Realme is expanding its portfolio of wearable devices with the launch of two new smartwatches in India today. Realme Band and Realme Watch have joined the Realme Watch S series. The Realme Watch S and Watch S Pro feature circular displays, heart rate also blood oxygen monitoring, an IP rating, and high battery life.
Realme Watch S Pro
Realme Watch S Pro is the major premium offering of these two. It features a stainless steel case, which houses a 1.39-inch circular AMOLED touchscreen. It has a resolution of 454 x 454 pixels, a maximum brightness of up to 450 nits, and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
The watch also comes with over 100 watch faces and always-on display support. But, Realme says that both features will be added via an OTA update at a later date. Also, you can see that you have two buttons on the right and the option to choose between silicone and vegan leather straps.
Speaking of health also fitness features, this Realme Watch S Pro supports up to 15 sport modes. This includes outdoor running, indoor running, outdoor walking, indoor walking, outdoor cycling, spinning, hiking, swimming (latest addition and SWOLF / Kcal/length/type records), basketball, yoga, rowing, elliptical, cricket, strength training, and free training.
The watch includes dual satellite GPS support to help users record workouts more accurately. You also don’t need to carry your phone while running or jogging, thanks to this addition. 24/7 heart rate, sleep, and blood oxygen (SpO2) monitoring complete the health suite. You’ll also receive hydration and sedentary alerts, along with onboard meditation features.
Realme Watch S Pro arrives with a 420 mAh battery that gives up to 14 days of battery life with heart rate monitoring enabled. The magnetic charging case available in the box can charge the watch up to 100% in just two hours.
This Realme Watch S Pro weighs only 63.5 grams also should be comfortable to wear for long hours. It is water-resistant to 5ATM / 50 meters, supports Bluetooth 5.0, and a host of software features.
Realme watch S
The Realme Watch S was first launched in Pakistan in November. The standard Watch S has the same feature set as the Pro variant. They only differ on the screen and the front of the battery. This standard variant also does not help dual satellite GPS.
It includes a 1.3-inch IPS LCD touchscreen instead of an AMOLED screen on the Pro variant. The screen features a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and up to 600 nits of maximum brightness. There’s a shorter 390mAh battery here, this company promises extra battery life, up to 15 days on a single charge. This Pro variant offers 14 days of battery life. The rest of the software, health, and fitness remain the same. You can read about them in detail here.
Price and availability
Realme Watch S Pro is priced at Rs. 9,999 and will compete with the Mi Watch Revolve in India, which is available at the same price. It will go on sale from December 29, exclusively on the Realme and Flipkart online store.
Realme Watch S is priced at Rs. 4,999 in India. It will go on sale from December 28, exclusively on the Realme and Flipkart online store. You can buy other colored silicone straps for Rs. 499 (as of Jan 5) and started with leather straps for Rs. 999 (coming soon) for both watches.
There is also a Realme Watch S Master Edition, designed in association with Graflex, and it will retail for Rs. 5,999 in India. The Realme Buds Air Pro with ANC support also received a Master Edition update. It now comes in a New Wave Silver color variant that is priced at Rs. 4,999 in India.
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