Xiaomi’s sub-brand Huami is known for making budget-friendly smartwatches. The company just launched a new smartwatch called Huami Amazfit Verge – a fine-looking smartwatch that comes with all the essential fitness sensors as well as a round AMOLED display. It is also touted to deliver as much as five days of battery life on a single charge.
The circular 1.3-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 360 x 360 is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. The body is very lightweight, weighing only 46g and the thickness is 12.6mm.
The watch is powered by Huami’s own operating system. It has a 1.2 Gh dual-core processor, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage. The device is equipped with a GPS and GLONASS module to precisely track your walking and running, WiFI and Bluetooth 4.0. In additional to the usual sensors Amazfit Verge has a geomagnetic sensor and an air pressure sensor.
The smartwatch comes with Xiaomi’s proprietary Xiao AI voice assistant. Amazfit Verge also has 11 different modes for activity tracking. When connected with a compatible Android smartphone, the Amazfit Verge is also capable of enabling voice call support.
The built-in microphone and a loudspeaker allow you to accept incoming calls on your phone. If you don’t want to answer a call, the Xiao voice assistant can do it for you.
This Amazfit watch also integrates with the Mijia ecosystem of smart home gadgets, which means you can control the Yi lights, air conditioners, wall sockets, smart robots, air purifiers and rice cookers in your smart home.
Similar to other smartwatches, the Amazfit Verge supports a variety of watch faces. The WeChat integration enables you to send messages to your friends or receive their messages – without using your smartphone.
Here are more features:
- Built-in GPS
- Heart rate sensor
- NFC for mobile payments via AliPay
- IP68 waterproofing
The Huami Amazfit Verge is available in three colors. You can find it on JD.com and Tmall.
The retail price for the Amazfit Verge is CNY 800 ($115/€100).