Analysis and handling of the BL89 from Teckepic.

As an introduction to this analysis

The technology industry of connected watches is a sector in continuous evolution. There is always a new version of a watch a few weeks or months apart, and faced with the number of possible choices, it is complicated to find your way around.

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Its health-oriented functionalities
Several weak points on this watch :
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

The perfect watch for health monitoring?

Connected watches have become excellent tools for health analysis, which you would not normally expect from a product like this.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.The BL89 corresponds to the latest generation of watches.It was clearly not designed to be the ideal tool for monitoring your health.

Instead of running his watch with a known system, Teckepic decided to use his own portable operating system.It is still slow and not very intuitive to use.We would have preferred something more conventional.
It is only after a short week that you can enjoy the different functions.
For those whose sleep monitoring is a priority, this watch is interesting.It allows you to monitor your sleep and resting habits.In the end, you know what level of repair your sleep is at.
Through the accelerometer, the watch will be able to follow your physical activity.This will allow you to interpret your movements during the day.In other words, through the identification of a dozen hand gestures, and in correlation with its embedded application, you will have tips to improve your health on a daily basis.
With the help of a built-in sensor, your heartbeat is also monitored and alerts are raised in case there are too many beats above normal.There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

Is this watch useful in everyday life?

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This model is not well placed when compared to other smartwatches at the same price.She’s a long way from Apple Watch.
One of the features that sportsmen and travellers will miss: GPS.Teckepic didn’t see fit to install it.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
Teckepic opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
You don’t have a touch screen on this watch.This watch does not support NFC function, so contactless payment is not possible with this watch.
Finally, we would have appreciated the Teckepicrtunity to listen to music on this model.The manufacturer did not consider it necessary to insert it.

The smartwatch designed for sports

A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.It is a relevant choice for many physically active people.Is BL89 a new electronic gadget?
Fossil has not really provided this watch for users who are physically active.Even for the occasional sportsman, this watch won’t do.
Also note that this watch does not have GPS.You will therefore always need to take your smartphone, connected to the watch, to measure and view your journeys.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.In return for this inconvenience, you will have an extended battery life.
Another positive point of the Fossil watches is the presence of heart rate monitoring.
Most importantly, it records all data on calories burned.

If you can’t envisage sport without music, this watch doesn’t allow it.

The right model to install applications?

There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.This means that not all applications are equivalent, nor is the use you will make of them.There are health applications, other sport-oriented applications, or applications that meet the needs of everyday life.
Most of the time, you will have to content yourself with the applications installed by default on this smartwatch.
Due to a specific operating system for this watch, you will not be able to download new applications.You will need to make sure that the applications installed by default are suitable for you.
Last point concerning possible new applications in addition to what is planned: this will be out of the question due to its specific configuration.However, it remains an interesting product as long as it is easy to use.

What about the BL89?

To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.It’s not too expensive, so you can easily change it if you want a more advanced model.
In the end, here’s a strong point about this model:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
Several weak points appeared to us on this watch:
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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