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S928 / Makibes G01 (Inspection )

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(also known as the Makibes G01) is a sub-$100 fitness tracker with heartbeat monitor. Depending on where you buy it, the s928 sports watch can cost anywhere between $60 and $95 shipped.

With that price range, the S928 could be described as a midsize Fitness tracker being a bit more advanced than basic versions (that have only pedometer and sleep monitoring works ) and less advanced than more expensive trackers such as the Xiaomi Amazfit.

s928 sports watch

Product Highlights GPS tracking Technology)

  •     Pedometer, barometer, altimeter and thermometer functions
  •     1 inch monochrome display (128 x 128 pixels)
  •     Android / iOS compatibility (HPlus Watch program )
  •     Battery with 20 hours Standby time (2 hours charging time)
  •     Replaceable silicone strap
  •     Heart rate alarms (upper and lower limits)
  •     Sleep monitor
  •     Sedentary reminder

    Task modes:

  1.         Pedometer
  2.         Hiking
  3.         Running
  4.         Walking
  5.         Cycling

Smartphone messaging alerts Magnetic charging dock

    Despite having a cheap price , the S928 is Really constructed well and the silicone straps are very comfortable. The strapsare offered in orange or black, are also replaceable which is yet another plus point. Even though it appears In your wrist, the S928 doesn’t feel bulky.

    The buttons are well-placed and have beep and a nice tactile feel When pressed. Although care ought to be taken while using the S928 structure is very good. I’ve worn it a few times when taking a shower and moisture was able to creep in the fog and watch up the screen from the inside. This is not That said . It could probably withstand light showers and drizzle when biking or running but nothing more intense than that.

    The display quality of the black display of this S928 is good. Text and numbers seem sharp although I feel that contrast is its weakest aspect. There are 16 levels for contrast and I discover. Viewing angles are good as long as you place the contrast to 16. In low light, the screen has a button for a backlight that works quite well.

    Besides the heart rate sensor and pedometer, the S928 has lots of Other characteristics that cater to adventure and outdoor pursuits. It has sensors that let you know temperature, the atmosphere pressure and elevation you’re at. It also has a sedentary reminder and alerts which can be put for upper and lower target heart rates during exercise. The reminder that is sedentary works by alerting you such as sitting at a desk for hours once you’re not going much.

The S98 has several actions tracking modes — pedometer

 Walking, hiking, running and cycling. Each task mode is capable of data areas applicable to the action itself. The hiking mode, for example, shows time, distance traveled, calories burnt, steps taken and altitude obtained. When you’ve finished a hiking trip and save the action document, you can view these information areas on the watch or about the app on your smartphone.

    When you’re able to toggle through a 3-set data field screen that shows various particulars. For example, when cycling the screen shows you info fields such as elapsed time, current speed, distance traveled, calories burned off and heartbeat.

    Although construct quality and menu navigation is very good, the S928 Is delivered using a quick user guide that is written completely in Chinese that makes it difficult to understand what some of the icons in the menu mean if you don’t read Chinese. Even after a few months of using it, I’m still unsure what some of the menu icons mean.