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The HUAWEI Band 6 is now available in-store in South Africa, bringing an affordable wearable to consumers that still packs in many smartwatch-like features.
However, you may still have questions about HUAWEI’s latest smart band.
We’ve answered your most common questions about the device below…
Does the Band 6 have SpO2?
Yes, the HUAWEI Band 6 not only includes SpO2 measuring, but also the ability to set all-day SpO2 monitoring on the device.
Is the HUAWEI Band 6 compatible with Samsung?
Yes, you can use the smart band with Samsung, as well as other Android devices. The band connects to the HUAWEI Health app, which is available on the Google Play Store.
Can the Band 6 answer calls?
You can receive notifications of incoming calls on the Band 6, and reject calls using the smart band. However, to answer calls, you will need to use your smartphone.
Does it have an always on display?
The Band 6 has both a raise-to-wake and five-minute screen-on setting, however, it does not have an always-on display.
The benefit of this is that it contributes greatly to battery life to have the screen on when you’re looking at it or receiving a notification. As a result, the smart band has a typical battery life of 14 days.
Can the HUAWEI Band 6 measure blood pressure?
No, smartwatches and smart bands do not measure blood pressure and you require specialised devices for that.
However, you can measure your heart rate, SpO2, and even estimate your VO2 Max levels with the Band 6.
How to pair the Band 6?
You can pair the Band 6 to your smartphone using the HUAWEI Health app. You simply need to select the devices tab, select “Add” and choose the Band 6 option.
Make sure your Bluetooth is enabled, and your phone should detect the smart band.
Can the Band 6 play music?
You can control music playback on your phone with the band. However, the device does not have a built-in speaker to play music remotely.
Is the Band 6 compatible with iPhone?
Yes, the Band 6 is compatible with both iOS and Android devices. You just need to download the HUAWEI Health app from the relevant app store for your smartphone.
Is the Band 6 waterproof?
Yes, the Band 6 has a 5 ATM water-resistant rating — making it water resistant up to a depth of 50 meters. This makes it suitable for use during shallow water activities such as swimming.
HUAWEI Band 6 price in South Africa?
The Band 6 has a price of R1 699 in South Africa. It is available at retailers and online, as well as on the HUAWEI Store (Online).
Buy the HUAWEI Band 6 now at R1 699 and receive a Gift (limited quantities available) valued at R199. T’s and C’s apply. Exclusive to HUAWEI Store (Online).
This article is sponsored by HUAWEI.