Image source: Huami

Amazfit X fitness band to go into mass-production in first half of 2020

Huami has revealed today its futuristic looking Amazfit X fitness band will go into mass production during the first half of 2020.

Essential readingTop fitness trackers and health gadgets

The wearable, along with Amazfit GTS and Amazfit Stratos 3 was first presented at a conference in China back in August. Huami sent out teasers ahead of the event hinting at the two smartwatches, but Amazfit X was the surprise of the day. It’s fair to say the fitness band is unlike anything we have seen before in a commercial product.

the futuristic amazfit x fitness band comes with a flexible curved screen 1 - Amazfit X fitness band to go into mass-production in first half of 2020
Image source: Huami

Amazfit X uses a proprietary 12.5mm ultra high fall 2.07-inch flexible curved screen, which Huami says cost millions of dollars to develop. Manufacturing involved a hot-bending 3D process during which the moon shaped glass reaches a super-arc curvature of 92° through 700°C ultra-high temperature heating and 6-bend bending. Okay, we don’t know what any of that means but it certainly sounds complex!

The screen allows 244% more visibility compared to wearable devices of a similar size. It has HD resolution (326 ppi), 100% NTSC high colour saturation and brightness of up to 430 nits. With these specs readability in bright, sunny conditions should be no problem.

the futuristic amazfit x fitness band comes with a flexible curved screen 2 - Amazfit X fitness band to go into mass-production in first half of 2020
Image source: Huami

Amazfit X is made of metal with hidden electronic buttons on the outside and a three-segment motherboard inside a three section base plate (this was necessary due to the shape). The curved 220 mAh lithium battery guarantees about a week of use between charges. That’s not bad considering the high-res screen.

Huami didn’t go much into other internal specs at the press conference but you can bet there will be lots of fitness tracking functionality baked in. The large display would also make such a wearable ideal for notifications and other smart functionality.

The company is still working on ironing out all the issues before it goes to mass production. During today’s Annual Strategic Media Communication Conference for 2019 the company revealed it expects that this will happen in the next six months. If the end product looks anything like these pictures, it will certainly be worth the wait. All we’ve got to say is wow!

Like this article? Subscribe to our monthly newsletter and never miss out!

Sharing is caring!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.