Xiaomi’s Huami introduces Amazfit smartwatch with heart rate sensor and GPS

Xiaomi Amazfit

Xiaomi’s sub-brand Huami has introduced its new Amazfit smartwatch in China. It has a 1.34-inch (320 x 300 pixels) circular display with scratch-resistant ceramic bezel and 1.2GHz dual-core processor. It has replaceable standard 22mm wristband and comes with IP67 ratings for water resistance. It also has GPS + GLONASS support. It also has a heart rate sensor on the back for real time heart rate measurement and syncs to phone over Bluetooth.

No details about the operating system yet, but it can be paired with Android 4.4 devices or later through Mi Sports app. iOS app will be released soon. It has 4GB of internal storage that lets you send songs to the watch over WiFi and play them using a Bluetooth headset.

Xiaomi Amazfit

It packs a 280mAh battery that promises up to 35 hours of usage in GPS mode, up to 5 days of battery life with normal use and up to 11.6 days of battery life if you just use it to track steps and time. The company has partnered with Sony, Broadcom, JDI and more for the watch.

Xiaomi Huami Amazfit smartwatch specifications

  • 1.34-inch (320 X 320 pixels) low-power display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • 512MB RAM, 4GB eMMC
  • Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wi-Fi
  • Compatible with Android 4.4 devices or later
  • Weight: 53.7g
  • Optical heart rate monitor (PPG)
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope
  • 280mAh battery

The Amazfit smartwatch comes in black color with black and red bands and is priced at 799 yuan (US$ 120 / Rs. 8020 approx.) in China.


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