Ticwatch 2 started as a project on Kickstarter and raised 2 million dollars last year. It is a gesture-controlled smartwatch with a strip on the side of the face instead of the conventional touchscreen present in other smartwatches. It also has its operating system called the Ticwear OS which sets it apart from the Android Wear crowd.

Compatibility with both Android and iOS smartphones is assured as long as you are using iOS 8 or higher and Android 4.3 and upwards. The reason this smartwatch is unique is its innovation in bringing something new and different to the table. When it comes to smartwatch its either a hybrid or touchscreen device, this is a whole new idea, and it is intriguing.

Although you can tap and swipe the screen like other standard smartwatches, there is a touch sensitive-strip at the side referred to as the Ticwatch 2 Tickle. This allows you to select, scroll, change volume and zoom in and out as you wish all with the swipe of a finger. It is quick, intuitive, responsive and does not cover the screen.

It has a 1.4-inch display that is surrounded by a thin bezel giving the watch face a nice and civilised look. It has a sleek and slim minimalist smartwatch design unlike most bulky smartwatch design from other brands. The smartwatch is deceptively light and makes you feel you are not getting your money’s worth when you lift at first, however, on your wrist you will certainly feel happy you picked it. There are three models, an aluminium Active model which is the cheapest and goes for $200, a more expensive stainless steal Oak watch and the black stainless steel Onyx that goes for $299.

There is a vibrant screen with a 400 x 400 resolution OLED panel and an impressive pixel density of 287ppi to give a sharp and colourful display. The TicWear 4.0 interface definitely a looker and it has a pleasant display whether you are looking at background images for podcasts or you are reading a text from it. The display is also bright and vibrant enough to be seen conveniently in full sunlight or indoors with a dim lighting.

Ticwear is an Android-based operating system and pretty much has the same display except the Tickle strip feature though which is a distinguishing factor. There are also smartphone alerts from apps like Facebook and Whatsapp, which you can read in full and even decide to dismiss, reply to or open on the phone.The watch face as some available customisation like the date and local weather or showing activity stats. Like in smartphone a swipe down on the watch face reveals series of quick access screens like weather, music player, quick settings, and on-demand heart rate.

It uses Mobvoi’s voice recognition software which used by Android Wears in China, and the command is “Ok Tico”. Voice controls can be turned on in settings or swipe left from the watch face to access the voice command.The default for voice queries in includes an on-screen display of the information asked as well as reading it out. Also, Mobvoi stated that contactless payment is available using the built-in NFC chip. It has a 300mAh battery that gets you through the day and a half at maximum, but this is dependent on usage.

What is The Current Ticwatch 2 Price and Availability Status?

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