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.
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.