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Huawei adds active and elegant editions to WATCH GT line up

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LONDON, UK, 26 March 2019 - Launched globally last October, HUAWEI WATCH GT was designed to deliver smartwatch capabilities while delivering amazing battery life. With over 1 million sold globally, HUAWEI WATCH GT has become Huawei’s best-selling smart watch category. Today, Huawei Consumer Business Group announced the Active Edition and Elegant Edition during a launch event in Paris. 

The Active Edition features the same 46mm watch face as that of HUAWEI WATCH GT Classic Edition and Sport Edition, while the Elegant Edition features a smaller 42mm ceramic bezel option. HUAWEI WATCH GT Active Edition is fitted with a 1.39-inch AMOLED HD color touchscreen with a resolution of 454 x 454 pixels, while the Elegant Edition with a 1.2-inch AMOLED HD color touchscreen with a resolution of 390 x 390 pixels, offering you crisp and clear display.

Ultra-long battery life for better workout experience

Taking its namesake from Grand Tourers, a performance and luxury car capable of high speed and long-distance driving, the HUAWEI WATCH GT uses an innovative dual-chipset 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 Active, Sport and Classic Editions 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. The Elegant Edition is up to one week.Used without exercise tracking in a more traditional watch scenario, the HUAWEI WATCH GT can stay charged for up to 30 days.

Industry-leading fitness and wellness tracking capabilities

While the HUAWEI Watch GT supports a range of indoor and outdoor fitness activities, the new HUAWEI WATCH GT Active Edition and Elegant Edition feature Triathlon mode. Three types of workout are supported under Triathlon, including open water swimming, outdoor cycling, and outdoor running. The smart watch can record the entire triathlon, including the transition time. Triathlon mode will be available on the HUAWEI WATCH GT Classic and Sport Edition via an update.

With ultra-long battery time and HUAWEI TruSeen™ 3.0 heart rate monitoring, the HUAWEI WATCH GT supports continuous 24-hours heart rate monitoring tracking active and resting heart rates. Combining innovative PPG optical and hardware design and AI algorithms, the solution can monitor the heart rate of users in real time with high precision. In Sport mode, the HUAWEI WATCH GT can be set up to notify individuals to adjust the intensity of their workout based on a pre-set target heart rate interval. In rest mode, the smart watch automatically monitors and records the resting heart rate of users.

TruSleep™ 2.0 scientific sleep tracking makes it possible to monitor your sleep quality, accurately identify typical sleep issues and offer you over 200 suggestions for improvement of sleep quality and personalised sleep services by real-time heart rate monitoring, sleep breathing and big data analysis, for better health management.

Classic watch look with modern sensibility

Available in Magic Pearl White and Tahitian Magic Black Pearl, the colors for HUAWEI WATCH GT Elegant Edition (42mm series) are achieved through the unique ceramic coloring process. The Magic Pearl White watch face is achieved through a diamond-level cutting process that creates 48 small triangular cuts and then precisely polished. When reflecting light at different angles, the face portrays an array of different colors.

A variety of watch faces are provided in the HUAWEI WATCH GT Active Edition and Elegant Edition. Whether it is for a birthday party, workout, or work, you can always find one to suit the occasion. This feature will also be available for the HUAWEI WATCH GT Classic and Sport Editions after update. [1]

Fluroelastomer straps of HUAWEI WATCH GT Active Edition and Elegant Edition not only improve the overall texture of the watch, but also creates a more durable and comfortable wearing experience. The Active Edition is available in orange and dark green, and the Elegant Edition is available in black and white.

Huawei has also showcased at Paris launch the new HUAWEI Band 3, which is fitted in with 0.95’’ AMOLED HD color screen for better display. Tailored for the young, the band also sports real-time heart rate monitoring, swim stroke recognition, scientific sleep monitoring and other workout health functions.

[1] Feature will be available through an HOTA update. Supports Android smartphones only. Feature will be available in more regions in the future on a rolling basis.

About Huawei Consumer BG

Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world’s population. Fifteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on almost 30 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.

For more information please visit: http://consumer.huawei.com