The new sport smartwatch from Amazfit is here, the Amazfit Stratos 3, said to be the successor to the Amazfit Stratos which is so far successful in terms of sales with sport features and premium look. The Amazfit Stratos 3 has still that Stratos feel with its carbon fiber casing. It is available in standard and elite edition (titanium) with a better craftsmanship and material. If you are going to take a look at, the stratos 3 design it has a mixed of Stratos and GTR design.
The standard edition weighs 59.6g and the elite edition weighs 68.7g, both of the models are waterproof up to 50 meters.
Unlike the GTR, Verge and Nexo, the smartwatch is back to reflective display similar to Stratos and Pace which has an always on display, good graphic resolution, viewable whether its indoor or outdoors and with low power consumption. But unlike the Stratos and Pace, the Stratos 3 has a full circle display, a 1.34” inch full color with better resolution and brightness 320 x 300 pixels. The display is protected by AF coated Corning Gorilla 3 generation tempered glass (Amazfit Smart Sports Watch 3) and AF + AR coated sapphire (Amazfit Smart Sports Watch 3 Elite Edition).
Under the Hood
Running the Amazfit OS, the smartwatch is loaded with sensors such as BioTracker TM PPG Bio-Tracking Optical, Sensor, Accelerometer, GyroAir pressure sensor and Geomagnetic sensor. it has 4G GB of storage space but the user available space is about 1.9GB and with 512MB LPDDR3. Other functions included GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU and GALILEO for accurate positioning. There is also an NFC support but its function works in China only as of now, mostly on the aspect of transportation, connectivity includes Bluetooth 4.2 BLE 5.0WiFi 2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n.
One of the main features is the Dual Core,dual system for great performance and longer battery life, another one is the 19 sports mode loaded to it. It has intelligent sport tracking with FIRSTBEAT algorithm supporting precise tracking of your activity. Multi-sport mode includes running, cycling, walking,, skipping rope, swimming indoors, swimming outdoors, hiking, treadmill, tennis, soccer and more.
With its onboard storage, you can store up to 350 songs and with its Bluetooth connectivity, you can listen to the music with your Bluetooth headphones, you can listen to your favourite song while working out.
300mAh lithium ion polymer battery with battery life of 7 days in Smart mode , Ultra mode is about 14 days, and when GPS is activated it will last up to 35 hours.