Xiaomi has now announced the launch of its new smartwatch, the Xiaomi Watch Color 2, in China. The Watch Color 2 offers a 1.43-inch AMOLED, 117 sports mode, the usual smartwatch measuring hardware, and 12 days of battery life.The new Xiaomi Watch Color 2 sports a 1.43-inch AMOLED display with a 60 Hz refresh rate. The display has a 326 ppi, which is the exact same as its close rival, the Amazfit GTR 2e. The Watch Color offers blood oxygen testing, 24-hour heart rate, and sleep monitoring.
Xiaomi will sell the Watch Color 2 with three color options for its frame, and six for the strap, there is support for third-party apps as well as for Bluetooth calls, Xiaomi has equipped the Watch Color 2 with a 470mAh battery as well.
The wearable delivers 12 days of battery life with normal usage, this is just 1mAh lesser than the Amazfit GTR 2e.
Just like the original Xiaomi Watch Color and the Xiaomi Watch Color Sports Edition, the new Xiaomi Watch Color 2 flaunts a sporty design. The smartwatch features a metal bezel and weighs around 36.3g.
The body of the watch comes in three colors (White, Blue, and Black). However, customers can choose from six different-colored straps (White, Blue, Black, Yellow, Orange, and Green). The last three straps are sold separately, while the first three are part of the default package based on the color of the body.
Further, the smartwatch comes with 117 sports modes and 19 professional sports modes. Since it has a dual-frequency GNSS chip (GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS), users need not carry their smartphone for locating tracking during workouts. The product is also 5 ATM water-resistant for durability.
The wearable pair with Android and iOS devices via the Xiaomi Wear application. It not only supports Bluetooth calling and Xiao AI virtual assistant for smart device controls but also limited third-party applications (only on Android). It also has NFC for contactless payments.
Xiaomi’s new smartwatch is limited to China for now, and there’s no indication that this will change any time soon. If it does land in Western markets, the wearable could pack a pretty exciting price.