There may not be a lot to get enthusiastic about with regards to Wear OS watches nowadays, however that’s not stopping Mobvoi. After tackling the mid-range market with the TicWatch E2 and S2 earlier this 12 months, it now has its eyes on the higher tier of Android-based wearables as properly with its latest watch.
As its identify suggests, the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE is basically final 12 months’s TicWatch Pro with mobile capabilities. It is available in a single black colour 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 technology Wear 2100 processor, a huge case, and the identical 415mAh battery. However, Mobvoi says the new mannequin is 11 grams lighter than the non-4G one and nonetheless options two-day battery life. You additionally get all of the newest Wear OS options, together with Google Assistant and Tiles.
There’s only one drawback: the 4G LTE connectivity doesn’t work yet. Whether that’s as a consequence of a compliance difficulty or the use of eSim tech is unclear, however the backside line is, in case you purchase the TicWatch Pro 4G, you gained’t be getting 4G yet. Mobvoi stated clients will be capable to activate the 4G/LTE characteristic “one month later.” To compensate, the firm 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 worth, Mobvoi stated.
Among the options that can work on the TicWatch Pro 4G is Mobvois’s distinctive Essential 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 contains a new SOS Alerts characteristic, which instantly dials 911 and broadcasts your location in the occasion of an emergency with a single faucet. You also can TicMotion 2.zero that “autonomously tracks a wider range of real-time motions including fast-walking and running,” whereas a future replace can even deliver swim monitoring.
You can order the Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 4G from Amazonfor the discounted worth of $280 till August 10.