zeblaze crystal 2 vs amazfit bip vs mi band 3

Zeblaze Crystal 2 vs Amazfit Bip vs MI Band 3 Compared

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It’s over a year since Amazfit Bip was released and it’s worthy to note that over this period there have been lots of positive reviews on the Amazfit Bip. This year we have seen MI band 3 and most recently Zeblaze crystal 2 which has almost similar appearance with the Bip. One thing for sure is that these three devices all have really nice designs and features, but however we are comparing Zeblaze Crystal 2 vs Amazfit Bip vs MI Band 3 to find out what the difference are and which is the best choice.

Zeblaze Crystal 2 vs Amazfit Bip vs MI Band 3 Compared

 Zeblaze Crystal 2Amazfit BipMI Band 3
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EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Battery:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Features:
3.3 out of 5 stars (3.3 / 5)
Price:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Average:
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
Design:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Battery:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Features:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Price:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Average:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Design:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Battery:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Features:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Price:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Average:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameZeblaze Crystal 2Amazfit BipMi Band 3
Device typeSporty/fitness smartwatchFitness/Classic smartwatchSporty/fitness smartwatch
Predessesor--Amazfit CorXiaomi MI Band 2
Successor------
Released dateAugust, 2018August 2017May, 2018
Ideal forUnisexGreat for both sexBest for women, also great for men

DISPLAY

Display typeIPS color dispalyTransflective LCDOLED
Display size1.29 inches1.28 inch0.78 inch
Screen resolution240 x 240 pixel 176 * 176 pixel128 * 80 pixel
Density------
Input typeTouchscreenTouchscreen and digital crown buttonTouchscreen
Multi-touch------

BODY

ShapeRectangular/curvedRectangular/curvedRectangular/curved
Dimension42 x 35.8 x 10.3 mm39.4 x 34.1 x 9.5 mm17.9×46.9×12mm
Weight34 grams31 grams 20 grams
Casing materialMetallic alloyPolycarbonateABS/aluminum
Strap/band materialSilicone Silicone TPE
Bezel MaterialZirconia Ceramics
Band size20mm20mm20mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass 4Corning Gorilla glass 3--
Water resistantIP67 IP68Yes, IP67, 5ATM
Swim-proofNo, not recommendedNo, not recommendedRecommended
Color(s)Black and blueBlack, light gray, greenBlack

MEMORY

RAM------
Internal storage2 weeks data storage----
Memory card slot------

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.0 LEBluetooth smart v4.0 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LE
Wi-Fi--YesNone
NFCNoneNoneYes
GPSNone, works with phone GPSYes, GPS/GLONASS.None

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology------
SIM slotNoNoNo
Band------

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYesYes
SMS alertYesYesYes
Calls alertYesYesYes
Event reminderYesYesYes
Weather forecastYesYesYes
Facebook notifacationYesYesYes
Twitter notificationYesYesYes
Whatsapp notificationYesYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYesYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYesYes
Distance coveredYesYesYes
Steps climbedYesYesYes
Calories burntYesYesYes
Calories ConsumptionYesYesYes

MEDIA

Audio------
Bluetooth music------
Radio------
Loudspeaker------
Microphone------
Camera------

SENSORS

PedometerYesYesYes
Accelerometer YesYesYes
Magnetometer ------
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYesYes
BarometerYesYesYes
Gyroscope YesYesYes
Ambient lightYesYesYes
Other sensors------

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Propreitary OSPropreitary OSPropreitary OS
Chipset--Mediatek--
CPU------
GPU------

BATTERY

Type of batteryLithium polymer batteryLithium polymer batteryLithium polymer battery
Battery capacity 180mAh190mAh110mAh
Battery lifeStandby:7 days , Mixed usage: 1 day+Standby :23days+ , Mixed usage: 12days+Standby :15days+ , Mixed usage: 10days+
ChargingCharging cableMagnetic cradle charging dockUSB wireless based charging
Charging timeAbout 1 hrAbout 2 hoursAbout 1- 2 hours

MISC

Payment system----Alipay
Compatibility Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 8.0 or later.
Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 8.0 or later.
Andriod 4.4 and above,
IOS 8.0 and above
Companion app--MiFit appMiFit app
Customizable watch faceYesYesYes
Interchangeable band YesYes,20mmYes,20mm
Voice command--No--

BOX CONTENTS

Zeblaze Crystal 2Amazfit BipMi Band 3
Strap + screwdriverStrapStrap
Charging cableUSB magnetic charging cradle cableCharging dock
User manualUser manualUser manual

What are The Differences?

Features compared
  1. Design
  2. These days design matters a whole lot as far as smartwatches are concerned. Amazfit bip has a sleek and stylish design which is similar to Zeblaze crystal 2. Although Zeblaze crystal 2 is slightly bigger. MI band 3 has the smallest screen size amongst the three. No doubt navigation of smartwatch interface will be easier on a bigger screen. On that note, Amazfit bip and Crystal 2 has the edge.

    Amazfit bip is the slimmest out of the three, its 9.5mm thick while Zeblaze Crystal 2 is 10.3mm and MI Band 3 is 12mm thick. Obviously, the Amazfit Bip is the sleekest in design. Looking at the display properties, MI Band 3 has the sharpest and richest display, but screen can be viewed much clearer and better under sunlight with the Amazfit Bip which uses a transflective display technology. Worthy to note, the display on Zeblaze is rich and bright too.

    Going by the weight, MI Band 3 is the lightest weighing just 20 grams followed by Amazfit Bip weighing 31 grams and Zeblaze crystal 2 having the highest weight 34 grams.

  3. Connectivity
  4. Amazfit Bip 2 has inbuilt GPS which lets you track outdoor activities. However, there is no inbuilt GPS in neither Zeblaze crystal and Mi Band 3. Surprisingly MI Band 3 comes with NFC chip which supports a payment system. Looking at the Bluetooth versions, MI Band 3 has the most recent which means faster connections.

  5. Fitness Tracking
  6. In terms of fitness tracking features Amazfit bip is the most robust. It has the inbuilt GPS advantage which means more accurate tracking stats compared to a connected GPS as you will be getting on Mi band 3 and Zeblaze Crystal 2.

  7. Battery
  8. Amazfit Bip has an incredible battery life. It has been confirmed and testified by thousands of happy customers. Amazfit bip has a battery life that exceeds 10 days on mixed usage. The battery life is much lesser with Zeblaze crystal 2 only MI Band 3 comes close with about 3-5 days battery life on mixed usage.

    Which Should You Buy

    If you are just after a fitness band why not go for MI Band 3, the design is good plus it has really nice fitness tracking features and a long battery life.

    Why not disputing the fact that Zeblaze crystal 2 is a really nice smartwatch with a stylish design and a huge list of fitness tracking features, we think Amazfit Bip has been tested and trusted unless you want to try a new smartwatch from a different brand. Zeblaze has quiet a whole lot going well for them in the smartwatch industry you know and they have some of the best smartwatches available right now. Their Thor 4 is a killer.
    So if you want to try something new from a different brand, why not, you can go for Zeblaze crystal 2. Otherwise continue to flex your Amazfit Bip if you already own one.

    Our Pick

    There are quite a few reasons why we will go for Amazfit Bip, there is GPS built in, a feature that can’t be found in Zeblaze Crystal 2. Plus the fact that Amazfit Bip has an impressive battery life that has been tested and confirmed. It also has a sleek design. For this reasons we choose Amazfit Bip as our preferred choice.

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