Xiaomi’s Amazfit bip released in August, 2017 is outstanding for its long battery life with A great finish in design and a huge list of features defines a fitness smartwatch that is elegant and a perfect fit for almost every occasion.
Amazfit Bip Full Specifications
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|Device name||Amazfit Bip|
|Device type||Fitness/Sporty smartwatch|
|Released date||August 2017|
|Ideal for||Great for both sex|
|Display type||Reflective |
|Display size||1.28 inch|
|Screen resolution||176 * 176 pixel|
|Input type||Touchscreen and digital crown button|
|Dimension||39.4 x 34.1 x 9.5 mm|
|Strap material||Silicone strap|
|Bezel Material||Zirconia Ceramics|
|Screen protection||Gorilla glass 3|
|Water resistant||Yes, IP68|
|Color(s)||Black, light gray, green, white|
|Memory card slot||--|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes|
|Operating system (OS)||Proprietary OS|
|Type of battery||Lithium polymer|
|Battery life||Standby :23days+ , Mixed usage: 12days+|
|Charging||Magnetic cradle charging dock|
|Charging time||About 2 hours|
|Compatibility||Andriod 4.4 and above,|
IOS 8.0 and above
|Companion app||MiFit app|
|Customizable watch face||Yes|
|USB magnetic charging cradle cable|
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Amazfit Bip Features
Amazfit Bip has a top notch finishing which makes it one of the best smartwatches in terms of design. The design of the body is quiet artistic device ,it has a transflective LCD display with a screen size of 1.28 inch which based on industry standard is still great.
The body is built for durability, its casing is made of polycarbonate, while the bezel is of ceramics. The strap is made of a silicone material.
Amazfit Bip is one of the lightest smartwatches weighing only 31grams, it is sleek, well crafted and a perfect fitness smart watch for men, it will also look great on a female wrist. It comes in four variant colors; black, green, red and light gray.
The screen also has its protection for durability with gorilla glass. It features an always on display this allows for texts on the screen to be read clearly even under bright sunlight due to the reflective and bright display.
Amazfit Bip passed the 1.5meters under water for 30minutes test and as such it is IP68 certified. This means it is water resistant only up to 1.5 meters under water. You can wear this under the rain or to the shower, no problem. However, you can’t wear the Bip to the pool or ocean. It is not a perfect choice for tracking swimming activities.
Over the years, weak battery life has been one of the main challenges faced by smartwatch manufacturers, although there have been lots of progress and offcourse Xiaomi stepped up the game with their Amazfit bip. The most outstanding feature of Amazfit Bip is its long lasting battery life. Which on standby can last more than 25 days, while on mixed usage can last up to 15 days+ when fully charged.
The battery is made of lithium polymer with a capacity of 190mAh. It takes about 2.5 hours to charge it fully.
Amazfit Bip has vast fitness tracking features such as heart rate monitor that lets you monitor and analyse your heart beat plus inbuilt GPS that lets you track outdoor activities such as routes you take, distance covered and your location.
It supports four different sport modes; indoor run, outdoor run, ride and walk. You can view detailed fitness data such as total distance covered, steps, hiking activities, maximum speed and other fitness data from the Mi Fit APP.
You can also set up the Bip to track and analyze your sleep patterns and as well set up heart rate monitor that measure your heart rate continuously. Xiaomi has said that it will likely add more fitness tracking features to the Mi Fit app in future updates based on requests from their customers
Notifications & Application
Amazfit Bip has quiet some great notification/info push features which necessarily means you don’t need to carry your phone around with you all the time. It notifies you instantly via vibration when there is a notification on your phone. This includes;
The amazfit bip works with Mi Fit app as its companion app which can be connected to your phone by simply downloading and installing the Mi Fit app then pair up with your phone. It is available on Apple IOS and Android IOS app store. You can sync your Amazfit bip watch to view even more stats and metrics.
Amazfit Bip will pass for a top rated smartwatch going by so many criteria. The battery is superb. The design is top notch and it loaded with a huge list of fitness tracking features.It certainly will be suitable for almost any type of occasion you can think of.
After a thorough research on this product and based users rating, here is what we think about this device.