Wear OS sees its universe of smart watches renewed with the Mobvoi’s new smartwatch, the TicWatch Pro 3. The brand launches the Snapdragon Wear 4100 with a high quality proposal, sporty design, with the double screen that characterizes the TicWatch Pro and with a good price for the performance of the watch.
Mobvoi is one of the brands that has done the most to revitalize Wear OS, an operating system for smart watches that demanded better processor performance. Qualcomm wanted to change that lack with the platform Snapdragon Wear 4100, an SoC that finally lived up to what we expected in Wear OS. And we already have one of the first devices with this processor, the TicWatch Pro 3. The smartwatch points ways, you just have to see its excellent table of features.
TicWatch Pro 3 datasheet
TICWATCH PRO 3
AMOLED 1.44 inches (400 x 400 pixels)
Snapdragon Wear 4100
RAM / STORAGE
1GB / 8GB
Wear OS by Google
Bluetooth 4.2 LE
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
47 x 48 x 12.2 mm
IP68, heart sensor, oximeter, Google Pay, barometer
More power with the dual screen feature
The first thing that catches your eye is the premiere of the Snapdragon Wear 4100, an SoC that presents a notable improvement in performance and efficiency over the previous one. TicWatch Pro 2020. Manufactured in 12 nm, with four 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex A53 cores tailored to the needs of clocks and a coprocessor tasked with low-performance tasks. Thanks to these characteristics, Mobvoi ensures that the TicWatch Pro 3 lasts about three days of use with the color AMOLED screen and up to 45 days in basic watch use. And with the liquid crystal overlay display, one of the keys to the Pro series.
Yes, the TicWatch Pro 3 maintains the dual screen characteristic of the range in order to offer lower consumption thanks to the option of switch between full color AMOLED panel and monochrome liquid crystal display. The second saves a significant amount of energy while promoting visibility outdoors, also using the always-on screen. In addition, Mobvoy ensures that it has improved the operation of the double screen in the TicWatch Pro 3: the system ‘Dual Display 2.0‘It has an intelligent mode (Smart Mode) with autonomy of up to 72 hours and an essential mode (Essential Mode) where the watch dispenses with the superfluous to offer basic use. In this mode the autonomy reaches 45 days, always according to Mobvoi figures.
The TicWatch Pro 3 is a sporty looking watch with two physical buttons on the right side, stainless steel case, offers a silicone strap and keeps the heart rate reader constant on the bottom of the device. In addition, Mobvoi incorporates oximeter, barometer, offers a complete global positioning system, does not dispense with mobile payments with Google Pay and it also includes a remarkable number of its own applications and services, both to monitor health and to record exercise. All without losing the protection against dust and water IP68; which allows the watch to also be used for swimming.
The TicWatch Pro 3 has seen its thickness and weight reduced compared to the previous generation without diminishing its battery for this reason: this goes up to 577 mAh. It is based on Wear OS, has Google Assistant, offers Google Play on the watch and Mobvoi adds a collection of exclusive watch faces with which to customize the appearance of the screen.
TicWatch Pro 3 price and availability
The watch has been presented today and can also begin to be purchased today: Mobvoi offers the TicWatch Pro 3 on its Online store and on pages like Amazon. Its price is 299.99 euros.
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