The Amazfit PACE lets you leave the phone at home, thanks to its built-in GPS and onboard music playback (via wireless headphones). Plus, you’ll be able to track issues like distance and time as well as unique issues like your cadence and elevation gain.
The Amazfit PACE smartwatch is a GPS operating watch with a heart rate monitor. The device was launched in November 2016. Huami simply launched its Amazfit PACE smartwatch in the USA. The smartwatch has been available in China after being launched in launching earlier in 2016. The PACE is piece smartwatch and part fitness tracker (of course, the identical can be mentioned about most devices available on the market today).
However, this is focused specifically on the fitness market. It comes with features like GPS tracking and a continuous heart rate monitor, for example. You’ll be able also to test your notifications from the PACE’s always-on display.
It strikes a nice stability between sporty and is classy that not too many other smartwatches have in the market. Although the PACE comes with an LCD touchscreen display, the touchscreen part of the screen is impaired until you press the bodily button. This isn’t only inconvenient, however downright annoying at times.
The watch comes with a 1.34-inch LCD, with a resolution of 320 x 300. It’s not the most high-quality display available in the market. However, it is very impressive, especially in this price segment.
Features and performance
Like maximum GPS-equipped fitness trackers out there, the Amazfit PACE will track your steps taken, calories burned, distance traveled, resting and active heart rate, and sleep. In its current iteration, the device can only track four completely different activities: run, walk, run indoor and trail run. More activity profiles can be added to the device quickly via a software update, however as of right now; these four are all you get.
For those of you who wish to go running without your smartphone, you’ll be happy to hear it comes with 4GB of onboard storage for loading up music to play if you’re on the go. Its price noting that distance tracking is just about spot on. For outside and trail running, you’ll be able to track your distance and to operate the route with ease accurately. On the battery front, Amazfit tells the PACE can be able to last up to 5 days with normal use or 11 days with essential use (no heart rate monitor/GPS use) on a single charge.
The Amazfit PACE is running a basic type of Android, though it’s not an operating Android Wear, to be clear. All in all, it is very comfortable with the best way Amazfit developed this interface, though it’s a little heavy on the swiping. You can’t benefit from voice instructions here so that you’ll need to depend on swiping to go around the UI.
The Amazfit PACE is one of the few smartwatches in this price range that comes with all the above features. The Amazfit PACE lets you drop the phone at home thanks to its built-in GPS and onboard music playback.