05 September 2019
Huami is a Xiaomi-backed Chinese brand well known for releasing budget-friendly wearable devices. It has now ventured into the slightly premium segment with the release of Amazfit GTR smartwatches. The series comprises of two smartwatch models with a focus on offering best possible features.
The two Amazfit GTR smartwatches are available in 42mm and 47mm wrist sizes. The smaller model offers a 1.2-inch AMOLED display with 390 x 390 pixels resolution and the bigger model has a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 454 x 454 pixels resolution. Both models also have Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and anti-fingerprint coating.
The smartwatches come with 12 sports mode tracking including swimming sessions. It offers 5 ATM water resistance so that you can take it for a swim without having to worry. Both further feature air pressure sensor, sedentary reminder, Bio Tracker PPG sensors for all-day heart rate monitoring, and sleep quality tracking. Since it is a smartwatch, it can be used for checking app notifications, music playback control, and checking calendar events. It also has NFC support which means it can be used for UnionPay payments without having to use the smartphone.
The 42mm model has 42.6 x 42.6 x 9.2 mm and 47mm model has 47.2 x 47.2 x 10.75 mm dimensions. There is 195mAh and 410mAh battery available with the two models respectively which mean that the bigger model is heavier too. Huami is claiming a battery life of up to 12 days on the 42mm model and up to 24 days on the 47mm model.
Here are Huami Amazfit GTR smartwatches pricing details:
- 42mm standard model with Black, White or Pink strap for CNY 799 (about $119)
- 42mm special edition with White leather strap for CNY 999 (about $145)
- 47mm aluminum alloy and stainless steel variants with Brown leather strap for CNY 999 (about $145)
- 47mm titanium variant with fluoro rubber strap for CNY 1399 (about $203)
There is also an Amazfit GTR Iron Man limited edition smartwatch that has been released in collaboration with Marvel. It has a special retail packaging with Marvel and Amazfit branding as well as an outline drawing of Iron Man. The smartwatch comes with a Golden bezel and Red-colored strap featuring a unique design. There is also an Iron Man-inspired watchface with Red color accents. It has available only in 47mm size for a price tag of CNY 1399 (about $203).