Tag Archive: Ticwatch

TicWatch S2, E2, and C2 getting updates to reduce system lag

The update will also come to the TicWatch Pro at some point in the future.

What you need to know Mobvoi is rolling out an update for the TicWatch S2, E2, and C2. The update fixes system lag and upgrades some pre-installed apps. The always-on display is also now turned off by default.

Mobvoi makes some of the better Wear OS watches on the market right now, and on July 18, the company announced an over-the-air update  [Read More…]

The TicWatch Pro 4G is still huge, but at least it’s faster

Last summer’s TicWatch Pro is back with some minor adjustments, but not the biggest one we needed.

When I reviewed the TicWatch Pro last summer, I was enchanted by its hybrid screen, but on my lanky wrist, it looked like I’d stolen an Omnitrix or was hiding some superhero weapon inside it. It was a big watch with battery for days thanks to the LCD always-on mode, but it wasn’t exceptionally fast or powerful.

It’s been a  [Read More…]

Mobvoi leaks the ‘new TicWatch Pro’ with likely LTE support on Verizon

The current TicWatch Pro was released in July 2018.

What you need to know Mobvoi accidentally leaked its “new TicWatch Pro.” The watch will likely support LTE, calls, and texts on Verizon. It’s unclear how much it’ll cost or when it’ll launch.

One of the best Wear OS watches of last year was the Mobvoi TicWatch Pro. Thanks to a slip-up on Mobvoi’s part, we’ve now gotten our first look at what appears to be the watch’s  [Read More…]

Mobvoi TicWatch S2 review: Decent rugged smartwatch letdown by Wear OS

The TicWatch S2 is a decent option if you’re in the market for an affordable Wear OS smartwatch, but that’s not saying much.

Wear OS hasn’t gotten much love recently, and while Google rolled out a new Tiles feature that easily lets you view news headlines and your fitness goals, the platform as a whole needs an overhaul. Wear OS 2.0 was introduced last year, and while it brought forth a new interface, the underlying problems with  [Read More…]

Fitbit Versa Lite vs. TicWatch S2: Which should you buy?

So, you want a smartwatch? Awesome! However, with so many to choose from, how can you ever decide which one to buy? At AC, we test out every wearable we can get our hands on to help you find the gadget that’s perfect for you.

Fitness focused Fitbit Versa Lite

$ 160 at Fitbit

Pros Lightweight, slim design Available in fun colors Powerful fitness/health features Over four days of battery life Slightly more affordable Cons Doesn’t  [Read More…]

$20 and a lot of style separate the Galaxy Watch Active and TicWatch S2

When it comes to wearables, it’s all about balancing form and function, size and sensibility. I’ve worn macho manacles and lithe lovelies in my quest for the perfect wearable, and while I still haven’t found, there’s at least more reasonably-sized watches these day.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Thin and fit

$ 200 at Amazon

Pros Wonderful AMOLED display Qi charging Samsung Pay Comfy, lightweight design Cons Tizen OS still annoying at times Lower-end battery life [Read More…]

Mobvoi TicWatch S2: The best budget Wear OS watch

Apple iPhone owners have it easy. Do you want a smartwatch to pair with your smartphone? You buy an Apple Watch and go about your way. The Apple Watch is shockingly good and it stands as the only reason I carry the iPhone as my secondary device.

If you’re on team Android, the field is a lot more muddled.

You have plenty of options, but there are few distinguishing details aside from price tag. Most of the watches currently on  [Read More…]

The Fossil Sport easily laps the TicWatch Pro

Wear OS gets its fair share of criticisms — and rightly so — but it’s still the wearable platform that best fits my life, and these are two of the best Wear OS watches you can buy right now. Only one can grace your wrist, though, and I’m here to help you pick the proper partner for your workouts and notifications.

Fossil Sport

Sleek style

$ 255 at Fossil

Pros Compact, comfy size with scrolling crown  [Read More…]

Mobvoi TicWatch S2 vs. E2: Which should you buy?

As an avid smartwatch user that’s not an avid spender, I’ve been using Mobvoi’s affordable TicWatch models for over a year and I’ve gotten to know its latest watches very, very well. Let me help you decide between its latest budget smartwatches.

Mobvoi Ticwatch S2

Ruggedly handsome

$ 180 at Amazon

Pros Decent specs at an affordable price 5 ATM waterproof Certified military-grade durability Two color options Cons Rugged look is a big garish More expensive  [Read More…]

Best Replacement Bands for TicWatch E2 and S2

The straps on your Ticwatch E2 and S2 should already be pretty sturdy, but if you’re the kind of person who values being prepared and looking good, no matter the situation, then having some extra straps for your watch might be the way to go. Of course, it isn’t just about making a fashion statement. These straps will be useful in case of damage, or if you’re looking for a more comfortable fit than the straps that you’ve got now.

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