Analysis and handling of the PTH-S8 from Pthtechus.

In presentation

Connected watches have become powerful.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 :
– Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Few sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

The watch that tells you about your health?

Many technological developments have taken place since the first health monitoring watches.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.The PTH-S8 is a little outdated compared to the latest devices on the market.It can be an aesthetic object, even if some may not find it very attractive.

Instead of running his watch with a known system, Pthtechus decided to use his own portable operating system.This choice induces a greater difficulty to handle the different buttons and icons present.We would have preferred something more conventional.
After a few weeks, you will be more comfortable with its handling.
Unlike many other watches, the manufacturer did not consider it useful to install sleep monitoring on this model.
There is no accelerometer on this model of watch connected.It’s impossible to know how many calories you burn every day.
With this model, you will not be able to measure your heart rate.
For those who need to analyze their heartbeat curve, you will have to choose another watch, as this model does not have one.

A smartwatch for everyday life

Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?Knowing that high-performance models are usually expensive to buy.For the PTH-S8, this is what you can expect.
Pthtechus has designed a model that is cheap and may not meet the needs.She’s a long way from Apple Watch.
Among the list of interesting features is first of all GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.Note by account, that in full GPS mode – with GPS tracking enabled, the watch’s autonomy will last less time.
Please note that when it comes to taking your shower, it is not waterproof.
Pthtechus opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
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.It’s a stylish and contemporary watch.At 75 grams, this makes it one of the lightest models in its class.
You will not be able to shop with this watch because it does not have the NFC contactless function.
Finally, even if it is not essential, we would have appreciated being able to listen to music.The manufacturer did not consider it necessary to insert it.

A connected watch 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.We explain what PTH-S8 can do for you.
With this product, Fossil is not for sportsmen.Even for the occasional sportsman, this watch won’t do.
As for its weight, it’s rather low down in the rankings; its 75 grams make it one of the heaviest smartwatches.
It includes GPS tracking.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
The 3G function is available on this smartwatch with the presence of the SIM.You will thus be able to receive your notifications directly on the watch.

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

The right choice for downloading applications?

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.More or less complex applications that facilitate measurement or analysis.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
The choice of this watch will be made only on the applications it contains.You will need to make sure that the applications installed by default are suitable for you.
It is one of the very light watches, easy to wear with its 75 grams.
Finally, as far as applications are concerned, you will have to contact you from the default; no possibility to add new ones.However, it remains a simple and cheap product for basic uses.

What about the PTH-S8?

The overall score of this watch is among the lowest.It’s not too expensive, so you can easily change it if you want a more advanced model.
The weak points of this connected watch are :- Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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