In a few words
The technology industry of connected watches is a sector in continuous evolution.Functions range from monitoring fitness, health, calculating the number of steps, but also measuring calories burned, or sleep patterns.
We have tested the latest Kids Game produced by Fossil.What we have learned from this model is that it is quite comfortable for sport use.
|The highlights of this connected watch are :|
|Its sport-oriented features|
|The ability to install new applications|
|Several weak points on this watch :|
|Not enough functionality for good health monitoring|
In detail, here is what it is according to the use you will have of it.
A watch connected for health
Connected watches have become excellent tools for health analysis, which you would not normally expect from a product like this.They may or may not be coupled with other devices such as the telephone or computer.
The Kids Game may be a bit outdated today, but it is still a good camera.It may be used for simple information purposes only.
It features the Apple universe, with the possible interactions between the brand’s devices.This is the Watch OS.The various buttons and menus are very easy to access, even for a novice user.
Unlike many other models, this model is not equipped with sleep monitoring.
Thanks to several years of research, Apple has succeeded in integrating drop detection into the functionality of its smartwatches.Equipped with sensors, the watch can then issue alerts.
The sensitivity of the accelerometer is able to detect even micro-vibrations of the wrist and arm.The movements will then be analysed and compared on a daily basis.This connected watch will, by monitoring your steps and arm movements, be able to establish the number of calories you will burn.
This model is not equipped with photoplethysmography or PPG, which allows precise monitoring of the heart rate.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.
Interesting for everyday life?
Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?Knowing that high-performance models are usually expensive to buy.This is precisely what the Kids Game test shows.
Through this model, Meritsoar offers an interesting product.This watch informs you and gives advice.
An interesting feature of this watch is the presence of a GPS.A detail for some, but not for many.Note by account, that in full GPS mode – with GPS tracking enabled, the watch’s autonomy will last less time.
Next to that, it is advertised to be water-resistant.Don’t worry about immersing it in your bath water.So we left him underwater for a few minutes and nothing to report.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
This watch is charged the old fashioned way, with the cable provided in the package.
Despite its small size, the touch screen of this smartwatch is easy to use to open the various menus and applications.This watch is very comfortable to wear.It is one of the lightest (78 grams) in this range.
You will not be able to shop with this watch because it does not have the NFC contactless function.
Finally, music lovers will appreciate the possibility of listening to music on this model.It is an option that makes it the ideal everyday accessory.
Meritsoar’s smartwatch: a good choice 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 is a product with many advantages.And as far as the Kids Game is concerned, here’s the thing.
With this new model, Meritsoar will interest a lot of sportsmen.Our tests have shown that it is now the best smartwatch on the market.It’s made for sports in general.
In terms of weight, this smartwatch is not well placed; at 78 grams, it’s one of the heaviest.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.This functionality is made possible without a smartphone being connected.
The 3G function is available on this smartwatch with the presence of the SIM.You will thus be able to receive your notifications directly on the watch.
The altimeter function will be useful for those who want to analyse their performance in mountain sports.
And even more, it is able to measure the number of calories burned during the day.
You will also be able to listen to music with this smartwatch.
The Meritsoar watch: a good choice to be connected?
Depending on the type of smartwatch and its operating system, you will be able to install or use applications.This influences the number of applications that can be added, and the practical functionality that will result.More or less complex applications that facilitate measurement or analysis.
Its watch OS operating system will allow you to download the necessary applications on internet platforms.Thanks to the large screen size of 1.57 inches, it is no problem to analyze the data displayed.It belongs to the category of lightweight smartwatches: 78 grams.
You will be able to install many applications; you have a choice.
For those who simply don’t think about drinking enough water during the day, Water Drink Reminder is an application that knows how much you should drink at regular intervals, depending on your weight, physical activity and length of day.
If you want to make an audio recording, Audio Recorder offers you the possibility to easily record and save messages such as your shopping list or an important conversation.
To recognize a song, all you have to do is hold your wrist and Shazam will tell you what song it is.
Whether it’s for sport, health or business, you can install the applications you need on this connected watch.
Kids Game, the right choice for the right use
Fossil’s appliances are of an exemplary finish, and this Kids Game is no exception to the rule.Our tests have shown that it meets all styles of needs and uses.
Here are a few highlights to remember about this smartwatch; it ranks among the best for :
– Screen size
– Its sport-oriented features
– The ability to install new applications
The few weak points could be:
– Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring