Huawei's Watch 'for ladies' prices are in... and they're not cheap

Huawei Watch Jewel
They sure are shiny

Whether or not you think Huawei's decision to create 'for ladies' smartwatches was a smart move, pricing has been announced for the new and bling-tastic Huawei Watch Jewel and Huawei Watch Elegant – and they ain't cheap.

This duo were unveiled at CES 2016, and combine the smarts of the Huawei Watch with a sleeker design, with the Jewel sporting 68 1.5mm Swarovski crystals and both watches featuring rose-gold bodies.

If they sound pricey, well, that's because they are. Online retailer Mobile Fun has just listed them at £349/$414.99 (around AU$599) for the Huawei Watch Elegant and £419/$497.99 (roughly AU$718) for the Huawei Watch Jewel.

A timely expense

That makes them quite a lot more expensive than the £299/$349.99/AU$549 Huawei Watch, and also higher in price than the entry level Apple Watch. But then again, crystals.

So what do you get for your money, other than a whole lot of bling? Well, the specs are the same as for the cheaper Huawei Watch, so you're looking at a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 512MB of RAM, a 300mAh battery and Android Wear on board.

Despite the shinier styling they're also exactly the same size as the Huawei Watch, with big 1.4-inch screens, so it's clear that the only thing that makes these 'for women' is the addition of some sparkle.


James Rogerson

James is a freelance phones, tablets and wearables writer and sub-editor at TechRadar. He has a love for everything ‘smart’, from watches to lights, and can often be found arguing with AI assistants or drowning in the latest apps. James also contributes to, and and has written for T3, Digital Camera World, Clarity Media and others, with work on the web, in print and on TV.