Honor band 6 was launched in the market globally back in March and in China, it was launched in November 2020. It found its way to India as it is officially listed on Flipkart but the launch date has not been revealed yet. The band 6 comes with a bigger casing that looks like a perfect crossover of smartwatch and smart band.
Honor band 6 has a rectangular large 1.47 inches (3.73 cm) AMOLED screen with 2.5D curved glass protection, with a decent pixel density of 283 PPI (i.e 194 x 368). Band measures 43 x 25.4 x 10.45 mm. The display has 148 percent more viewing space which persuades the customer. The weight of the band is just 18 grams. It has a physical navigation button on the side. It comes with many color options for wrist strips.
Honor band 6 has many features including 24 hours heart rate monitoring, claimed to be 14 days of battery life. It can monitor 10 activities including walking, cycling, swimming, indoor running or outdoor running, a rowing machine, free training, and an elliptical machine. Honor band 6 can also detect 6 workouts automatically.
It has an optical heart rate sensor, blood oxygen monitor sensor, TruSeen 4.0 heart rate monitoring, TruSleep 2.0 sleep tracking, and TruRelax stress tracking. Band also has spO2 monitoring using hardware and software algorithms. The built-in sleep monitor lets users understand their sleep pattern and also provide improving suggestions and personalized sleep aids.
Water resistance up to 50 meters. It has a 6 axis IMU sensor including an accelerometer and gyroscope. You can connect Honor band 6 via Bluetooth 5.0 and can also support NFC. It contains a 180 mAh battery which lasts up to 14 days on a single charge. It supports fast charging as well as multiple watch faces. The charging of only 10 minutes is sufficient for 2-3 days.
Honor ranges of fitness trackers received the second-most attention in the budget segment, preceded by Xiaomi Mi bands. Honor bands are generally stuck with their traditional looks but Honor band 6 came with a change this year. It is expected to launch at a price of around Rs. 3000.