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4 things Huawei Watch does that Apple Watch can't

Al Sacco | Oct. 26, 2015
The Apple Watch is the hottest smartwatch on the market, but Huawei hopes to turn the tables with its high-powered Android timepiece. Here are four ways the Huawei Watch outshines the Apple Watch.

4) Huawei Watch works with Android AND iPhone; Apple Watch doesn't 

Thanks to the Android Wear iOS app from Google, the Huawei Watch works with iPhones in addition to Androids. No comparable iOS app or other option exists for the Apple Watch, so it can be used only with Apple smartphones. 

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iPhone 6s Plus and Huawei Watch. Credit: Brian Sacco

In other words, if you want to use an Apple Watch, you have to purchase an Apple smartphone. However, you can use the Huawei Watch alongside many different Android devices, as well as any iPhone 5 or newer, running iOS 8.2 or higher.

Once more, this is only one side of the Huawei-Watch-vs.-Apple-Watch tale. For the rest of the story, read, "4 things Apple Watch does that Huawei Watch can't."

You can learn more about Huawei's Watch on the company's website, and has all the goods on the Apple Watch.


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