Connected watches have become powerful. 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 tried the latest watch from Fossil: the Series 3.What we have learned from this model is that it is quite comfortable for santé use.
|The highlights of this connected watch are :|
|– Its health-oriented functionalities|
|– Its daily use|
|– Its sport-oriented features|
This article will help you see more clearly.
Health follow-up question, what is the Series 3 worth?
Connected watches have become excellent tools for health analysis, which you would not normally expect from a product like this.They complement or replace the fitness monitoring devices you may be familiar with.
From this point of view, the Series 3 is a good choice.These sensors allow a fine monitoring of your health.
It works in Apple mode; i.e. with automatic connections to download platforms, iCloud and Apple Music.It’s a very functional homemade operating system, well known.The menus are easy to use and you can navigate through the different menus in a few minutes.
If monitoring your sleep is a priority, you will be interested in this Series 3.
The watch’s watch OS operating system serves as a sleep monitor.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.
Other features of this model include a fall detector.And with the interconnection of the systems it is possible to send alerts automatically.
Having an accelerometer, the watch will be able to monitor your physical health.It is possible to analyze and interpret the movements of daily life.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.
In case you need to have the heartbeat curve, this watch is not recommended as it does not have an ECG sensor.
What are its functions for everyday use?
Wondering about the use of a connected watch?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.This is precisely what the Series 3 test shows.
Apple almost makes a mistake with this model.You’re even gonna wonder how you did it before, when you didn’t have it.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.Some users will never use it.On the other hand, you should note the decrease in battery capacity in active GPS mode.
Next to that, it is advertised to be water-resistant.The manufacturer indicates that it has the right watertightness rating, and that you can even immerse it at a depth of several metres.So we left him underwater for a few minutes and nothing to report.
Apple opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
An ingenious feature on this Series 3 is the ability to recharge wirelessly.You place it close to the stand and load it.
The touch screen of the watch is efficient and you can navigate through the various menus without difficulty.It will not be possible to make your payments without contacts, as it is devoid of the NFC function.Finally, music lovers will appreciate the possibility of listening to music on this model.The built-in player will make you appreciate this item even more.
Apple’s smartwatch: a good choice for sports?
A connected watch is for everyone, which means you don’t have to be an extreme runner or jogger to use it.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.We explain what Series 3 can do for you.
With this new model, Apple will interest a lot of sportsmen.It appeared to us that this watch is one of the best.It tracks fitness data.
It includes GPS tracking.GPS support is relatively simple and will allow you to track your position even without a paired phone.
You will not be able to read the tracking data on your watch; you will have to do this on your smartphone.In return for this inconvenience, you will have an extended battery life.
Thanks to the presence of the altimeter, those who practice mountain sports will be able to measure their activity.
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 Apple watch: a good choice to be connected?
Depending on the type of smartwatch and its operating system, you will be able to install or use applications.Associated applications do not allow the same types of use.These applications not only display notifications on your wrist, they can keep you entertained, track your fitness and health, and help you stay organized.
This connected watch, equipped with a watch OS operating system, offers the possibility to download applications.This watch can be equipped with a host of applications that you can use in your daily life.
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.
Looking for an easy way to keep track of your supermarket list, Keep is undoubtedly one of the best note-taking applications.
To recognize a song, all you have to do is hold your wrist and Shazam will tell you what song it is.
Whether it’s for sport, health or business, you can install the applications you need on this connected watch.
The Series 3 – in a nutshell
The Series 3 from Fossil is in our opinion one of the best connected watches of the moment.A watch, certainly more expensive than the competitors, but worth it.
In a few words, the reasons why it ranks among the top models:
– Its health-oriented functionalities
– Its daily use
– Its sport-oriented features