😆  Stylish looks, multiple WatchFaces, light weight, anti-allergic straps, Affordable price

😥 Limited features, Display turns off quickly, Sometimes Irresponsive to gestures

Verdict/ buyable 79$ look-a-like-smartwatch Band

Honor Z1 band made debut in Ces2016.



Huawei Honor Z1 Band: Unboxing

honor unboxin (1)Huawei Honor Z1 Band is band underhood of smartwartch and unboxing the package, we can see welcoming sentence “Just Try It”.

Inside the box, there are two black boxes, one with the band and other with the charger and the instruction booklets

Huawei Honor Z1 Band: Design and Display

honor design AND display000Available in 3 colors; black, silver and crème, Honor Z1 sports round face buttonless design, solely touchscreen UI and anti-allergic polyurethane wristband with traditional buckle design.

Z1 has 1.06” 128×128 POLED screen and whole band is 0.8 ounces, making is light as feather. The dial seems pretty small on wrist for regular round face dial user which are generally larger dial. Z1 is IP68 dust and water proof certified and Honor claims Z1 can survive upto 5m water.

There’s no microUSB port for charging instead under the band there is magnetic charging port and side by it pin-hole type hidden button with which you can switch the band on and OFF.

Tapping the screen or wrist movement gesture activates the screen and you can choose among the available watchfaces. The homescreen has time, Bluetooth connection, battery, and date and day display. Furthermore band is fully operated by swipe gestures, swiping down you’ll see activity and sleep tracking and on swiping up there’s setting menus from where you can select the watchfaces, restart and reset the band and swiping sides acts like back function.

Huawei Honor Z1 Band: features

honor pic galleryTalking of the features, band does no magic, its like regular fitness tracking band and can;

-Count Steps

-Track Calorie burnt

-Monitor Sleep

-Notify Incoming calls

-Notify missed calls

-Set alarms

Huawei Honor Z1 Band: Activity Tracking and Sleep Monitoring

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The features steps, calorie burnt counter, and sleep monitoring performs well. You can set goal to notify after you reached certain steps number and calorie burnt (which is probably a new feature)

Sleep monitoring is automatic and hassle free, and records and displays numbers of hours in screen. In details the apps displays the numbers of wakeup hours, light sleep hours and deep hours. With this you can get track of proper sleep and no missed nights of sleep.


Huawei Honor Z1 Band: connectivity, App and Battery life

honor app (1)Z1 is compatible with Android v4.4 and ios 7 or later and Huawei app can be downloaded from the respective app store. Band has 4.1 Bluetooth connection and can work seamlessly with no obstacles upto 10m.

The magnetic charging port and dock is quite fascinating as you don’t have to worry about plugging in the microUSB port and With 70mah non-removable battery, Z1 lasts for around 3 days.