19 April 2017
The Huawei Watch 2 which was unveiled by the company at the MWC 2017 event hits the U.S. today. The Huawei Watch 2 is now available at BestBuy retail stores, as well as on e-commerce vendors BestBuy, Amazon, Newegg, B&H Photo Video, Jet, Target and Walmart.
The sleek variable is lightweight and comfortable with a sport-inspired design. The fitness focussed wearable comes with dedicated GPS for tracking runs and comes with extra software for tracking workouts. It supports NFC for Android Pay and works both with Android and iOS devices.
The company has announced an initial promotional offer in which U.S. consumers will be able to enjoy online and offline music features via Google Play Music for 10 weeks.
"In a world where technology is woven into every part of our daily lives, consumers want a smartwatch that meets their connected needs without compromising style," said Robin Zhu, president, Huawei Device USA. "What we've achieved with the HUAWEI WATCH 2 is a smart, cutting-edge wearable with advanced fitness and scientific health functions, online and offline music – perfect for active people enjoying life's everyday adventures."
The Huawei Watch 2 is available in black or grey colours for $299.99. The Huawei Watch 2 Classic will also be launched soon for $369.99 in the US. Huawei had unveiled an LTE LTE-equipped version of the Watch 2 at the MWC 2017 event and says that it is currently in talks with carriers and will launch the watch soon.