Huawei has launched its latest smartwatch – Watch GT 2 Pro in India, packed with end features including cardiorespiratory fitness and endurance tracking (VO2Max), route back feature, altitude barometer to detect air pressure change in real-time, 24 hours SpO2 monitor, and heart rate detector, Scientific Sleep monitor, Stress monitor among many others.
Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro is available exclusively on Flipkart, early buyers will get a flat 10 cashback. There’s also a No Cost EMI offer between September 14 to September 18th.
We are excited to announce the launch of the Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection, the latest addition to our widely popular Huawei Watch GT series. Addressing the evolving consumer focus towards well-being, the Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro comes with advanced health and wellness features that will elevate the overall experience of the user. Backed by Huawei’s cutting-edge technology, innovative features, and sophisticated craftsmanship, we are confident that the globally successful Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection, will be a huge sensation amongst customers in India” said Rishi Kishor Gupta, Vice President, Consumer Business Group, Huawei India
Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection:
HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro watch face brings unique features to consumers. One glance at the Watch GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection reveals the iconic design and craftsmanship put into creating it – premium sapphire glass, titanium body, and ceramic rear-case – some of the most durable materials in the world. Housing over 200 watch faces to choose from, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro is a sure shot head turner for luxury watch aficionados, fitness fanatics, and casual users alike.
With mirrored sapphire glass and a soft, delicate ceramic backing, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro is shock and wear-resistant, skin-friendly, and anti-allergenic, coupled with enhanced light transmission and higher levels of monitoring accuracy. Not just a good-looking watch, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro houses highly advanced health modes that enable its users to track their heart rate, blood oxygen saturation, sleep quality, and stress level 24/7. Powered by a 2-weeks battery life the watch enables users to forgo the hassle of charging every other day. The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro comes with 100+ sports modes that users can track, measure, and improve themselves upon in every sports discipline they imagine.
Nowadays, with the ever-increasing stress of work and everyday life, we have witnessed a rapid shift in the number of consumers actively trying to pursue a healthier lifestyle. Addressing this challenge, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro has been designed to keep track of your activities, helping to break down the data and advising you when to work out next. In case the user finds themselves sitting still for prolonged periods, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro with a discreet vibration function reminds to partake in frequent movement. For users wanting to take their running to the next level, but don’t know where to start, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro comes with over 10 different scientifically designed, professional running courses to point in the right direction. The latest smartwatch from Huawei CBG India, allows users to make and receive calls, giving them the freedom to leave their phones behind.
Moon Phase Collection with high-end design:
The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection is designed to help users explore more; whether exploring the world around them, learning new skills, or exploring the limits of their fitness potential, its high-end design is complemented by a Moon Phase function that brings to users unique watch faces from which they can observe the different phases of the moon as it changes. This includes 8 moon phases such as the new moon, full moon, first-quarter moon, and more. Apart from moon phases, users can choose different layouts showing tide times, constellations, and more to master the elements as they explore outdoors.
The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection is a minimalistic and comfortable yet robust smartwatch. The watch face is made of sapphire for the 1.39-inch AMOLED display, has a harder, more durable, and textured exterior which is scratch-resistant while the watch frame is made of titanium.
With over 200 watch face options to choose from, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection gives users many customization options.
Two weeks Battery life
The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro uses a low power consumption chipset and Smart Power Saving 2.0 to give it a long battery life of two weeks, even under everyday normal use with health and fitness tracking features on.
Customers can now enjoy the freedom of not being tethered to a power socket with HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro’s wireless charging support. The smartwatch can be charged with any mainstream smartphone wireless charging station or wireless power bank. A five-minute charging session gives the smartwatch up to 10 hours of use.
Professional health tracking:
Huawei has significantly improved its health tracking capabilities on the new HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection. Heart rate tracking is at its most advanced – The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro supports real-time heart rate monitoring, whether running, swimming, or practicing another sport, it monitors real-time heart rate, workout heart rate, high heart rate alert, highest oxygen uptake, recovery time and more. In health management scenarios, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro supports 24-hour heart rate monitoring, resting heart rate monitoring, abnormal heart rate notifications, blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) detection, scientific sleep tracking, and all-day stress monitoring.
