Yesterday morning, Huawei let us in on the secret behind why it’s rumored “smartwatch” was so unabashedly thick-looking, and revealed the TalkBand B1, whose thick screen suddenly starts making a lot of sense when you see it pop out to become a Bluetooth earpiece. Wearables are one of the most promising markets right now, primed to explode; will Huawei’s effort have what it takes to become a serious contender? In order to help you make sense of its place in the grand scheme of things, we compared the new wristband to one of the most familiar wearables around, the Pebble smartwatch.
But isn’t comparing a glorified fitness tracker to a smartwatch that can run proper apps a bit like apples and oranges? Well, maybe, but not everyone’s going to need every feature either one of these devices offers; so long as the one you choose does what you need it to do, you’re set. So just what do these feature sets look like? Click below do start getting your answers.