Amazfit Verge smartwatch, Health Band 1S with ECG Sensor, Huangshan No. 1 AI wearable chip announced

Xiaomi’s eco system company Huami just introduced new Xiaomi products – Verge smartwatch, Health Band 1S and its first Huangshan No. 1 SoC for wearable devices. Both the smartwatch and smart band are water resistant, and have continuous heart rate monitoring. The band also comes with ECG  sensor to gather ECG data to identify health risks. The smartwatch has NFC support for payments.

Amazfit Verge specifications

  • 1.3-inch (360 x 360 pixels) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • 512MB RAM, 4GB eMMC
  • Dust and Water Resistant (IP68)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, NFC, GPS+GLONASS
  • Compatible with Android 4.4 devices or later, iOS 9.0 or later
  • Weight: 46g
  • Optical heart rate monitor (PPG)
  • Sensors:  Accelerometer,  Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, air pressure sensor, wearing detection sensor
  • 390mAh battery with up to 5 days of battery life

Amazfit Health Band 1S specifications

  • 1.42-inch OLED display
  • Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • Compatible with Android 4.4 devices or later, iOS 9.0 or later
  • Weight: 10g (without band)
  • Optical heart rate monitor (PPG)
  • Sensors:  Low power accelerometer sensor, ECG sensor
  • 95mAh battery with up to 7 days of battery life

The Amazfit Verge and Health Band 1S are priced at 799 yuan (US$ 116 / Rs. 8,430 approx.) and 699 yuan(US$ 101 / Rs. 7,370 approx.), respectively.

The Huangshan No. 1 is artificial intelligence SoC  with low power consumption has integrated AON (Always On) module, ultra-low-power sensor data collection module that can automatically transfer sensor data into the internal SRAM for faster and more stable data storage.  It can localize AI tasks, so the efficiency is greatly improved. It is clocked up to 240MHz and is manufactured using 55nm process. It will be shipped in the first half of 2019.


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