The segment of wearables has been growing exponentially in recent years. However, we saw considerable growth in the last year as it was one of the few electronics segments that had completely bypassed the pandemic. The reason behind the growing popularity is the wide availability of products in various prices segments. Now, even those in the budget segment can purchase a smart wearable that has a lot to offer. Xiaomi is pretty aware of the growing competition. To keep its products portfolio and attractive, the company is introducing the new Xiaomi Watch Color 2.
The new Xiaomi Watch Color 2 is slightly premium, at least when we see its price. However, the package comes with various health and fitness-centric features. For example, when wearable has Blood Oxygen SpO2, 117 workout modes, and more. For now, there is no word on expanded availability. But we assume that it is just a matter of time until this wearable reaches other key markets.
Xiaomi Watch Color 2 features
The new Xiaomi Watch Color 2 was introduced in China. The device comes with a price tag of CNY 899, which comes around $139. The smartwatch comes with six different colorways with strap versions. These can be purchased as a separate accessory. We can expect a whole plethora of straps to be sold from third parties in the coming months.
In terms of build and design, the Xiaomi Watch Color 2 has a round dial. It’s a 1.43-inch circular AMOLED display. It offers a pixel density of 326 pixels per inch. The screen also comes with a 60 Hz refresh rate. Those who enjoy customizability will certainly be happy to see this device already comes with over 200 watch faces. Interestingly, you can also customize them and edit them according to your tastes.
The right edge of the smartwatch comes with two buttons for power on and off and exploring the menu. The device comes with multiple fitness and workout models. There are a total of 117 workout modes, including cycling, jogging, running, badminton, swimming, indoor cycling, outdoor walk, etc. Xiaomi also stated that the Watch features a built-in GPS for outdoor activities. As a result, users do not need to carry their smartphones every time they go for a workout. In addition to these, the smartwatch also supports third-party apps.
The device comes with health-centric features, like for example, a 24-hour heart rate monitor. Moreover, it packs a SpO2 sensor and sleep tracker. The smartwatch is also water-resistant up to 5 meters. The company claims that its new smartwatch offers up to 12 days of battery life. This is thanks to the 470 mAh battery and the optimized OS.