In a few words
Connected watches have become powerful.Functions range from monitoring fitness, health, calculating the number of steps, but also measuring calories burned, or sleep patterns.
We have tested the latest Series 3 produced by Fossil.Broadly speaking, it can be said that this model is mainly made for santé.
|The highlights of this connected watch are :|
|– Its health-oriented functionalities|
|– Its daily use|
|– Its sport-oriented features|
Our analysis has identified all cases of use of this connected watch.
The watch that tells you about your health?
For several years now, Apple has been producing connected watches that allow the analysis of fitness and health.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
The design of the Series 3 is impeccable.It was clearly not designed to be the ideal tool for monitoring your health.
It features the Apple universe, with the possible interactions between the brand’s devices.It’s a Watch OS just the way we like it.The various buttons and menus are very easy to access, even for a novice user.
For those whose sleep monitoring is a priority, this watch is interesting.It allows you to monitor your sleep and resting habits.The watch tracks your sleep just like a monitor from which you can analyze the results.
Concerning the features that can reassure you, you will have the fall detection.In terms of an alert tool for your loved ones, this could be of great interest.
Through the accelerometer, the watch will be able to follow your physical activity.It will then be possible to follow your activity during the day.In other words, through the identification of a dozen hand gestures, and in correlation with its embedded application, you will have tips to improve your health on a daily basis.
It can monitor your heart rate, movements and then transmit this data to the associated application.
For those who need to analyze their heartbeat curve, you will have to choose another watch, as this model does not have one.
A connected and practical watch
Do you need a smart watch?Knowing that high-performance models are usually expensive to buy.Here are a few examples of what a smart watch like the Series 3 could do for you.
Apple almost makes a mistake with this model.You’re even gonna wonder how you did it before, when you didn’t have it.
Among the list of interesting features is first of all GPS.This means it can track data such as distance travelled and your route even without a smartphone connected.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.Diving into the aquarium, it was found that it still worked very well.
Apple opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
A practical detail on this Series 3 is the possibility of wireless charging.You no longer need to plug in a cable to charge it.
Despite its small size, the touch screen of this smartwatch is easy to use to open the various menus and applications.This watch does not support NFC function, so contactless payment is not possible with this watch.
Finally, music lovers will appreciate the possibility of listening to music on this model.Contrary to what the skeptics say, this smartwatch is more than an accessory, and you’ll appreciate this feature.
The watch to improve physical performance?
The connected watch offers an interesting alternative to tracking devices, which are only oriented towards sport or health.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.We explain what Series 3 can do for you.
There is a lot of technological evolution on this product, which will seduce the sportsmen.Thanks to our analysis, we discovered that it was finally the best watch currently available.The device is resolutely sports and fitness oriented.
It has its own GPS to track location data during a race, or your work day.This functionality is made possible without a smartphone being connected.
The watch does not have a SIM card, and therefore does not have 3G access.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.
In addition, this smartwatch has a sensor for measuring heartbeats.
And even more, it is able to measure the number of calories burned during the day.
One of the interesting features of this watch is the possibility to listen to music.
The watch and possible applications
Depending on the brand of the watch, the operating system used to operate the watch is not the same.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.
It is with the internet platform that you will be able to install the applications you need on this WatchOS smartwatch.This watch gives you the Applertunity to install other applications than the default ones.
If necessary, you can answer your e-mail messages directly with your watch.
Through the Find Near Me application, you can locate everything around you, whether it’s a bank, a hospital, a gas station or even a hotel, restaurant or taxi station.
With Shazam; your smartwatch will identify the music and even display the lyrics, so you can sing along.
In short, as you have understood, your connected watch will be able to meet many needs.
What about the Series 3?
The Series 3 from Fossil is in our opinion one of the best connected watches of the moment.This is an excellent product, which makes this connected watch an indispensable accessory.
Here are a few reasons that summarize its ranking:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
– Its sport-oriented features