realme Band was unveiled in an online event on March 5 along with realme 6 series. Today the Band goes on its first sale at 12 pm IST. The order for the fitness tracker from realme can be placed on realme.com and its affiliate partner site Amazon.
The Band is getting launched at a price of ₹1,498 in the country. It is available in 3 colors namely – Black, Yellow, and Olive Green. On Amazon, there are few offers as well. You can avail of a cashback offer of Rs 50 if payment is done from Amazon Pay UPI or 10% Instant Discount with HSBC Credit card. The band can also be purchased at no-cost EMI option.
Let us talk about the features realme Band brings along. The dimensions of large LCD color display are 2.4cm (0.96 inches), 16mm width, that can work on more than 65,000 colors. Weighing 18.1 Grams and built using thermoplastic polyurethane, it is all over a relaxing wearing experience.
One of the key features of the realme Band is”Intelligent Sports Tracker”. It supports 9 Sport modes such as walking, running, yoga and a few more. A specialized Cricket mode is also built-in.
Powered with a 90mAh Lithium Polymer battery, it has a charging time of 2 hours only which can last between 6 to 9 days ideally. Realme Band can be charged directly through a USB port. In other words no need to carry another cable to charge the device.
Long Battery Life – Get a long standby time of up to 10 days on a single charge with heart rate monitor. (The standby time increases if the heart rate monitoring is less frequent or OFF. )Source: realme lab
The other features worth noting are its 4MB Nordic nRF52832 flash memory and 3-axis accelerometer. It has an HX3600 heart rate sensor that monitors a 24-hour real-time heart rate and analyses sleep quality too.
The built-in PPG optical heart rate sensor accurately measures your real-time heart rate every 5 minutes, allowing you to keep a close watch on your health
By tracking the movement and heart rate, an algorithm intelligently analyses sleep quality and generates a report which helps you know more about your sleeping pattern
The user can set up the “Get instant notifications” option which includes pings from Calls, SMS, WhatsApp, YouTube, Gmail, Instagram and many more. To make it work, download the “realme Link” app available on the Google Play Store. It offers the option to personalize from the built-in five unique dial faces on installation.
Other important specifications include IP68 which certifies protection against dirt, dust, sand and occasional dips in the water. It supports Bluetooth 4.2 and can be paired with smartphones running Android 4.4 or higher. Few missing features include a gyroscope, NFC and GPS.