Huawei 4.5G Smartband Announced with LTE-M Connectivity
The MWC is just round the corner, but it looks like companies are not waiting to announce their products. As ahead of the Barcelona event next week, Huawei has announced its new wearable. It is a Smartband powered by a 4.5G LTE-M connectivity. Yes, you read that right. It would make this smartband a first ever wearable to come with the support of such powerful connectivity feature.
Though, the specification of the Huawei 4.5G Smartband are kept secret, as company in a recent event in London, unveiled this wearable.
At the launch event, company stated that its LTE-M chips would be made by Neul, which is a startup acquired by the company last year. These chips would a big bet for the Internet of Things, which will help in integrating LTE connectivity to the little products of IoTs. Going ahead with wearable, Huawei used that technology and applied in its latest wearable.
The 4.5G Smartband would supposedly have features like, pairing up with IoT devices such as smart thermostats, energy readers, as stated by some reports on The Inquirer. While talking about what 4.5G would mean to wearables, well the LTE-M network supports 100K per cell connections, which is 100 times stronger than the 4G connection, as stated by Huawei at the launch event in London.