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Gionee hopes for a comeback with SmartWatch ‘Life’

Gionee Smartwatch

The Chinese smartphone maker Gionee has introduced Smart ‘Life’ watch on Flipkart at Rs 2999 in its effort to expand its portfolio of wearable devices and accessories “GBuddy” in India. It is touted to offer many activity-based features that include 24 hours real-time monitoring of heart rate, calorie meter, fitness, health and multi-sport activity tracking.

The new Smart ‘Life’ Watch supports fitness and workout regimes that tracks walking, running, cycling, trekking, playing indoor or outdoor sports. Sporting a 1.3-inch IPS colour display along with touchscreen support, the ‘Life’ Watch has a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection and comes in a stainless steel grade 316L case that is water-resistant up to 5 ATM.

Gionee has the G Buddy app that lets users track their fitness on a real-time basis. The app also enables user data to be synced with other apps such as Google Fit and Strava. Furthermore, the app works with devices running at least Android 4.4 or iOS 8.0.

Similar to other smartwatches, the Gionee Smart ‘Life’ Watch provides notifications on new calls and messages. The smartwatch also has features such as sedentary alert, memory full alert, alarm clock, women health features, power-saving mode, music control, and a flashlight. Moreover, the smartwatch packs a 210mAh battery that is claimed to last for up to 15 days and deliver a standby time of 30 days. The Gionee Smart ‘Life’ Watch will be available in Black colour starting September 14 on Flipkart.

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