Category: Wearables

BingoFit Smartwatch – Review

I’ll be honest, the lovely people at BingoFit Smartwatches sent me through a review unit of this BingoFit smartwatch some months ago but the entire cancer diagnosis has meant that the review has been delayed somewhat. It’s selling, right now, for just £22.31. Yes, a smartwatch, with app …

Fantastic deal on the Huawei Watch GT

I really do like the Honor and Huawei watches. I’m wearing the Honor MagicWatch 2 that I reviewed earlier this year. Love the thing. I paid over £129 for it. However, the Huawei Watch GT is essentially the same thing and, boy is it cheap right now. What …

Vodafone and Disney team up to launch the Neo kids smartwatch

Available early in 2021, you can register your interest in this one here. This is a new smart kids watch from Vodafone, and they’ve been working with Disney to create a connected watch with familiar characters and safety features. Designed by Vodafone, the watch joins the expanding “Connected” …

Oppo Watch 46mm – Exclusive to Vodafone

The new Oppo smartwatch we covered in August is now available. The Oppo Watch 46mm is exclusive to Vodafone and you can bag it at £22 per month with no upfront charge. That £22 will share data with your phone data plan but don’t forget, the Oppo Watch …

Mi Band 5 Fitness Tracker, now just £27.55

It’s that crazy time of year where we all try to come up with gift ideas which don’t break the bank. How’s about this? A fitness tracker which kinda says, “You’re getting a bit chunky” and “Happy Christmas” at the same time? 😁 Head to this Amazon link …

A first look at the 70mai Saphir smartwatch

Packing a sapphire glass cover, a 1.78″ AMOLED screen (at 326ppi) and a 10 day battery life, this is the new Saphir smartwatch from 70mai. We’ve reviewed quite a bit of 70mai kit over the years here at Coolsmartphone, including their dashcams and portable charger / car jump-starter. …

Honor Watch ES – Review

So its that time again where we put a device under the microscope to find out if it is any good. This time around it is the turn of the Honor Watch ES. I want to get one thing out of the way first though. Even though this …

Meet the Nubia Watch. Oooo, proper lush.

Available to buy from the Nubia website for $219 / €219 / £189, this is the Nubia Watch. Doesn’t it look nice eh?! It’s got a curved 4.01″ AMOLED flexible display with a unique design, Bluetooth calling, on-board music control, easy scroll-based interaction, customisable display messages, heart rate …

Honor Watch ES – Unboxing

Its time for another unboxing and this time around it is a Fitness Band/Smartwatch – the Honor Watch ES. The reason I say that this fits into both the camps of wearables is that I feel it’s a crossover device. At least, that is my first impressions of …

Mi Watch – All you need to know.

Not content with dropping three new phones on us today, Xiaomi have delivered a watch too. It’s going to cost just €99 (which is about £90 if you convert it) and only needs charging twice a month via a magnetic connection. This is for fitness fans, and packs …

Zepp E Smartwatch – Review

Let’s get one thing out of the way. I like smartwatches. No, that’s not quite right. I really like smartwatches. I have reviewed many smartwatches for Coolsmartphone in my years as a writer for the site. They have varied from the complex, like the TicWatch Pro, to the …

TicWatch Pro 3 GPS launched

I have a soft spot for TicWatch and Mobvoi, they make some really nice gear and I was a particular fan of their TicWatch Pro that I reviewed here. I have also been using the TicWatch S2 for nearly a year and it has been used and abused …

Zepp E Smartwatch Unboxing

Today I received a new smartwatch to unbox. However, I should mention that there’s a couple of versions – a round model and this, the square version. You can see the difference between the two on Zepp.com. So, ahead of the full review, here’s a look at this …

Disney and Vodafone to create a new kids smartwatch

Choosing a smartwatch for your child can be a tricky thing. Sure, you can get them a fitness tracker but, for full peace of mind, you might want them to wear something more. Vodafone and Disney are currently working on something which could appeal to a lot of …

Mobvoi brings more sensible smartwatch prices with the TicWatch GTX

Fancy a new smartwatch? Mobvoi want your eyeballs or should I say wrists, as they’ve just made the TicWatch GTX, is available to purchase today. It’s cheap, costing just £54.99 (€59.99 / $59.99) and comes with 14 workout modes (running cycling, yoga and swimming too – it’s IP68 …

Honor announce Back to School event

This time of year in tech is traditionally the time when companies start to try and get buyers excited with deals on tech that is aimed at people going to Universities and Colleges. It is an idea that has come about from the way the term times fall …

Moshi Digits Touchscreen Gloves- Review

There’s nothing like the approaching winter to remind you that you need to cover your fingers in a touchscreen-driven world. Upon writing this, here in the UK, we are being warned of a “cold snap” – so time to warm those hands up. In a world where people …

Honor MagicWatch 2 – Review

I’ve had a number of fitness bands over the years. As the months go by I somehow kill each one. It either drops off, stops charging or breaks down in some other way. Over the last month I’ve been checking out something new – the Honor MagicWatch 2. …

Honor MagicWatch 2 Unveiled. Available to buy shortly.

