At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the booth of Chinese mobile phone and equipment maker Huawei, “the carnival barker approach was used to highlight the company’s smartwatch, called simply the ‘Huawei Watch,'” Tiernan Ray reports for Barron’s.
MacDailyNews Take: Gee, it’s a race for who’s come up with the most original name this week: Samsung Pay or Huawei Watch? We’ll call it a tie steeped in unimaginative fecklessness.
“A presenter stood in front of a projection of a slide showing four competing smartwatches as a crowd gathered to hear him talk about why they were not as good as Huawei’s. The devices attacked included Apple’s forthcoming Apple Watch,” Ray reports. “The speaker noted their general weakness: ‘geeky, clumsy design.'”
More details and photos in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Check out the full article to see more angles of the Huawei Watch. As one commenter (Duncan) said over at Barron’s, from the side, it does indeed look “like a dog dish.”
Perhaps, like the South Koreans, the Chinese should stick to blatantly copying Apple products? Too bad for all of them that they’ll never be able to copy Apple’s ecosystem.