Xiaomi Amazfit GTR Smartwatch With AMOLED Display Launched
On the 16th of July, Xiaomi backed wearable company Huami launched three variants of the Amazfit GTR smartwatch in China. The suffix “GTR” is derived from the Japanese supercar Nissan GTR. Like conventional smartwatches, the newly launched smartwatch trio supports primary fitness tracking functionalities including sleep tracking, sedentary reminder and activity monitoring.
Additionally, the Amazfit GTR smartwatches also have a hear rate monitor which can automatically track heart beat at regular intervals without requiring intevention from the user.
Amazfit GTR Features
The Amazfit GTR smartwatch is offered in three different case options namely Stainless Steel, Aluminium and Titanium. Besides the users can opt for two different case sizes which include 43 mm that has a 1.2 inch AMOLED display and 47 mm that has a 1.39 inch AMOLED display.
Regardless of the case size the AMOLED display on all three Amafit GTR variants have a pixel density of 326 ppi. To protect the display against scratches, they also have Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
In terms of weight, the Aluminium, Stainless steel and Titanium variants tip the scale at 36 g, 48 g and 40 g respectively. The Amazfit GTR has Bluetooth 5.0 built in and is compatible with devices running Android 5.0 or above and iOS 10.0 or above. All variants of the smartwatch are also water resistant upto 50 metre.
The Amazfit GTR with 47 mm case is powered by a 410 mAh battery which is claimed to provide a battery backup of 24 days with smart functionalities turned on. On the other hand, the variant with 42 mm case is powered by a 195 mAh battery which can provide a backup of upto 12 days.
The prices for different variants of the smartwatch are as follows:
- 42 mm Standard version [with black, pink or white strap]- CNY 799 (around Rs 7990)
- 42 mm Special version [with white leather strap]- CNY 999 (around Rs 9990)
- 47mm [aluminum and stainless steel]- CNY 999 (around Rs 9990)
- 47mm [titanium version with fluoro rubber strap]- CNY 1399 (around Rs 13990)
Amazfit GTR Quick Specs
- Display: 47mm- 1.39-inch (454 x 454 pixels), 42mm- 1.2-inch ( 390 x 390 pixels)
- Display Type: AMOLED
- Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Compatabile Devices: Android 5.0 or above and iOS S10.0 or above
- Battery: 47 mm- 410 mAh, 42 mm- 195 mAh
- Water Resistant 50 metre
- Dust Resistant
All in all, the Amazfit GTR smartwatch looks like an enticining option for the price they are being sold at. Unfortunately, they are only available in China for the time being but the company might launch it in India as well, taking the fact into consideration that the Amazfit Bip and Bip Lite are also available in the country.