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You may find that the connected watches are identical, with a small screen, rather fragile and not very evolutionary?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.
|Several weak points on this watch :|
|– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring|
|– Not enough sport-oriented features|
|– The impossibility of putting new applications|
Our analysis has identified all cases of use of this connected watch.
A watch connected for health
Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
Our tests have shown that the MXS-14 is one of the least interesting models if we want to have a healthy follow-up.It was clearly not designed to be a tool for monitoring your physical condition.
The main disadvantage of this watch still remains its operating system produced by Fossil.It is still slow and not very intuitive to use.This is a different environment from what we are used to seeing.Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
Unlike many other watches, the manufacturer did not consider it useful to install sleep monitoring on this model.
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 allows you to monitor your heart rate at all times, to better manage the stress of everyday life and follow its evolution over time.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.
The right choice every day?
Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?How is this useful in your daily life?Here are a few examples of what a smart watch like the MXS-14 could do for you.
In terms of the needs of daily life, Fossil allows this model to meet them well.It quickly becomes part of your daily life.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.A detail for some, but not for many.The counterpart of this option is that the range will decrease if the active GPS mode is still selected.
This watch is designed to be waterproof.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.
Jinpx opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
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.
In the context of regular use, the absence of a music player will be regretted.The manufacturer did not consider it necessary to insert it.
The watch to improve physical performance?
A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.It is a relevant choice for many physically active people.Is MXS-14 a new electronic gadget?
With this product, Fossil is not for sportsmen.It does not allow you to follow your evolution in the sport you practice.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.
Another advantage of Jinpx watches is the presence of heart rate monitoring.
An analysis function of the calories burned is present on this model.
On the music side, it is also important to specify that this watch does not allow music to be played.
The Jinpx watch: a good choice to be connected?
The best connected watches on the market run under Wear OS for Propriétaire or watchOS for Apple, but there are others.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.Apart from those installed at the start, no other choice.
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.
MXS-14, the right choice for the right use
To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.It’s not too expensive, so you can easily change it if you want a more advanced model.
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