Huawei Watch 3 launched with HarmonyOS and eSIM

Huawei Watch 3

Four years after the release of the GT Series, Chinese tech company Huawei is back with another smartwatch series. This time around there are two models – Huawei Watch 3 and 3 Pro and they both run on the HarmonyOS 2.0. The Huawei Watch 3 Pro has a premium material body build and long battery life.

Huawei Watch 3

Huawei Watch 3

The base model features a 3D rotating crown that replaces the top button on the right-hand side. The smartwatch is built around a 1.43” AMOLED panel, which is larger compared to previous Huawei smartwatches. The display features a pixel density of 326 PPI and 1,000nits peak brightness. Guarding the display is a strengthened glass.

The Huawei Watch 3 body is made out of high-quality steel, the back is made out of ceramic. The watch body measures 12.15 mm in thickness and 46.2 mm in diameter. It weighs 54 grams without the strap. The watch is available in different design with strap/band – Classic (with a leather strap), Active (with a silicone strap), Elite (with a metal band) and Classic (with a Milanese band).

On the back of the Watch 3 is a sensor suite that features a heart rate, blood-oxygen (SpO2) trackers, a skin temperature sensor and 24/7 stress and sleep tracking.

The smartwatch has an eSIM with a 4G data connection for calls, stream on Huawei music and send to Bluetooth headphones. It also supports video calls but will be one-sided since it doesn’t have a camera. There is a built-in speaker also.

The battery life of Huawei Watch 3 in standard mode is 3 days with 4G enabled. The ultra-long lasting mode can stretch the battery life to 14 days while keeping important functionality like SpO2 monitoring, Bluetooth calling, 14 workout modes and even animated watch faces. The watch supports wireless charging.

Huawei Watch 3 Pro

The Huawei Watch 3 Pro’s body is made out of titanium while the back is ceramic. Protecting its display is sapphire glass. The watch body weighs 63g while measuring 48 x 48.6 x 14 mm in dimensions. The standard battery mode is 5 days while the ultra-long lasting mode is 21 days.

The Huawei Watch 3 series is available for pre-order in China starting today with the official sales slated to begin on June 11. The Huawei Watch 3 pre-order price is CNY2,600/$410/€335 while the Huawei Watch 3 Pro price is CNY3,300/$515/€425.


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