Huawei Wants to Expand its Product Portfolio in India


The company has announced the launch of three new wearable smart devices in the country

Huawei Consumer Business Group, India, today announced the launch of its latest wearables, and expansion of its product portfolio in the market. The China-based company has launched of Huawei Watch GT and two wearable bands in the country.

Tornado Pan, Country Manager (Huawei Brand), Consumer Business Group, Huawei India said, “With continuous investment in technology and meaningful innovation, our constant endeavor has been to create products that tackle the real pain points of consumers.”

He added, “We have received an overwhelming response on our current lineup of products and are now looking at expanding our portfolio, and providing the complete Huawei ecosystem experience to our customers here. At Huawei, we want to introduce our consumers to breakthrough technological innovations, creating a true differentiation in the market.”

Price and launch offers

The company has priced the classic edition of Huawei Watch GT at Rs 16,990, while the sports edition of the Huawei Watch GT has been announced at Rs 15,990 in India. Huawei Band 3 Pro has been announced at Rs 4,699 and the Huawei Band 3e at an asking price of Rs 1,699.

Huawei has even announced launch offers that seem aimed towards driving early sales. Company’s official statement read, “Early bird customers would get Huawei Sport BT AM61 Earphones worth Rs 2,999 free along with the Huawei Watch GT. It will be available with a no-cost EMI of 3 months, 6 months and 9 months on a majority of leading banks in India.”

Huawei Watch GT features

It comes equipped with a 1.39-inch, 454×454 amoled display screen. Huawei is claiming that the battery of this smartwatch can last for up to two weeks on a single charge.

Huawei’s official statement read, “The Huawei Watch GT uses an innovative smart power-saving algorithm that enables the watch to enter normal mode if it identifies dynamic scenario or low-power consumption model if it identifies static scenario. Depending on user activity, this algorithm brings it long endurance and allows the smart watch to stay powered for up to two weeks for frequent use mode. Furthermore, the dual-core architecture of the HUAWEI WATCH GT lets the wearable user enjoy the best of both worlds—it is simultaneously a powerful and highly efficient smart watch.”

It continued, “The Huawei Watch GT supports 24-hour continuous smart heart rate monitoring, and can detect the user’s exercise status before entering the exercise mode and intelligently adjust the detection frequency of the heart rate according to the exercise status, thus ensuring accurate heart rate tracking and resting heart rate measuring.”

Pan added, “Designed for today’s urban explorers, the Huawei Watch GT addresses one of the most common pain points of wearables: battery life, and breaks boundaries of traditional cognition, and brought the valuable essence to the gene of this watch, enhancing the users’ spiritual cognition. The launch of Huawei Watch GT is a step in this direction and we are confident that our consumers would be able to differentiate us in the market and would like to enjoy superior technology and a power-packed device that is a pinnacle of innovation.”

Huawei Band 3 Pro features

Huawei Band 3 Pro, just like the smart watch, features IR (infrared) sensors to track the user heart rate without using the obtrusive lights of conventional trackers. It features a 0.95-inch HD AMOLED color touch screen.

Company’s official statement read, “Leveraging the same technology powering TruSeen 3.0, Huawei Band 3 Pro can also track sleep patterns with Huawei TruSleep 2.0. Moreover, the solution uses big data analysis to provide personalized services and suggestions to improve sleep quality. All of the aforementioned technologies were developed by Huawei in collaboration with authoritative organizations around the world, ensuring that the wearables are highly functional and professional.”

Huawei Band 3e features

The Huawei Band 3e uses a new footwear mode. This footwear mode, as per the compnay, is an application that provides precise running data with the press of a button. Huawei claims that the Band 3e is 50m water-resistance

Huawei’s official statement read, “The Huawei Band 3e will provide treadmill running data at a 97 per cent accuracy using a built-in 6-Axis Gyroscope based sensor in Footwear Mode.”