Amazfit, a global smart wearable brand owned by Zepp Health, has launched the Amazfit Bip 5 smartwatch in India. The device is priced at Rs. 7,499 and is exclusively available on Amazon. The Amazfit Bip 5 claims to offer an expanded and intelligent user experience with a large screen, advanced health features, support for Bluetooth phone calls, 120+ sports modes and seamless connectivity. In this article, we will review the Amazfit Bip 5 and see if it lives up to its promises.
Amazfit Bip 5 – Design and Display
The Amazfit Bip 5 sports a rectangular design with a plastic body and a silicone strap. It comes in three colors: Soft Black, Cream White, and Pastel Pink. The watch weighs 27 grams and is IP68 water-resistant. It has a single button on the right side for navigation and power.
The highlight of the Amazfit Bip 5 is its 1.91-inch TFT touchscreen display with a resolution of 320 x 380 pixels and a pixel density of 260 PPI. The display is protected by 2.5D tempered glass with an anti-fingerprint coating. It also supports an always-on option and has a peak brightness of up to 1000 nits. The display offers vibrant colors and crisp text, as well as customizable watch faces.
Features and Performance
The Amazfit Bip 5 runs on Zepp OS 2.0, which is compatible with Android and iOS devices. It can connect via Bluetooth 5.2 BLE and supports four satellite positioning systems: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS. It also has a built-in microphone and speaker that enable Bluetooth calling when paired with a smartphone. Users can make and answer calls directly from the watch without taking out their phone.
Another feature of the Amazfit Bip 5 is the integration of Amazon Alexa, which allows users to use voice commands to control their smart devices, check the weather, set reminders, and more. The watch also has over 70 apps and 30 mini-games that users can install and play on their watch for fun and entertainment.
The Amazfit Bip 5 also prioritizes health and fitness with features like blood-oxygen saturation measurement, heart rate monitoring, stress level monitoring, sleep tracking, menstrual cycle tracking, PAI health assessment system, and health alerts for various metrics. The watch has a BioTracker PPG biometric sensor that enables continuous monitoring of these parameters.
For exercise enthusiasts, the Amazfit Bip 5 supports tracking for over 120 sports modes and intelligently recognizes seven sports automatically. It can also broadcast sports data via the speaker, provide virtual pacer guidance, measure training effect, training load, VO2 max, and more. The watch can sync with third-party fitness apps like Strava, Adidas Running, Komoot, Relive, as well as smartphone apps like Google Fit and Apple Health.
The Amazfit Bip 5 is powered by a 300 mAh battery that promises up to 10 days of usage in typical scenarios and up to five days under heavy use. There is also a battery saver mode that extends the battery life up to 26 days. The watch comes with a magnetic charging base that can fully charge the battery in about two hours.
Price and Availability
The Amazfit Bip 5 comes at an attractive price of INR 7,499. It is available in three elegant colors: Soft Black, Cream White, and Pastel Pink. Indian consumers can exclusively purchase the Amazfit Bip 5 on Amazon, starting 31st August 2023.