Amazfit Stratos 3 vs Nexo vs Verge Compared

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The Amazfit Stratos 3 is one of the recent additions to the Amazfit rich lineup of smartwatches, it comes in a sophisticated design, and is now more equipped to track your active life with a longer battery life. Also featured in this comparison is the Amazfit Verge 2 (also known as Nexo) – a standalone smartwatch, and the Verge – a lightweight sport watch. Compare the Amazfit Stratos 3 vs Nexo vs Verge specs and features – Which is better?

Amazfit Stratos 3 vs Nexo vs Verge Specifications Compared

 
 
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Amazfit Stratos 3 Specifications, Features and Price

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Amazfit Verge Specifications, Features and Price

Amazfit Nexo Specs and features

Amazfit Nexo Specifications, Features and Price

Price $176.99 $159.99 $383.83
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Amazfit Stratos 3 Amazfit Verge Amazfit Nexo
Device type Fitness/Classic smartwatch Fitness/Sport smartwatch Standalone/Fitness smartwatch
Gender Men Unisex Unisex
Release date September, 2019 September, 2018 July, 2019
Predecessor Amazfit Stratos Amazfit Verge
Successor Amazfit Nexo
Versions Amazfit Stratos 3 Elite Version Amazfit Verge Lite
BODY BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 45.72 x 45.72 x 12.7 mm 43 x 43 x 12.6 mm 35.4 x 35.4 x 13.7 mm
Weight 46g (excluding straps), 49g
Shape Circular Circular Circular
Case material Glass Fiber, Polycarbonate Glass Fiber, Polycarbonate Microcrystalline zirconium ceramic, Polycarbonate
Strap material Silicone Silicone Silicone
Bezel material Stainless steel Polycarbonate Ceramics
Strap size 22 mm 20 mm 22 mm
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM IP68 IP68
Durability test
Swim-proof Yes, recommended Not recommended No
Color Black Blue, Gray, White Black
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.34 inch 1.3 inches 1.39 inch
Display type LCD, Reflective AMOLED AMOLED
Display resolution 320 x 320 px 320 x 300 px 454 x 454 px
Pixel density
Always on Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes Yes
Input type 4 Physical buttons, Touchscreen 1 Physical button, Touchscreen 1 Physical button, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0 Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE
Bluetooth calling No Yes Yes
GPS BEIDOU, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS GLONASS, GPS Galileo, GLONASS, GPS
NFC (China only), Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 512MB 512MB 512MB
ROM 4GB 4GB 4GB
Memory card slot No No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Technology None None 4G LTE, GSM, WCDMA
SIM type None None e-SIM
Band
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Bluetooth music Yes Yes Yes
Loudspeaker No Yes Yes
Microphone No Yes Yes
Camera No No No
Radio No No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Altimeter No No No
Ambient light Yes Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Compass Yes Yes Yes
ECG No No No
Gyroscope Yes Yes
HRM Yes Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter
Thermometer No No No
Other sensors
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen No Yes No
Blood Pressure No No No
Calories Yes Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No Yes
Fitness Level
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes Yes
Stress
Incidental fall detection No No No
Menstrual cycle No No No
VO2 Max Yes
Swim-tracking Yes No
Swim-heart tracking No No No
On-screen workout No No No
Sport modes 80, Yes 12, Yes 12, Yes
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type non-removable Lithium-polymer non-removable Lithium-polymer non-removable Lithium-polymer
Battery capacity 300mAh 390mAh 420mAh
Battery life Regular: 7 days+, Ultramode: 14 days Regular: 5 days+ Regular: 24hrs+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 1-2 hours 1-2 hours 1-2 hours
Solar power No No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Snapdragon 2500
CPU 1.2GHz dual-core 1.2GHz dual-core Quad-core 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
GPU
Operating system Amazfit OS Amazfit OS Amazfit OS
MISC MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Amazfit Watch App Amazfit Watch App Amazfit Watch App
Compatibility Android 5.0+, iOS 10.0+ Android 4.4+, iOS 9.0+ Android 5.0+, iOS 10.0+
Payment system Alipay Alipay Alipay
Interchangeable strap 22 mm, Yes 20mm, Yes 22 mm, Yes
Voice command No Yes, Alexa Yes, Alexa
Find my phone Yes Yes Yes
Box content Amazfit Stratos 3, Charger, Manual, Straps Amazfit Verge, Charger, Manual, Straps Amazfit Nexo, Charger, Manual, Straps
Price $176.99 $159.99 $383.83

Amazfit Stratos 3 vs Nexo vs Verge: Which is Better?

Going by design/activity tracking/battery life, the Stratos 3 is has the most sophisticated design that’s more durable and sturdy compared to the Verge or Nexo. Its full moon reflective LCD display makes it very easy to read outdoors compared to the Verge or Nexo which can be quite difficult to read outdoors.

Moreover, the Stratos 3 has 19 preloaded workouts compared to 12 on the other two which makes the most comprehensive fitness tracker, and also has the longest battery life that keeps you going for up to a week. It’s also swim-proof with 5ATM rating, unlike the Verge and Nexo with IP68 rating. Although, the Verge weighs a bit less than the Nexo and Stratos 3 which is quite heavy.

In terms of features, The Verge and Nexo come with microphone and loudspeaker which the Stratos 3 lacks, this enables voice assistant features on these two, and as well allows you play media files anywhere. Moreover, the Nexo being a standalone smartwatch comes with e-Sim which allows you to make and receive calls directly from the device. Supported countries include UK, Germany, Spain and Vietnam. The Nexo also features ECG tracking (only in China) which isn’t available on the other 2. These makes it the most comprehensive wear out of these three watches.

While the Verge being cheaper is a great choice if you’re low on budget. It’s a nice fitness smartwatch with a somewhat impressive battery life, and is well equipped with lots of features that can improve your productivity significantly.

VERDICT: We’ve three fine smartwatches, no doubt, but the Stratos 3 with a premium watch design, and being the most comprehensive activity tracker with the longest battery life is the best choice. It’s the best choice if you’re more interested in taking your fitness goals to a whole new level as it features 8 FirstBeat algorithms.

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