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Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro launched, the first HarmonyOS powered smartwatches with new health features

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Huawei has finally launched Watch 3 series, which comes in two models – Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro. These smartwatches are the first in their category to run HarmonyOS and designed to deliver a whole new user experience on consumers’ wrists.

“The brand-new Huawei Watch 3 Series is powered by HarmonyOS 2. The new smartwatches are independent, smart, and as powerful as smartphones. They are designed to make everyday life more convenient than before,” said Kevin Ho, Chief Operating Officer of Huawei Consumer BG.

“Health and fitness monitoring has always been one of our wearables’ core strengths and this time, we are including skin temperature detection, handwashing, and fall detection to offer a more complete feature set for users to take better control of their own health.”

Design:

Huawei Watch 3 series continues the tradition of new and interesting design schemes powered by Huawei’s research development to make the wearable more comfortable while wearing and easier while operating.

For example, the new 1.4-inch large display with curved 3D glass provides faster and smoother finger movement on the touch screen. While the stainless steel watch provides an elegant look that keeps the watch simmering.

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3D Crown and HarmonyOS:

There’s a new unique hardware feature on the Huawei Watch 3 and it’s the 3D rotating crown as it can provide tactile feedback. While the new HarmonyOS user interface provides more opportunity for the user to play all along using the grid launcher app menu.

The new HarmonyOS user interface works seamlessly with the 3D rotating crown and delivers a smoother and more intuitive user experience.

New themes and Watch faces:

Huawei Watch 3 series comes offers a number of new watch face and themes including technology, gaming, DIY, and short videos, the watch faces can be mixed and matched with fluoroelastomer, nylon, leather, stainless steel, and titanium straps to create the perfect accessory to go with any outfit.

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E-SIM:

Huawei Watch 3 is a revolutionary device, and its independent hardware allows it to support standalone connectivity. By activating the eSIM service on their smartphones, users can share the phone number as well as voice and data plans between their smartphone and smartwatch.

Users can also answer incoming MeeTime2 calls on either device simply by tapping the notification on the device of their choice.

Furthermore, Huawei Watch 3 series comes with pre-installed AppGallery, which allows users to download third-party applications right at their fingertips.

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New Health features:

Huawei Watch 3 series is a powerful smart wearable device that has an entire health monitoring system, the watch offers over 100 workout modes, skin temperature detection4 with the new high-precision temperature sensor, fall detection, an SOS alert. Coupled with health monitoring features such as heart rate, SpO2, sleep, and pressure.

Privacy and Security:

The Huawei Watch 3 Series provides comprehensive protection to safeguard users’ data privacy and seeks users’ express consent before any data is logged. The HTTPS encryption secures the data in transit, providing users with peace of mind while they enjoy the benefits of Huawei’s health and fitness features.

Long Battery Life:

Huawei Watch 3 Pro packs an ultra-long battery life, that runs up to five days on smart mode and provides up to 21 days of long life in ultra-long battery life mode.

On other hand, the Watch 3 can stay up to 3 days on smart mode, while 14 days in the ultra-long battery-saving model.

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Models:

  • Huawei Watch 3 comes in Active, Classic, and Elite Edition
  • Huawei Watch 3 Pro comes in Classic and Elite Editions.

These smartwatches will be available from this month onwards in the global markets.

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Huawei Watch GT 2 series software updates [January 17, 2022]

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Huawei Watch GT 2 updates

Huawei Watch GT 2 lineup includes one of the best-selling smartwatches of the company launched in 2019. The Huawei Watch GT 2 was released in two variants – 42mm and 46mm with premium features for the consumers.

Moving with time, Huawei added new models to its flagship the Watch GT 2 series that was Watch GT 2e and Watch GT 2 Pro with various features fitness and health monitoring features. These high-end smartwatches of Huawei come with luxury design and long-lasting battery and more.

Huawei Watch GT 2 series models:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 (42mm)
  • Huawei Watch GT 2 (46mm)
  • Huawei Watch GT 2e
  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Design
  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro

In terms of performance, the Huawei Watch GT 2 series models perform very well on the user’s wrist and make the task easier. These smartwatches lesser down the usage of smartphones and made several phone functions available on the wrist.

However, the company continues to release regular firmware updates for smartwatches belonging to the Huawei Watch GT 2 series. With the new update, the company will roll out the latest features, changes, improvements, and optimizations to provide a better user experience.

In this article, you can track all of the Huawei Watch 2 series model updates details, changes, improvements, and optimizations released for the smartwatch system.

