Huami Amazfit GTR Review: An Absolute Option for Best Budget Traditional-look Smartwatch

We all know that there are only two types of watch in the market: digital and analog. But, nowadays those two types of watches have been receiving revolutionary updates that makes them significantly different from the traditional version. It’s called smartwatch. Many manufaturers involved themselves into this particular market nowadays, by offering their flagships smartwatch. And Huami, a little kid from Chinese’s Xiaomi, is one of them. The company has been successfully show us a wonderful combination of analog and digital watch by releasing the current Amazfit GTR. Then, how the watch actually looks like? Here is the HUAMI Amazfit GTR Review.

HUAMI AMAZFIT GTR Review; Design

To begin the Amazfit GTR Review, let’s talk about design. The watches are offered in two sizes; 47mm and 42mm of length. What makes them different? In general, they both are the same in term of function. But, there are distinctive difference in term of case diameter and thickness, the AMOLED screen size and resolution, battery capacity, and material and color combinations. The table below will make it easy for you to make the best choice.

  Amazfit GTR 47mm Amazfit GTR 42mm
Size 47.2 x 47.2 x 10.75 mm 42.6 x 42.6 x 9.2 mm
Weight Aluminum alloy: Approx. 36g Stainless steel: Approx. 48g Titanium: Approx. 40g Approx. 25.5g
Screen 1.39 ” AMOLED, Resolution 454×454, 326ppi 1.2″ AMOLED, Resolution 390×390, 326ppi
Watch Straps 1 Brown leather strap(Aluminum alloy and stainless steel) Starry Black : Black silicone strap Cherry Blossom Pink: Pink silicone strap Moonlight white: White silicone strap
Watch Straps 2  Fluor rubber strap (Titanium) Coral Red: Red silicon strap Glitter Edition: White Leather Strap
Battery 410mAh LiPo 195mAh LiPo

AMAZFIT GTR Features

Huami Amazfit GTR Review - watch side

As stated earlier in this Amazfit GTR Review, in term of function, both watch sizes are very similar. They both have 6-axis acceleration sensors, 3-axis geomagnetic sensors, air pressure sensors, capacity sensors, air-pressure sensors, and ambient light sensors. At the watch face, iit is coated with corning gorilla 3 tempered glass for better protection. The face is also equipped with anti-fingerprint coating over their AMOLED touch screens. For those who like to swim, the new AMAZFIT GTR is water resistance up to 5 ATM (50 meters). Surely you can bring the watch swim with this capability.

In the connectivity sector, HUAMI gave the watch Bluetooth v5.0 wireless connectivity for better synchronization with your mobile phone. The device also supports both GPS and GLONASS satellite navigation systems for better positioning. 12 different sports modes are also available. These modes are outdoor running, treadmill, walking, outdoor cycling, indoor cycling, open water swimming, pool swimming, elliptical trainer, climbing, trail running, skiing and exercise. While for the app support, android and iOS based devices (android v5.0 and iOS v10.0 and above) are also available to use.

Benefits of having AMAZFIT GTR

Amazfit GTR Review - back side

Let talks the detail of Amazfit GTR that the other watch doesn’t have. First off, Amazfit has 12 sports modes. This mode is ranging from daily activities such as walking, running, or swimming, to occasional activities like climbing and skiing. It would definitely help you a lot to know and maintain your daily exercise and activities.

Moreover, based on most Amazfit GTR Review, it’s stated that the watch has been integrated with PPG biological tracking optical sensor too. This is the sensor made by Huami itself. This means that even heart rate could be monitored by this smart watch. Moreover, it also provides alarm system when we have high or too low heart rate, and reviewing fat-burning range. So exercise will be more effective and under-controlled.

Having exercise in water is not such and obstacle for us when we put Amazfit GTR on hand. It has 5 ATM water resistance. This means that the watch can be brought on swimming, snorkling, even we can use it under rain. So, no need to be worry about some risk to have the smart watch on when the rain is pouring. It strong enough to be in the water.

Connectivity that Brings Ease

Huami Amazfit GTR Review - watch face

Exercise sometimes can be a little bit boring when there is no entertainment around us. But, don’t worry since Amazfit GTR serves you with music services. Since it has connectivity via Bluetooth. So you can connect it to your mobile phone to play your lovely music. Even when we walk to our office, we also do not need to worry because there is this awesome smart watch to entertain us by playing our music. Las but not least, it provides calls, SMS, or social media notification as well as step counter built in.

Moreover, this smart watch has so many beautiful straps that could be combined when we get bored with the previous strap. Even for teenager there are so many colorful strap choices. Amazfit also provides us with some amazing display of watch. It could be controlled by our phone. As mentioned before, Amazfit GTR has Bluetooth connectivity to connect with our mobile phone. So, it would be easily controlled by our phone.

Amazfit GTR Review: Price and Availability

Amazfit GTR Review - watch on hand

To resume this Amazfit GTR Review, we state that this watch is good looking smart watch and it is affordable. The price is not too high as other smart watch we know, especially when it’s compared to other strong competes like the current Apple and Galaxy watch. Indeed, for once it looks just like a regular watch than many other smartwatches out there. And it is pretty much underrated.

Now it is the time for us to get our decision to choose if this is the fittest one for us or should we take some effort to get another one. If you think this is the best fit smartwatch, you need to spend around £99 / $170 / AU$267 for 42 mm model, and around £115 / $180 / AU$272 for 47 mm model. However, price adjustment may be different for each area depending where you’re living.

Originally written by: Mohamad Rizki Abadi
Edited by: Eko Prasetyo

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