Amazfit has finally launched the Powerbuds in India. The truly wireless earbuds will go on sale from August 6th on Amazon’s Prime Day Sale at 12 AM IST. It is priced at ₹6,999 ($93) and is exclusive to Amazfit and Amazon online stores.
Amazfit shared the details of price and availability of the Powerbuds via Twitter and if we look at the pricing it is a bit cheaper than Europe and China versions where the buds are retailing at €99 and CNY699 respectively. As a part of the Prime Day Sale, it will initially be exclusive to Prime customers on August 6th and 7th on Amazon.
Regarding the offers, Amazon has a 10% instant discount on HDFC credit/debit cards for the Prime day sale apart from other cashbacks for prime users. However, it is not clear if this is applicable for the TWS. Regarding the buds, Amazfit is promoting it for sport enthusiasts with superior grip, heart rate monitoring, sound quality and water resistance.
Amazfit Powerbuds: Specifications
The design of the earbuds is ubiquitous with red accents and in-ear design while the charging case has rounded corners with LED indicator and Type-C port for charging. It has 9mm dynamic drivers for audio. Amazfit says, this, when combined with detachable magnetic hooks with better grip, is said to give premium audio experience even while sweating it out at gyms.
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Other audio features include an ENC (Environmental Noise Cancellation), ambient sounds via Thru mode, Motion beat mode to enhance the bass effect. The most highlight feature of the earbuds is the heart rate monitoring through a dedicated PPG heart-rate sensor. The company says earbuds will give voice notifications to users regarding the heart rates during workouts.
Amazfit Powerbuds TWS Earphones come with Superior Sound Quality, Heart Rate Monitoring, & Effective Noise Cancellation. Are you ready to #PowerYourSenses?
Launching on 6th August on Amazon Prime Day at 12 AM, *Just for INR 6999*🎉#TruelyWiresless#Powerbuds#AmazfitAudio pic.twitter.com/QiKVygcrL2
— Amazfit India (@AmazfitIndia) August 1, 2020
Connectivity, Battery life and colour options
The earbuds also have touch controls to play/pause music, skip tracks, hands-free calling, triggering voice assistants, auto-wear detection. Amazfit says the TWS comes with IP55 water and dust resistance to protect against splashes of sweat during workouts.
Amazfit says the earbuds give 3hrs of battery life on a 15-minute charge. As for connectivity, there is Bluetooth 5.0 and Android 5.0+ and iOS 10.0+ support.
Coming in Dynamic Black and Active White, the Amazfit Powerbuds TWS also has a Yellow edition elsewhere but there is no word on its availability in India.