Perform like a pro
Whether users are just getting into new sports or looking to push their performance to the next level, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro offers over 100 workout modes to choose from. This includes new sports modes such as skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, and golf driving range. The skiing modes monitor users’ average speed, distance, trajectory, cumulative descent, maximum slope, heart rate, blood oxygen saturation, and more, with voice reminders to ensure safety. Golf driving range mode is ideal for perfectionists as it analyses the user’s swing tempo and speed, even providing visual swing demonstrations on the watch face.
In addition to the new sports modes, Huawei continues to cater to a diverse range of extreme sports, leisure activities, water sports, ball games, and snow sports. Huawei also offers automatic workout detection for six workout modes, delivering a seamless experience. Users don’t have to worry about their watch while enjoying water sports, because the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection comes with water resistance for up to 5ATM3.
Many consumers have spent a lot of time working out alone or at home recently, leading to high demand for virtual personal training. The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection delivers on this front as it comes pre-installed with over 10 running courses offering a guided service to keep users motivated.
Handy Assistant Features for everyday use
In order to add more value to the user experience overall, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection comes with a wide range of handy smart features for everyday use. This includes wireless charging for easy recharge, Bluetooth call functionality, music control, a remote camera shutter and an easy Find My Phone solution.
Availability and offers
The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro Moon Phase Collection will be available exclusively on Flipkart for customers in India. The product will be up for sale starting 18th September 2021 and will be available in two variants – Sports and Classic, priced at INR 22,990 and INR 24,990 respectively.
Furthermore, consumers purchasing the product between 14th September – 18th September 2021 will be eligible for exciting offers; 10% Cashback along with No cost EMI available on all leading debit and credit cards.
Huawei Watch GT 3 smartwatch will launch later year
Huawei Watch GT 2 brought an immense evolution in the smartwatch industry and became the most sold Huawei smart wearable around the globe. Now, a report suggests that the company is ready with Huawei Watch GT3 and it’ll launch later this year.
According to a well-known Weibo tipster – Huawei will bring new GT series – Huawei Watch GT 3 along with a regular GT smartwatch. The tipster also mentioned that the high-end model will focus on sports and fitness features. However, there’s no exposure regarding its specs at the moment.
In addition, there’s also a new Huawei Watch Fit. Therefore, Huawei has a lot of new smartwatches coming for us in the last quarter including Watch GT, Watch Fit, and Watch D (probably).
Huawei Watch D:
Back in May, He Gang, President of Handset Business, Huawei Consumer Business confirmed the upcoming Huawei smartwatch with the blood pressure feature. The official also announced that this watch is under testing to get ready for the launch phase.
Recently, Huawei has filed for a trademark at European Union Intellectual Property Organization (EUIPO) for the name “Watch D”. This product is filed with the category – Blood Pressure Monitor. With the name + category, it seems to be the upcoming Huawei smartwatch with the blood pressure measurement capability. Still, an official confirmation is awaited.
Huawei Watch GT 3 Features:
Huawei Watch GT 3 should come with eSIM functionality, as well as ECG health features. Similar to the 2 weeks of battery life from Watch GT 2, this upcoming GT version may continue to focus on battery life.
From the software aspects, the Watch GT 3 carries forward the HarmonyOS operating system and there could be new exercises as well as fitness modes that may available with this new addition.
Huawei Watch GT 2:
Talking about the predecessor, the Watch GT 2 comes in two sizes – 42 and 46mm. These watches have different variants consist of color, strap materials as well as frame finishings. The combination of variations makes the appearance stand out among others.
Huawei Watch GT 2 (46mm) comes with 1.39-inch and 1.2-inch on 42mm version. The Watch GT 2 series supports GPS and has an Accelerometer sensor, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic, Optical heart rate, Ambient light, Air pressure, Capacitive. Both of these smartwatches come with physical buttons as well as 5ATM water resistance capabilities.
