Huami has announced the launch of its latest smartwatch and fitness tracker, the Amazfit GTS at IFA Berlin 2019.
The Amazfit GTS, which comes in six different colours, has a design that has changed considerably since last year’s Amazfit Verge. It sports a square 1.65″ curved AMOLED screen with a 341 pixel-per-inch resolution and is closer to the design language of the Apple Watch than the round AMOLED that was featured on the Verge. The 9.4mm thin body contains a battery that can give you up to fourteen days of battery life – depending on use – and it is water resistant up to 50 meters.
The GTS is also loaded with biometric technology in the form of Huami’s Bio Tracker optical sensor, which allows for 24 hours of continuous heart rate monitoring. The heart rate patterns captured by the sensor are viewable on the Amazfit’s display or in the companion app. When in the app, users can classify their heart rate and receive a notification when the bpm values are out of a pre-determined range. It also features multiple health management features including a sedentary reminder, a calorie consumption tracker, and sleep analysis.
There is a six-axis acceleration sensor on board that allows the Amazfit GTS to function as a workout tracker collecting data like pace, calories, bpm range, altitude, time, and more. It’s also equipped with twelve different sport modes ranging from jogging and swimming to trail running and skiing.
China-based Huami has increasingly moved toward globalizing their brand. Earlier this year, they introduced Amazon Alexa integration to their Amazfit line. They have also recently entered into a strategic partnership with TIMEX and McLaren.
The Amazfit GTS is currently available today in Germany, Spain, Russia and Italy, and will be also be available in France in November.