Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch in 2018

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Today, with the Alfawise S2 in our review, I’d like to introduce you to a smartwatch somewhere between the smartwatch U8 and a Huawei watch in 2018.

While it’s based on similar technology to the cheap U8 (and the menus look almost identical), it almost looks as chic as the Huawei Watch.

Alfawise S2 Smart Watch

Price: $24.59

0.96 inch with 160 x 80 pixels, IP rating: IP67, Compatability: Android 4.4 / iOS 8.0 and above systems, Battery: 120mAh, Dialog 14585 Chipset

Alfawise S2 Smart Watch

Price: $24.59

0.96 inch with 160 x 80 pixels, IP rating: IP67, Compatability: Android 4.4 / iOS 8.0 and above systems, Battery: 120mAh, Dialog 14585 Chipset

In the detailed review, I’ll show you if she actually looks as chic as on the pictures in the shop, and if they can convince in everyday life. You also see all functions and clock faces. So let’s start our test with Alfawise S2.

Alfawise S2: Specifications

Display: 0.96 inches IPS with 160 x 80 pixels
CPU: Dialog 14585 Chipset
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS
Battery: 120mAh
Compatible OS: Android and iOS
Connections: Micro USB
Weight: 36 grams
Dimensions: 360 x 39.6 x 11.7 mm
IP rating: IP67
Price: $30

Alfawise S2: Design and Appearance

On the product photos e.g. GearBest has enjoyed the Alfawise S2, and it does not disappoint in reality.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

The Alfawise S2 in our analisis has round metal case is quite thick, but does not exaggerate due to the slight curves and looks classically elegant.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

The approximately 4mm wide edge around the display is doubled down by the known from the Motorola watches “flat foot”. Here is a whole centimeter placed between the display and the edge of the case.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

This not only looks ugly, it also interferes with the readability sensitive – between 22 and 36 you can only estimate the exact time with the analog dials since no scale is present and the minute hand is shown shortened.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Otherwise, the clock makes a solid and well-made impression. Even the mesh bracelet surprised me positively the hair-plucking effect normally used by such tapes happily stayed here completely.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

With the also available leather bracelet, the clock on the pictures looks even more chic, if only because this is thicker and thus better fits the big watch.

Alfawise S2: Display

As a rule, it is not intended to deduce externals from the interior, so the Alfawise S2 contradicts this philosophy.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Much like Motorola’s Smartwatch series, the Alfawise S2 does offer a completely round display.

Another factor is that with a total diameter of 39.6 mm, just 0.96 inches is left on the display and the rest of the surface is idle as a black display edge.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Even the resolution of 160 by 80 pixels in width can convince with clearly visible pixels little.

Alfawise S2: Hardware and Performance

Nevertheless, the Alfawise S2 shows strong colors and high brightness, which can be regulated.

The rest of the hardware of Alfawise S2 is made up of an unspecified Dialog 14585.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Although it is sufficient to display the time and messages, when you scroll through the menu, there are good.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

On the other hand, the support of Android and iOS as well as the waterproofing against splash water according to IP67 are nice.

Alfawise S2: Functionality

While the watch at least with the display off surprisingly close to a Huawei Watch (see test report Huawei Watch) comes up, you can not say this of the functionality.

There are no apps that you could install, so you are stuck on the built-in functions set. The same applies to the 6 existing dials.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Although the watch Alfawise S2 in the test provides a whole range of functions with the pedometer, heart rate monitor, sleep tracking, stopwatch, alarm, sound recorder, calculator, music control and camera remote control (including viewfinder on the clock). And its much of it is half-heartedly implemented.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Thus, the mobile phone stores with remote control over the clock, the images only in puny resolution (1280 x 768 pixels) and pedometer, heart rate monitor and sleep tracker must be awkward to manually start each time.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Ultimately, the main advantage of this wristwatch over a classic model is in the connected smartphone notifications it can display.

All clear: These are not nearly as annoying as the U8, the setting “vibrate only” works here as desired and the vibration is barely audible and discreet, but clearly felt.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

The usefulness of the notifications is extremely dependent on the apps on the smartphone.

The email app belonging to EmotionUI (Huawei, Honor) only generates an ad with the number of emails on several Alfawise S2 mails. There is no possibility, least of all See sender or subject of emails.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

So, notifications on the wrist are not fun. But with other apps, e.g. Aqua Mail, works much better, at least if you adjust the settings accordingly. With a bit of fumbling and patience, I found a usable setup on my Honor 5X.

Alfawise S2: Battery

Runtime is still one of the most important arguments in the smartwatch segment and is also considered the Achilles heel.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

If other smartwatches reach the maturity of one to two days, the Alfawise S2 in our analisis does even survive 5 days, and that with a roughly equal to the rivals with 120mAh battery. On average, the duration of the Alfawise S2 was about 1 week.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

The charging concept is simply designed by means of a magnetic connection on the back of the watch.

Alfawise S2: Conclusions and Reviews

The Alfawise S2 in our review should be especially interesting for users who do not want to spend a lot of money on a smartwatch but are willing to do without functionality.

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch for Low Price in 2018

Because of the possibilities of an Android Wear watch, the Alfawise S2 cannot compete in the least.

But she looks much better than even twice as expensive Android Wear colleagues.

Above all, it delivers notifications from the mobile phone to the wrist and with a little training, it is also satisfactory.

Alfawise S2: Price and Where to buy cheaper?

At the moment, you can already buy a watch Alfawise S2 at a good and low price for only $24.59.

So the price is really attractive and you will get a nice and stylish smartwatch, which in appearance is better than the more expensive Android Wear in 2018.

Alfawise S2 Smart Watch

Price: $24.59

0.96 inch with 160 x 80 pixels, IP rating: IP67, Compatability: Android 4.4 / iOS 8.0 and above systems, Battery: 120mAh, Dialog 14585 Chipset

Alfawise S2 Smart Watch

Price: $24.59

0.96 inch with 160 x 80 pixels, IP rating: IP67, Compatability: Android 4.4 / iOS 8.0 and above systems, Battery: 120mAh, Dialog 14585 Chipset

Alfawise S2 Review: Exciting Budget Smart Watch in 2018 was last modified: March 12th, 2018 by Boby Sanburn

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