News & Reviews: Huawei Watch 2 Malaysia launch
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017
When it first came out, the Huawei Watch was a super premium metal smart watch with one of the highest display resolutions at the time. Coming with a difficult to adjust metal band and Huawei Wear exclusive functionality along with a very high price tag, it isn't surprising that the first Huawei Watch didn't do very well. Fast forward to 2017 and the new sporty Huawei Watch 2 brings new features like a sportier more accessible design, standalone 4G LTE functionality and more. What has it improved? Find out in our 1 week review.
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2017
Huawei's Consumer Business Group also received awards from the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) with the EISA Smartphone Camera 2017-2018 Award for the Huawei P10 and the EISA Wearable Device 2017-2018 Award for the Huawei Watch 2. As the 5th consecutive year that the Huawei P series has been recognised by EISA Awards, the Huawei P10 won thanks to its Leica dual rear camera, Leica front camera, 3D face detection, dynamic illumination and other technology. Priced at an RRP of RM2499, recent price drops have seen it go to as low as RM1939.
The Huawei Watch 2 on the other hand won due to its stand-alone 4G technology, IP68 dust and waterproof rating, improved battery life, personalized health coach, fitness tracking and more. While it was quite highly priced initially at an RRP of RM1999, the sportier Watch 2 can now be had for as low as RM1457.
Last Updated: Jul 04, 2017
Huawei Malaysia held a media briefing for their Huawei Watch 2 today, confirming that Malaysia will be getting the 4G LTE version for RM1999. Featuring a premium round metal body like traditional watches, the Huawei Watch 2 has a sporty plastic strap and is completely standalone, meaning it has its own nano SIM and can work without a phone. No news on the Huawei Watch 2 Classic or Porsche Design version yet but the Watch 2 is currently available with Maxis who is offering the Watch 2 with the Huawei P10 or Mate 9 on their Zerolution bundles from RM78 per month featuring 2 nano SIMs for a single number.
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017
Are smartwatches going downhill? Well, according to Huawei CEO Eric Xu, he actually thinks so (#shocking) and has started doubting whether investing into smartwatches is even worth doing anymore.
Last Updated: Mar 09, 2017
Apart from the Huawei P10, P10 Plus and P10 Lite introduction, Huawei Malaysia also made a surprise announcement with the Huawei Watch 2, Huawei Watch 2 Classic and the Huawei Nova Lite. No price or release dates for these devices yet but we're told they may come in April 2017.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Aside from the recently announced Huawei P10 and P10 Plus in Barcelona, the Huawei Watch 2 also proved to be quite popular among the crowd on the first day of MWC 2017, we managed to get some hands-on on the wearable so check out the video!
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017
Today, not only Huawei has finally unveiled the long awaited P10 and P10 Plus in Barcelona but a brand new Huawei Watch 2 as well. The new Huawei Watch 2 is designed for the "free spirit" (you know, sports stuff) and also has new colours to suit different people's style, as well as being able to connect without the phone's assistance.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2017
Some images appear on the internet today, purportedly those of the Huawei Watch 2.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
It looks like Huawei will be launching the Huawei Watch 2 at this year’s MWC event happening in Barcelona end of this month. Richard Yu, Huawei CEO, posted on Weibo that Huawei will be introducing their latest smartwatch, the Huawei Watch 2 at MWC2017, with the tagline “Made for Free Spirits”.
Last Updated: Jan 25, 2017
Aside from the anticipated Huawei P10 series that is to be unveiled at MWC 2017, it seems that the company is also planning to release a new smartwatch as well, simply called the Huawei Watch 2, it will mark exactly two years since the predecessor’s release.