Honor Magic Watch 2 powered by Kirin A1 chipset goes official with 14-day battery life

Along with the Honor V30 series smartphones, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has also launched its new smartwatch — Honor Magic Watch 2. The smartwatch is made of 361L stainless steel and comes in two sizes — 42mm and 46mm.

Coming to the specifications, the Honor Magic 2 42mm model features a smaller 1.2-inch circular display (390 x 390 pixels) while the 46mm model gets a relatively larger 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 454 x 454 pixels screen resolution.

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Under the hood, the device comes powered by the company’s recently launched Kirin A1 chipset. It packs 4 GB of internal storage of which around 2 GB can be used by the user to store music.

The smartwatch has GPS, 15 fitness modes and a virtual pace-setter that helps users keep up with their target time. There is heart rate monitor, sleep schedule and stress tracker as well. It can also calculate the SWOLF score – which is the sum of the number of strokes and seconds you needed to swim one length of the pool.

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Thanks to the Kirin A1 chipset, the device connects via Bluetooth 5.1 and is claimed to be a functional from even 150 meters away. It is compatible with devices running Android 4.4 and above as well as iOS 9.0 and above. The Honor Magic Watch 2 is powered by a 455 mAh battery that promises to offer around 14 days of battery life.

The Honor Magic Watch 2 comes in two color options — Black and Brown. It is priced at 1,099 yuan (~₹11,175) for the 42mm model with silicone band while the 42mm leather band model costs 1,399 yuan (~₹14,225).

On the other hand, the 46mm silicone band version costs 1,199 yuan (~₹12,185) and the leather version of the same costs 1,399 yuan (~₹14,225). The device will go on sale in China from 12th December.