Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, has a host of smartwatches many of which are from third-party brands like Amazfit. However, it recently released its first direct smartwatch which is an upgrade of what it has over the years. Now, there are reports that Xiaomi has a special edition of what seems to be its second direct smartwatch. It is the “Forbidden City” edition of a new Xiaomi Watch. Recall that the last Xiaomi device to get a “Forbidden City” edition is the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3. The Xiaomi Watch Forbidden City special edition is currently on crowdfunding for 1299 yuan ($186). The original price is 1699 yuan ($243).
According to reports, this watch uses a pure round dial, 1.3-inch OLED anti-scratch display, and a 71% screen ratio. It also uses an austenitic 316L stainless steel and it comes with a top-notch forging and engravement.
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The watch uses an exclusive custom-made Forbidden City dial. The advanced intelligent voice feature allows you to change the dial just by moving your mouth. The strap is made of Italian cowhide leather and it has green and black colour options.
In other respects, this watch also supports messages, 400 mAh battery, 4GB ROM/512GB RAM, wristwatch quick notifications, scan code payment, NFC, automatic motion recognition, three satellite positioning systems, 24-hour heart rate monitoring, swimming-grade waterproof, AI personal assistant. In addition, the watch uses Google’s native WearOS system with built-in applications such as WeChat, QQ, Keep, and Netease Cloud Music.