Xiaomi unveiled several products at today’s event, including the Xiaomi Watch S3. It was unveiled together with Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Pro. If you want to learn more about the phones, you can access our previous article here: Xiaomi 14 series. The Watch S3 has all the basic features you need at a fair price, the pricing information is given at the end of the article.
Xiaomi Watch S3 features 1.43-inch 600 nit AMOLED display (326 ppi). The Watch S3 has a rotating bezel than can be replaced, it’s not functional alongside the watch’s software like Samsung’s Watch Classic series but you can remove it and create your own style by replacing another bezel with different color. Xiaomi has teased some different color options of the bezel and strap.
Xiaomi Watch S3 comes an e-SIM supported version. It’s worth noting that there is a variant available without e-SIM as well, so it’s essential to choose the one that best fits your requirements before buying it. According to Xiaomi’s statement, a quick 5-minute charge can provide up to a 2-day battery life for the watch.
The watch has Always-On Display support. When AOD is turned off, the battery life extends to 15 days, and with AOD enabled, it provides 5 days of usage. For the e-SIM-enabled variant, the standard battery life is 7 days, but with intensive e-SIM usage, it can last up to 3 days on a single charge.
The Watch S3 features a built-in speaker, allowing you to make voice calls directly from the watch. Additionally, it has NFC and GPS. It’s priced at 799 CNY in China (109 USD), if you want to buy the e-SIM variant you need to pay 999 CNY (136 USD).