As you know, the interest to wearable devices grows with every month or even week. Therefore, many manufacturers are actively producing new fitness bracelets, smart bands, smartwatches and other wearable gadgets. Xiaomi in cooperation with Huami regularly release new devices. Their latest product is a smart bracelet called Huami Amazfit Cor 2.
Huami Amazfit Cor 2 is the second generation of fitness bracelet from Xiaomi and Huami. This is another smart band with low price and very interesting features from the Chinese manufacturer. Huami Amazfit Cor 2 has 1.23-inch IPS display, water resistance, NFC and battery life up to 20 days.
In this article we will make the first review of new smart bracelet Huami Amazfit Cor 2, and look how it differs from the first version of Amazfit Cor.
Huami Amazfit Cor 2: Specifications
- Display: IPS, color, touch, scratch-resistant 2.5D glass;
- Diagonal: 1.23-inches;
- Resolution: 160×80 pixels;
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.2;
- OS: Android 4.4 and above, iOS 9.0 and above;
- Battery: 160mAh;
- NFC: yes;
- Water resistance: up to 50 meters;
- Functions: calorie burned, sleep, steps, music control from the smartphone;
- Sensors: accelerometer, built-in heart rate monitor;
- Other functions: timer, stopwatch, alarm clock;
- Notifications: messages from the smartphone, incoming calls;
- Dimensions: 19 x 10 mm;
- Weight: 32 g;
- Price: $40.
Huami Amazfit Cor 2: Design
The design of Amazfit Cor 2 is very similar to the first version. It has the same computing module, which is made of polycarbonate, and replaceable silicone strap. The design of the bracelet perfectly combines glass and metal, making it perfect for both classic office clothes and sports uniforms.
The strap is removable, very comfortable and soft. It has many holes that makes it easy to choose the size to fit your wrist. The strap width is 20 mm.
Amazfit Cor 2 has 1.23-inch IPS display with 2.5D glass and protection against damage. By the way, 2.5D glass does not allow the bracelet to cling to clothes.
This is a color touch screen, and its resolution is 160×80 pixels. It has excellent viewing angles and high brightness. The screen looks good both outdoors and indoors.
There is a small touch button to change the functions of the fitness bracelet.
On the back there is a heart rate sensor and two small magnetic charger connectors. Thanks to its small weight, only 32 grams, the bracelet is almost not felt on the hand and does not cause any discomfort.
Huami Amazfit Cor 2: Functions
One of the main features of Amazfit Cor 2 is the built-in NFC for making contactless payments and paying for public transport. Also, new fitness bracelet has received PPG sensor, which is used for measuring heart rate in automatic or manual mode.
The fitness bracelet uses Bluetooth 4.2 to connect to the smartphones. It is compatible with mobile devices on Android 4.4 and iOS 9.0 and higher versions.
One of the biggest updates of Amazfit Cor 2 compared to the previous version is battery. The first version of Amazfit Cor had a battery life about 12 days on a single charge. Huami Amazfit Cor 2 will last up to 20 days. It is an excellent result, as for a fitness bracelet with a large color screen. The battery capacity is 160mAh.
As for the functions, they are standard for modern fitness trackers. Huami Amazfit Cor 2 counts steps, measures heart rate, distance, calories burned, analyzes sleep quality, stopwatch, alarm clock, etc.
There is a 3-axis accelerometer for more accurate tracking of physical activity and sleep. Also, you can receive notifications from apps, messages, calls and even control music on your smartphone. You can see activities information both on the bracelet screen and in Mi Fit app on your smartphone.
Another important feature of Huami Amazfit Cor 2 is water resistance. Now you can go swimming or take a shower without removing the bracelet. You can immerse the smart band under the water up to 50 meters, because Amazfit Cor 2 withstands up to 5 atmospheres.
Huami Amazfit Cor 2: Price
Huami Amazfit Cor 2 is a very interesting fitness bracelet with a simple, but stylish design, battery life up to 20 days, NFC and color display. The functions are the same as most other smart bands, for example, Mi band 3.
The sales of Amazfit Cor 2 began since January 8, 2019, but so far only in China. You can order the fitness bracelet for the price of only $40.