Analysis and handling of the YIN from Grde.

In presentation

You may find that the connected watches are identical, with a small screen, rather fragile and not very evolutionary?Functions range from monitoring fitness, health, calculating the number of steps, but also measuring calories burned, or sleep patterns.

The highlights of this connected watch are :
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
Several weak points on this watch :
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

Because it’s important to think twice before buying this type of product, this article will help you see things more clearly.

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

For several years now, Grde has been producing connected watches that allow the analysis of fitness and health.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.Clearly, the YIN is one of the best possible choices.It was clearly not designed to be the ideal tool for monitoring your health.

The main disadvantage of this watch still remains its operating system produced by Fossil.It will be necessary to get used to the interface before taking full advantage of your watch.We would have preferred something more conventional.
Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
This YIN gives you a deep insight into your sleep habits.It is possible to analyze it from parameters such as noise or movement at night.The watch tracks your sleep just like a monitor from which you can analyze the results.
Having an accelerometer, the watch will be able to monitor your physical health.It will then be possible to follow your activity during the day.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.There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

A smartwatch for everyday life

Do you need a smart watch?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.This is precisely what the YIN test shows.
This model belongs to the top of the range in today’s smartwatches.It integrates quickly and easily into your daily life.
It is a correct watch in terms of battery, with 210 mAh.
The manufacturer considers the service life to be up to 0 hours.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.A detail for some, but not for many.The counterpart to the activation of this mode will be that the battery life will be less.
In case you forget to take off your watch while taking a shower, no problem.Because of its design, you will be able to swim with it.We haven’t tested this last point, but we can take the company at its word.
It would have been appreciated if this watch had been sold with a reinforced glass; accidents like scratches happen quickly.
A practical detail on this YIN is the possibility of wireless charging.The watch is placed on its base, and the battery charging is activated.
With an intuitive touch screen, you will be able to access the various functions of the watch.It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.Finally, music lovers will appreciate the possibility of listening to music on this model.Even if the sound isn’t at the perfect level, it’s still an interesting option.

A connected watch for sports

A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.And as far as the YIN is concerned, here’s the thing.
This new model is not for those who play sports on a regular basis.Even for the occasional sportsman, this watch won’t do.
With a battery power of 210 mAh, it is in the middle of its category.
The watch includes GPS support so you can track your runs.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
Because the watch has no SIM, only your smartphone will be able to retrieve the tracking data collected.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.
Fossil watches are also designed to track fitness data such as heart rate.
An analysis function of the calories burned is present on this model.

An interesting point about this smartwatch, is the presence of an audio player.

The Grde watch: a good choice to be connected?

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.These applications not only display notifications on your wrist, they can keep you entertained, track your fitness and health, and help you stay organized.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
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.
With an average screen size of 1.3 inches, the information is readable.For the battery, with its 210 mAh, this watch is powerful enough.In conclusion, as far as the installation of new applications is concerned, this will not be discussed on this connected watch.However, it remains an interesting product as long as it is easy to use.

In short, The YIN, the right choice?

Our tests have shown us that this model is a good compromise.Well designed, the YIN will suit many users.
Here are a few highlights to remember about this smartwatch; it ranks among the best for :
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
Here are a few weak points to watch out for:
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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