The Honor MagicWatch 2 has officially hit the Nepalese market. A descendant to MagicWatch from last year, the Honor MagicWatch 2 brings upgrade over the display, processor, fitness modes, and the battery. Let’s now quickly jump into the specifications.
Starting with the display, the MagicWatch 2 flaunts a 1.39-inch AMOLED screen with a 454 x 454 pixels resolution; the precursor bearing a 1.2-inch display. However, the new one still has a 42mm variant with the same 1.2-inch screen. And the other 46mm variant carries a 1.39-inch screen. Similarly, the bezels do look thinner in the new on. Both the variants are built with 361L stainless steel.
The design language pretty much stays the same. The dial comprises a tachymeter that you completely miss in the 42mm version. Similarly, on the right side of both the variants are the two control buttons.
Moving on, MagicWatch 2 gets the new Kirin A1 processor alongside a 4GB of storage.
As said earlier, the watch brings an upgrade in fitness modes. Be it the 24-hour heart rate tracking system, calorie tracker, distance tracker, sleep tracker, etc. It also brings the Huawei TruRelax that helps with your sleep patterns and is acclaimed to help tackle your stress as well. Again, with Huawei TruSeen, it’s said to better understand the swim performance and measure your heart rate accurately including SWOLF, distance, calories, and speed. It gets 5ATM water resistance.
Furthermore, you can use it during workout sessions making use of its 15 different modes, which Honor calls ’15 Goal-Based Fitness Modes’. Moreover, there is a built-in running app with 13 different running courses and real-time VoiceOver guidance. Well, there are more of these including Safe Training with VO2Max feature and so on.
The new MagicWatch 2 (46mm variant) comes with a 455mAh cell, which, as claimed provides 14 days of battery backup once fully charged. This assertion relies on a 90 min GPS tracking during workouts along with a 30 mins call and an added 30 min music playback each week. While the 42mm version lasts just for a week.
Other features include a built-in speaker and microphone, Bluetooth 5.1, and the sensors — accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, and compass.
Regarding colors, the 46mm MagicWatch 2 comes in Carbon Black and Flax Brown while the 42mm version comes in Agate Black and Sakura Gold colors.
Finally, the Honor MagicWatch 2 (46mm variant) costs Rs. 25,999 in Nepal. The device and the Huawei Watch GT 2 share some similar specifications including the processor itself. And with the Watch GT 2 available at around Rs. 28,500 in Nepal, the pricing of the new MagicWatch 2 seems aggressive in the Nepalese market among other competitors as well.