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The new Huawei Watch 3 Series is powered by HarmonyOS 2

By Cookie Monster - on 2 Jun 2021, 10:44pm

The new Huawei Watch 3 Series is powered by HarmonyOS 2

The Huawei Watch 3. <br>Image source: Huawei

Huawei just unveiled its latest smartwatches, the Huawei Watch 3 and Huawei Watch 3 Pro. The Huawei Watch 3 Series is the first lineup of wearables to be powered by HarmonyOS. 

The Huawei Watch 3 Series comes with a 3D rotating crown that offers tactile feedback. The display of the Huawei Watch 3 Series supports high-precision finger movement recognition, which allows you to zoom in and out of images or navigate the menu options accurately. 

Image source: Huawei

On the software front, HarmonyOS 2 sports a new user interface with a grid launcher app menu which works hand-in-hand with the 3D rotating crown for a more intuitive user experience. There are 30 pre-installed faces and more than 1,000 designs available from the Huawei Watch Face Store. You can also create your own animated watch faces using 5 to 10 sec short videos taken on your phone. 

Other specs include eSIM connectivity, over 100 workout modes, a temperature sensor for skin temperature detection, fall detection, SOS alert, heart rate monitoring, Sp02, sleep and pressure tracking. Below is a quick overview of the specs of the Huawei Watch 3 Series: 

  Huawei Watch 3 Huawei Watch 3 Pro
Display 1.43-inch AMOLED
(466 x 466 pixels)
Material Stainless steel + Ceramic Titanium + Ceramic
Memory 2GB RAM
Storage 16GB
Water resistance 5 ATM


Optical heart rate sensor
Temperature sensor 
Barometric pressure sensor
Ambient light sensor
Geomagnetic sensor
Gyro sensor
Acceleration sensor

Connectivity WLAN (2.4GHz only)
Galileo + Beidou
Bluetooth 5.2
Battery life Up to 3 days in smart mode

Up to 14 days in ultra-long battery mode

Wireless charging
Up to 5 days in smart mode

Up to 21 days in ultra-long battery mode

Wireless charging
Dimensions 46.2 x 46.2 x 12.15mm 48 x 49.6 x 14mm
Weight 54g 63g

The Huawei Watch 3 is available in Active, Classic, and Elite Edition. The Huawei Watch 3 Pro is available in Classic and Elite Edition. There is no word on local availability and pricing.

Source: Huawei

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