The Huawei Watch 2 is expected to make its first official appearance at the Mobile World Congress 2017 this Sunday in Barcelona, Spain. However, press renders of the upcoming Android Watch 2.0 wearable have already made its way online.
The new set of press renders for the Huawei Watch 2 was shared online by notorious leaker and VentureBeat reporter Evan Blass. The photos clearly show the new smartwatch’s sportier look, as well as its black, orange and grey color options.
The Huawei Watch 2 in three of its colors. Photo: VentureBeat
The grey Huawei Watch 2 comes with a specks of white that very reminiscent of the HTC Desire. The orange version seems like the sportiest-looking model, while the black one looks like something anyone could wear everyday and not just for working out.
Overall, the Huawei Watch 2 is completely catering to fitness-minded users. The device’s predecessor from 2015, which was also Huawei’s first ever smartwatch, arrived with a more premium look that catered more to the fashion crowd, as pointed out by Droid-Life.
Probably the most significant feature that’s been confirmed by the newly leaked photos is the location of the nano SIM card tray. As previously reported, the Huawei Watch 2 will come with its own cellular network connectivity which significantly reduces the need to be tethered to a smartphone. The Huawei Watch 2 is also expected to come with a cheaper Wi-Fi+Bluetooth-only models as well.
Render showing the nano SIM card tray location on the Huawei Watch 2. Photo: VentureBeat
The Huawei Watch 2 will be running Android Wear 2.0, and is poised to take on the LG Watch Sport. It appears as though the new Huawei Watch will be more focused on delivering fitness-centric features especially with Android Wear 2.0 running show.
The Huawei Watch 2’s other software and hardware features are currently unknown, but Huawei will surely tell all this coming Sunday at MWC 2017. The Chinese manufacturer is also expected to debut the Huawei P10, the company’s latest flagship smartphone for 2017.
The black Huawei Watch 2 in all its glory. Photo: VentureBeat
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