Huawei announced yesterday evening that its TalkBand fitness tracker would go on sale here in the US on November 14, priced at $129.99. The device comes in a variety of colors, but does not offer a ton of killer features, limited to being solely a basic tracker of sorts.
Users can track their runs and workout activities, as well as sleep cycles. As for notifications, the TalkBand can display calls and non-invasive notifications on its 1.4″ OLED display. Using Bluetooth 4.1, the TalkBand connects to a plethora of devices, including many Android phones, plus iPhones.
Coming in Blue, Yellow, Pink, Black, and Grey, the TalkBand hits our shores on November 14 for $129.99.
Huawei TalkBand B1 Coming to the U.S.
TalkBand B1 combines wearable smartband and Bluetooth headset
PLANO, Texas, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei’s TalkBand B1, the world’s 1st fitness tracker with an integrated Bluetooth earpiece and the perfect hybrid talk and track companion for mobile devices, will be available beginning November 14 in the United States through GetHuawei.com, Newegg.com, Amazon.com, and Fry’s Electronics.
The TalkBand B1 is the perfect balance between work and play: A wireless activity tracker and Bluetooth headset in one, a hybrid that connects to your mobile device so you can talk and track activities effortlessly. The TalkBand B1 wirelessly tracks activity time and progress, including steps taken, miles covered and calories burned. It intelligently records the duration and quality of sleep, and has a smart alarm and nap functions to help improve rest.
With an embedded Bluetooth™ 4.1 wireless earpiece, the TalkBand B1 features fast pairing and enables up to seven hours of continuous calling. The TalkBand B1 is designed to support wireless calling on both Android 4.0+ and iOS 5.0+ compatible devices, and syncs effortlessly via NFC.
TalkBand B1 is made of hypo-allergenic, sweat-resistant and anti-UV materials to prevent aging and discoloration and features and includes a 1.4-inch flexible OLED display. The device has a fashionable bendable curve design that fits perfectly around the wrist, and the earpiece sits securely within the band and is easily removable when needed. With a 90 mAh battery, the TalkBand B1 lasts six days without the need to recharge, and takes only two hours to charge using the integrated USB connector. The TalkBand also comes with added security features that alert the wearer by vibrating if the TalkBand is more than 10 meters away from the synced smart device.
The TalkBand will be available in the United States starting November 14 in the true black color, with more colors available within the year, at a suggested retail price of $129.99 USD. Meet the multi-tasking, fitness-tracking, call-taking, music-streaming wearable you’ve been waiting for. Live life, balanced. To learn more about the TalkBand B1, visit http://talkband.gethuawei.com.