Analysis and handling of the id205 from Grde.

To start

You may find that the connected watches are identical, with a small screen, rather fragile and not very evolutionary?Some of them are oriented towards monitoring physical condition and even go as far as monitoring calories burned, others are more for office automation with e-mail synchronization.

Several weak points on this watch :
– Its weight/size
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Not enough 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 id205 worth?

Many technological developments have taken place since the first health monitoring watches.They may or may not be coupled with other devices such as the telephone or computer.
Following our tests, this id205 has a low score for healthy use.It may be used for simple information purposes only.

The main disadvantage of this watch still remains its operating system produced by Fossil.This choice induces a greater difficulty to handle the different buttons and icons present.This is a different environment from what we are used to seeing.After a few weeks, you will be more comfortable with its handling.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
Through the accelerometer, the watch will be able to follow your physical activity.The movements will then be analysed and compared on a daily basis.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.
It allows you to monitor your heart rate at all times, to better manage the stress of everyday life and follow its evolution over time.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.

Interesting for everyday life?

Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.For the id205, this is what you can expect.
This model belongs is well placed if compared with current smartwatches.She’ll be able to accompany you on a daily basis.
It is a correct watch in terms of battery, with 210 mAh.
Fossil indicates that the unit can last about 15 hours.
Among the list of interesting features is first of all GPS.Some users will never use it.The counterpart of this option is that the range will decrease if the active GPS mode is still selected.
Note that it has a watertightness certification.The manufacturer indicates that it has the right watertightness rating, and that you can even immerse it at a depth of several metres.So we left him underwater for a few minutes and nothing to report.
Grde opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.It’s a stylish and contemporary watch.At 136 grams, this makes it one of the lightest models in its class.
It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.Finally, even if it is not essential, we would have appreciated being able to listen to music.The manufacturer did not consider it necessary to insert it.

The right model for analyzing his sports activity?

A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.Here’s the id205 detail.
With this product, Fossil is not for sportsmen.It is interesting, but not for those who want to improve their sports results.
As for its weight, it’s rather low down in the rankings; its 136 grams make it one of the heaviest smartwatches.
This model has an average battery life of 210 mAh.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.However, this will mean a much longer 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.

On the other hand, if you are used to playing sports with music, this watch will be of no use to you.

The Grde watch: a good choice to be connected?

Depending on the brand of the watch, the operating system used to operate the watch is not the same.This means that not all applications are equivalent, nor is the use you will make of them.More or less complex applications that facilitate measurement or analysis.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
Due to its proprietary operating system, you will not be able to add other applications to this connected watch.You will need to make sure that the applications installed by default are suitable for you.
With a screen size of 1.3 inches, it is in the average.It is one of the very light watches, easy to wear with its 136 grams.
The power of its battery – 210 mAh – corresponds to an average value today.
In conclusion, as far as the installation of new applications is concerned, this will not be discussed on this connected watch.However, it remains an interesting product as long as it is easy to use.

Finally, The id205…

To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.On the other hand, you know that with a very attractive price, it can be a simple choice.
Several weak points appeared to us on this watch:
– Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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