Along with its flagship P9 smartphone, Huawei today also launched the stainless steel variant of its Huawei Watch in India. While Huawei had already launched the smartwatch with leather strap earlier this year, the new variant comes with stainless steel link strap. Priced at Rs 22,999, the stainless steel variant of the Huawei Watch will be available exclusively via Flipkart. Also Read - Flipkart Big Saving Days smartphone deals: Pixel 4a is star of the show once againAlso Read - Realme X7 Max 5G goes on sale in India today at 12PM on Flipkart: Should you buy?
Besides the stainless steel strap, one of the key highlights of the Huawei Watch is that it features a speaker, allowing to you make and receive calls right from your wrist. Thus, you no longer need to take the smartphone out of the pocket. It also includes IP67 certification for water and dust resistance — which means you can submerge it under one meter of water for up to 30 minutes. Also Read - Huawei 2021 event: HarmonyOS 2.0, Huawei P50 Pro, Watch 3 series and more
Huawei Watch specifications
Sporting a diameter of 42mm, the Huawei Watch features a 1.4-inch full circle AMOLED display that runs at a resolution of 400 400 pixels resolution and pixel density of 286ppi. The display is covered with sapphire crystal glass protection. Powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, it is paired with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of onboard storage.
The Huawei Watch features a 300mAh battery, which is good enough to last for up to two days of regular use, Huawei claims. With connectivity options such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 LE, the smartwatch runs on Android Wear Marshmallow update. In terms of compatibility, you can pair the smartwatch and use with Android and iOS smartphones.
Huawei Watch features
The smartwatch is equipped a heart rate sensor and a 6-axis sensor for fitness tracking. Its algorithm is designed to distinguish between various activities such as running, climbing, walking and more. You can also use voice commands for different tasks — search for destination, start music, call contact and more. Lastly, there is also a find my phone feature which you can use to locate your missing phone.
At this price point, the Huawei Watch will face fierce competition from the likes of Apple Watch, Motorola Moto 360 (2nd generation) andSamsung Gear S2. The only advantage of the Huawei Watch over its Moto 360 and Gear S2 is the speaker support for taking voice calls.