Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.Functions range from monitoring fitness, health, calculating the number of steps, but also measuring calories burned, or sleep patterns.
|So what we have to remember is this one big strength :|
|– Its health-oriented functionalities|
|Several weak points on this watch :|
|– The size of his screen|
|– Its daily use|
|– 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.
The A4, the right one for healthy use?
Many technological developments have taken place since the first health monitoring watches.They may or may not be coupled with other devices such as the telephone or computer.
Naixues’s A4 offers its latest high-end model.It is one of the best watches for health monitoring.
The operating system remains the weak point of the watches produced by Fossil; and this A4 is no exception.It is still slow and not very intuitive to use.This is a different environment from what we are used to seeing.Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
If monitoring your sleep is a priority, you will be interested in this A4.
The watch’s Propriétaire operating system serves as a sleep monitor.It even sends notifications and alerts to a connected device.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.
It can monitor your heart rate, movements and then transmit this data to the associated application.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.
A smartwatch for everyday life
Do you need a smart watch?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.Here are a few examples of what a smart watch like the A4 could do for you.
This model is not well placed when compared to other smartwatches at the same price.It is one of the worst models available on the market today.
The battery has a power of 180 mAh, making it one of the lowest today.
Knowing that the autonomy is indicated for 15 hours in standard use.
This model does not have GPS.Too bad Fossil didn’t foresee it.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
It would have been appreciated if this watch had been sold with a reinforced glass; accidents like scratches happen quickly.
An indispensable feature of this watch is wireless charging.You no longer need to plug in a cable to charge it.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.This watch does not support NFC function, so contactless payment is not possible with this watch.
And last but not least, because it’s still pleasant, this model allows you to listen to music.Even if the sound isn’t at the perfect level, it’s still an interesting option.
The right model for analyzing his sports activity?
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 A4 is concerned, here’s the thing.
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.It does not allow you to follow your evolution in the sport you practice.
It is a watch with a very low autonomy, because of its 180 mAh battery.
There is a good chance that sportsmen and women who want to stay as light as possible will regret the absence of GPS.In other words, you should always have your smartphone in sync mode to keep track of your movements.
You will not be able to read the tracking data on your watch; you will have to do this on your smartphone.A disadvantage that turns into an advantage in terms of the battery life that will be extended.
In addition, this smartwatch has a sensor for measuring heartbeats.
Most importantly, it records all data on calories burned.
One of the interesting features of this watch is the possibility to listen to music.
A connected watch with which applications
Depending on the brand of the watch, the operating system used to operate the watch is not the same.Associated applications do not allow the same types of use.There are health applications, other sport-oriented applications, or applications that meet the needs of everyday life.
This model is not really designed to install new applications.
Due to a specific operating system for this watch, you will not be able to download new applications.Also, apart from the original applications, there is no possibility of having any others.
Due to a screen size of 1.28 inches, some will have difficulty reading and analyzing the data displayed.On the battery side, it is one of the worst watches with its 180 mAh of power.
Last point concerning possible new applications in addition to what is planned: this will be out of the question due to its specific configuration.It is a basic watch, dedicated to simple uses.
The A4 in conclusion
At the end of our tests, we can only conclude that this watch corresponds to an entry-level product.Its low price may make you want to buy it.
Here’s the one thing she’s got going for her:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
Several weak points appeared to us on this watch:
– The size of his screen
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications