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Advantages of Smart Watch | disadvantages of Smart Watch

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of Smart Watch. It mentions Smart Watch advantages or benefits and Smart Watch disadvantages or drawbacks.

What are Smart Watch?

• The Smart watches are designed to perform many functions including receiving calls, dialing calls, replying to texts or emails, Scheduling of calender etc.
• It also provides health related measurements such as distance travelled by walking or running, heart rate etc.
• It usually consists of processor, wireless chip for wifi/bluetooth/cellular connectivities, GPS chip etc.
• It is available from various vendors at cost of about 30000 to 40000 INR.

Smart Watch Fitness Trackers

The figure-1 depicts popular smart watches from samsung, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Apple>> and fitbit.

Benefits or advantages of Smart Watch

Following are the benefits or advantages of Smart Watch:
➨It can be used in tandem with smart phone hence it allows switching between them. It helps in dialing calls and receiving calls.
➨The post paid number and plan can be shared with smart watch in order to avail unlimited data and voice calls.
➨It comes with wireless chip and hence can be used with cellular network and GPS network. It provides bluetooth, wifi and cellular connectivities.
➨It is very compact watch and less in weight.
➨It comes with hundreds of apps including fitness apps.
➨It consists of various sensors to provide heart rate and blood pressure measurements, calories burned, distance travelled, sleep monitoring etc.
➨It can be used in various modes viz. phone mode, bracelet mode and watch mode.
➨Smart watches are available in variety of colors to suit your fashion need.

Drawbacks or disadvantages of Smart Watch

Following are the drawbacks or disadvantages of Smart Watch:
➨The amount of data storage depends on memory size of your smart watch. Hence check it before buying based on your need otherwise it is difficult to store files.
➨Smart watches are pretty costly.
➨Some of the watches are not water resistant.
➨Touch screen is smaller compare to phone.
➨Battery life is short which is a concern.
➨One can not use a smart watch without a smart phone.

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