Huawei’s attempt at the Android Wear smartwatch platform, simply called the Huawei Watch, will be released in the Philippines. The Huawei Watch will be available for pre-order starting December 1, 2015 according to the press release from Huawei Philippines. Together with the release details, Huawei Philippines has also revealed the pricing details of the smartwatch.
Two variants of the Huawei Watch will be released in the Philippines – the Classic and the Active Black. The first one is priced at Php19,990 while the second is priced at Php24,990. With this pricing, the Huawei Watch is definitely expensive for the Filipino buyer. It remains to be seen if Huawei can get substantial sales for this product, which would depend how the watch performs in the first place.
As to specs and design, the Huawei Watch actually looks good. It features a 42mm face made of stainless steel with a display that is reinforced by sapphire crystal. The Huawei Watch is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
Huawei Watch Specs
42mm diameter, 11.3mm thickness
1.4-inch full circle AMOLED display
400 x 400 screen resolution, 286 ppi
Cold-Forged 316L Stainless Steel
4GB internal storage
Bluetooth 4.1 BLE, WiFi
6-Axis motion sensor (Gyroscope + Accelerometer)
Heart Rate Sensor (PPG)
Barometer, Vibration Motor
Colors: Silver, Black, Gold
For pre-order details of the Huawei Watch, please refer to the poster below.