Today we are going to talk about the specs, price and release date of Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Design, the new smartwatch of the Chinese company. Huawei presented a huge catalog of devices today, including a headset, three Mate 40 mobile phones, a pair of glasses and a watch. The company has not renewed its Huawei Watch GT 2, which we have known for some time, but instead they’ve upgraded it with a new and exclusive design from Porsche Design.
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Specifications of Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Design aren’t really different from the original model, the striking thing is the design and construction, where Huawei and Porsche Design have opted for noble materials such as titanium, ceramic and sapphire glass.
Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Design specs
|HUAWEI WATCH GT 2||Specs|
|SCREEN||1.39-inch touch AMOLED (454 x 454 dots)|
|MICROPROCESSOR||Huawei Kirin A1|
|WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY||Bluetooth: BT5.1, BLE / BR / EDR|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Lite OS|
|GEOPPOSITIONING||Yes, via GPS, GLONASS and Galileo|
|SENSORS||Accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, optical sensor for heart rate measurement, ambient light measurement and barometer|
|BUTTONS||Power and function|
|WATERPROOF||Up to 5 atmospheres|
|REQUIREMENTS||Smartphones with Android 4.4 or higher, or iOS 9.0 or later|
|LOADING PORT||Magnetic charging base|
|COLORS OF THE BELT||Titanium|
|WRIST COVERAGE RANGE||14 to 21 cm|
As we can see, the main difference between the Huawei Watch GT 2 and the Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Edition is the materials. The specifications do not change, so it still maintains the Kirin A1 processor, the 1.39-inch AMOLED touch screen with 454 x 454 pixels resolution and everything related to connectivity. Basically, it’s the same watch as before, but with a much more premium construction designed by Porsche Design.
Huawei has decided to opt for a ceramic case, a titanium body and a sapphire crystal, nothing more and nothing less. The strap is also made of titanium and, according to Huawei, is very light and resistant to corrosion.
In terms of functions, everything we saw in the Huawei Watch GT 2 remains, but Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Design can measure the blood oxygen level. This feature is getting more and more important and popular among smartwatches. So, the device is able to record more than 100 sport modes, it can monitor sleep, it is able to record our heartbeat and it acts as a smartwatch (you can answer calls, see notifications etc.)
It has a 455 mAh battery that can be charged wirelessly. Huawei ensures that the battery of the Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Edition will last two weeks.
Huawei Watch GT 2 Porsche Design price and release date
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus will sell for €1,399 ($1,655), the Mate 40 Pro will be sold for €1,199 (£1099.99 / $1,418) and it will be available from November 13th in Europe. The Mate 40 will cost €899 ($1,063). The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 40 RS will be priced at €2,295 ($2,715).