Analysis and handling of the P4-102 from Banlvs.

In presentation

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 :
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

In detail, here is what it is according to the use you will have of it.

A watch connected for health

Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.Following our tests, this P4-102 has a low score for healthy use.It may be used for simple information purposes only.

The operating system remains the weak point of the watches produced by Fossil; and this P4-102 is no exception.The use is less intuitive than with other watches.We are far from the smooth navigation of models with Propriétaire or Apple Watchs.
Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
Unlike many other models, this model is not equipped with sleep monitoring.
Through the accelerometer, the watch will be able to follow your physical activity.This will allow you to interpret your movements during the day.That is to say that the gestures of the hand or arms will be translated into movement, synchronized to your health application and will give rise to health advice.
It can monitor your heart rate, movements and then transmit this data to the associated application.
For those who need to analyze their heartbeat curve, you will have to choose another watch, as this model does not have one.

What are its functions for everyday use?

Do you need a smart watch?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.In detail, we help you understand whether it makes sense to buy this P4-102 now.
Through this model, Banlvs offers an interesting product.It quickly becomes part of your daily life.
And yet the manufacturer indicates 6 hours of autonomy.
Among the list of interesting features is first of all GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.On the other hand, you should note the decrease in battery capacity in active GPS mode.
This watch is designed to be waterproof.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.
It would have been appreciated if this watch had been sold with a reinforced glass; accidents like scratches happen quickly.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.Last point about the features; this is the music function.The function is not available here.

The right model for analyzing his sports activity?

A smartwatch allows you in some cases to record your sporting progress easily.This tool allows you to combine the advantages of conventional products in a small format and can be connected to other devices such as your phone or laptop.We explain what P4-102 can do for you.
This new model is not for those who play sports on a regular basis.It is interesting, but not for those who want to improve their sports results.
It includes GPS tracking.This will allow you to navigate easily, even when you are travelling.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.The advantage, however, is that it reduces the consumption on the battery.
Another advantage of Banlvs watches is the presence of heart rate monitoring.
Most importantly, it records all data on calories burned.

However, if you like to listen to your music while you play sports, this watch is to be avoided.

The watch and possible applications

Depending on the brand of the watch, the operating system used to operate the watch is not the same.The original applications may not be enough for some, hence the interest to choose the one with the most suitable OS.There are health applications, other sport-oriented applications, or applications that meet the needs of everyday life.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
Due to a specific operating system for this watch, you will not be able to download new applications.Only those installed by default are available.
And if you need an application in addition to those installed by default, you will have to turn to another model.However, it remains an interesting product as long as it is easy to use.

In short, The P4-102, the right choice?

To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.It’s fast, inexpensive, and easy to replace if you see your need changes.
Here are a few weak points to watch out for:
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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