AI corporate Mobvoi has presented the latest member to its maximum modest smartwatch line, within the TicWatch E3.

Like its predecessors, the E3 is a circular-faced smartwatch working Google’s Put on OS and aiming to function a well timed replace at the similar well-rounded recipe that the road is understood for, at a aggressive value.

What units the E3 except older entries in E sequence – and the vast majority of the remainder of the smartwatch crowd – is its adoption of Qualcomm’s newest and biggest wearable-focused chipset, the Snapdragon Put on 4100.

In spite of the 4100 having being introduced roughly a yr in the past, smartwatch makers were inexplicably reluctant to embody this tailored silicon on their next technological timepieces.

Mobvoi has been one thing of a renegade on this regard, then again, by way of being one of the most first producers to combine a Put on 4100 chipset into one among its smartwatches, with the release of the TicWatch Professional 3 again in September 2020 – 3 months after the SoC’s unencumber.

The TicWatch E3 dietary supplements its succesful core with a bevvy of sensors, together with key options absent from 2019’s TicWatch E2, like NFC (for contactless bills by means of Google Pay).

Different tool and {hardware} highlights come with consistent center charge, sleep, rigidity and blood oxygen saturation tracking, in addition to IP68-certified mud and water resistance, GPS, an built-in microphone and speaker, and interchangeable silicone straps (to be had in black, Neon Yellow and Ashy Blue).

Mobvoi’s built-in TicMotion health app additionally presented 30-minute HIIT exercises, to make bigger at the current well being choices to be had in parallel with Put on OS’ local health options, whilst TicCare will let customers proportion health stats; so friends and family can stay tabs on one anothers’ wellbeing or problem every different to express objectives.

The TicWatch E3 went on sale on 16 June, on sale from Mobvoi’s personal web site and Amazon, for £179.99/€199.99/US$199.99.