For users of budget smartwatch, it is a good thing to know that the RedMagic Watch has been revealed. It’s available globally for just $99. Despite the affordable pricing, the RedMagic Watch comes with various features, including GPS and blood oxygen monitoring. With casual uses, the smartwatch could last for 15 days with a single charge. In the United States, the Nubia RedMagic Watch comes with black case and black band or silver case and white band. In other countries, you may find variants with brown leather strap, grey silicone and orange band. With its pricing, the Nubia RedMagic Watch is definitely competitive compared to other affordable smartwatch models in the market. It is still more expensive than the Amazfit Bip that’s sold at $54. However, the RedMagic Watch is definitely more affordable than Fitbit Versa 2 and Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, both priced at $149.
Visually, the RedMagic Watch has minimalist design and it has casual looks are also suitable in professional settings. The circular display has numbered bezels. Tere also two physical buttons on side of the case. The 1.39-inch touchscreen AMOLED display has 454 x 454 resolution, so it has good pixel density to make sure that texts look clear and crisp. Nubia doesn’t tell us about the case size, but it seems to be 42mm. There’s no Gorilla Glass protection, so the display could be more vulnerable to scratches. However, there’s waterproofing feature that can withstand rain or brief immersion.
The product page in Nubia’s website tell us that the RedMagic Watch is powered by the Sony CXD6506. It has proprietary operating system. The support for Bluetooth 5.0 LE means that you can pair the smartwatch with wireless headphone or smartphone for syncing. There’s no confirmation that the RedMagic can be paired with iOS and Android devices. However, there are already RedMagic Sports app for iOS. It allows us to manage music, notifications, calendar and alarms. Clearly, a smartphone app is necessary so we could glean important health data. There are a number of watch faces that you can choose to better customize your smartwatch. With support for GPS, GLONASS and QZSS, the RedMagic Watch should accurately track your position when you are performing outdoor activities. There are round the clock heart rate and blood oxygen monitoring, which are useful if you have existing health conditions. For active users, The RedMagic Watch has 16 tracking modes for various activities, including strength training, swimming, rowing, running and soccer.
Nubia doesn’t mention that the RedMagic Watch could track your sleep pattern. As mentioned above, the smartwatch could last 15 days with regular mode. When you enable the power saver mode, it could last for 23 days. With Outdoors Sports mode enabled, the smartwatch could last for 50 days. FCC filing also tells us that there will be a compatible wireless charging cradle. With its reasonably long battery life, the Nubia RedMagic Watch should be suitable for any people who love doing outdoor activities.