Analysis and handling of the 205l from Grde.

And to begin with…

Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.Functions range from monitoring fitness, health, calculating the number of steps, but also measuring calories burned, or sleep patterns.

Several weak points on this watch :
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting 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

Many technological developments have taken place since the first health monitoring watches.They are now equipped with many advanced sensors.
The 205l may be a bit outdated today, but it is still a good camera.It was clearly not designed to be a tool for monitoring your physical condition.

The main difference with known watches is that it does not run on PropriƩtaire or Apple.This choice induces a greater difficulty to handle the different buttons and icons present.Menus and features are less easy to find.You will therefore have to go through an acclimatization phase on the interface before taking full advantage of this watch.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
The sensitivity of the accelerometer is able to detect even micro-vibrations of the wrist and arm.It will then be possible to follow your activity during the day.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 can monitor your heart rate, movements and then transmit this data to the associated application.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.

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 205l test shows.
This model belongs is well placed if compared with current smartwatches.You’ll appreciate what she brings to you.
The battery power is not the best, 210 mAh, corresponding to an average power.
Fossil indicates that the unit can last about 10 hours.
This model comes standard with GPS.Some users will never use it.The counterpart of this option is that the range will decrease if the active GPS mode is still selected.
Next to that, it is advertised to be water-resistant.Don’t worry about immersing it in your bath water.We haven’t tried it at sea, but under the kitchen tap, it works.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
With an intuitive touch screen, you will be able to access the various functions of the watch.The NFC option is not integrated in this watch connected, which means no contactless payment.
One last point about the features of this watch is the music function.The built-in player will make you appreciate this item even more.

Grde’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.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 205l detail.
This new model is not for those who play sports on a regular basis.Even for the occasional sportsman, this watch won’t do.
The battery power of 210 mAh is correct.
The watch includes GPS support so you can track your runs.This will allow you to navigate easily, even when you are travelling.
Because the watch has no SIM, only your smartphone will be able to retrieve the tracking data collected.In return for this inconvenience, you will have an extended battery life.
Another positive point of the Fossil watches is the presence of heart rate monitoring.
And even more, it is able to measure the number of calories burned during the day.

You will also be able to listen to music with this smartwatch.

The Grde watch: a good choice to be connected?

The best connected watches on the market run under Wear OS for PropriƩtaire 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.
This model is not really designed to install new applications.
The choice of this watch will be made only on the applications it contains.Apart from those installed at the start, no other choice.
With its 1.3-inch screen, it is one of the standard watches with a clear display of data.For the battery, with its 210 mAh, this watch is powerful enough.And if you need an application in addition to those installed by default, you will have to turn to another model.On the other hand, it is an easy to use watch for entry-level applications.

The 205l in conclusion

To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.It’s fast, inexpensive, and easy to replace if you see your need changes.
Here are a few weak points to watch out for:
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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