Analysis and handling of the FTW6014 from Fossil.

And to begin with…

Connected watches have become powerful.Does it seem complicated to you to find your way through all the possible choices?
We wanted to know what the last FTW6014 from Fossil was worth.Broadly speaking, it can be said that this model is mainly made for santé.

So what we have to remember is this one big strength :
– Its health-oriented functionalities
The main weak point to be taken into account :
– Not enough sport-oriented features

Our analysis has identified all cases of use of this connected watch.

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.
Fossil’s FTW6014 offers its latest high-end model.These sensors allow a fine monitoring of your health.

Fossil had the good idea to install an operating system that is widely used today, making it easier to get started.it’s the standard version from OS Wear.If you have a classic smartphone, you’ll be comfortable with the menus.
For those whose sleep monitoring is a priority, this watch is interesting.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 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 smart watch will be able to identify gestures or actions, which will be analyzed through health applications.
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.

Dedicated for everyday use

Wondering about the use of a connected watch?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.This is precisely what the FTW6014 test shows.
Through this model, Fossil offers an interesting product.You’ll appreciate what she brings to you.
Among the list of features we would have liked is GPS.You can find a lot of other watches at the same price, which they have.
It should be remembered that it is not designed to operate underwater.
It would have been appreciated if this watch had been sold with a reinforced glass; accidents like scratches happen quickly.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.And last but not least, because it’s still pleasant, this model allows you to listen to music.The built-in player will make you appreciate this item even more.

Fossil’s smartwatch: a good choice for sports?

A connected watch can allow you to keep track of your sporting activity, but not only that.It is a relevant choice for many physically active people.Is FTW6014 a new electronic gadget?
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.It is interesting, but not for those who want to improve their sports results.
A negative point to note is the lack of a built-in GPS.You will therefore always need to take your smartphone, connected to the watch, to measure and view your journeys.
Because the watch has no SIM, only your smartphone will be able to retrieve the tracking data collected.However, this will mean a much longer battery life.
Fossil watches are also designed to track fitness data such as heart rate.
Most importantly, it records all data on calories burned.

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.More or less complex applications that facilitate measurement or analysis.
Through the associated download platform, this OS Wear smartwatch will allow you to install the applications you are interested in.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.
You won’t miss the Fossilrtunity to identify a song just because you couldn’t get your smartphone out fast enough thanks to Shazam on smartwatch.
In short, the choice is wide, and every day new applications are available.

Finally, The FTW6014…

In conclusion, you can choose it without hesitation.Our tests have shown that it meets all styles of needs and uses.
Here’s the one thing she’s got going for her:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
To remember on this watch, it is the following weak point:
– Not enough sport-oriented features