Realme Watch S has officially launched months after its bigger and more advanced variant was teased at the IFA 2020 in Berlin. While that bigger model, called the Watch S Pro isn’t official yet, Realme is introducing the Watch S in Pakistan today. The new Watch S could also be an enormous upgrade over the company’s first smartwatch called the Realme Watch. The Watch S brings a circular design, a faster processor, and a light-sensitive display which can change brightness automatically.
Realme Watch S Price, Availability
The Realme Watch S is priced at PKR 14,999, which translates to roughly Rs 7,000 in India. it’ll be available to urge within the market starting November 14. The company has not said when it’ll bring it to other markets but the company’s India boss Madhav Sheth recently confirmed that both Watch S and Watch S Pro will arrive in India. Later, a media report suggested that the launch might happen in November.
Realme Watch S Specifications
The Realme Watch S features a 1.3-inch auto-brightness display with a resolution of 360×360 pixels. The display uses a photosensitive sensor to manage the brightness according to the sunshine available within the environment. It’s round in shape, contrary to the squarish design that was seen on the Realme Watch. This screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass. The Realme Watch S has 12 watch faces onboard, but the company said it’ll add more of them, about 100, later.
Realme’s latest smartwatch doesn’t run on Wear OS but a proprietary software, but it’s an improvement over what the primary Realme Watch comes with. The circular design of the Realme Watch S consists of a hoop made up of aluminium alloy with two buttons on the right. The straps are made up of what the company calls Liquid Silicone. It comes in Blue, Orange, Green, and Black colours. one of them will ship with the smartwatch while buying but the rest of them will need to be purchased separately.
Realme has confirmed it will bring the Watch S and Watch S Pro to India soon
In terms of health and fitness-related features, the Realme Watch S brings a PPG pulse monitor and a SpO2 blood-oxygen-level monitor. the data collected by these sensors are often logged in to the Realme Link app that’s available on Android and may be needed to pair the watch with an Android phone. The Realme Watch S also has 16 Sports Modes, including the new Stationary Bike and Rowing Machine. The smartwatch also comes with sleep tracking monitor.
For more productivity, the Realme Watch S comes with a call rejection feature, smart notifications for select apps, and controls for music and camera apps on the phone. Realme Watch S comes with an IP68 rating with water resistance up to 1.5 metres. But Realme says that the smartwatch isn’t suitable for wearing under the shower or when swimming. there is a 390mAh battery inside the smartwatch that’s rated to deliver 15 days of life. The watch charges via a POGO pin charger that comes bundled within the box.