Honor , the co-brand of tech giant Huawei, launched a fitness wearable today in India in the form of Honor Z1 Band. This band was unveiled back in October and will be available exclusively via online retailer Flipkart at INR 5,499. 

Commenting on the launch, Mr. P. Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India – Consumer Business Group said, “We are pleased to announce the launch of new Honor Z1 Band in India today. Consumers in India are becoming serious about their fitness regimes and are therefore looking for a gadget that tracks their overall health. The Z1 Band is our latest offering under Honor umbrella that deliver information on user’s sleep schedule and tracks fitness. We are hopeful that this new band would be received well by the Indian audience.”

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Honor Z1 Band flaunts a circular design with 1.06 inch (128 x128 pixels) OLED display at the center and a brushed metal bezel around the dial. It is compatible with both Android and iOS devices and lacks any physical buttons. It is powered by a Cortex M4 STM32F411 chip coupled with 128 KB of RAM.

Honor Z1 Band is IP68 certified which make it Waterproof and Dustproof. It comes with Bluetooth 4.1 and remain connected to devices via MyFitnessPal app within a range of 10 meters. Just like any other fitness wearable it monitors and reminds the user about their sleep pattern, calories they have burnt during exercise and other activities and also count the number of steps using built in Pedometer.

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Honor Z1 also alerts the users in case of an incoming calls and show notifications for messages. It comes with customized dialing and call muting features. Honor Z1 Band also acts as a silent alarm to wake you up from sleep.

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This band is backed by a 70 mA battery which provides it a working time of 4 days and 14 hours of standby time. It can be fully charged in just 1.5 hours via a magnetic charging dock.  It will be available in three color tones – Pure Cream strap with Silver Band, Subdued Black strap with Gun-Metal Black Band and Cool Khaki Strap with Silver Band exclusively via Flipkart at INR 5,499 and is available for purchase as of now.