- Honor will launch its Watch GS Professional and Watch ES smartwatches in India.
- The GS Professional sports activities a rugged round physique with prolonged battery life.
- Honor’s Watch ES ought to attraction to extra fashion-conscious consumers.
Honor launched its new smartwatch duo in Europe in early September. Now, the corporate has confirmed on Twitter that each might be launched to India shortly. Whereas the Honor Watch GS Professional and Honor Watch ES attraction to 2 vastly completely different audiences, they each focus totally on health.
For starters, the extra rugged Watch GS Professional packs a 1.39-inch round AMOLED show tucked right into a polycarbonate physique. The GS Professional can also be MIL-STD-810G examined, sports activities 5 ATM water resistance, and features a 790mAh battery. That gives round 16 days between prices, based mostly on our overview.
As with many wearables launched in 2020, there’s an SpO2 sensor to maintain tabs on the wearer’s blood saturation ranges, whereas 95 exercise modes are in all probability too many for one to realistically use. And when you’re continuously strolling the street much less traveled, the watch has a nifty offline way-back function that may assist the wearer retrace steps. Onboard GPS can also be out there.
The Watch ES in the meantime encompasses a rectangular physique with a 1.64-inch AMOLED show. Though the battery reportedly lasts simply 10 days as compared, a 70% top-up takes a quoted half-hour. Honor’s additionally cramming 95 exercise modes into the ES, whereas an SpO2 monitor, heart-rate sensor, and stress monitoring system additionally function.
Honor India is but to cite pricing information for each, however we are able to hedge our bets based mostly on European stickers. The Watch GS Professional debuted at £250 (~$293) within the UK, with the Watch ES coming in round £150 (~$176) cheaper. Tech costs in India are often decrease than European pricing, so anticipate each gadgets to return in somewhat cheaper than this.
Extra particulars might be introduced on October 8 at 12 PM IST (2:30 AM ET), however Honor confirms the Watch GS Professional might be offered on Flipkart. The Watch ES, in the meantime, will debut on Amazon India.
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