As expected, the Xiaomi sub-brand Amazfit has now presented three new smartwatches from its GTS and GTR lines. While the new GTS 3 with its angular design is aimed more at fans of the Apple Watch, the two GTR 3 models come in a round version. The cheapest wearables start in stores for 150 euros.
Let’s start with the Amazfit GTR 3 and the GTR 3 Pro, which differ mainly in the display. Although it is round in both cases and uses AMOLED technology, the GTR 3 measures 1.39 inches (454 x 454 pixels) and the GTR 3 Pro 1.45 inches (480 x 480 pixels) Diagonals.
Amazfit GTR 3: battery lasts up to 40 days
Amazingly, the cheaper GTR 3 scores with a better battery life: With typical use, the 450 mAh battery should be able to get up to 21 days, in battery saving mode even up to 40 days. Since the GTR 3 Pro is equipped with WLAN, the average usage time is only 12 days despite the same battery size, and up to 30 days in economical mode.
The GTS 3 has more similarities to the GTR 3 Pro than the normal GTR 3 and is equipped with a large 1.75-inch AMOLED screen with high resolution. The battery continues to last a maximum of 12 days in normal and 30 days in economy mode. But there is no WiFi on board.
Amazfit: Zepp OS can do that
Amazfit does not trust Wear OS, for example, but rather its own development, Zepp OS, which connects to the smartphone via Bluetooth with the app of the same name under Android and iOS. The software includes over 150 watch faces with the matching always-on display variants (including 15 animated and 23 modular watch faces). Zepp OS even includes support for voice control via Amazon Alexa.
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More than 150 different modes are integrated for athletes, 8 of them can even be recognized automatically. Heart rate tracking, blood oxygen measurement (SpO2), monitoring of stress levels and sleep should of course not be missing. GPS for tracking your location without a smartphone in your pocket rounds off the package.
From now on you can buy the new Amazfit smartwatches directly from the manufacturer and even get the slightly less smart digital watch Amazfit Neo worth 40 euros on top of that for free.
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