Amazfit STRATOS Review

Amazfit Sports Watch 3 (and STRATOS 3) – Almost Here

The Xiaomi-Huami Amazfit STRATOS 3 will soon be here. For those of you who missed out on the STRATOS 2, fear not. The STRATOS and STRATOS 2 are effectively the same product, due to an unfathomable naming convention that is almost as unfathomable as to actually what the company itself is called. And even more…

Amazfit Verge 2 – Smart Sports Watch

Just announced is the Xiaomi Amazfit Verge 2 smart sports watch. Don’t get excited, you can only get one if you are in China. you will have to wait for a few more months (likely Sept/October) before you can buy it in the USA and, maybe the EU too. It’s a nice-looking watch with a…

CES 2019 Roundup – Where was the excitement ?

I never expected a raft of new sports watches to be announced at CES 2019 but if I’d gone there I think I would have left disappointed with what was announced. Omron HeartGuide I’d already covered this last year. link to the5krunner.com It looks like an interesting medical-grade device for reading blood pressure on the…

Amazfit STRATOS pairing

Amazfit STRATOS – Bluetooth Sensor Pairing Quirks

The Amazfit STRATOS ‘budget’ triathlon watch has some quirks. A little bit like your slightly politically incorrect, but otherwise charming, uncle. These quirks manifest themselves in a few places but the 2 that most deserve a mention are as follows Pairing a Bluetooth sensor Triathlon Mode Pairing the bluetooth sensors caught me out for a…