Introduced the new Honor Band 5i: what is the main difference?

The Huawei Honor sub-brand recently presented the Honor 20 Lite (youth version) at a presentation in China. Expected that

The smartphone will go on sale in China from October 25through various online stores. But besides Honor 20 Lite, the Chinese company also announced Honor Band 5i — its newest fitness tracker, which is a small update to the previous version of Honor Band 5.

Difference Honor Band 5i from Honor Band 5

The new tracker is already available for preliminaryorder and will be available from November 1 at Vmall in China. Nothing is known about sales outside the Chinese market. The Honor Band 5i is available in Meteorite Black, Coral Powder and Olive Green at a price of around $ 22.

The difference between Honor Band 5i is minor at firstsight. Unlike the Band 5, which requires a dedicated charger, the Honor band 5i has a design that allows you to plug it into a USB port and charge itself. Essentially, this means you no longer have to carry a charger everywhere.

While Honor Band 5 has a battery100 mAh capacity, the new version of Honor Band 5i gets a 91 mAh battery. And that means it no longer offers up to 2 weeks of battery life. Honor says the new tracker can last 7 to 9 days on a single charge.

Updated fitness tracker also doesn't getOLED panel, now here is a color touch TFT-display with a diagonal of 0.96 inches (160 × 80 pixels) and a home button for easy navigation. It is equipped with a heart rate monitor, sleep tracking functions, as well as water resistance up to 5 atm at a depth of 50 meters.

Characteristics Honor Band 5i

  • 0.96" TFT AMOLED color touchscreen, 160 x 80 pixel resolution
  • Bluetooth 4.2 LE compatible with Android 4.4 (or later) or iOS 9.0 (or later)
  • Pedometer, Sleep Tracker, exercise tracker with 10 fitness modes, reminder of a long sitting position
  • 6-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, infrared sensor
  • PPG heart rate sensor for continuous heart rate monitoring
  • 9 sports modes
  • Music playback control
  • SpO2 sensor, with TruSeen 3.5 heart rate monitor
  • Call and message notification, Incoming call disconnect function
  • Water and dustproof (50 meters / 5 atm)
  • Weight: ~ 24g
  • 91mAh battery for up to 7 days