The current exhibition IFA 2015 in Germany, many electronics manufacturers have used to debut its “smart” hours, which is to be expected, because the appearance on the market of Apple Watch boosted their activity. Huawei, a long time promised to release the “smart” watches exquisite design, now says the sales of its flagshipSeventeenth in September starting at $ 349 for the version with a stainless steel case and leather strap. Novelty called simply, has experienced a major American competitor – “Huawei Watch”.
It should be recognized that the main features of Huawei were announced hours earlier. They combine the caliber of 42 mm and a height of 11.3 mm casing, ensures compatibility with all straps and bracelets 18 mm or 21 mm. The user is initially available to more than 40 variants of the virtual “Dial”.
The watch case is made of stainless steel, in two of the three versions it can have black or gold plating. Sapphire crystal protects the 1.4-inch display from scratches. Display resolution of 400 x 400 pixels – this is what Huawei is ready to show off on the background of competitors. Moreover, this clock display has a perfectly round shape, and “the effect of run-flat tires”, like Moto 360, not observed. The contrast of the display is determined by a ratio of 10 000: 1, the picture is clear, even on a sunny day.
Marked the position of “two o’clock” additional button only responds to pressing, it can not twist. Hours are protected from dust and moisture class IP67. Take a shower in them is still possible, but swimming is not recommended.
On the back of the case can be an optical sensor to detect the heart rate meter and flush connector for the charger. Full-time battery capacity of 300 mAh, according to the manufacturer, provides a day and a half of work, and to charge it to 80% in 45 minutes. For a complete recovery will require a half hour charge.
quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 400 1.2 GHz is adjacent to the 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB solid state. Is matched with a smartphone can watch through the interface Bluetooth 4.1 BLE, and the presence of Wi-Fi interface allows in some cases to dispense with the smartphone. GPS receiver in these hours no activity data are collected by using a gyroscope, an accelerometer, a pedometer, and barometer, as well as the previously mentioned sensor heart rate. NFC is not supported by this device.
The bracelets can be small or large unit, black or gold plating. The straps are made of leather are available in black, but can be easily replaced by any other strap width of 18 or 21 mm. Here is the charger for hours Huawei:
As promised, the clock is running Android Wear can be interfaced both with devices running Android 4.3, and with devices running Apple iOS 8.2 and higher. Prices clock Huawei has already been announced: from $ 349 for the version in stainless steel with a leather strap up to $ 799 for a gold-plated version of the same in texture bracelet larger units. If the “steel” and black versions of hours go on sale in September, the gilt will have to wait until the end of the year.