When "Huawei Watch" was announced during the 2015 Mobile World Congress, it got a lot of people excited. The first Huawei Android Wear watch got very good reviews, with a lot of critics saying it is the best-looking smartwatch out there. Now, the "Huawei Watch 2" is expected to this and more.
According to The Verge, "Huawei Watch 2" will have a sportier look and optional cellular data. Huawei aims to unveil their new smartwatch next month at MWC, and according to reports, the new Android Wear watch will be less thick than the original. The sportier look follows a trend in the wearable technology market, where watchmakers turn to sportier designs to try to entice those who use fitness trackers to use a smartwatch instead.
Popular leaker Evan Blass said that "Huawei Watch 2" will have a 42-millimeter timepiece with a round 1.4-inch display and classic styling, Digital Trends reported. It will also be available in both leather and stainless steel straps. No specs have been confirmed yet, but it is reported to have Qualcomm's latest wearable processor, the Snapdragon Wear 2100.
Storage is said to around 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage, leaked reports say. The "Watch 2" is said to be one of the first smartwatches to debut with Android Wear 2.0. As reported here previously, "LG Watch Sport" and "LG Watch Style" are also reported to sport Android Wear 2.0. Both "Watch Sport" and "Watch Style" are expected to be officially launched next month.
"Huawei Watch 2" will have a major, but optional feature, which is cellular connectivity. A version with a built-in SIM card will enable data connections when the user is out of range of Wi-Fi networks or a paired smartphone, along with the ability to make and receive phone calls.
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