Huawei Watch releases today: Pricing, specs and variants

Huawei Watch is finally here, bidding for your heart with the likes of Apple Watch, Samsung's Gear S2 and LG's Watch Urbane. Available at vMall UK, Google store and Selfridges starting today, the watch comes with a range of stainless steel and black frames as well as several strap options.


Build

Huawei Watch has a fully circular 1.4-inch touch-sensitive AMOLED display with a resolution of 400 x 400p and a density of 286ppi. The display in encased in a 42mm round steel frame with a crown at the two o’clock position.

 

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If you're generally choosy about straps, Huawei offers a choice of black leather, stainless steel mesh, stainless steel links and black plated stainless steel links. All these are interchangeable and their quality decides the overall pricing of the Watch.

 


Software

Huawei Watch runs Android Wear but is perfectly compatible with your iPhone. It's main functions include offering alerts for calls, texts and e-mails, wireless Bluetooth connectivity for listening to music, locating missing phones and taking voice commands to run music and for navigation.

 

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Sensors

The primary sensor in the Huawei Watch is the Heart rate monitor sensor to measure your heartbeats. The watch also contains a 6-axis motion sensor with a gyroscope and accelerometer to monitor your fitness regimen.

 

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Pricing

You'll be able choose from a range of five variants with different strap options, all of which are available at vMall UK and Selfridges Online. However, if you walk into a Selfridges store, you'll only be able to buy a Huawei Watch Classic with black leather almond tip or a Huawei Watch Active with Black-plated stainless steel link.

 

Detailed pricing and availability of each of the variants is listed below:

 

 
vMall UK
Google Store
Selfridges Store
Selfridges Online
Huawei Watch Classic
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Black leather almond tip
£289
Huawei Watch Classic
Yes
 
 
Yes
Stainless steel link
£329
Huawei Watch Classic
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Stainless steel mesh
£329
Huawei Watch Active
Yes
 
 
Yes
Black leather flat tip
£329
Huawei Watch Active
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Black-plated stainless steel link
£369

 

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