In this article, we are doing an in-depth comparison of specs, price, and features of the most popular smartwatches in the Rs. 3000 to Rs. 4500 price range.
Typically, most smartwatches cost higher than Rs. 5000, but there are some good offerings in the market currently that you can consider in the sub 5k price range.
The Amazfit Bip U Pro, Noise Color Fit Ultra, Boat Xtend, and Realme Watch 2 Pro are all affordable and best-selling watches.
Let's have a look at what each of these watches has to offer us, starting with the most affordable boAt Xtend smartwatch.
Boat Xtend smartwatch was launched in India in August 2021 and is available for Rs. 2,499. The smartwatch comes in 4 eye-catching colors - deep blue, olive green, pitch black, and sandy cream.
The Boat Xtend features a large 1.69-inch color LCD panel with a round dial and curved edges. It also offers a responsive touch interface for effortlessly controlling the device.
You can also download 50+ watch faces from the Boat wave app(available on Google play store and Apple store). The smartwatch has a 24/7 heart rate monitor, meditative breathing, SpO2 blood oxygen level monitor, sleep monitoring, and a stress monitor for your health concern.
Furthermore, it comes with 14 dedicated sports modes for tracking your daily activity. It notifies you for calls, texts, and WhatsApp messages and even helps to control the phone's music.
The Boat Xtend comes with a 5ATM rating to keep it safe from dust and water.
Lastly, the watch packs a big 300mAH battery that provides up to 7-10 days battery backup and takes around 2 hours to charge.
Noise ColorFit Ultra 2
Noise ColorFit Ultra 2 was launched in Dec'21 and is available for Rs. 4,499.
This smartwatch comes in 4 dashing color options - jet black, navy gold, olive green, and silver grey.
The smartwatch has a premium stainless steel build, and it looks like an Apple watch.
The watch has a large 1.78-inch AMOLED always-on-display with 368*448 pixels resolution and 326ppi.
You can use 100+ cloud-based, customizable, and animated watch faces to customize the watch to your heart's desire.
Another addition is the presence of the SpO2 monitor to track blood oxygen level, 24/7 heart rate monitor, calories burned, and even comes with a menstrual cycle tracker for women.
Similarly, it has a stress and sleep monitor that measures your stress level and guides you to take some much-needed rest. It comes with the same 60+ dedicated sports modes to ensure that you can track your fitness and improve it.
There is IP68 water-resistant rating to ensure the watch works well in all weather conditions.
Also, you can read stock market info, also has a flashlight, and can control your smartphone's camera.
Furthermore, it offers various basic features that we can easily find in almost every smartwatch: a timer, alarm, stopwatch, calendar, weather, find my phone, call and SMS reply, etc.
Lastly, the Noise ColorFit Ultra 2 packs a 180mAH battery that offers up to 7 days of battery backup(typical usage time), and it takes around 2 hours to fully charge.
Realme Watch 2 Pro
The Realme Watch 2 Pro is available for Rs. 4,999 and comes with some nifty features.
The Realme Watch 2 Pro offers a 1.75-inch LCD touchscreen display with 320*385 pixels resolution, 600nits peak brightness, and a 30fps refresh rate.
It can monitor blood oxygen (SPO2), real-time heart rate, sleep quality. There are 90 dedicated sports modes to track your fitness. The Watch has Dual Satellite GPS for accurate tracking.
You will receive alerts on your Realme watch 2 Pro for calls, messages, and social media notifications. You can also control your smart Realme devices with it.
This watch has some basic features: weather, calendar, remote camera control, alarm, low battery reminder, do not disturb mode, sleep monitor, music controls, etc.
You can set 100+ watch faces that can match your outfit and mood.
Additionally, it comes with an IP68 rating for protection from water damage.
Furthermore, It packs a 390mAH battery that provides up to 14 days of battery life on a single charge.
Amazfit Bip U Pro
Amazfit is a smart wearable brand owned by Zepp Health Corporation. The brand launched the Amazfit Bip U pro in April 2021. The watch is available online for Rs. 3,999.
It comes with an ultra-lightweight design, 2.5D glass, and an anti-fingerprint coating.
It features a 1.43 inch AMOLED display, including a 320*302 pixels resolution that offers a bigger and clearer view.
The Bip U Pro smartwatch comes with various health sensors - a blood oxygen monitor(SPO2), a 24/7 heart rate monitor, and a sleep monitoring system that improves sleep quality for optimal performance.
Furthermore, it offers message notifications, music control, alarm clock, remote control mobile camera, stopwatch, weather forecast-like basic features.
The smartwatch comes with 60+ sports modes and a built-in GPS sensor.
Also, the watch has a built-in Alexa, and users can take the help of Alexa to set the alarm, timer, etc.
It has a 5ATM water resistance rating that resists water up to 50m, allowing users to wear it even while swimming.
Lastly, the Amazfit Bip U Pro packs a 230mAH lithium battery offering a 9 days usage time at a single charge, and the watch takes about 2 hours to get fully charged.
|Specs||Boat Xtend||Noise ColorFit Ultra 2||Realme watch 2 Pro||Amazfit Bip U Pro|
|Display resolution||240*280 pixels||368*448 pixels||320*385 pixels||320*302 pixels|
|Charging time||2 hours||2 hours||2 hours||2 hours|
|Battery life||7-10 days||7 days||14 days||9 days|
|Weight||54 grams||52 grams||40 grams||31 grams|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v5.0||Bluetooth v5.1||Bluetooth v5.0||Bluetooth v5.0|
|Compatibility||Android and iOS||Android 7 or iOS 10 and above||Android and iOS||Android 5.0 or iOS 10 and above|
|Price||Rs. 2,499||Rs. 4,499||Rs. 4,599||Rs. 3,999|
Boat Xtend - Overall, it has a cool design and offers basic features and specs. The watch lacks GPS and an AMOLED display but we can't expect that in this price range. We can easily conclude that it is a decent option in the affordable range.
Noise ColorFit Ultra 2 - It comes with an upgraded display and retains basic features from its predecessor. However, it lacks GPS but has a cool design and display that will appeal to a lot of buyers. The battery capacity is not huge but it can last 5-7 days as there is no battery drain due to GPS.
Realme Watch 2 Pro - The watch offers a good user experience, is accurate, and comes with a large battery. Realme is a trusted brand and makes high-quality products. The watch lacks an AMOLED panel but has GPS and other essential features.
Amazfit Bip U Pro - It is a best-seller and is accurate in tracking most of the activities. Besides, it has impressive specs like GPS support, Built-in Alexa, AMOLED display, etc. But, it comes with a small display than others, and also has a small battery.
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