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Huawei Watch GT 3 series launched with big display, HarmonyOS, 2 weeks battery and more

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Huawei Watch GT 3

Back in June, Huawei introduced its latest smartwatch – Huawei Watch 3 series that comes with a brand new design. It’s was the first smartwatch that has pre-installed the HarmonyOS operating system and provides a premium user experience.

However, the Chinese tech maker has not forgotten to bring a new installment of its year-long GT series. Therefore, it has now launched the Huawei Watch GT 3 series, this watch comes with a brand new design and a look that revolutionized the classics of the Watch GT 2 models and is powered by HarmonyOS.

Interestingly, the Huawei Watch GT 3 series is launched in two models – 42mm and 46mm. This lineup is the first to be made available in the global market instead of just being a China-exclusive product. This is great news for any Huawei consumer around the globe to grab this amazing piece of the smartwatch in their country.

Huawei Watch 3 Price and Features:

  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Black Fluoroelastomer  – £209.99
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Brown Leather Strap  – £249.99
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Staineless Steell Strap  – £299.99
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 White Leather Strap  – £229.99
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Light Gold Milanese  – £279.99

Huawei Watch GT 3

Display and Design:

Huawei Watch 3 42mm version has 1.32-inch nad the 46mm version has a 1.43-inch AMOLED Color display that supports touch, slide, and gestures features.

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The Watch GT 3 46mm is available in two colors – Black and Steel. On the other hand, the Watch GT 3 42mm is announced in three colors – Black, Steel, and Gold.

Both of these models are made of stainless steel from the front and the rear case with plastic finishing. Aside from the frame and colors system, the Watch GT 3 46mm has a Black fluoroelastomer strap, leather strap, and stainless steel strap. The 42mm also has a fluoroelastomer strap alongside white leather and Gold Milanese strap options.

Coming to the operations these smartwatches come with a physical button system including a crown on the top right, followed by a function button at the bottom right side of the watch frame.

The Watch GT 3 46mm is designed for the wrist size of 140-120mm (42.6g without strap) and the Watch GT 3 42mm is designed for the wrist expansion of 130 to 190mm (35g without strap).

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That’s not it, the Watch GT 3 provides you all-around protection with its 5 ATM water-resistant rating at up to 50 meters depth.

The Watch is powered by an ARM Cortex-M chipset and has 32MB of RAM alongside 4GB of internal storage.

On the backside, it has the following sensors.

  • Accelerometer sensor
  • Gyroscope sensor
  • Geomagnetic sensor
  • Optical heart rate sensor
  • Air pressure sensor
  • Temperature sensor

The watch tells the time of sunrise and sunset every day, supports different moon phases display, and keeps you informed of tidal changes in real-time. The built-in altitude barometer monitors the current air pressure in real-time and alerts you before the onset of extreme weather conditions, adding an extra protective device for your outdoor adventures.

Huawei Watch GT 3

Health and Fitness Features:

The Watch GT 3 supports more than 100 sports modes like running, cycling, hiking, swimming, jumping rope, and skiing. Whether you’re dipping in the pool or sweating it out on the field, you can enjoy your workout to the fullest. You can also use the watch to play music so that you can match your running time with an exclusive BGM to take the monotony out of exercise.

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Blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) is one of the important vital signs that can reflect the oxygen supply of the body. Huawei Watch GT 3 automatically provides 24-hour SpO2 level detection. You can keep a track of your health via different sensors that are always there to protect you from various issues under your skin. The Watch GT 3 can measure a sleep routine, monitor your heart rate, regulate your breathing and relieve tension when you are stressed

Connectivity:

Compared to the Watch 3 series, the Watch GT 3 lineup doesn’t feature LTE connectivity. However, it does support Bluetooth calling and has GPS support.

Battery:

Let’s talk about the battery. The Huawei Watch GT 3 46mm version has a bigger battery that could last for 14 days in the following situations: 30 minutes of Bluetooth calling every week, 30 minutes of music playing every week, heart rate monitoring enabled, Huawei TruSleep enabled for sleeping, 90 minutes of working out every week (GPS enabled), message notifications enabled (50 SMS messages, 6 calls, and 3 alarms a day), the screen is turned on 200 times a day.

The battery can last for 8 days in the following situations: 30 minutes of Bluetooth calling every week, 30 minutes of music playing every week, heart rate monitoring enabled, Huawei TruSleep enabled for sleeping, 180 minutes of working out every week (GPS enabled), message notifications enabled (50 SMS messages, 6 calls, and 3 alarms a day), the screen is turned on 30 minutes a day.

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Compared to the 46mm version, the Watch 3 42mm version can survive for 7 days in the following situations: 30 minutes of Bluetooth calling every week, 30 minutes of music playing every week, heart rate monitoring enabled, Huawei TruSleep enabled for sleeping, stress monitoring enabled, 180 minutes of working out every week (GPS enabled), message notifications enabled (50 SMS messages, 6 calls, and 3 alarms a day), the screen is turned on for 30 minutes a day.

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 GT 2e gets new third-party support via November 2021 update

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Huawei Watch GT 2e November update

Huawei Watch GT 2e is receiving November 2021 firmware update that brings support for more third-party apps, which can be downloaded from AppGallery. Additionally, this latest update also optimizes the stability of the system to increase the overall performance.

