2020/01/16

Huawei Canada releases HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 for Powerful and Upgraded Fitness Experience

HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 takes battery life to a whole new level

Huawei Canada releases HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 for Powerful and Upgraded Fitness Experience

Huawei Canada’s first consumer product launch of the year arrives just in time to help Canadians achieve their New Year’s resolutions. The company’s next generation smartwatch, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 - 46 mm Sport and Classic versions - featuring the industry’s longest–lasting battery and powered by the firm’s proprietary Kirin A1 chip, is now available at Visions Electronics (visions.ca). Delivering an upgraded user experience and unrivalled battery life due to the chip’s ultra-low power consumption capability, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 pushes the boundaries of what is expected from a wearable.

An innovative leader in consumer electronics, Huawei Canada– which announced the Canadian rollout of EMUI10 OS earlier this week - delivers a diverse suite of products to Canadian consumers, including industry-leading smartphones, laptops, tablets, wearables and earbuds. Huawei currently holds more than 56000 active patents in telecommunications, networking and other high-tech inventions worldwide.

The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 is Huawei’s first smartwatch with an all-in-one 3D glass screen, creating a wider, boundless display. Moreover, the new smartwatch delivers more sports modes with richer programs, as well as adding Bluetooth calling and music playback functionalities, enhancing comprehensive health and fitness monitoring and management capabilities, ultimately offering greater care in meticulous detail to those who love sport and the pursuit of quality of life.

Proprietary Kirin A1 chipset supports unrivalled battery life

The previous generation HUAWEI WATCH GT was well loved by users because of its impressive battery life. HUAWEI WATCH GT 2, equipped with Huawei’s proprietary Kirin A1 chipset, goes further, improving battery life even more. The Kirin A1 chipset integrates an advanced Bluetooth processing unit, a powerful audio processing unit, an ultra-low power consumption application processor and a separate power management unit. The application processor uses the Cortex-M7 processor to achieve ultra-low power consumption of 10 uA/MHz, which is far below the industry average of 30 uA/MHZ. The perfect combination of high performance and efficient power consumption makes it possible for HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 to deliver robust usage and even longer battery life.

In daily use, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 46 mm series can operate continuously for up to two weeks, with both the intelligent heart rate monitor and call notification functions on and weekly usage of up to 30 minutes of Bluetooth calls; up to 30 minutes of music playback; up to 90 minutes of exercise and using the scientific sleep mode at night. In the classic mode, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 42 mm series can operate continuously for up to one week. Both series of watches have greatly improved battery life in the GPS tracked sports mode. The 46 mm series achieves battery life of 30 hours under the GPS tracked sports mode, while the 42 mm series reaches 15 hours.*

All-in-one 3D glass design for expansive display experience

Classic design never goes out of style. Inheriting the classic look from the previous generation, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 further upgraded the aesthetics with a full-screen and borderless design. The all-in-one 3D glass surface allows for a wider look and feel. The dial of the 46 mm series adopts beveled sculpting and gemstone processing techniques to create 3D curved glass and applies individual carving to create concave spots on the dial for a more vivid look. Treated with multiple processes, the curved dial of the 42 mm series is only 9.4 mm thick and decorated with an extremely thin, fashionable metal frame.

The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 46 mm series is also equipped with a 1.39-inch AMOLED HD precision touch screen with display resolution of 454 x 454 pixels, wider colour gamut, and ultra-thin design that is superior to LCD screens, achieving fuller screen colour and higher contrast. The screen design is modern and artistic, suitable for people who pursue the finer things in life and speaks to the simple, exquisite design philosophy that is currently in vogue.

New professional sports monitoring creates a richer smartwatch experience

Sports enthusiasts ask for professional sports data monitoring and all-around experience from their smartwatches. The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 46 mm series connects with Huawei mobile phone Bluetooth and supports Bluetooth calls at up to 150 metres. The watch also supports phonebook functionality so you can save friends’ contact information on your watch and easily look them up. At the same time, the watch comes with large storage capacity, housing up to 500 mp3 songs. You can easily manage and enjoy your favourite playlists while exercising.

In the sports mode, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 is compatible with 15 sports, including eight outdoor sports (running, walking, climbing, hiking, trail running, cycling, open water, triathlon) and seven indoor sports (walking, running, cycling, swimming pool, free training, elliptical machine, rowing machine). For these 15 sports modes, the watch provides full-scale monitoring of approximately 190 types of data. The watch provides targeted pre-exercise data analysis for different sports, data recording analysis during the exercise and professional advice afterwards. It is like having a personal intelligent sports coach to make your exercise safer and better.

Comprehensive health management for your everyday care

In the field of intelligent wearables, Huawei is committed to helping consumers better manage their own health. Leveraging advanced intelligent algorithms, Huawei is an industry leader in health management.

In terms of heart rate monitoring, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 helps monitor bradycardia and heart failure. Unless in the sports mode, the user will be notified if heart rate is above 100 bpm or below 50 bpm for more than 10 minutes. Users can also view the data in the Huawei Sports and Health App to keep an eye on their health in real time.

In addition to heart rate monitoring, sleep monitoring is another function that users care about. Poor quality sleep has become a problem for many. HUAWEI TruSleep™ 2.0 monitors sleep quality, real-time heart rate, sleep breathing quality and uses big data analysis to rate sleep quality. It combines Huawei AI technology to accurately analyze sleep problems and provides sleep improvement suggestions, as well as personalized sleep services and reports to help users improve sleep quality.

HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 also comes with self-developed HUAWEI TruRelax™ technology, which helps users relieve stress by recording HRV (heart rate variability) values and providing feedback on the user's stress index. In addition, it also has a sedentary alert, which reminds the user to stand up and move around after a certain period of time. On special occasions, the alert can be turned off. You can also record the number of steps you take each day, calories burned, and the number of times you stand up. HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 provides consumers with all-day physical status information to help them develop healthy living habits and lifestyles.

The release of HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 marks another big improvement in helping users improve their quality of life. The latest watch uses innovation to address user demand, promotes healthy living and brings all-round wearable experience to users. The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 46 mm Sport Model will have a MSRP of $299.99, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 46 mm Classic Model will have a MSRP of $319.99.

* Data based on test results from HUAWEI lab. Actual results may vary owing to differences in use.

About Huawei Consumer BG and Huawei Canada

Huawei is among the three largest smartphone manufacturers in the world, with operations in more than 170 countries. In addition to smartphones, Huawei's Consumer offerings include PCs, tablets, wearables and other services. Huawei has been operating in Canada since 2008, and currently employs more than 800 people. Huawei's Canada Research Centre employs more than 500 engineers and researchers, and is ranked 25th in Canada for R&D investment. Huawei is committed to providing leading-edge technology to Canadian operators, customers and consumers.

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Wayne Doyle,

Public Relations Manager,

Huawei Canada

wayne.doyle1@huawei.com

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