Huawei Band 4e: A low-key exercise tracker that’s gentle in your palms and price range

Whereas smartwatches are properly on their strategy to exchange our conventional watches, not all of us really need one thing cumbersome strapped round our wrists. Catering to that very area of interest of customers, now we have health bands serving most — if not all — the necessities of a smartwatch. The Huawei Band 4e is one such product that goals to cowl your health monitoring fundamentals with out including heft to your wrist or your price range. How does this low-key health tracker from Huawei fare? Let’s discover out.

Proper off the bat, you’ll absolutely be stunned how light-weight the band is; weighing in at a mere 13 grams together with the strap. The show on the Huawei Band 4e is 0.5 inches black and white PMOLED, with a decision of 48 x 88 pixels. Under the show is a touch-capacitive button that permits you to shuffle between date and time, energy burned, steps, and the notifications in your smartphone.

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The Band 4e comes with a 0.5-inch PMOLED show. Picture by Umesh Maharjan/Enepsters

The strap itself is cloth, which makes it elegant and cozy even for extended utilization however it does get soiled after per week or so of fixed beating; nothing to fret although, as it may be washed simply. The colour choices you can decide in your band are Gray, Yellow, Coral, Inexperienced, Purple, Purple.

With Bluetooth 4.2 on board, the Huawei Band 4e connects to your smartphone and communicates with the Huawei Well being App for storing and monitoring your exercise stats. That is the place the shortcomings of the Huawei Band 4e begin getting somewhat noticeable. Firstly, there’s no bodily coronary heart price sensor to the again and the one means by which you may make do with an estimated worth is by turning on smart-mode from inside the app. So it will possibly’t be used as an exercise tracker.

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You possibly can wash the material strap if it will get soiled. Picture by Umesh Maharjan/Enepsters

What it does is monitor your exercises and to my shock, it does a reasonably good job at that — it was in a position to monitor 9 Exercise Modes together with out of doors run, indoor run, out of doors stroll, indoor stroll, out of doors cycle, indoor cycle, rower and free coaching, and so on. which is all because of the 6-Axis movement sensor on the Huawei Band 4e.

What strikes out is the devoted Basketball Mode which works with a offered plastic contraption that homes the Band 4e itself and clasps onto your footwear. The basketball mode not solely simply tracks your motion through the recreation but additionally analyses soar, sprints, load on the decrease physique which makes Huawei Band 4e a singular product for basketball gamers.

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You possibly can strap the Band in your shoe and use its Basketball Mode. Picture by Umesh Maharjan/Enepsters

With the show set to always-on, the Huawei Band 4e can simply final you about 13-14 days of fixed utilization. The band fees utilizing pogo pin connectors current on the USB. There’s no wire which suggests with the band positioned into the charging cradle, it appears extra like a USB thumb drive slightly than a health band. The 77mAh battery takes roughly 1 hour to completely juice up. And also you’re good to go for the subsequent two weeks.

Wrapping issues up, the Huawei Band 4e can not precisely be known as a health tracker, because it lacks a bodily coronary heart price sensor which suggests you may’t be utilizing it as a monitoring system in your coronary heart price and pulse. I’d slightly name it an exercise tracker and it does that job fairly properly, so if you wish to monitor your actions and exercise progressions, the Huawei Band 4e is likely to be one of the best swimsuit for you. At a worth of Rs. 3,400, what you get is a chic trying bracelet that’s low-key purposeful as a health tracker.

If the health band shouldn’t be your cup of tea, you may try Huawei’s Watch GT 2 which could fancy you with its basic watch piece design. Observe Development information for extra.

Originally posted 2020-05-05 10:41:50.