Huawei unwrapped its Huawei P40 series of smartphones. Along with the new devices, the company also announced a new smartwatch called Huawei Watch GT 2e. As the name suggests, it’s a new variant of the Watch GT 2 that comes with sportier design and being more affordable than its predecessor.
The Watch GT 2e Sports a new look, that in the end resembles the 46mm GT 2 watch. The new wearable is features a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 454 × 454 pixels of resolution. But it comes with thicker bezels in comparison to the most expensive Watch GT 2. One of reasons for being a cheaper version.
The smartwatch measures 53.0 x 46.8 mm. The new build includes a TPU wrist band. It comes with some small holes to improve the breathability of your pulse. Apart from the watchband, the GT 2e features stainless steel construction.
According to the company’s official specs sheet, the Huawei Watch GT 2e can give you 14 days battery life thanks to the power-efficient Kirin A1 SoC. It’s another of Huawei in-house made chips, this one clearly focused in smartwatches. The company states that the watch can hold 30 hours if you’re using GPS. For music listening via Bluetooth, the battery will hold 24 hours of usage.
Watch GT 2e Brings Sport To Your Mind
The GT 2e has the ability to track a big variety of exercises. That includes skateboarding, rock climbing, surfing, and even street dance. Moreover, you can take it for a swim both in a pool or open water (The watch has 5 ATM water resistance). While you’re at home, you can use treadmills, elliptical and rowing machines and the GT 2e will monitor everything. Huawei wants to ensure that this new smartwatch is enough for all your exercise needs. It’s more than just an elegant wearable.
The Watch GT 2e features a SpO2 sensor, which stands for peripheral capillary oxygen saturation. It gives you an estimate of the amount of oxygen in the blood, allowing you to get your maximal oxygen uptake. The watch can also monitor aerobic and anaerobic workouts and measure the effects of it on your health and wellness.
The smartwatch can track your progress and exercises for an entire week. This way, it can report your overall training intensity and recovery time necessary allowing it to push your body to the limit without unnecessary strain.
There’s also a feature called TruRelax – It will help you to reduce your stress with some breathing exercises. There’s also sleep monitor feature, that’s something very common nowadays in advanced smartwatches. This feature can monitor and detect up to 6 types of sleep issues. This “smart” feature is definitely very useful and can help you keep your health up to date.
Huawei Watch GT 2e Specifications
- Dimension: 53 x 46.8 x 10.8 mm
- Weight: 43g (without the strap)
- Watch Case (Color): Black Stainless Steel, Stainless Steel
- Watch Case (Material): Metal and Plastic
- Strap: Black Fluoroelastomer Strap, Red & Black TPU Strap, Green &Black TPU Strap, White Fluoroelastomer Strap
- Color: Graphite Black, Lava Red, Mint Green, Icy White
- Display: 1.39 inch AMOLED 454 x 454 HD
- Memory: 4GB
- Sensor: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic, Optical heart rate, Ambient light, Air pressure and Capacitive sensors
- Bluetooth and GPS
- Battery Life: 14 days for typical use
- Charging Port: Magnetic Charging Thimble
- 5 ATM Water Resistant
Huawei Watch GT2e Price And Availability
The Huawei Watch GT 2e will be available in Graphite Black, Lava Red, Mint Green, and Icy White.
The new smartwatch will cost €200 (~$216) at launch.