From Amazfit Verge to the Verge Lite and now the Verge 2, which was announced last week in China alongside the Mi Band 4. The Verge 2 comes in a stunning curved circular shape that’s actually classy and elegant. It obviously has a more decent design than both the Verge and Verge lite.
The Amazfit Verge 2 comes with more features that sees it being the first standalone smartwatch from Xiaomi with support up to 4G – coming from a top name in the industry we are eager to see what’s actually like compared to other high-end standalone smartwatches.
Also new, is ECG tracking (also the first in the ranks of Xiaomi wearable) that lets you take ECG test right from your wrist, but at an additional cost.
The Amazfit Verge 2 is also loaded with other features while being a comprehensive choice for tracking your active life. Meanwhile, we bring to you the full specifications of the new beast, as well its features, the pros and cons, and our unbiased rating.
Amazfit Verge 2 Full Specifications
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|Device name||Amazfit Verge 2|
|Device type||Fitness/standalone smartwatch|
|Released date||June, 2019|
|Display size||1.39 inches|
|Screen resolution||454 x 454 pixels|
|Input type||Touchscreen plus 1 button|
|Dimension||43 x 43 x 12.6 mm|
|Casing material||microcrystalline zirconium ceramic|
|Strap size(width)||20 mm|
|Screen protection||Corning Gorilla glass 3|
|Water-proof Rating||Yes, 5ATM|
|Memory card slot||--|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth smart v4.2 LE|
|SIM slot||Yes, nano-Sim|
|Facebook, other third-party apps||Yes|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes|
|Other sensors||ECG (special edition)|
|Operating system (OS)||Proprietary OS|
|CPU||1.1GHz Dual core processor|
|Type of battery||Non-removable Li-ion battery|
|Battery life||Standby :10 days + , Mixed usage: 3days+|
|Charging||Charging cradle via USB|
|Charging time||About 1-2 hours|
|Compatibility||Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.0 or later.
|Companion app||Amazfit watch app 2.0|
|Customizable watch face||Yes|
|Amazfit Verge 2|
|Charging cradle and USB cable|
|Quick starter guild|
|Estimated price||About $190|
|Where to buy||--|
The Amazfit Verge 2 looks quiet stunning in its spectacular design that’s both fascinating and classy to say the least. Xiaomi went for a more durable material for the casing – a microcrystalline zirconium ceramic material that the leaves the Verge 2 with a prestigious and obviously decent design than the Verge.
The Verge 2 is classy and should look great in the office as well in the gym. It features AMOLED on the display which offers one of the best picture qualities with touchscreen support and has a single button by the side to ease navigation on the now wider 1.39 inch display.
Corning gorilla glass mounts the display, and should safeguard the watch from accidental knocks. The watch face can be changed, you can choose from the pool of available watch faces that includes custom once.
The 20mm straps made of silicone are interchangeable just in case you don’t like them or perhaps you wish to define your style for that special occasion.
There’s a limited Avengers edition of the Verge 2 priced $215 that’s set to be released July 1st, while the Verge 2 is priced at $145, and the ECG edition is priced $190.
According to Xiaomi, the Verge 2 will be available in the USA hopefully before the Winter.
Impressive Battery Life
Although the Verge 2 has more features, it still spots a quiet impressive battery life. Perhaps due to the Snapdragon 2500 chip, we’re actually disappointed that the Verge 2 didn’t feature the 3100 chip, instead opted for the 2500 which Snapdragon stated was designed to deliver a robust foundation with support for extended battery life.
However, According to the manufacturer, the Verge 2 with cellular connectivity active will see you through the day, and on mixed usage you should get about 2 days or more. Quiet impressive.
Rated 5ATM, the Verge 2 is water resistant up to 50 meters which means you can actually wear it to the pool or perhaps the ocean without damaging it.
The Verge 2 is fun packed, featuring a 4GB ROM that ensures you can take your music with you anywhere you go, and in addition to the loudspeaker and microphone features, it’s a full house.
The Verge 2 becomes the first in the ranks of Amazfit smartwatches to test the muddy water of standalone capabilities with support up to 4G which includes all Chinese carriers. Although we don’t know if this feature will be available globally.
And just like the Verge, the Verge 2 is equipped with all the regular sensors including a heart rate sensor, support for multiple satellite system that makes it a great choice for exploring your favorite outdoor sites.
The basics, include tracking your steps, sedentary period reminder, tracks your distance, and blood oxygen level. The Amazfit watch app 2.0 remains your companion app for the Verge 2.
While not forgetting the new ECG support on the Verge 2 as it joins the list of smartwatches that allow you take instant ECG test right on your wrist – a very important feature which although should not be your final base for judgment as you should always check with your doctor, but it can actually help you detect atrial fibrillations – a form of irregular heart rhythm that if undetected and treated could lead to serious heart problems.
With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi onboard, the Verge 2 is able to keep you connected to all that matters to you. It supports both Android and iOS, which when successfully paired with a compatible device will alert you when there’s a notification from both native and third-party apps on your phone.
The Verge 2 joins the Verge in featuring NFC chip that powers Ali pay – a contactless payment system that allow you make payment from this device on the go