Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today launched in the UAE a new addition to its popular HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Series – HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e. Designed to inspire an active lifestyle while UAE consumers are still encouraged to stay home and practice social distancing, the new smartwatch features 100 workout tracking modes ranging from traditional sports to more trendy forms of home workouts.
For the first time, Huawei has introduced a blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) monitoring feature to the WATCH GT 2e, whereby consumers in the UAE can set their fitness and sporting goals even when indoors during Ramadan. Supported by a two-week long battery life the device, is engineered to bring a scientific, yet sporty concept to UAE consumers’ everyday life. The new smartwatch also supports precise heart rate monitoring, abnormal heart rate reminders, pressure level and sleep monitoring features that allow users to understand their health status in real time. A trait that will help consumers observing Ramadan to reach their fitness goals before and after Iftar.
Typical user scenarios include weekly music playback of 30 minutes, a full day wearing, with heart rate tracking enabled, Scientific Sleep Monitoring enabled at night, average weekly workout of 90 minutes (with location enabled), notifications on (receive 50 texts and set three alarms every day). Music playback required connecting with Bluetooth headphones. Actual battery life varies by actual playback time, user behaviours and actual conditions.
Additionally, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e brings improvements in design over the previous generation, including a concealed crown that goes with the watch body to add an extra flourish. New and refreshing colour variants have also been introduced, with Mint Green and Lava Red colourways giving consumers a minimal yet stylish look. HUAWEI WATCH 2e is equipped with a 1.39-inch AMOLED high precision touch display supporting a Retina-grade high resolution. With this vibrant display, users are always just one tap away from information, even if they are outside on a bright summer’s day.
“Like the previous HUAWEI WATCH GT products, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e will continue to bring reliable fitness and health management experiences to consumers across the globe and in the UAE,” said Keith Li, Country Manager of Huawei Consumer Business Group UAE. “Huawei places huge importance on fitness and health functions. Since we are upgrading the All-scenario Seamless AI Life strategy in 2020, fitness and health will become an essential user scenario. As technology products are more interconnected with consumers’ lives, Huawei will continue to drive technology advancement, improve software and hardware ecosystems, and innovate in wearables to bring smarter fitness and health management experiences driven by technology.”
100 workout modes
The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e supports 15 professional workout modes including eight outdoor activities (running, walking, mountain climbing, hiking, cross country running, cycling, open water swimming, iron man triathlon) and seven indoor activities (walking, running, cycling, swimming, free training, elliptical machine, rower). In professional workout modes, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e provides comprehensive monitoring that can track 190 types of data –all to help the users get the most out of their workout. The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e can also automatically detect 6 professional workout modes, offering a smarter sporting experience throughout Ramadan and beyond.
The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e also supports 85 customised workout modes that cover six categories of sports: extreme, leisure, fitness, aquatics, ball games and winter sports. The activities range from street dance to parkour, rock climbing to yoga, and ballet to boxing. While users are enjoying their favourite sports, HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e will record key data such as duration, calories burnt, heart rate interval, exercise progress, recovery time and more, providing users with scientific exercise planning and generating an infographic with the data to share on social media with one click.
Price & Availability
Huawei Watch GT 2e will be available in Graphite Black, Lava Red, Mint Green from 14th May 2020 at AED 599.