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Huawei Watch 2 (2018) unveiled: eSIM, nano-SIM and no SIM versions now available

The Huawei Watch 2 (2018) is official and not much has changed since the Watch 2 Pro. This model is available with nanoSIM or eSIM that connect the smart timepiece to 4G networks, plus a cheaper Bluetooth-only version.

The screen is a 1.2 OLED with 390 x 390 px resolution, which is protected by Gorilla Glass. The watch weighs 57g and measures 45 x 48.9 x 12.6 mm, the wrist bands are not easily changed. The casing is IP58 waterproof.


Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Huawei Watch 2 (2018)

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)

The Watch 2 (2018) is powered by a Snapdragon 2100 chipset, no surprises here. It has 768 MB of RAM and 4 GB of built-in storage. Thanks to NFC, it supports a plethora of payment systems Huawei and Ali Pay, plus the WeChat system.

With an eSIM, it can make calls and use web services, including streaming music. Theres a built-in GPS, which tracks your runs in real time. The watch can track your heart rate as you run and it will monitor the quality of your sleep at night. Theres a Galvanic Skin Response sensor too, plus a barometer, accelerometer, gyro and compass.

With typical workouts, the battery will last 1 and a half days, which drops to just 1 day if you use 4G. The battery can be charged completely in 100 minutes.


Huawei Watch 2 (2018): Carbon black
Huawei Watch 2 (2018): Star Gray
Huawei Watch 2 (2018): Vibrant Orange

Huawei Watch 2 (2018): Carbon black Star Gray Vibrant Orange

The Huawei Watch 2 (2018) is currently available on Vmall.com at a price of CNY 2,000 ($310/270). Color options are Carbon Black (eSIM version) and Vibrant Orange (nanoSIM). Theres a Bluetooth-only version for CNY 1,540 ($240/205) available in Star Gray and Carbon Black.

Source (in Chinese) | Via