A few days ago, Huawei has rolled out the August 2022 optimization update for its super-agile wearable – the Watch GT 2 smartwatch in the global market. Now the company has started expanding the respective firmware for more users in the region.
As mentioned in our previous article, the initial rollout was only available to a handful of users, and the company will gradually extend the roots of this new iteration to more consumers. Consequently, Huawei has started working on the expanding process of the latest wearable firmware.
The August 2022 update for the Huawei Watch GT 2 packs the build number 22.214.171.124 and a software package with a size of 75 Megabytes. On diving into the changelog, we find that the new firmware brings some system stability improvements for the device which will surely give a new boost to the performance level.
Notably, the version of the update is the same as the initial one, and so is the changelog. Yet, we will recommend the corresponding device users install the update to enjoy a stable as well as productive experience on their wearable gadget.
Though the company is speeding up the approach of the update through the OTA procedure. Nevertheless, if you do not find the firmware touching your device, you can simply take the help of the Huawei Health application. Just follow the below-given steps to make a successful installation attempt.
- Go to the Huawei Health app
- Navigate to the Device section
- Select your device – Watch GT 2
- Tap on the Firmware Updates
- Follow the on-screen prompts and install the firmware
Huawei Watch GT 4 – New member of the watch family
Huawei is busy with the final touch-ups of the Mate 50 series. But in the meantime, the company is also hammering its hands over some new devices, and one of them could be the Watch GT 4. As per the sources, the Chinese tech maker could launch the new handy gadget later this year.
Read More: Huawei Watch GT 4 smartwatch is coming soon
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Huawei Watch Buds leaked in short hands-on [Video]
Huawei Watch Buds seems an amazing 2 in 1 smart wearable, which has now leaked in a short hands-on. It’s the first time, the smartwatch has appeared in public but is yet to announce officially.
According to the short video, Huawei Watch Buds come with a design similar to Huawei Watch GT 3 series. However, the watch consists of two earbuds inside.
To access earbuds, you first need to open the smartwatch from the bottom side and lift it upwards just like a box or a suitcase. Resting inside, there are two cylindrical earbuds.
On the other hand, there are no special designs on earbuds and they are pretty tiny. As you can see in the video, there’s a placeholder for them to fit in.
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The video also shows that there could be a press-to-release button on the above side of the smartwatch. Once pressed, it could release the lock to reveal the inside. Still, the watch is simple and there’s no significant gain appearing in the width.
Previous retail box reveals that the smartwatch will be powered by HarmonyOS operating system.
Huawei has not revealed any specific details of the launch of this new smartwatch but we’ll have to wait to find out more information.
The Huawei Watch Buds is surely an amazing smartwatch and the leaked hands-on has excited us even further. However, this led us as a reminder of the past innovation that Huawei has made in the world of smart wearables.
Huawei Talk Talkband B6 is a prime example, which allows you to convert the smart band into an in-ear Bluetooth earphone. The recently released Huawei Watch GT Cyber could allow you to release the watch dial out of the frame.
We’ll keep you updated with new inputs, until then, do follow us on our social media handles and on Google News.
Huawei Watch Buds leak shows earbuds inside a smartwatch
Today, an interesting smartwatch, Huawei Watch Buds appeared online showing earbuds inside. A design that surely deserves our attention.
An alleged image of the Huawei Watch Buds retail box leaked online, showing the first look at this smartwatch that could carry cylindrical shape earbuds inside the dial.
Inspecting the image, the smartwatch comes with a leather strap and steel frame. The overall design is quite similar to the Watch 3 series. Also, it’s labeled with “Powered by HarmonyOS“, which means the operating system will run this smartwatch out of the box.
The past render reveals that the design is quite compact and the smartwatch has maintained the thickness of a regular wearable. On the other hand, Weibo users are raging discussions about the design.
Earlier this month, a leak revealed that there’s a new device with the codename, Conan that is a sci-fi concept. Probably, the report was hinting toward Huawei Watch Buds because its design is sci-fi too.
It’s not the first time that Huawei is pursuing two-in design experiments in smart wearables. Looking back in time, we found Huawei Talkband.
Huawei Talkband comes with the two-in experiment smart band and Bluetooth earphones. You need to pick the earphone out of the smart band and it will do the work.
Huawei Watch GT Cyber:
Huawei Watch GT Cyber is another example of this new exploration trend that lead the Chinese tech maker to a design that could detach the dial from the frame. This design is praised by many people in the consumer world.
To be mentioned, Huawei FreeBuds Lipstick also has a unique mechanism. As the name reflects, Huawei is selling, earbuds inside lipstick.
The leak has not been confirmed officially by Huawei but we surely are waiting for an official statement that could lead toward the launch event sooner or later.
Quick message reply feature rolling out for Huawei Watch D with a new firmware update
Huawei is rolling out a new software update for the Watch D smartwatch that brings the quick message reply feature for social media apps. As the name reflects, the feature will help you to make replies more efficiently right from your wrist.
The latest update for the Huawei Watch D owners is carrying HarmonyOS 126.96.36.1998 (C00M05) build version. The software package size is 46.18MB.
Speaking of the new additions, the Quick message reply feature for Huawei Watch D devices eases the messaging functions. It allows you to instantly reply to texts in a few taps without sticking into many confusing steps.
When enabled, the messages will flash on the watch screen as an alert. And you can reply at once by just tapping on the particular message.
Moreover, the feature effectively supports third-party applications. For instance, WhatsApp and FaceBook Messenger. On the flip side, the update also adds a handful of new emojis to make the chat experience more fun.
The respective feature is already present in the dynamic Watch GT 3, Watch GT 2 Pro, Watch 3 series, Watch Fit 2, and other smartwatches. Now, the company is pushing the benefit of instant replies to Huawei Watch D consumers.
In addition to the fascinating element, the update also optimizes the overall system stability. As a result, users will find a more reliable and productive system after installing the latest firmware.
Eventually, every bit of the update is coherent and useful. Hence, we will recommend installing the new firmware as soon as possible.
Take a look at the complete changelog:
- New: Added quick message reply feature to WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
- Optimization: Enhances system stability in certain scenarios.
Points to Note!
You can easily install the fresh update through the Huawei Health app. But before you attempt the installation, note down the following points:
- Your smartwatch and smartphone should be placed in an adequate Bluetooth range
- Maintain more than 30% of battery level in the wearable
- Ensure an appropriate amount of storage space in the device