Amazfit GTS 2, GTR 2 are launching soon with an Apple Watch 6 feature
- Huami launches the Amazfit GTR 2 and GTS 2 models on September 22nd.
- The two fitness watches support the monitoring of blood oxygen.
- You also get the option to save music independently.
Amazfit follows in the footsteps of Samsung and Apple and brings new fitness watches with blood oxygen monitoring onto the market. The Amazfit GTS and GTR are two of the cheapest wearables from Huami and they are now getting successors in the form of the Amazfit GTS 2 and Amazfit GTR 2. The two new fitness watches will be launched in China on September 22nd to other markets such as the USA and Asia, exactly like their predecessors.
Other smartwatches have already offered blood oxygen monitoring, but Huami founder and CEO Huang Wang made specific comparisons with Apple in a Weibo post, adding that Amazfit wearables and the Apple Watch always matched one another. Wang claims (machine translated) that Amazfit’s blood oxygen monitoring solution is superior to Apple’s offerings for the Series 6. The Amazfit GTR 2 and GTS 2 use the blood oxygen data to assess the quality of breath while sleeping.
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We suspect that the Amazfit GTR 2 will be the higher quality fitness watch of the two, as the original GTR was also more expensive than the GTS. However, you can expect overlapping features, as is the case with most of the Amazfit fitness watches. In addition to sharing blood oxygen monitoring capabilities, both the Amazfit GTR 2 and Amazfit GTS 2 offer an independent music playback feature this time. This means that users can download songs directly to the watches over WiFi, a feature that their predecessors lacked.
Elsewhere, the fitness watches are equipped with a heart rate sensor and possibly a voice assistant. The design of the Amazfit GTS 2 and GTR 2 (pictured above) remains largely the same as the previous generation models, only that they look like they could be made from higher quality materials. We also hope that Amazfit will improve its software to avoid the annoying app connectivity issues that we have had with most fitness watches.
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