HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series is now available. It is the first Huawei’s eSIM smartwatch, and running on HarmonyOS. If you purchase now, you can enjoy free gifts worth S$126.
I am actually holding a review set right now. Will do a full review soon. In the meanwhile, you might want to take note that there are 3 models in the WATCH 3 Series. They are the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Active Edition, HUAWEI WATCH 3 Classic Edition and the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro Classic Edition.
Technically, the WATCH 3 Active and Classic are similar except for the wrist band (and pricing). The WATCH 3 PRO Classic comes with longer battery life and higher price tag.
All of them are eSIM enabled. Pricing are as follows: –
- HUAWEI WATCH 3 Active Edition: S$548 (Comes with Black fluoroelastomer strap)
- HUAWEI WATCH 3 Classic Edition: S$598 (Comes with Brown leather strap)
- HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro Classic Edition: S$698 (Comes with Brown leather strap)
If you have owned a Huawei Smartwatch before, do take note that the WATCH Series 3 has only 3 days of battery life (smart mode) for the Active and Classic version and 5 days of battery life for the Pro Classic version.
This is something that you need to get used too. However, if you compare it with competitors’ smartwatch in the market, they are comparable or slightly better.
Check out the Press Release for more details.
Huawei launches flagship eSIM smartwatch HUAWEI Watch 3 Series powered by HarmonyOS in Singapore
- HUAWEI WATCH 3, Huawei’s first smartwatch to support eSIM technology to launch in Singapore from 6 August 2021.
- New flagship smartwatch series powered by HarmonyOS delivers enhanced user interaction and connectivity.
- Huawei is partnering with various local app developers for users to enjoy greater convenience in daily navigation and lifestyle needs on the new smartwatch series.
SINGAPORE, 4 AUGUST 2021 – Huawei today announced the launch of its revolutionary flagship smartwatch, HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series is powered by HarmonyOS, creating a new smart interactive experience on the wrist and turning the smartwatch to a smart assistant and health centre.
HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series offers a fast interactive response, comprehensive control, smart experience and other new health features like skin temperature detection, handwashing detection and fall detection. Comprising of three variants: the Active Edition, Classic Edition and Pro Classic Edition, these new smartwatches aim to bring a better quality of life to users with a more comprehensive, real-time and convenient life experience.
HarmonyOS also introduces a whole-new user interface with a grid launcher app menu, which complements the 3D rotating crown to deliver a smoother and more intuitive user experience. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series debuts with a more expansive selection of watch faces and watch straps that provide options for users to personalize their smartwatch and create the perfect accessory to go with any outfit.
Ultra-long battery life for all-day health monitoring
The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro Edition supports a 5-day long battery life in smart mode and 21 days in ultra-long battery life mode. Meanwhile, the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Active and Classic Edition can achieve 3-day long battery life in smart mode, and 14 days in ultra-long battery life mode.
Longer battery life ensures that users can wear it all day, use it continuously, and use it all the time even during sleep. Whether users are wearing it for workouts, meetings, or sleeping, HUAWEI WATCH 3 is always connected and offers support.
On top of the outstanding features of Huawei’s wearables, the HUAWEI WATCH 3 is programmed with over 100 workout modes and includes a high precision temperature sensor and various detection capabilities to help users monitor their workout progress and health conditions. Features include skin temperature detection, fall detection and SOS alert, handwashing detection, as well as scientific health tracking for SpO2, heart rate, sleep quality and stress monitoring.
Independent Intelligence like a Smartphone
HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series supports a standalone LTE communication system to help users stay connected in any situation. Users can make and receive crystal clear voice calls from the HUAWEI Watch 3 Series with its own number from a dedicated eSIM plan, without having to carry the smartphone around. Enjoy the convenience of all important notifications, apps, music and fitness tracking at a glance on the HUAWEI Watch 3 Series. Besides that, users can also answer incoming MeeTime calls through Wi-Fi and data on either the smartwatch or smartphone by tapping the notification on the device of their choice.
By swiping right on the home screen, HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series enables smartphone music playback and volume control. When you are streaming music on a Huawei smartphone, you can use the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series as a dedicated control panel. Raise your wrist to get the full picture – be it for volume adjustment, playback control or the playlist.
