LONDON – As a direct challenger to the Apple Watch, Chinese technology company, Huawei, Wednesday launched its high-end smartwatch products in Britain.
Two months after being launched in the United States, the Huawei Watch touched base in Britain as a standout amongst the most costly smartwatches that keep running on Google’s Android Wear operating system. Huawei’s eager wearables item will be estimated between 289 pounds to 599 pounds, depending on the style, according to the company.
Measuring 42 mm in diameter and encased in a cold-forged stainless steel frame, the smartwatch highlights a completely round 1.4-inch touch-sensitive AMOLED display, which is coated in scratch-proof sapphire crystal.
This is a piece of Huawei’s endeavors to bring more items into real markets outside of China.
Huawei has risen as second biggest Android brand in European Union’s enormous five markets, to be specific Britain, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain, as indicated by the most recent cell phone deals information from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the second from last quarter of 2015.
Be that as it may, with regards to the wearables, the business sector is by a wide margin an extreme nut to open, the same number of purchasers are yet to be persuaded that they require these items, at any rate in significant markets like the United States.
The wearables business sector is still in its outset, with just three percent of the U.S. populace matured 16 and up owning a smartwatch or a smartband, as per the most recent information discharged by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, which spends significant time in observing and investigating customer conduct.
The figures depend on an overview directed in late August among eleven thousand shoppers.
The overview demonstrated that among the non-proprietors of smartwatch talked with, 20 percent were not certain what these gadgets were, and 11 percent had never known about them.
“Considering the poor employment merchants have done up to this point in characterizing the smartwatch class it is shocking that 52 percent of those met had the capacity distinguish what these gadgets are: something you wear like a watch, and that let you runs applications,” said Carolina Milanesi, head of examination at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
But according to Kantar, manufacturers, ecosystem owners, and developers all see significant opportunities ahead in the wearables market, despite the numbers.