatches feature PMOLED display.