Lenovo HW01 fitness band goes up for sale in India

Posted May 09, 2017

Lenovo has launched its first fitness band - Smart band HW01 in India. The fitness band cum activity tracker is now available exclusively via Flipkart. Not only that, the fitness device also comes with a dynamic heart rate tracker.

Furthermore, the Smart Band HW01 is IP65 rated water resistant. The new activity tracker by Lenovo is available to the consumers exclusively via Flipkart at price tag of Rs 1,999. Design-wise, it flaunts a silicon strap along with a stainless steel buckle.

The fitness band from Lenovo has a Sports Mode for real time heart rate monitoring. It also gives you a reminder when your heart reaches its threshold and you need to slow down. Notably, the band also features a dynamic heart rate monitor under "Sports Mode" that can monitor heart rate every 15 minutes.

The sleep tracker feature of the Smart Band not only tracks the quality of your sleep but also wakes you up in case you fall asleep or lose your concentration while working late at night or while driving.

Besides being compatible with Android and iOS devices, this Lenovo Smart Band HW01 lets you share your fitness details on social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. It supports Apple HealthKit and Google Fit, which uses sensors to record your physical fitness activities like cycling and walking.

Naturally, you can also receive calls and text messages and control music playback when the new Lenovo Smart Band HW01 is connected to a smartphone. Lenovo claims that it can last up to 5 days on a single charge. It has an 85 mAh battery which can last for nearly 5 days once charged fully.

Lenovo is trying to set it apart from competition like the Mi Band 2 by touting its wearable's heart rate monitor and anti-sleep mode.