According to updated information, the November 2021 update for Huawei Watch GT 2e installs the new firmware version 11.0.14.25, which follows up on the base build number 11.0.14.17SP1. To be mentioned, this update is available for beta Watch GT 2e beta participates in China and soon roll out for all users.

Talking about the changes, the Watch GT 2e can add more third-party applications to their smartwatch from AppGallery such as Heart Health monitoring apps that can be measured by measuring watch Heart health-related data and more.

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Huawei Watch GT 2e firmware update:

New Version:

  • Huawei Watch GT 2e version grabs 11.0.14.17SP1 from 11.0.14.25

Changelog:

  • Apps: Support installation of a wealth of third-party apps from AppGallery and can download Heart Health monitoring apps that can be measured by measuring watch Heart health-related data.
  • System: Optimizes system stability in some scenarios

Update Instruction:

To update your Watch GT 2e firmware, please head towards your phone with the Huawei Health app. Find your connected device inside the app, tap on the device, select your Watch name and proceed toward the update section. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Remember:

  • Do not disconnect the Bluetooth connection during the update. 
  •  If the update fails, try again.
  • It may take a while to update the wearable. 
  • Wait until the progress indicator on the device indicates the end of the process.
  • If you have problems using the device, call the Huawei customer service line or visit a Huawei customer service center.

Huawei Watch GT 2e:

Huawei Watch GT 2e launched with 1.39 inch AMOLED display with 454 x 454 resolution, weigh 43g, 4GB memory, supports Bluetooth 5.1 and 14 days long-lasting battery. It arrives in three color options: Graphite Black, Lava Red, and Mint Green.

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Huawei Watch Fit New getting 1.1.0.38 firmware update in China

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Huawei Watch Fit New 1.1.0.38

Huawei Watch Fit New is the upgraded variant of the standard Watch Fit, which is now receiving a new firmware 1.1.0.38 update in China. This smartwatch offers NFC functionality, 97 sports modes, and much more convenient features.

The latest 1.1.0.38 update for Huawei Watch Fit New brings optimizations for the system stability in some scenarios. These changes will surely help the Watch Fit users in the workout session and improve the overall user experience.

A few days ago, Huawei Watch Fit has also received these same changes with version 1.0.6.6 on the ground buy it includes the skipping rope, which can monitor the number of skipping ropes, the number of jumps, heart rate, and calorie consumption, and other sports data.

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Huawei Watch Fit New:

Huawei Watch Fit adopts a 1.64-inch display with 2.5D domed glass but it offers two watchcase sizes with 130–210 mm and 110–190 mm circumference. It offers 97 workout modes, extensive battery life of 10 days, and health features such as heart rate measurement, SpO2 monitoring, etc.

The watch is compatible with the device on HarmonyOS 2, Android 6.0 and above; iOS 9.0 and above, has Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, 5ATM waterproof supports, GPS, and NFC support. Meanwhile, it packs a 180 mAh battery capacity with magnetic charging support. (Know more)

Update Steps:

To update your Watch Fit New firmware, please head towards your phone with the Huawei Health app. Find your connected device inside the app, tap on the device, select your Watch name and proceed toward the update section. Follow the on-screen instructions.

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  • Do not disconnect the Bluetooth connection during the update. 
  •  If the update fails, try again.
  • It may take a while to update the wearable. 
  • Wait until the progress indicator on the device indicates the end of the process.
  • If you have problems using the device, call the Huawei customer service line or visit a Huawei customer service center.
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Huawei Watch D blood pressure version smartwatch will launch by the end of December

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Huawei Watch Blood Pressure

According to the latest information, Huawei will launch its latest Watch D smartwatch with the Blood Pressure feature in December. This is quite an interesting input, as it’ll be the first of its kind smartwatch that will be launched by Huawei for the consumers.

A well-known Weibo tipster has brought us some fresh inputs on this matter that reveals Huawei is planning to launch a bunch of new products during the upcoming conference. These include the Huawei Watch D smartwatch, paper-like tablets, Bluetooth glasses, and other products that support blood pressure measurement technology.

Talking specifically, the blogger mentioned that the blood pressure version of Huawei Watch D meets the medical standards and has obtained the National Medical Products Administration Class II Medical Device Registration Certificate in China.

The tipster added that someone from his circle has experienced the testing version of this device ahead of the official release. This reveals that the smartwatch has high accuracy along with features such as reminders for blood pressure management.

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Previously, He Gang, President of Handset Business, Huawei Consumer Business Group announced that the first Huawei smartwatch with Blood Pressure measurement capabilities and features has passed the medical device registration test.

Huawei Watch Blood Pressure

The next step for Huawei is to conduct Clinical trials with professional institutes to get better insights into how accurate this smart wearable will going to work on users’ wrists. The watch could launch in the second half of 2021.

China’s Guangdong Provincial Food and Drug Administration issued the “Publicity of the Results of the Priority Approval Application for the Second Class of Medical Devices (Issue 49)”.

Huawei Device Co., Ltd. wrist ECG blood pressure recorder, ECG analysis system, arrhythmia analysis system, wrist single-lead ECG collector, and other four medical device products entered the priority approval process. However, the details of these medical devices are still unknown.

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(via – ithome)

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