Android Wear is adding another watch to their collection, this time from the Shenzhen, China-based Huawei Technologies. Huawei revealed the Huawei Watch at the Mobile World Congress earlier this month.
What makes this smartwatch special is the look. Huawei Watch looks like a watch, with a round face, stainless steel casing, and a button that looks like a crown. The round design isn’t new to Android Wear smartwatches–their collection already includes the Moto 360 and G Watch R, and LG unveiled their own round Android Wear watch at MWC 2015 as well. However, the Huawei Watch definitely looks the most similar to a traditional sports watch.
The Huawei Watch has a 1.4-inch 400×400 OLED display with 286 pixels per inch. It contains 4GB of storage space and 512MB of RAM. The stainless steel that surrounds the screen comes in a silver, gold, or black finish. There are a variety of straps in different colors and designs to chose from as well.
Features are pretty standard for a smartwatch. It comes with Bluetooth LE for device connectivity and a heart-rate monitor. The watch will come with more than forty interfaces, some designed to look like mechanical watches. Since the Huawei Watch runs on an Android operating system and has Google Now, it can connect with Android smartphones for notifications.
Huawei, a company that is best known for mobile phones, tablets and industrial offerings, plans to roll out their smartwatch to more than twenty countries and regions. Prices and release dates have yet to be announced, but will be different in each market.