There won’t be a lot to get enthusiastic about in terms of Put on OS watches as of late, however that’s not stopping Mobvoi. After tackling the mid-range market with the TicWatch E2 and S2 earlier this yr, it now has its eyes on the higher tier of Android-based wearables as nicely with its latest watch.
As its identify suggests, the TicWatch Professional 4G/LTE is basically final yr’s TicWatch Professional with mobile capabilities. It is available in a single black shade and brings a 1.4-inch 400 x 400 AMOLED show, GPS, NFC, a heart-rate sensor, and IP68 water resistance. It additionally means you’re getting the earlier era Put on 2100 processor, a giant case, and the identical 415mAh battery. Nevertheless, Mobvoi says the brand new mannequin is 11 grams lighter than the non-4G one and nonetheless options two-day battery life. You additionally get the entire newest Put on OS options, together with Google Assistant and Tiles.
There’s only one downside: the 4G LTE connectivity doesn’t work but. Whether or not that’s resulting from a compliance subject or the usage of eSim tech is unclear, however the backside line is, should you purchase the TicWatch Professional 4G, you received’t be getting 4G but. Mobvoi stated clients will be capable to activate the 4G/LTE characteristic “one month later.” To compensate, the corporate has discounted the worth of the watch by $20 to $280 till that point. After August 10, the watch will promote for its regular $299 value, Mobvoi stated.
Among the many options that can work on the TicWatch Professional 4G is Mobvois’s distinctive Important Mode, which extends the battery life to 30 days by turning it into an old-school digital watch, with the time, date, and steps. It additionally features a new SOS Alerts characteristic, which instantly dials 911 and broadcasts your location within the occasion of an emergency with a single faucet. It’s also possible to TicMotion 2.zero that “autonomously tracks a wider vary of real-time motions together with fast-walking and working,” whereas a future replace may even carry swim monitoring.
You possibly can order the Mobvoi TicWatch Professional 4G from Amazonfor the discounted value of $280 till August 10.