Huawei recently announced its Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 X smartphones internationally but soon after that it confirmed that the devices won’t be available for purchase officially in the United States.
Now, the company has announced two new wearable devices — Huawei Band 3 Pro and Huawei Band 3e for sale in the US. This comes at a time when the company is facing scrutiny from the US government due to escalating trade war.
The Huawei Band 3 Pro fitness tracker comes with an ergonomically designed metallic body and a silicone rubber wristband. It features a 0.95-inch AMOLED touchscreen display and is 50ATM rated that offers up to 50 meters of water resistance.
The device is packed with a 100mAh battery which is claimed to provide seven hours of usage with GPS tracking turned on. Thanks to the AI and TruSeen 3.0 heart monitoring system, it offers accurate heart rate readings. Other functions include sleep monitoring, swimming tracker, sports tracking and coaching.
Once paired with a smartphone, the wearable device will offer features like notifications for incoming calls and messages, reject calls, Find my Phone, photo time and remote. It can be availed in colors like Obsidian Black, Space Blue and Quicksand Gold.
The Huawei Band 3e is more of an entry-level offering which comes with basic fitness tracking and intelligent notifications. It is fitted with a 0.5-inch PMOLED screen and the smart band is water resistant up to 50 meters, which makes it safe to use in the pool. The device, which comes with sleep monitoring technology. It offers an impressive 14 days of battery life in “typical use.”
Both the devices It will be available for purchase in the US through Amazon, B&H Photo Video, and Newegg and will soon be followed by the likes of Circuit City, Office Depot, Adorama, Rakuten, and Tiger Direct. While the Huawei Band 3 Pro is priced at $69.99, the Band 3e costs $29.99.