Unlike most manufacturers, Vivo retains a conservative soul in its approach to the market. While producing an inordinate amount of smartphones (in 2019 there are about 50), it does not have many accessories in the catalog. Apart from some headphones and various cables, on the official store there are almost only phones and related gadgets. But things have changed and we had a first clue with the brand registration Vivo watch.
22 / 09 Update: The new Vivo Watch has been official in China for a few hours, the brand's first smartwatch, whose specifications and images have been confirmed and the price has been revealed.
Vivo Watch: all about specs, price and release
Design and specifications
The new Vivo watch is a smartphone with a circular case, as confirmed by the first leak images obtained by Digital Chat Station and others from Twitter, which betrays the sporting soul of his design. In addition to this, there is a crown that marks the minutes and the various function keys, different in the two versions: three for the version 46 mm and two, more classic, for the 42 mm. Among other things, the two cases have two different colors based on the diameter: the larger, more sporty one is 361 stainless steel, but with matt milling, while the 42 mm, more elegant, has a playful gold finish but always in steel. The bezel instead is in ceramic. The straps are also different: in fact, one is in fluoroelastomer and the other in nappa leather.
Moving on to the specifications, Vivo watch confirms the already revealed AMOLED display da 1.39 " (454 x 454 pixels) for the 46 mm e 1.19 " always AMOLED for the version of 42 mm (390 x 390 pixels). Both have the standard retina from PPI 326. They have well 6 types of sensors, which monitor blood oxygen (SpO2) but detect acceleration, air pressure, geomagnetism, ambient light and positioning. They are waterproof up to 50 meters and support theAlways On Display. On a sporting level, we also find the monitoring of Calories, daily steps and various activities such as outdoor running, swimming, cycling, mountaineering and others.
In addition to sports, the SmartWatch di Vivo It provides professional data analysis and collaborates with Firstbeat, a sports research institute in Europe, in order to improve the training of professionals. In addition, we find the health monitoring such as sleep, stress, heart rate and the aforementioned oxygen saturation in the blood, as well as helping the elderly with various reports. Support music playback, has theNFC, complete with payments and the voice assistant JOVI. Then there is no shortage of notifications, camera shutter, smartphone search, Bluetooth 5.1. The battery, as anticipated, promises the beauty of 18 days autonomy for the version from 46 mm, while that from 42 mm it comes up to 9 days.
Vivo Watch - Price and availability
The new Vivo watch arrive in China al price launch fee of 1299 yuan, which corresponds to approx 162€, which betray its premium soul in both versions. It is not clear if it will arrive in the West, but it would be quite interesting.⭐️ Discover the GizChina Advent Calendar with 25 super offers to unveil every day until Christmas .