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.
Let’s have a look at what each of these watches has to offer us, starting with the Noise Color Fit 2 Pro.
Noise ColorFit Pro 2
Noise is the home-grown brand that is offering some affordable Audio products and also has been into fitness tracking and watches for some time now.
Noise ColorFit Pro 2 was launched in October 2019, and it is the 2nd generation watch by Noise. It is a bit old and available on Amazon for purchase, along with a price tag of Rs 2,999.
It is the most affordable watch in this comparison and that is one of the major reasons to include it here.
The Noise ColorFit Pro 2 comes with a 1.3 inch TFT LCD touchscreen display along with a 240*240 pixels resolution with dynamic faces.
For your health concern, the smartwatch comes with a 24/7 heart rate monitor, sleep monitor, female health tracking system and also offers a new breathe mode that guides you with mindfulness and controlled breathing, and decrease your stress level.
It comes with a 9 dedicated sports mode so that you can track your effort while doing walking, running, work-out, climbing, performing yoga et Cetera.
Furthermore, the notification for calls, texts, and WhatsApp messages are available on the watch and even the music controls.
For prevention from water, the smartwatch comes with an IP68 water-resistant coating so that you don’t have to worry about rain or sweat.
The watch has a 210mAH removable battery which will take 2 hours for charging and provide you 10 days of long-lasting usage, after fully charged.
Compatibility – Android 4.4 or more and iOS 8.0 or more and also support Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity. And can also connect with Google Fit for tracking.
Noise Color Fit 3 Pro
The Noise Color Fit 3 Pro is launched in February 2021 and is available for purchase for a price tag of Rs 4,499.
The new Noise Color Fit 3 Pro comes with some upgrades in comparison to the Noise Color Fit 2 Pro and is worth the price increase.
The smartwatch offers a 1.5 inch HD TFT-LCD TruView display along with 320*360 pixels resolution, including 500nits peak brightness.
The display is bigger, higher resolution, and brighter in comparison to the Color Fit 2 Pro.
Another addition is the presence of the new SpO2 monitor to monitor blood oxygen level, similar to a Pulse Oximeter and the watch even comes with a 24/7 heart rate monitor.
Additionally, it comes with a stress monitor that measures your stress level and guides you to take some much-needed rest.
It has a 14 dedicated sports mode (up from 9 modes on Color Fit 2 Pro) to ensure that you can track your daily fitness and improve it.
For protection from water, it comes with a 5ATM water-resistant coating.
Furthermore, it offers some basic features that are present in almost every smartwatch are a timer, alarm, stopwatch, calendar, weather, music controls, etc.
Lastly, the Noise Color Fit 3 Pro comes with a 210mAH battery that offers 10 days of usage time. The battery takes 2 hours to fully charging.
Compatibility – iOS 9 or more and Android 4.4 or more and supports Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. And can also connect with Google Fit for tracking.
Noise ColorFit NAV
Another watch that is available in the same price range is the Noise ColorFit NAV the Now. It is available on Amazon for purchase along with a price tag of Rs 4,499.
The watch was launched for a higher price but now is available at a discounted rate.
It comes with a built-in GPS sensor, real-time speed, distance tracking, and route map visualization.
The Noise ColorFit NAV offers a 1.4 inch large TFT-LCD display including 320*320 pixels resolution that provides more clarity at every glance.
It also monitors your health all day long with the help of a built-in optical HR-sensor, tracks your heart rate 24/7, also comes with 10 dedicated sports mode.
For calls, messages, and social media notifications, you will receive alerts on your ColorFit NAV, and you can also set quick replies like ‘i will call you later’ et Cetera (But this feature is available for Android only).
One of the biggest addition to this watch is the in-built GPS system that allows you to know real-time stats like distance, speed and pace. This is ideal for runners who want the feedback and want to improve the performance. However, the downside the impact on battery life.
This watch has some basic features to use are weather, calendar, remote camera control, alarm, low battery reminder, do not disturb mode, sleep monitor, music controls, etc.
You can also customize your watch face and can even use your own photos.
The smartwatch comes with an IP68 rating that means you no need to worry about rain or sweat while wearing a watch.
Its battery will provide you up to 4 days of battery life on a single charge, and the smartwatch supports Bluetooth version 4.2.
All three Noise watches come with the NoiseFit X App that you can install on iPhone or your Android mobile.
Compatibility – iOS 9 or more and Android 5 or more. and can also connect with Google Fit for tracking.
Next, we have the Amazfit Bip U.
Amazfit Bip U
Amazfit Bip U is the product of Huami and the third smartwatch of the Amazfit Bip-series, which was launched last year(2020) in October.
It is available on Amazon for purchase at a price tag of Rs 3,499.
It comes with a 2.5D glass and anti-fingerprint coating along with a 1.43 inch TFT LCD color display including a 320*302 pixels resolution that creates an elegant visual display to enjoy a bigger and clear view.
The Bip U smartwatch is equipped with a Bio tracker that supports measurement of blood oxygen saturation (SPO2); Sleep monitoring improves sleep quality for your optimal performance. There is also a heart rate tracker that monitors your heart function 24/7.
It also has stress monitoring support that can provide you a breathing training to help reduce your stress levels.
The smartwatch has message notifications, music control, alarm clock, remote control mobile camera, stopwatch, weather forecast-like features.
The smartwatch comes with 60+ sports modes and has plenty of other features.
For protection from water, it comes with a 5ATM water resistance that resists water up to 50m and allows to use of this watch even while swimming.
When its battery is fully charged, then you can enjoy the features of this smartwatch for more than a week(up to 9 days) without worrying about charging because of the 230mAH battery, which gets fully charged in 2 hours.
Compatibility – Android 5.0 or more, iOS 10.0 or above, and even support Bluetooth version 5.0
Check out the Comparison Table Below For Side by Side Comparison:
|Comparision||Noise ColorFit 3 Pro||Noise ColorFit Pro 2||Noise ColorFit NAV||AmazFit Bip U|
|Display Size||1.5 inch||1.3 inch||1.4 inch||1.4 inch|
|Display resolution||320*360 pixels||240*240 pixels||320*320 pixels||320*302 pixels|
|Battery life||10 days||10 days||4 days||9 days|
|Weight||39 grams||35 grams||40 grams||31 grams|
|Compatibility||iOS 9+ and Android 4.4+||iOS 8.0+ and Android 4.4+||iOS 9+ and Android 5+||iOS 10.0+ and Android 5.0+|
|Price||Rs 4,499||Rs 2,999||Rs 4,499||Rs 3,499|
Thoughts and Conclusion:
The Noise Color Fit Pro 2 comes with average display quality and also has a smaller display than the rest. It is cheaper and also lacks the SPO2 monitor. If you are tight on the budget, then go for this one.
The Noise Color Fit Pro 3 comes with a better and bigger display and also has the SPO2 monitor, a good choice for the price.
The Noise Fit Nav is the only watch that comes with an in-built GPS tracker and has nearly the same functions as the Color Pro 3. The GPS improves the accuracy of tracking. It is ideal for athletes and runners looking for tracking and improving fitness in real-time. The battery life takes a hit with the GPS.
The Amazfit Bip U has similar features as the Color Fit Pro 3 and is cheaper. For the price of Rs. 3499 is an excellent purchase.
Share with me in the comments below – which of the above watches you plan to buy 🙂
Written By Ayush Sharma, Edited By Kanuj Sharma