Redmi Watch 2 confirmed to feature 1.6-inch AMOLED display, launching next week

The Redmi Watch 2 will feature a 1.6-inch AMOLED display ahead of its October 28th launch. Read on to know more.

Highlights
  • Redmi Watch 2 to come with a 1.6-inch AMOLED display.
  • The new display is bigger and better than the one on the predecessor.
  • The Redmi Watch 2 will be launched in China on October 28th.

Xiaomi this week confirmed the China launch of the Redmi Watch 2 for October 28th. The smartwatch will arrive alongside the Redmi Note 11 series. Now, the company is teasing some vital features and design elements of the Redmi Watch 2 via posters and images. A new image of the Redmi Watch 2 also clarifies the display technology deployed on the watch. The new display on the Redmi Watch 2 has been confirmed to be an AMOLED panel which is an improvement from the previous generation, which used an LCD panel. 

Redmi Watch 2 expected specifications

The Redmi Watch 2 seems to better the previous generation Redmi Watch by introducing a new 1.6 inch AMOLED display with slimmer bezels. This is a step up from the 1.4-inch LCD display offered on the original Redmi Watch. The bigger screen will impart a better screen-to-body ratio and offer more vibrant colours owing to its better display technology.

The design continues to be a square-shaped dial with rounded corners. Two strap colours, Pink and Black, have been identified from the teaser images also. The sides of the wearable will house a button for accessing and using items on the watch. In terms of fitness-related features, the new Redmi Watch 2 is expected to come with built-in GPS for tracking, heart rate monitor, sleep tracking, multiple activity tracking amongst other things. An SpO2 sensor will also be a welcome addition as the previous generation Redmi Watch does not offer that functionality. 

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The October 28th event is also expected to play host to the launch of the Redmi Note 11 series alongside the Redmi Watch 2. The Redmi Note 11 lineup will comprise of three models – Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11 Pro, and Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus. Earlier today, the Redmi Note 11 series price and specifications leaked out. We expect to see more teaser images as the event gets nearer.