Analysis and handling of the S102-Noir from Pthtechus.

Foreword

Connected watches have become powerful.Does it seem complicated to you to find your way through all the possible choices?

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Screen size
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

Our analysis has identified all cases of use of this connected watch.

The S102-Noir, the right one for healthy use?

Many technological developments have taken place since the first health monitoring watches.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
The S102-Noir is a little outdated compared to the latest devices on the market.It can be an aesthetic object, even if some may not find it very attractive.

The operating system remains the weak point of the watches produced by Fossil; and this S102-Noir is no exception.The use is less intuitive than with other watches.We would have preferred something more conventional.
Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
The S102-Noir unfortunately does not have accelerometer-type components.It will therefore be impossible for you to measure the number of steps you take during the day.
This model is not equipped with photoplethysmography or PPG, which allows precise monitoring of the heart rate.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.

Interesting for everyday life?

Wondering about the use of a connected watch?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.This is precisely what the S102-Noir test shows.
The model designed by Pthtechus offers an entry-level product.She’s a long way from Apple Watch.
An interesting feature of this watch is the presence of a GPS.A detail for some, but not for many.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.
No wireless charging function on this model; damage.
In spite of interesting features, the watch does not have a touch screen.It’s a stylish and contemporary watch.It is one of the lightest (95 grams) in this range.
You will not be able to shop with this watch because it does not have the NFC contactless function.
Last point about the features; this is the music function.You will have to choose another watch for this.

The connected watch that will delight sportsmen and women?

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.We explain what S102-Noir can do for you.
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.Even for the occasional sportsman, this watch won’t do.
In terms of weight, this smartwatch is not well placed; at 95 grams, it’s one of the heaviest.
It has its own GPS to track location data during a race, or your work day.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
The watch works with 3G technology.Mobile connectivity not only provides access to location, but also allows the device to retrieve notifications and alerts from the network to your smartphone.

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

The watch and possible applications

There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.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.
Most of the time, you will have to content yourself with the applications installed by default on this smartwatch.
Due to its proprietary operating system, you will not be able to add other applications to this connected watch.Only those installed by default are available.
Its 1.5-inch screen size will also make it easy for you to read the information.With a contained weight of 95 grams, you’ll forget you’re wearing it on your wrist.
Finally, as far as applications are concerned, you will have to contact you from the default; no possibility to add new ones.On the other hand, it is an easy to use watch for entry-level applications.

Finally, The S102-Noir…

The overall score of this watch is among the lowest.Its low price may make you want to buy it.
Here’s the one thing she’s got going for her:
– Screen size
The few weak points could be:
– 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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