Published On: Thu, Jan 26th, 2017

[Updated: HTC Denies Rumours] HTC’s First Android Wear Smartwatch ‘Halfbeak’ Leaks In Images

A new trickle about HTC’s arriving Android Wear smartwatch has done a approach to a Chinese amicable media website – Weibo. This new trickle shows off a cinema of a smartwatch, codenamed – “Halfbeak.”

The images of a arriving HTC wearable uncover several facilities that will be a partial of a package. Just like other smartwatches on a market, a HTC Halfbeak also comes with a heart rate sensor. Other information that is flattering apparent is a round figure of a watch, like a Moto 360. Talking about other watches, a arrangement fortitude on a HTC smartwatch is 360×360 pixel that is tolerably aloft than other stream smartwatches.

Moreover, a HTC Halfbeak also carries an Under Armor trademark on a behind panel, placed above HTC logo. Interestingly, HTC and Under Armor had collaborated for another plan (UA Healthbox) in a year 2016, so it is apparent with a trademark that they have partnered again. One of a leaked images shows that a HTC smartwatch runs on Android Wear 1.x. Now, with Android Wear 2.0 chronicle launch sneaking around a dilemma (sometime in February) we can wish HTC Halfbeak to ascent to a latest chronicle shortly or maybe come using it out-of-the-box.

It is still misleading either HTC Halfbeak comes with a cosmetic physique or metal. In one of a images, we could see steel chamfered corner around a display, nonetheless other tools of a smartwatch demeanour like plastic. Also, Under Armour branding on a watch hints that HTC competence marketplace it as a aptness Android Wear, like a Moto 360 Sport.

Until now, there is no fact per a launch timeline for HTC Halfbeak, though we can design a smartwatch to be denounced during a arriving Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, in Barcelona. It could also meant that HTC competence face worse foe as there will be other makers during a eventuality who will be phenomenon their new wearables.

At a CES 2016, Under Armour rope was introduced that was a re-branded HTC Grip. Sadly, a rope unsuccessful to stir a aptness wearable enthusiasts due to a abominable arrangement and quality. Now that HTC is entrance behind in a game, we wish that Halfbeak proves to be a estimable contender among smartwatches by Apple, Samsung, Garmin, and others.

UPDATE: In a matter done to Android Police, HTC has squashed all a rumours surrounding HTC Halfbeak. The association pronounced – “We’re not going to have an Android watch.” Also, a leaked cinema of HTC Halfbeak that flush on a internet are of an aged antecedent that has not been underneath growth for long.

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