Zeblaze Vibe 3 is a sporty and fitness smartwatch that has one of the longest battery life amongst modern day smartwatches. The Vibe 3 comes in a fashionable rugged design a feature that makes it an ideal choice for men. It a great choice if you are making your first entry into the smartwatch tsunami. The vibe 3 was released in 2017 and runs on a proprietary OS.
Zeblaze Vibe 3 Full Specifications
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|Device name||Zeblaze Vibe 3|
|Device type||Sporty smartwatch|
|Predessesor||Zeblaze Vibe 2|
|Successor||Zeblaze Vibe 3 HR|
|Released date||August, 2017|
|Display type||LCD FSTN|
|Display size||1.24 inches|
|Input type||Four buttons|
|Dimension||50 x 50 x 14.8 mm|
|Casing material||DLC（Drilling Carbon Coating）|
|Screen protection||Corning Gorilla glass 4|
|Water resistant||IP67 and 5ATM|
|Color(s)||Black, slate and burgundy|
|Internal storage||2 weeks data storage|
|Memory card slot||--|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth smart v4.0 LE|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes|
|Operating system (OS)||Propreitary OS|
|Type of battery||Lithium polymer battery|
|Battery life||Standby: 33 months , Mixed usage: 3 months +|
|Charging time||About 1 hr|
|Compatibility||Android 4.4 or later.|
iOS 8.0 or later.
|Customizable watch face||--|
|Zeblaze Vibe 3|
|Strap + screwdriver|
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Zeblaze Vibe 3 Features
The Vibe 3 is rugged, compact and with one of the most fashionable designs you will find in the smartwatch market. It will look great as sporty wear or a casual wear and its ideal for both men and women.
The Vibe 3 is built for durability to withstand tough conditions. The body is made of 316L top grade stainless steel and silica gel straps that are interchangeable with 26mm strap sizes. It is not touchscreen, but has 4 buttons, two on each side which aids in the easy navigation of the interface. Going by the display, it has a 1.22inches screen size that is powered by FSTN a category type of LCD display that is visible even under sunlight.
The Zeblaze vibe 3 has the honor of being one of the very few smartwatches with moderate to high-end functions that boosts of battery life over one year. The vibe 3 uses a CR2450 (Japan Maxell) type of battery. The battery life according to Zeblaze will stay up for over 33months on standby mode. while mixed usage will reduce the battery life to 3 months. The long battery life of Vibe 3 can be attributed to the LCD display used which consumes very little energy compared to other type of display tech.
The Zeblaze Vibe 3 is water resistant and it is rated IP67 which means it passed the 1.5 meters under water for 30 minutes test. The vibe 3 is splash proof. However Zeblaze vibe 3 is not recommended for swimming. You can’t track your swimming activities with this device.
Unfortunately there is no HRM built in to the Vibe 3, this means you might have to rely on an app to monitor heart rate . In that case the accuracy will be far from accurate when compared to an inbuilt HRM. However the Vibe 3 comes with a pedometer which lets you track your steps, an accelerometer that lets you track speed, distance and more. There is also a sedentary reminder that reminds you to move.
Unfortunately there is no inbuilt GPS that comes with the Vibe 3 .
Notifications & Application
Zebalze vibe 3 is a perfect companion that lets you easily stay updated with notifications from your phone. If there is a new notification on your phone you get notified via a vibration once its connected to a compatible Android or iOS phone.
Zeblaze Vibe 3 is compatible with both Android and iOS phones. The device runs on a proprietary OS. There is no payment system supported on the Vibe 3 since there is no NFC chip inbuilt. The Vibe 3 is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. This includes android 4.4 or later and iOS 8.0 or later.
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