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90 training modes, SpO2, IP68 and 12 days of battery life, inexpensive. Realme Watch 2 smartwatch presented

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The Chinese company Realme has introduced a new smartwatch Realme Watch 2.

The first region where the novelty will appear is Malaysia. They are priced at $ 56 and will start selling shortly.

Realme Watch 2 received a 1.4-inch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Users are offered access to more than a hundred watch faces through the Realme Link app. At the time of the start of sales, 14 sport modes are supported, but the manufacturer promises to implement support for 90 modes at a later date through an over-the-air update.

90 training modes, SpO2, IP68 and 12 days of battery life, inexpensive.  Realme Watch 2 smartwatch presented

The watch is able to constantly monitor the user’s pulse, there is a function for determining blood oxygen saturation (SpO2), tracking the phases and quality of sleep. The battery with a capacity of 315 mAh provides up to 12 days of battery life.

Provides IP68 water and dust protection. The watch is connected to mobile devices using Bluetooth 5.0. Notifications about calls, SMS and instant messengers are displayed, from the watch screen you can control the music playback and the shutter release on the smartphone.

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  1. zovrelioptor

    July 14, 2021 at 19:07

    Today, I went to the beach front with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She placed the shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear. She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is totally off topic but I had to tell someone!

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Are Samsung, Apple and just about every other smartwatch manufacturer lying? Companies underestimate the thickness of their watches

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Are Samsung Apple and just about every other smartwatch manufacturer

It seems that today the “conspiracy” of smart watch manufacturers was accidentally revealed. Of course, there is no real conspiracy, but still, many manufacturers of such devices, as it turned out, are cunning or even outright lying about some of the specifications of their products.

Are Samsung, Apple and just about every other smartwatch manufacturer lying?  Companies underestimate the thickness of their watches

We are talking about weight and size indicators. The author of the channel DC Rainmaker found that Samsung very much underestimates the thickness and weight of the new Watch5. As a result, it turned out that not only Samsung does this.

But let’s start with her. According to the company’s website, the 44mm version of the Watch5 is supposed to be 9.8mm thick and weigh 33.5g. In fact, the watch weighs 55g and the case is 13mm thick! The Watch5 Pro is supposedly 10.5 mm thick, but in fact it is almost 50% larger (15.1 mm)!

Interestingly, if you remove the strap, then the mass of the watch itself will turn out to be exactly the same as it is indicated on the site. That is, we can say that in this case, Samsung is not lying. Moreover, the site has a postscript stating that the mass does not take into account the strap, but why would anyone need a mass of watches without a strap? In addition, such a focus will no longer work with the thickness – it is simply indicated incorrectly.

But the highlight is that the author decided to check the watches of other brands, and it turned out that this is the norm. In particular, Apple, Garmin and Polar also underestimate the thickness of their watches, which seems to be the norm. Although there are exceptions: Fitbit and Wahoo indicate the parameters correctly. It seems that companies just measure the thickness each in their own way. For example, Samsung apparently measures only the thickness of the side edge, while Apple and Garmin do not take into account the lower protrusion with sensors. A similar situation has long been the norm in the car market: automakers measure the clearance as they want, and it very rarely corresponds to the actual minimum distance from the lowest point of the car (excluding wheels) to the road.

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Round AMOLED, sapphire crystal, SpO2, GPS and NFC, 14 days without recharging. The top Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro goes on sale in China

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Round AMOLED sapphire crystal SpO2 GPS and NFC 14 days

Today, the flagship smartwatch Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro, which was introduced last week, arrives in China.

The watch screen is a round 1.47-inch AMOLED matrix with a resolution of 480 x 480 pixels. There is also an Always On Display feature. The case is waterproof (up to 5 ATM), and the screen is covered with sapphire crystal.

Round AMOLED, sapphire crystal, SpO2, GPS and NFC, 14 days without recharging.  The top Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro goes on sale in China

The 500 mAh battery in the Watch S1 Pro will provide up to 14 days of standard use, but it should be understood that when using Always On Display, the battery life is reduced to five days. A 10-minute charge will allow the watch to work for two days. The watch will be fully charged in about 85 minutes.

Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro is equipped with GPS and NFC modules, as well as Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi. The watch offers heart rate monitoring, a pulse oximeter, calories burned, steps taken, or a 24-hour stress monitor.

Also, users are waiting for 117 different sports modes and the function of making voice calls via Bluetooth using a noise reduction algorithm during a call. The watch can also control devices at home, such as turning on the lights or changing the volume of the TV.

Round AMOLED, sapphire crystal, SpO2, GPS and NFC, 14 days without recharging.  The top Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro goes on sale in China

They are offered for about $220.

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In the future, Apple may release iPhone and Watch with cases made of ceramic and zirconium. But they are sure to be expensive.

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In the future Apple may release iPhone and Watch with

The iPhone 14 will be announced soon, but new data about models that will be released in a year or two appears on the network. According to a new patent, Apple is considering ceramic as a possible case material for future iPhones and Apple Watches. At the same time, the surface of such cases will be covered with zirconium, which will make it matte and increase strength.

In the future, Apple may release iPhone and Watch with cases made of ceramic and zirconium.  But they are sure to be expensive.

It is speculated that a zirconia coating could be used on the back of the iPhone, making it stronger yet lighter. It will also protect smartphones from scratches, chips when dropped, and so on.

Zirconium meets all the requirements, but it has one serious drawback – the cost. Thus, the future iPhone and Apple Watch may be even more expensive, and solely due to the case material.

It is possible that Cupertino will not use pure zirconium, but will add it to aluminum and steel alloys for the case, which will increase their strength.

In the future, Apple may release iPhone and Watch with cases made of ceramic and zirconium.  But they are sure to be expensive.

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Note that earlier Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 and Galaxy S10 + Performance Edition already had ceramic cases, but these were expensive and premium smartphones released in small batches. It is not yet clear how Apple plans to release millions of smartphones with such cases. Perhaps only Pro / Pro Max models will receive them to emphasize their premium status.

It’s also worth noting that the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 come with displays that come with Ceramic Shield protection, making them more resistant to damage.

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