According to the latest research from Counterpoint, the Indian smartwatch market saw a record shipment growth of over 274% in 2021. In addition, with more than 8% QoQ growth, the fourth quarter of 2021 was the strongest in the history of the market.
The huge growth that the Indian smartwatch market is seeing is due to increased health awareness, affordable pricing, growth of new entrants, discounts and an abundance of new products, according to analysts. More than 86% of total sales came from models under $65. For comparison: in 2020, their share was 59%. Many features that were previously present in more expensive models can now be found even in the $25-$40 segment. These are, for example, the determination of blood oxygen saturation, blood pressure monitoring, a voice interface and an enlarged display.
The market leader is the Indian brand Noise, which accounts for 27% of sales. For the year, he showed sales growth of more than 278%. The most popular model in the Noise range is ColorFit Pro 2. In general, local brands captured more than 75% of the market.
Second place with a share of 26% is boAt. The third is Fire Boltt, the fourth is Realme, and Amazfit closes the top five. In total, there are about 80 brands in the Indian smartwatch market.
Smart watches Pixel Watch will get the old platform, 1.5 GB of RAM and far from the largest battery
There are more and more details about the Pixel Watch every day. For example, we recently learned that the watch will work on the SoC Exynos 9110, which was released in 2018 and was produced using the 10 nm process technology.
At the same time, the watch will have a special coprocessor on the Cortex-M33 core, developed by NXP. He will take over some of the tasks of the main platform in order to increase the autonomy of the device.
At the same time, the battery capacity will be only 300 mAh, which is about 20% less than that of Samsung watches.
Now it is reported that the watch will also receive 1.5 GB of RAM, and this is comparable to the Samsung Galaxy Watch4. Why, at the same time, Google did not take Samsung’s modern Exynos W920 SoC for its watches is unclear. The Pixel Watch will have 32 GB of flash memory, so you can store music and more on the watch.
The watch will be produced by Compal, which produced many Apple Watches and is generally one of the largest manufacturers of various electronics.
1.39-inch AMOLED screen, 150 sport modes, GPS, NFC, heart rate and SpO2 sensors, water resistance and 24 days of battery life for $225. Amazfit T-Rex 2 smartwatch introduced
Huami has officially unveiled the T-Rex 2 smartwatch, one of the brand’s most secure models. Thus, the device remains operational at temperatures down to -30 ° C, it can be submerged in water (10ATM, you can swim with the watch). There’s also a built-in compass, barometer, altimeter, and GPS receiver (supporting Beidou, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS).
The watch uses a rechargeable battery with a capacity of 500 mAh, the declared autonomy reaches 24 days. The round AMOLED display is characterized by a diameter of 1.39 inches.
Amazfit T-Rex 2 supports 150 sports modes, six-channel optical sensor BioTracker 3.0 PPG of its own design supports heart rate and blood oxygen concentration. Also, the device allows you to determine the frequency of breathing and recognizes atrial fibrillation. Naturally, there are systems for monitoring sleep and stress.
The novelty will go on sale in China on May 31 at a price of $225. The color options for Amazfit T-Rex 2 are black and green.
1.62-inch AMOLED screen, 120 workout modes, water resistance, heart rate and SpO2 sensors, NFC for $42. Presented fitness bracelets Mi Band 7 and Mi Band 7 NFC
Xiaomi has just introduced a new generation of branded fitness bracelets in China – Mi Band 7. As usual, there are two devices in the series – with and without NFC. Mi Band 7 NFC will cost the first buyers the equivalent of $42, the version without NFC is priced at $36.
In the new generation, the screen is significantly enlarged – its diagonal has increased to 1.62 inches, and the pixel density is 326 per inch. The AMOLED panel supports the Always On Display mode. Also, even in the screenshots of the presentation, you can see significantly redesigned graphics. Dynamic wallpapers also allow you to diversify the Mi Band 7 interface somewhat.
The fitness bracelet supports 120 workout modes. There are heart rate and SpO2 sensors. The second, when detecting a noticeable decrease in blood oxygenation, will warn the user with vibration and an alarm message on the screen. There is also a sleep monitoring system.
Mi Band 7 are protected from water (5ATM), work offline up to 14 days. The mass of the bracelet is only 13 grams.
Even more like the iPhone: Apple Watch Series 8 showed from all sides in high-quality images
Apple is expected to launch three smartwatch models this fall, including the Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE, and the first rugged watch. This post provides high-quality renderings of the Apple Watch Series 8 based on leaks and available information.
The biggest difference compared to the Apple Watch Series 7 is that the screen protector is completely flat. This makes the watch case look more like an iPhone case. You can also see that the screen frame has become even smaller. It is quite possible that the Apple Watch Series 8 will be the watch with the highest effective display area.
Enlarged slots for the speaker are visible on the left side of the case, the usual clock controls are located on the right side. The watch will be able to measure heart rate and blood oxygen saturation. As for measuring temperature, blood sugar and blood pressure, Apple is working on these features, but they are unlikely to appear this year.
According to rumors, the presentation of the Apple Watch Series 8 will take place in September this year.
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