Gosh, That Ultra Looks Pretty Nifty

Up until a a few minutes ago, I thought my good old Nano (that has 18 built-in selectable watch dials) is all I need when I have a hankering to wear around some kind of smart watch. Until now.

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Man! This new Ultra has a sapphire crystal, is made of titanium, has 100M water resist, and boasts a 36 hour battery life under normal use. Plus, supposedly the dial is now large enough for my ailing eye balls. 

Apple…why dost thou beset my soul with such senses of quandary?!

What do you guys think? Does this new Ultra spark any dried kindling under your fire pit of curiosity?

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Just kidding, if I had to buy / own / wear a smart watch it'd be the Ultra

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Yeah and it‘s great with a blue suit!! But I’m not wearing anything in this photo 😉😘

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I'me very intrigued, but I think I'm going to wait for the price to drop when the Ultra 2 comes out.

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I'me very intrigued, but I think I'm going to wait for the price to drop when the Ultra 2 comes out.

That may be a wise call.

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Blasphemy I say, pure Blasphemy!!!!  😉

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That Nano is what's up, I gotta dig mine out of the closet and rehabilitate it 

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It's very good looking for a smart watch!

Some things to consider:

It's not as good looking as an actual watch. I think most people would agree.

The heart rate tracking bump sucks for comfort.

It will become landfill after a short time because the battery isn't replaceable.

36 hours isn't really what you get. It's what you get when it's brand new (will get weaker with time) and only if you're willing to actually let it drain to 0. Most likely you'll get anxious about the battery far before that if you're using it as your main watch. 

Most of the million features aren't really that useful on a wrist and are done much better with the phone in your pocket.

For a fraction of the price you can get digital features that are actually useful in a watch - and it will last for decades. This one for example is titanium, solar, sapphire, radio controlled for 160 bucks. 

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And my favorite reason to reduce the number of lithium batteries in my house - these devices can and do catch fire once in a while. If you notice in time it's probably not the end of the world, especially if you have a quick release band. But if it's out of sight while being stored or charged then it can burn down the house. 

Just not worth it in my opinion. All my lithium stuff gets stored in a metal container or in an area that's not flammable when I'm not home. Kind of a pain in the butt.

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Its a good add on to your collection. Yes, i know that this will become obselete once it is EOL but that will be roughly 8-10 years down the road.

You can either do a proper recycle or dismantle it and have all the parts displayed in a frame. Looks cool too.

I would have one to track my fitness and all the good stuff.