boAt ProGear B20 smartband with IP68 rating, Dynamic HR monitor unveiled

Known consumer tech brand boAt has entered into wearable category with the launch of its first ProGear B20 smartband.

The boAt ProGear B20 is made to last and tested to handle extreme environments. It comes with water resistant IP68 rating for protection against dust, sand, water and sweat. It has rigid build with grip comofrt which delivers comfort all day long.

The smartband is just 22 grams in weight. It has 0.96-inch TFT-LCD touch screen display and comes with a touch key for accessibility. The ProGear B20 band also includes 5 built-in dynamic dial faces.

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It also comes with 24-hour heart rate monitor which can be set to automatic or manual analog. There is a built-in sleep monitor which can track three modes – deep sleep, light sleep and awake hours. For stress relief, it gives out guided meditative breathing exercises.

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The boAt ProGear B20 features in 14 different workout modes and shows various statistics like daily steps, calories burnt and activity duration. It uses Bluetooth V4.0 to connect with smartphones and compatible with most devices available today.

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Once connected, it delivers real-time notifications on incoming calls, messages or control music. it has smart camera shutter control feature for clicking pictures from smartband itself.

There is a 90mAh battery inside which gives about 10days of standby. You can simply plug it inside any USB port to charge. There is a Do Not Disturb function as well.

boAt ProGear B20 specifications

  • Weight: 22 grams
  • Water resistant: IP68 rated
  • Display: 0.96-inch TFT-LCD touch screen with touch key, 160 x 80 pixels resolution
  • RAM/ROM: 16MB
  • Bluetooth: V4.0 with 5-10 meters range
  • Compatibility: Android 4.4 or above and iOS 8.0 or above
  • Battery: 90mAh with up to 10 days of standby. 1 – 1.5 hours of charging time
  • Activity tracking: Walking, Running, Cycling, Treadmill, Hiking, Fitness, Basketball, Badminton, Tennis, Soccer, Climbing, Spinning, Yoga, Dance
  • Heart rate: Dynamic Heart rate Monitoring (24h)
  • Other features: Time/Date, Calories burnt, automatic activity record (steps and distance), automatic sleep monitoring, call/message reminder, social media notifications, camera control, music control, anti-lost function, vibrating alarm, gesture motion, find phone, sedentary reminder, meditative breathing
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The boAth ProGear B20 price in India is Rs. 1799 and comes in Black, Blue and Beige colors. It is already available online at

On the new category entry Aman Gupta, Co-Founder boAt Lifestyle said “We at boAt have always pushed the envelope and offered products which are driven by consumer feedback and need. The entry into the wearable category is a natural progression for us as we have already established ourselves in the earwear market. Our best in class earphones and headphones have offered a superior audio experience and with ProGear we plan to disrupt the market by offering an integrated solution who seek an active lifestyle.” 

Akshay Ahuja, Category Leader – Personal Computing, Audio & Wearables, Amazon India said, “With a large selection of wearables, customers across the country trust to find a wide spectrum of products to suit their needs. We are excited to remain the partner of choice for boAt as they enter this category with their new boAt ProGear smart bands. BoAt audio products have been highly rated on and we look forward to their wearables becoming customer favourites.”

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Pawan Lokhandwala

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