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Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.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.
We have tested the latest Kids Game produced by Fossil.What we have learned from this model is that it is quite comfortable for sport use.
|The highlights of this connected watch are :|
|– Screen size|
|– Its sport-oriented features|
|– The ability to install new applications|
|Several weak points on this watch :|
|– Its weight/size|
|– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring|
Because it’s important to think twice before buying this type of product, this article will help you see things more clearly.
A watch connected for health
Many technological developments have taken place since the first health monitoring watches.They allow you to carry out real health and fitness programs.The Kids Game may be a bit outdated today, but it is still a good camera.It can be an aesthetic object, even if some may not find it very attractive.
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 interface is intuitive and easy to use.
This model does not have a sleep measurement.
Thanks to several years of research, Apple has succeeded in integrating drop detection into the functionality of its smartwatches.And with the interconnection of the systems it is possible to send alerts automatically.
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 smart watch will be able to identify gestures or actions, which will be analyzed through health applications.
This model is not equipped with photoplethysmography or PPG, which allows precise monitoring of the heart rate.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.
Dedicated for everyday use
Do you need a smart watch?Besides, you don’t know if you’ll need it every day.This is precisely what the Kids Game test shows.
Meritsoar has designed a reliable model that corresponds to classic needs.She’ll be able to accompany you on a daily basis.
Among the list of interesting features is first of all GPS.Something that some say is superfluous, but nice.The counterpart to the activation of this mode will be that the battery life will be less.
Note that it has a watertightness certification.So you can safely swim with it.We haven’t tested this last point, but we can take the company at its word.
You will have to pay attention to the level of the screen which does not have reinforced glass.
This watch is charged the old fashioned way, with the cable provided in the package.
Despite its small size, the touch screen of this smartwatch is easy to use to open the various menus and applications.This watch is very comfortable to wear.Its weight is very low, 78 grams, less than on comparable models.
You will not be able to shop with this watch because it does not have the NFC contactless function.
One last point about the features of this watch is the music function.Even if the sound isn’t at the perfect level, it’s still an interesting option.
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.Here’s the Kids Game detail.
Meritsoar has chosen to address a broad segment of users.It appeared to us that this watch is one of the best.It is the indispensable device that analyzes your performance and your sports activity.
You’re unlikely to forget it when you have it on your wrist, because at 78 grams, it’s one of the heaviest.
Important for runners, cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts, it has a GPS.No need to have a smartphone paired with the watch.
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.
Its altimeter sensor will determine the activity of those who practice mountain sports.
And even better, with this watch you will be able to know how many calories you burn each day.
An interesting point about this smartwatch, is the presence of an audio player.
The Meritsoar watch: a good choice to be connected?
Depending on the brand of the watch, the operating system used to operate the watch is not the same.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.
Its watch OS operating system will allow you to download the necessary applications on internet platforms.Its 1.57-inch screen size will also make it easy for you to read the information.It is one of the lightest watches – 78 grams.
For applications, you’ll appreciate being able to automatically download and install the applications that are right for you.
During a trip, there is nothing worse than not being able to understand what is around us, or not understanding the meaning of a sentence spoken; Microsoft translator is the indispensable application.
You can even schedule your appointments in Tinder – right from your wrist.The eDream application allows you to geolocate the nearest airport and then search and book the flight you want.
Whether it’s for sport, health or business, you can install the applications you need on this connected watch.
Finally, The Kids Game…
The Kids Game from Fossil is in our opinion one of the best connected watches of the moment.One of the top-of-the-line devices, and one that is bound to cost a little more.
In short, it has many strong points; here is what we can retain among them:
– Screen size
– Its sport-oriented features
– The ability to install new applications
Several weak points appeared to us on this watch:
– Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring