Putting all the rumors and leaks at rest, Huawei Corp has finally launched its new smartwatch- the Huawei Watch GT 2e. The new Huawei smartwatch retains a design similar to the original Huawei GT 2 model and corroborates the press renders that were leaked by Winfuture.de a week ago.
The Huawei Watch GT 2e features a circular dial with concealed crown and offers a sporty look. The wearable flaunts a stainless steel body and features an integrated TPU wrist band with cleft for better breathability. It has two physical buttons on the right side meant for navigation and to switch between functions.
Further, the Huawei Watch GT 2e is the first smartwatch to sport the in-house SPO2 (blood oxygen saturation) monitoring feature. The wearable also gets Huawei TruRelax pressure monitoring feature.
Designed primarily for sports enthusiasts, the wearable includes a host of professional workout modes that can track over 100 sports and exercise activities. The professional workout modes include- indoor walking, indoor running, outdoor running, outdoor walking, cycling, triathlons, climbing, hiking, pool swimming, rowing machine, elliptical, free training, and trial run. The Huawei Watch GT 2e offers comprehensive monitoring that is said to track up to 190 types of data.
Coming to the rest of the configurations, the Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch features the same 1.39-inch AMOLED touch display (but with slightly thick bezels) with a resolution of 454×454 pixels. Underneath the body is a custom Kirin A1 chipset that is claimed to deliver up to 14 days of battery life on a single charge.
Besides the regular heart rate monitoring and sleep tracking feature, the wearable has real-time notifications support for SMS, emails, calendar events, and calls. It includes weather forecasts, alarms, timer, flashlight, and Find my phone feature as well. Additionally, the 5ATM certification on the smartwatch will allow users for a deep dive into the swimming pool.
Huawei Watch GT 2e Specifications
- Display: 1.39-inch (454 x 454 pixels) AMOLED touch panel
- Processor: HUAWEI Kirin A1 chipset
- Operating System: Huawei LiteOS
- Connectivity: Bluetooth v5.1, GPS
- Compatibility: Android 4.4 and above iOS 9.0 devices
- Storage: 4GB storage that can stack up to 500 soundtracks
- Water Resistance: 5ATM Water-resistant up to 50 meters
- Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, optical heart rate sensor, ambient light sensor, air pressure sensor, capacitive sensor
- Battery Backup: Up to 14 days on a single charge
- Dimensions: 53 x 46.8 x 10.8 mm
- Weight: 43grams
Huawei Watch GT 2e Price and Availability
Huawei has launched the new GT 2e smartwatch for a price of EUR 199. It will be available in Lava Red, Mint Green, Graphite Black, and Icy White color options. The Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch will be available from April and it will first hit the European stores shelves.
Alongside the new wearable, the Chinese tech company has showcased its new flagship Huawei P40 series for a starting price of EUR 799.