Huawei’s first Android Wear smartwatch is official

Huawei WatchThe new Huawei Watch, about which we told you a few hours ago, has now become official. Huawei announced the smartwatch at a press event in Barcelona. It is the first Android Wear device from the company and will go on sale in over 20 countries around the world.

“We have responded to consumers’ requests from around the world asking for a smartwatch featuring a timeless design that is truly smart from within. Through Huawei’s continued commitment to ‘Make It Possible,’ the Huawei Watch delivers on that promise and gives the consumer a premium smartwatch that is technologically innovative,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group.

Coming to the specifications, the Huawei Watch sports a 1.4-inch circular 400x400p AMOLED display with scratch-proof sapphire crystal lens in a corrosive-resistant stainless steel chassis. It is powered by 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor (Snapdragon 400 likely) and comes with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, and Bluetooth 4.1. In terms of sensors, it packs heart rate monitor, 6-Axis motion sensor, and barometer. The smartwatch also supports wireless charging.

The markets, which are confirmed to get the Huawei Watch, include United States, United Kingdom, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Norway, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates. There is no word on the exact availability details or pricing at this moment.

It will be available in gold, silver and black colours.

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