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Huawei Watch Full Specs

Huawei first revealed their during Mobile World Congress in 2014. Now the Huawei Watch in on sale in Europe and available for pre order in US. Before buying, watch out the full specs.

 Huawei Watch
TYPESmartwatch
MANUFACTURERHuawei
DIMENSIONS42x11.3x6mm
WRISTBAND18mm
BATTERY SIZE300mAH
SCREEN SIZE1.4 inches
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY400x400px 286 ppi (10,000:1 high contrast ratio)
RAM512MB
INTERNAL STORAGE4GB
CHIPSETSnapdragon 400 @ 1.2 GHz
NUMBER OF CORES2
MAX. CLOCK SPEED1.2 GHz
CONNECTIVITYBT4.1, WiFi
SENSOR6-Axis motion sensor (Gyroscope + Accelerometer)
Heart Rate Sensor (PPG)
Barometer, Vibration Motor
OSAndroid Wear

Which smartwatch to buy in 2015 : Motorola 360 2, Tag Heuer Carrera, Samsung Gear S2 ?

I wouldn’t say I am a fan of smartwatch, i just owe a Samsung Smartband and recently a LG Urbane. But to honest, I’m following the market, and always open to buy a new smartwatch.  I have been quite impressed by the LG Urbane and Huawei smartwatch at Mobile World Congress this wear and I went for the LG as the Huawei was, and is not yet available.


This wearable market is becoming massive and all the manufacturers are going to show their new toys, so this is what you have or will have in stock in 2015 if you are looking to buy a smartwatch.

Samsung just announced the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 this week along with a teaser for their new rounded smartwatch. Techradar gives us some insight on what to expect from the new Samsung Gear S2. Here the most important features :

  1. Rotating Bezel
  2. We already knew it, but the Gear S2 won’t run Android Wear
  3. Hearth rate monitor
  4. The Gear S2 will also be focused on sport and Fitness
  5. Intuitive interface
  6. S voice feature

We will know more in September 3rd at the IFA in Berlin

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Motorola Moto 360 2

The Motorola 360 is quite a good smartwatch, being the clear leader in total Smartwatch sale in 2014 according to a study written by Canalys . Yang Yuanqing, Lenovo Chairman is going to surf on this success by launching a successor to the original Moto 360. The first rumours states that the Moto 360 2 will feature a 360 x 360 resolution display and is going by the codename Smelt. Here few pictures that have been leaked.

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 Tag Heuer is working closely with Google and Intel for their first smartwatch, the Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01. While all the software side is developed in the Silicon Valley, the rest is built in Switzerland. The Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 will be a true jewel of technology with a lot a built in sensors (steps,calories..), a battery life of around 40h, which is quite compared to what is offered at the moment.

Also, one thing will differentiate this smartwatch from the competition, is it will incorporate interchangeable components that will let you upgrade the Carrera Wearable. We also know the price, $1400, and it will be available in November in the US.

Carrera-Heuer-01-2

I had the chance to see the Huawei Watch during my stay in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress and was impressed by the quality of the display and « real watch » feeling. We already know a couple of thing about this smartwatch :

  •  AMOLED screen, 1.4 inches at 286ppi
  • Qualcomm processor at 1.2GHz
  • 4 Go internal memory
  • 512 of RAM
  • 300 mAh battery
  • 3 colors: Black, Gold and Silver

You can find all the specs on the official Huawei Watch page.

We still don’t know when the Huawei Watch will be release, but it may be pushed after summer 2015.

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Asus ZenWatch 2

Asus introduced the ZenWatch 2 during the Computex in Taipei earlier this year. The ZenWatch 2 will have the same curve as the first ZenWatch, but Asus did manage to add some new elements.

  • Android Wear 5.1.1
  • Ecran AMOLED 2.5D, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processeur Qualcomm
  • Certified IP 67
  • 2 sizes : W1501Q = 49 x 41 mm or W1502Q : 45 x 37 mm
  • Wristband 18mm ou 22mm
  • Side bouton
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The Pebble Time Steel, a more luxurious version of the Pebble Time, is now available to pre order . What differentiate the Pebble Smartwatch from the rest of the competition ? It’s a smartwatch that contains only the essential features (not saying that in a pejorative way) and that lasts! While the Pebble Time has a battery life of 7 days, the Steel version can last 10 days! This is due to the e-paper display and the less evolved LCD screen.

