Analysis and handling of the ETX001 from Edtouch.

As an introduction to this analysis

Connected watches have become powerful. 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.

Several weak points on this watch :
– Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Few sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

Our analysis has identified all cases of use of this connected watch.

Health follow-up question, what is the ETX001 worth?

Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They may or may not be coupled with other devices such as the telephone or computer.
The ETX001 may be a bit outdated today, but it is still a good camera.It was clearly not designed to be a tool for monitoring your physical condition.

The operating system remains the weak point of the watches produced by Fossil; and this ETX001 is no exception.This choice induces a greater difficulty to handle the different buttons and icons present.Menus and features are less easy to find.It is only after a short week that you can enjoy the different functions.
Unlike many other models, this model is not equipped with sleep monitoring.
The ETX001 unfortunately does not have accelerometer-type components.A device that is very useful when you want to track your movements, such as detecting a fall.
The watch does not have a PPG type heart rate sensor.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

The right choice every day?

Are you still sceptical about buying an intelligent watch because you doubt its real need?Knowing that high-performance models are usually expensive to buy.Here are a few examples of what a smart watch like the ETX001 could do for you.
Through this model, Edtouch offers an interesting product.She’ll be able to accompany you on a daily basis.
An absent yet practical feature is a GPS.Not on this watch.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
It would have been appreciated if this watch had been sold with a reinforced glass; accidents like scratches happen quickly.
There is no wireless battery charging function.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.It’s an easy watch to wear.Indeed, it is only 62 gr; that is to say, what is lighter.
It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.Finally, music lovers will appreciate the possibility of listening to music on this model.Contrary to what the skeptics say, this smartwatch is more than an accessory, and you’ll appreciate this feature.

A connected watch 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.We explain what ETX001 can do for you.
Fossil has not really provided this watch for users who are physically active.It does not allow you to follow your evolution in the sport you practice.
You’re unlikely to forget it when you have it on your wrist, because at 62 grams, it’s one of the heaviest.
Also note that this watch does not have GPS.Only the pairing between phone and watch will be able to track the position or distance travelled.
Because the watch has no SIM, only your smartphone will be able to retrieve the tracking data collected.In return for this inconvenience, you will have an extended battery life.

An interesting point about this smartwatch, is the presence of an audio player.

Is it suitable for all needs?

Depending on the type of smartwatch and its operating system, you will be able to install or use applications.Associated applications do not allow the same types of use.There are health applications, other sport-oriented applications, or applications that meet the needs of everyday life.
This model is not really designed to install new applications.
This watch works with a specific operating system, making it impossible to add new applications.You will need to make sure that the applications installed by default are suitable for you.
It is one of the lightest watches – 62 grams.
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 a simple and cheap product for basic uses.

Finally, The ETX001…

As you can see, this watch is not one of the best.On the other hand, you know that with a very attractive price, it can be a simple choice.
The few weak points could be:
– Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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