Analysis and handling of the Q18 from Tipmant.

To start

Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected. 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
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Few sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

Is the Q18 compatible with healthy use?

For several years now, Tipmant has been producing connected watches that allow the analysis of fitness and health.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
The Q18 may be a bit outdated today, but it is still a good camera.It was clearly not designed to be a tool for monitoring your physical condition.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 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.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
This connected watch is not equipped with an accelerometer.It will therefore be impossible for you to measure the number of steps you take during the day.
This model is not equipped with photoplethysmography or PPG, which allows precise monitoring of the heart rate.
In case you need to have the heartbeat curve, this watch is not recommended as it does not have an ECG sensor.

A smartwatch for everyday life

Do you need a smart watch?How is this useful in your daily life?For the Q18, this is what you can expect.
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.You can find a lot of other watches at the same price, which they have.
It should be remembered that it is not designed to operate underwater.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
No wireless charging function on this model; damage.
The menus are accessible only with the buttons.It’s a stylish and contemporary watch.At 68 grams, this makes it one of the lightest models in its class.
The NFC option is not integrated in this watch connected, which means no contactless payment.
Finally, we would have appreciated the Tipmantrtunity to listen to music on this model.You will have to choose another watch for this.

The right model for analyzing his sports activity?

The connected watch offers an interesting alternative to tracking devices, which are only oriented towards sport or health.It is a relevant choice for many physically active people.And as far as the Q18 is concerned, here’s the thing.
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.It is interesting, but not for those who want to improve their sports results.
With its weight of 68 grams, it is still one of the heaviest watches.
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.
You will not be able to read the tracking data on your watch; you will have to do this on your smartphone.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.

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

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.These applications not only display notifications on your wrist, they can keep you entertained, track your fitness and health, and help you stay organized.
Due to its configuration, this smartwatch limits the addition of new applications.
Due to its proprietary operating system, you will not be able to add other applications to this connected watch.Apart from those installed at the start, no other choice.
It is one of the lightest watches – 68 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.On the other hand, it is an easy to use watch for entry-level applications.

Finally, The Q18…

As you can see, this watch is not one of the best.It’s not too expensive, so you can easily change it if you want a more advanced model.
The weak points of this connected watch are :- Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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