It seems that Xiaomi is spreading its reach in larger horizons. Recently, Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami announced the launch of its Amazfit Bip and Amazfit Stratos smartwatches in India. Now, this is quite significant as this launch occurred days after the India launch was teased by the phone maker. Also, the more affordable of the lot, priced at ₹5,499, Amazfit Bip sports an Always-On display and is claimed to offer a battery life of 45 days. Now, talking of the other one, the Amazfit Stratos, with a circular display, is the more premium of the lot that arrives with a price tag of ₹15,999. Both of these are already available on Flipkart.
The Amazfit Bip comes in four color variants listing, Cinnabar Red, Kokoda Green, Onyx Black, and White Cloud. However, Amazfit Stratos is available in only a single Black color option.
Huami Amazfit Bip: Specifications
The Huami Amazfit Bip boasts of a 1.28-inch transreflective always-on color display with a resolution of 176×176 pixels, 2.5D curved glass, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Sensors onboard the smartwatch lists 3-axis acceleration sensor, a barometer, electronic compass, GPS, geomagnetic sensor, and optical (PPG) heart rate sensor. It also has IP68 dust and water resistance rating. When used in the basic Watch mode, the 190mAh battery in the Amazfit Bip claims to last up to 4 months on a single full charge that takes about 2.5 hours.
Compatible with both Android and iOS handsets, this Huami-branded Amazfit Bip smartwatch can be paired with smartphones using the Mi-Fit 3.0 app. This weighs only 31 grams, including the 20mm standard width changeable watch band.
Huami Amazfit Stratos: Specifications
Talking of this one, the Huami Amazfit Stratos bears a 1.34-inch always-on transflective color LCD panel with a resolution of 320×300 pixels, 2.5D curved glass, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz SoC, coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of ROM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, and GLONASS. Sensors on this smartwatch include an air pressure sensor, ambient light sensor, barometer, geomagnetic sensor, gyroscope, an optical (PPG) heart rate sensor, and a tri-axis accelerometer.
It has a water resistance rating of 5 ATM or about 50 meters. There is a 290mAh battery under the hood, which claims to offer a battery life of 5 days with regular use. Like the Amazfit Bip, the Stratos is also compatible with Android and iOS smartphones using the Mi-Fit 3.0 app, weighing almost 70 grams.