Nike plus sports watch powered by TomTom is a GPS watch which keeps the tracks of running. The sensor built inside the watch also keeps track of heart rate, time of the run, pace, distance covered, and calories burned. It also gives motivation to runner if he is feeling lazy while running. It provides a lot of help while running and gives user the whole detail and points out where user is lagging and at which point user is running normal.
TomTom’s Nike Sportwatch has built in GPS of TomTom while it can also track signal from Nike plus footpad sensor which is inside the shoe. It is just like other watches which you can wear on your wrist. It calculates speed, distance, heart rate, and time at the time of the run. The accuracy about the data on this watch is excellent. Even if the GPS signal is interrupted, it will still provide the correct data. There is a USB connector on one end of the watch which connects watch to the computer. One can transfer the whole data to the computer and see the whole history. Nike application called Nike plus is provided with the watch which must be installed on the computer in order to download data from the watch. This application allows you to make a personal profile in which inputs are weight, sex and height. The calories burned are then calculated on the basis of this information. This application also gives whole detail about the run. It shows all the high and low points of the run. It shows the every little detail about the run and points out where the runner is not doing well. After three days an inspirational message pop ups which motivates runner to go an extra mile. The watch keeps track of up to fifty runs and then overwrites them.
This sport watch has a high resolution LCD display which provides a very clear view. It is very simple to use. It is powered by a battery whose running life is about 8 hours. Battery is recharged by connecting watch to computer via USB. The weight of this watch is 2.33 oz.
The pros of this watch are that it is very light. It is modern and sleek and has style. It has brilliant interface and a high resolution display. It is user friendly and has excellent battery life.
There are some functions like lap run in the watch which are not user friendly and are very hard to control. This watch is made for beginners or maybe intermediate runners but advanced runners may try it first and then decide whether to use it or not.
So if you are looking for a stylish watch which can be used for general purpose as well as training and GPS, this watch is perfect. It can be compared to other good watches and can be used instead of them. TomTom’s Nike Sportwatch has some quality functions built inside it and it deserved to be tried.