Following the successful launch of 2015's best smartwatch, Huawei's new editions aimed at women who sparkle and shine
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) unveiled Jewel and Elegant versions of 2015's premium smartwatch. In collaboration with Swarovski's Gemstone Business, the HUAWEI WATCH Jewel and Elegant mark a new female focus for the company.
Timeless beauty, for any occasion
Joining the Classic, Active and Elite smartwatches released last year to critical acclaim, the new Jewel and Elegant editions offer two stylish options aimed at women. Featuring 68 Swarovski Zirconia dotted around the rose gold-plated case, each measuring 1.5mm in size, the Jewel glistens and shines like nothing else available on the smartwatch market today.
A more understated option, the Elegant edition has a knurled pattern effect around its rose gold-plated case.
Complemented beautifully by the two genuine Italian leather watch straps, available in pearl white and sapphire blue, the HUAWEI WATCH Jewel and Elegant comes pre-loaded with over 40 watch faces as on the original model, including 10 exclusive feminine designs.
Huawei Watch, where fashion and technology embrace
With the same best-in-class specs of the original Huawei Watch, the Jewel and Elegant's classic designs, inspired by Swiss watch manufacturers, sees scratch-proof sapphire crystal (the favoured choice amongst high-end Swiss brands) coating their fully circular 44mm faces. Cold-forged stainless steel, plated in rose gold, cements both models' strength thanks to its durable nature.
Powered by Android Wear™ and both Android and iOS compatible, the Huawei Watch displays alerts for calls, texts, instant messages and emails. The Watch also features Bluetooth connectivity for wireless headphones usage, meaning you can listen to offline music downloads while you work out. With voice commands capable of controlling music as well as navigation, it's the perfect running device. A heart rate sensor accurately measures heart rates, and the 6-Axis motion sensor can track activities including walking, running and mountain climbing.
A premium watch inspired by classic timepiece design, it truly embodies the space where fashion meets technology.
Availability and Accessories
The standard models of the Huawei Watch are available in more than 20 countries and regions, including: Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and United States. HUAWEI WATCH Jewel and Elegant will be on sale in the same countries and regions, from March 2016.
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About Huawei Consumer Business Group
By 2014, Huawei's products and services have covered more than 170 countries, and a third of the world's population. Huawei's shipments of smartphones ranked third in the world in 2014. Huawei has 16 R&D centers that have been set up in the US, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. Huawei Consumer Business Group is one of three businesses within Huawei, covering smartphones, mobile broadband devices, home devices and cloud services. Based on more than 20 years of Huawei's expertise in the telecom industry, built on Huawei's global network, worldwide operations and business partners, Huawei Consumer Business Group is dedicated to providing the latest technology to the consumers and bringing the joy of technological advances to people all around the world. Huawei acts on its word and fulfills dreams.
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Swarovski delivers a diverse portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship, and creativity. Founded in 1895 in Austria, Swarovski designs, manufactures and markets high-quality crystals, genuine gemstones and created stones as well as finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting. Now celebrating its 120th anniversary and run by the fifth generation of family members, Swarovski Crystal Business has a global reach with approximately 2,560 stores in around 170 countries, more than 25,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.33 billion euros in 2014. Together with its sister companies Swarovski Optik (optical devices) and Tyrolit (abrasives), Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski Group. In 2014, the Group generated revenue of about 3.05 billion euros and employed more than 30,000 people. The Swarovski Foundation was set up in 2012 to honor the philanthropic spirit of founder Daniel Swarovski. Its mission is to support creativity and culture, promote wellbeing, and conserve natural resources.
SOURCE Huawei Consumer Business Group