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Haier G6 Smartwatch Review

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The market of smartwatches is crowded and we have a bunch of products that are produced by smaller Chinese companies. Haier G6 is one of the offerings that cost just above $50 and looks like a great gadget on paper. Learn more in our full review.

Thanks to Tomtop for sending Haier G6 for a review.

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Haier G6 Smartwatch Review: UNBOXING

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In the box, there is a magnetic charger and some instruction manuals.

Haier G6 Smartwatch Review: DESIGN and DISPLAY

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The Haier G6 smartwatch is not a standalone smartwatch as it may look like but it has quite a few features. As far as design and build quality goes, it is pretty good as the watch itself uses a metal ring.

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However, the PU leather strap feels kind of cheap and it may wear off quite soon.

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We have a built-in speaker (which has just a mediocre sound quality), mic and a physical multi-functional button, which allows you to operate the device.

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As far as display goes, it is good for a smartwatch but don’t expect a lot of pixels here.

Haier G6 Smartwatch Review: FEATURES and FUNCTIONALITY

Since it is a watch after all, it has quite a few pre-installed watch faces to choose from.

The user interface is pretty simple and easy to use. Also, I didn’t have any lags.

The watch connects to your phone via Bluetooth and I didn’t have any issues with that. We have some basic telephony features that work okay. However, I could not sync my contacts or messages with the smartwatch as I always got “Failed to sync” message.

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The smartwatch can be also used as a hands-free device and the call quality is okay but people on the other end will hear that you are you are calling from a different device than a smartphone.

We have quite a few additional features and customization options. Most of them work fine but I found the remote camera feature to be pretty useless (at least on the OnePlus 3 I’ve tested with).

Last but not least we have some fitness-related features like pedometer, sedentary reminder, stopwatch and a heart-rate sensor. I compared the results with the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 and I was pleasantly surprised that the numbers were quite similar, meaning that the integrated sensors are pretty accurate.

Haier G6 Smartwatch Review: THE APP

Haier G6 Smartwatch Review: BATTERY LIFE

The battery life is one of the weak points of all smartwatches that have colour displays. I could get just around 3 days of continuous use before I needed to recharge.

Haier G6 Smartwatch Review: CONCLUSIONS

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The Haier G6 is a feature-packed smartwatch that delivers in quite a few ways but it is not a perfect device.

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It has a great build quality but the PU leather strap may wear off pretty quickly.

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It is great that fitness-related features work fine but we found some bugs like in the remote camera shutter feature, which fails to launch phone’s camera. Also, we had quite a few issues syncing the contacts and messages from the phone.

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Last but not least, the battery life could be better but this applies to most of the smartwatches in this price range.

All in all, the Haier G6 Smartwatch is a feature-packed device that has quite a lot to offer but you have to consider some shortcomings before making a purchase.

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Linus

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