Connected watches have become powerful. 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.
We tried the latest watch from Fossil: the Watch Se (GPS, 44 mm).Quickly, we can say that this watch is good for a 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|
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
For several years now, Apple 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 Watch Se (GPS, 44 mm) corresponds to the latest generation of watches.For a healthy orientation, this watch is undoubtedly one of the best choices you can make.
It integrates the Apple environment and has native connections to phones and computers.Naturally, it has the Watch OS operating system.The interface is intuitive and easy to use.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
Other features of this model include a fall detector.And with the interconnection of the systems it is possible to send alerts automatically.
Having an accelerometer, the watch will be able to monitor your physical health.It is possible to analyze and interpret the movements of daily life.In other words, through the identification of a dozen hand gestures, and in correlation with its embedded application, you will have tips to improve your health on a daily basis.
It also allows you to easily monitor your heartbeat and generate alerts in case there are too many beats.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.
A smartwatch for everyday life
Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.Here are a few examples of what a smart watch like the Watch Se (GPS, 44 mm) could do for you.
With this model, Fossil is moving up the rankings.This watch allows you to be busy with anything while staying informed.
An interesting feature of this watch is the presence of a GPS.A detail for some, but not for many.On the other hand, you should note the decrease in battery capacity in active GPS mode.
Next to that, it is advertised to be water-resistant.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.
An ingenious feature on this Watch Se (GPS, 44 mm) is the ability to recharge wirelessly.You place it close to the stand and load it.
Despite its small size, the touch screen of this smartwatch is easy to use to open the various menus and applications.It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.And last but not least, because it’s still pleasant, this model allows you to listen to music.Even if the sound isn’t at the perfect level, it’s still an interesting option.
The watch to improve physical performance?
A smartwatch allows you in some cases to record your sporting progress easily.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 Watch Se (GPS, 44 mm) detail.
Through this product, Apple wants to meet the expectations of a large number of people.Our tests have shown that it is now the best smartwatch on the market.It’s made for sports in general.
It has its own GPS to track location data during a race, or your work day.GPS support is relatively simple and will allow you to track your position even without a paired phone.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.
With the altimeter function, the analysis of efforts on mountain sports will be facilitated.
In addition, this smartwatch has a sensor for measuring heartbeats.
And even better, with this watch you will be able to know how many calories you burn each day.
One of the interesting features of this watch is the possibility to listen to music.
Is it suitable for all needs?
Depending on the type of smartwatch and its operating system, you will be able to install or use applications.Associated applications do not allow the same types of use.These applications not only display notifications on your wrist, they can keep you entertained, track your fitness and health, and help you stay organized.
You will be able to install new applications on the platform dedicated to WatchOS.It is very pleasant to read data displayed on one of the largest screens available – 1.7 inches.For applications, you’ll appreciate being able to automatically download and install the applications that are right for you.
For those who simply don’t think about drinking enough water during the day, Water Drink Reminder is an application that knows how much you should drink at regular intervals, depending on your weight, physical activity and length of day.
You can even schedule your appointments in Tinder – right from your wrist.The eDream application allows you to geolocate the nearest airport and then search and book the flight you want.
In short, the choice is wide, and every day new applications are available.
The Watch Se (GPS, 44 mm) in conclusion
The Watch Se (GPS, 44 mm) from Fossil is in our opinion one of the best connected watches of the moment.A watch, certainly more expensive than the competitors, but worth it.
In short, it has many strong points; here is what we can retain among them:
– Screen size
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
– Its sport-oriented features
– The ability to install new applications