The Huawei Watch 3 series are here, and smart life experiences lie in wait!

August 20, 2021

Huawei have announced UAE availability of the WATCH 3 Series. The WATCH 3 Series includes the HUAWEI WATCH 3 and HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series bring consumers convenient and smart life experiences that are underpinned by enhanced interaction, independent connectivity and all-scenario interconnectivity. On top of elegant design ID, high-end finishing, eSim connectivity, ultra-long battery life, health and fitness monitoring features, the HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro bring new features such as a high-precision temperature sensor for the first time to support skin temperature detection, handwashing detection and fall detection. The new smartwatches will be stylish smart companion that help users continuously monitor their workout progress and health conditions with science-based solutions no matter where their lives take them.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro will be available in the UAE together with the new HUAWEI nova 8 that packs a gorgeous display, a versatile quad-camera, an advanced processor for users to enjoy the most of content viewing, capturing and sharing.  The long battery life and fast charging support even gives users peace of mind throughout the day.

eSIM + Long Battery Life: Independent intelligence, as powerful as a smartphone

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro support standalone connectivity. By activating the eSIM service on their smartphones, users can share the phone number as well as voice and data plans between their smartphone and smartwatch.

HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series feature ultra-long battery life, supporting up-to five-day battery life in smart mode and provides up-to 21 days in ultra-long battery life mode. Longer battery life ensures that users can wear it all day, use it continuously, and use it all the time even during sleep.

Redefining smartwatch aesthetics

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro is made of an aerospace-grade titanium fused with sapphire glass lens that guarantees durability. The Pro variant is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also capable of withstanding harsh weather conditions and the test of time, offering an incredible level of protection at any given moment.

The back body of the HUAWEI WATCH 3 series is made of a hi-tech ceramic material that uses nano zirconia powder, achieved only after 42 rounds of processes including precision high temperature polishing that reaches over 1,400°C, and fusing with sapphire glass lens. The process brings out a surface that is not only warm to the touch, smooth, skin-friendly, but also capable of accurate heart rate monitoring.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 series come with a 3D rotating crown with tactile feedback for the first time. With a fine-ripple pattern, it represents the epitome of craftsmanship in a smartwatch, offering high-precision finger movement recognition for the users. The rotating crown lets users zoom in and out of images and slide across the menu options accurately, efficiently, and conveniently.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro debuts with a more expansive selection of watch faces and watch straps that provide options for users to personalise their smartwatch. With a wide range of innovative and interesting themes including technology, gaming, DIY and short videos, the watch faces can be mixed and matched with fluoroelastomer and leatherstraps to create the perfect accessory to go with any outfit.

All-day health monitoring

The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro is a professional fitness monitoring assistant, offering over 100 workout modes, skin temperature detection with the new high-precision temperature sensor, fall detection and SOS alert. Coupled with health monitoring features such as heart rate, SpO2, sleep and pressure, the smartwatch series’ comprehensive feature set allows users to stay up to date on their health condition.

Super Device Smart Travel Experience

Thanks to its Super Device capabilities providing a truly intelligent experience across all types of scenarios, HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro users can connect directly from the convenience of their smartwatches to several smart applications.

Huawei has collaborated with many local, regional and international entities to release their apps into the HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro such as Emirates, one of the world’s leading international airlines, talabat, one of the leading food delivery apps in the region, and Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), one of the largest taxi operators in Dubai and subsidiary of the Dubai Government Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). These are the first partners to see their apps running on the new HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro.

Huawei and Emirates have worked closely to provide HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro users with a seamless and convenient experience while using the app on the newly launched smartwatch:  Users can now retrieve their trip details by simply entering their booking reference directly on the smartwatch without the need to use their phones. Once their booking is retrieved, they will be able to receive updates related to their Emirates booking and flight status with a simple glance at their wrist.

In addition, and when using Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) the ride-hailing app, HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro users will be able to view the status and notifications of their rides while on the move straight from the smartwatch. When ordering from talabat, the smartwatch converts to a smart assistant by tracking and notifying users on the status of their food order.

Now available to download from AppGallery on HUAWEI WATCH 3 series, Petal Maps provides convenient navigation directly in the smartwatch, making it more accessible than ever for users who are walking or cycling to easily access directions by taking a glance at their wrist.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro also supports Smart Hand Gesture Control, which intelligently senses various hand gestures. For instance, you can answer an incoming call by releasing a clenched fist with a raised wrist.

All day activity, Dual GPS

HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro features high-precision multi-mode GNSS which supports GPS, Beidou, GLONASS, WATCH 3 and QZSS, so it does not only receive more satellite data for positioning but also make motion recording more reliable and motion trajectory more accurate. Moreover, the trajectory optimisation algorithm enhances the trajectory accuracy in complex scenes, which can ensure that the user’s workout data is recorded accurately, and at the same time, the actual route can be tracked. After each workout, users can generate a motion trajectory and share via social media with one click.

The HUAWEI WATCH 3 comes in Active Edition priced at AED 1,599 and Classic Edition priced at AED 1,699, and the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro comes in Classic Edition priced at AED 1,999. Pre-orders in the UAE will start from August 26th and come with gift offer worth AED 529 – the HUAWEI Freebuds 3.

by Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2018, CES 2017, 2016 and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.