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Huawei Watch 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch 3: The better option

Huawei Watch 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch 3: The better option

The smartwatch industry is gaining pace with more OEMs joining the party. After Samsung, which has been a fiercer competitor for the Apple Watch, the likes of OnePlus and now Huawei is trying to make inroads. To present a viable option, Chinese tech giant Huawei has announced its first smartwatch running the in-house HarmonyOS. Dubbed Huawei Watch 3, it has launched alongside a Pro variant.

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Huawei Watch 3 puts HarmonyOS and LTE on your wrist

Huawei Watch 3 puts HarmonyOS and LTE on your wrist

Huawei today announced the Huawei Watch 3, its first smartwatch running HarmonyOS as opposed to other smartwatch operating systems such as Android Wear or Huawei's own LiteOS. As described today, the Huawei Watch 3 comes with a feature set that you'd more or less expect out of a modern smartwatch, though there are some extras like eSIM functionality and LTE connectivity that will help make it feel like more of a standalone device.

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Huawei HarmonyOS deep-dive exposes Android smoke & mirrors

Huawei HarmonyOS deep-dive exposes Android smoke & mirrors

Huawei's much-vaunted HarmonyOS, the Android-replacing operating system it plans to use as a workaround to its placement on the US trade block list, isn't quite the masterpiece of in-house development the company claims, a new beta deep-dive has revealed. The Chinese electronics giant has faced an uphill struggle in phones, smart home tech, and other devices over the past year or so, after being placed on the US entity list preventing it from doing business with American companies.

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Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 “super devices” pave way for future without Google

Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 “super devices” pave way for future without Google

The way Huawei speaks about the newest version of HarmonyOS, you'd think they didn't need Google at all. HarmonyOS is the operating system Huawei is using to diverge away from the OS they've used most commonly on smartphones so far: Google's Android. With the release of HarmonyOS 2.0, Huawei's broken past the point of "will it work" straight into "Google might be worried."

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Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 beta release dates revealed to battle Android and iOS

Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 beta release dates revealed to battle Android and iOS

Huawei appears to be in a position now to bring heat to their biggest competitors in Google and Apple. Whether or not by necessity, Huawei's moving forward with their alternative to Android, HarmonyOS, with a version of the operating system coming to smartphones this December. That means that before the end of 2020, Huawei's releasing their biggest stand-alone effort in the smartphone market yet.

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