Redmi Watch 3 is a new smartwatch launched at the recent Redmi K60 series new product launch conference. Compared with the previous generation, Xiaomi Redmi Watch 3 has been upgraded in terms of appearance design, sports health and life convenience functions. How about the specific performance? Let’s enter the detailed user experience introduction of Redmi Watch 3.
Redmi Watch 3 specs and features:
- 1.75-inch AMOLED screen
- 60Hz, 390×450, 341PPI
- 8 hours – 12 days battery life
- 121 sports modes
- 5ATM waterproof rating
- $74 – Check latest price on AliExpress or Banggood
Design, Display and Battery Life
Redmi Watch 3 is still a square dial + quick release strap design. The smart watch is equipped with a 1.75-inch AMOLED screen with a screen-to-body ratio of up to 70%. Information such as message reminders and sports data can be viewed on one screen. At the same time, it has a peak brightness of 600nit, and the information can be easily read under strong light.
In addition, it has also been upgraded to support a high refresh rate of 60Hz. With 390×450 high-definition resolution and 341 PPI retina-level display accuracy, the screen quality has been greatly upgraded, the touch is smooth and silky, and the picture quality is delicate and clear. The visual perception is very transparent, the colors are bright, and the clarity is also very good.
The side uses NCVM process to form a large area of metal texture. The button is set on the right side, and below the button is a pressure relief hole and a speaker. Redmi Watch 3 has added support for bluetooth voice call function, and when the mobile phone calls, you can answer it with one button on the watch. When working or exercising, you can quickly answer calls by raising your wrist.
In the middle of the back of the watch is an optical sensor that supports health monitoring functions such as blood oxygen, heart rate, and sleep. Below the sensor is the charging contact, which is connected by a magnetic charging cable. The strap adopts a quick-release design, which can be easily removed by pressing. The strap has 9 holes, which is convenient for users to adjust freely. The adjustable length of the strap is 135-200mm, suitable for most people.
Redmi Watch 3 continues the lightweight design language of the Redmi Watch series, and the watch is as light as 37g. It is lighter and more comfortable to wear, and you don’t feel tired when you use it all day. The metal texture middle frame also has a good look and feel, which can play a good decorative role and easily integrate into daily wear.
Use a portable power tester to perform a wired charging test on Redmi Watch 3, and the charging power is about 1.5W. The smart watch has a built-in 289mAh battery, equipped with a low-power chip and battery life optimization algorithm, and can achieve 12 days of ultra-long battery life in typical use mode. In heavy use mode, it can last for 7 days, and in continuous exercise mode (with satellite positioning turned on), it can also be used for 18 hours.
APP, Watch Interface and Sports Mode
Before the official experience, you need to add a bound device through the Xiaomi Sports Health APP, and you can start using it after completion.
The home page of the Xiaomi Sports Health APP displays various health data, including steps, calories and other information. Users can customize the increase, decrease, and sorting, which is convenient for quick understanding of daily conditions in daily use. The Sports page displays Outdoor Running, Outdoor Walking, Outdoor Cycling and Indoor Running by default. It is more convenient to record sports, and at the same time, it provides recommended courses to meet learning needs.
It is worth mentioning that Redmi Watch 3 has a built-in independent high-end GNSS chip, which supports the world’s 5 major satellite positioning systems (Beidou/GPS/GLONASS/GALILEO/QZSS), with fast positioning speed, high precision, and more accurate motion track records.
On the device page, you can check the connection status and remaining power of the watch. The first setting is dial management. The APP provides more than 200 dials in various styles including sports, simplicity, technology, and machinery for users to choose from. At the same time, Redmi Watch 3 supports rest screen display, and there are a variety of rest screen dials to choose from.
Other setting items cover notification settings, health monitoring, application settings, system settings, security settings, and more. Users can customize settings according to their own usage habits and actual needs.
One worth mentioning is the 24-hour security guard function. After the emergency contact is set in the APP, when encountering an emergency and dangerous situation, you only need to click the button three times to quickly call the emergency contact. Notify the other party as soon as possible to help users seek help from the outside world in an emergency.
Swipe down on the main interface of Redmi Watch 3 to display message notifications, and swipe up to open quick settings. Swipe left and right to switch functional components. After the screen becomes larger, it means that there is a larger display space, and the interface adjustment and application layout are more flexible and easier to operate.
Commonly used schedule reminders, weather, countdown, mobile offline payment and voice assistants are all available. At the same time built-in multi-function NFC.
In terms of sports, Redmi Watch 3 supports 121 sports modes such as running, cycling, mountain climbing, and swimming in the pool. At the same time, it is equipped with a professional exercise algorithm to accurately monitor heart rate, calorie consumption, exercise duration and other data, making exercise more scientific and efficient.
Among them, for the running scene, through the built-in 10 running courses of different intensities, users can choose the difficulty according to their own conditions and sports foundation. The watch will give exercise guidance by voice during the running process to help users run scientifically.
Redmi Watch 3 has a 5ATM waterproof rating and supports 50 meters of professional waterproofing. Can also be worn while swimming and surfing.
In terms of health monitoring, the built-in optical sensor can detect blood oxygen saturation, turn on 24-hour heart rate monitoring and monitor sleep quality. There are also breathing training, stress testing, and women’s health functions to pay attention to your own health in all aspects.
In terms of appearance design, Redmi Watch 3 uses 1.75-inch AMOLED color screen. With a 60Hz refresh rate and retina-level display accuracy, the display effect is more delicate and smooth. At the same time, the peak brightness is as high as 600nit, and the information can be easily read under strong light.
In terms of functional experience, Redmi Watch 3 has added a bluetooth voice call function and a 24-hour security guard function. Added support for the QZSS satellite positioning system, and the sports mode has also been upgraded from 117 to 121. Blood oxygen, heart rate, sleep and other health monitoring functions are available. Life convenience functions such as 50-meter waterproof, multi-function NFC, and mobile payment are also retained. With excellent overall performance and a price of $76, the price/performance ratio of Redmi Watch 3 can be said to be among the best among similar products.