In addition to the recently announced Huawei Watch Fit, the company today unveiled two smartwatches. At the IFA2020 event holding in Berlin, Germany, Honor announced the Honor Watch GS Pro & Honor Watch ES. While the Honor Watch GS Pro is touted as the brand’s first rugged watch, the Watch ES is the company’s first rectangular smartwatch.
Honor Watch GS Pro
The Honor Watch GS Pro uses a 1.39-inch 454 x 454 resolution AMOLED display, which is specially built for young explorers. It weighs 45.5 grams, supports 5 ATM water resistance, and has a 790mAh battery. This battery as a 25-day working capacity under normal usage. If the GPS is on, the battery lasts for 48 hours. In addition, this smartwatch comes with more than 100 professional outdoor mode settings. This device already won the IFA Outdoor Creative Wearable Equipment Gold Award.
The watch casing uses a stainless steel and high-quality polycarbonate material. Furthermore, the GPS of this device adds a special feature which the company calls Route Back. According to the company, Route Back ensures that users never get lost. With this feature, you can always trace your starting point no matter how long the traverse. Other sensors in this device include an optical heart rate sensor, SpO2 sensor, accelerometer, gyro, barometer, compass, and ambient light sensor.
On the software end, the Honor Watch GS Pro comes with LiteOS which supports Bluetooth calling. Under the hood, this watch has a HiSilicon Kirin A1 chipset as well as a speaker and microphone. This smartwatch comes with two styles – a sports version and an active version. The sports version is available in carbon black, polar white, and tide blue.
Pre-orders for the Honor Watch GS Pro will commence on September 7th in Germany. It has a €249.99 price tag. However, in the U.K., this device will sell for £249.99. Other European nations will get this watch from September 8th but Italy will get it on September 14th.
Honor Watch ES
The Honor Watch ES is equipped with a 1.64-inch 456 x 280 resolution AMOLED color screen, weighs 21 grams, has a built-in “wrist training” sports function, provides 5 ATM-level water resistance, can last up to 10 days, and can achieve 70% power in 30 minutes. It supports up to 95 sports modes and is available three color options: meteorite black, coral pink, and Iceland white.
The sensors in this device include an optical heart rate sensor, SpO2 sensor, accelerometer, gyro, barometer, compass, and ambient light sensor. This device is currently on pre-sale for €99.99.