Globally Minded Zepp Raises Eyebrows With New Ultra-Long Life Smartwatch

Company unveils new products under its own Amazfit brand, aiming to emerge from the shadows of longtime partner and major shareholder Xiaomi Key takeaways: Zepp Health has launched a new energy-efficient operating system for its Amazfit smartwatches that cuts power consumption by 65% Shipments of company’s own-branded products more than doubled in the second quarter as it tries to wean itself from Xiaomi By Mia Shanley Chinese smart wearable device maker Zepp Health (ZEPP.US) is making good on its aim of weaning itself off smartphone partner Xiaomi (1810.HK) with the…

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Zepp or Huami? Wearable Device Maker in China-U.S. Identity Crisis

Company’s latest announcement of moving its user data to AWS reflects drive to separate itself from smartphone patron Xiaomi Key points: Zepp is taking further steps to distance itself from China and Xiaomi by announcing the movement of its data to Amazon Web Services The company’s valuation is quite low following a recent selloff, possibly over concerns about the chances for success in its drive to diversify from Xiaomi By Doug Young As the clock ticks down on China and the U.S. to resolve their differences over the auditing of…

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