Exclusive: Huawei Watch on its way to India


A handsome looking Huawei Watch stole thunders when it was first unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain this year.

We already know that the Huawei Watch is going to disrupt the premium wearable segment, as evidenced by early reviews. However, the biggest question that still lingers on - is its price and shipping details.

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Exclusive: Huawei Watch on its way to India


Earlier today, we caught up with Anand Narang, CMO, Huawei Devices at an event held in Delhi, where the company's sub-brand - Honor unveiled two new handsets - Honor 6 Plus and Honor 4X for the Indian audience.

In an exclusive interaction with GizBot, Mr. Narang stated, "We will bring the Huawei Watch to India in Q2." He didn't tell us at what price the Watch would be available, but said it would go on sale this year.

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Exclusive: Huawei Watch on its way to India

He further added that since the global price of the Huawei Watch hasn't been revealed yet, so it would be too early to speculate the expected price of Huawei Watch for smartwatch buyers.

The Huawei Watch has a analog 1.4-inch AMOLED screen (400 x 400 resolution and 286ppi) is made of sapphire glass for scratch resistance. The premium made timepiece comes with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of ROM and a Snapdragon 400 processor.

Exclusive: Huawei Watch on its way to India


It also packs in fitness tracking features, heart-rate monitor, barometric sensor and a six-axis motion sensor. The Watch runs on Google's Android Wear OS. The Apple Watch rival - Huawei Watch will be made available in three colours: silver, black and gold.

Besides, the Huawei Watch, the tech giant from China may also launch the TalkBand 2 in India somewhere between June and July time frame. He further added, "In the next four to six months you'll get to know all the details around the company's wearable portfolio."

Exclusive: Huawei Watch on its way to India

The TalkBand B2 is the legitimate successor to last year's B1 activity tracker, and comes with upgraded functionality and 6-axis tracking.

Where the original only let you track calories and steps, the TalkBand B2 will recognize the type of activity (walking, running among others) and will now track sleep as well.

Exclusive: Huawei Watch on its way to India

The Huawei Watch, first announced this month, is the company's first ever attempt at making a high-end timepiece. No doubt, the Huawei Watch has the potential to drastically change the smartwatch market.

The Huawei Watch is far more more sober looking when compared to the Apple Watch or any other intelligent timepiece available onto market today. If the company really wants to push its premium wearable beyond a certain target audience - Huawei Watch will need to be priced below Rs. 17,000.

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