Mobvoi has unveiled the TicWatch Pro 3 LTE, which takes the well-reviewed TicWatch Pro 3 and provides mobile connectivity.
The wearable is on the market now within the UK, Spain and Germany, with a worth of £329.99 (about $440 / AU$600), making it barely costlier than the usual £279 / $299 / AU$449 TicWatch Pro 3.
There’s no information on if or when the TicWatch Pro 3 LTE will land within the US or Australia, however on condition that the usual mannequin did it’s actually doable, and if it does we’d anticipate it’ll price lower than these worth conversions above recommend.
In the areas the place it’s at the moment out there its mobile connectivity depends on the Vodafone OneNumber community, a service that permits you to share your cell quantity and allowances throughout gadgets. The TicWatch Pro 3 LTE merely switches from Bluetooth to mobile when you’re out of vary of your telephone, and also you’ll nonetheless get all of your notifications even should you go away your telephone at house.
For some folks this shall be a really helpful addition, however in all different respects this is identical watch as the usual TicWatch Pro 3.
The identical once more
That means you get the high-end Snapdragon Wear 4100 chipset, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, a coronary heart fee monitor, an SpO2 sensor, water resistance, 10 exercise modes, computerized exercise detection. There’s additionally a 577mAh battery, which guarantees as much as 72 hours of life, or as much as 45 days should you swap to Essential Mode (which removes plenty of the sensible options).
Interestingly, these are precisely the identical battery life estimates as you’ll discover on the usual mannequin, however we’d assume that in observe it in all probability received’t final as lengthy should you’re making common use of the LTE options.
In any case, except for a barely unintuitive interface and iffy sleep monitoring, we had been impressed by the TicWatch Pro 3, giving it 4 stars in our evaluation, and praising its snappy efficiency, crisp display screen, and long-lasting battery.
So should you just like the sound of that, and need LTE on high, you possibly can decide up the TicWatch Pro 3 LTE direct from the makers at Mobvoi.com, or from Amazon or Vodafone.