While the Pebble Time has a battery life of 7 days, the Steel version can last 10 days!

You can find common apps for your Pebble Time Steel and the watch is compatible with IOS and Android. The Pebble Time Steel will cost you $250. It will ship to new buyers in 6 to 8 weeks. All of the color options are still available, including the red-gold combo and the ones with metal bands.

Pebble Time Steel

This article was a non exhaustive list of smartwatches, but there are  much more out there ! so stay tuned for more news

MWC 2015: Huawei Smartwatch VS LG G Watch Urbane

Huawei has just announced their smartwatch, quite elegant with a design that looks like a real watches. You can find below an early comparison against one of its main rival, the LG G Watch Urbane.

Huawei Smartwatch VS LG G Watch Urbane

NameHuawei WatchLG Watch Urbane
OSAndroid WearAndroid Wear
DisplayAMOLED 1.4 inches, 400 x 400 pixels with saphir protection (286 ppi)P-OLED 1.3 inches, 320 x 320 pixels (245 ppi)
ProcessorProcesseur Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 at 1.2 GHzProcesseur Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 at 1.2 GHz
Memory (RAM)512 Mo RAM512 Mo RAM
Internal Memory4 Go4 Go
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1, heath rate sensor, gyroscope 6-axis, barometerBluetooth, GPS, NFC, WiFi, hearth rate sensor, gyroscope 9-axes
Autonomyno information at the momentBattery of 410 mAh
ColorBlac, Silver and goldBlack and brown
OtherSaphir screen protectionWaterproof

MWC 2015: Huawei introduces a beautiful smartwatch

Next to the announcement of the Talkband B2 and N1,  Huawei announced a beautiful smartwatch that looks like a real and elegant watch.

The display is a circular OLED display of 42mm in diameter, 1.4 inches with 286 DPI (400×400) , which is according to Huawei the best size, protected by sapphire glass for extra protection. Similar to the other smartwatchs running Android Wear, you will be able to get text message and emails, receive phone calls notifications, check your calendar…The watch also track activity and will be able to determine whether you are running, biking, cycling,.. and keep track of the stats and calories burnt.

Under the hood,  we have a Qualcomm processor at 1.2 ghz, 4gb of storage, 512mo of ram and bluetooth 4.1 compatibility. The smartwatch is compatible with Android 4.3 and over. 

The Smartwatch will be available in Black, Silver and gold

Looking at the images below,  the Moto 360, LG G Watch Urbane and Apple Watch have a new competitor, and competition is going to be tough.

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MWC 2015: Huawei announces the Talkband N1, bluetooth headset and health tracker !

Last announcement at Huawei, the Talkband N1 is a bluetooth headset with health and activity tracking and 4go internal memory.

The TalkBand N1  is a wireless stereo headset that gives you the possibility to make phone calls, listen to music. It also counts your steps, distances and calories burnt and has 4go built-in memory to let you store music too.

The TalkBand N1 weight 18 grams, resists dust and water with IP54 certification and will be available in silver, grey, and red with the ability to turn into necklace.

Talkband N1

Talkband N1

MWC 2015: Huawei introduces the Talkband B2 activity smartband

Huawei enjoy MWC 2015, to announce the new Talkband B2, one year after the Talkband B1.

The Huawei Talkband B2 is quite interesting as it is a Bluetooh-enabled activity-tracking wearable with fitness-related features. it has a metal built and you will be able to change the bands – which are intially a leather and a sporty one. In terms of hardware, the Talkband 2 has a 6-axis sensor for improved movement detection with a battery that should provide you with up to 5 days of battery life in standby mode or 6 hours of talk time.
The Talkband B2 will detect your activity for instance sleeping (which is great as for instance on my Samsung Smartband, I always forget to stop the sleeping mode and I end up having slept for 14 hours :-), jogging, or just walking. The headset come with noise cancellation and has the ability to know if it is connected to the band.
Among the features, you can make and receive calls, listen to music or find you phone thanks to vibration or sound alerts. The Huawei Talkband B2 will be compatible IOS from version 7.0 and Android from 4.0.  The wearable will be available in black, silver, and gold.
huawei talkband b2

huawei talkband b2

Source: Phone Arena