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Huawei Watch 3 Review: Flagship smartwatch with HarmonyOS power

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At HarmonyOS operating system and new product launch conference, Huawei introduced the latest Huawei Watch 3 Series alongside a bunch of other products working on HarmonyOS.

Huawei Watch 3 series consist of two models – Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro with Active, Classic, and Elite editions.

At present, this HarmonyOS product has been put on the pre-sale in different markets, which include the UK, Germany, Spain, France, and Italy besides the Mainland market.

This new smartwatch, Huawei Watch 3 is surpassing the previous flagship Watch GT series in various aspects such as battery life, health management, ecology, and more. Not to mention its unbeatable offerings, it’s a live example of what a flagship power is.

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Let’s take an overview of Huawei Watch 3:

  • Display: 1.43-inch AMOLED screen
  • Weight: 54gram
  • Screen Resolution: 466 x 466 pixels
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Operating System: HarmonyOS
  • Battery: 450 mAh
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, WiFi, NFC
  • Waterproof Resistance: 5ATM

Physiognomy: An elegant structure suitable for all occasions

As I mentioned earlier, Huawei Watch 3 series comes in a standard and Pro model. The standard version can be found in Active Classic and Elite editions, on the other hand, the Pro version comes in the Classic and Elite editions only.

Moving further on the design, it adopts a round dial with a crown button, an elliptical button, and audio ports on the edge of its circumference. It provides a formal look that is no more different from a traditional classic watch.

At first, it seems as an elegant watch goes well on all occasions like business conferences and social gatherings. Its aesthetics provides a feel of a smartwatch, which’s nowhere to be seen as a smartwatch If you don’t reveal its special features such as making calls, checking notifications, and so on.

This watch has its own design not making the technology obvious and keeping the look stylish. The crown button is used for many 3D interactive features and can turn up, down, and zoom the watch interface by revolving the crown

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Coming to the case material, the smartwatch is made of 316L stainless steel and can easily resist scratches, sweat erosion, and other physical damage caused by daily activities. Also, the finely polished design gave the smartwatch a silky apprehension.

To be mentioned the Pro version has Titanium + ceramic frame material with leather and titanium strap options.

Adding to this, the Watch 3 series could be found in Fluoroelastomer, Nylon, Leather, and Stainless Steel Strap variant. While the color options are – Black, Gray Blue, Brown, and Silver, giving us various choices to match the user’s attire.

Features: 100 professional sports modes

The Watch 3 series comes with numerous features for health management and notification management as well. It allows eSIM connectivity and MeeTime calls so you won’t miss any of your important information and stay connected to your important contacts all time.

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The control center can be accessed by swiping downwards on the home screen and swipe upwards to open the notification center. From here you can manage your notification or organize your screen shortcuts.

Meanwhile, if you swipe right to left you can access the sports modes, and the left to right swipe will take you to the weather and service center.

Talking about the sports modes, it features more than 100 professional sports modes, which includes 85 customs modes with auto-detection exercises and 19 Pro modes for indoor and outdoor exercises. The Pro modes include exercises such as:

  1. Running
  2. Walking
  3. Mountaineering
  4. Hiking
  5. Trail running
  6. Cycling
  7. Open water
  8. Triathlon
  9. Skiing
  10. Snowboarding
  11. Cross-country skiing
  12. Golf
  13. Fitness Hoops
  14. Skipping
  15. Cycling
  16. Swimming
  17. Free training
  18. Elliptical machine
  19. Rowing machine

Coming to the health monitoring features, it offers body temperature detection, heart rate monitoring, blood oxygen saturation, sleep monitoring, and pressure monitoring, and more, which helps you to get the closest readings on your health.

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Not only this, if you connect this with the Huawei Health app, you’ll get more organized and well-arranged data. You can see your workout data clearly every step of the way, making you more focused on your goal.

Gesture and Voice Controls:

Huawei Watch 3 comes with handy gesture features to make the management effortless. Users are allowed to set frequently used applications under dial controls that can be accessed by just raising the wrist.

