Realme Watch S series has made its debut in India alongside the Realme Buds Air Pro Master Edition. The company has been teasing the launch of its smartwatches from a while now after teasing the Watch S Pro during the IFA 2020. Realme Watch S made its global debut after being unveiled in Pakistan in November. Both the Realme smartwatches feature SpO2 blood-oxygen monitor and offer a decent set of fitness and activity tracking features.
Alongside the Watch S series, Realme also announced a special edition of the Buds Air Pro dubbed Buds Air Pro Master Edition that has been designed in collaboration with José Lévy. The special edition of the Buds Air Pro has a reflective silver finish that is inspired by science fiction elements. Here’s a brief look at the pricing, features and availability of the Realme Watch S series and Buds Air Pro Master Edition.
Realme Watch S is priced at Rs 4,999 while the Master Edition is priced at Rs 5,999 in India. The Watch S goes on its first sale from December 28 from 12 PM on Flipkart and Realme India store.
The Realme Watch S Pro is up for grabs at Rs 9,999 and goes on sale from December 29 on Flipkart and Realme India store. The Silicone straps are priced at Rs 499 while the Vegan leather straps can be purchased for Rs 999.
Realme Watch S Pro features a 1.39-inch round dial with an AMOLED touchscreen. The watch has a stainless steel build that is paired either with silicone straps or vegan leather straps, and it weighs 63.5 grams. The silicone straps are being offered in four colours including black, blue, orange and green while the leather straps are available in brown, black, blue and green colours to choose from. The screen is protected through a layer of 2.5D Gorilla Glass for regular wear and tear. The smartwatch has features like always-on display and supports 100+ watch faces that the company claims you can use “for 3 months without repeating.”
The Watch S Pro is 5ATM certified making it resistant water ingress for upto 50 meters underwater, so you can take it swimming without any worries. It is also equipped with a blood oxygen monitor and a heart rate sensor that tracks heart-rate in real-time and offers reports and analysis. The watch comes with preset 15 sports modes along with a swimming mode. Some other features include music playback, notifications, remote camera control and more. The watch pairs to the phone via Realme Link app and is compatible with devices on Android 5.0 and above. Support for iOS 9 and above is coming at a later date.
Realme Watch S Pro is equipped with a 4,20mAh battery and is claimed to offer 14-day battery life. The watch can charge from the magnetic charging base that takes around 2 hours to fully charge it from 0-100%.
Realme has also announced the Watch S and the Watch S Master Edition designed in collaboration with Grafflex and features custom straps. It features a 1.3-inch LCD screen that is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass. The screen has a photosensitive sensor that automatically adjusts the display’s brightness. It has a circular dial with aluminium frame and plastic rear panel that also houses the sensor array. The Watch S has received an IP68 rating making it resistant to dust and water for upto 1.5 meters.
The Realme Watch S is equipped with a real-time heart rate monitoring sensor that can keep a track of your heart rate regularly and provides a detailed report. It connects to the smartphone via the Realme Link app and offers 16 sports modes and support for 100+ watch faces. There’s a SpO2 blood oxygen monitor on the watch as well that measures the oxygen levels with just a tap. It is equipped with a 390mAh battery that the Realme claims can last for 15 days on a single charge. Realme provides a magnetic charging base with the Watch S to charge it.
Realme collaborated with French designer José Lévy to design the special edition Buds Air Pro Master Edition. The company says that it is inspired by “space capsules and sci-fi” and is made using a vacuum plating process that gives it a reflective silver sheen. Rest of the feature set remains the same as the Buds Air Pro including 10mm drivers, 25 hours worth of playback time and more.
The Realme Buds Air Pro Master Edition is priced at Rs 4,999 and goes on sale from January 8 at 12 PM on Realme India store and Flipkart.