The rumor mill has already began turning on Huawei Watch 3, and now a brand new system has been noticed that appears like the corporate’s subsequent smartwatch.
A brand new Huawei smartwatch has been given Wi-Fi certification, which suggests it’s a matter of when, not if, we’ll get a brand new system. The itemizing was noticed by Huaweiailesi (in Dutch) and is offered publicly on-line (PDF).
But the itemizing confirmed one main element: Huawei’s subsequent smartwatch will run the brand new Harmony OS.
That will make it the primary Harmony OS smartwatch, and a brand new path for Huawei’s smartwatches, which have been setting international cargo stats on hearth over the previous 12 months. That backs up comparable rumors from Weibo in April.
And we’ve extra rumors too: A Weibo account (Chinese) has reported that two Huawei smartwatches will launch alongside MatePad tablets at an occasion on 2 June.
The firm is at the moment the second greatest purveyor of smartwatches globally, with unbelievable success in China and respectable cut-through in Europe.
Huawei introduced Harmony OS again in 2019, its personal proprietary working system, and talked of smartwatches working on the brand new software program. It’s been borne out of its ban on utilizing Android for its smartphones, as a part of the on-going US commerce dispute.
An enormous a part of the thought for Harmony OS is round apps and offering a seamless expertise throughout Huawei telephones and wearables. Developers can construct one app that throughout Huawei units, which could entice massive manufacturers to develop a Huawei-based model of their Android or iOS app.
Over the previous two years Huawei has focussed on the Watch GT vary, however tipsters are sure this new smartwatch is the Huawei Watch 3, which is the resurrection of its Wear OS model that was shelved in 2017.
So how do we all know this isn’t the Watch GT 3? We don’t – it could be something.
But there’s hardly ever smoke with out hearth, particularly the place Huawei is worried.