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Huawei Watch GT 2 updates

Latest Huawei Watch GT 2 Updates

January 17, 2022:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 third-party data synchronization feature for smart life. Read more

January 13, 2022:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 gets a new Heart Health monitoring feature. Read more
  • New major feature update rolling out Huawei Watch GT 2 in China. Read more

January 07, 2022:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 is receiving Major features update in UK. Read more

January 05, 2022:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 firmware update brings hidden features [Details] Read more

December 31, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2: Major update features changelog read more.
  • Here are all of the changes rolling out with the major Huawei Watch GT 2e update read more.

December 29, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 major feature software update is expanding read more.
  • Major Huawei Watch GT 2e software update is reaching to more users read more.

December 25, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 update 11.0.14.90 brings bug on some models (CN) read more.
  • Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving December 2021 software update with new feature read more.

December 23, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 is receiving major update December 2021 read more

December 17, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm receiving December 2021 firmware update read more.
  • Latest 11.0.14.89 beta update released for Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm read more.

December 14, 2021:

  • December 2021 firmware update rolling out for Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm read more.
  • Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm public beta released with 11.0.14.68 update read more.

Noveber 29, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2e geta new thid-party support via November 2021 update read more.

November 25, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm November 2021 firmware update rolling out read more.

November 18, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm gets new third-party apps supports via public beta update read more.
  • Huawei Watch GT 2 series is receiving new beta update with version 11.0.14.77 read more.

November 10, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 global users are receiving system optimization firmware update read more.

November 6, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 series starts new software feature testing read more.

October 21, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm getting second beta software read more.
  • Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm password lock feature beta update rolling out read more.

October 18, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving October 2021 update read more.

October 16, 2021:

  • October 2021 Huawei Watch GT 2 update rolling out read more.

September 27, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm new feature recruitment beings receiving stability update read more.

September 23, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro September 2021 update brings system stability read more.

September 20, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 receiving major new feature with first beta update read more.

September 15, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 and GT 2e receiving new 13.26 and 8.10 firmware update (Global) read more.

September 12, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 September 2021 firmware brings new optimization read more.

August 31, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 is receiving August 2021 firmware update read more.

July 11, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro Porsche design gets system stability optimization with July 2021 firmware update read more.

July 2, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro receiving system optimization with july 2021 firmware update read more.

June 29, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 starts receiving system improvement with june 2021 firmware update read more.

June 26, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro getting new system optimizations with new firmware update read more.

May 11, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro’s lock screen and system optimization update expanding for global read more.

May 3, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2’s latest software update rolling out in more market read more.

April 27, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm and 46mm variants receiving new firmware update with a bunch of new features and optimization read more.

April 12, 2021:

  • April 2021 update rolling out for Huawei Watch GT 2 brings improvements for app and system read more.

April 10, 2021:

  • April 2021 update for Huawei Watch GT 2e adds a bunch of new features including Watch Face download support in iOS read more.

April 2, 2021:

  • New features and optimization for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro rolling out read more.

March 9, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 March 2021 update brings new system improvements read more.

March 4, 2021:

  • New optimization rolling out for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro via February 2021 update read more.

February 10, 2021:

  • New privacy feature and improvement rolling for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro with a firmware update read more.

January 31, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2e gets a 7-days weather forecast feature with a new firmware update read more.

January 26, 2021:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 grabbing new features and improvements via January 2021 update read more.

January 20, 2021:

  • New system optimizations rolling out for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro via OAT update read more.

January 15, 2021:

  • New Pin lock feature for Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro rolling out with new update read more.

January 6, 2021:

  • Water draining mode for Huawei Watch GT 2 rolling out with a new firmware update read more.

December 15, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 started receiving December 2020 update read more.

December 8, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro getting a new firmware update, brings weather forecast, and more.

November 24, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 getting November 2020 Update, optimizes system stability, and more.

November 5, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro receives new updates with Spo2 monitoring, weather display optimizations, and more.

October 19, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro receiving 24 hours continues SpO2 feature with a new update read more.

October 7, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 and GT 2e new update brings GPS improvements, fixes, and more.

September 15, 2020:

  • September update for Huawei Watch GT 2 bring new settings features, fixes issue, and improves system stability read more.

July 10, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 and Honor MagicWatch 2 receiving July 2020 update read more.

May 30, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 starts receiving remote camera shutter feature update read more.

