HUAWEI’s open source WATCH GT smartwatch is coming to America


HUAWEI makes excellent products — its laptops, tablets, and smartphones are some of the best. The company wisely focuses on beauty in technology, crafting devices that don’t just work well, but look attractive too. The Huawei MateBook 13, for instance, is one of the most beautiful laptops I’ve had the pleasure of using. Its products are not just skin deep, however, as they are also backed by high durability and performance.

The company is hoping American consumers will also be interested in its wearables, as today, it reveals the previously announced HUAWEI WATCH GT is finally coming to America. While not the company’s first smartwatch to hit the USA, it is definitely the most intriguing. It runs an open source operating system called LiteOS, and battery life can apparently reach two weeks. No, that is not a typo — two weeks! It focuses heavily on health — it can monitor fitness and sleep. Best of all, it is compatible with both iOS and Android, so it won’t lock you into either platform.

“Named after grand tourers, a performance and luxury car capable of high speed and long-distance driving, the HUAWEI WATCH GT uses an innovative dual-engine and smart power-saving architecture that enables it to switch between performance and efficiency modes depending on an individual’s activity to maximize battery life. HUAWEI WATCH GT features two-week battery life with typical use including: all day wear and heart rate function activated, scientific sleeping function activated at night, 90 minutes of exercise per week and message notification. Used without exercise tracking in a more traditional watch scenario, the HUAWEI WATCH GT can stay charged for up to 30 days. In a Marathon scenario with GPS, heart rate monitoring and running mode activated, the average battery life is up to 22 hours,” says Huawei.

The popular company further explains, “Beautifully designed, the HUAWEI WATCH GT is also resilient with a ceramic bezel design, stainless steel shell and DLC (Diamond-like Carbon) coating. The ceramic bezel undergoes a 23-step process that creates a hardness 6 times that of stainless steel and makes it resistant to scratches under the most extreme environments. Measuring a mere 10.6 mm in thickness and featuring a 1.39-inch 454 x 454 AMOLED high-resolution display with double crowns, the HUAWEI WATCH GT is vibrant and slim. Available with an Italian cowhide leather strap in Saddle Brown or a sporty Graphite Black silicone strap on the outside and skin-friendly elastomer silicone rubber material on the inside, the HUAWEI WATCH GT is breathable, sweat resistant and comfortable.”

Huawei shares the following specifications.

Strap

Graphite Black Silicone Strap,
Saddle Brown leather Silicone Strap

Screen

1.39-inch AMOLED color screen, Resolution: 454 x 454, PPI 326, The AMOLED touchscreen supports slide and touch gestures.

Operating Systems

Android 4.4 or later
iOS 9.0 or later

Sensor

Accelerometer sensor
Gyroscope sensor
Magnetometer sensor
Optical heart rate sensor
Ambient light sensor
Barometer sensor

Packing List

Watch x 1
Charging cradle x 1
Charging cable x 1
User Guide x 1

Highlighting the fitness aspect of the device, the company shares the following:

The HUAWEI Watch GT supports a …read more

Source:: Daily times

      

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