On July 29, along with the P50 series, Huawei also launched the Huawei Band 6 Pro with a Body temperature measurement feature. This smart band can measure your skin temperature by using a special temperature sensor.
The new body temperature measurement feature makes this band different from the standard version. Furthermore, the company also launched Children’s Watch 4 Pro that comes with very basic features suitable for children.
According to the latest info, the Huawei Band 6 Pro pre-sale starts today (August 11) and its first official sale will begin on August 20. The interested consumers can place the pre-book or directly buy it after its official sale begins.
Meanwhile, the Children’s Watch 4 Pro will directly go on sale from August 30 and there are no pre-orders will be available from August 20. Below you can check some highlighted details about these two new products.
Huawei Band 6 Pro
The Huawei Band 6 Pro comes with a 1.47-inch AMOLED display with a bold rectangular design. It features a bunch of health-related features such as SpO2 monitoring, sleep tracking, and heart rate monitoring.
It has 96 workout modes including running, cycling, rope skipping, and more. Furthermore, it comes with support for Bluetooth 5.0 and 5ATM for water resistance. You can manage things such as calls, text messages, weather updates, and control music, directly from the band itself.
The Huawei Band 6 Pro is priced at 449 yuan and comes in Black and Gray color options. It is currently available in China for pre-sale and is yet to launch for the global market.
Huawei Children’s Watch 4 Pro
Huawei Children’s Watch features a 1.41-inch AMOLED touch screen with 320 x 360-pixel resolution. The watch comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. It also equips a 5MP front camera and its watch strap is made of Silicon + UV reformation.
The device packs an 800mAh battery with a capacity to charge 50% in just 20 minutes. Moreover, it comes with support for WLAN, Bluetooth, and cellular network connectivity.
There are features like 5ATM water resistance, HC video calls, a voice assistant, and more. The Children’s Watch 4 Pro will be starting at 998 yuan with a sale beginning from August 30.
Huawei Watch GT 2 46 mm getting second beta software
Huawei has started pushing the second beta software update for Watch GT 2 46mm version. This update installs new optimizations that will improve the overall system quality and enhance your user experience while operating this smartwatch.
Huawei Watch GT 46mm is receiving the second beta software update with version 126.96.36.199 and it’s an upgrade over the firmware version 188.8.131.52/184.108.40.206SP01. The update comes with system stability optimizations in some situations.
Note that this update is rolling out for the Chinese models of the Watch GT 2 46mm version. This rollout is related to the 4000 consumers who’ve participated in the beta activity. However, it’s currently unconfirmed, whether this update will expand for the global users.
Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm beta program:
Last month, Huawei Watch GT 2 46 began unknown beta recruitment in the name of new features. The following event includes the rollout of the beta firmware version 220.127.116.11.
This update brings a bunch of new features including a new lock screen password. The Watch GT 2 users can now put a lock on their watch. So, it would require a pin to very the unlock procedure every time you unlock the Watch GT 2.
There are new improvements or sports-related activities on the Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm. Now, the company has feeding new sunrise and sunset displays for outdoor sports. The new pace zone support will bring you more help to exercise scientifically.
There’s still more to explore, it adds support for the connection and third-party data sharing with Huawei phones and sports equipment. The new always on-screen option added, which will provide you with convenience for viewing real-time exercise data. You can access this feature from Settings > Excercise Settings > Screen always on.
Moreover, the update has female consumers of the Watch GT 2. The watch now has an improved menstrual cycle feature with the added support of cycles through the watch.
More updates coming:
Following this rollout, it’s expected that Huawei will further expand the reach of these new features to more old smartwatches and bring simplicity to the consumers’ wrists.
[Update: GPS Fix] Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving October 2021 update
Update: GPS Fix
Huawei Watch GT 2e smartwatch has recently received an important stability update, and it’s revealed that this update also fixes some important GPS issues. According to the information, the latest Watch GT 2e update comes with a 18.104.22.168 firmware version.
Huaweiblog reveals that the smartwatch was unable to find a GPS signal anymore, or took an extremely long time until a signal is found, which was then not very stable. This Huawei Watch GT 2e GPS bug is now fixed with the latest software rollout.
October 14, 2021: Rollout Started
Huawei has been updating its devices to provide new features and enable software enhancements in the system. Related to this, the Huawei Watch GT 2e is now receiving the October 2021 software update that comes with system stability improvements.
In terms of details, this new firmware update comes with new system optimizations that improve the overall performance and provides you with a better smart wearable performance.
The Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 update comes with firmware version 22.214.171.124 upgrading from 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to offer more than the mentioned changes.
The Watch GT 2e follows the same path but has a different approach towards the consumers. It comes with a stylish finishing coupled with sports and a rugged look. This watch is suitable for all scenarios, use cases and provides optimum performance from indoor to outdoor, the Watch GT 2 won’t disappoint its consumers.
- For a better user experience, you are advised to update the Huawei Health app to the latest version in the app store first.
- Keep Bluetooth connected during the update. If the update fails, try again.
- Updating the wearable device may take some time. Please wait for the progress bar on the device to complete. The device will automatically restart after the update is complete.
- If you encounter any issues when using the device, please call the Huawei customer service hotline or visit a Huawei customer service center for assistance.
HOW TO UPDATE:
Connect the watch to your phone using the Huawei Health app, open the app, touch Devices, touch the device name, choose Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to update your watch if there is any new updates. If any update is available, it’s recommended to download the firmware and install it as soon as possible. Do note that this update is rolling out gradually, so it may take some time reach every device.
Huawei Watch 3 HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 update brings many new features [Global]
Huawei Watch 3 series is the first smart wearable to equip HarmonyOS. This smartwatch lineup is not available in China but also in the global market. Therefore, its popularity and rating are currently accurate among the consumers, as it’s rapidly receiving a new software update in intervals.
This software update for the Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro comes with HarmonyOS version 220.127.116.11 for the global models. This update rollout is expanding gradually and you may have to wait to get your hands on the latest software update.
According to our colleagues over Huaweiblog, the Huawei Watch 3 firmware update comes with HarmonyOS 18.104.22.168 and brings a new quick SMS reply feature, and new on display features, adds new hand wash detection feature, paid to watch face testing, local music, the addition of Petal Maps app. Moreover, the update brings new optimizations for the system.
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Huawei Watch 3 22.214.171.124 Update:
- Adds quick replying to SMS messages.
- Allows you to choose between the following functions: Switch on the screen to display the main watchface, or switch off the watchface when you lift your wrist (if Always On Display is activated).
- Adds the hand washing detection function.
- Adds a 5-minute free trial for a paid watchface.
- Adds the function of standard display of the charging watch face while charging to avoid malfunctions and improve the charging experience (deactivation of the function by pressing the watch crown).
- Adds more local music formats that can be imported into the watch.
- Adds Petal Maps is a pre-installed map app.
- Optimizes the display of the contacts screen.
(image source – huaweiblog)
How to update Huawei Watch 3 series:
You’ll need to have the Huawei Health app on your smartphone download the update package and pair the watch to get the latest HarmonyOS firmware version. Once downloaded, the package will be transferred to the corresponding app, which may take some time.
Thereafter, you need to wait and until the installation is completed and do not take away the watch from the smartphone’s range, as it may disconnect the entire transfer process.