Analysis and handling of the S12 from Jaybest.

In presentation

Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.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 :
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Few 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.

Health follow-up question, what is the S12 worth?

Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
The S12 is a little outdated compared to the latest devices on the market.It can be an aesthetic object, even if some may not find it very attractive.

The main disadvantage of this watch still remains its operating system produced by Fossil.It is still slow and not very intuitive to use.Menus and features are less easy to find.After a few weeks, you will be more comfortable with its handling.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
There is no accelerometer on this model of watch connected.A useful device when you want to keep track of the calories burned during the day.
This model is not equipped with photoplethysmography or PPG, which allows precise monitoring of the heart rate.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

Is this watch useful in everyday life?

Do you need a smart watch?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.This is precisely what the S12 test shows.
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.
Among the list of interesting features is first of all GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.Note by account, that in full GPS mode – with GPS tracking enabled, the watch’s autonomy will last less time.
Please note that when it comes to taking your shower, it is not waterproof.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
This watch is charged the old fashioned way, with the cable provided in the package.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.The NFC option is not integrated in this watch connected, which means no contactless payment.
Finally, even if it is not essential, we would have appreciated being able to listen to music.The function is not available here.

Jaybest’s smartwatch: a good choice for sports?

The connected watch offers an interesting alternative to tracking devices, which are only oriented towards sport or health.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.And as far as the S12 is concerned, here’s the thing.
With this product, Fossil is not for sportsmen.Even for the occasional sportsman, this watch won’t do.
It has its own GPS to track location data during a race, or your work day.This will allow you to navigate easily, even when you are travelling.
The 3G function is available on this smartwatch with the presence of the SIM.Mobile connectivity not only provides access to location, but also allows the device to retrieve notifications and alerts from the network to your smartphone.

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.This means that not all applications are equivalent, nor is the use you will make of them.Applications that may correspond to health monitoring but also to the measurement of performance in sports.
Most of the time, you will have to content yourself with the applications installed by default on this smartwatch.
The choice of this watch will be made only on the applications it contains.Only those installed by default are available.
In conclusion, as far as the installation of new applications is concerned, this will not be discussed on this connected watch.However, it remains a simple and cheap product for basic uses.

In short, The S12, the right choice?

As you can see, this watch is not one of the best.It’s fast, inexpensive, and easy to replace if you see your need changes.
The few weak points could be:
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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