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Huawei Watch preorders suggest Android Wear will soon support iPhone

The Huawei Watch, another nice-looking, round Android Wear smartwatch, is now up for preorder at Amazon. Pricing starts at $349 for a stainless steel model with black leather strap and goes all the way up to $799 for a gold-plated stainless steel watch with matching gold-plated steel band. That's soundly Apple Watch territory, so it'll be interesting to see what type of demand exists for an ultra-premium Android Wear device. Amazon says the Huawei Watch will begin shipping September 2nd.


The $799.99 gold-plated Huawei Watch

But perhaps more interestingly, the Huawei Watch's item page says the watch is compatible with "iOS 8.2" or later (along with the regular Android requirements). The Verge has previously reported on Google's plans to support Apple's iPhone with Android Wear, and Huawei is backing that up here — though the listing could be incorrect. We've reached out to both companies for comment.


Update Saturday August 29th, 1:28PM ET: in a statement provided to Android Police, Huawei calls the above listing "incorrect information," but says that more details will be revealed next week.