May 17, 2020:

  • Remote camera shutter feature rolling out for Huawei Watch GT 2e in the UK read more.

May 13, 2020:

  • New update for Huawei Watch GT 2e enables remote camera shooting feature read more.

April 13, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2e gets Spo2 features update, Watch GT also gets fixes to read more.

April 10, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 receiving Spo2 feature update read more.

March 13, 2020:

  • New software update Huawei Watch GT 2 improves system stability read more.

February 13, 2020:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2 update brings new Watch faces and customization read more.
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Huawei FreeBuds 4i is getting new system optimizations update

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Huawei FreeBuds 4i system update

Huawei has started to roll out a new system update for its premium wireless earbuds, Huawei FreeBuds 4i launched in the global market. This latest update brings optimizations for the system stability for more stable performance.

As reported by Huaweiailesi, Huawei FreeBuds 4i system update landed with upgraded version 1.9.0.198. To upgrade over this, the FreeBuds 4i users need to download and install the small update package with a size of 1.35MB.

The new firmware for Huawei FreeBuds 4i increases the overall performance of the device. So, it is recommended for you to update as soon as possible. Also, the update is rolling out in batches, so it may take some to reach you.

How to update:

To update, open the Huawei AI life app on your phone, and connect your earbuds. Make sure the earbuds should be placed inside the charging case and keep the case open during the update.

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Tap on the earphone widget from the AI life app home screen. Then, tap on CHECKS FOR UPDATE and wait for a minute. If an update appears on the device, tap on the download option and wait until the update download is complete.

After completion, close the charging case and wait for at least 10 min for the case to automatically update. Also, make sure that pair earbuds with your phone again before charging and updating.

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The FreeBuds 4i wireless earbuds adopt a 3D bionic design and offer several features for an enhanced audio experience. These earbuds can be easily paired with the smartphone using Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity.

For immersive audio experience, the earbuds have ANC along with pop-up pair support. It also provides 10 hours of battery life with a 55mAh battery, while the charging case offers a 215mAh battery.

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Huawei Watch GT 2 third-party data synchronization feature for smart life

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Huawei Watch GT 2 data synchronization

Huawei Watch GT 2 series popularity increased the Huawei smartwatch market across the globe. To maintain its popularity among the consumers, Huawei continues to roll out the new feature and software updates via OTA.

According to the information, the Huawei Watch GT 2 series now supports third-party sports equipment data synchronization feature for smart life experience. It means Huawei users can get enjoy three-way data linkage between a smartwatch, smartphone, and sports equipment. However, the availability is currently limited some markets.

It is worth mentioning that this three-way data synchronization is possible with the HarmonyOS operating system. Now, this time Huawei is expanding HarmonyOS capabilities to Health and fitness sector.

Now, let’s take a look at how third-party sports equipment data synchronization works on the Huawei Watch GT 2.

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Huawei Watch GT 2 data synchronization

You understand the working, let’s take Yijian Genie S7 smart treadmill as an example. First, make the connection between Huawei Watch GT 2 and the smartphone through the Huawei Health app. Second, connect the smartphone with between the treadmill and smartphone.

To connect, unlock the smartphone and keep it close to the sports heath induction area on the treadmill. With the light of touch, your smartphone automatically gets connected to the treadmill and opens a corresponding start page. After hearing the voice message, press the start button on the treadmill to begin the exercise.

During this timeline, please put your smartphone in the storage slot of the treadmill and keep the smartwatch ON. Once the treadmill is started, the smartphone and Watch GT 2 will synchronize the real-time data monitored by the treadmill and provide you with real-time exercise data analysis and suggestions during the running process.

The smartphone calculates the steps and cadence as well as displays treadmill running distance, speed, time, and calories. While, Huawei Watch GT 2 monitors your heart rate and running posture, such as landing method, landing impact, swing angle, touchdown time, and more to allow you to run and enjoy sports with safer, more standard movements.

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After completion of the exercise, press the stop button on the treadmill, the smartphone will automatically end the exercise synchronization, and generate an exercise report, which can be easily shared through third-party apps.

Important Points:

  • Exercise data is presented only if the speed is 8 km/h.
  • The exercise data and its analysis results and suggestions are for reference only.
  • Please choose it according to the actual situation, not as the basis for a professional diagnosis.
  • Sports equipment that supports Linkage is currently limited to devices supported by the Huawei Health App.
  • The functions are already supported by Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro and it is recommended for everyone to use.

(Source: Huawei)

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