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Huawei has today at Mobile World Congress announced a pair of new TalkBand devices to add to its wearable portfolio that now includes the Android Wear powered Huawei Watch. The TalkBand B2 is a direct follow up to the B1 from last year and incorporates smartband features and a premium Bluetooth headset.
Alongside it is the TalkBand N1, a health and fitness tracker that incorporates a Hi-Fi Stereo, Bluetooth headset with 4GB of internal storage to put your music on.
The TalkBand B2 features an updated, more premium feeling design with an aluminium bracket, leather or TPU bands and colors available including silver and gold. Its fitness tracking has got more accurate compared to the B1, better Bluetooth connectivity and enhanced synchronization with your phone or tablet.
The 6-axis sensor inside can automatically recognize your activity type and record the relevant data, and monitor your sleep patterns giving you some tips and tricks on how to make it better. The Bluetooth headsets boasts noise reduction and smart detection, so it can tell when its on your wrist or your ear so it can automatically push audio when required.
The TalkBand B2 promises up to 5 days of battery life and supports Android 4.0 and up as well as iOS.
The TalkBand N1 is aimed squarely at the sporty crowd, tracking steps, distance, calories and a whole lot more as well as being able to play your music. It's IP54 dust and water resistant (and sweat proof, apparently) and with magnetic elements in the earbuds it can also become a 'fashionable necklace accessory.'
No information on specific availability or price is available at the time of writing.
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