The TicWatch E3 smartwatch is discounted, and the new price makes it the cheapest Snapdragon Wear 4100 Wear OS watch. You’ll also get Wear OS 3.
Mobvoi offers a limited time offer on the TicWatch E3 which makes it the cheapest Wear OS smartwatch with the Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor at the moment. The watch launched earlier this year and has some pretty good features at an affordable price.
The Snapdragon Wear 4100 is the chipset of choice for most manufacturers who will launch a Wear OS smartwatch in 2021. Except for Samsung, whose Galaxy Watch 4 is powered by an internal Exynos processor, this Qualcomm chipset, along with its brother, the Snapdragon Wear 4100+, is what one would find in most of the Wear OS smartwatches announced this year.
The TicWatch E3 is a round dial watch that launched in June 2021 for $ 199.99. While it has sold for less than that price since its launch, the current Mobvoi deal that sees the price drop to $ 139.99 is the lowest drop ever, at least in the US during the Double 11 Shopping. Festival earlier this month, it was available for less than $ 120 on AliExpress with a combination of discount and coupons from the official store. Right now, it may even be bought for around $ 119 from the ecommerce store. However, those in the US can grab it. the Mobvoi website and Amazon for $ 139.99.
A cheaper alternative to the Galaxy Watch 4
The TicWatch E3 is a cheaper alternative to the Galaxy Watch 4, which is also discounted at the time of writing. However, the lower price means you’re missing out on the main health features that Samsung’s smartwatch boasts, such as fall detection, ECG, blood pressure monitoring, and a bioactive sensor for body composition. The 1.3-inch HD screen of the TicWatch E3 is also LCD, and its case is made of polycarbonate and fiberglass, unlike the Galaxy Watch 4 which has an AMOLED screen and an aluminum case.
The Mobvoi watch has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The IP68-rated watch supports more than 20 sports modes, including High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and along with sleep tracking, it can also measure heart rate (24/7) and blood oxygen level . It works with Wear OS 2, but is among the watches to be updated to Wear OS 3. There’s Google Assistant on board, NFC with Google Pay support, 2.4GHz WLAN, and GPS. It also has a speaker and microphone so users can take calls on the watch. The battery life is said to be 72 hours, but it can go up to 45 days in Essential mode. The TicWatch E3 is compatible with Android and iOS devices, unlike the Galaxy Watch 4 which only works with Android. It is available in Panther Black, but Mobvoi offers 20mm replaceable straps in a variety of colors.