Amazfit Verge Brings Amazon Alexa to the Wrist, Adds iOS Calling

Futuristic Smartwatch Receives Red Dot Award for Product Design

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/alexa?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#alexalt;/agt;–Alexa is never farther away than the wrist with the voice-controlled
service now live in the award-winning Amazfit Verge smartwatch.
Announced today by Huami (NYSE: HMI), the second largest wearables
company globally, the new Alexa built-in capabilities allow users to
speak into the Verge to hear a flash briefing, weather forecast, sports
updates, calendar reminders, and more directly on the wrist. The company
also announced that iOS users can make and receive phone calls on the
Verge, which recently received the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2019.

“Amazon Alexa has become such a natural part of our daily routines in
the home and we want to give customers the ability to take it with them
– with Alexa on the Amazfit verge, users can ask Alexa to set a timer,
remind us to pick up avocados at the grocery store and more,” said
Elaine Huo, Marketing Director, Huami. “Like Alexa, we believe the
Amazfit Verge is non-intrusive but indispensable, making this a natural
integration. As a company, we are obsessed with finding the perfect
balance between form and functionality — style and customization, plus
continuity and ease of use to make busy days smoother and more
productive.”

With Alexa built-in, Amazfit Verge users can now speak into the watch to
talk with Alexa for:

  • Flash Briefing – Set up and add favorite topics to personalize your
    daily news and content “Flash Briefing”
  • Sports Update – Set up favorite sports leagues (NBA/NFL) and ask the
    watch for the latest scores
  • Calendar – Link with Google, Microsoft, Apple, Exchange calendars.
    Users can ask Alexa on their Verge smartwatch what’s on their calendar
    for the day
  • Alarm – Set a reminder or wake-up alarm
  • To-do list – Manage your schedule and to-do list
  • Q&A – With Alexa built-in get answers to common questions throughout
    the day
  • Translation – Get translation help in more than 50 languages,
    including Chinese, English, Spanish, Japanese and more

Amazfit Verge has also been granted The Red Dot Award for Product Design
2019, a seal of quality granted only to products that feature
outstanding design and innovation, and have been tested by an
international jury of experts.

Pricing & Availability

The Amazfit Verge smartwatch app, “Amazfit Watch” is available for free
on iOS and Android. Amazfit Verge is available in Twilight Blue, Shadow
Grey, and Moonlight White on Amazfit.com
and Amazon
for $159.99.

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About Huami

Huami is a biometric and activity data-driven company with significant
expertise in smart wearable technology. Since its inception in 2013,
Huami has quickly established its global market leadership and
recognition by shipping millions of units of smart wearable devices. In
2018, Huami grew its global market share 4x year over year. Huami has
one of the largest biometric and activity databases in the global smart
wearables industry. Huami’s mobile apps work hand in hand with its smart
wearable devices and provide users with a comprehensive view and
analysis of their biometric and activity data. In addition to designing,
manufacturing and selling smart bands and watches under its own Amazfit
brand, Huami is the sole partner of Xiaomi, a leading mobile internet
company and global consumer electronics brand, to design and manufacture
Xiaomi-branded smart bands, watches (excluding children watches and
quartz watches), scales and associated accessories.

Contacts

Amazfit / Huami
Jennifer Pierce, 203-948-5623
Media Relations
for Huami US
[email protected]

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