No matter what kind of lifestyle do you live, a smart bracelet is your need. There are so many fitness trackers on the market it is quite hard to choose the right one. Recently, we reviewed the MPOW D6 activity tracker. Today we want to review Lenovo Cardio Plus HX03W smart bracelet, a budget smart band that costs less than $30. Coming with a low price tag, this device has a nice modern design, big screen, and all necessary features.
Lenovo Cardio Plus main features
- Heart rate monitor
- Sleep monitor
- Sedentary reminder
- Smartphone message and call reminder
- Alarm clock
- Anti Sleep Mode
The smart band comes in multiple styles (black, blue, red, and orange silicone straps). It made of plastic and has IP68 waterproof protection making it perfect to use for men and women. Cardio Plus HX03W has an OLED 0.96-inch screen. The display is flat with very narrow border, has a 128x64px resolution and one sensor button at the bottom part of the screen. It is easily visible under direct sunlight.
It is equipped with Nordic 52832 chip, built-in 64K RAM, 512K ROM, and supports Bluetooth 4.2. There are pedometer sensor and heart rate sensor. It runs on an own operating system and can be connected to any iOS or Android smartphone.
You can easily recharge the smart band using a USB charger, just remove the strap as the picture below shows. The charging takes up to one hour. The 85mAh battery provides 7 days of continuous usage.
Thanks to IP68 waterproof protection, there is no need to remove the watch from your wrist when you want to take a shower or to wash your hands.
Lenovo smart band has several modes, you can switch between them by pressing the button on the screen. There are clock, pedometer, real-time heart rate measurement, distance passed, calories burned, and the activity mode. The smart bracelet informs you when you receive a phone call, message or notification from Facebook, Gmail, Skype or WhatsApp. It also detects when you go to bed and fall asleep. Also, the bracelet buzzes notifying when you achieve your daily activity goal when you are sitting too long or your heart rate is above normal.
Lenovo Cardio Plus HX03W smart band can be paired with any Android or iOS smartphone. You just need to download and install the app named Lenovo Healthy from Google Play Market or iOS Play Store to save and sync the data. What you can do with Lenovo Healthy app?
- heart rate monitoring: real-time measurement, average per day, heart rate chart
- setup alarm reminder
- setup daily exercise goals
- sleep monitoring: deep and light sleep state, heart rate chart, average heart rate, wake-up duration
- daily activity monitor
- setup sedentary reminder
- monitor number of steps passed per day
- setup call and message reminder
- setup daily activity goals
- low price
- long standby time
- IP68 waterproof protection
- cool firmer band closure
- big almost-borderless display
- accurate pulse measurement
- smartphone app should be improved for better functionality
- strap can't be replaced
|Specs||Lenovo Cardio Plus HX03W|
|Display||OLED 0.96 inches (128x64px)|
|Standby time||7 days|
|Compatability||iOS > 8.0, Android > 4.4|
|Product size||28.00 x 1.80 x 0.80 cm / 11.02 x 0.71 x 0.31 inches|
Generally, the Lenovo Cardio Plus HX03W is ideal for everyday use as your personal health and fitness assistant. In fact the bracelet comes with a low price tag and has all the necessary functions to monitor your daily activity.