Huami Says New Amazfit X Watch to Launch in 2020

Huami's new Amazfit X will include an HD curved screen with 326 ppi HD resolution and 430nits brightness.
Anthony RussoSep 19,2019,18:25

Huami Corp., (NYSE: HMI) the smart wearable tech company technology company based in China, unveiled its new HD curved screen Amazfit X concept product in Berlin on Thursday. 

Huami, who called the launch of its new Amazfit X product incredibly successful in a statement, according to PR Newswire, will include a 92 degree flexible curved screen, 326 ppi HD resolution, 430nits brightness, a 2.07 inch amoled display, a seven day curved battery, and a full metal body, according to PR Newswire.

The 326ppi HD resolution includes a curved lithium battery and a 3 section motherboard that connects through the FPC to fit the curved body of the watch, according to PR Newswire. Instead of having physical buttons, Amazfit X will have hidden pressure-sensitive buttons that respond to touch, according to PR Newswire.

Also, the seven day battery will come with 220mAh and the curvature will provide a screen that’s 244 percent larger than other wearable devices with similar sizes, according to PR Newswire. Huami also said Amazfit X wont launch until 2020 and more features and functions will be released closer to launch, according to PR Newswire. 

Amazfit, which is United States-based and operates through Huami,  provides premium priced smart watches such as GTR, which displays classic looks and modern convenience, Verge, which is a lifestyle connected smart watch, and Pace, which displays a sports orientated smart watch with GPS. 

Huami reported in its second quarter earnings for the full year in 2018 that shipments for Amazfit products almost tripled, compared to 2017. Huami also said in its second quarter earnings, revenue reached $151.3 million, up 37 percent year-over-year. Net income was $12.9 million, or 5 cents per share, nearly level with the same period last year.

The stock in Huami traded up 1 percent, at $10.75 per share on Thursday.