[Berlin, August 6, 2019] – Global smartphone brand HONOR today announced strong sales results for HONOR Band 5, with a 387% YoY growth in shipments of the device in overseas markets in August, when compared to its predecessor. Boasting a 0.95” AMOLED Full-Colour touchscreen, 24-hour heart rate monitoring, multiple sports and fitness modes, and eight customized watch faces, the device is available to purchase for an RRP around €30 in UK, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, and other markets.
HONOR Band 5 is available in Classic Navy Blue, Meteorite Black, and Dahlia Pink
24/7 Health Monitoring
Powered by the latest HUAWEI TruSeen™ 3.0 heart rate technology, HONOR Band 5 provides more accurate, 24-hour real-time continuous heart rate monitoring to help users keep track of their health and fitness. The heart rate monitor doesn’t flash at night, preventing night light interference while also featuring a heart rate alert that vibrates and flashes to alert users when their real-time heart rate exceeds the pre-set limits.
HONOR Band 5 also features TruSleep™ technology, which automatically records light, deep, and REM sleep and monitors users’ sleep quality. Supported by Huawei AI technology and certified by the Center for Dynamical Biomarkers at Harvard Medical School, TruSleep™ precisely identifies six common sleep disorders and offers more than 200 customized suggestions to improve sleep quality. Compared to previous-generation models, performance is enhanced with an accuracy of up to 96.3%.
Professional Fitness Tracker
The HONOR Band 5 is water-resistant to depths of up to 50 meters and records the numbers of strokes, speed, distance, intervals, calories, and average SWOLF for a range of swimming styles, helping users improv track their progress and improve their swimming technique.
The device is a reliable exercise companion, closely tracking users’ workouts while providing recommendations for improvement. It supports a variety of outdoor and indoor activities, including outdoor running, indoor treadmill, outdoor riding, indoor cycling, free training, walking, swimming, elliptical trainer, rowing machine, and indoor walking.
Equipped with a 0.95” AMOLED Full-Colour touchscreen and resolution of 240x 120 pixels at 282 PPI, the HONOR Band 5 screen is easy to read, even under direct sunlight. A single charge provides 14-days of normal usage.
Paired with a smartphone, HONOR Band 5 also alerts users to incoming calls and messages, emails, and SNS notifications. A remote-control function allows users to capture photos from both the rear and front cameras of the phone in a single click. When Bluetooth is activated, users can locate the paired phone via the “Find Phone” function.
George Zhao, President of HONOR, commented: “HONOR’s users are incredibly active and dynamic. They enjoy wearable devices that not only enrich their lives but also allow them to express their style. HONOR Band 5 is designed to meet these needs, offering a stylish design which doubles up as a heart rate monitor and fitness tracker, all in one practical, fashionable accessory.”
HONOR Band 5 was crowned the number one seller on Flipkart, selling out within five days of launching in India. Following its success in India, HONOR Band 5 will be available to purchase from multiple channels across the UK, including O2, Argos, and ASDA, with other markets to follow.