Launch of Fitness Trackers by Acer, HTC, and Huawei

Technology is the keyword and success is the synonym associated with it. Products that are technologically invented remains in the buzz for longer period of time. Considering the fact that technology has no boundary, companies have focused on those products that can innovates your life. Fitness tracker is one of those products that became the demand of today. We are here to discuss the launch and pros & cons of the fitness trackers and wrist accessories by HTC, Acer, and Huawei.

Huawei Talk Band N1 and Huawei Talk Band B2

Huawei has recently announced two new accessories with the name of Talk Bands N1 and B2. The N1 belongs to the fitness tracker group and can play music through its ear plugs. This device can give you the check on the amount of steps you’ve taken, the number of miles you’ve jogged and calories burnt. All you have to do is to synchronize it with your phone.

When not in use, the ear buds magnetically attach to hang around your neck. They are equipped with 4 GB internal storage that can accommodate 1000 songs. You don’t have to carry your phone around every time you go out for a run. The protection from water, weather, and sweat come with IP54-certification. Battery life can deliver you 7 hours of playback music and 4.5 hours of talk time. The Talk Band N1 is available in Gold, Grey and Red colors.


The Talk Band B2 is comparatively better. It comes in an aluminum alloy design and can dock out of its watch strap to become a Bluetooth headset. The device sports a 0.73 inches PMOLED touch screen enabled display. There’s a six-axis motion sensor, micro USB and Bluetooth 4.0 onboard options for connectivity. The battery life of B2 is amazing with 90 mAh that provides up to 12 days on standby and 5 hours of talk time. The earpiece alone weighs just 9.4g. This amazing device is available in Silver, Black and Gold colors. Isn’t it incredible!!

HTC Grip

HTC has recently unleashed its first ever fitness accessory, HTC Grip which is meant to compete with companies like Fit bit. Made in collaboration with Under Armour the price of the HTC Grip will be market competitive.

The HTC Grip sports a 1.8 inches PMOLED display with 32 x 160 resolutions. Equipped with the basic sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and light sensor the device is eye catching. It does not feature a heart-rate monitor although which you have to buy separately. Disappointing it is!

It can keep a track of running, cycling and sleep cycles of the user. There’s IP57 rating which means it can afford to get a bit wet but not much. It can also facilitate notifications for texts and calls on your wrist. The Band which is available in lime or teal flavors will be available in three sizes.

A 100 mAh battery of HTC Grip provides up to three days worth standby time but 5 hours with the GPS on. It is compatible with phones running on Android 4.0 and iOS 7.0 or above.

Acer Liquid Leap+

Acer has launched the most appealing device of the above two, Acer Liquid Leap +. The band is expected to come in a wide range of colors and impressive IPX7 certification. There is a one inch monochrome OLED touch screen which is capable to display notifications and Bluetooth 4.0 LE can control music play. The interface of Acer Liquid Leap + is swipe-based. It can easily track your activity and sleep cycles and calculates calorie burn. The band can withstand a dive one-meter underwater for up to half an hour. Battery life is quoted at 5-7 hours on standby. The bands are elegantly designed and compatible with an iOS, Android or Windows device. Acer makes a decent attempt to make a fitness tracker and they have succeeded in developing it.

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