Huawei has announced a cheaper smartwatch for those users embedded in its exosystem — the Huawei Watch GT2e. As its name implies, it is related to the Watch GT2, but it’s not a successor.
Energetic design and multiple features to fit any adventure! Explore beyond your limits with all-new #Huawei Watch GT2e, launching this 26 March 2020. Stay tuned! #PlayFor2weeks pic.twitter.com/XWtIr4HurU
— Huawei Malaysia (@HuaweiMalaysia) March 23, 2020
It’s a slightly cheaper version with new colors that’s ultimately meant to be more accessible and affordable for users. Many of the killer features from the GT will make a return here.
Design and Display
The Huawei Watch GT2e is based on the 46mm version of the Huawei watch GT2. It is built around a similar 1.39-inch AMOLED display featuring 454 x 454 resolution. However, due to thicker bezels, it has a bulkier look and measures 53.0 x 46.8 mm.
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The smartwatch comes with a perforated TPU wrist band for better breathability. The body of the watch is made using stainless steel. The smartwatch will be available for sale in Graphite Black, Lava Red, Mint Green, and Icy White colors.
The smartwatch is driven by the in-house Kirin A1 chipset topped with 4GB of flash storage and Bluetooth 5.1 for connectivity.
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Moreover, it packs a 455 mAh battery that can last a total of 30 hours if you are using GPS tracking for exercises. Other than this, if you are using it to listen to music over Bluetooth, the battery life is reduced to 24 hours.
The Huawei Watch GT2e comes with options to track several different exercises. On top of the regular swimming, running, treadmills, elliptical, rowing machines, etc. tracking it also has options to track skateboarding, rock climbing, surfing, street dancing, and a few others.
Apart from this, it comes with a SpO2 sensor that enables the watch to calculate your VO2Max. For the uninitiated VO2Max levels, show your endurance. The higher, the better.
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The watch also keeps tabs on your weekly progress and reports training intensity and recovery times every week. The embedded TruRelax feature is designed to help users manage stress with breathing exercises.
The availability of the smartwatch has not been announced yet, however, it will set users back by €200.