On October 21, Huawei introduced a set of recent merchandise to be launched in Europe. Highlights included three smartwatches, a couple of PC peripherals and the Nova 9 smartphone. However not all of those merchandise will attain Canada’s shores. This is what Canadian shoppers can count on from the corporate within the close to future.
The Huawei Watch GT 3 would be the first product to reach in Canada with HarmonyOS. It’ll launch this vacation season. Coming within the 42mm and 46mm watch face fashions, each the watches function a 1.32-inch AMOLED show and a 1.46-inch, AMOLED show, respectively. Each watches are 5ATM-rated water resistance, which implies they need to survive a 50-meter dive.
The watches run on Arm-based processors and include 4GB of storage and 32MB of reminiscence. Additionally they function a SpO2 oxygen saturation sensor to observe blood oxygen ranges, along with a coronary heart price sensor, air stress sensor, and temperature sensor to trace a number of actions, together with sleep.
The sensing factors on the rear of the watches have been elevated from 4 to eight to extend measurement accuracy. By arranging them in a round sample fairly than a cross, the sensory level will higher match the wrist bone.
Essentially the most spectacular half is their battery life. Watch GT3 46mm comes with 455mAh battery and 42mm has 292mAh battery. It may not seem to be a lot, however Huawei says the 46mm lasts as much as two weeks on a single cost and that is between 7 days for the 42mm mannequin.
Neither watch makes use of eSIM, however customers can nonetheless make calls through a Bluetooth reference to an Android or iOS machine. And naturally, they arrive with a plethora of swappable straps.
Along with the Huawei Watch GT 3S, Huawei can even convey its premium Watch 3 Professional launched within the UK in June to the Canadian market.
On peripherals, Huawei is launching the Mateview and Mateview GT PC screens for content material creators and avid gamers, in addition to the FreeBuds Lipstick earphones.
Sadly, at the least for now, smartphones are nonetheless off the desk for Canada. This additionally contains the Nova 9 introduced on October 21.
With that mentioned, a spokesperson mentioned that Huawei shouldn’t be ruling out the opportunity of re-entering the Canadian smartphone market down the street. There was a glimmer of hope from tech publication Techradar, which revealed that the P50 collection of smartphones will launch in different markets in 2022. Sadly, “different markets” doesn’t embody Canada; A Huawei spokesperson confirmed with IT World Canada that the cellphone is not going to be arriving on Canadian shores.
As a substitute, Canadians will discover quite a lot of PC peripherals. Together with the brand new smartwatch, Huawei has launched a variety of peripherals together with a gaming mouse and PC monitor in Canada. Whereas they’re focusing on a really saturated market, Huawei mentioned increasing its portfolio is sensible for these already accustomed to Huawei.