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You may find that the connected watches are identical, with a small screen, rather fragile and not very evolutionary?Functions range from monitoring fitness, health, calculating the number of steps, but also measuring calories burned, or sleep patterns.
|So what we have to remember is this one big strength :|
|– Screen size|
|Several weak points on this watch :|
|– Little functionality for health monitoring|
|– Not enough sport-oriented features|
|– The impossibility of putting new applications|
This article will help you see more clearly.
The perfect watch for health monitoring?
For several years now, Starliantracker has been producing connected watches that allow the analysis of fitness and health.They are now equipped with many advanced sensors.
Our tests have shown that the X6-Black 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.
The main difference with known watches is that it does not run on Propriétaire or Apple.The use is less intuitive than with other watches.Menus and features are less easy to find.You will therefore have to go through an acclimatization phase on the interface before taking full advantage of this watch.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
The X6-Black unfortunately does not have accelerometer-type components.A useful device when you want to keep track of the calories burned during the day.
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).
In case you need to have the heartbeat curve, this watch is not recommended as it does not have an ECG sensor.
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.Here are a few examples of what a smart watch like the X6-Black could do for you.
This model belongs is well placed if compared with current smartwatches.This watch informs you and gives advice.
An absent yet practical feature is a GPS.Starliantracker didn’t see fit to install it.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
With an intuitive touch screen, you will be able to access the various functions of the watch.You will not be able to shop with this watch because it does not have the NFC contactless function.
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 connected watch that will delight sportsmen and women?
A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.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.And as far as the X6-Black is concerned, here’s the thing.
Fossil has not really provided this watch for users who are physically active.Even for the occasional sportsman, this watch won’t do.
Also note that this watch does not have GPS.This means that you will need to carry your smartphone with your watch if you want to accurately track your running, cycling or hiking session.
The watch contains a SIM card that enables 3G communication.Mobile connectivity not only provides access to location, but also allows the device to retrieve notifications and alerts from the network to your smartphone.
An interesting point about this smartwatch, is the presence of an audio player.
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.More or less complex applications that facilitate measurement or analysis.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
The choice of this watch will be made only on the applications it contains.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.In conclusion, as far as the installation of new applications is concerned, this will not be discussed on this connected watch.On the other hand, it is an easy to use watch for entry-level applications.
In short, The X6-Black, the right choice?
At the end of our tests, we can only conclude that this watch corresponds to an entry-level product.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