In a few words
Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.Does it seem complicated to you to find your way through all the possible choices?
|So what we have to remember is this one big strength :|
|– Its health-oriented functionalities|
|Several weak points on this watch :|
|– Its daily use|
|– Few sport-oriented features|
|– The impossibility of putting new applications|
This article will help you see more clearly.
The watch that tells you about your health?
Connected watches have become excellent tools for health analysis, which you would not normally expect from a product like this.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.The design of the S-Q58-BL-004 is impeccable.It is one of the best watches for health monitoring.
The operating system remains the weak point of the watches produced by Fossil; and this S-Q58-BL-004 is no exception.It is still slow and not very intuitive to use.We would have preferred something more conventional.
Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
To find out if you are resting properly during your night, this S-Q58-BL-004 is a model that provides detailed information on the quality of your sleep.With its advanced technology, it is able to analyze it, with elements such as tracking noise and movement while you sleep.In the end, you know what level of repair your sleep is at.
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.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 allows you to monitor your heart rate at all times, to better manage the stress of everyday life and follow its evolution over time.
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
Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.For the S-Q58-BL-004, this is what you can expect.
When it comes to everyday life, one wonders what the fossil was thinking.It is one of the worst models available on the market today.
The battery power is not the best, 200 mAh, corresponding to an average power.
As for the autonomy, Soding considers that it will last 20 hours.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.Some users will never use it.On the other hand, you should note the decrease in battery capacity in active GPS mode.
It should be remembered that it is not designed to operate underwater.
It would have been appreciated if this watch had been sold with a reinforced glass; accidents like scratches happen quickly.
No wireless charging function on this model; damage.
You don’t have a touch screen on this watch.You will not be able to shop with this watch because it does not have the NFC contactless function.
Finally, even if it is not essential, we would have appreciated being able to listen to music.You will have to choose another watch for this.
A connected watch for sports
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.We explain what S-Q58-BL-004 can do for you.
This new model is not for those who play sports on a regular basis.Installed applications do not track data or statistics.
The battery is in the average range with a power of 200 mAh.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.GPS support is relatively simple and will allow you to track your position even without a paired phone.
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.
In addition, this smartwatch has a sensor for measuring heartbeats.
And even more, it is able to measure the number of calories burned during the day.
If you can’t envisage sport without music, this watch doesn’t allow it.
The right model to install applications?
The best connected watches on the market run under Wear OS for Propriétaire or watchOS for Apple, but there are others.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.
Most of the time, you will have to content yourself with the applications installed by default on this smartwatch.
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 has a 200 mAh battery with sufficient power.
Finally, as far as applications are concerned, you will have to contact you from the default; no possibility to add new ones.However, it remains a simple and cheap product for basic uses.
Finally, The S-Q58-BL-004…
At the end of our tests, we can only conclude that this watch corresponds to an entry-level product.It’s not too expensive, so you can easily change it if you want a more advanced model.
Here’s the highlight of this connected watch:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
Several weak points appeared to us on this watch:
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications