The Huawei Honor Band 3 is a state-of-the-art, waterproof sports wristband with built-in features such as heart rate monitoring, fitness tracking, sleep monitoring and smartphone notification. In conjunction with your smartphone, it is the ideal sports companion that provides you with valuable information about your health.
The first thing that comes to your mind when you pick up the band is – how lightweight it is! Definitely, it is an incredibly lightweight band with good built quality. It comes in 3 vibrant color options – Carbon Black, Dynamic Orange, and Navy Blue. It has a rubberized strap. The silicon rubber strap is soft and goes well on your wrist. The strap is nondetachable, which is something many people would not like. People do like to change the straps and wear different colors, which would not be possible in Honor band 3. At the back of the Honor Band 3, you will find a heart rate monitoring sensor and the pins for the charging.
At the front is an OLED display. It is monochrome display so it consumes very less power and helps in having a battery life which could last easily for days. The display is small yet clear and bright enough to provide you every essential information clearly.
On the screen, by default, it will show you time, day, Bluetooth icon, battery life, and step count. A single tap will change the screen and it will show you the number of steps for the day. On the long press, you get more details like for your steps and sleep time. Another short press will show you the heart rate, run and swim statistics.
Another good thing about this fitness tracker Honor 3 band is that it shows you the notifications of your smartphone on the band display itself. You can control which notifications you would like to see on the band with the help of the app on your smartphone. Notification vibrations for Facebook, Twitter, messages, emails, calendar alerts, and more. Smart alarm clock’s vibrations wake you up without disturbing others.
It’s a water-resistant band and you can wear it while swimming. It has a dedicated panel of the screen for swim statistics, so it is actually designed in a way that it can be used underwater as well. Honor claims that it is water resistant up to 50 mts.
Well, every time you allow some app like notifications and heart rate monitoring, it prompts that it will affect the battery life. in which you have allowed the heart rate monitoring, sleep statistics and also allowed to prompt notifications last only for 6 – 8 days. An average of 7 days battery life is ok.