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Huawei Watch 3 series available for pre-order in South Africa

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The first-ever HarmonyOS powered smartwatch Huawei Watch 3 series is now available for pre-order in South Africa. This series was launched on HarmonyOS new product launch event alongside the MatePad Series, Freebuds 4, and others.

This latest flagship smartwatch reforms the style on the wrist with its high-tech features, and a classic design. Huawei designed two models for this series- Watch 3 and 3 Pro with identical features and a slight variation in design and battery backup.

Furthermore,  the standard model has three editions – Active, Classic, and Elite. On the other hand, the Pro model only comes in Classic and Elite editions. In South Africa, Huawei Watch 3 has a starting price of R7,299 in pre-sale with additional free gifts.

Besides, making an advance payment of R99 the buyers can save a big amount of R999 but this offer is valid until 6th October. Scroll below to check the price, offers, and specifications of the series.

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Huawei Watch 3:

  • Pre-order Price: R7,299
  • Freebie: Huawei FreeLace and Watch Strap
  • Colors: Active Black, Classic Brown, and Elite Silver

Huawei Watch 3 Pro:

  • Pre-order Price: R7,999
  • Freebie: Huawei FreeLace and Watch Strap
  • Colors: Classic Brown, and Elite Titanium

Huawei Watch 3

 

Detailed Specifications:

The Huawei Watch 3 series comes with a 3D glass design featuring a 1.4 AMOLED screen and side-mounted control buttons. It provides an eSIM slot allowing users to answer calls, install apps, attend MeeTime calls, notifications management, personal assistance, and more.

Moving on to the health features, it offers heart-rate monitoring, SPO2 tracking, skin temperature monitoring, handwash detection calories burned, sleep quality, stress levels, and more.

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In addition, the models have more than 100 professional sports modes including 19 Pro modes for indoor and outdoor exercises and about 85 customs modes with auto-detection activities.

Besides, the Watch 3 can provide 3 days of battery backup in smart mode and 14 days in ultra-long battery life mode. Meanwhile, Watch 3 Pro can last long up to 5 days in a typical scenario and 21 days with battery-saving mode turn on.

Huawei Watch 3 Series System Configuration:

  • Dimensions: 46.2 x 46.2 x 12.15mm
  • Display: 1.43-inch AMOLED screen
  • Weight: 54gram
  • Screen Resolution: 466 x 466 pixels
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Operating System: HarmonyOS
  • Battery: 450 mAh (Watch 3), 790mAh (Watch 3 Pro)
  • Charging: 5V 2A Wireless
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, WiFi, NFC
  • Waterproof Resistance: 5ATM

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[Update: GPS Fix] Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving October 2021 update

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Huawei Watch GT 2e 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 1.0.8.16 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.

 

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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 1.0.8.16 upgrading from 1.0.8.12 and 1.0.8.10. However, the changelog doesn’t seem to offer more than the mentioned changes.

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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.

Huawei Watch GT 2e October 2021 Update

Important Notes:

  1. For a better user experience, you are advised to update the Huawei Health app to the latest version in the app store first.
  2. Keep Bluetooth connected during the update. If the update fails, try again.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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Huawei Watch 3 HarmonyOS 2.0.0.188 update brings many new features [Global]

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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 2.0.0.188 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 2.0.0.188 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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(image source – huaweiblog)

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Huawei Watch 3 2.0.0.188 Update:

Updates:

  • 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.

Optimizations:

  • Optimizes the display of the contacts screen.

Huawei Watch 3 HarmonyOS 2.0.0.188

(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.

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Huawei FreeBuds 4 wireless charging variant price drop 200 yuan

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The wireless charging of Huawei FreeBuds 4 true earphones is now opened at a discount price of 200 yuan for a limited time in China. The price is only 799 yuan and you can enjoy 3 interest-free periods when you place an order, the whole point purchases a limited amount of earphone protective cover IP models, and so on.

It’s worth mentioning, that the price of the Huawei FreeBuds 4 wired charging version is still 899 yuan, which one to buy must already know the answer. The FreeBuds 4 uses a semi-open in-ear design, which has good ventilation and brings a comfortable wearing experience.

With Huawei’s self-developed in-ear adaptive noise reduction technology, it can moderately reduce external low-frequency noise. after turning on noise reduction, the adaptive technology can Detect the user’s ear canal and match the most suitable one among multiple sets of noise reduction parameters.

Huawei FreeBuds 4 price discount

Equipped with a 14.3mm wide-range sounding unit, the sound frequency range is up to 40kHz, the treble is transparent and full, and the bass is surging. it supports touch operation to let You don’t need to take out your phone frequently during use.

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Huawei FreeBuds 4 supports a smart audio connection, which can transfer the audio from other devices to the headset. When watching movies on the big screen at night, will not disturb the family’s rest. Dual-device connection, audio can be switched in real-time between devices, eliminating the trouble of reconnecting.

The audio connection center of the AI Life APP can manage the connected devices with the headset to realize rapid switching between multiple devices. The Smart Listening service allows users to subscribe to rich audio content, whether it is recommended playlists, fresh information or weather forecasts Flight reminders.

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