Product Review – Gen 2 WatchOut Smartwatch is an affordable piece loaded with fitness features
- Loaded with many fitness features
- Budget-friendly smartwatch
- CE Certified & ROHS Compliant
- ‘Assembled in India’ Smartwatch
We always keep up to date in terms of technology when it comes to a timepiece or a smart product we wear all the time on our wrist. The smartness is in terms of health and wellness and its value for money. The best technology always comes at a certain price tag. With the introduction of fitness bands, smartwatches, smart bracelets, users are now investing in wearable technology. Though we have brands like global brands like Samsung, Fossil, Apple being the top-ranking choices, some companies are offering low cost or affordable alternatives like Lenovo, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei. However, the cost still remains high in most of these offerings.
As the world has transitioned itself from traditional analog watches to digital smartwatches, a young Indian start-up Watchout Wearables has taken the leap to propel itself into a leading local player in the segment. Truly it is a “Assembled in India” initiative. In these pandemic times, when we are all reaching out to “Made for India’ products, it is truly deserving the “Vocal for Local” brand.
Look and feel at first sight
The look and feel at the first sight gives a Luxury timepiece with a stainless steel strap and silver sunray dial, this classy timepiece features minimalistic details. Watch out Wearables offers a good choice among its offering in terms of colours, straps, customisation and lastest features. Gen 2 is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
So, should it be considered as the most affordable, and loaded, wearable gadget for millennials? We have reviewed WatchOut Gen 2 Stallion Brown, which can help you to get an overview of the device and let you decide your future course of action.
WatchOut Gen 2 Design and Display
At first glance, the smartwatch looks like a time-piece lying on the table or on your wrist. But, as soon as you start it up, things brighten up considerably. The dial is made out of Zinc Alloy and stainless steel, while the traditional wrist strap is made up of handmade leather which is customizable. The watch weighs around 70 grams and feels light on the wrist. Overall the build quality is just about fine without actually making any fashion statement, but what is noteworthy is that it delivers on each feature perfectly.
Coming to the display, the smartwatch sports a full round Radian 1.22-inch IPS touch display with a resolution of 240×240 pixels. There is hundreds of choice among choosing a watch face as per one’s taste and style. All one needs is to sign-up on the website and download the options available there.
The IP54 Water is splash-proof which is a preferable choice for every fitness enthusiast or an occasional swimmer.
Colour : Raw Steel
The Gen2 WatchOut smartwatch is many devices rolled into one neat-looking fashion accessory. Other than showing time, it also acts as your fitness and notification buddy. The watch features a pedometer and calorie counter. It also acts as a heart rate monitor and lets you check messages and take/make calls directly from your watch. The Raw Steel is a heavy silver edition. Hoever, at the first glimpse this unique watch offers the look of an analog watch coupled with features of a digital watch. This magnificent watch with a full round face with vivid radian display has comes with quality of workmanship and variety of built-in functions. The stylish Silver design gives it a premium look for Formal as well as casual wear.
Pros & Cons
|1. Minimalist Design, Stylish, Sophisticated
3. Water resistant
4. Powerful chipset
5. The display complements the simplicity of the round face, add significantly to the functionality of the watch and enhance the user experience
6. Quite affordable and loaded with fitness features
|1. Little overpriced at MRP price band at ₹9,999 but available at ₹6,699, but still can be worked out with more competitive offers
2. Warranty offered is 6 months, which can be offered at 12 months as most other brands offer
Performance and battery
While coming to performance and the battery, the WatchOut Gen 2 runs on a Nucleus OS and supports both Android & iOS platforms. It offers a number of features like making/receiving phone calls, receive message notifications, vibrations, microphone, anti-lost, heart rate monitor, sleep monitor, music and camera control, call logs and sync contacts, etc. It has a MediaTek MTK2502C ARM v7 processor, 64MB RAM & 128MB ROM, which easily runs the smartwatch for daily use.
The touch works flawlessly and it easily connects to the phone and you can control everything from calls to the camera via smartwatch. The watch features a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and a sleep quality monitor that lets you track every activity with accuracy. Whether tracking your steps during a walking or running or sleeping, it does everything on the point. It displays your phone notifications and performs other basic functions like controlling music, calling people, setting alarms, etc.
It also parks in a small audio output at the back and microphone which lets you attend calls without using your phone. To charge the smartwatch, you just need to use a magnetic pin charger boxed along. Talking about the battery, it has a 300 mAh battery that can last for one day. Ideally, a smartwatch should give at least 2-3 days backup with such tech loaded specifications. However, it depends on the usage of the device.
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Follow your heart
- Continuous heart rate monitor
- Download designer watch faces
- Bluetooth music and camera control
- Gravity sensor wake up gesture
- Sleek body and designer straps
Android and iOS Compatible
- Compatible with all devices with Android 4.3+ and iOS 7+
- Compatible with all major handset brands
- MI, Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola, Vivo, HTC, Oppo, Nokia etc
- iPhone all series with iOS 7+
- IP54 Water Splash Resistant
- Touch screen resolution: 240×240, 1.3-inch Radian IPS screen, full Round
- Memory: 64MB(RAM), 128MB(ROM)
- Battery: 300 mAh, weight: 70g
- An amalgamation of elegant design, accurate features and smart technology
- Multiple devices rolled into one – Call, Notifier, Ok Google/Siri, Pedometer, Music and Camera Control
- Get astonished with the quality of workmanship and variety of built-in functions
- Conforming with Leading European Standards
Review Rating Chart
|Parameter||Rating (5 points scale)|
|Design||5 / 5|
|Performance||4.4 / 5|
|Pricing||4.5 / 5|
|Device Setup||4.5 / 5|
|Overall Rating||4.78 / 5|
|1 – Below Average, 2 – Average, 3 – Good, 4 – Very good, 5 – Excellent|
|Item Height||22 Millimeters|
|Item Width||12 Millimeters|
|Screen Size||1.3 Inches|
|Maximum Display Resolution||240 x 240|
|Item Weight||77.1 g|
|Product Dimensions||24.5 x 1.2 x 2.2 cm|
|Batteries:||1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)|
|Item model number||WOE2MS|
|Battery Charge Time (in hours)||2 Hours|
|Average Battery Standby Life (in hours)||2.50 Days|
|Average Battery Life (in hours)||48 Hours|
|Lithium Battery Energy Content||1.5 Watt Hours|
|Number of Lithium Ion Cells||1|
|Number of Lithium Metal Cells||1|
|Included Components||Smart Watch, Cable Charging/Data Transmission clip, User Instruction Manual and Warranty Card|
If you are planning to buy a smartwatch that is an affordable option being below 7K, WatchOut Gen2 is recommended. You can buy WatchOut Gen 2 at a price tag of Rs 6,499 to 6,699 depending on the color or design you like. WatchOut Gen 2comes with the latest features, customizable faces, clock types, and average UI which meets all your expectations from a smartwatch. It is easily available on both Amazon and Flipkart, leading e-commerce platforms.
About Watchout Wearables
Watchout Wearables is a technology-driven company that believes that high-end technology along with elegant looks can give gadgets a new dimension. We aim to deliver high-end products at a reasonable price to fulfill our vision of “Technology In Every Hand”. The Company is based at Mumbai, Maharashtra, and produces “Assembled in India’ products.
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