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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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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameAmazfit Bip
Device typeFitness/Sporty smartwatch
PredessesorAmazfit Cor
Successor
Released dateAugust 2017
Ideal forGreat for both sex

DISPLAY

Display typeReflective
colored
LCD
Display size1.28 inch
Screen resolution 176 * 176 pixel
Input typeTouchscreen and digital crown button

BODY

ShapeRectangular/curved
Dimension39.4 x 34.1 x 9.5 mm
Weight31 grams
Casing materialPolycarbonate
Strap materialSilicone strap
Bezel MaterialZirconia Ceramics
Band size20mm
Screen protectionGorilla glass 3
Water resistantYes, IP68
Color(s)Black, light gray, green, white

MEMORY

RAM--
Internal storage--
Memory card slot--

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.0
Wi-FiYes
NFC--
GPSYes, GPS/GLONASS.

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology--
SIM slotNo
Band--

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
Weather forecastYes
Facebook notifacationYes
Twitter notificationYes
Whatsapp notificationYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
Distance coveredYes
Steps climbedYes
Calories burntYes
Calories ConsumptionYes

MEDIA

Audio--
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

PedometerYes
AccelerometerYes
Magnetometer --
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
BarometerYes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Proprietary OS
ChipsetMediatek
CPU--
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of batteryLithium polymer
Battery capacity 190mAh
Battery lifeStandby :23days+ , Mixed usage: 12days+
ChargingMagnetic cradle charging dock
Charging timeAbout 2 hours

MISC

Payment system--
Compatibility Andriod 4.4 and above,
IOS 8.0 and above
Companion appMiFit app
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes,20mm
Voice commandNo

BOX CONTENTS

Amazfit Bip
Strap
USB magnetic charging cradle cable
User manual

Amazfit Bip Features

Design

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.

Water Resistance/Protection

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.

Battery Life

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.

Activity/Fitness tracking

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;

  • Call reminder: the device alerts you of incoming calls or missed calls via vibration.
  • Event reminder: It keeps you updated with your schedule and a calendar reminder.
  • Weather forecast : it notifies you of weather forecast for up to seven days.
  • SMS: when there is a new SMS on your phone it vibrates to notify you.
  • E-mail: receive email alerts on the go.
  • Info push: it gets you instant notification from different applications such as facebook alerts, whatapp alert, twitter alerts and other apps.

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.

The Pros

  • The design is sleek and classic.
  • The battery life is wow!
  • It has a huge list of fitness tracking features.
  • It is light weight (31grams only).
  • Really smart sensors.
  • It is cheap.

The Cons

  • It has no loudspeaker nor microphone.
  • Low memory storage space.

Editor’s Ratings

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.

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