Huawei Watch 2 Launched In India; To Compete With Samsung Gear S3

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Huawei Watch 2 smartwatch launched in India, price starts at Rs 20999

Huawei has launched the next generation, Huawei Watch 2 in India. Further, Sports (4G) and Classic (Bluetooth) will also be available in offline retail stores across India.

All the above functions are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor coupled with 4GB RAM. The defining feature of the watch is 4G LTE support which allows it used to send texts, take calls and more without needing to be tethered to a smartphone.

Huawei is launching three variants of its Watch 2 lineup in India. "It also features the latest smart living applications and the new Android Wear 2.0 operating system (OS) which is compatible with both Android and iOS, enabling the Huawei Watch 2 to embody the spirit of openness and exploration for all", it said. While its predecessor was universally loved among the Android Wear smartwatches, Watch 2 has underwhelmed the reviewers. The Watch 2 comes with built-in sensors that can help track heart rate, calories burnt, distance traversed and various activities like running, jogging, and walking. "Truly next generation in every aspect", said P Sanjeev, Vice- President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group while speaking on the launch. People can click on the crown of the watch to open the workout app. It can suggest users to accelerate or decelerate their run based of calculated data set. Unlike the Apple Watch Series 3 that will debut in the country, Huawei Watch 2 does come with built-in cellular connectivity. With 4G, users can download standalone apps as well. It also measures users' Resting Heart Rate, which is recorded in the activity monitor app. The Watch 2 smart watch sport a stainless steel back, heart rate sensor, and rubber straps that offer sportier looks. It sports a chronograph design, and there's a ceramic bezel.

Some of the other features offered by the Huawei Watch 2 include touch control, intelligent speech recognition, and voice instructions. It is an update to the original Huawei Watch that was announced a year ago.

The watch gets its daily fuel from a 420mAh battery that lasts for two days with regular use, up to 10 hours in training mode and up to three weeks in watch mode claims the company.

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