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The full specifications and features of Huawei watch 2 Sport – A sporty smartwatch which was released alongside Watch 2 Classic in April 2017. It comes in a spectacular sporty design and boasts of a host of interesting features. It runs on Google wear OS 2.0 and is a great choice for both men and women.

Huawei Watch 2 Sport Full Specifications

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameHuawei Watch 2
Device typeSporty/Fitness smartwatch
Predessesor--
Successor--
Released dateApril, 2017
Ideal forMen (also a great choice for women)

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLED
Display size1.2 inches
Screen resolution390 x 390 pixel
Density326 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen plus 2 physical crown-like buttons
Multi-touchYes

BODY

ShapeCircular
Dimension48.9 x 45 x 12.6 mm
Weight40 grams
Casing materialThermoplastic
Strap/band materialLeather and silicone straps available
Bezel Material
Band size20 mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass
Water resistantYes, IP68
Swim-proofNot recommended
Color(s)Black, orange and Grey

MEMORY

RAM768 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slot--

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.1 LE
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
NFCYes
GPSYes, A-GPS/GLONASS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology2G/3G/4G
SIM slotYes, Nano SIM
Band--

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
Weather forecastYes
Facebook notifacationYes
Twitter notificationYes
Whatsapp notificationYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
Distance coveredYes
Steps climbedYes
Calories burntYes
Calories ConsumptionYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4
Bluetooth musicYes
RadioNo
LoudspeakerYes
Microphone--
CameraNo

SENSORS

CompassYes
AccelerometerYes
Magnetometer --
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
BarometerYes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Other sensors--

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Wear OS 2.0
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 2100
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 420mAh
Battery lifeStandby :2 days + , Mixed usage: ~1 day
ChargingCharging cradle via USB
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours

MISC

Payment systemGoolge pay
Compatibility Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.0 or later.
Companion appHuawei app
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes
Voice commandYes

BOX CONTENTS

Huawei Watch 2
Strap
Charging cradle
Quick starter guild

Huawei Watch 2 Features

Design

The Huawei watch 2 also known as the Watch 2 Sport comes in a stylish sporty design leaving it with a premium appearance. Released alongside the Watch 2 classic which is the classic version.

The body is of the Watch 2 Sport is built to last with some of the most durable materials, a tough thermoplastic material and interchangeable 20mm silicone straps which gives it a sporty appearance.

It has a 1.2 inch screen size powered by full color AMOLED display. Besides, the picture quality is very rich which can be read easily even under sunlight. It is touchscreen and contains two digital crown button plus a bezel made of ceramics which does a great job in presenting the Watch 2 Sport as a classic watch that would be a great fit for official outings.

Another spectacular aspect of the design is the integrated antenna which is embedded under the bezel to reduce signal interference with your body and optimize signal reception.

Battery

The Huawei watch 2 comes with a lot of features built into it, but despite that, the battery life is encouraging .

It uses a li-ion battery with a capacity of 420mAh which on standby lasts about 2-3 days on average, whereas on mixed/average usage the battery can stay up for just about a day.

Media

Another great feature on the Huawei Watch 2 Sport, is the 4GB onboard internal storage space that lets you store and listen to your favorite tracks on the go.

Beside this, there is a loudspeaker, meaning you can play media files right from the device and as well a microphone that complements the cellular capabilities while also giving you access to Google Assistant.

Water Resistance/Protection

Huawei watch 2 is rated IP68 meaning its water resistant up to 1.5meters . As such its not such a great choice for swimming (Not recommended). However you can wear it under rain or perhaps to the shower.
Its recommended that you don’t subject the device to intense pressure such as diving from great height as this act may damage the device.

Activity/Fitness tracking

The Huawei watch 2 is fitness focused, it comes with all the essential sensors built in. There is a heart rate sensor that lets you track your heart rate variations for up to 6 hours. It also features a multi navigational sensor; GPS/GLONASS which lets you track outdoor activities effortlessly even in terrains where either of the navigational sensors lags.

Out of the two buttons that comes with the Watch 2, the lower button lets you access the fitness features on the watch with a single tap. There are different preset sport modes that come preinstalled on the watch.

Activities the Huawei Watch 2 Sport can track includes;

  • Tracks steps and distance covered.
  • The inbuilt GPS/GLONASS tracks your routes, locations and distance.
  • Its capable of tracking hiking activities.
  • The HRM lets you track heart rate vibrations.
  • It can also track your sleep, and calories.

Notifications & Application

The Huawei watch 2 keeps you updated with notifications from your phone. When paired with a compatible device, it connects via the inbuilt Bluetooth sensor to keep you up to date with the latest updates on your smartphone.

Notifications includes;

  • It alerts you when there is an incoming call or missed calls.
  • It keeps you updated with it’s events reminder and calendar features.
  • It is capable of updating you with weather forecast data.
  • It notifies you when you have a new text message alert.
  • It also alerts you when there is a new email on your phone.
  • It alerts you instantly when there is a notification from different third-party applications such as Facebook alerts, Whatsapp alert and Twitter alerts.

The Huawei watch 2 Sport unlike Watch 2 Classic comes with 4G cellular network capabilities which supports either eSIM or SIM making the device a standalone device. You can make and answer calls directly from the watch.

There is also NFC chip built into the device, this supports Google Pay contactless system that lets you make payments on the go directly from the watch.

The watch faces are customizable, same as the strap which is also interchangeable allowing you define your style for every occasion.

Pros

  • Stylish sporty design.
  • A standalone device, supports up to 4G.
  • There is NFC facilitating Google pay.
  • The Straps and watch faces are customizable.
  • Easy to access.
  • There is a loudspeaker and microphone.

Cons

  • Qualcomm Snapdrgon 2100 is outdated.
  • It’s not fully swim-proof.

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