Xiaomi Mi Watch is one of the most advanced smartwatches at a low price. And now, a new competitor is trying to challenge it. The new Indian wearable device called boAt Flash Watch also offers a lower price.
Boat Watch Flash Launched— Ankit (@TechnoAnkit1) March 6, 2021
1.3" LCD display
7 days battery Life
10 Sports mode
IP68 Sweat,water & Dust resistant
Heart rate,SpO2,Sleep monitor
Sedentary & Hydration alert
Music & Camera control
It is more budget-friendly compared to Xiaomi, which costs around $100. Specifically, the new competitor of the Chinese manufacturer costs around $40. This is more than half the price of the popular Mi Watch model.
On the other hand, its cheap cost is also better than those offered by Noise, Realme, and other popular budget-friendly brands. However, BOAT, the developer behind Xiaomi's Indian device competitor, still needs to compromise some of its features in order to achieve the $40 tag.
If you are having some trouble deciding on which model to buy, then this spec-by-spec guide is the right one for you. But, you need to remember that cheap gadgets still offer less performance compared to expensive ones.
Xiaomi Mi Watch Vs. boAt Flash Watch
Based on the details offered by Gadgets Now's latest report, Xiaomi Mi Watch still has the upper hand when it comes to specifications. To give you more idea, here are the features that Mi Watch offers but boAt Flash smartwatch model:
Features offered by Mi Watch but not available on boAt Flash Watch
- Rectangular, Flat Dial Design
- 570 mAh battery capacity
- Light, GPS, Accelerometer, and Gyro sensors
- Activity Inactivity, Sleep Quality, Hours Slept, Heart Rate trackers
- Corning Gorilla Glass, v3
- 368 x 448 pixels
- 326 PPI
Features offered by boAt Flash Watch model
- Smart Watch, User Manual, Warranty Card
- Accelerometer sensors
- Heart Rate tracker
- Bluetooth Version 5
- TFT LCD Display
Is boAt Flash Watch Still A Good Deal?
Geekman explained that the new boAt Flash Watch model is still a good device considering its very low price. It can still perform smoothly when it comes to tracking sleep, heart tracking, Spo2, and tracking sleep.
On the other hand, the data it provides is still quite accurate since it is similar to other smartwatches and fitness band brands. However, some consumers say that this wearable gadget's steps tracking feature is reliable.
They added that you still need to make some adjustments just to make to software more accurate.
Aside from this, it also lacks GPS support. Although this is the case, it can still connect to your smartphone in a matter of seconds. After that, you can now use your handset's GPS together with boAt Flash Watch.
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Written by: Griffin Davis