Huawei teases the launch of the new Watch GT Runner on Weibo
Huawei has scheduled another non-smartphone launch for late 2021. This one is for a new addition to the popular Watch GT line. The OEM has revealed that this upcoming wearable will, like some of its newer siblings, have a large circular display and run on HarmonyOS. However, the Runner is also slated to vary in that it will be pitched at a much more specific kind of user-base than usual.
Huawei has already strongly hinted that the upcoming Watch GT variant will do so with a possibly new UI geared toward the display, tracking, analysis and storage of running data over time, as well as a band made of ostensibly exercise-friendly material rather than the metal or leather of some premium-tier SKUs.
Meanwhile, the leaker WHYLAB claims to have gotten their hands on further teaser material that points to GPS components (industry-first "floating" antennae, for example) that are enhanced by up to 135% in the Runner.
The tipster also claims to have heard that this improved spec will confer "dual-frequency five-star precise positioning" on the GT Runner, thus allowing it greater accuracy while its marathon and track performance-related features are active. Huawei may confirm or deny these hints on November 17, 2021 during the smartwatch's Chinese-market launch.