Analysis and handling of the 205l from Grde.

As an introduction to this analysis

You may find that the connected watches are identical, with a small screen, rather fragile and not very evolutionary? There is always a new version of a watch a few weeks or months apart, and faced with the number of possible choices, it is complicated to find your way around.

Several weak points on this watch :
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

The 205l, the right one for healthy use?

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.Our tests have shown that the 205l is one of the least interesting models if we want to have a healthy follow-up.It may be used for simple information purposes only.

Instead of running his watch with a known system, Grde decided to use his own portable operating system.It is still slow and not very intuitive to use.This is a different environment from what we are used to seeing.It is only after a short week that you can enjoy the different functions.
Unlike many other watches, the manufacturer did not consider it useful to install sleep monitoring on this model.
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.This smart watch will be able to identify gestures or actions, which will be analyzed through health applications.
It allows you to monitor your heart rate at all times, to better manage the stress of everyday life and follow its evolution over time.
For those who need to analyze their heartbeat curve, you will have to choose another watch, as this model does not have one.

Dedicated for everyday use

Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.This is precisely what the 205l test shows.
Grde has designed a reliable model that corresponds to classic needs.You’ll appreciate what she brings to you.
The battery has an average power of 210 mAh.The manufacturer indicates 10 hours of battery life.
An interesting feature of this watch is the presence of a GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.On the other hand, you should note the decrease in battery capacity in active GPS mode.
Next to that, it is advertised to be water-resistant.The manufacturer indicates that it has the right watertightness rating, and that you can even immerse it at a depth of several metres.So we left him underwater for a few minutes and nothing to report.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.One last point about the features of this watch is the music function.Even if the sound isn’t at the perfect level, it’s still an interesting option.

The smartwatch designed for sports

A connected watch is for everyone, which means you don’t have to be an extreme runner or jogger to use it.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.Is 205l a new electronic gadget?
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.It is interesting, but not for those who want to improve their sports results.
This model has an average battery life of 210 mAh.
It includes GPS tracking.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.The advantage, however, is that it reduces the consumption on the battery.
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.

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

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.The original applications may not be enough for some, hence the interest to choose the one with the most suitable OS.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.Also, apart from the original applications, there is no possibility of having any others.
With a screen size of 1.3 inches, it is in the average.For the battery, with its 210 mAh, this watch is powerful enough.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.

205l, the right choice for the right use

To conclude, this connected watch is not very technologically advanced and is very simple to use.It’s fast, inexpensive, and easy to replace if you see your need changes.
The weak points of this connected watch are :- Little functionality for health monitoring
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications