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Huawei Watch 3 will come with new HarmonyOS UI, eSIM support and more new features

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Huawei has stepped up its efforts to bring a new smartwatch on the ground that will be boosted by the latest hardware and software combination, specifically, the HarmonyOS software system to unlock new capabilities on users’ wrists.

According to a Weibo tipster, the upcoming Huawei Watch 3 will come with a brand new user interface system of the HarmonyOS software system, as the watch itself expected to launch around May. The tipster suggests that the Huawei Watch 3 will support the eSIM feature, which is suitable for cellular connectivity even while the watch is not connected to the device.

Furthermore, the tipster has revealed that this smartwatch supports multi-device transfer for IoT connections and also the addition of more third-party apps that will increase the number of apps available for the users. In terms of health features, the Watch GT 3 will provide different kinds of sports modes from the existing Watch GT devices running Lite OS as well as new ones and come with a number of AI features.

Recently, a tipster from Twitter also shared these renders and gave us a close look at the upcoming HarmonyOS software system, and also suggested that the upcoming Huawei watch likely to adopt a round dial app shortcut menu that looks very good and it’s a big change compared to the first-gen Watch GT series.

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At the moment, Huawei has not confirmed any related date to the launch of the Huawei Watch 3 but it will come very soon.

 

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A new Brand for a new Watch:

Launched first in 2015, Huawei’s first smartwatch “Huawei Watch” made quite a headline with its new arrival. IN 2018, Huawei introduced Watch 2 and in 2017, then launched a number of GT series smartwatches. Following this installation, Huawei also introduced smartwatches in other categories.

Currently, the Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro is the latest edition in the Huawei Watch GT series and comes with 2 weeks of battery life, a beautiful design, a better feel, and a lot of health features.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Huawei Watch Fit 2 may launch soon with new features

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Huawei Watch Fit

Huawei Watch Fit is the first square frame smartwatch from the Chinese tech maker. It comes with new features and provides a full-on flagship smartwatch user experience right on your wrist. The Watch Fit has two variants including an initial Watch Fit and a Watch Fit Elegant Edition with a stainless steel finishing.

The Huawei Watch Fit comes in trendy colors including – Black, Siler, Rose Gold, as well as Silver, and Gold. These wearables have straps materials of polymer fiber and stainless steel on the Elegant Editions. With these qualities, consumers love the Huawei Watch Fit and its offering. Therefore, the company seems to be planning for a sequel of this squared face elegant smartwatch.

Huawei Watch Fit 2:

According to a well-known Weibo tipster, Huawei is working on a new Watch Fit. It’ll come with new features compared to the existing Watch Fit device. Aside from this information, there are no insights into the watch specs revealed in the spec sheet.

Still, Huawei has not confirmed any news regarding the Watch Fit 2 launch or its existence but we’ll wait for this news from the company’s end.

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Huawei Watch Fit 2

Huawei Watch Fit:

Huawei Watch Fits Elegant sports the same specification as Watch Fit. It comes with a 1.64-inch AMOLED rectangular shape screen with 2.5D curved glass, 280 x 456p resolution, 70% screen body ratio, 21g body weight, 180mAh battery, powered by Kirin A1 chipset, and more.

Other than this, it features 24-hour rate monitoring, Sp02 blood oxygen saturation detection, female menstruation cycle trackers, Huawei TruSleep 2.0, and TruRelax stress meter.

Moreover, this is not only a fashionable smartwatch but also a personal trainer on your wrist that have 12 in-built fitness courses, 44 standard movement demonstration and 96 sports modes including yoga.

Huawei Watch Fit

Huawei Watch Fit Strap Options:

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  • Graphite Black Silicone Strap
  • Mint Green Silicone Strap
  • Cantaloupe Orange Silicone Strap
  • Sakura Pink Silicone Strap

Huawei Watch Fit Elegant Edition:

  • Frosty White Fluoroelastomer Strap
  • Midnight Black Fluoroelastomer Strap
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HarmonyOS

SMS Reply and major HarmonyOS features for Huawei Watch 3 rolling out

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Huawei Watch 3 major harmonyos

It seems amazing because Huawei Watch 3 series is now receiving a new software update and it brings a massive number of improvements for the HarmonyOS features. The changelog of this update reveals that the latest HarmonyOS 2 system update for Huawei Watch 3 series comes with firmware version 2.0.0.188 and a package size of 239 MB.

