Connected watches have become powerful.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 Watch SE 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 :|
|– Its health-oriented functionalities|
|– Its daily use|
|– Its sport-oriented features|
|The main weak point to be taken into account :|
|– Its weight/size|
Because it’s important to think twice before buying this type of product, this article will help you see things more clearly.
A watch connected for health
Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They are now equipped with many advanced sensors.
Clearly, the Watch SE is one of the best possible choices.These sensors allow a fine monitoring of your health.
It features the Apple universe, with the possible interactions between the brand’s devices.It’s a Watch OS just the way we like it.The menus are easy to use and you can navigate through the different menus in a few minutes.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
Drop detection is one of the functionalities present on Apple’s smartwatch.Equipped with sensors, the watch can then issue alerts.
The accelerometer built into the watch provides accurate information about your fitness and health.It will then be possible to follow your activity during the day.This smart watch will be able to identify gestures or actions, which will be analyzed through health applications.
For those who need to take their pulse regularly, or follow their heartbeat, this watch is to be proscribed, as it does not have PPG (photoplethysmography).
With its ECG function, you will get your electrocardiogram for better monitoring of your heart rate continuously.
A smartwatch for everyday life
Do you need a smart watch?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.This is precisely what the Watch SE test shows.
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.
This model comes standard with GPS.A detail for some, but not for many.Note by account, that in full GPS mode – with GPS tracking enabled, the watch’s autonomy will last less time.
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.We haven’t tested this last point, but we can take the company at its word.
It would have been appreciated if this watch had been sold with a reinforced glass; accidents like scratches happen quickly.
We appreciated the wireless charging function.You place it close to the stand and load it.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.It’s an easy watch to wear.Its weight is very low, 85 grams, less than on comparable models.
One of the most useful applications to have on the wrist every day with this Watch SE is undoubtedly the NFC.You will be able to make your purchases by pointing your watch at the payment device in the stores.
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.
The connected watch that will delight sportsmen and women?
A smartwatch allows you in some cases to record your sporting progress easily.It is a product with many advantages.We explain what Watch SE can do for you.
There is a lot of technological evolution on this product, which will seduce the sportsmen.Simply put, this watch is one of the best smartwatches on sale.It’s made for sports in general.
As for its weight, it’s rather low down in the rankings; its 85 grams make it one of the heaviest smartwatches.
It has its own GPS to track location data during a race, or your work day.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
Due to the absence of a SIM, you will not be able to track tracking data directly from the wristwatch.A disadvantage that turns into an advantage in terms of the battery life that will be extended.
With the altimeter function, the analysis of efforts on mountain sports will be facilitated.
An analysis function of the calories burned is present on this model.
An interesting point about this smartwatch, is the presence of an audio player.
The watch and possible applications
Depending on the type of smartwatch and its operating system, you will be able to install or use applications.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.
With this watch equipped with a WatchOS operating system you can easily download new applications in addition to the standard ones.It is one of the very light watches, easy to wear with its 85 grams.
This watch gives you the Applertunity to install other applications than the default ones.
For holidays or abroad, with the Citymapper application, you have all the information you need to orient yourself and move around in a foreign city.
The Capitaine Train application offers you the possibility to buy train tickets for France and Europe in a few seconds.
You can also book an Uber taxi directly from your smartwatch, check the driver’s progress and get time estimates for your journey, all from the comfort of your wrist.
Whether it’s for sport, health or business, you can install the applications you need on this connected watch.
What about the Watch SE?
The Watch SE from Fossil is in our opinion one of the best connected watches of the moment.This is an excellent product, which makes this connected watch an indispensable accessory.
Here are a few reasons that summarize its ranking:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
– Its sport-oriented features
To remember on this watch, it is the following weak point:
– Its weight/size