MWC 2017: Huawei Watch 2, Watch 2 Classic with Android Wear 2.0, 4G LTE, heart rate sensor launched

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Huawei today at MWC unveiled two new Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches – the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch 2 Classic along with the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus smartphones.

The Huawei Watch 2 has got ‘sportier’ look with rubber straps, while the Watch 2 Classic comes with leather strap. Both Huawei Watch 2 smartwatches has a circular 1.2-inch (390 x 390 pixels) AMOLED display with 328ppi, Gorilla Glass 3 in a 45mm ceramic bezel watch casings. The other design element include a dual-crown design and stainless steel back. Both Watch 2 models also feature an optical heart-rate sensor, built-in GPS for tracking and NFC chip for making payments.

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Inside, the Huawei Watch 2 includes a 1.1GHz Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset with 768MB of RAM. Both models get 4GB of internal storage and standard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. These are also water and dust resistant watches with IP68 ratings.

The 4G LTE capable Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic can take a Nano-SIM along with eSIM card. The Watch allows users to make and receive phone calls using the built-in eSIM card for the same number that you use on your phone. The company says that Watch 2 is the lightest 4G LTE smartwatch ever with just 57 grams weight.

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The Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic packs a 420mAh battery with fast charging support. The company claims that the watch can run for 7 hours straight with heart rate monitor working.

The Huawei Watch 2 standard variant is priced at 329 Euros where as the 4G variant comes at 379 Euros. The Huawei Watch 2 Classic will cost starting 399 Euros. Huawei will made the smartwatches available starting in March in countries as follows- China, France, Portugal, Italy, Germany and Spain. These will later be made available to markets of the U.S., UK, Russia and Australia in April, said company during the MWC presentation.