Mobvoi Information Technology Company Limited debuts a grand portfolio of its wearables and an audio device in Nepal scheduled anytime next week. The wearables include TicWatch GTX, TicWatch C2+, TicWatch C2, TicWatch E2, TicWatch Pro 2020, and TicWatch S2, whilst the audio device is the TicPods ANC.
Based in Beijing, China, Mobvoi has been selling and developing consumer electronics and Chinese voice recognition, natural language processing, and vertical search technology in-house.
In Nepal, Barun Enterprises, a Sharda Group subsidiary is distributing all the Mobvoi products. You can exclusively buy Mobvoi products in Nepal from Daraz Online Shopping.
Here, we will take a look at each TicWatch and the TicPods ANC in brief.
Mobvoi Wearables in Nepal
Mobvoi TicWatch GTX
The Mobvoi TicWatch GTX comes with a 1.28-inch TFT screen with 240 x 240 pixels resolution. It uses a 40Mhz RLC8762C chipset coupled with 160KB RAM and 16MB ROM.
The highlights include 14 different workout modes — Outdoor Run, Outdoor Cycling, Jump Rope, Swimming, Indoor Walking, Rowing, FreeStyle, Mountain Climbing, Indoor Run, Gymnastics, Soccer, Basketball, Indoor Cycling, and Yoga; custom watch faces; and a 200mAh cell delivering battery life up to 7 days with regular use and up to 10 days with power saving mode on. The battery takes approximately 2 hours to be fully charged.
Other features include a heart sensor and an accelerometer, Bluetooth 5.0, vibration mode, and a Tilt-to-wake gesture. It’s available in Black color.
The TicWatch GTX price in Nepal is Rs. 9,999.
Mobvoi TicWatch C2+
The Mobvoi TicWatch C2+ has a 1.3-inch AMOLED screen with 360 x 360 pixels resolution. It powers on a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset coupled with 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM while runs on Google’s Wear OS with a bunch of Google features — assistant, maps, translate, pay, and fit.
The performance is accredited to the 1GB RAM, while alongside it supports NFC payments and health tracking with advanced heart rate and fitness tracking.
Besides that, it includes Bluetooth 4.1, built-in GPS, sensors such as an accelerometer, gyroscope, and heart-rate.
The price of the TicWatch C2+ in Nepal is Rs. 35,999.
Mobvoi TicWatch C2
The Mobvoi TicWatch C2 brings a 1.3-inch AMOLED screen with 360 x 360 pixels resolution. Powering this watch is a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset paired with 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM while runs on Google’s Wear OS with a bunch of Google features — assistant, maps, translate, pay, and fit.
The TicWatch C2 has 512MB RAM alongside NFC contactless payments and health tracking with advanced heart rate and fitness tracking.
Other features include Bluetooth 4.1, built-in GPS, sensors such as an accelerometer, gyroscope, and heart-rate.
You can purchase the TicWatch C2 for a price of Rs. 32,499 in Nepal.
Mobvoi TicWatch E2
The Mobvoi TicWatch E2 is introduced as a go-to fitness and swimming companion. It’s lightweight and comfortable with proactive sports modes.
The wearable carries a 1.39-inch AMOLED screen with 400 x 400 pixels resolution.
It’s waterproof up to 5ATM, hence swim-ready up to 50m. While you miss the NFC payments, it incorporates a bunch of features including Google voice assistant, interchangeable silicone strap, 415mAh cell, and sensors such as an accelerometer, gyroscope, heart-rate sensor, and low latency off-body sensor. It’s available in Shadow color.
The TicWatch E2 price in Nepal is Rs. 25,999
Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 2020
The TicWatch Pro 2020 flaunts a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 400 x 400 pixels resolution and FSTN display.
It runs on Google’s Wear OS while powered on a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear processor accompanied by 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM.
For connectivity, we are getting Bluetooth 4.2 alongside 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11bgn.
Other features include NFC payments via Google Pay, IP68 rating, speaker, and a 415mAh cell chargeable via dock with a USB cable and battery life up to 2-5 days in smart mode, 30 days in essential mode, and between 2-30 days in mixed usage.
Similarly, the sensors include an accelerometer, gyro, magnetic sensor, PPG heart rate sensor, ambient light sensor, and low latency off-body sensor.
The TicWatch Pro 2020 is the most expensive of the bunch and it’ll cost you Rs. 41,499 in Nepal. There’s also a toned-down variant that costs Rs. 33,999.
Mobvoi TicWatch S2
The TicWatch S2 boasts a 1.39-inch AMOLED screen with 400 x 400 pixels resolution. Running the show inside is a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear chipset with Google’s Wear OS out of the box.
The watch has US military-grade durability, 2-day battery life, proactive sports modes, 24 hours heart-rate monitor, built-in GPS, and waterproof up to 5ATM.
Similarly, the sensors incorporated are accelerometer alongside gyroscope, heart-rate sensor, and low latency off-body sensor.
You can buy the TicWatch S2 in Nepal for Rs. 27,499.
Mobvoi Earbuds in Nepal
Mobvoi TicPods ANC
The Mobvoi TicPods ANC weighs 5g/pcs and comes with a 26.1 x 60 x 62.2 mm charging case that weighs 42g and includes a USB-Type C charging port, and a full charging base enabling more than 2 full charges to the earbuds with 1.5 hours of charging time.
Besides, the TicPods ANC features active noise cancellation with a quiet mode that is able to eliminate environmental noise up to 35dB, hence achieving a noise-canceling effect of up to 40dB.
The earbuds are IPX5 rated for water and sweat resistance and long battery life delivering up to 21 hours of playtime with the 3.7V 400mAh charging case — up to 6 hours of playtime with ANC off, up to 5 hours of playtime with ANC on, and 2.5 times of full charges with the charging case.
It even supports touch control for music, phone calls, and voice assistance.
The TicPods ANC true wireless earbuds costs Rs. 13,499 in Nepal.
Though the prices seems a bit more a price sensitive market like Nepal, we are already seeing some promising wearables and earbuds, highly competitive with existing brands like Accurate, Xiaomi, Huawei, as well as big players like Samsung bringing in their wearables, audio, and other accessories one after another in the Nepalese market.