Huawei Watch GT 2 New Year edition goes on sale in China
On January 1, Huawei starts selling Huawei Watch GT 2 New Year edition in China including two new nylon strap designs and comes with New Year watch faces.
The New Year Edition of Huawei Watch GT 2 will be available in 42mm Red nylon strap version priced at 1588CNY (225 USD) and 46mm black strap version priced at 1688CNY (240 USD). The 42MM Elegant Edition priced at 1888CNY (271 USD).
Huawei Watch GT 2 is powered by Kirin A1 processor and sports 3D glass screen for the wider and bezel-less experience.
It supports Bluetooth calling and music playback functionalities, enhanced with comprehensive health and fitness monitoring and management capabilities.
The Watch GT 2 is compatible with 15 sports, including eight outdoor sports and seven indoor sports. For these 15 sports modes, the watch provides full-scale monitoring of approximately 190 types of data. The watch provides targeted pre-exercise data analysis for different sports, data recording analysis during the exercise and professional advice afterward.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 using BES2700 chipset
Huawei FreeBuds 5 comes with a seamless surface design and the company is using the BES2700 series chipset to enable various features on this smart wearable device, says its supplier Hengxuan Technology.
The BES2700 chip for Huawei FreeBuds 5 uses a high-performance core, which provides dynamic original sound. It reduces the power consumption of the earphones, the longest battery life is 30 hours, and can comfortably reduce noise, and the quietness is just right.
BES2700 series chip was also used in Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2. It is an ultra-low-power Bluetooth wearable platform. The chip mainly comes in use for TWS, hybrid ANC, and AI voice applications. These processors have the capability of intelligently processing the localized data with the minimum amount of power requirement.
In 2022, the volume of BES2700 series smartwatch chips increased rapidly. During the reporting period, Hengxuan Technology achieved a watch chip revenue of 290 million yuan, accounting for 19% of revenue. Bluetooth audio chip revenue of 1.09 billion yuan accounts for 74%.
Huawei FreeBuds 5:
Huawei FreeBuds 5 earphones adopt an innovative full-surface streamlined design, which looks like a water drop, full of trendy attributes. The earphones can show a different curve trend at every viewing angle, which is very artistic and vital.
The ear stem has a perfect curve, the thickness gradient is just right, and it is easy to hold. The ear stem is in the shape of a drop of water, with super high resolution.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 not only launched two classic colors of ceramic white and frost silver but also created a unique color – coral orange. The design of the charging box is sleek and compact, and the earphones are displayed in a jewelry-like display box. It makes the earphones easy to pick up and the opening of the box is full of fun.
In addition to appearance and performance, wearing comfort has gradually become a part of the user experience. Huawei FreeBuds 5 not only continues the tradition of semi-in-ear headphones design but also breaks through the wearing comfort.
In the process of building Huawei FreeBuds 5, Huawei engineers combined real human ear samples from 10,000+ people around the world. It carried out Micron-level size optimization and after EMI model changes, the effect of zero pressure, no feeling, and long-term wearing without fatigue was finally achieved.
Huawei Watch 3 gets March 2023 update with new security patch
Huawei Watch 3 series is the first to grab HarmonyOS 3 software and the company is pushing March 2023 update for this smartwatch with a new security patch.
According to the changelog, Huawei Watch 3 series is getting March 2023 update tagged with build version 184.108.40.206. While users will have to download 258 megabytes of package size to get this new improvement onboard.
However, there’s something special about this release and that is related to the security patch. The new firmware has February 2023 security patch. With HarmonyOS 2, Huawei never fetched the Huawei Watch 3 series with a new security patch. Not specifically in the changelog.
Interestingly, this is the first time, we’re witnessing such improvement in the OTA upgrade changelog. But it is the only improvement that the smartwatch is getting for the time being.
HarmonyOS February 2023 security patches for smartwatch fix several issues and vulnerabilities in framework, system and third-party applications, stability, and network areas. Therefore, you should get this software as soon as it appears.
We also recommend Huawei Watch 3 series users check for a new upgrade to HarmonyOS 3. You can get it via Huawei Health and tap on your smartwatch, followed by the “Software updates” section.
There are various reasons to install HarmonyOS 3 on your Huawei Watch 3 including the new health and data integration with third-party devices. The cross-device connection is also improved, allowing you to connect the smartwatch for easy interaction.
Natively, you can also enjoy the new kaleidoscopic watch face, which brings in a whole new watch personalization option. Finally, HarmonyOS 3 for smartwatches also boosts the performance of the entire smartwatch. This helps you to get the best out of the LTE-enabled Watch 3 series.
So, it’s the right time to hop on the HarmonyOS 3 train and get all of these features on your wrist.
Thanks to the tipster, Einwood for this amazing tip.
Huawei Watch D2 blood pressure smartwatch is coming this year
Huawei Watch D2 blood pressure measurement smartwatch could launch later this year, says a tipster. As we look forward to the next version of the Watch D health-oriented smart wearable.
According to the information coming from a Weibo tipster, Huawei is preparing to launch a new blood pressure measurement smartwatch and it will come in the second half of this year.
The tipster didn’t reveal any further details about this upcoming device. But there’s only one Huawei smartwatch that has identical traits and it is the Huawei Watch D.
For now, Huawei has not announced the details of the Huawei Watch D2. However, we can look into the current version to get a better understanding of what we’re actually talking about.
Huawei Watch D:
Huawei Watch D is made with new intricate blood pressure components in that wrist-size compact device. It has 2.5D curved glass along with a durable aluminum alloy frame. Also, there are two buttons for the home screen and the health features.
The main functionality of this device is derived from the high-precision pressure sensor, meticulous pressure feedback controls, and less air resistance.
This smartwatch brings a macromolecular tensile strap, ergonomically-arced airbag, and butterfly clasp. This makes the watch stable during inflation, to enhance the precision of impromptu blood pressure readings.
The Watch D takes care of all of the reading using the Huawei TruBP blood pressure algorithm, which is based on a cascade model. It also has different blood pressure patterns, which include smart measurement assistance, abnormal posture detection, and other important functionalities.
It also has customizable smart blood pressure reminders. These allow you to set custom measurement plans, then the watch will remind you to conduct a measurement on the scheduled timeline.
There are other important check-ins for example an insight into all of the blood pressure-related issues, exercise, and weight. These insights help you to improve your diet and health care.
Another powerful capability of this smartwatch comes with ECG Analysis. The Huawei Watch D not only measures BP but also has a high-performance ECG sensor to provide single-lead ECG measurement.
Huawei Watch D is filled with a lot of other healthy features and we’re excited about Huawei Watch D2 for what it will bring to the consumers.
(source – Weibo)