Analysis and handling of the Y16 from Genrics.

In presentation

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.

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Its daily use
Several weak points on this watch :
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Few sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

Health follow-up question, what is the Y16 worth?

For several years now, Genrics has been producing connected watches that allow the analysis of fitness and health.They are now equipped with many advanced sensors.
Our tests have shown that the Y16 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 difference with known watches is that it does not run on PropriƩtaire or Apple.The use is less intuitive than with other watches.We would have preferred something more conventional.
After a few weeks, you will be more comfortable with its handling.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
The Y16 unfortunately does not have accelerometer-type components.A useful device when you want to keep track of the calories burned during the day.
The watch does not have a PPG type heart rate sensor.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.

The right choice every day?

Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.For the Y16, this is what you can expect.
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.
It has the best battery of the moment, with a power of 480 mAh.
Among the list of features we would have liked is GPS.You can find a lot of other watches at the same price, which they have.
Please note that when it comes to taking your shower, it is not waterproof.
The screen has a safety glass.There’s nothing more annoying than seeing a crack after a slight shock.
No wireless charging function on this model; damage.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.This watch does not support NFC function, so contactless payment is not possible with this watch.
Finally, we would have appreciated the Genricsrtunity to listen to music on this model.That wasn’t planned here.

The right model for analyzing his sports activity?

A smartwatch allows you in some cases to record your sporting progress easily.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.Is Y16 a new electronic gadget?
This new model is not for those who play sports on a regular basis.It is interesting, but not for those who want to improve their sports results.
It has an excellent autonomy, thanks to its 480 mAh battery.
Also note that this watch does not have GPS.This means that you will need to carry your smartphone with your watch if you want to accurately track your running, cycling or hiking session.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.

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

The right model to install applications?

There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.The original applications may not be enough for some, hence the interest to choose the one with the most suitable OS.There are health applications, other sport-oriented applications, or applications that meet the needs of everyday life.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
This watch works with a specific operating system, making it impossible to add new applications.Also, apart from the original applications, there is no possibility of having any others.
The power of its battery – 480 mAh – is the best today.And if you need an application in addition to those installed by default, you will have to turn to another model.It is a basic watch, dedicated to simple uses.

What about the Y16?

To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.Its low price may make you want to buy it.
In the end, here’s a strong point about this model:
– Its daily use
The weak points of this connected watch are :- Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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