Analysis and handling of the Y20B from Lige.

As a preamble to this test

The technology industry of connected watches is a sector in continuous evolution.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 :
– Screen size
Several weak points on this watch :
– Its weight/size
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

In detail, here is what it is according to the use you will have of it.

Health follow-up question, what is the Y20B worth?

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.
The Y20B is a little outdated compared to the latest devices on the market.It may be used for simple information purposes only.

The main disadvantage of this watch still remains its operating system produced by Fossil.This choice induces a greater difficulty to handle the different buttons and icons present.We are far from the smooth navigation of models with Propriétaire or Apple Watchs.
You will therefore have to go through an acclimatization phase on the interface before taking full advantage of this watch.
Unlike many other models, this model is not equipped with sleep monitoring.
This 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.
There is no sensor and no application that reproduces the electrocardiogram curve on this watch.

The right choice every day?

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When it comes to everyday life, one wonders what the fossil was thinking.It is one of the worst models available on the market today.
An absent yet practical feature is a GPS.Lige didn’t see fit to install it.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
Lige opted for a watch without the reinforced glass option; this is regrettable.
There is no wireless battery charging function.
In spite of interesting features, the watch does not have a touch screen.It’s an easy watch to wear.Indeed, it is only 85 gr; that is to say, what is lighter.
This watch does not support NFC function, so contactless payment is not possible with this watch.
Finally, we would have appreciated the Ligertunity to listen to music on this model.You will have to choose another watch for this.

The connected watch that will delight sportsmen and women?

The connected watch offers an interesting alternative to tracking devices, which are only oriented towards sport or health.It is a product with many advantages.And as far as the Y20B is concerned, here’s the thing.
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.It does not allow you to follow your evolution in the sport you practice.
As for its weight, it’s rather low down in the rankings; its 85 grams make it one of the heaviest smartwatches.
Also note that this watch does not have GPS.In other words, you should always have your smartphone in sync mode to keep track of your movements.
The watch works with 3G technology.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.

The right choice for downloading applications?

There are different operating systems installed on smartwatches.This means that not all applications are equivalent, nor is the use you will make of them.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 a specific operating system for this watch, you will not be able to download new applications.Apart from those installed at the start, no other choice.
With its large 1.4-inch screen, information is clearly displayed.It is one of the very light watches, easy to wear with its 85 grams.
And if you need an application in addition to those installed by default, you will have to turn to another model.It is a basic watch, dedicated to simple uses.

In short, The Y20B, the right choice?

The overall score of this watch is among the lowest.It’s not too expensive, so you can easily change it if you want a more advanced model.
Here’s the highlight of this connected watch:
– Screen size
Here are a few weak points to watch out for:
– Its weight/size
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications