Honor also launches its Band 7 wearable on the German market. The fitness tracker is supposed to convince with an OLED display and a wide range of features. It is in the mid-range price range.
OLED display and silicone wristband
The heart of the Band 7 is the display, which measures 1.47 inches diagonally and has a resolution of 194 x 368 pixels. It is thus minimally larger than that of its predecessor. It is worn on a silicone wristband and it sits in a plastic case. The wristband and case are available in three different color options: Emerald Green, Coral Pink and Meteorite Black. The fitness tracker is operated via touchscreen as usual. In addition, Honor’s Band 7 has a function button that can be used to open and close menus.
The 43 x 25.4 x 10.99 mm weighs 29 grams including the wristband and is compatible with smartphones with Android 9.0 or iOS 11.0 or higher. The companion app Honor Health has to be installed on these to use all the wearable’s features.
96 workout modes and many health functions
The Band 7’s feature set includes 96 workout modes in addition to basic health functions like a heart rate and oxygen saturation monitor, step and calorie counter. In addition, there is a sleep tracker and a cycle tracker. Thus, Honor’s wearable should be able to be used as a comprehensive health companion. In addition, it can display some information that it receives from the smartphone. For example, it draws attention to incoming messages and calls and displays weather information. Music and camera of the paired smartphone can be controlled remotely via the Band 7.
The features of the new fitness tracker are rounded off by a battery life of 14 days for average use and ten days for intensive use, as well as water resistance of up to five ATM. This means that the device can also be worn while swimming.
Price and Availability
As of now, the Band 7 is available from Honor in the Meteorite Black variant for 59.99 euros. It is not known when the other two versions will become available.