Huawei unveiled its first-ever wearable chipset, the Kirin A1, at IFA earlier this yr. The chipset comes baked within the Huawei’s actually wi-fi earbuds FreeBuds three and Watch GT 2. The corporate recently announced that it’s going to launch wearables powered by their Kirin A1 chipset in India very quickly. If rumors are to be believed, Huawei Watch GT2 India launch might occur as early as the primary week of December.
Effectively-known Indian tipster Ishan Agarwal has taken to Twitter to drop hints concerning the Huawei Watch GT 2’s launch in India. He means that the wearable will formally be launched in India within the first week of December, i.e couple of weeks from as we speak.
After the success of its predecessor, one of many probably the most awaited smartwatch of 2019, the #Huawei Watch GT2 is ready to reach in India within the first week of December. The watch will likely be launched in two variants and will likely be obtainable within the premium class! I’m excited, are you? 😀 pic.twitter.com/7u7XmmaNgg
— Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) November 19, 2019
Huawei Watch GT 2 is a successor to the unique Watch GT that was launched alongside Huawei P30 Professional earlier this yr. It’ll are available in two variants – 42mm variant with a 1.2-inch AMOLED show and 46mm variant with a 1.39-inch AMOLED show. The watch is backed by the corporate’s personal LiteOS, coupled with a GPS, coronary heart charge sensor, and water resistance as much as 5ATM. Huawei Watch GT 2 boasts of a 14-day battery life, which is simply nice.
Speaking concerning the Kirin A1 chip, which runs the present beneath the hood, it’s the first-ever wearable chipset to help Bluetooth 5.1 and Bluetooth 5.1 LE concurrently (which implies it affords twice the vary of Apple Watch). It makes use of ultra-energy-efficient ARM Cortex-M7 cores for industry-leading 10uA/MHz power consumption charge. It helps optical coronary heart charge sensors, 6-axis gyroscope and different sensors that may assist perk up its use-cases in future wearables.
Huawei Watch GT 2 is simply the first step in bringing the Kirin A1 to India. The corporate goes to compete towards a number of the best-sellers, together with the Apple Watch and Galaxy Watch within the premium class. Kirin A1 chipset will assist Huawei additional its footprint in India’s wearable section down the highway.