Let’s take a look at the latest HarmonyOS Huawei Watch 3 series feature update. The update comes with an SMS reply, adjustment to the always on display hand raise feature, and added new handwashing detection feature.

Furthermore, Huawei Watch 3 series update has the ability to try watch face for 5 minutes free of charge. The charging dial UI is turned on by default and installs support for more formats of mobile phone local music importing features into the watch. Moreover, the display user interface is now optimized to provide a new user experience for the Watch 3 series.

These are surely some of the improvements that are now being seeded to the Huawei Watch 3 series with the latest software update and bring a lot of new functionalities.

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Huawei Watch 3 HarmonyOS features

Added:

  • Support SMS reply.
  • When the Always on Display is turned on, you can choose to raise your wrist to brighten the screen to display the main dial or off-screen dial.
  • Added handwashing detection function (open path: Settings> Accessibility> Handwashing)
  • The paid watchface can be tried for 5 minutes free of charge.
  • When charging, the charging dial UI is turned on by default (press the crown to close).
  • Support more formats of mobile phone local music importing into the watch.

Optimization:

  • Optimize the content display of the contact interface.

Huawei Watch 3 series:

Huawei’s first HarmonyOS powered smartwatch – Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro comes with brand new features and a stylish design. This duo supports the Super Device ecosystem powered by the latest distributed capabilities.

Huawei Watch 3

Additionally, the Watch 3 series has eSIM cellular calling, all-day health management, and 5-day battery life, sports tracking, online music, third-party AppGallery support. and more.

You can control Huawei Watch 3 using the high-response touch-sensitive screen, side button, and fully rotatable crown, offset for easy access. Rotate the crown for easy scrolling through on-display features and volume settings.

How to update Huawei Watch 3

  • First, connect your watch to your smartphone using the Huawei Health app
  • Now open the application > tap Devices > choose Firmware update.
  • And then follow the on-screen instructions.
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Updates

Huawei Watch GT 2 and GT 2e receiving new 13.26 and 8.10 firmware update [Global]

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Huawei Watch GT 2 and GT 2e update

Huawei is rolling out firmware versions 13.26 and 8.10 for Watch GT 2 and Watch GT 2e in the global market. This update has new optimizations for both of these smartwatches for improved system performance and operation fluidity.

Huawei Watch GT 2 is the best-selling smartwatch of all time and Huawei continues to improve its software system. The Watch GT 2 offers a better display, different wrist sizes, 2-week long battery life, and plenty of health and exercise modes.

On the other hand, 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 scenario use cases and provides optimum performance from indoor to outdoor, the Watch GT 2 won’t disappoint its consumers.

To be mentioned, Huawei is also working on a major software update for the Huawei Watch GT series in China, and preparation for its internal test has already been started. However, currently, it’s unknown what the features will be but we’ll keep you posted on this matter.

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Firmware update 13.26 and 8.10:

Let’s take a look at the latest Huawei Watch GT 2 and GT 2e firmware updates. The Huawei Watch GT 2 firmware comes with version 1.0.13.26 and a downloadable OTA update size of 53.75KB. On the other hand, the Watch GT 2e is getting the latest improvements with firmware version 1.0.8.10 and a download size of 31.01 MB.

Both of these firmware packages bring new system stability optimizations for certain situations.

Huawei Watch GT 2e 1.0.8.10 update

How to update:

First, connect your watch to the corresponding phone. Once connected, open the Huawei health app, tap on your smartwatch name, select Firmware update, then follow the onscreen instructions to upgrade your smartwatch.

Huawei Watch Gt 2 1.0.13.26

(Thanks to the tipsters – Dimitris and Holo)

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Important notes:

Before you move to download this update, it’s recommended that you first update the Huawei Health app to the latest version. Keep the Bluetooth connected during the update procedure. If the update fails, try again.

The update procedure takes time, so wait for the progress to be completed and the smartwatch will automatically restart once the installation procedure is completed.

(Via – Huaweiblog)

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