After yesterday’s teaser videos, Huawei has today officially announced its first Android Wear smartwatch dubbed the Huawei Watch. It is quite an impressive looking watch having a circular display and a design which the company says has been “Designed by a team of experienced watch designers that have a rich history in creating fashionable and timeless watches”.
The circular Huawei Watch sports a 1.4-inch AMOLED display with 400 x 400p resolution (286 ppi) at a high contrast ratio of 10,000:1. It is made from high quality stainless steel and is a scratch resistant. There is a 2 o’Clock press button for control.
Specs include a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, and Bluetooth 4.1 for connecting to smartphones. Huawei Watch is Huawei’s first Android Wear smartwatch and is compatible with smartphones that run Android 4.3 or a higher version. The watch also has a 6-Axis motion sensor, a barometer sensor and a heart rate monitor that monitors wearer’s activities such as heart rate, calories burned, steps taken, distance travelled and height climbed.
The Watch is available in 3 colors – Gold, Silver, and Black. There are 40 different watch faces and a whole range of straps of various materials and styles to choose from. The Watch will also have a magnetic charging station.
The Huawei Watch will become available in over 20 countries which includes US, UK, Australia, Russia, France, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Argentina, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, , Norway, Philippines, South Korea, and UAE. The company has not disclosed its price yet and has said that it will be announced in the local markets when it hits the shelves there.
Have a look at the Huawei Watch: