Huawei has a new smartwatch/fitness band in the works. It’s called the Huawei Watch Fit and its renders and specifications have leaked online for the first time. It’s an interesting new take on the design aspect and it is due for a launch in September, as per the source (Sudhanshu1414). There are a few other wearables in the pipeline such as the Mate Watch. We expect these to be unveiled around the Huawei Mate 40.
A standout design
There are square-shaped smartwatches and then there are circular ones. But I haven’t seen designs such as the Huawei Watch Fit in a while. It’s a rectangular chassis with elements from the Apple Watch. The rectangular chassis is what makes it stand out. It looks like a version of the TalkBand B6 from Huawei. The display also looks top-notch. It’s a 1.64-inch AMOLED panel that resolves at 456 x 280 pixels. This would make the watch land in the premium category of smartwatches.
There’s also 5 ATM water resistance and sensors such as an accelerometer, a barometer, an ambient light sensor, GPS and a heart rate sensor too. Due to the inclusion of the “Fit” branding, we expect this to be more of a fitness-centric product and less of a smartwatch.
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Huawei Watch Fit: Features
The battery life is tipped to be around 10 days and the watch should be able to track walking, running, swimming and cycling tracking. There’s no shortage of colour options either. Also, it will likely work with Android 5.0 and iOS 9.0. The source has also shared retail box content as well. You might not be very keen on box contents, however, the information is here. The Watch FIT will come bundled with a charging station, a charging cable.
And while there’s no information regarding software, we expect it to come with either Harmony OS or the current Huawei wearable platform. At the moment, it looks likely to launch in Europe. The HUAWEI Watch Fit and will be priced at €119 in Europe.
The Huawei Mate Watch sounds more like a flagship accessory. It’s appeared on a few certifications such as the CCC. It is claimed that the Mate Watch would be running HarmonyOS, Huawei’s in-house OS that also goes by the name of HongMeng OS.
There’s a lot of buzz around the Mate 40 as well. As usual, we expect it to be a stellar flagship product, however, somewhat steeped in controversy. You can check it out here.