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The device is IP67 certified, so it's resistant against dust and water. It's water resistant up to a meter deep for up to a half an hour, but it's not recommended to get the watch wet. The screen itself is coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 3, so it's a tough and scratch resistant screen. See More
The 360 2 has a 360x360 IPS LCD screen which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, so it won't scratch easily. The screen is easy to view in bright daylight, and the built-in light sensor will change the screen brightness based on ambient light. The touchscreen is really responsive and swiping away notifications feels great. See More
Through Moto Maker you can choose either a 42mm or 46mm size, the bezel color, case color, band (2 leather options or 3 metal options), and the default watch face. The larger 46mm size, micro knurl bezel, gold case or metal bands will increase the price slightly. See More
The Moto 360 is one of the few watches which will change the brightness depending on how bright the area is around you. This is very convenient when you use the watch outdoors as you don't have to manually adjust the brightness each time you step outside. The light sensor is located in the small black semi-circle at the bottom of the display. See More
The best thing about Android Wear is that there are many options of apps to choose from, both third-party and built-in. The latest Wear OS offers access to the massive Google Play library, giving you the freedom of choice. The timepiece has 21 default watch faces, leaving much room to customize. The Ticwatch E handles fitness surprisingly well – the GPS is precise and so is the heart rate monitor and, as established before, there is a wide plethora of fitness apps to choose from. Similarly, there are a few music apps to stream music from, though only Google Play Music offers the possibility of downloading music straight to your smartwatch for offline listening. The mic and speaker also work fine for taking calls in a Wi-Fi environment or using Google Assistant. A big part of Android Wear is notification control and messaging – the Ticwatch E handles both aspects very well with many apps at the user’s disposal. Regarding the watch’s performance and UI browsing, it’s very smooth, letting the user swiftly scroll through apps, menus, settings and interfaces. See More
Probably the most talked about thing regarding the Ticwatch E is its design, there’s only so much you can do by swapping the watch face or the band, for the plastic build throws off a lot of people. A lot of it comes down to color – the Ticwatch E is sold in three different tints – shadow, ice and lemon, with the former two blending in with differing types of attire better than the latter. Since the timepiece is also quite big, sleeves are going to be a struggle. See More
Though the Ticwatch E packs a plastic-y look and is quite thick, the build quality of the product is noteworthy. The display is vibrant, bright and bigger than that of a few more expensive counterparts. It’s also made of anti-scratch glass, so the only thing to worry about are fingerprint marks. The watch has a single “Home” button on the left-hand side, which is rather unusual, but it does provide comfort in the sense that the user won’t accidentally press the button while bending their wrist for some reason. The watch has IP67 water resistance, so users won’t need to worry about sudden rain or a water spill on the sleeve. The 20 mm straps are comfortable and light and, if they happen to seem cheap, aesthetically disappointing or of bad quality, they can easily be swapped out for different options. Regarding fitness possibilities, the Ticwatch E has a heart rate monitor and built-in GPS, which tracks health data reliably; best part is - all of this can be done without bringing a smartphone to a workout. See More
Although 1.5 – 2 days is solid battery life, it’s very easy to chew through power and it’s recommended to turn off the always-on watch face, because it can potentially create unnecessary midday stress. Most wearers suggest charging the watch overnight, but by doing this users can miss out on the sleep tracking feature. On the bright side, the charging speed is very quick, going from 0-100% in approximately an hour. See More
The Samsung Gear S3 has an original and easy-to-use rotating bezel around the face of the watch that is used for cycling through screens, apps, menus and seeing new notifications. The timepiece has two buttons on the right side, the upper one being the “Back” button and the lower one being the “Home” button, which can be pressed multiple times to do different things. All of this combined with a touchscreen makes browsing an effortless experience. See More
Some built-in highlights of the Samsung Gear S3 include a SOS command, health and fitness tracking (heart rate, daily steps, sleep tracking, distance data via GPS), weather reports, a calendar for scheduling, a music player (the device offers 4 GB of internal storage, so songs can be put straight on the smartwatch), a news reader and an optional LTE connection for making calls and sending messages (though this requires a monthly sum of 10$ and users have reported the loudspeaker not being loud enough, crackling and not dealing too great with higher pitches), all offering the possibility of using the watch as a standalone machine to your smartphone. Tizen Wearable also offers over 10,000 (and growing) apps, many of which can effortlessly be installed on the watch without any communication to a phone. The Gear S3 is compatible with a lot of popular third-party apps, such as Spotify, Uber, Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, Gmail and more. Another popular highlight is Samsung Pay, letting the user pay at credit card terminals with literally only a flick of the wrist by adding their credit and debit card information to the timepiece. See More
The Samsung Gear S3 is a powerful-looking watch with the appearance of a real wristwatch. Since it is IP68-certified and has passed military specification (MIL-STD-810G), providing protection against water (check specifications for more), dust, drops from 4.9 feet, extreme temperatures, shock/vibration, low pressure/high altitude, it lives up to the visual impression. In terms of aesthetics, Samsung Gear S3 is compatible with standard 22mm bands which can be exchanged to better suit casual, formal or fitness attire. The timepiece also comes with 15 preloaded watch face designs and offers many more at the Gear App Store, adding to the already big scope of customizability. The display itself is also proportionally big, the 1.3” AMOLED screen is covered by Gorilla Glass SR+ and is colorful, bright and easily visible from any angle. Regarding battery life, the Samsung Gear S3 can last up to 4 days and can be charged fully in approximately two hours. See More
Since the Fitbit Versa is light, flat and waterproof, it’s comfortable to wear all the time – while sleeping, showering, working out or in your everyday life. The LCD screen is made of guerilla glass, which ensures scratch protection and durability for active use. The Fitbit Versa has a clear and bright display, making it easily visible both underwater and in direct sunlight. Even though the watch’s UI is already designed to give users easy access to everything, the three buttons on the watch can be customizable for shortcuts and commands. The visual design might not suit everyone, and it might seem cheap and childish to some, but customizability and comfort outweigh this con. The app store offers many watch faces, so you can find whichever suits you best. See More
The watch offers 300+ song internal storage, but transferring songs takes a long while and it's different for everyone. On this forum post a user has said that it took 7 hours to upload ~5.5 hours of music on their Fitbit, but another has reported that it took 9 hours to sync 9 hours of audio. There are many posts on the official Fitbit community forum referring to this problem. In terms of streaming, the app store only offers Pandora and Deezer as of now. See More
Fitbit Versa offers all-day heart rate tracking, reminders to move, guided breathing sessions, 15+ exercise modes, sleep tracking, female health tracking and subscription-based on-screen workout sessions, all of which is traced and displayed on the Fitbit app. Although the watch does not have built-in GPS tracking, it can easily be connected to your smartphone in a 30 ft range for accurate tracking of speed and distance. See More
Since Fitbit is a relatively new arrival in the smartwatch scene and has a smaller community, its app store offers only a fraction of what other competitors can provide in the third-party app and integration field. The app store itself is not perfect – some apps and watch faces offer trial versions and need payment for full-time use, which is not always disclosed at first. See More
The battery life of the Fitbit Versa varies between 3 and 6 days depending on use and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings. This also means that you usually don’t have to worry about charging your watch at night and you can properly use the “Sleep tracking & stages” feature. Regarding the charging itself, it takes only two hours to get from 0% to a fully charged battery. See More
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