The massive Ticwris Max 4G is like a smartphone on your wrist
The newly released Ticwris Max 4G is like strapping a smartphone to your wrist. The massive device comes with a 2.86-inch widescreen display for all your browsing needs.
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The timepiece very much resembles the LEMFO LEM T. This is another smartwatch with an almost equally humongous display.
Is there a market for such watches? We’re not so sure. Can you imagine yourself doing a run with one of these things strapped to your wrist? Mind you, it does have the usual fitness tracking sensors including heart rate. In all honesty, it all looks a bit ridiculous.
The device measures 75.2mm x 52mm x 16.6mm. This is enough to fit a 2.86 inch TFT screen with 640 x 480 of resolution. Ticwris Max weighs 153 grams, so it might give your wrist a bit of a workout which could be seen as a positive.
The IP67 waterproof body is made of metal with two physical buttons on the side, while the 32mm strap is available in silicone. On-board there’s an 8MP front-facing camera for HD video calls and an Applesque facial recognition unlock system. It apparently has an algorithm with the capacity to extract 1,068 facial features.
As you’d expect, the largest smartwatch in the world comes with an enormous 2,880 mAh battery. Typical smartwatches have batteries that are one tenth of this capacity. However, the size of the screen makes the thing very power hungry so the watch will run only between five and seven days.
Ticwris is powered by a MediaTek quad-core processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, and runs Android 7.1. There’s also integrated GPS, 4G connectivity, Wi-Fi, and a slot for SIM card so you can make telephone calls. No microSD card slot, NFC or USB port, though.
We’re not really sure who the watch is aimed for but the ludicrous concept is reportedly attracting interest in Asia. Considering the specs, Ticwris has a surprisingly low price of $160 on Gearbest. But then again, you could just get yourself a smartphone.
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5 thoughts on “The massive Ticwris Max 4G is like a smartphone on your wrist”
“the watch will run only between five and seven days” seriously! that crushes any smart device out there right now. You are biased AF…
Look beyond Wear OS watches – you’ll find those with a couple of weeks to a few months battery life. Most in the high-end Garmin range run for a few weeks.
Many reviewers went rabid when the Samsung Note first came out, citing how people would look rediculous using such a big phone.
Well, it took the whole mobile world with it to ever increasing screen sizes, and forced tablets out of being the go-to large-screen device.
The problem was that such reviewers thought they knew what was best for people, and even ignored the praise that actual users heaped on the device.
I only came across one of those reviewers who actually apologised for being such an dickhead.
Moral of the story: Being big when most people think small doesn’t mean that there isn’t a large part of the population that will put up with the size just because it is more useful for viewing the internet and other stuff.
I’m actually looking for something like this … a wearable and rugged smartphone … for my adult son with autism. It would be perfect for him! However, I’m having a hard time finding a phone network that will connect it and sell us a plan.
My watch will not power on and won’t charge!Am I the only person with this issue