Huawei WATCH GT 2 and Huawei WATCH GT 2e smartwatches have recently received system updates. Indeed, now they support the download of third-party applications.
- Huawei WATCH GT 2 46mm updated version number is 188.8.131.52/78;
- The updated version number of Huawei WATCH GT 2 42mm is 184.108.40.206;
- And the updated version number of Huawei WATCH GT 2e is 220.127.116.11.
The content of the update for all three watches is roughly the same. In addition to supporting third-party app download, it can also install heart health research apps, measure heart health-related data through the watch, and optimize system stability in certain scenarios.
Users eligible to upgrade can go to Sports Health >> Click the connected device in the device interface >> go to the device details page >> check for firmware update >> update the version.
To download third-party apps, you need to use the sports and health app of Huawei smartphones. The latter must be downloaded via EMUI 4.0 and above or HarmonyOS.
Both watches entered the market a few years ago. Honestly, the Huawei WATCH GT 2 arrived a year earlier in 2019. Either way, these two very popular Huawei smartwatches fall into the premium category.
In May of this year, the Huawei WATCH GT 2 received another system update, which brought many improvements. In addition to optimizing system stability, it also added custom sports functions and remote camera functions.
Main features of the Huawei WATCH GT 2 watch
The Huawei Watch GT 2 launched in two dial sizes: 42mm and 46mm. There are also different color options.
Inside, the watch sports the Kirin A1 chipset developed by the company. It is exclusive to Huawei wearable devices. The 455mAh battery inside the 46mm variant provides 14 days of battery life. It runs on Lite OS based on Google’s WearOS. Unlike the larger version, the 42mm model lasts up to a week.
On the front, there is a 1.39-inch AMOLED screen on the 46 mm version and a 1.2-inch screen on the 42 mm model. Huawei offers several watch faces. The watch also displays notifications from apps, including SMS messages, emails, calendar, and social media apps.
As said, we are dealing with a high end smartwatch. So it makes sense to see tons of sensors, including an optical heart rate sensor, geomagnetic sensor, gyro sensor, accelerometer sensor, ambient light sensor, and air pressure sensor. It is waterproof to 5ATM.
The Huawei WATCH GT 2 tracks various sports activities both outdoors and indoors. These include running, walking, hiking, trails, cycling, open water swimming and triathlons.