Mobvoi have announced that their 4G/LTE TicWatch Pro has been released in the UK, available exclusively on the Vodafone mobile phone network.
Key features include:
- Using Vodafone UK’s 4G network, users can seamlessly connect their watch to their Vodafone account for calls, messages and data
- With Mobvoi’s TicMotion 2.0 technology, the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE autonomously tracks a range of real-time motions including fast-walking, running and swim tracking.
- Mobvoi’s heart rate monitoring sensor, TicPulse, offers 24/7 highly accurate monitoring without the need for a smartphone, and for the first time displays a comprehensive, real-time history of your heart’s health and steps taken on an hourly basis
- With Dual Display technology, Mobvoi’s trademark “Essential Mode,” uses layered display technology that layers a low power consuming LCD display on top of an OLED display, enabling users to switch from Smart Mode to a power-saving Essential Mode that extends the battery life from 2 days to up to 30 days
- Integrated with Google Assistant and Google Pay for NFC payments, the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE will ensure that you’re able to make payments on the go, without using a smartphone
We’re big fans of the standard TicWatch Pro – having recommended it in our review earlier this year. This new edition of the smartwatch offers everything that device did without the need for a permanent connection to your mobile phone.
- Cellular Connectivity – Enabled by OneNumber, your phone number can be shared to your TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE and conduct VoLTE voice calls, to send or receive SMS messages or use your favorite messaging apps
- Google Assistant – Get things done on the go with help from the Google Assistant on your wrist. Just press and hold the power button or say ‘Ok Google’ to manage daily tasks, plan your day or get answers
- Cloud Synchronisation – Sync messaging and email app alerts from your smartphone to your TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE, Bluetooth-free and also without downloading a standalone app for Gmail, WhatsApp, Google Hangouts and SMS on Android smartphones
- ‘SOS’ Alerts – Leveraging the 4G/LTE connectivity, SOS immediately dials 911 and broadcasts your immediate location in the event of an emergency
- NFC Payments – Google Pay™ is the fast, simple way to pay at millions of places. With Google Pay, there’s no need to dig for your cards – you can pay quickly and easily with the smartwatch already on your wrist
- TicMotion 2.0 – Whether fast-walking or running, TicMotion automatically logs your workout and records your sessions, without the need to activate the exercise(s) manually
- TicPulse – Monitoring your heart rate has never been easier with 24/7 heart rate monitoring that passively records your heart history even in “Essential Mode” for up to 30 days including detailed visualizations of your health for up to 7 days including minimum, maximum and resting heart rates; extreme heart rate alerts for rates not triggered by exercising; and steps taken
- TicSleep – Sleep Monitoring App, TicSleep, will simultaneously track and analyse sleep data. With proactive sleep tracking, heart rate monitoring and smart alarm, you’ll be able to efficiently monitor your sleep seamlessly without having to push a button
- Dual-Display Technology – Mobvoi’s trademark “Essential Mode,” first introduced in the TicWatch Pro, uses layered display technology that layers a low power consuming LCD display on top of a brilliant OLED display, so that users can switch from Smart Mode to a power-saving Essential Mode that extends the battery life from 2 days to up to 30 days
- Lightweight – Coming in at 11g lighter than the TicWatch Pro, the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE is built to impress and last by sporting a steel bezel and MIL-STD-810Gdurability
- IP68+ Suited for Swimming – Shockproof and swim-friendly, the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE is not only tough but also designed to give swimmers an edge
- Health and fitness sensors – The TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE includes a PPG heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, e-compass, ambient light sensor, and low latency off-body sensor
- Endless Watch Face & Apps Options – Select and download from thousands of watch faces and any preferred apps available through Google Play™ to suit your personal style any place, any time
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