In recent time Bluetooth Calling feature has become the differentiating factor for smartwatches in the budget segment. The homegrown gadget and accessory brand Minix has launched Vega Lite smartwatch that boasts Bluetooth Calling, 28 sports mode for fitness tracking along with health monitors for heart rate, blood oxygen saturation, and blood pressure, among other features. With so many features packed along with 3-built-in mini-games, Minix Vega Lite is a worthy contender in the budget segment for smartwatches.
Vega Lite features a rectangular 1.69” TFT-LCD display with 240*280 resolution having a full-touch screen. It has a 280 mAh battery and supports magnetic charging to give an astounding standby endurance of 25 days. While in normal use the battery lasts up to 5 days. The watch is IP68 rated for water resistance, so it is protected from you sweat and water splashes. Coming to the smartwatches main function of health tracking and monitoring, the Vega Lite offers 24 hours monitoring of heart-rate, blood-oxygen (SpO2), blood pressure and sleep tracking. With 28 sports mode you can keep a track on your fitness and calorie burned through other sports activities such as, badminton, swimming, yoga and even cricket. Minix Vega Lite also reminds you to get some action in body by giving sedentary reminders alerts.
Now talking about the differentiating factor of Bluetooth Calling, Minix Vega Lite make you receive, reject and even dial a phone call right from your wrist rather than to take out the smartphone every time a call comes. It allows you to see your recent call logs and contact list to dial a number. It also has an in-built AI Voice assistant through which you can get quick access to your phone’s features. The split-screen browser pops up when you slide right to show the frequently used functions. With its striking design, the Minix Vega Lite can also complement your mood and fashion style with support for 100+ watch faces to give your smartwatch a personalized look. Even browsing the menu can be customized between a slide style or honeycomb style.
One last unique feature that Vega Lite offers is with its in-built mini-games. If you’re idling at a lounge or waiting for someone, there’s three games to choose from in this smartwatch to pass your time.
Verdict: With its loads of features and a price tag of INR 2899/-, Minix Vega Lite is a good buy for those who need a feature-loaded smartwatch in a budget range.