Just like smartphones became an integral part of our everyday living, the smartwatch is gradually getting to that stage. And soon, it will. Again, like our smartphones, smartwatches are getting smarter, rocking mind-blowing specifications and carrying out amazing activities.
The Xiaomi Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite is a perfect example of the modern-day smartwatch. Manufactured by one of China’s biggest electronic and gadget manufacturer, Xiaomi, the Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite is yet another perfect craft. And as you read on, you’d learn more about the smartwatch, things it can do, how much it costs, and where you can even get it for free! Yes, you read that right – FREE!
Looking at the above picture, any one familiar with smartwatches or the smartwatch scene should be quick to recognize the striking resemblance the Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite shares with the Apple Watch in terms of construction and appearance. The Amazfit Bip Lite has a square-shaped rectangular shaped dial (can be said to be almost square though) and a single press button to the right side. To be quite frank, this smartwatch seem like an effort by Xiaomi to recreate (a cheap) Apple Watch… which is totally welcomed.
On the front, the display is covered by a 2.5D curved glossy glass with an “AMAZFIT” description right just right the display. However, when compared to the Apple Watch, the bezels surrounding the screen are way bigger and wider. The Xiaomi Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite is perfect for normal and rough usage as the Corning Gorilla Glass protection ensures the screen stays in tact no matter what. But still, handle with care.
The watch comes out of the box with a silicone band which can easily be replaced or change to leather or even to any colour of choice. But you are gonna have to sacrifice some bucks as the Bip Lite smartwatch although the device comes with an extra metal strap/band.
The Xiaomi Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite comes with the highest Ingree Protection (IP) rating – the IP68 certified; meaning you can take the smartwatch swimming or diving at depths greater than 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. This certifications also confers dustproof capabilities unto the smartwatch.
Underneath the 2.5D glass covering is a 1.28 inch display. Aside displaying the time and other watch operation details, the display is also a capacitive touchscreen which can be used to navigate around the watch and control majority of the device’s operation.
The display may not be the biggest ever in a smartwatch but it is wide enough to allow it be controlled by the fingers. The display of the smartwatch is an always-on type of display. Meaning when the device isn’t in use, it shows the time, date and other information in an analog style of display.
CONNECTIVITY AND COMPATIBILITY
The Xiaomi Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite smartwatch can be synced to your smartphone via Bluetooth. The watch uses the Bluetooth version 4.0 to connect with smartphones and it is compatible with devices running on either the Android or iOS platform.
Syncing the AMAZFIT Bip Lite to your enables you read and properly analyze some information (like heart rate, sleep rate, walk/run distance etc) that the watch obtained while you were wearing to your smartphone.
The Xiaomi Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite Smartwatch comes with a 190mAh battery capacity that can provide up to 7 days of usage time on full charge and up to 45 days on standby.
The smartwatch can be charge with the using the special and custom-built charging case.
- Sleep Monitoring
- Heart rate Monitor
- Bluetooth calling
- Phone call reminder
- Notification and Messages reminder
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Xiaomi Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite Smartwatch costs about $83 on GearBest. This price is equivalent to NGN 29,000. Now, to how you can get the smartwatch for free.
GearBest is presently giving out the smartwatch out to one lucky person on FaceBook through her GearBest Africa page. All you have to do is visit the page on FaceBook and follow the instructions on the giveaway post.
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You can also watch the vido review of the Xiaomi Huami AMAZFIT Bip Lite Smartwatch for more details.