Continuing its collaboration with Porsche Design, Huawei has launched a new smartwatch. The Huawei Smartwatch Porsche Design is priced at 795 € which rounds off to a whopping Rs 59,700 approximately. It is currently available for purchase in Europe. This luxury edition of the Huawei Smartwatch is inspired by a Porsche sports car which is evident on its design.
Elaborating on the influence, the watch face has a one touch chronograph function which is akin to a Porsche sports car dashboard. The Huawei Smartwatch has a leather-rubber hybrid strap which is black in color and has red threaded border on both sides. The buckle on the watch strap and the case are both made of stainless steel. The watch face which has Porsche Design trademark is accompanied by a speedometer bezel.
There are two crowns on the smartwatch placed on the right side which are surrounded by a red lining. Overall, the Huawei Smartwatch is adorns a sporty yet classic look as it is wrapped in DLC finish which is also said to have high-resistance to abrasion. The smartwatch features available include a real-time heart rate sensor with GPS tracking and VO2 Max measurement, and a barometer. The Huawei Smartwatch comes with IP68 rating making it water resistant up to 1.5 meters and for duration of 30 minutes. Additionally, it also protects from dust ingress. ALSO READ: Huawei launches Limited Edition KFC smartphone to mark its 30th anniversary of operating in China
Speaking about its specifications, the Huawei Smartwatch features a 1.2-inch display with 390×390 pixel resolution. In terms of memory, the Porsche Design edition comes with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage. On the software front, it runs on the latest Android Wear 2.0. The Huawei Smartwatch comes with connectivity options like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and NFC which further makes it capable of mobile payments. It is also capable of making calls. ALSO READ: Huawei Band 2, Band 2 Pro with heart-rate monitor and GPS announced: Price, specifications, features
This isn’t the first luxury Huawei product as it had last year launched the Mate 9 Porsche Design smartphone. Launched alongside the Mate 9, the Porsche Design edition of the smartphone comes with a few upgraded specifications as compared to the former. These include a better display, higher camera resolution and more storage. The price of Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design starts €1,395 which unsurprisingly goes up to Rs 103,050 approximately. ALSO READ: Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Porsche Design Special Edition: Top 5 Features