Xiaomi’s sub-brand, Huami has launched Amazfit Bip and Amazfit Stratos smartwatch in India on July 24. Unleashed with the hashtag #DoItRight, the Amazfit Bip is priced at Rs 5,499 while the superior Amazfit Stratos bears a price tag of Rs 15,999.
Earlier Amazfit had teased the Bip smartwatch on its Twitter handle with, “Some wait for change, others just #DoItRight.” while the Amazfit Stratos carried, “When power, performance and innovation unite, a revolution takes place.”
Both the smartwatches feature activity tracking, pedometer, heart rate sensors and will be available with interchangeable straps. The Amazfit Bip and the Amazfit Stratos will be sold by Flipkart in India starting July 24.
Amazfit Bip Smartwatch Specifications
The Bip smartwatch sports a 1.28-inch rectangular display with a resolution of 176 x 176 pixels. Protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3, the screen is an always-on touch display showing time, date, steps taken etc. Connected via Bluetooth 4.0 LE, the Amazfit Bip supports Android and iOS platforms for connections. The smartwatch is IP68-rated with water and dust resistance, weighing at just 31 grams. It is backed by a 190mAh Li-Polymer battery providing a backup of 30 days to the smartwatch. Amazfit Bip is capable of tracking steps taken, cycling, runs, sleep and offers a bundle of sensors like optical heart rate sensor, GPS, geomagnetic, barometric pressure and tri-axial acceleration sensors among others.
Amazfit Stratos Smartwatch Specifications
Amazfit Stratos comes with a 1.34-inch traditional round dial display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla glass protection and a resolution of 320 x 300 pixels. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, offering 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of on-board storage for storing music files. One can pair a wireless headset with the device to listen to his favourite music on-the-go without the need of carrying a phone. Amazfit Stratos offers connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0 LE and Wi-Fi to notify about emails, texts, calls, and other apps on the smartwatch screen itself. The device offers the same set of sensors as on the Amazfit Bip smartwatch along with gyroscope, ambient light and air pressure sensors. Built with polished ceramic bezel, the Amazfit Stratos is backed by a 290mAh battery giving it a backup of 5 days. Capable of tracking steps, sleep, distance travelled, calories burned, heart rate, and sports tracking, it also reminds the user for optional movements if they have been idle for a long time. The Stratos watch is 5 ATM-rated offering it water resistance of upto 50 meters.
Amazfit Bip and Amazfit Stratos Smartwatch Prices
The Amazfit Bip is sold globally for $99 (roughly Rs 6,800), but has been priced at Rs 5,499 in India while the Amazfit Stratos is priced at $199 (roughly Rs 13,800) globally but will be sold in India at Rs 15,999. Both the smartwatches are already available in the global markets for sale while the Indian market has just found an opportunity to witness them.
Amazfit Bip and Amazfit Stratos Smartwatch Offers
Both the smartwatches will be sold via Flipkart where consumers can avail offers such as 5% off through Axis Bank Buzz Credit Cards and EMI options for Amazfit Bip (starting Rs 183/month) and Amazfit Stratos (from Rs 532/month).