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New Huawei Smartwatches at Mobile World Congress 2017

New Huawei Smartwatches at Mobile World Congress 2017

There are several new smartwatches on display at Mobile World Congress. Huawei presented two – Watch 2 and a Classic version. The Watch 2 is geared for the active lifestyle, while the Classic version is designed for office use.

The U.S. version won’t have 4G LTE; you’ll have to go to the UK or Australia for that. The U.S. version features Wi-Fi. These watches are dust and water resistant. They are rated IP68.

The Huawei Watch 2 and Classic version will be available in April.

Source: TechRadar

PC Magazine has more info:

  • 1.2-inch AMOLED display – Gorilla Glass 3
  • 390 X 390 resolution; 326 pixels per inch
  • Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, heart rate monitor, light sensor, and magnetic sensor
  • Bluetooth and NFC for mobile payments
  • 420 mAh battery – 10 hours of battery life with GPS or LTE on
  • Smartwatch mode – GPS and LTE off; extends battery life to two days
  • Watch mode – most of the features are turned off except for step tracking – battery lasts 25 days
  • Fast charger – battery re-charges fully in one hour
  • Android Wear 2.0 OS – standalone apps, app store, app menu, and independent tabs
  • Customized training app for runners – it keeps track of activities and sets goals
  • Two models – Watch 2 and Classic
  • Watch 2 is made of ceramic, plastic, stainless steel and it has a rubber strap; the Classic version has a hybrid leather/rubber strap without plastic
  • Weighs 2 ounces (Watch 2); 2.1 ounces (Classic)
  • 1.8 X 1.9 X 0.5 inches
  • 0.8 inch lug width (Watch 2); 0.9 inch lug width (Classic)
  • Watch 2 colors – orange, speckled gray, and black; Classic colors – stainless steel and black leather hybrid

Here’s an interesting fact:

Lug width is the distance between lugs, which is where the strap attaches to the watch.

New Huawei Smartwatches at Mobile World Congress 2017
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