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Huawei Watch 2 Classic Full Specifications

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Last Updated on March 31, 2020 by Jude Simeone

The full specifications and features of Huawei watch 2 classic a classy smartwatch which was released alongside the sporty Watch 2 by Huawei in April 2017.It features NFC, inbuilt GPS, and HRM. It’s a great choice for both men, will also look good on women. It runs on Google wear OS 2.0 and is powered by the Snapdragon 2100 chip.

Huawei Watch 2 Classic Full Specifications

 Huawei Watch 2 Classic
huawei watch 2 classic

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Battery:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Features:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Price:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

Check at Amazon

ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameHuawei Watch 2 Classic
Device typeClassic/Fitness smartwatch
Predessesor__
Successor--
Released dateApril, 2017
Ideal forMen

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLED
Full color
Display size1.2 inch
Display resolution390 x 390 pixel
Pixel density326 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen
2 physical buttons
Always-onYes

BODY

ShapeCircular
Dimension48.9 x 45 x 12.6 mm
Weight47 grams
(excluding straps)
Casing materialStainless steel/thermoplastic
Strap/band materialLeather
Bezel MaterialCeramics
Strap size22mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, IP68
Swim-proofNot recommended
Color(s)Titanium grey

MEMORY

RAM768MB
Internal storage4GB
Memory card slotNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.1 LE
Bluetooth callingYes
Wi-FiYes
NFCYes
GPSGPS/GLONASS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNo
SIMNo
BandNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
WeatherYes
Third-party appsYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
StepsYes
Floors climbedYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
CaloriesYes
DistanceYes
StressYes
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenNo
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingNo
Swim trackingYes
Under-water heart rate trackingNo
Preloaded mapsNo
On-screen workout modesNo
Triathlon mode__
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingNo

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4
Music streamingYes
Bluetooth musicYes
RadioNo
LoudspeakerYes
MicrophoneYes
CameraNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYes
Barometer/AltimeterYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
CompassYes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Pulse Ox.Yes
ECGNo
ThermometerNo
Other sensors__

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Wear OS
ChipsetSnapdragon 2100
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-polymer battery
Battery capacity 420mAh
Battery lifeStandby: 2 days+
Mixed usage: ~1 day
Charging typeCharging cradle
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeNo
Solar powerNo
Rapid chargingNo

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYes
StopwatchYes
AlarmYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control cameraYes
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text responseYes

MISC

Payment systemGoogle Pay
Compatibility Android 4.4+
iOS 9.0+
Companion appHuawei Wear app
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 22mm
Voice commandYes

BOX CONTENTS

Huawei Watch 2 Classic
Straps
Wireless charger
Quick start guide
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Huawei Watch 2 Classic Features

  1. Design
  2. The Watch 2 classic is quite spectacular, it comes with a revealing design that sparks of class. Besides that, it’s versatile and loaded with lots of features which makes it a great companion irrespective of your lifestyle.

    Just like the sporty Watch 2, the classic features a 1.2-inch display size which is powered by full-color AMOLED technology. The screen is scratch-resistant, protected with corning Gorilla glass. The device is also touchscreen and comes with two crown buttons by the side which lets you access the device effortlessly.

    The body is built with durable material, a stainless steel/thermoplastic casing which obviously makes it heavier than the watch 2, it has a 22mm hybrid leather/rubber straps which are interchangeable allowing you to define your style. It weighs 47 grams without the straps.

    Another spectacular aspect of the design is the integrated antenna which is embedded under the bezel that reduces signal interference with your body and optimizes signal reception.

  3. Battery
  4. The battery life of the Watch 2 classic is quiet above our expectation notwithstanding all the numerous features that come with the device. The battery, a Li-ion battery with a capacity of 420mAh which on standby lasts for over 2 days. Whereas on heavy/mixed usage, the battery can last up to a day allowing you to go a full day on a single charge.

  5. Media
  6. Another great feature on the Huawei Watch 2 classic is that it comes with a 4GB onboard internal storage space which lets you store and listen to your favorite tracks on the go. Besides this, there is a loudspeaker, meaning you can play media files right from the device.

    There is also a 768MB RAM size installed which obviously makes the device perform faster.

  7. Water Resistance/Protection
  8. The Watch 2 classic passes the 1.5 meters underwater for 30 minutes test and as such it is certified IP68. So it’s okay to wear it under the rain and if you caught up in the rain, you shouldn’t be bothered as it won’t damage the device. However, it’s not recommended for swimming just in case you want to track your swimming activities, a better choice would be the Fitbit Versa.

  9. Activity/Fitness tracking
  10. Huawei Watch 2 classic is fitness ready, it comes with lots of sensors built-in. There is a heart rate sensor that lets you track your heart rate variations for up to 6 hours. It also features a multi navigational satellite system; GPS/GLONASS that lets you track outdoor activities effortlessly even in terrains where either of the navigational sensors lags.

    Out of the two buttons by the side of the Watch 2 classic, the lower button lets you quickly access the fitness tracking features on the watch with just a single tap. There are also different preset sport modes that come preinstalled on the watch. Fitness activities that can be tracked by the Huawei Watch 2 classic includes;

    • It lets you track steps and distance covered.
    • The inbuilt GPS/GLONASS lets you track routes, locations and distance.
    • The HRM lets you track heart rate vibrations.
    • It can also track your sleep, calories burnt and calories consumed and more.
  11. Notifications & Application

When it comes to keeping you updated with the latest updates from your phone the watch 2 classic is up to do. When paired with a compatible device, the watch alerts you when there is a new notification which includes ;

  • It alerts you when there is an incoming call or missed calls.
  • It keeps you updated with your schedules via it’s events reminder and calendar features.
  • There is a weather forecast data update feature.
  • It notifies you when you have a new text message alert.
  • It also alerts you when there is a new email on your phone.
  • It alerts you instantly when there is a notification from different third-party applications such as Facebook alerts, Whatsapp alert and Twitter alerts.

The watch 2 classic comes with an NFC chip built into the device, this supports Google Pay contactless payment system that lets you make payments on the go directly from the watch.

The watch faces are customizable, same as the straps which are also interchangeable allowing you define your style for every occasion.

Pros

  • Classy and fascinating design.
  • There is NFC chip which supports Google pay.
  • The Straps and watch faces are customizable.
  • There is a loudspeaker.

Cons

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 is outdated.
  • It’s not swim-proof.

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