Huawei Watch 3 Featuring HarmonyOS, Rotating Bezel, eSIM, and More

Huawei Watch 3 Announced

Huawei Watch 3 has been announced officially recently. After four hours of Huawei Watch 2, Finally, the company came up with a newer Watch iteration. However, other versions, for example, GTs and Fits, are not appropriate to be the successor of the Watch series as Huawei Watch 3 is. Let’s see what’s new-

Design

After a break of four years, Huawei Watch 3 seems quite different from the previous models. The Watch 3 comes with a 2.5D durable glass front with a rotating bezel offering multi-functionality in 2021. Rotating bezels like Samsung Watches? No, Something new here.



The overall Watch is made of stainless steel. However, the Pro version comes with premium materials like Titanium, Sapphire, and Ceramic glass. Speaking of premium features, the rotating bezel is the new charm here. The multi-functional rotating bezel provides haptics and precise navigation throughout the watch UI.

Ditching two buttons from the previous model, Watch 3 has now a small button just residing under the bezel. The button has several yet simple functionality to make the watch more usable and productive.

The straps of the watch are very premium looking which connect with a watch through a two-horn hinge mechanism like traditional watches. The watch will be available with Active (Silicon Strap), Classic (Leather Strap), and Elite (Metal Strap) variants to choose from.


Display

When it comes to a gadget or wearables, Display grabs the most attention. The Huawei Watch 3 has a marvelous 1.43-inch AMOLED display with 466 x 466 resolution and 326 PPI like the Apple Watch Series 6 has right now. Thinking of outdoor usage? The watch has got 1000-nits as peak brightness.

Previously on Watch 2, Huawei used a lower refresh rate to cover the battery. The battery wasn’t a problem in Watch 2 but the display looked below standard. In Watch 3, Huawei checked that. This time there is a 60Hz refresh rate for smoother and seamless usage of the Watch.

Hardware

The Watch 3 runs on a Hi6262 chipset with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. The watch supports an eSIM if you want to use it as a hands-free device. There’s also built-in LTE, Wi-Fi, and GPS along with it. The Watch offers you a heart rate monitoring sensor, SpO2 sensor, and incredibly a body temperature sensor for the first time.


Software

Probably you heard of Huawei’s HarmonyOS by this time. The Watch 3 comes as the initial wearable device to be powered by the HarmonyOS, not by Google wearOS. Surprisingly, the watch has an in-build App Gallery, as a result, you can download and install any app you like without any support from your smartphone. How cool is that!

Apart from this, Watch 3 has more awesome things to do. You can turn your watch into a remote control for your smart camera, unlock your car, and/or control your smart home appliances as well. The sensors are briefly discussed above, with those, there are over 100 workout modes. You can even track your VO2max performance with the Watch 3.

Battery Life

You see, you are getting an AMOLED screen with an LTE-enabled eSIM on a smaller device which even offers a 60Hz refresh rate. The battery chamber is much smaller as the Watch itself is smaller and literally, all watches are. Huawei says the Watch 3 can last up to 3 days in 4G mode, and 14 days if you enable the ultra-long battery life mode.



The Huawei Watch 3 Pro somehow fits a bigger battery in it and thus can live up to 5 days on 4G and 21 days in the ultra-long battery life mode. Pretty satisfactory, right? Spoiler: In real life, the numbers will be a little lower.

Price and More

Huawei Watch 3 will be holding a price tag of £349.99 at any Huawei store from June 18, 2021. On the other hand, The Watch 3 Pro will feature with a £100 more at £449.99 which will launch on 28th June 2021. Based on location Watch models and editions might vary.

Wrapping Up

If you are looking for a decent Watch, I mean an actual smartwatch, Huawei Watch 3 can be a pick. It has everything nice with some awesome features as well. Stay tuned for a detailed review.


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