Mobvoi has come up with a new budget-friendly smartwatch for the Indian wearables market. The company has launched TicWatch GTX smartwatch. Mobvoi has been consistent in offering some of the best, and also affordable smartwatches with Google’s Wear OS. Though, it is for the first time Mobvoi is debuting the TicWatch GTX, that replaces Google’s Wear OS. The smartwatch runs on the company’s proprietary OS.
Mobvoi TicWatch GTX Specifications and Features:
TicWatch GTX will run on proprietary OS. The device is powered by a RLC8762C chipset. The TicWatch GTX has 160KB of RAM and 16MB of storage. It comes with a 1.28-inch TFT touch display with 240×240 pixels resolution. It is a 48mm chassis. The watch features a sleek circular dial with two buttons on the right side. The smartwatch measures 48.7x11mm.
It uses Bluetooth 5.0 for connectivity. It is compatible with Android above iOS. And it does not have Wi-Fi or GPS. However, the TicWatch GTX includes support for PPG heart rate sensor for 24hour heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, push notifications, Bosch accelerometer.
It can track 14 different sports modes which includes Outdoor Run, Outdoor Cycling, Jump Rope, Swimming, Indoor Walking, Rowing, Free Style, Mountain Climbing, Indoor Run, Gymnastics, Soccer, Basketball, Indoor Cycling and Yoga. It will come with an IP68 rating that is water and dust resistant. The device also comes with personalised watch faces. The watch will come with a feature that pulls photos from your phone. Users can also download an additional 17 watch faces from the Mobvoi app.
The smartwatch packs a 200mAh battery. The company says it can last up to seven days with regular use and up to 10 days with the power-saving mode on. The battery life is far outlasting then any Wear OS watch. In addition, the device can be fully charged in two hours. It comes with tilt-to-wake gesture support that will light up the screen when you move your hand to check the time.
Price and availability:
The Mobvoi TicWatch GTX costs Rs. 6,299. It is currently listed at a 10 percent discount that is listed at Rs. 5,669. It is available for pre-order, but shipping will only start from September 3 from Mobvoi.com. It will come in a single black colour variant.