The Huawei Watch Elegant and Jewel are two female-focused Android Wear smartwatch options from the company, and both are now available to purchase in the U.S. With these you'll find a subtly curved watch body, thin leather band, rose gold-plated stainless steel and more. The watches were announced back at CES, and now they are finally able to be purchased for those interested in picking one up.
The Jewel variant has jewels embedded in the bezel while the Elegant model has a textured look to the bezel. These two watches are slightly larger in size than the original one, coming in at 44mm instead of the previous 42mm.
You can pick them up from a number of retailers, like Amazon, Best Buy, Huawei, B&H Photo, and even the Google Store. The retail pricing for will be $499 for the Elegant and $599 for the Jewel. For a limited time, you can pick one up at select retailers for $50 off. If you are in the market for the original variant of the Huawei Watch, you can pick one up for as little as $250 right now.
WOMEN'S SMARTWATCH OPTIONS WIDEN AS HUAWEI BRINGS NEW MODELS TO U.S.
Premium Jewel and Elegant models designed with women in mind will retail for $499.99-$599.99 USD
PLANO, Texas [May 3, 2016]: Huawei Watch, the smartwatch collection known for its classic, high-end design, is expanding to include two new luxurious models for women on sale in the U.S. starting today.
Elegant and Jewel deliver the same timeless, uncompromising style and function that won acclaim for the original Huawei Watch models but are designed specifically with women in mind. A subtly curved watch body and a soft, thin Italian leather band make the watch even more comfortable on a woman's wrist. Both models are crafted in premium rose gold-plated stainless steel and available with a pearl white or sapphire blue band. Elegant features a clous de Paris pattern encircling the face, while Jewel sparkles thanks to being made with 68 SWAROVSKI ZIRCONIA. Plus, both models are preloaded with more than 40 watch faces, including 10 exclusive to Elegant and Jewel.
"We have seen great interest in Huawei Watch from men and women alike but want to give consumers more choices to match their personal style," said Yanyan Ji, vice president, head of marketing for Huawei Device USA. "With Elegant and Jewel, we are bringing more options that blend the practical function of a smartwatch with the flair of a fashionable accessory."
Inspired by traditional timepieces from the finest Swiss watchmakers, Huawei Watch is designed to look heirloom-worthy. It complements outfits for any occasion, whether it's an important business meeting or gala of the season. It also allows you to have fun customizing. Like all Huawei Watch models, Elegant and Jewel's bands can be easily swapped for a fresh look. Countless designer faces can be downloaded instantly from the Google Play store to suit your mood, and the screen will stay beautiful thanks to scratch-resistant sapphire crystal.
With the same best-in-class specs of the original Huawei Watch, Elegant and Jewel excel in work and play. Powered by the latest version of Android Wear™, Elegant and Jewel feature the latest in smartwatch technology: hands-free calling made possible through a speaker within the watch. Notifications for texts, emails, and apps are displayed on a sharp 400 x 400 AMOLED screen. Bluetooth™ connectivity for wireless headphones lets you listen to offline music downloads while you work out, and with voice commands capable of controlling music as well as navigation, plus heart rate and motion sensors, it's the perfect running companion. Huawei Watch is compatible with iOS and Android operating systems.
Elegant and Jewel were unveiled at CES 2016 and are available in the U.S. just in time for Mother's Day. They are available for purchase at Amazon.com, BestBuy.com and select Best Buy store locations, BHPhotoVideo.com, Google Play™ store and NewEgg.com. To learn more about Elegant and Jewel, or the entire Huawei Watch collection, visit http://consumer.huawei.com/minisite/worldwide/huawei-watch/for-ladies.htm
I'm just waiting for a model that doesn't get screen burn-in. I can't believe how bad the display model is at my local Best Buy.
Don't stare at the same screen 24/7 then you'll be ok.
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