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HONOR Magic Watch 2 review: This is what we thought about the new smart watch from the Huawei sub brand

HONOR Magic Watch 2: from accurate fitness tracking to a super long battery life, our review of the new smartwatch (which currently has a £ 20 discount on Amazon)

If you are looking for a new smartwatch, the Honor Magic Watch 2 might be a good choice.

Successor to the Honor Watch Magic, this sporty smartwatch is the latest venture from Huawei for portable technology, in addition to its sleek Honor Band devices. The 46 mm smart watch and 42 mm model launched last month.

Unlike other budget smart watches, the Honor Magic Watch 2 does not sacrifice its high-quality design, nor does it reduce the number of built-in functions that a luxury smart watch could offer.

The Honor Magic Watch 2 is the newest portable brand of the Huawei sub brand

The Honor Magic Watch 2 is the newest portable brand of the Huawei sub brand

Amazon is currently treating you with a £ 20 discount on the device – a saving of 13 percent. The combination of functions for daily moments and a sporty lifestyle, the Honor Magic Watch 2 is packed with useful technology.

This includes Bluetooth calls, phone notifications, wireless music playback and built-in apps to track fitness, sleep, stress and more.

The 1.39-inch AMOLED touchscreen is always on, so you can view the time at a glance without having to wait for the screen to become brighter. You can also opt for personalized watch faces and save your own photos on the smartwatch.

With the smartwatch’s activity and fitness tracker throughout the day, you can gather insights into your heart rate, calories burned and number of steps.

It also has 15 goal-based fitness modes and can follow outdoor sports and activities such as running, walking, hiking, trail runs, cycling, swimming in open water and triathlons.

Whether you are new to running or experienced, the built-in Running Courses app with real-time VoiceOver guidance can improve your endurance with 13 different running courses.

The GPS and GLONASS tracking system allows you to record outdoor rides, as well as your general outdoor activities. This provides data so that you know exactly where you are and what your progress is on hiking trails or marathons.

Huawei TruSleep technology means that the watch can scientifically track six sleep disorders by following your heart rate and breathing

Huawei TruSleep technology means that the watch can scientifically track six sleep disorders by following your heart rate and breathing

The Honor Magic Watch 2 is water resistant to 50 meters

The Honor Magic Watch 2 is water resistant to 50 meters

The Honor Magic Watch 2 is water resistant to 50 meters and the all-new Huawei TruSeen technology helps you measure your heart rate while swimming

The Honor Magic Watch 2 is water resistant to 50 meters and the all-new Huawei TruSeen technology helps you to measure your heart rate while swimming. You can also follow SWOLF, distance, calories and speed to help you better understand your swimming performance.

The Huawei TruSleep technology of the watch means that it can scientifically track six sleep disorders by following your heart rate and breathing.

You can also check your sleep quality with information about your deep sleep, REM sleep and light sleep. The device also features Huawei TruRelax technology, including breathing exercises and stress monitoring.

Thanks to the all-new Huawei Kirin A1 chipset, the Honor Magic Watch 2 has an impressive long battery life that can last up to two weeks after a single charge.

Overall, the Honor Magic Watch 2The range of everyday functions and fitness functions is ideal for a modern lifestyle, whether you are sporty or just want a watch that does more than just show the time.

We loved the ability to personalize watch faces, but hope in the future that the music playback feature will also be compatible with iOS.

The battery certainly met the longevity of the brand and the built-in technology such as the number of steps, calories burned, heart rate monitor, TruSleep and TruRelax all proved to be both accurate and incredibly insightful.

The smartwatch was easily linked to your smartphone via the Huawei Health app and health and fitness data was updated incredibly quickly between devices.

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