Huami Amazfit Verge smartwatch with all-day heart rate monitor goes official

“The Amazfit Verge comes with abnormal heart rate detection, NFC payment support and integrated GPS”

Xiaomi-backed fitness brand – Huami recently forayed into the Indian market with the launch of the Amazfit BIP and Stratos (review) smartwatches. The brand then launched two more wearables in the country called – Amazfit Pace and Cor. Now, the company has gone ahead and launched its latest – Huami Amazfit Verge in its home market. The smartwatch flaunts all-day heart rate monitoring, NFC-based payment system and integrated GPS as its highlights.

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The smartwatch comes with a 1.3-inch circular display with a diameter of 43mm, which Huami claims will suit the wrists of most of its users. The AMOLED display comes with a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels and is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. The smartwatch flaunts IP68 certification for protection against water and dust, however, Huami warns against swimming with it. Driving the performance of the wearable is a dual-core 1.2GHz processor with 512MB of RAM. The native storage on the device is 4GB.

Amazfit Verge

Moving on, the Amazfit Verge comes with GPS support along with 11 different sports modes. The highlight, however, is the all-day heart rate monitoring feature that can detect and inform users about abnormal heart rate patterns. Huami claims that the Verge is equipped with a high precision optical sensor that has 98 percent accuracy and consumes 80 percent less battery. The watch is also equipped with NFC and NFC-based payment services. Other features include 13 watch faces, Xiao AI assistant, MIJIA smart home app to control smart home devices and five days of battery backup.

Huami is offering the Amazfit Verge in a single Sky Gray hue and it will go on sale in China starting September 17th. Those interested will have to shell out RMB799, which is roughly Rs 8,445.