Huawei has launched a new wearable in India. Called the Huawei Watch Fit, the new wearable is touted as the first sports watch with a rounded rectangular face. Rishi Kishor Gupta, Vice President, Consumer Business Group, Huawei India stated, “With an aim to create greater awareness about wellbeing and fitness among our customers, we have launched our latest smartwatch, HUAWEI WATCH FIT in India. India has been a very important market for HUAWEI and as a sign of gratitude to all our loyal customers, we have also announced some very exciting, limited period offers on our latest smartwatch. These smart wearables are the testimony to our strong foundation in innovative technology and we are confident our customers will find true value in our offerings.”
The Huawei Watch Fit packs a 1.64-inch AMOLED HD display with a 70% screen-to-body ratio. It also packs a light sensor under the display which should ensure optimal brightness regardless of the ambient light conditions. The wearable comes with over 130 watch faces. This number should increase even further thanks to Huawei’s open watch face ecosystem that encourages third-party designers to create more.
A notable feature of the Huawei Watch Fit is the fact that it comes with12 animated fitness courses and 44 standardised fitness exercises built-in. The company says that this will give users a free one-on-one personal training without the need for a smartphone or any other device.
The Watch Fit also supports 96 workout modes, 11 professional workout modes cover the most popular exercise type such as running, walking, cycling, swimming and more. The remaining 85 modes include fitness training, dancing, water sports and so on. The wearable will detect heart rate, heart rate interval, calories, exercise time and other data. Besides all that, the Huawei Watch Fit can track sleep, menstrual cycles, and blood oxygen saturation.
In terms of battery life, the wearable is said to offer 10 days of use with continuous heart rate and sleep monitoring on. Further, the Watch FIt also supports Huawei’s fast charging technology, and is the company notes that a five minute charge can sustain the device for a day of typical use. Further, a half-hour charge can ring the battery level up to 70%.
The Huawei Watch Fit is priced at Rs 8,990 and will be available exclusively on Amazon. As an introductory offer, those who purchase the wearable will get the Huawei Mini Speaker for free. The company notes that this will only be valid till stocks last.