Furthermore, answering a call is easier with this smartwatch. A user only needs to keep the watch screen upside and keeping the palm downside and then quickly make a fist and release it once to answer any call.

In addition, Huawei also installed the virtual voice assistant – Celia voice assistant in this smartwatch. It allows a user to check notifications, set alarms, make payments, and command other IoT devices in your home for additional interactions.

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Battery life: A long-lasting battery experience

This latest lineup of Huawei smartwatches comes with high-end features, gesture controls, and display animations to provide a more enhanced user experience. Undoubtedly, it needed more battery to provide 466 x 466 pixels screen resolutions as well as the above-mentioned features.

If we talk specifically about the battery section, 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. It provides load platform switching according to the situation to save power consumption.

Hm…, How to charge this smartwatch? Well, this smartwatch lineup comes with wireless charging support, which helps you get rid of extra wires.

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Third-party app compatibility: Full house of third-party apps

This latest smartwatch not only comes with built-in system apps but users can also jump to AppGallery and download third-party apps. This is all made possible with the distributed capability of HarmonyOS and its solution to provide maximum app compatibility.

Some of the popular third-party app options on the AppGallery alongside the system apps related to your daily requirements. We can expect that Huawei will continue to add new apps and services to Huawei Watch 3 lineup and give it a completely new user experience.

Conclusion: A flagship smartwatch with HarmonyOS power

Huawei Watch 3 is undoubtedly coming as a beast in terms of features and a power-packed smartwatch with lots of improvements over its predecessor.

This new smartwatch delivers all, it has a brand new operating system – HarmonyOS, which provides all new features. The watch delivers all-around health and fitness trackers, has a premium design that looks astoundingly beautiful.

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Furthermore, the new eSIM capability to provide you native network connectivity without even requiring to touch your phone and lastly a battery capacity that could easily help you to spend days and carry these task without a recharge.

From looks to features to battery life, everything became more convenient and long-lasting with this flagship smartwatch – Huawei Watch 3 powered by HarmonyOS.

Special thanks to Newsdriver senior authorDaoshu

 

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 to launch alongside Mate 50 in China

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Latest inputs suggest the Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 earbuds could unveil alongside the Mate 50 series flaghip. Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 has been recently unveiled in the global market and the Chinese tech maker is now preparing to introduce this pair of earbuds on the home ground.

According to a well know Weibo tipster – Huawei is working to bring FreeBuds Pro 2 earbuds to China with the launch of the Huawei Mate 50 series. Meanwhile, fans were expecting the earbuds to introduce along with Huawei Nova 10 series on July 4th. The tipster further added that the company will finalize the status of FreeBuds Pro 2 launching by the end of July but we’ll have to wait for an official node on this matter.

Also, Read – Huawei Mate 50 Pro camera could be better than P50 Pro

Moving on, it is confirmed that there are already a number of devices ready to showcase at the launch event including the Huawei Nova 10 series, Aito M7 SUV, Watch Fit 2 smartwatch, and Huawei P50 Pocket foldable phone leather variant. There could be more than what we’ve seen and speculated so far but we’re yet to find the answer, which we will on July 4th.

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2:

Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 comes in stylish three color variants one of which has been specially crafted as new – Silver Blue. Each side of the headset weighs 5.8g, while the charging case reaches the weight of 52.1g.

Huawei has installed a 55mAh battery on each earbud and the charging case features a 580mAh battery to recharge these earbuds.

Below you can check the playback time of the device:

  • 6.5 hours playback on a single charge  (ANC off)
  • 4 hours of playback on a single charge  (ANC on)
  • 30 hours playback with charging case (ANC off)
  • 18 hours of playback with charging case (ANC on)

The charging time is as follows:

  • Approx. 1 hour for charging case without headphones (wired)
  • About 40 minutes for headphones (in the charging case)
  • About 120 minutes for charging case without headphones (wireless)

There are several common features that you’ll intriguing and useful such as touch control on each earpiece that helps you guide and navigate through the earbuds.