Tune-in to the latest music with meLISTEN on HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series
HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series also comes pre-installed with AppGallery, where users can download third-party apps. At present, Huawei has partnered with meLISTEN, Mediacorp’s digital audio service to provide free, on-the-go streaming of Singapore’s number one radio network. With meLISTEN installed on the HUAWEI WATCH 3, users can connect with their favourite DJs and listen to the top FM radio stations in Singapore. When paired with Bluetooth smart audio devices such as the new HUAWEI FreeBuds 4, users can discover the latest music and stay on top of the news with high resolution sound quality
Practice self-care on HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series
With the all-new HUAWEI WATCH 3, users will now be able to better manage their child’s device screen time, safety online and help keep their eyes healthy. Huawei is currently partnering with Plano, a Healthtech company that aims to better manage device use behaviour and myopia (also known as short-sightedness) in families worldwide, to offer its users lifestime premium membership and double reward points when users download and register on the planoApp from the Huawei AppGallery. The Huawei Gift Centre will also offer a book from the bestselling series (The Plano Adventures) worth $12 for FREE, where children can learn about myopia and device screen time in a fun and empowering way.
Users can also take a break and enjoy some time away from work through the Journey application, a digital self-care journal that will improve your mental wellbeing in the long run. Aside from documenting daily memories, the application is well inducted into the HUAWEI Watch 3 Series to allow users to view their old entries and photos, and to share them with their close friends.
Navigation — right on your wrist
SG BusLeh, a popular app for checking bus arrival timings in Singapore is available on the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series. With SG BusLeh, commuters can easily plan their journey from their wrist by navigating nearby bus-stops and checking bus arrival information.
If users are looking for a sustainable and eco-friendly way of travelling, Anywheel is a micro-mobility sharing services of bikes that can cater to users’ needs, making their commute a little faster, and the world a little greener. With the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series, Anywheel’s streamlined watch application enhances convenience for users by providing useful trip information such as distance, duration, as well as charges at the ease of their wrists.
Anywheel is also Huawei’s preferred partner and the first micro mobility app available in the Huawei Watch Southeast Asia ecosystem. The first 1000 new users will receive an Anywheel 7-Day Pass when they download the application from AppGallery with a first top up of a minimum value of SGD10.
Explore more with Petal Maps
Boasting many new features, the all-new Petal Maps is also now available on the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series, making convenient navigation more accessible than ever for users – just with a glance on their wrist.
With the arrival of the latest HUAWEI WATCH 3, Huawei is committed to create the best user experience by working with local partners to support various apps for health and fitness, music, navigation and news. Partnering with MeLISTEN, Journey, Plano, SG BusLeh and Anywheel, Huawei aims to provide an immersive and extensive experience for users. Global lifestyle applications that the HUAWEI Watch 3 Series provides include:
- Plus Messenger
- iTranslate Translator
- Home Workout and more
Users can look forward to a wider selection of apps for download on the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series in the near future.
Local Availability and Pricing
From 6 August 2021, the HUAWEI WATCH 3 Series will be available at all Huawei Authorised Stores, selected consumer electronic stores*, official telecommunication operator Singtel, as well as official online stores on Lazada and Shopee.
At launch, customers will receive a free watch strap in Olive Green and HUAWEI SuperCharge Wireless Charger (27W) worth $126 in total with every purchase of the HUAWEI WATCH 3, while stocks last.
|Product||Colour(s) available||Retail Price (SGD)|
|HUAWEI WATCH 3 Active Edition||Black (fluoroelastomer strap)||$548|
|HUAWEI WATCH 3 Classic Edition||Brown (leather strap)||$598|
|HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro Classic Edition||Brown (leather strap)||$698|
*Selected consumer electronic stores include:
About Huawei Consumer BG
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world’s population. Sixteen R&D centres have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables, and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on almost 30 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world. For more information please visit: https://consumer.huawei.com/sg/ or find us @huawei.sg on Instagram and @huaweimobilesg on Facebook and YouTube.
 Data from Huawei labs. Actual battery performance may vary.
 Only supported after OTA programming upgrade. This feature is not designed to be a medical device, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. All data and measurements should be used for personal reference only.
 Needs to be manually set up by the user. To use Emergency SOS on a HUAWEI Watch without cellular, your mobile phone needs to be within Bluetooth connection distance.
 eSIM service has to be activated on the smartphone via Huawei Health app.
 The HUAWEI Watch 3 Series currently does not support sending text messages from the watch.
 Supported in HUAWEI Music after OTA update. Music playlist synchronization requires the same HUAWEI ID. This feature does not support iOS smartphone.
 The availability of third-party apps varies in each region. Please refer to the smartwatch’s AppGallery in your market for further details.