Xiaomi presents the smartwatches Xiaomi Watch S1 and Watch S1 Active

Xiaomi presenta los smartwatches Xiaomi Watch S1 y Watch S1 Active

Although the main protagonists of Xiaomi’s presentation have been its smartphones, the Xiaomi Watch S1 and Xiaomi Watch S1 Active smartwatches, two identical devices, with the only difference its design, the materials of its dial and its strap. As for the Active model, it is quite likely that in a short time we will begin to see many people use it, since all customers who buy the Xiaomi 12 during the pre-purchase period will receive it as a gift.

The difference in materials between both models, however, provides an extra elegance to the Xiaomi Watch S1, a smartwatch that, seen from the side, could easily pass for a designer analog clock, especially if we equip it with its leather strap. However, under this design, we are faced with watches that, without a doubt, have sport in their DNA.

Xiaomi Watch S1 and Watch S1 Active: technical specifications

Xiaomi Watch S1 Xiaomi Watch S1 Active
Screen AMOLED 1.43 inches, 466 x 466 points, 326 dpi, 60 hertz, 50 nits, sapphire glass AMOLED 1.43 inches, 466 x 466 points, 326 dpi, 60 hertz, 50 nits
connectivity WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS. WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS.
sensors

Heart rate (with SpO2), accelerometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, atmospheric sensor and ambient light

Heart rate (with SpO2), accelerometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, atmospheric sensor and ambient light

Battery 470 milliamps, wireless charging 470 milliamps, wireless charging
Waterproof 5 atmospheres 5 atmospheres
belt leather strap and fluorocarbon strap Silicone
OS Proprietary, compatible with Android 6, iOS 10 and later versions of both Proprietary, compatible with Android 6, iOS 10 and later versions of both
Dimensions and weight
(without strap)
46.5 x 46.5 x 11 millimeters, 52 grams 46.5 x 47.3 x 11 millimeters, 36.3 grams

As you will have verified when reviewing the specifications, you will have been able to confirm what I indicated at the beginning, and that is that we are facing two devices identical in specifications (and therefore in performance), which are distinguished only by the design extras of the Xiaomi Watch S1, that is, its dial made of sapphire glass, and its leather strap, as well as the fact that in this regard, this model includes two straps.

For the rest, we find a smartwatch with a screen of a fairly decent size, 1.43 inches, housed in a 46.5 x 46.5 millimeter dial, a little over a centimeter thick. Excluding the weight of the strap, its weight ranges between 52 grams for the Xiaomi Watch S1 and 36.3 grams for the Active model. Thus, we find a watch with a screen of the most appropriate size, and yet it is quite light.

With regard to its connectivity, the company has not fallen short, since it has provided it with WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC payment functions. In addition, it also offers compatibility with the main satellite positioning systems, GPS, Galileo, Glonass, etc.. Something that, added to the sensors it integrates, makes the Xiaomi Watch S1 a good option for practicing sports both indoors and outdoors, as well as for monitoring some important aspects of our vital signs.

For the practice of sports, the operating system of the Xiaomi Watch S1 is capable of quantify the activity of 117 training modes, 19 of which are professional training. And water sports are also included in this list, as both models offer a water resistance of five atmospheres. In addition, to offer more facilities in this regard, the smartwatch can be configured so that the sports activity is activated with a single press.

Regarding their autonomy, both models integrate a battery of 470 milliampswhich according to the manufacturer’s data is capable of offering up to 12 days of autonomy for average use, which can be extended up to double, 24 days, if used in energy saving mode.

The Xiaomi Watch S1 and Watch S1 Active smartwatches are now on sale on the Xiaomi website, and buyers who purchase one of them between now and March 20, both days inclusive, will receive a gift for their purchase. Redmi Buds 3 Lite headphones. Their prices are 199.99 euros for the Watch S1 and 249.99 euros for the Watch S1 Active.

More information: Xiaomi


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