(Source – Weibo)

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Huawei Watch Fit 2 bookings opened in China, sale start in July

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Huawei is strategically working to unveil the Watch Fit 2 in China after its global launch. Meanwhile, the company has now started taking booking of this smartwatch from today onwards, with certain notable features that are tracked from its oversea variant.

  • Fitness care
  • Health Care
  • Nutrition
  • Health monitoring

Huawei Watch Fit 2 in China is currently open for booking on the Chinese e-commerce platform – jd.com and will be opened for pre-orders on June 29, while the first sales are targeted for July 7. This new product is officially expected to introduce alongside Huawei Nova 10 series for Chinese consumers. So, this means on July 4, there will be a double present to be scheduled for you from Huawei.

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Huawei Watch Fit 2:

Huawei Watch Fit 2 comes with a 1.74 “screen, durable battery life, support for Bluetooth calls, SpO2 blood oxygen monitoring, fast workout animations, and more, and is available in Active, Classic, and Elegant versions.

They usually have stylish designs that give them a whole new look. The dimensions of the Huawei Watch Fit 2 are 46 x 33.5 x 10.8 mm. And the active version weighs about 26G and the classic elegant version weighs 30G.

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 launched with 47db noise cancellation, light design, beautiful new color and more

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On June 23, 2022, Huawei launched FreeBuds Pro 2 earbuds in the global market. The company has unveiled this new generation of FreeBuds Pro headphones with a stylish design and immersive noise cancellation that compounds a beautiful audio quality for your ears.

Let’s tour the Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 and learn more about its new features.

Similar to the first-gen FreeBuds Pro, the Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 has a charging case that expands at 47.5 × 67.9 × 24.5 and weighs around 52.1g without carrying the earphones (60g first gen). On the other hand, each piece of the earbuds has 5.9g of weight, which is less than its predecessor (6.1g each). The earbuds fit and pull out perfectly and their safety is ensured by the magnets inside the charging case.

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 has a range of 14 Hz to 40 kHz, it supports Bluetooth 5.2 for better connectivity along with LDAC, AAC, and SBC codecs, three microphones, and a 4-magnet 11mm dynamic transducer.

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 is launched with an audio quality that is derived from the French sound technology maker – Devialet. To further improve the audio, the hardware comprises a special micro planar diaphragm for treble, HWA, and Hi-Res Wireless Dual HD certifications with a transmission speed up to 990 kb/s, water, and dust resistance according to the IP54 standard (the case is not water-resistant, however), the low response of 140 ms or active noise suppression with VACC and artificial intelligence algorithms.

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These new earbuds can support up to 47dB of notice cancellation, which was 40db in the previous generation. This is also a new achievement for Huawei to ramp up noise cancellation on such a scale, which was available before.

The Noise Cancellation feature supports 3 modes – general mode, cozy mode, and ultra mode. For outdoor activities, you will get support from awareness mode.

The Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 comes with the same controls that support press controls with once, twice, three times, and long-press to activate features. Furthermore, you can swipe up and down to navigate the playback.

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Coming towards compatibility, Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 is designed to work on both Android and HarmonyOS software.

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Talking about the battery, the FreeBuds Pro doesn’t compromise your user experience as it boasts 4 hours of playback with ANC and 6.5 hours without ANC. On the other hand, the playback time could be extended up to 18 hours with the help of a charging case with ANC and a whopping 30 hours without ANC.

You can recharge the charging case with the help of a USB-C head cable, which could charge at a rapid speed.

Price and Availability:

Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 is launched in three colors Silver Frost, Ceramic White, and the new edition – Silver Blue, which looks absolutely gorgeous.

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 is priced at CZK 4999 (201 EUR, 1423 CNY, 173 GBP, 11608 PHP, 796 SAR).

Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 will start sales from July 11 in Europe, while the pre-sale of these amazing earbuds will begin tomorrow onwards along with free gifts (Huawei Band 7) and offers.

We’ll keep you posted on other markets’ listing as it appears.

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