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Honor launches MagicWatch 2, Band 5i and Sports earphones in India

While the Honor MagicWatch 2 and Band 5i will be available only via Amazon India, Honor’s Sports Bluetooth earphones will be available via Flipkart and Amazon India, both.

Honor launched Honor 9X smartphone alongside MagicWatch 2 smartwatch in India.
Honor launched Honor 9X smartphone alongside MagicWatch 2 smartwatch in India. (HT Photo)

Honor launched Honor 8X successor, Honor 9X , in India today. Apart from launching a new smartphone, the company also launched a smartwatch, a fitness tracker and two new wireless earphones in the country.

While the Honor MagicWatch 2 and Band 5i will be available via Amazon India, Honor's Sports earphones will be available via Amazon India and Flipkart, both.

First, let's talk about the Honor MagicWatch 2.

The Honor MagicWatch 2 features a 1.2-inch AMOLED display for the 42mm variant and a 1.4-inch AMOLED display for the 46mm variant. Both the variants come with a peak brightness of 800 nits and an always-on-display feature.

The newly launched smartwatch features a stainless steel body and, as I mentioned before, it is available in 46mm and 42mm variants. While the 46mm size variant is available in Charcoal Black and Flex Brown colour variants, the 42mm size variant is available in Black and Gold colour variants.

As far as the features are concerned, MagicWatch 2 smartwatch is powered by Kirin A1 chipset that is coupled with 4GB storage space that can store up to 500 songs. It offers a battery life of upto 14 days.

In addition to that, the newly launched smartwatch comes with multiple watch faces. Users can also use their photo album as a watch face. For workout, MagicWatch 2 has 13 different running courses, a virtual pacesetter, 15 different fitness modes, a sleep monitor, a stress monitor and a breathing guidance feature among other things.

On the connectivity front, the smartwatch has Dual Satellite Positioning System, which allows users to track their workout session without needing a smartphone. It comes with a Bluetooth calling feature and it also supports offline music playback.

Price and Availability

In terms of the pricing, while the 46mm Charcoal Black variant is priced at 12,999, the Flex Brown variant is priced at 14,999. Similarly, the 42mm Agate Black colour variant is priced at 11,999, while the Sakura Gold colour variant is priced at 14,999.

The Honor MagicWatch 2 will go on sale in India at 12AM via Amazon India starting January 19, 2020. However, Prime members will get early access to the smartwatch at 12PM on January 18, 2020.

As a part of the launch offer, SBI card owners will get an instant discount of 10% on the purchase of the smartphone. Also, users will get an xSport AM61 Bluetooth earphone free with every purchase.

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Honor Band 5i costs 1,999 in India. (HT Photo)

Next in line is the Honor Band 5i.

Honor also launched a brand new fitness tracker, Honor Band 5i at the event. It features a 0.96-inch touch screen colour display. It comes with a battery that can last up to 7 days on a single change. It also has a built-in USB connector that can be used for connecting the fitness tracker directly to a PC for charging.

In addition to that, Band 5i comes with 9 different fitness modes, a continuous heart rate monitoring feature, an SpO2 monitor for monitoring blood oxygen levels, a sleep tracking feature and an idle alert feature among other things.

The Honor Band 5i is water resistant up to 50m and it comes with convenience features such as a phone finder, a message reminder and music controls.

Price and Availability

The Honor Band 5i costs 1,999 and just like MagicWatch 2, it will go on sale via Amazon India at 12AM on January 19, 2020. However, Prime members will get early access to the device at 12PM on January 18, 2020.

Additionally, SBI card owners will get an instant discount of 10% on every purchase.

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Last on the list are Honor Sports wireless earphones.

Honor also launched two wireless earphones, Honor Sports Bluetooth earphones and Honor Sports Pro Bluetooth earphones, at the event. These earphones offer a battery life of up to 18 hours.

Price and Availability

While Honor Sports Bluetooth earphones is priced at 1,999, the Honor Sports Pro Bluetooth earphones is priced at 3,999. Honor hasn't revealed the exact date as to when these earphones will be available in India. However, the company has revealed that the two newly launched Bluetooth earphones will be available on both Amazon India and Flipkart.