Huawei just recently introduced their very first smartband that backs-up LTE connectivity. What makes this band special is its ready support system for the company’s 4.5G network that will be available next year.
The band functions as a tracker to the handler’s fitness level and heart rate. Looking at the band, it flashes a 1.4 OLED screen and supports NFC and Bluetooth connectivity which fairly reflects the current band. Within is reliable hardware including the Neul chipset product, LTE-M. We can clearly remember that Huawei bought the chip producer last year (2014). The band itself is also water and dust resistant, a fact that makes a lot of difference when it comes to gadgets and devices nowadays.
With 4.5G LTE, data speeds up into a zooming 1GB per second, permitting users to enjoy more comfortable and faster interaction with the cyber world. It can also enable VR and help in guiding Drones. As described by Huawei’s president, Ryan Ding, the stream is dedicated to cater and concentrate on “people and things.” If you’re still wondering why it is given the name, 4.5G connectivity, the logic is quite simple. It falls in between the technology of 4G and 5G connectivity. Huawei further indicates that the new 4.5G assists a maximum of 100K per cell connections thru LTE-M which against 4G, gives off 100 times more.
Meanwhile, the Chinese brand is expected to tell more of this futuristic smartband in the upcoming MWC 2015 event which will happen in Barcelona, Spain by next week.