Analysis and handling of the B081 from Gokoo.

To start

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 health-oriented functionalities
Several weak points on this watch :
– Its daily use
– 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.

The B081, the right one for healthy use?

For several years now, Gokoo has been producing connected watches that allow the analysis of fitness and health.They are now equipped with many advanced sensors.
The B081 corresponds to the latest generation of watches.For a healthy orientation, this watch is undoubtedly one of the best choices you can make.

The main difference with known watches is that it does not run on PropriƩtaire or Apple.The use is less intuitive than with other watches.We would have preferred something more conventional.
After a few weeks, you will be more comfortable with its handling.
This B081 gives you a deep insight into your sleep habits.It allows you to monitor your sleep and resting habits.The watch tracks your sleep just like a monitor from which you can analyze the results.
Through the accelerometer, the watch will be able to follow your physical activity.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.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

The right choice every day?

Do you need a smart watch?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.This is precisely what the B081 test shows.
This model is not well placed when compared to other smartwatches at the same price.It does not allow this model to meet daily needs.
One of the features that sportsmen and travellers will miss: GPS.Not on this watch.
Please note that when it comes to taking your shower, it is not waterproof.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.This watch does not support NFC function, so contactless payment is not possible with this watch.
Last point about the features; this is the music function.You will have to choose another watch for this.

A connected watch for sports

A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.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.Is B081 a new electronic gadget?
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.Installed applications do not track data or statistics.
There is a good chance that sportsmen and women who want to stay as light as possible will regret the absence of GPS.This means that you will need to carry your smartphone with your watch if you want to accurately track your running, cycling or hiking session.
You will not be able to read the tracking data on your watch; you will have to do this on your smartphone.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.
In addition, this smartwatch has a sensor for measuring heartbeats.
And even more, it is able to measure the number of calories burned during the day.

If you can’t envisage sport without music, this watch doesn’t allow it.

Is it suitable for all needs?

There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.This influences the number of applications that can be added, and the practical functionality that will result.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.Also, apart from the original applications, there is no possibility of having any others.
The screen is of sufficient size – 1.3 inches, and the data is displayed correctly.Last point concerning possible new applications in addition to what is planned: this will be out of the question due to its specific configuration.It is a basic watch, dedicated to simple uses.

What about the B081?

At the end of our tests, we can only conclude that this watch corresponds to an entry-level product.It’s not too expensive, so you can easily change it if you want a more advanced model.
So what we have to remember is this one big strength:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
The few weak points could be:
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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