The smartwatch boasts a battery life of up to two weeks and is available in two designs – Sport and Classic. Photo: Huawei.

CAPE TOWN – Huawei has announced that the new Watch GT smartwatch which was launched earlier this month will be available in South Africa later this year.

According to Huawei South Africa chief technology officer Akhram Mohamed, it will be available for purchase in South Africa from early December.

The smartwatch has a 1.39-inch AMOLED display that is slim, lightweight and includes a number of exercise-related software features.

Huawei’s Watch GT is water resistant up to 50m and includes a variety of sensors which can measure heart rate, movement, atmospheric pressure, and sleep patterns.

The device also comes with a RAM of 16MB and has storage space of up to 128MB.

The smartwatch boasts a battery life of up to two weeks and is available in two designs – Sport and Classic.

The two models of the Watch GT will be priced as follows:

  • Watch GT Classic – R5,499

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