Huawei Watch Fit September 2021 smartwatch update brings big optimizations
Back in June, Huawei pushed a software update for the squared frame smartwatch – Huawei Watch Fit 2. This new update installed a number of important features such as – Lock screen password and SMS reply.
Now, an incremental firmware update is being seeded to the Huawei Watch Fit that comes with big optimizations for the lock screen password and other features as well as fixes some issues with the display.
Huawei Watch Fit update details:
The Huawei Watch Fit September 2021 update comes with firmware version 220.127.116.11 upgrading from 18.104.22.168.
Talking in-depth, the Huawei Watch Fit September 2021 update has new optimizations to the lock screen password, that further improve the security of the smartwatch. To be mentioned, optimization is also being made to the message notification that will work more properly after this rollout.
Furthermore, the Bluetooth connection stability improvements bring a stable connection and pairing between the smartwatch and the connected device.
Additionally, the September 2021 Huawei Watch Fit update has new fixes for the display, which appears abnormally while showing exercise records in some situations.
That’s not the end of this story because the update also includes system stability optimizations that will boost the performance of this device and provide you a better user experience.
Below you can check the changelog.
- Optimize the lock screen password feature to enhance device security
- Optimize the message notification feature to improve user experience
- Optimize Bluetooth connection stability
- Optimize system stability in some situations
- Fix the problem of abnormal display of exercise records in some situations
Important notes and availability:
This software version is currently rolling out in China and may also expand to global users soon. The update for the domestic consumers is expanding in batches so, it may take some time to cover every device owner.
Before you proceed to upgrade, it’s recommended to keep the battery level above 20 percent and ensure sufficient storage. Thereafter, the connection between the smartwatch and the corresponding connected device must be maintained, otherwise, the watch would be disconnected and the package will not be transferred.
The overall upgrade process may take some time therefore you need to wait for the process to conclude successfully.
Watch Fit 2:
A report reveals that Huawei is preparing to launch the Huawei Watch Fit 2, which will come with new features and improvements over the existing Huawei Watch Fit (first generation). Read more about this new link below.
Huawei Watch GT 2 receiving Major New Features with first beta update
A week ago, Huawei released a notice of recruitment for the Huawei Watch GT 2 users, which will bring a number of new features. Speaking of which, the Chinese tech maker has released the first beta update for the corresponding smartwatch models that brings a number of new features.
According to the information, the first beta update for the Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm comes with 22.214.171.124. The update consists of new lock screen features, new outdoor sports, screen always-on feature, and enhance female cycle feature.
Let’s explore these features in a bit of detail.
Huawei Watch GT 2 New features:
New Lock screen password: The Watch GT 2 users can now put a lock on their watch. So, it would require a pin to very the unlock procedure every time you unlock the Watch GT 2.
The beta update brings new improvements or sports-related activity on the Huawei Watch GT 2. Now, the company has feeding new sunrise and sunset displays for outdoor sports. The new pace zone support will bring you more help to exercise scientifically.
That’s not it, the update now supports the connection and third-party data sharing with Huawei phones and sports equipment. There’s the new always on-screen option added, which will provide you convenience for viewing real-time exercise data. You can access this feature from Settings > Excercise Settings > Screen always on.
Lastly, an update that would really be helpful for the female consumers of the Watch GT 2. The watch now has an improved menstrual cycle feature with the added support of cycles through the watch.
Here are all of the changes and features that Huawei is testing on the Watch GT 2. However, the company continues to bring new features for the participated beta testers during the activity timeline.
Important Information and Notes:
This beta testing is currently limited to the Chinese models of the Watch GT 2 46mm and rolling out for the 1800 users who’ve successfully made it to the beta program under the closed beta activity that started on September 17, 2021.
However, users would be required to install the required firmware version 126.96.36.199 on their smartwatch to upgrade with new features. The corresponding participant must have the latest version of Huawei Health Beta.
To be mentioned, keep your smartwatch charged sufficiently before you move to the upgrade process and maintain the distance between the watch and the phone during the package transfer. Wait for the upgrade process to conclude because it may take a long time.
Is this HarmonyOS?
No, certainly not but these features could be preparations towards the major rollout, which is currently unconfirmed via Huawei.