Xiaomi Watch S1 and S1 Active: A Quick Look at Xiaomi’s Latest Smartwatch Series

Xiaomi just concluded its first event of the year with the unveiling of the Xiaomi 12 series. Xiaomi also used the event to introduce its new set of smartwatches, dubbed the Xiaomi Watch S1 and the Xiaomi Watch S1 Active. The new Watch S1 and S1 Active smartwatches will be succeeding the Mi Watch and the Mi Watch Lite smartwatches released over a year ago, and they come with some major upgrades.

While the Mi Watch combines the best of watch and fitness band features into one device, the new Xiaomi Watch S1 series is different. The Watch S1 Active is the sporty version – designed for your day-to-day activities, while the Watch S1 builds on the features of the Watch S1 Active and even takes it a step further.

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Here’s everything else you need to know about the new smartwatches from Xiaomi.

Xiaomi Watch S1 Active

Xiaomi Watch S1

Just like the Mi Watch series which adopted a circular form design, the new Watch S1 Active is a circular form smartwatch with a 1.43-inch AMOLED display and a metal bezel around it. It also comes in three colors.

According to Xiaomi, the Watch S1 Active features multicolored strap options, over 200 watch faces, a massive 117 fitness modes for you to choose from (featuring as many sports as you can think of), 19 professional modes, and an all-day blood monitoring system. It is also water-resistant, with a 5 ATM rating.

Furthermore, you get around 12-day battery life to ensure that your smartwatch is always active. Finally, the Watch S1 Active will be available at a recommended retail price of $199.

Xiaomi Watch S1 Active: Key Specs

ColorsMoon White /Ocean Blue /Space Black
SensorsHeart rate sensor (with blood oxygen sensor), accelerometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, atmospheric sensor, ambient light sensor
Dimensions46.5×47.3x11mm (not including the strap and local protrusions)
Display1.43″ AMOLED display
Resolution466×466
StrapWhite silicone, black, and blue TPU
System languageEnglish, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Portuguese, Turkish, Polish, Ukrainian, Romanian, Czech, Greek, Russian, Thai, Vietnamese, Brazilian Portuguese, Indonesian, Traditional Chinese, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish
Water resistance rating5 ATM
Battery capacity470mAh
CompatibilityAndroid 6.0 or iOS 10.0 and above
Wireless connectionWi-Fi IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 5.2

Xiaomi Watch S1

Xiaomi Watch S1

Xiaomi Watch S1: Key Specs

Strap materialCalfskin leather/Fluororubber
Product colorBlack (black leather strap + black fluoro rubber strap); Silver (brown leather strap + grey fluoro rubber strap)
Product dimensions46.5mmx46.5mmx11mm (not including strap and local protrusions)
Display1.43″ AMOLED display, Resolution : 466×466
Wireless connectionWi-Fi IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz; Bluetooth® 5.2
Satellite positioning systemsGPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS
Systems and networksCompatible with Android 6.0 or iOS 10.0 and above
SensorsHeart rate sensor (with blood oxygen sensor), accelerometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, atmospheric sensor, ambient light sensor
Water resistance rating5 ATM Standard
Battery capacity470mAh.
Battery type: lithium-ion polymer battery
Charging portWireless charging

Xiaomi says the Watch S1 is built on the advanced features of the Watch S1 Active, and it is currently Xiaomi’s most advanced smartwatch. Xiaomi also mentioned that it is a premium smartwatch designed to be worn during special occasions.

It comes in a similar design as the S1 Active – a circular form smartwatch with a 1.43-inch AMOLED display. Its features a sapphire crystal display that is scratch resistant. It comes with all of the features on the Watch S1 Active, and even more, including support for wireless charging and leather straps. The recommended retail price of the Xiaomi Watch S1 is $269.

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