Connected watches have become powerful.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.
We tried the latest watch from Fossil: the Watch SE.As a result, this watch is primarily intended for santé use.
|The highlights of this connected watch are :|
|– Its health-oriented functionalities|
|– Its daily use|
|– Its sport-oriented features|
|The main weak point to be taken into account :|
|– Its weight/size|
In detail, here is what it is according to the use you will have of it.
The Watch SE, the right one for healthy use?
Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.From this point of view, the Watch SE is a good choice.For a healthy orientation, this watch is undoubtedly one of the best choices you can make.
If you are already equipped with Apple’s computer or phone, you will not be bothered by its operating system.This is the Watch OS.The menus are easy to use and you can navigate through the different menus in a few minutes.
Unlike many other models, this model is not equipped with sleep monitoring.
Drop detection is one of the functionalities present on Apple’s smartwatch.In terms of an alert tool for your loved ones, this could be of great interest.
The sensitivity of the accelerometer is able to detect even micro-vibrations of the wrist and arm.The movements will then be analysed and compared on a daily basis.This connected watch will, by monitoring your steps and arm movements, be able to establish the number of calories you will burn.
This model is not equipped with photoplethysmography or PPG, which allows precise monitoring of the heart rate.
With its ECG function, you will get your electrocardiogram for better monitoring of your heart rate continuously.
Is this watch useful in everyday life?
Are you still sceptical about buying an intelligent watch because you doubt its real need?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.This is precisely what the Watch SE test shows.
This model belongs to the top of the range in today’s smartwatches.This watch allows you to be busy with anything while staying informed.
This model comes standard with GPS.This means it can track data such as distance travelled and your route even without a smartphone connected.The counterpart to the activation of this mode will be that the battery life will be less.
Next to that, it is advertised to be water-resistant.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.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
A practical detail on this Watch SE is the possibility of wireless charging.The watch is placed on its base, and the battery charging is activated.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.This watch is very comfortable to wear.Its weight is very low, 85 grams, less than on comparable models.
One of the most useful applications to have on the wrist every day with this Watch SE is undoubtedly the NFC.You’re taking it to the next level with a simple and convenient contactless payment option.
Finally, and still for regular use, you have here the music function.Contrary to what the skeptics say, this smartwatch is more than an accessory, and you’ll appreciate this feature.
Apple’s smartwatch: a good choice for sports?
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.And as far as the Watch SE is concerned, here’s the thing.
There is a lot of technological evolution on this product, which will seduce the sportsmen.Our tests have shown that it is now the best smartwatch on the market.It is the indispensable device that analyzes your performance and your sports activity.
With its weight of 85 grams, it is still one of the heaviest watches.
The watch includes GPS support so you can track your runs.This functionality is made possible without a smartphone being connected.
Due to the absence of a SIM, you will not be able to track tracking data directly from the wristwatch.In return for this inconvenience, you will have an extended battery life.
Thanks to the presence of the altimeter, those who practice mountain sports will be able to measure their activity.
Most importantly, it records all data on calories burned.
One of the interesting features of this watch is the possibility to listen to music.
The Apple watch: a good choice to be connected?
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.These applications not only display notifications on your wrist, they can keep you entertained, track your fitness and health, and help you stay organized.
Through the associated download platform, this watch OS smartwatch will allow you to install the applications you are interested in.With a contained weight of 85 grams, you’ll forget you’re wearing it on your wrist.
This watch gives you the Applertunity to install other applications than the default ones.
During a trip, there is nothing worse than not being able to understand what is around us, or not understanding the meaning of a sentence spoken; Microsoft translator is the indispensable application.
If you want to make an audio recording, Audio Recorder offers you the possibility to easily record and save messages such as your shopping list or an important conversation.
The eDream application allows you to geolocate the nearest airport and then search and book the flight you want.
For all your needs, and even if they evolve, you will be able to install the application that interests you on this smartwatch.
Finally, The Watch SE…
Very clearly, this model of connected watch is one of the best products of the moment.One of the top-of-the-line devices, and one that is bound to cost a little more.
In a few words, the reasons why it ranks among the top models:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
– Its sport-oriented features
The weak point of this watch is:
– Its weight/size