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HUAWEI Watch might not be available until September or October
HUAWEI first unveiled its Android Wear-powered Watch way back in May, though the company never really gave us a solid timeframe as to when we can expect the device to hit retail shelves. Now that it’s been a few months since the HUAWEI Watch has been official, one could assume that HUAWEI is gearing up to sell the device sometime soon. But according to a new report, we might have to wait a little bit longer.
A recent report out of a Chinese media outlet claims that HUAWEI is pushing back the original launch date of the Watch until September or October, due to “incompatibility issues with Android Wear“. This could mean any number of things, but unfortunately the report didn’t directly expand on the company’s problems.
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HUAWEI is most likely trying to sell the device in China, a country where Google services aren’t readily available to consumers. Android Wear is of course heavily reliant on Google services, so this could pose an obvious problem for the Chinese market. Even so, we haven’t heard anything official from HUAWEI, so we might need to wait until we make our judgements.
It should be noted that the report stresses the Watch’s delay in the Chinese market, so it’s possible that China will be the only country affected by the delay. We’ll be sure to let you know if we hear anything in the coming days regarding the Watch.