boAt recently launched a new budget smartwatch in the Indian market. The boAt Iris has a circular design and will compete with Amazfit, Xiaomi, and noise.
-1.4 inches Full Touch Screen Curved Display
-Spo2 Blood Oxygen Level Monitor
-9 sports Modes
-24×7 Heart Rate Monitor
boAt Iris Watch Pricing and Availability
The boAt Iris watch is now available in India for INR 4,499(~$60). Starting today, the watch will available in 3 colours, Active Black, Flaming Red, and Navy-Blue. Additional silicone and leather straps are available. The smartwatch will be available for purchase on the boAt official website and it’s also available on Flipkart.
boAt Iris Watch Specifications and Features
The Watch has a 1.39-inch AMOLED 464 PPI touchscreen display. It has a 454 x 454-pixel resolution. To utilize this screen Boat promises to provide the user with numerous watch faces, allowing custom personalization through their Boats Hub app.
The Boat Watch Iris is equipped with a heart rate monitor, a SpO2 blood oxygen monitoring sensor which is useful during these COVID times, and a gyroscope. The watches include eight built-in sports modes to assist you in walking, running, cycling, skipping, and swimming. A grade of IP68 provides worry-free workouts and underwater use. There is also an option for 24×7 heart rate monitoring.
The watch displays all the basic messages and call notifications, Alarm Clock, Stopwatch, Timer, and Reminder. But, it lacks a calling function as no microphone is present. The smartwatch promises to have a battery backup of up to 7 days on a single charge, however, it will be low if we have a continuous heart rate monitoring option enabled. The watch also comes with a one year warranty.
How does it fair amongst its competitors? Do let us know in the comments below.