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Amazfit GTS 2 - All information about the Smartwatch

by Timo27. October 2020
Huami, the company behind the Amazfit brand, has introduced two new smartwatches. More precisely, these are successor models of the GTS and GTR model series. In this post we take a look at the new Amazfit GTS 2, where not only design changes have been made, but new technologies have also been introduced.

Amazfit GTS 2

Update 27. October 2020

Huami has the today Amazfit GTS 2 for global market presented. As could already be seen, the global version does without NFC. As a result, the smartwatch does not support mobile payment. As a language assistant, the Global Version does not use the XiaoAI, but Amazon Alexa. Sales start on November 15, 2020. The non-binding sales price is 179,99 euros.

Here is the recording of the global launch event:

Amazfit GTR 2 and GTS 2 Smartwatch Online Global Launch Event

Rimless design with 3D glass

Here she is Amazfit GTS 2 Smartwatch. Almost a year after the publication of the Amazfit GTS (test report) Huami has revised the popular smartwatch model visually and technically. The curved shape is distinctive for the new look 3D curved display glassthat is seamlessly integrated into the aluminum housing transforms. The side Control button has remained, but this is enclosed by the frame.

Amazfit GTS 2 Smartwatch in black, silver and gold

With a Weight of only 24.7g the GTS 2 is almost as heavy as its predecessor, which means that the smartwatch can hardly be worn on the wrist. The choice of colors has been reduced. While the predecessor was still available in 7 different colors, the Amazfit GTS 2 only has it 3 colors (black, silver and gold).

High resolution AMOLED display

The square one ensures a razor-sharp display 1.65 inches AMOLED display, which has a point density of PPI 341 reached. The AMOLED display type is characterized by particularly strong colors and an almost infinite contrast ratio. In contrast to the LCD, which requires a backlight, the AMOLED panel each pixel controlled by an active matrix. Pixels that are not required are simply switched off, which in turn ensures a particularly deep black display and at the same time saves the battery.

Amazfit GTS 2 watch faces

What should not be missing, of course Watch Faces. Amazfit Smartwatches are particularly easy to adapt. There are already numerous watch faces pre-installed on the smartwatch or you can create your own watch faces or use the numerous watch faces of the Amazfit community.

BioTracker 2 with oxygen measurement

The PPG BioTracker the Amazfit GTS 2. In addition to the heart rate this also measures the Amount of oxygen in the blood (SpO2). To create an individual health profile, the collected data go through the OxygenBeats and RealBeats Algorithms that warn the user of possible health problems (lack of oxygen, atrial fibrillation, excessive heart rate).

Amazfit GTS 2 PAI, SpO2 and heart rate

That is also on board PAI health assessment systemwhich converts all activities and health data recorded by the Amazfit GTS 2 into a numerical value. This health score gives the user a quick insight into the individual cardiorespiratory fitness. The sleep monitor, which is now also recording short naps. The synchronization of health and fitness data takes place via the Zepp appthat presents all data to the user in a graphically enhanced way.

12 sports programs, telephony and NFC

Sports activities can be done with 12 different sports programs track. It includes various running and hiking programs, but also more specific activities such as swimming, skiing and tennis. To ensure that the recording is as precise as possible, the smartwatch is equipped with a extensive sensors fitted. A gyroscope, an acceleration sensor, an air pressure sensor and a geomagnetic sensor are installed. An exact position determination takes place via the integrated GPS + GLONASS Module. Splashing water cannot harm the smartwatch. The case is waterproof up to 5ATM, which is why the smartwatch can stay on the wrist when taking a shower or swimming.

Amazfit GTS 2 Smartwatch with 12 sports programs

The combination of Microphone and speakersthat allows the wearer Calls via the smartwatch. If a call is received on the smartphone connected via Bluetooth, the call can be made directly via the watch. Of course that is also Receive notifications, such as WhatsApp messages, possible. However, answering this via the smartwatch does not work.

Amazfit GTS 2 voice assistant, NFC and music storage

Another function includes the Voice assistants, which can be activated directly via the smartwatch. Since the Amazfit GTS 2 is currently only available in China, only the local XiaoAI voice assistant is supported. The same applies to the integrated NFC module, which can be used in China as a transport ticket or for mobile payment. Another service that is only available in the Chinese market is the NetEase Music Cloudthat the 3GB music storage the smartwatch is filled with songs. It is not yet known when the Amazfit GTS 2 will be available globally and whether similar functions will then also be implemented for the western market.

Long-lasting battery

Huami gives the capacity of the battery 246 mAh on. On average, that's one Running time of approx. 7 days possible. Converted to individual functions, the smartwatch can make calls for 5 hours at a time or determine the position for 25 hours at a time with GPS switched on. Economical carriers can achieve a term of up to 20 days.

Price and availability

So far, the Amazfit GTS 2 is only available in China. There the smartwatch costs 999 yuan, which is converted 125 Euros corresponds. It is not yet known whether and when the smartwatch will also be available in western markets. However, it is quite likely that the GTS 2 will be in a Global Version is presented.

Source: cn.amazfit.com/gts2.html

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