Analysis and handling of the 456 from Vinki.

As a preamble to this test

Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.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 :
– Its health-oriented functionalities
Several weak points on this watch :
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

Because it’s important to think twice before buying this type of product, this article will help you see things more clearly.

The watch that tells you about your health?

For several years now, Vinki has been producing connected watches that allow the analysis of fitness and health.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
Clearly, the 456 is one of the best possible choices.For a healthy orientation, this watch is undoubtedly one of the best choices you can make.

The main difference with known watches is that it does not run on PropriƩtaire or Apple.The use is less intuitive than with other watches.Menus and features are less easy to find.It is only after a short week that you can enjoy the different functions.
This 456 gives you a deep insight into your sleep habits.With its advanced technology, it is able to analyze it, with elements such as tracking noise and movement while you sleep.The watch tracks your sleep just like a monitor from which you can analyze the results.
The accelerometer built into the watch provides accurate information about your fitness and health.It will then be possible to follow your activity during the day.This connected watch will, by monitoring your steps and arm movements, be able to establish the number of calories you will burn.
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.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

The right choice every day?

Wondering about the use of a connected watch?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.For the 456, this is what you can expect.
In terms of the needs of daily life, Fossil allows this model to meet them well.You’ll appreciate what she brings to you.
Knowing that the autonomy is indicated for 5 hours in standard use.
This model comes standard with GPS.A detail for some, but not for many.On the other hand, you should note the decrease in battery capacity in active GPS mode.
This watch is designed to be waterproof.So you can safely swim with it.We haven’t tried it at sea, but under the kitchen tap, it works.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
The menus are accessible only with the buttons.The NFC option is not integrated in this watch connected, which means no contactless payment.
One last point about the features of this watch is 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 smartwatch allows you in some cases to record your sporting progress easily.It is a product with many advantages.Is 456 a new electronic gadget?
Fossil has not really provided this watch for users who are physically active.Installed applications do not track data or statistics.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.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.In return for this inconvenience, you will have an extended battery life.
Another positive point of the Fossil watches is the presence of heart rate monitoring.
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.

The watch and possible applications

Depending on the brand of the watch, the operating system used to operate the watch is not the same.This means that not all applications are equivalent, nor is the use you will make of them.There are health applications, other sport-oriented applications, or applications that meet the needs of everyday life.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
This watch works with a specific operating system, making it impossible to add new applications.Only those installed by default are available.
In conclusion, as far as the installation of new applications is concerned, this will not be discussed on this connected watch.However, it remains a simple and cheap product for basic uses.

456, the right choice for the right use

At the end of our tests, we can only conclude that this watch corresponds to an entry-level product.On the other hand, you know that with a very attractive price, it can be a simple choice.
In the end, here’s a strong point about this model:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
Here are a few weak points to watch out for:
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications