Updated 18 Sep 2018

Huawei

Watch

Snapshot: The Huawei Watch is not waterproof and has no GPS. It works with both iOS and Android phones.

Watch
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$695

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Test results

Overall score
56
Fitness functions
?/10
Smart functions
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Battery
?/10

Good points

  • Good for smart functions.
  • OK to use.
  • OK features.
  • Works with both iOS and Android.

But

  • Just OK for fitness functions.
  • Somewhat inaccurate fitness sensors.
  • Poor for apps.
  • Poor battery.
  • Is not water resistant.
  • Doesn't have GPS.

How we test

Overall score is based on:

Fitness functions (25%). Includes sleep tracking and assessments of fitness apps. Also includes Sensor accuracy which assesses the precision of sensors such as heart rate monitors and step counters.

Smart functions (25%). Includes phone functions, social media and voice recognition.

Ease of use (25%). Includes set-up, usability, and build quality.

Battery (15%). Includes battery life and recharge time.

App (5%). Assesses base app on phone.

Features (5%). Assesses available features.

Price is based on a September 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$695
Type
Smartwatch

More test results (/10)

Apps
3.5
Features
6.6
Sensor accuracy
4.8
Heart rate accuracy
4.7

Brand survey results

Brand reliability (%)
n/a
Brand satisfaction (%)
n/a

Specifications

Weight (g)
58
Battery life (tested, hours)
48
Time to fully charge from 0% (mins)
83
Charge gained from 0% in 30 minutes (%)
44%

Features

Heart-rate monitor
Yes
Sleep tracker
Yes
Water resistant
No
Can swim with
No
Bluetooth
Yes
NFC
No
GPS
No
Works with iOS
Yes
Works with Android
Yes
Touchscreen
Yes
Clock display
Yes
Text message notification/read/reply
Yes / Yes / Yes
Make and receive calls
Yes
Music control
Yes
Navigation
Yes
Control phone camera
No