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After Xiaomi released two AMOLED products last month, the tech company’s affiliate under MiOT Ecosystem Black Shark announced its gaming smartphone 4S—also featuring an AMOLED screen—on October 11. The next day, Huami (Xiaomi’s wearable affiliate) launched three AMOLED products.
Black Shark’s AMOLED Smartphone Launched on Oct. 13
At 15:00 of October 13, the gaming phone maker officially launched its 4S series.
The 4S features a Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 870 processor, 6.67-inch AMOLED flat screen and E4 light-emitting material. The product boasts an ultra-high refresh rate of 144Hz, multi-touch sampling rate of 720Hz and the Dual Disk Array System 2.0 enabling UFS and SSD to deliver double write speeds.
Additionally, the smartphone comes with 120W fast charging, support for dynamic hidden bangs and Dual-Zone Screen Pressure Sensitivity 5.0 with a back cover made using nano- photolithography. The phone is available in grey and white.
Founded in August 2017, Black Shark is a member of Xiaomi’s MiOT Ecosystem focusing on gaming smartphone technologies. As of 1H21, the company has released nine smartphone models.
Huami Announces Three AMOLED Smart Watches
On the afternoon of October 12, Huami held a global product launch event Amazfit 2021, with three new smart watches, namely Amazfit GTR 3, GTS 3 and GTR 3 Pro being unveiled.
The Amazfit GTR 3 model features a 1.39-inch ultra-high-definition AMOLED screen, 100+ watch faces and 15 animated faces, plus multiple modularized layouts allowing users to tailor information display on their watches.
Run by the Zepp OS operating system, the GTR 3 is compatible to various mini-programs (a type of app with no download required), such as those reminding users to drink water and those allowing them to listen to music on NetEase Cloud Music and take pictures with a GoPro. Users can develop mini-programs and design watch faces using the development package available on Huami’s official website.
Further, the GTR 3 model is engineered with the third-gen BioTracker, enabling 24/7 monitoring of one’s health conditions including the heart rate, blood oxygen level, and sleep quality. The watch, which also features 150+ exercise modes as well as NFC, WeChat Pay and Alipay offline payment, boasts a battery life of up to 21 days.
Built on the basis of the GTR 3 specs, the GTR 3 Pro adopts a 1.45-inch super retina AMOLED screen with 480×480 resolution and 331 ppi. This pro version comes with the PumpBeats blood pressure tracker engine, plus features of Bluetooth calling, offline voice assistant and standalone music playing.
The square-shaped GTS 3 is known for its thin, lightweight design with thickness of 8.8 mm and weight of 24.4 g. The watch is available in “stone black, foggy white and sand brown” colors. With a 1.75-inch screen, the Zepp-based smart watch can perform routine tasks without being charged for 12 days.
The Amazfit GTR 3 and GTS 3 are both priced at 899 yuan ($140.60), whereas the stone black GTR 3 costs 1,099 yuan ($171.88) and the desert brown 1,199 yuan ($187.52).
Huami, a smart wearable business founded in 2014, specializes in producing smart consumer wearables such as wristbands and watches, in addition to fitness- and health-related equipment (e.g., weight scales, body fat scales, sneakers and sportswear). (Sources: iTHOME and Kuaikeji)