A number of shops in Europe have jumped the gun and began promoting the Xiaomi Watch 2, a less expensive model of the Xiaomi Watch 2 Professional, regardless that Xiaomi is but to announce the watch formally.
A few shops in Belgium are charging 200 for it, one in Slovakia has it priced at 250. We guess the previous is the meant worth because the Professional mannequin can simply be discovered for 230 today (it launched at 270 for the Bluetooth mannequin and 330 for the LTE one).
Xiaomi Watch 2 in silver
The Xiaomi Watch 2 has the identical 1.43 466 x 466px AMOLED show, nonetheless, the 46mm case is made out of aluminum as an alternative of chrome steel just like the Professional. The watch is offered in black and silver with an identical TPU strap.
It has a coronary heart charge and SpO2 monitor, built-in GPS and a 5 ATM water resistance ranking. Its powered by the identical Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 chipset operating Put on OS. Xiaomi claims 65 hour battery life for each watches, so we assume that the battery capability is similar at 495mAh (in our assessments we obtained two full days out of the Professional with All the time-On Show enabled and had battery to spare within the night).
Xiaomi Watch 2 in black
By way of connectivity, the Xiaomi Watch 2 has Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi and NFC. Crucially, there is no such thing as a LTE choice. This and the case materials appear to be the important thing differentiators between the vanilla and Professional watches.
We are going to preserve an eye fixed out for an official press launch from Xiaomi for a affirmation on the value and different particulars (e.g. will or not it’s accessible outdoors of Europe?).