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Huawei Watch GT 2e: A new sporty smartwatch with new design,100 workout modes, and more

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Huawei has introduced unveiled a new addition to its popular Huawei Watch GT 2 Series, Huawei Watch GT 2e. Designed to inspire an active lifestyle, the new smartwatch features 100 workout modes ranging from traditional sports to more trendy forms of exercise.

For the first time, Huawei has introduced a blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) monitoring feature to the Huawei Watch GT 2e. Supported by two-week-long battery life, the device is engineered to bring a scientific, yet sporty concept to global consumers’ everyday life.

The new smartwatch also supports precise heart rate monitoring, abnormal heart rate reminders, pressure level monitoring and sleep monitoring features that allow users to understand their health status in real-time.

Additionally, Huawei Watch GT 2e brings improvements in design over the previous generation, including a concealed crown that goes with the watch body to add an extra flourish.

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New and refreshing color variants have also been introduced, with Mint Green and Lava Red colorways giving consumers a simple yet stylish look. Huawei Watch GT 2e is equipped with a 1.39-inch AMOLED high precision touch display supporting a Retina-grade resolution. With this vibrant display, users are always just one tap away from information, even if they are outside on a bright summer’s day.

“Like the previous Huawei Watch GT products, the Huawei Watch GT 2e will continue to bring reliable fitness and health management experiences to consumers.” Said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei CBG,

“Huawei places huge importance on fitness and health functions. Since we are upgrading the All-scenario Seamless AI Life strategy in 2020, fitness and health will become an essential user scenario. As technology products are more interconnected with consumers’ lives, Huawei will continue to drive technology advancement, improve software and hardware ecosystems, and innovate in wearables to bring smarter fitness and health management experiences driven by technology.” he added.

Specifications:

In terms of specifications, the Huawei Watch GT 2e equips a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with a round cut and a high resolution of 454×454 pixels. It is powered by the Kirin A1 chipset 4GB of internal storage and Bluetooth 5.1 for stable connectivity.

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The new Watch GT 2e provides with up to 14 days of battery life provided by a 455mAh of battery capacity.

The Watch GT 2e comes with various sensors including an Accelerometer sensor, Gyroscope sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Optical heart rate sensor, Ambient light sensor, Air pressure sensor, Capacitive sensor, and microphone.

For connectivity options, the Watch GT 2e has Bluetooth 5.1, SMS notifications. As the watch expands to 53 x 10.8 x 46.8 mm (43g).

The watch comes in four colors – Graphite Black, Lava Red, Mint Green, and Icy White and strap material are Black Fluoroelastomer Strap, Red & Black TPU Strap, Green &Black TPU Strap, White Fluoroelastomer Strap.

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Huawei Watch GT 2e Price and Availability:

Huawei Watch GT 2e priced at 199 Euro (219 USD).

Availability will be confirmed soon.

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Huawei Watch Fit September 2021 smartwatch update brings big optimizations

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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 1.0.5.20 upgrading from 1.0.5.12.

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.

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Huawei Watch Fit Lock screen

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.

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Optimization:

  • 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:

  • Fix the problem of abnormal display of exercise records in some situations

Huawei Watch Fit September 2021 update

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.

Huawei Watch Fit

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.

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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 Fit 2 may launch soon with new features

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Huawei Watch GT 2 receiving Major New Features with first beta update

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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 11.0.14.53. 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.

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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.

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Huawei Watch GT 2 New Features

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 1.0.13.26 on their smartwatch to upgrade with new features. The corresponding participant must have the latest version of Huawei Health Beta.

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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.

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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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