Earlier this month, during IFA 2020, Huawei sub-brand Honor had announced two new wearable devices — Honor Watch GS Pro and Honor Watch ES. Today, the company has launched both of them in its home market China.
Honor Watch GS Pro
This is the company’s first rugged smartwatch which comes with MIL-STD-810G certification. It features a massive 790mAh battery that is claimed by the company to offer a maximum 25-day battery life.
The Honor Watch GS Pro supports over 100 workout modes including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and others. It comes with a circular AMOLED display, which measures 1.39-inch and offers a screen resolution of 454 x 454 pixels and 326ppi pixel density.
It also has an optical heart rate sensor, SpO2 sensor, accelerometer, gyro, barometer, compass, and ambient light sensor along with built-in GPS. It is powered by the company’s own Kirin A1 chipset and runs LiteOS.
As for the build, the casing is made of stainless steel and reinforced polycarbonate. It comes in three colors — Polar White, Tidal Blue, and Desert Grey. The Honor Watch GS Pro is priced at 1,599 yuan (~$237) and will go on sale in China from 23rd September.
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Honor Watch ES
The Honor Wach ES is targeted towards fashionable consumers. It features a 1.64-inch rectangular AMOLED display with 456 x 280 pixels screen resolution, 326ppi pixel density, and a 70 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Just like the GS Pro, this one too is powered by HiSilicon Kirin A1 and runs the company’s own LiteOS. There’s support for 95 workout modes and 12 animated workout courses. The device also packs an optical heart-rate sensor, SpO2 sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, and ambient light sensor.
It is water-resistant up to 5ATM pressures and offers basic smartwatch features such as app notifications, alerts for calls & messages, sleep tracking, stress-level tracking, menstrual cycle tracking, and more.
The company claims that the Honor Watch ES could offer a 10-day battery life. It comes in three colors – Meteorite Black, Coral Pink, and Icelandic White. It is priced at 599 yuan and is set to be available in China from 23rd September.
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