As a preamble to this test
You may find that the connected watches are identical, with a small screen, rather fragile and not very evolutionary?Some of them are oriented towards monitoring physical condition and even go as far as monitoring calories burned, others are more for office automation with e-mail synchronization.
|So what we have to remember is this one big strength :|
|– Its daily use|
|Several weak points on this watch :|
|– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring|
|– The impossibility of putting new applications|
In detail, here is what it is according to the use you will have of it.
The watch that tells you about your health?
For several years now, Genrics 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.
Following our tests, this Y13 has a low score for healthy use.That doesn’t in any way prevent you from buying it for aesthetic reasons.
The main difference with known watches is that it does not run on Propriétaire or Apple.It will be necessary to get used to the interface before taking full advantage of your watch.Menus and features are less easy to find.It is only after a short week that you can enjoy the different functions.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
This connected watch is not equipped with an accelerometer.It will therefore be impossible for you to measure the number of steps you take during the day.
This model is not equipped with photoplethysmography or PPG, which allows precise monitoring of the heart rate.
In case you need to have the heartbeat curve, this watch is not recommended as it does not have an ECG sensor.
Dedicated for everyday use
Do you need a smart watch?Knowing that high-performance models are usually expensive to buy.This is precisely what the Y13 test shows.
Genrics almost makes a mistake with this model.It’s almost to an essential element in everyday life.
It is one of the best battery-powered watches, with 400 mAh.
One of the features that will delight sportsmen and women is the presence of GPS.Some users will never use it.The counterpart of this option is that the range will decrease if the active GPS mode is still selected.
Note that it has a watertightness certification.Because of its design, you will be able to swim with it.We haven’t tested this last point, but we can take the company at its word.
The screen is protected by reinforced glass.This will prevent small accidents such as scratches.
No wireless charging function on this model; damage.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.This watch does not support NFC function, so contactless payment is not possible with this watch.
Finally, even if it is not essential, we would have appreciated being able to listen to music.That wasn’t planned here.
The smartwatch designed for sports
A smartwatch allows you in some cases to record your sporting progress easily.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.Here’s the Y13 detail.
Sportsmen and women will be seduced by the various technological evolutions of this new product.The various sensors allow you to measure data relating to your fitness and therefore your health.Fitness enthusiasts will find this watch interesting.
It is one of the models with one of the best autonomy, for a 400 mAh battery.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.This will allow you to navigate easily, even when you are travelling.
The presence of the SIM in this watch makes 3G connection possible.You will thus be able to receive your notifications directly on the watch.
However, if you like to listen to your music while you play sports, this watch is to be avoided.
Is it suitable for all needs?
Depending on the type of smartwatch and its operating system, you will be able to install or use applications.This influences the number of applications that can be added, and the practical functionality that will result.Applications that may correspond to health monitoring but also to the measurement of performance in sports.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
Due to its proprietary operating system, you will not be able to add other applications to this connected watch.Only those installed by default are available.
On the battery side, with its 400 mAh, it is very powerful.Finally, as far as applications are concerned, you will have to contact you from the default; no possibility to add new ones.However, it remains a simple and cheap product for basic uses.
Finally, The Y13…
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.
In the end, here’s a strong point about this model:
– Its daily use
Here are a few weak points to watch out for:
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– The impossibility of putting new applications