Tecno T-Band: Tecno First Wristband/Smartband Features, Set Up Guide, Price & Relationship with Tecno Camon C9.
Thumbs up to folks at Tecno mobile on the launch of their first smartband/wristband/wearables. Wearables should not be new to you if you stay/live in first world countries, but might sound strange to some people in Africa. Tecno T-Band is not the only top notch state of the art technology that tecno mobile has brought to local smartphone market in Africa in recent time. Tecno camon 9 with which T-band was launch with, is the first smartphone to bring iris eye scanner to smartphone market in Africa.
T-Band is a wearable/smartband from Tecno, it gives you control of your tecno device, serves as pedometer, monitors your sleep, notifies you of incoming calls & sms etc. all via bluetooth connection within 10 meters.
Tecno T-Band was launch in Lagos alongside Tecno Camon C9 about six weeks ago and since then has been talking point on social medias, tech blogs and forums in Nigeria, Kenya and some other African countries.
How to Connect T-Band to your Tecno Phone.
The band is free for those that pre-order Camon C9 and you must download T-band app on Play Store before you can use it with your phone. If you are using a Camon C9, the app is pre-installed on it.
- You have to create an account to initiate Tecno T-band se up process.
- After installation of app and account creation, hold the T-Band button for 10 seconds to connect your smartphone via bluetooth.
- Upon successful connection, you can enjoy the goodies that comes with Tecno wristband.
Full Features of Tecno T-Band and Set Up Guide.
Firstly, i will like to clarify a mistake made by most Nigerians on social medias and forums including Nairaland. Tecno’s wearable (T-Band) is not a smartwatch like infinix X-band, you can either call it a smartband or a wristband. It possess no screen (touch), it can’t be used to receive phone calls and tecno t-band works only on tecno devices.
Check out the top six features of Tecno’s wristband below.
1.) Image Capturing Capability: T-band serves as your tecno device camera controller. With Tecno handband image capturing ability, you can now take a family, group or crew pictures including yourself. All you have to do is place your phone at a corner with the camera facing you & your friends and tap on the Tecno T-Band button to take a picture. This feature (camera functions) only works on device running android 6.0 marshmallow.
2.) Call and SMS Notification: One of the features of Tecno T-band is that it notifies you of incoming calls and sms by vibrating and blinking. To activate this feature, navigate to My section and select Preferences.
3.) Pedometer: Like most other known wearables, T-band also monitors the number of steps taken over a period of time. To check out your steps frequency, launch Tecno T-Band app and pull down the screen in the Sports interface to synchronize your device with the T-Band. The number will be displayed on the screen.
4.) Anti-Theft: If you can’t remember where you dropped your smartphone, you can locate it by pressing the T-band button for three seconds and your phone will vibrate heavily/loudly or ring out if not in silent mode, provided it is not more than 10m away. This technology works in reverse mode, that is you can also use your phone to locate Tecno T-band.
5.) Sleep Monitor: You can also use the Tecno’s wearable to monitor your sleep, you must wear the T-band while sleeping for this feature to work. To know how you’ve slept, pull down the screen on the sleep interface to sync your device with the T-Band next morning.
6.) Alarm and Sedimentary Reminder: You can use Tecno T-band to set alarm or makes it remind you to stand up and stretch your body after sitting down for a long time. To set alarm, Navigate to My section on the app, and select Alarm clock. Also to activate sedimentary reminder, Navigate to My section on the app, and select Reminder.
How to Charge Tecno T-Band.
Tecno T-band comes with a 36mAh battery that can take you up to 2 weeks without charging after a full charge.
- Connect the charging dock to the T-band and make sure the charging ports are correctly fitted.
- Fix the charging dock to the USB adapter connected to power source.
- Led blinking indicate charging and green light indicate full charge.
Price of T-Band and Where to Buy.
You can get the Tecno T-band at 3c hub, Konga and Jumia for about 12,000 Naira.
There you have it on the full review of Tecno T-band, features, set up guide, price and its relationship with tecno camon c9.