The Huawei Watch 2 made its first appearance at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2017, back in February. After almost six months, the Chinese company’s wearable has landed in India. It seems, Huawei is planning to take the cake before the newer generation Apple wearable arrive in the country.
The Huawei Watch 2 comes in three variants. Sports, Classic, and Sports (with 4G connectivity). The first two are merely a companion to your phone synced via Bluetooth. The Sports (4G) variant is a standalone device. it supports calling and messaging functionality. It takes a 4G VoLTE Nano-SIM card. The dual mics on it enable noise cancellation to improve the call quality. Some of the apps like Uber, Facebook can be used on the watch.
The Huawei Watch Sports variant comes with a plastic outer casing while the Classic variant gets a metal one. To keep up with the active types, these gadgets are dust and water resistant.
The wearables sport a 1.2-inch circular colour display with touch control. It packs in a 420 mAH battery. As per the company, it is good enough to last up to two days on a single charge. The watches run on Android Wear 2.0 platform, which is compatible with Android and iOS devices. Powering the wearables is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 chipset.
The Huawei Watch 2 uses the inbuilt GPS sensors to keep a track on your activities. As expected, the device also features a heart-rate sensor. The Watch 2 features some presets such as ‘Fat burning run’ and ‘Cardio run’. It lets you play local music or stream it via third-party apps. These watches also respond to voice commands.
Currently, the product is in black. Interchangeable wrist straps in other colours will be made available at a later stage. The Watch 2 Sports is priced at Rs 20,999. The Classic will set you back for Rs 25,999. Finally, the Sports (4G) is pegged at Rs 29,999.