Huawei Watch Overview Updated October 30, 2018

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The idea of the round smartwatch isn’t exactly new as we’ve seen both the famed Moto 360 come from Motorola and the LG G Watch R (as well as the more recent LG Watch Urbane) come from LG. This watch is probably the closest that Android Wear devices have come to looking like traditional watches, though, packing attractive traditional (and interchangeable) strap options, a stainless steel case, and a sapphire crystal lens.

As for specs, the Huawei Watch packs a 1.4-inch screen in a 42mm body with a resolution of 400 x 400 at 286 pixels per inch. The device packs 512 MB of RAM, and 4 GB of on-board storage, as well as a slew of sensors including a gyroscope + accelerometer, PPG (photoplethysmogram), and a barometer. There’s a built-in mic (for Google Now, of course), a 300 mAh battery, and the device comes in black, silver or gold. Lastly, Huawei touts that they’ve built their own apps on top of Android Wear, including one for fitness tracking.

Huawei Watch Stories October 30, 2018

Original Huawei Watch and Watch 2 pick up Wear OS UI refresh, performance improvements

Back in the days of Android Wear, the Huawei Watch was the piece of hardware that turned heads and took out wallets. Now, over three years later, that product is still being updated, and the latest update delivers a refreshed interface and improvements to performance on both the first and second generations of the product.

Huawei Watch Stories May 5, 2017

Android Wear 2.0 seems to be rolling out to Huawei Watch for preview users, full release likely coming soon

Android Wear 2.0 updates have been relatively rare for a lot of smartwatches, and the Huawei Watch has strangely been one of the devices lacking an update, even though it was a part of the developer preview program from day one. Now, it looks like the update is finally about to be pushed…

Huawei Watch Stories April 11, 2017

If you’ve read any of my thoughts on Android Wear, you know that I’m not exactly bullish on the platform lately. I’ve still yet to keep a smartwatch on my wrist more than a month or two, and many I know share the same thought — is it worth the trouble if we always have our phones? It appears that Huawei rotating CEO Eric Xu Zhijun agrees with this sentiment, as he shared in a recent interview…

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Huawei Watch Stories April 7, 2017

Update: Another Huawei rep is now telling Android Central that the watch is not getting Android Pay.

The original Huawei Watch is a work of art to a lot of people, and it’s one of the best looking smartwatches we’ve ever seen. That’s why many were disappointed to see the company drastically change its design language on the Huawei Watch 2. Now, though, it seems that most users won’t have any reason to upgrade, at least if a recent report is true…

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Huawei Watch Stories March 13, 2017

The original Huawei Watch may pick up Android Wear 2.0 later this month

Android Wear 2.0 debuted on the LG Watch Sport and Watch Style, and now, about a month later, it seems it’s finally on its way to older hardware. Today, Huawei has seemingly confirmed that the update will be heading to the original Huawei Watch starting later this month.

Huawei Watch Stories January 24, 2017


A new report today says that Huawei is planning a second generation Huawei Watch for potential launch at Mobile World Congress next month in Barcelona, Spain. The watch is said to bring a “sportier” look compared to the first device, as well as a to-be-expected 42mm size and a 1.4-inch display. One major feature mentioned in the report, however, sounds awfully familiar…

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