Analysis and handling of the VI-SW01 from Vigorun.

In presentation

The technology industry of connected watches is a sector in continuous evolution. There is always a new version of a watch a few weeks or months apart, and faced with the number of possible choices, it is complicated to find your way around.

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Its daily use
Several weak points on this watch :
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

A watch connected for health

Connected watches have become excellent tools for health analysis, which you would not normally expect from a product like this.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.The VI-SW01 may be a bit outdated today, but it is still a good camera.It was clearly not designed to be a tool for monitoring your physical condition.

Instead of running his watch with a known system, Vigorun decided to use his own portable operating system.The use is less intuitive than with other watches.We would have preferred something more conventional.
You will therefore have to go through an acclimatization phase on the interface before taking full advantage of this watch.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
The accelerometer built into the watch provides accurate information about your fitness and health.It is possible to analyze and interpret the movements of daily life.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.
With the help of a built-in sensor, your heartbeat is also monitored and alerts are raised in case there are too many beats above normal.In case you need to have the heartbeat curve, this watch is not recommended as it does not have an ECG sensor.

Interesting for everyday life?

Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.Here are a few examples of what a smart watch like the VI-SW01 could do for you.
This model belongs to the top of the range in today’s smartwatches.It’s almost to an essential element in everyday life.
It has the best battery of the moment, with a power of 260 mAh.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.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 tried it at sea, but under the kitchen tap, it works.
Vigorun 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.
Finally, we would have appreciated the Vigorunrtunity to listen to music on this model.That wasn’t planned here.

The connected watch that will delight sportsmen and women?

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.Here’s the VI-SW01 detail.
With this product, Fossil meets the needs of sportsmen and women.It is very useful when your hands are busy, for example when you are exercising.The manufacturer offers user-friendly applications for tracking data and statistics.
It has a very good autonomy with a battery power of 260 mAh.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.This will allow you to navigate easily, even when you are travelling.
Due to the absence of a SIM, you will not be able to track tracking data directly from the wristwatch.The advantage, however, is that it reduces the consumption on the battery.
Another advantage of Vigorun watches is the presence of heart rate monitoring.
And even better, with this watch you will be able to know how many calories you burn each day.

However, if you like to listen to your music while you play sports, this watch is to be avoided.

The right choice for downloading applications?

The best connected watches on the market run under Wear OS for PropriƩtaire 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.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.You will need to make sure that the applications installed by default are suitable for you.
Its 260 mAh battery is one of the most powerful on the market.Last point concerning possible new applications in addition to what is planned: this will be out of the question due to its specific configuration.However, it remains an interesting product as long as it is easy to use.

What about the VI-SW01?

All in all, it’s a satisfying good one.Well designed, the VI-SW01 will suit many users.
In the end, here’s a strong point about this model:
– Its daily use
Several weak points appeared to us on this watch:
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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