Published: Thu, September 20, 2018
IT | By Lester Massey

Huami Amazfit Verge - price, features, photos

Huami Amazfit Verge - price, features, photos

Huami has now announced a new Amazfit Verge smartwatch, fitness-centric Health Band 1S wearable, and Huangshan No. 1 wearable-specific chipset via a post on China's Weibo. As some of its key features, the Huami Verge Smartwatch comes with 1.3-inch circular AMOLED display with a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels. The smartwatch flaunts all-day heart rate monitoring, NFC-based payment system and integrated GPS as its highlights.

Amazfit Verge made of reinforced plastic and has a removable silicone strap. A 1.2GHz dual-core SoC powers the device along with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage. Note that the watch is IP68 certified, but you can't swim with it. That OS means a built-in Xiao AI voice assistant. The watch can detect and inform the user about abnormal heart rate patterns too. The Amazfit Verge comes with an array of sensors which include Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, air pressure sensor and wearing detection sensor.

The Amazfit Verge comes with a high precision optical sensor that is claimed to offer up to 98 per cent accuracy and up to 80 per cent reduced power consumption over competing products. The watch is also equipped with NFC and NFC-based payment services. On the other hand, the smartwatch comes with NFC support for making payments. For starters, the Amazfit Verge seems to fall much more in line with features found in a watch built around Google's Wear OS, although that particular OS isn't found here. You can even add custom watch faces. Now, the company has gone ahead and launched its latest - Huami Amazfit Verge in its home market. But if you are going to keep your phone connected (WeChat and other app notifications supported) as well as use its sports mode on a daily basis, expect the battery life to drop to some extent. Rs 8,400) and will go on sale starting Today, September 17 via JingDong and Tmall in Sky Gray color.

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