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.
We have tested the latest Watch SE produced by Fossil.As a result, this watch is primarily intended for santé use.
|The highlights of this connected watch are :|
|Its health-oriented functionalities|
|Its daily use|
|Its sport-oriented features|
|The ability to install new applications|
|The main weak point to be taken into account :|
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.
From this point of view, the Watch SE is a good choice.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 interface is intuitive and easy to use.
Unlike many other watches, the manufacturer did not consider it useful to install sleep monitoring on this model.
Concerning the features that can reassure you, you will have the fall detection.The sensors can alert your family and friends in case of a problem.
The sensitivity of the accelerometer is able to detect even micro-vibrations of the wrist and arm.This will allow you to interpret your movements during the day.This smart watch will be able to identify gestures or actions, which will be analyzed through health applications.
For those who need to take their pulse regularly, or follow their heartbeat, this watch is to be proscribed, as it does not have PPG (photoplethysmography).
And for monitoring over a period of time, it has an ECG function, you can perform electrocardiograms on your screen to know your heart rate in detail.
What are its functions for everyday use?
Do you need a smart watch?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.For the Watch SE, this is what you can expect.
Apple almost makes a mistake with this model.It integrates quickly and easily into your daily life.
Among the list of interesting features is first of all GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.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.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 Watch SE is the possibility of wireless charging.You put it on its stand, and it charges.
With an intuitive touch screen, you will be able to access the various functions of the watch.This watch is very comfortable to wear.Indeed, it is only 85 gr; that is to say, what is lighter.
One of the most useful applications to have on the wrist every day with this Watch SE is undoubtedly the NFC.Your contactless payments, which you already find on bank cards, become very convenient.
Finally, and still for regular use, you have here the music function.The built-in player will make you appreciate this item even more.
The watch to improve physical performance?
A connected watch is for everyone, which means you don’t have to be an extreme runner or jogger to use it.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 Watch SE a new electronic gadget?
There is a lot of technological evolution on this product, which will seduce the sportsmen.Our tests have shown that it is now the best smartwatch on the market.The device is resolutely sports and fitness oriented.
As for its weight, it’s rather low down in the rankings; its 85 grams make it one of the heaviest smartwatches.
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.
Because the watch has no SIM, only your smartphone will be able to retrieve the tracking data collected.A disadvantage that turns into an advantage in terms of the battery life that will be extended.
With the altimeter function, the analysis of efforts on mountain sports will be facilitated.
And even better, with this watch you will be able to know how many calories you burn each day.
You will also be able to listen to music with this smartwatch.
Is it suitable for all needs?
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.These applications not only display notifications on your wrist, they can keep you entertained, track your fitness and health, and help you stay organized.
You will be able to install new applications on the platform dedicated to WatchOS.It is one of the lightest watches – 85 grams.
You will be able to install many applications; you have a choice.
For holidays or abroad, with the Citymapper application, you have all the information you need to orient yourself and move around in a foreign city.
The Capitaine Train application offers you the possibility to buy train tickets for France and Europe in a few seconds.
With Shazam; your smartwatch will identify the music and even display the lyrics, so you can sing along.
In short, the choice is wide, and every day new applications are available.
The Watch SE – in a nutshell
The Watch SE from Fossil is in our opinion one of the best connected watches of the moment.Our tests have shown that it meets all styles of needs and uses.
In short, it has many strong points; here is what we can retain among them:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
– Its sport-oriented features
– The ability to install new applications
Clearly, the weak point of this smartwatch is:
– Its weight/size