Analysis and handling of the SW016 from Willful.

As an introduction to this analysis

Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.Does it seem complicated to you to find your way through all the possible choices?

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Screen size
Several weak points on this watch :
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Few sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

The watch that tells you about your health?

Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They may or may not be coupled with other devices such as the telephone or computer.
Our tests have shown that the SW016 is one of the least interesting models if we want to have a healthy follow-up.It can be an aesthetic object, even if some may not find it very attractive.

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.This is a different environment from what we are used to seeing.Count a few days before you know how to use it perfectly.
Unlike many other models, this model is not equipped with sleep monitoring.
Through the accelerometer, the watch will be able to follow your physical activity.It is possible to analyze and interpret the movements of daily life.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 this model, you will not be able to measure your heart rate.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.

A connected and practical watch

Do you need a smart watch?Knowing that high-performance models are usually expensive to buy.For the SW016, this is what you can expect.
Willful has designed a reliable model that corresponds to classic needs.This watch informs you and gives advice.
It is one of the models with a high-performance battery, 350 mAh, among the best.
The manufacturer even announces a service life of 2 days.
One of the features that sportsmen and travellers will miss: GPS.Willful didn’t see fit to install it.
An important point on the waterproofing side, the manufacturer did not want it to operate underwater.
You will have to pay attention to the level of the screen which does not have reinforced glass.
No wireless charging function on this model; damage.
Despite its small size, the touch screen of this smartwatch is easy to use to open the various menus and applications.It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.In the context of regular use, the absence of a music player will be regretted.The function is not available here.

The smartwatch designed for sports

The connected watch offers an interesting alternative to tracking devices, which are only oriented towards sport or health.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 SW016 a new electronic gadget?
Fossil has not really provided this watch for users who are physically active.It is interesting, but not for those who want to improve their sports results.
It has an excellent autonomy, thanks to its 350 mAh battery.
Also note that this watch does not have GPS.Only the pairing between phone and watch will be able to track the position or distance travelled.
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.
And even more, it is able to measure the number of calories burned during the day.

On the other hand, if you are used to playing sports with music, this watch will be of no use to you.

The right choice for downloading applications?

The best connected watches on the market run under Wear OS for PropriƩtaire or watchOS for Apple, but there are others.Associated applications do not allow the same types of use.More or less complex applications that facilitate measurement or analysis.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
Due to a specific operating system for this watch, you will not be able to download new applications.Only those installed by default are available.
Thanks to the large screen size of 1.54 inches, it is no problem to analyze the data displayed.The power of its battery – 350 mAh – is the best today.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.

Finally, The SW016…

As you can see, this watch is not one of the best.Its low price may make you want to buy it.
So what we have to remember is this one big strength:
– Screen size
Several weak points appeared to us on this watch:
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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