This badger costs just £159.99 as a pre-order deal via on the Amazon website or the eBay store, then it’ll no doubt pop up on the official Honor site too. Headline stats then, and this has a 14-day battery, a Huawei Kirin A1 CPU, an ultra-thin profile, Bluetooth …

Mobvoi’s TicWatch Pro 4G Now available

This is £249.99 and available here. It’s only available in black and measures 45.15 x 52.8 x 12.6. It’s made from polyamide and glass fibre with a stainless-steel bezel and an aluminum back cover. The screen is a 1.39″ AMOLED (400 x 400 px) + FSTN LCD with …

Got yourself a Fitbit? It’ll soon be a Google Fitbit

The fitness tracker of choice for many is Fitbit, but with so much competition in that particular field, the company has been making a loss of late. Today Google have announced that they’ll be buying the company for £1.6 billion ($2.1 billion), with the transaction said to complete …

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4 – Review

As some of you may know I have been on the hunt for a wearable device recently that will give me 3 things, along with battery life, simple and easy to use the software, affordability. Up until now, I have been mainly focused on the Smartwatch end of …

Personal improvement. Ring. Now.

It’s been a while since I did this, but here’s a story which wasn’t sent to us via a PR company. This is about a fitness tracker, but it’s not a watch and it doesn’t involve a strap. This is a ring. Just a ring. First up, yes, …

Honor Band 5 – Now even better

Remember our Honor Band 5 review? Like it? Bought it? Well, good news! There’s now remote music and blood oxygen monitoring too. All you need to do in order to get the update is head to the Health app on your phone. Oh, and don’t forget that the …

Live – Hands-on pics with the new Huawei Watch GT 2

Powered by their self-developed Kirin AI chip, there’s a supposed two week battery life, 15 sports modes, 10 training modes specifically for running and an enhanced music player. There’s Bluetooth voice calls, monitoring of your heart rate, daily sleep and other attributes. Running on the Huawei LiteOS, there’s …

Garmin fēnix 6 smartwatches now available

If you’re an active person and you’ve got a lot of cash stashed away, this could be for you. Garmin tell me that the new fēnix 6 Series smartwatch is .. Built on the exploits of countless explorers. It’s a rugged smartwatch “designed for life” with GPS and, …

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 announced

  I’ve still not really got “into” smart watches, but the new Galaxy Watch Active2 could well change my mind. For a start, it’s a very sexy looking thing and, whats more, it’ll do 4G connectivity too. There’s also two sizes – a 44mm and 40mm diameter watch, …

MiniFinder Nano wearable GPS personal alarm

Well, this does seem a bit pricey at £210, but it does include a 3 month subscription and we’re going to take a look and review the device very soon. This is a wearable GPS Personal Alarm which, once you’ve bought it and used up the 3 month …

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4G now on Vodafone

For a mere £22 per month you can now take calls, receive messages, take some calls, listen to music and get notifications – even without your phone – on a watch. The Galaxy Watch 4G is now available on Vodafone UK and it’ll use the very same data …

Mi Smart Band 4 now available

Those you who are into your fitness and want a tracker that gives you a little bit more than just some flashing lights or a step count, pay attention. Xioami have now just released the new Mi Smart Band 4 here in the Uk and you can buy …

Mobvoi TicWatch Pro – Review

So I have finished testing the standard TicWatch S2 and I was wondering how the TicWatch Pro would compare against this, fortunately, the kind people at TicWatch were able to send me over a TicWatch Pro to test out which was very good of them. For this review, …

Xiaomi Announce the Mi Smart Band 4 coming to Europe

In continuation of my current obsession with all things wearable, I have just seen that Xiaomi has announced their latest Band product in the form of the Mi Smart Band 4. This is a departure from the previous designs in that it now has a full-colour AMOLED display. …

TicWatch Pro reduced for Fathers Day

So you may have seen the TicWatch Pro unboxing that I posted a few days ago, and thought that might be a good present for your dad – or maybe you just fancied one yourself. Well, the good news is that if you fall into either of these …

Mobvoi TicWatch S2 – Review

Here at Coolsmartphone Towers, we do still like our wearables. It has been a rocky road for them though since their inception a few years back. They were expensive, and people didn’t really know what they were for. I have used a few different ones over the years …

TicWatch Pro – Unboxing

I have been testing the TicWatch S2 for the past few days whilst I have been away on holiday and I have been mightily impressed with it in general. There has however been one thing that has been slightly annoying me and that was the battery life of …

Mobvoi Ticwatch S2 – Unboxing

Today we have a new smartwatch to play with. It is the newest Ticwatch S2 from Mobvoi. Yes, I know the watch has been available for a little while already, but up until now, it has only been available in black. We have now got hold of the …

The TicWatch S2 and now the AI-powered TicPods. Dive in!

You may have heard of Mobvoi and their TicWatch S2. It’s powered by Wear OS and has a 1.39″ AMOLED 400 x 400 display. Inside, it’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 CPU and comes with 4GB of storage with 512MB of RAM. Plus, it looks bloody …

New Withings and Garmin watches announced at CES

There haven’t been many new smartwatches announced lately so the arrival of a few new devices at CES come as something of a relief. First up are two new watches from Withings.  If you recall, Withings arrived on the scene a few years ago with its hybrid fitness …

Your smartphone can now warm you up

What’s that you say? a new knitted wearable tech that heats up? That’ll keep you warm for up to 8 hours? That you can control with your smartphone? Well, sign me up for that baby. This one has just been launched on Kickstarter and is called SKIINCore. It’s a self-heating and wire-free …

Huawei Watch GT – Gallery Special

Android Wear was no-where to be found on the newly-announced Huawei Watch GT. Instead, and to aid battery life, they’ve gone with Huawei’s own “Lite OS” on a double chipset. Huawei tell us that it’ll have a two week battery life. Yes, two solid weeks. We quizzed Huawei …