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The Amazfit Falcon became 500 euros

The Amazfit Falcon became 500 euros

There are no more secrets surrounding Amazfit’s latest watch, the Falcon was introduced and immediately took the throne at the top of the company’s product range. The Amazfit FalconThe manufacturer refers to it as a premium durable smart watch, the case is made of TC4 titanium, corrosion resistant, and the four physical buttons are also made of titanium. The housing met the criteria required to obtain the MIL-STD 810G standard and is also rated 20 ATM, which is supposed to withstand water up to a depth of 200 meters. This is the first watch with 20 ATM certification in the Amazfit range.

The Amazfit FalconThe Amazfit Falcon The Amazfit Falcon (source: Amazfit) [+]

In terms of dimensions, we can talk about a case of 49.45 x 47.2 x 12.95 millimeters, which weighs 64 grams without the strap. The built-in circular display is AMOLED technology, 1.28″ in diameter, with 416 x 416 pixels (326 ppi), with sapphire crystal glass protection above it. In addition to the fingerprint-repellent layer, the display is characterized by a maximum brightness of 1000 nits. Falcon uses the standard 22 millimeter quick-release straps, the manufacturer includes a silicone strap in the box, which is good for wrists with a diameter between 150 and 205 millimeters.

(source: Amazfit) [+]

Among the important features of the watch is that it can connect to six navigation systems, and dual-band GPS (L1 and L5) is now standard for navigation and route recording. The watch can guide its user back to the start position along the fixed route, as well as the shortest route. Route plans can be imported through the Zepp application, and it can also provide real-time navigation. The important addition, however, is that the real-time navigation and navigation back to the start functions will come to the watch in the form of an OTA update and only support a limited number of sports modes: for example, running, walking, cycling, mountain climbing, hiking, open water swimming and boating, as well as more specialized versions of them, such as mountain biking.

Typical features of navigation in the Amazfit FalconTypical features of navigation in the Amazfit Falcon Typical features of navigation in the Amazfit Falcon (source: Amazfit) [+]

The basic health functions of Amazfit watches are also provided here, the BioTracker 3.0 PPG sensor allows the watch to track heart rate, blood oxygen level, sleep, stress and, according to the manufacturer, up to 150 different indoor or outdoor sports, 8 of which can be tracked automatically. can be recognized by the device. During training, the display can remain on, the watch can also be connected to accessories (e.g. chest strap, bicycle accessories) with Bluetooth 5.0 in addition to the phone, this data is collected in the Zepp application, from where Strava, Google Fit, Apple Health, They also sync into the Relive and Adidas Running applications. The Falcon is equipped with an accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, barometric altimeter and ambient light sensor, as well as 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi, through which we can copy maps and music to the 2.3 GB free space. A phone running Android 7.0 or iOS 12.0 is the minimum requirement as a companion to the watch.

You need the Zepp app for Android or iOS to sync.
You need the Zepp app for Android or iOS to sync. (source: Amazfit) [+]

The battery is 500 mAh, with average use, according to the manufacturer, it lasts for two weeks with one charge and two hours to charge the depleted Falcon via the 5-pin magnetic connector. The promised operating time is 30 days in battery-saving mode, 7 days with heavy use, 21 hours in the most accurate mode using GPS, 38 hours in balanced mode, and 50 hours in energy-saving mode, which Falcon can provide according to the manufacturer.

A 500 mAh battery works in the watch.
A 500 mAh battery works in the watch. (source: Amazfit) [+]

The device went on sale in the US for $500, in France, Germany, Italy, Spain for €500 and in the UK for £500 via Amazfit’s own website and Amazon. In the coming weeks, the device will also appear on AliExpress, and the list of countries where it will be sold will expand. Based on the price in euros, for example, through the German Amazon, a minimum of HUF 210,000 must be paid for the watch.

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