Mobvoi is a company known for its line of TicWatch Wear OS smartwatches, and today it took the wraps off of two more wearable devices.
The TicWatch E2 (above) and TicWatch S2 (below) are now official. One of the highlights of the new models is their focus on swimming activity, with a waterproof rating of 5ATM so that they can withstand being submerged in water up to 50 meters. They also come preloaded with a swim-monitoring mode to track your fitness while you're in the water.
Both models also boast an improved battery over their predecessors. Mobvoi has boosted the battery capacity of both models by 30 percent, packing a 415mAh battery pack into them.
Another notable change with the TicWatch E2 and S2 is the switch to a Qualcomm processor. While the original TicWatch E and TicWatch S used a MediaTek processor, the E2 and S2 both include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 chipset.
Mobvoi's new TicWatch models also each boast a 1.39-inch 400x400 AMOLED screen, GPS, heart rate sensor, polycarbonate watch case, and interchangeable 22mm strap. They come loaded with Google's Wear OS software.
Two critical pieces of information that we don't yet have are the TicWatch E2 and S2's launch date and pricing. Mobvoi does say that both models will launch "soon after CES", though, so those details should be revealed soon. For reference, the original TicWatch S normally retails for $199.99 and the TicWatch E sells for $159.99.
These new TicWatch smartwatches look like nice additions to the Wear OS family, offering a sporty focus for folks who want their wearable to be a workout partner. The inclusion of a Snapdragon Wear 2100 over the newer Snapdragon Wear 3100 is a bit of a bummer, but if Mobvoi is aggressive with its pricing for the TicWatch S2 and E2, they could still be interesting options for folks in the market for a new Wear OS smartwatch.