Thin round T8 Mini, T8, T8 Pro smart watch 2024 trio, early review.

The original T8 is being replaced by a new trio of a 7.5% narrower T8 Mini, a T8 and a T8 Pro with speaker and mics for BT-calls.

These are ad renderings images of the T8 Mini and Pro where I scaled the dial by 87% resp. 92% to get the actual display to case ratio(!!), and scaled them too correct relative case size

 

Like the T8original post, this is likely to be an ongoing project for a while.

Latest updates: Review from T8 Mini moved over, and menu images added, rearranged stuff, TL;DR, more bookmarks…

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A really THIN 6 weeks Smart watch, “T8”, (And “R18”)

(here with a loop band)

Merely 7.8mm thick (6.9 excluding small protrusion, and down to 4.0mm at the edge), AMOLED with AOD.

By far the most wearable smart watch I’d ever seen!!

ADD 20240405: I got an upcoming narrower T8 Mini. that is part of a trio replacing the original T8, see review here.

UPDATE: I have revised this thread to include the various updates from the over a year I have used it.

Currently at $25 including shipping…. Even better stamina than expected, six weeks! (less nine hours)
(This post is an ongoing project, the last change was 20240409 on 12% different weight between 1.00_24 and 1.00_23 )

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Cheap smart watches from AliExpress, primarily round, late 2022 and 2023

Ordered some cheap (<£40) smart watches from AliExpress in the late fall of 2022. and 2023.

First I was surprised that it was even possible to get smart watches in decent sizes, though we do not see them ‘in the west’.

Many, but not all, I bought were crap, here a collage of the crappy ones:

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Xiaomi Smart Band 7 Pro vs Huawei Band 7(/6)

Xiaomi Smart Band Pro 7 has a larger display in roughly same size case and is MUCH more expensive than Huawei Band 7. Adds a few extra features, and has bad band attachment.


(updated on the inferior software and DST a week later – and again a week later after a factory reset…)

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