Huawei’s Vice President Richard Yu used the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo to announce that Huawei is launching the Huawei Watch 2 smartwatch and three new versions of 10,000 mAh fast-charging power banks at the Mobile World Congress 2017 event in Barcelona.
The upcoming smart watch by Huawei is rumored to be coming in two major versions, one of which will be supporting a SIM card for an extended mobile phone-like experience. The Watch 2 by Huawei is also said to be running the latest operating system for wearable devices made by Google, the Android Wear 2.0. Other information regarding the Huawei Watch 2 is that it will sport a 1.4-inch touchscreen display and measure 42mm in diameter. Huawei’s upcoming wearable device will also be having versions sporting stainless steel and rubber straps. Expect it to come in colorful versions.
In the terms of performance, Huawei’s Watch 2 will be running the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset for wearable technologies backed by 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. It will get powered by a good-looking 300 mAh battery and have the support to the Google Play Store thanks to the additional features of the Android Wear 2.0. The watch is expected to start selling for $345.
Huawei’s VP didn’t provide much information regarding the company’s upcoming smartwatch. He shared a photo of a man running while wearing the device on his wrist with the logo “Made for free spirits”, teasing that the watch will have advanced features in activity tracking supports. What we can fearlessly say is that the Huawei Watch 2 will be a fitness-oriented wearable device.
Another information shared by Richard Yu is that Huawei will be introducing three new power banks of 10,000 mAh. The new Huawei power banks will have fast charging support.
All these are expected to launch on February 26 where Huawei will be introducing the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus flagship phone, Huawei Watch 2, and three power banks. Huawei means business for the MWC.