The Huawei Watch GT 2 is now listed on the company’s India website, and the ify Notify Me ‘button is now live to register the interest. The company has also confirmed that the smartwatch will be available exclusively on Amazon and Flipkart online. The launch date has still not been revealed, but now that the Me Notify Me button has gone live, the launch does not seem very far away. The Huawei Watch GT 2 debuted in Europe for the first time in September. Big highlights include 14-day battery life, heart rate tracking.
Huawei has confirmed that the Huawei Watch GT 2 will be available exclusively on Flipkart and Amazon whenever it launches. The wearable is listed on the company’s website with all features and specifications, except price and date of sale. The company revealed its plans to launch Kirin A1-powered devices in India earlier this month in December and the Huawei Watch GT 2 is one such device. Now that the listing is live, the wearable launch doesn’t appear too far away. Previous reports also suggest that Huawei will actually launch FreeBuds 3 with wireless earphones.
In Europe, the Huawei Watch GT 2 was launched in two sizes – 46 mm and 42 mm. The 46mm is priced at EUR 249 (about Rs 19,500), and the smaller Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm) is priced at EUR 229 (about Rs 17,900). The pricing of India should be in the same range, excluding taxes and government duties.
Talking about the features and specifications, the 46mm model has a 1.39-inch (454×454 pixels) OLED display, while the 42mm model has a 1.2-inch (390×390 pixels) OLED display. The smartwatch is powered by Kirin A1 SoC and comes with 5ATM water resistance.
Connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.1 and GPS. It also has optical heart rate sensor, fitness tracking, sleep tracking and stress monitoring features. The smartwatch claims that up to 30 hours of battery life will be provided with GPS mode. In a typical everyday scenario – battery life is touted for 2 weeks (46 mm) and 1 week (42 mm). You can store 500 songs on a smartwatch. It also comes with a built-in mic and speaker as long as you can take a call from your wrist as long as the distance from your phone is within 150 meters.
There are about 15 workout modes on the Huawei Watch GT2. The spherical dial watch integrates a 3D glass surface, and is only 9.4 mm thin. It comes with various watch faces, and can diagnose six types of sleep issues to enable better rest. It can also measure stress with its TrueRelax feature. Other features include SMS messages, emails, calendars and notifications from other social media apps. You can also use features like weather, alarm, timer, stopwatch, flashlight and find my phone.