Huawei has launched Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic smartwatches at MWC 2017. These watches come with cellular connectivity. This time, Huawei is targeting customers that priorities fitness features above aesthetics or general smartwatch uses. The company has also integrated Fit Program that offers personalized training service based on your schedule, current fitness and goal. Huawei watch 2 comes with some exclusive fitness focused software features to let you customize workout plans for specific activities such as running, cycling etc. Here are the complete details.
Huawei Watch 2
Huawei has launched P10 and P10 Plus smartphones at MWC 2017 in addition to unveiling the two new smartwatches. The Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic are now officially announced. The big highlight of the smartwatches is cellular connectivity and Android Pay support.
Huawei Watch 2 Classic
The classic version has a 22mm watch band and looks a lot like the original Huawei Watch. The non-classic version is sportier and features a 20mm watch band. It has optional LTE support as well. It features a metal chassis and offers a hybrid strap that has a leather top with rubber interior to prevent wear and tear.
Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic
The smartwatches feature a smaller 1.2-inch circular display as compared to prior model with 1.4-inch screen. These are 12.6mm in thickness and both versions feature two buttons and include microphone and speakers. They are powered by the same Snapdragon 2100 chipset as was found on LG’s new android wear 2.0 smartwatches. Both have 768MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, Wi-Fi and IP68 water resistant. They also feature continuous heart rate, all day long, 24/7 heart rate monitoring.
In terms of software, both watches run Android Wear 2.0 with Google Assistant for all your needs. The Android Wear 2.0 offers a refined UI with less clutter, a dark background and streamlined navigation. Both feature NFC chips and support Android Pay. Both variants are powered by a 420mAh battery with a new low power watch mode that allows the watch to last for 25 days. They feature a new heart rate sensor to continuously track heart rates and both watches come loaded with Huawei Fit program. Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic come loaded with connectivity and many new features like GPS, heart rate sensors, NFC for Android Pay and LTE (Watch 2).
A quick look at specifications of Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic:
|Specifications||Huawei Watch 2||Huawei Watch 2 Classic||Display||1.2-inch||1.2-inch|
|Resolution||390×390 AMOLED||390×390 AMOLED|
|Processor||Snapdragon Wear 2100 1.1GHz||Snapdragon Wear 2100 1.1GHz|
|Price||LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC|
A Porsche-designed version of Watch 2 is also coming, featuring a Porsche Design logo and special watch face.
Huawei Watch 2 has been priced at $350. It will be available in over 20 countries and regions with U.S. launch in April.
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