Huawei

  • Huawei recently unveiled its next generation smartwatch, the Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm series.
  • From different workout modes to a two-week long battery life, the watch is trumping its competitors with a few industry first features.
  • The Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm has been available to the South African market from 17 October 2019 at a retail price of R4999.00.


In this new age, there’s fitness fanatics, there’s tech aficionados - and then there’s both. For those who find themselves in that neat niche where training meets technology, this is for you.

Huawei recently launched their next generation smartwatch the Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm series and as of 17 October, these devices have barged into the South African wearable market. From their unrivalled Kirin A1 chipset to their glitzy exterior, here are 5 stand out features that make the Huawei Watch GT 2 tick.

1. 15 Workout modes for a professional workout experience

The Huawei Watch GT 2 is compatible with 15 sports modes which include running, climbing, hiking, trail running, cycling, open water swimming, triathlon, free training and even rowing machine among others. For these 15 sports modes, the watch provides full-scale monitoring of approximately 190 types of data. The watch provides targeted pre-exercise data analysis for different sports, data recording analysis during the exercise and professional advice afterwards. It’s like having a personal trainer on your beck and call.

2. Smarter health management

Alongside heart rate monitoring in sports mode, the Huawei Watch GT 2 helps monitor bradycardia and heart failure by notifying users if their heart rate is above 100 bpm or below 50 bpm for more than 10 minutes when they’re not in sports mode. The watch also comes with Huawei TruSleep™ 2.0 which monitors sleep quality, real-time heart rate, sleep breathing quality and then uses big data analysis to rate sleep quality.

Similarly. the TruRelax™ functionality helps users relieve stress by recording heart rate variability and providing feedback on the user's stress index.Users can view all their exercise, sleep, stress and heart rate data in the Huawei Sports and Health App to keep an eye on their real time health.

3. Useful services to make life more seamless

You lost your phone – again – and feel like you just misplaced it. Luckily with features like phone finder on your Huawei Watch GT 2 you can just send a prompt tone to your phone until you trace it again. And for those days when your hands are full, you can substitute your phone with your watch for incoming calls, messages and other reminders. With these life assistant functionalities, your smart watch can double up as anything from a calendar with reminders to a music player with storage for up to 500 songs. 

4. Kirin A1 chipset supports unrivalled battery life

Of all the features that we looked at, the Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm’s two-week battery life has got to be the most attractive for those living in the fast lane. Thanks to the Kirin A1 chipset, the Huawei Watch GT 2 can achieve rapid computing, long battery life and faster transmission all at low power consumption. By reasonably allocating power based on different scenarios, the smart power-saving algorithm 2.0 mode allows the watch to identify the scenarios in which you use your watch and then achieve the best performance at the lowest power consumption.

5. Artisanal aesthetics with the first integrated 3D glass screen

The 46mm series is equipped with a 1.39-inch Amoled HD precision touch screen with a display resolution of 454 x 454 pixels. The screen design is modern and artistic which makes the watch suitable for people who pursue fitness but also want a finer, versatile wearable that’ll look good in any environment.

This post is sponsored by Huawei produced by BrandStudio24 for Business Insider.