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Old 2nd October 2016, 14:27   #166
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IMO 38mm would be suitable. Plus I would always go ahead with rose gold for my lady any time than silver . Attaching a picture from google to see the difference, it's not a huge difference however it's visible. Make your choice.

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Couldn't be more helpful! The rose gold it is! Thanks! In half a mind to keep the silver for myself but already have a first gen Moto 360 and dont see a reason to really change.
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Old 16th January 2017, 03:43   #167
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anybody here bought/considered Fossil Q Nate Hybrid Smartwatch?
I've been on the fence for long and pushed the decision to buy a Smartwatch till something sensible came along. This for me was a Mechanical Watch with 'Smart'ness added. No touchscreen business.

Withings Activete did come very close featurewise but not cost. the Fossil Q Nate has the right appeal factor from both form and function aspects.
any input would be great.

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Was never into Smart watches, but made an impromptu purchase.

Series2 42mm Aluminium; haven't explored it much yet, but the battery lasts 2-3 days with my usage.
More details as I explore it
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I am using a Fitbit Charge 2 since mid December. Got it from the US and its priced absurdly over here.

The band works well, is comfortable to wear and has certainly doubled/ tripled my daily activity. More than the the device, it is the app which is class leading. The sleep tracker is insane!

A bunch of my colleagues also joined the club afterwards and now we have a very active group which helps to get out of the bed or chair for a walk.
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Am about to change my Moto360 Gen1 battery this week. Got the replacement from the US for 15$ but it seems it has to be a DIY as none in india have any experience in this. Also it seems the IP rating gets destroyed.

Does anyone have any inputs?
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Any users of the Huawei watch in here?
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It is one year since I bought the Alcatel one touch smart watch. I wanted to try out a smartwatch but was not keen to spend too much on it. So the Alcatel one touch watch at around 5400(post discount) in Flipkart sounded just fine for me. I have been impressed by this watch and found it great value for money. I need to download Alcatel's "MOVE" app from ios/playstore. Pairing is easy and seamless. Charging is fast, 100% charge in 45 mins and battery lasts for about two and half days for me.
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USB charger included in the strap itself. Very convenient as I dont have to carry any additional cable
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It has the usual fitness bundle - Pedometer, calorie count, distance measurement, lap timer, stop watch, Pulse rate sensor, compass. There is a sleep timer too!
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It has a limited range of watch faces available on the app. Notifications are limited to messages and calls. I can reject or accept calls but cannot reply to messages. I can only read them. It doesnt sync other app notifications. I actually find it advantageous as it doesnt beep often. It can tell the phone to play music, control phone camera and also has a phone finder.
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It does have some negatives too.
The touch sensitivity is not as good as the apple watch.
The watch display comes on when I turn the wrist towards me, but the amount of turn required is more than the apple watch, so I often have to really twist the wrist to see the time.
The strap is not very flexible and stands a bit rigid. It has a metal clip which can cause a bit of discomfort at times. Lastly I have no idea of the service, spare strap availability etc.
I have recently been gifted an Apple watch, but still tend to prefer the Alcatel as I find it more convenient to charge and use on a day to day basis. Not to forget the tremendous value for money.
Now I find it retailing for 7000 in flipkart and about 20000 in Amazon which makes my price of 5400 a steal!!
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