Huawei is joining the fray with the Watch GT, a familiar-looking smartwatch that, for some inexplicable reason, relies on a proprietary operating system instead of Wear OS. The company is making bold claims about the Watch GT’s 30-day battery life while emphasizing the device’s sports-tracking prowess. Given how much we liked Huawei’s previous watches, I was excited by its latest attempt. But based on my time with an early unit, I’m not sure the new smartwatch will stand out in this year’s crowded wearables space.

Update 10/22/2018: Huawei followed up after this video was posted to say that the watch is running on software that isn’t final

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