Analysis and handling of the Y13 from Genrics.

Foreword

The technology industry of connected watches is a sector in continuous evolution.Functions range from monitoring fitness, health, calculating the number of steps, but also measuring calories burned, or sleep patterns.

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Its daily use
Several weak points on this watch :
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

The perfect watch for health monitoring?

Connected watches have become excellent tools for health analysis, which you would not normally expect from a product like this.They are now equipped with many advanced sensors.
Our tests have shown that the Y13 is one of the least interesting models if we want to have a healthy follow-up.It may be used for simple information purposes only.

The main disadvantage of this watch still remains its operating system produced by Fossil.It will be necessary to get used to the interface before taking full advantage of your watch.We are far from the smooth navigation of models with Propriétaire or Apple Watchs.
Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
This watch is not equipped with an accelerometer.It’s impossible to know how many calories you burn every day.
The watch does not have a PPG type heart rate sensor.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.

A smartwatch for everyday life

Are you still sceptical about buying an intelligent watch because you doubt its real need?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.This is precisely what the Y13 test shows.
Genrics almost makes a mistake with this model.You’re even gonna wonder how you did it before, when you didn’t have it.
It is one of the best battery-powered watches, with 400 mAh.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.The counterpart to the activation of this mode will be that the battery life will be less.
Next to that, it is advertised to be water-resistant.Because of its design, you will be able to swim with it.We haven’t tested this last point, but we can take the company at its word.
For added safety, it is equipped with a reinforced screen.You will reduce the risk of breakage and scratches.
There is no wireless battery charging function.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.You will not be able to shop with this watch because it does not have the NFC contactless function.
In the context of regular use, the absence of a music player will be regretted.That wasn’t planned here.

Genrics’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 is a product with many advantages.Here’s the Y13 detail.
This new model will be of interest to those who play sports on a regular basis.The various sensors allow you to measure data relating to your fitness and therefore your health.It is an easy tool for those who want to improve their sports results.
It has a very good autonomy with a battery power of 400 mAh.
It includes GPS tracking.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
The watch works with 3G technology.This will allow you to retrieve your alerts that initially arrive on your smartphone.

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

Is it suitable for all needs?

The best connected watches on the market run under Wear OS for Propriétaire or watchOS for Apple, but there are others.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.
This model is not really designed to install new applications.
Due to its proprietary operating system, you will not be able to add other applications to this connected watch.You will need to make sure that the applications installed by default are suitable for you.
Its 400 mAh battery is one of the most powerful on the market.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 Y13, the right choice?

To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.On the other hand, you know that with a very attractive price, it can be a simple choice.
Here’s the one thing she’s got going for her:
– Its daily use
The weak points of this connected watch are :- Little functionality for health monitoring
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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