It was among the most anticipated devices of recent weeks, one of the smartwatch most talked about among the leakers around the world, and now it has arrived: it’s called TicWatch E3 and produces it Mobvoi, a company founded in 2012 byformer Chinese engineer at Google Zhifei Li.
The peculiarity of this smart watch is to integrate the chip Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100, the latest among the proposals of the American giant for the market of wearable devices such as smartwatches. Another peculiarity is the operating system: Wear Google OS, which offers more choice of apps than a proprietary operating system. But the integrated apps are already of a very high level, and it is the third peculiarity of this product, and offer (together with the sensors present in the watch) functions dedicated to sports and health monitoring with options and precision that, at the moment, perhaps only Apple and Samsung offer on the smartwatch market. To these three peculiarities must be added the fourth, which makes the TicWatch E3 very attractive: a price below the infamous psychological threshold of 200 euros.
TicWatch E3: technical characteristics
TicWatch E3 is a smartphone that is suitable for shape and design for both men and women. The dial has the dimensions of 44x47x12.6 millimeters, with a 1.3-inch screen.
It is equipped with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage memory for music, has Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 5 connections and, above all, has the Integrated GPS therefore it can be used to monitor sports such as running or cycling without having to carry a support smartphone.
Speaking of sport: being IP68 certified it can also be used for swimming as it is completely waterproof.
I sensors of this smartwatch are truly complete: accelerometer, gyroscope, HD PPG heart rate sensor, SpO2 sensor for blood oxygen saturation, low latency body contact sensor.
The Wear OS operating system makes it fully compatible with i voice commands Google Assistant, through which you can use the TicWatch E3 also to control smart home devices, while the NFC chip allows you to use it to do contactless payments con Google Pay.
TicWatch E3 can monitor, in addition to sports, also the sleep quality and the user’s health. Thanks to the Mobvoi app it is possible to have accurate statistics of the parameters detected over time and it is even possible to do Zen meditation, a sector in which Apple is also entering.
TicWatch E3: how much cost
All these technical characteristics must be combined with a weight of only 32 grams (excluding strap) and make it clear that the TicWatch E3 was built with good quality materials.
It is therefore not a cheap smartwatch, but thankfully Mobvoi has managed to keep one reasonable price: 199 euros on Amazon. Those looking for a good quality smartwatch with the latest technologies available for sports, and more, would therefore do well to take it into consideration.
Mobvoi TicWatch E3 – Smartphone con GPS – 1/8 GB
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