Huawei keeps the tradition of its TalkBands and the latest B5 does not deviate from it. Huawei’s Talkband B5 is a fitness tracker that features a 1.13″ AMOLED touch display and multiple sensors. The bracelet is unique in that the user has the option to pull the display out of the bracelet and use it as a Bluetooth headset.
One of the main novelties of the new model is represented by the 1.13 “AMOLED screen protected by the 2.5D curved glass: the touch display is 2.4 times larger than that of the previous TalkBand B3 and is in color. , based on the main body, which contains all the components, and which, if necessary, can be separated from the strap performing the function of Bluetooth headset – it is equipped with a double microphone with noise reduction.
The display can show the caller ID, you can silence a call or start it quickly, using the speed dial function. The body is resistant to dust and liquids, as evidenced by the IP67 certification, while the strap can be chosen among the various options that differ in materials and appearance – provided optional 18mm straps in silicone, leather and even stainless steel. Inside the body, there is a sensor for the detection of heartbeat (continuous detection 24 hours on 24); it is also possible to monitor the quality of sleep thanks to the Huawei TruSleep 2.0 technology.
The TalkBand B5 comes with 512 KB of RAM along with 16 MB of storage. It also comes with a 108 mAh battery which offers around 3.5 days of backup on a single charge, or 6 hours of talk time. Once entirely drained, it takes around two hours to fully charge it through the micro USB port. Needless to say, the Huawei TalkBand B5 connects through Bluetooth with smartphones. It is compatible with Android devices running Android 4.4 and above, and iPhones running iOS 9.0 and above.
The TalkBand B5 also comes with heart rate monitor along with features like sleep monitoring and step counter. It can also track other activities like running and cycling. Besides, the TalkBand B5 also displays information on its AMOLED screen like incoming calls, notifications, messages, date/time, and more. It can also be used as a camera shutter button for your phone to take selfies. other features on the Huawei TalkBand B5 include Huawei TruSeen, Huawei TruSleep, and Huawei TruRelax. However, some of these features only work with smartphones running EMUI 4.0 or above, which means you can only use them if you have a Huawei or Honor smartphone.