Huawei Watch 2 with SIM card support launched at MWC 2017

Huawei Watch 2 with SIM card support launched at MWC 2017

Huawei, along with P10 and P10 Plus smartphones, also made a come back to the smartwatch martket with the launch of Huawei Watch 2. The smartwatch comes in three variants – Bluetooth-only, 4G and Huawei Watch 2 Classic.

The Huawei Watch 2 models feature ceramic build with rubber straps. They also have dual crowns for ‘better navigation’. One of the variants can also support a nano SIM card for independent data connection. This means that using the wearable people can make independent calls, send messages and more without being in constant connection with the source device. Huawei Watch 2 also support Google Assistant.

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The Watch 2 models includes connectivity options such as NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The company claims that the wearable device is the world’s lightest smartwatch with 4G LTE support.

In addition, the Huawei Watch 2 comes with IP68 rating, which makes it dust-and water-resistant. For fitness freaks, there’s a heart rate sensor as well along with a dedicated Training Coach.

Furthermore, the new wearable device has Android Pay support. As for the battery, the smartwatch is said to run for up to 2 days on ‘normal’ use.

Huawei Watch 2 with SIM card support launched at MWC 2017

As a refresher, Huawei launched two smartphones along with the aforementioned smartwatch models. The company’s Huawei P10 and the P10 Plus largely share the same specifications except for the battery and screen size. The P10 Plus additionally supports 4.5G LTE connectivity.

The Huawei P10 (4GB+64GB) variant costs EUR649, which is roughly Rs 45,600. The Huawei P10 Plus 4GB+64GB version costs EUR699 (roughly Rs 49,200) and the 6GB+128GB version costs EUR799, which is roughly Rs 56,200.

The Huawei Watch 2 Bluetooth-only version is priced at EUR329 (roughly Rs 23,100) while the 4G version costs EUR379 (roughly Rs 26,600). The Huawei Watch 2 Classic is priced at EUR399 (roughly Rs 48,000). The company will be launching select variants in India.

Huawei also introduced the Watch 2 Porche Design but did not reveal the price and availability at the time of the launch.

The Watch 2 models also include other connectivity options such as NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The company claims the wearable device as the world’s lightest 4G LTE supporting smartwatch.

Tanish Patel

Editor of App Story. For the last seven years, he has been contributing to several leading online publications, including, Appstory, Dataflow, Dzone, B2C, etc. At the workplace, he is admired for her team management skill. He is leading a team of 20-something creative writers and designers.

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