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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?

Introduction:
• 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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