Amazfit Verge smartwatch launched in India for Rs 11,999

Huami has launched the Amazfit Verge smartwatch in India. The Xiaomi-backed brand had previously launched wearable devices like the Amazfit Pace, Cor and Stratos in the country.

Amazfit Verge features and specifications:

The Amazfit Verge features a 1.3-inch circular AMOLED display, which features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and an anti-fingerprint coating. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and features 4GB of inbuilt memory. It runs Amazfit OS, which is based on Android, and offers up to five days of battery life. The Amazfit is also IP68-certified for dust-and water-resistance.

The Amazfit Verge features an optical heart rate sensor, which offers all-day heart rate tracking. Additionally, it is also equipped with GPS, GLONASS, acceleration sensor, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor and air pressure sensor. This enables it to calculate time, speed, elevation, distance, pace and more. The watch is also able to track 11 different activities, including running, walking, cycling, elliptical, climbing and skiing.

The watch can display notifications for incoming calls, messages, emails and other app notifications. There are a total of 13 watch faces available. The Amazfit Verge can connect to Android 4.4 and iOS 9.0 and above devices via Bluetooth. Users can also connect wireless earbuds and listen to music stored on the watch. Huami says about 2.4GB of storage is available for use.

Commenting on the launch, Mark Mau, Senior Overseas Sales Director, Huami, said, “At Huami, it is our endeavor to provide our customers with the best of both, fashion and technology. For the launch of Amazfit Verge in India, we have amplified the technological features on the wrist while maintaining our aesthetically fashioned designs. With wellness being such a strong part of an individual’s daily life, we know that our fans will fall in love with Amazfit Verge.”

Amazfit Verge pricing and availability:

The Amazfit Verge is priced at Rs 11,999, and will be available in a choice of three colours – Sky Grey, Twilight Blue and Moonlight White. It will be available exclusively on Amazon India starting January 15th.

Ketaki Bhojnagarwala

Ketaki has over 10 years experience writing on tech, having worked at the Hindu Business Line and 91mobiles earlier. When she's not editing copies or reviewing the latest gadgets, she spends her time binge-watching Netflix and reading fantasy fiction.