The marketing, in a few days, of the New Version of the famous and hyper-sold Amazfit GTR 2 smartwatch starts from India, which Huami has equipped with various improvements and smart functions.
For some time absent from the spotlight, the Chinese brand Huami, historical partner of Xiaomi, has announced in India the new version of the Amazfit GTR 2 smartwatch, on sale locally from 23 May at the price of 11,999 rupees (146 euros) initially discounted to 10,999 rupees (134 euros).
Amazfit GTR 2 New Version has a waterproof frame up to 5 atmospheres (50 meters deep in water) with a weight that is 24.7 grams (aluminum alloy) in the sports version, brought to 39 grams in the classic version (stainless steel): the quick release straps are in leather (obsidian black) or silicone (Lightning Gray and Thunder Black). On the roof, the wearable places a 1.39-inch AMOLED HD circular display resolved at 454 x 454 pixels, with 450 nits of maximum brightness, covered with a 2.5D Gorilla Glass and an anti-fingerprint and wear-resistant film (in DLC) that also makes the slide easy to clean / polish. The interface can rotate to suit left-handed users, and over 50 different watchfaces can be alternated.
The interior houses a memory of 3 GB to store your music, while a vibrational motor warns on receipt of phone calls and notifications from the smartphone connected in Bluetooth 5.0 LE: thanks to the microphone and speaker, it is possible to manage BT phone calls from the wrist, while the predisposition to Alexa allows you to use voice commands to control home automation, set reminders, programs, ask for the weather, news and more: off-line (without resorting to Wi-Fi at 2.4 GHz) they can also be carried out some operations, such as activating heart monitoring, or starting an activity tracking. Among the smart functions of the Amazfit GTR 2 New Version, there is also a fit detection system that blocks the wearable (padlockable with password) when not worn.
Moving on to well-being, there is the PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) function which summarizes the user’s fitness status in an index based on his heart rate and activity tracking: there is no lack of stress monitoring, and sleep monitoring, with the smartphone companion app that allows you to see how much time has passed in the phase of light, heavy, REM sleep, and also to pay attention to afternoon naps.
In terms of fitness, the Amazfit GTR 2 New Version tracks over 90 sports activities (e.g. outdoor running, cycling, walking, elliptical, swimming in the pool or open water, free training, treadmill, climbing, skiing, trail running , etc), thanks to the gyroscope, the 3-axis geomagnetic sensor, accelerometer, air pressure sensor. Thanks to the BioTracker 2 PPG sensor, the heart rate at rest 24/7, the heart rate zones are tracked, and the anomaly alarm system is implemented: the OxygenBeats function, on the other hand, monitors the Lightning Gray and Thunder Black .
Last but not least, the autonomy chapter. The Amazfit GTR 2 New Version has a 471 mAh battery (rechargeable in 2.5 hours) that promises up to 38 days of basic use, which drop to 14 in typical use, in turn reduced by about half, 6.5, with a instead intense use.