As a preamble to this test
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.
We have tested the latest Pro 3 produced by Fossil.What we have learned from this model is that it is quite comfortable for santé use.
|The highlights of this connected watch are :|
|– Screen size|
|– Its health-oriented functionalities|
|– Its daily use|
|– Its sport-oriented features|
|– The ability to install new applications|
|The main weak point to be taken into account :|
|– Its weight/size|
Our analysis has identified all cases of use of this connected watch.
The perfect watch for health monitoring?
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.
From this point of view, the Pro 3 is a good choice.These sensors allow a fine monitoring of your health.
As usual, Ticwatch has installed a robust system on this watch.This is OS Wear.The system is easy to use and you can quickly navigate through the different menus.
Unlike many other watches, the manufacturer did not consider it useful to install sleep monitoring on this model.
Through the accelerometer, the watch will be able to follow your physical activity.It is possible to analyze and interpret the movements of daily life.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.
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.In case you need to have the heartbeat curve, this watch is not recommended as it does not have an ECG sensor.
Dedicated for everyday use
Do you need a smart watch?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.For the Pro 3, this is what you can expect.
As far as everyday life is concerned, Fossil allows this model to be at the top of the rankings.This watch allows you to be busy with anything while staying informed.
It has the best battery of the moment, with a power of 577 mAh.
Fossil says the device will last about 5 days.
An interesting feature of this watch is the presence of a GPS.Some users will never use it.Note by account, that in full GPS mode – with GPS tracking enabled, the watch’s autonomy will last less time.
It should be remembered that it is not designed to operate underwater.
The manufacturer proposes this new original model with a round face.This is a beautiful watch similar to some of the competing models in terms of aesthetics.You will also be able to choose from the many colours available.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.It’s an easy watch to wear.At 280 grams, this makes it one of the lightest models in its class.
The NFC option has been integrated into this connected watch.You simply place your watch near the merchant’s terminal and pay for your ticket, your drink or whatever you buy without having to take your wallet out of your pocket.
One last point about the features of this watch is the music function.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.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.Here’s the Pro 3 detail.
With this new model, Ticwatch will interest a lot of sportsmen.Our tests have shown that it is now the best smartwatch on the market.It is the indispensable device that analyzes your performance and your sports activity.
You’re unlikely to forget it when you have it on your wrist, because at 280 grams, it’s one of the heaviest.
It has an excellent autonomy, thanks to its 577 mAh battery.
It includes GPS tracking.This will allow you to navigate easily, even when you are travelling.
Because the watch has no SIM, only your smartphone will be able to retrieve the tracking data collected.A disadvantage that turns into an advantage in terms of the battery life that will be extended.
Another advantage of Ticwatch watches is the presence of heart rate monitoring.
Most importantly, it records all data on calories burned.
A nice detail on this watch is that you can listen to music.
Is it suitable for all needs?
There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.This influences the number of applications that can be added, and the practical functionality that will result.These applications not only display notifications on your wrist, they can keep you entertained, track your fitness and health, and help you stay organized.
With its OS Wear operating system, this connected watch is one of the best options if you are considering downloading applications.It is very pleasant to read data displayed on one of the largest screens available – 1.4 inches.With a contained weight of 280 grams, you’ll forget you’re wearing it on your wrist.
The power of its battery – 577 mAh – is the best today.This watch gives you the Ticwatchrtunity to install other applications than the default ones.
For example, if you’ve been dreaming of making video calls from your wrist since the advent of smartwatch, then Glide is an application you need to download.
Looking for an easy way to keep track of your supermarket list, Keep is undoubtedly one of the best note-taking applications.
With Shazam; your smartwatch will identify the music and even display the lyrics, so you can sing along.
Whether it’s for sport, health or business, you can install the applications you need on this connected watch.
The Pro 3 – in a nutshell
In conclusion, you can choose it without hesitation.One of the top-of-the-line devices, and one that is bound to cost a little more.
In a few words, the reasons why it ranks among the top models:
– Screen size
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
– Its sport-oriented features
– The ability to install new applications
To remember on this watch, it is the following weak point:
– Its weight/size