Honor Band A2 unveiled: now with screen and a heart rate sensor

Peter, 23 May 2017

Huawei unveiled its latest smartband - the Honor Band A2 - following up on the Band A1 from last year. The major additions this year are a 0.96” OLED screen and a heart rate sensor, making the Band much more capable than before.

Fitness tracking functions include a pedometer, exercise tracker, sleep tracker and a sedentary reminder. The Honor Band A2 is IP67-rated, enough to survive encounters with water but not really meant for swimming.

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Honor Band A2

The screen also allows it to show notifications from an Android (4.4+) or iOS (8.0+) device. You should be able to get 9 days of batter life, or up to 18 days if you put the band in standby.

The A2 will be available in China starting June 9th at a price of CNY 200 ($30/€25). The straps feature the same design as before and come in several different colors: black, white, green, red. Vmall already has a page up that accepts registrations.

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  • Dan

Huawei Honor Band A2 Good Quality Accurate Sleep Monitoring, Heart Rate sensor, Alarm and Steps Tracking. You just need to install the Huawei Health App to connect it to your phone thru Bluetooth. Worth the money =)

  • Anonymous

Hi. Did you ever find how to achieve this functionality? I wanted to purchase one and phone Huawei South Africa. I was told the same thing by the person on the other side of the phone from Huawei. So based on that I made a purchase. Still waitin...

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can xiaomi band 2 measure the speed and distance while cycling?

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