In this review of the new Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro we are going to analyze all the potential of the new Xiaomi smartwatch united, finally at wearOS operating system. With this Xiaomi, Google’s operating system now allows access to over 200 third-party apps, take advantage of Google’s voice assistant and guarantee the best performance offered by services Google.
Our review of the Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro
The Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro is a high-end smartwatch which offers an elegant design, a wide range of functions and excellent battery life. Powered by one 1st generation Snapdragon W5+ processorthe performance yield and the right balance with battery consumption seems guaranteed.
But let’s start in order
The Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro boasts a modern and elegant design, in line with the style of most smartwatches but at the same time very distinct, with the circumference of the stainless steel case, slightly raised compared to the rest. This is characterized not only by a classic rotating crown, to better move between the menus, but also by two reprogrammable side buttons. The chest contains one 1.43″ AMOLED screen (466×466) that makes dimensions and weight of the smartwatch (about 55g) in line with the competition.
The smartwatch boasts a solid build as well as high quality materials which give the device a premium look. The strap it is available in two versions: Brown leather e Black fluorinated rubber. The latter is the version used for this review of the Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro and boasts the same performance quality as the watch. The returned feel is pleasant and the satin effect does not retain fingerprints and does not make the skin sweat even during prolonged use.
Inside the package, as well as the Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro, you will also find the instruction booklet and the USB charging base.
We find the same premium quality inside the smartwatch. As anticipated, the device is powered by a Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 processor, among the company’s most recent. This processor has been specially improved to offer excellent performance and at the same time optimize battery consumption. At the same time, i 2GB of RAM (LPDDR4) and 32 GB of internal memory allow him to store a large amount of content offline and get the maximum fluidity even during an excessive workload.
To these characteristics are added software e sensors dedicated to health and training. The smartwatch in fact allows acareful and rapid analysis of elements such as heart rate, SpO₂, sleep and much more. Among these we also find the Independent five-satellite GNSS positioning. This translates into absolute precision in terms of positioning and tracking during sports such as running or cycling.
One thing fuels everything 520mAh battery which guarantees autonomy of over 2 dayswhich obviously varies depending on the use we make of it.
Our test of the Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro
For this review, we tested the Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro for about 3 weeks, during which it replaced our normally used smartwatch.
Let’s start right away by saying that the smartwatch It presents itself excellently. Design and materials truly convey a premium feel that combined with the quality and brightness of the AMOLED screen, make it one of the best-looking smartwatches released this year. The wide range of customizable dials allows you to tailor the look of the watch to your preferences, adding a touch of personality.
The fitness and health tracking features are extremely comprehensive. The watch accurately monitors physical activity, heart rate, sleep and offers a wide range of sports modes to track and improve performance during training. Everything can be clearly monitored on theMii Fitness application. From here we will also be able to analyze the health parameters and fitness data of the others 150 sports supported. Professional algorithm models provide accurate exercise data and analysis to help you improve even more.
Battery life is a strong point, allowing for extended use without having to recharge frequently. It is excellent for those who want a device that can accompany them throughout the day, even in situations of intense use. We pushed it hard but despite everything it managed to meet the average of around 2 hours of use. Clearly the situation could change if you think about using it Always On display mode.
In every situation, while travelling, at the gym, at home sprawled out on the sofa, the Xiaomi Watch2 Pro moved excellently and never gave us any problems.
The review of the Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro in brief
It is a complete and versatile smartwatch that, among other things, offers a excellent value for money. Everything we have seen so far could in fact be yours for circa 270€ (for the Bluetooth version). Such a price for a smartwatch of this range, quality and attention to design is truly more than competitive.
The Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro is a great choice for those looking for a smart watch that combines style, advanced features and reliability. Added to this is also the effectiveness and versatility of the Google’s WearOS operating system which finally arrives on Xiaomi and makes a device that is already excellent in itself even better.