😆 Honor Z1’s Stylish looks, multiple WatchFaces, lightweight, 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
Huawei Honor Z1 Band is band underhood of smartwatch 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
Available 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 the whole band is 0.8 ounces, making is light as a feather. The dial seems pretty small on the wrist for regular round face dial user which are the generally larger dial. Z1 is IP68 dust and waterproof certified and Honor claims Z1 can survive up to 5m water.
There’s no micro USB 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 a back function.
Huawei Honor Z1 Band: features
Talking of the features, band does no magic, its like regular fitness tracking band and can;
-Track Calorie burnt
-Notify Incoming calls
-Notify missed calls
Huawei Honor Z1 Band: Activity Tracking and Sleep Monitoring
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 on the screen. In details, the apps display 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
Z1 is compatible with Android v4.4 and ios 7 or later and Huawei app can be downloaded from the respective app store. The band has 4.1 Bluetooth connection and can work seamlessly with no obstacles up to 10m.
The magnetic charging port and dock is quite fascinating as you don’t have to worry about plugging in the micro USB port and With 70mah non-removable battery, Z1 lasts for around 3 days.