Zeblaze Hybrid 2

Zeblaze Hybrid 2 Smartwatch Preview – Improved Dual Modes, Waterproof Under $50

Zeblaze introduced its first hybrid smartwatch called Zeblaze HYBRID. Why hybrid? Because it has a classic design and winding mechanism, but it also supports smart functions, such as steps and calories count, as well as notifications. However, the first Zeblaze HYBRID was released months ago and the second generation of the hybrid smartwatch – Zeblaze Hybrid 2 is yet to be made officially open for sale to the general public. So in here in this post, we’ll be looking at some interesting features and specifications of the smartwatch.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2: The Unique Mechanical Smartwatch 2019

Design & Appearance

The new smartwatch comes in brown and black colors and also has an interesting retro design. Zeblaze HYBRID 2 is noticeably different from other smartwatches not only from Zeblaze but also from other brands. Unlike the round dial of Zeblaze HYBRID, the new Zeblaze HYBRID 2 watch has a square dial, which is slightly larger. The body is made of polyamide and carbon with a zinc frame around the dial.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2

The case is also covered by DLC, which protects the screen from scratches and other damage. The strap is made of silicone. The watch is available in only two color options: a black dial with a black strap and a silver dial with a brown strap. The strap is removable, and if necessary it can be replaced, but, unfortunately, the choice is not too large. The strap is 205 mm long and 26 mm wide. As you can see, there are no arrows and numbers around the dial.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2

The new Zeblaze watch uses a special movement with a small fixed hand and moving numbers. This mechanism occupies the right side of the dial. On the left side is 0.96-inch IPS display. This is a color screen with a resolution of 80 x 160 pixels. It displays the battery level, date and day of the week. Also, this display is used for smart functions. By the way, the dial is protected by spherical mineral glass, which also protects against scratches. On the right side of the case is a large round button. It is made of stainless steel. Using this button you can start the watch mechanically. On the left side is an oval button to control the functions of the watch.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2

On the back panel, as usual, there is heart rate and blood pressure sensors, as well as magnetic connectors for charging. The watch dimensions are 44.5 x 45.5 x 15.8 mm and weight-71 grams. In fact, Zeblaze HYBRID 2 is not light and compact. However, looking at official photos, this is a unisex smartwatch, and it suits both men and women. If you like smartwatches with retro design, we are sure that you will like Zeblaze HYBRID 2.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2: Specifications

Zeblaze HYBRID 2 has Nordic 52832 processor. Bluetooth 4.0 is used to synchronize the hybrid watch with a smartphone. A companion application on the smartphone is called H Band. The app is multilingual, so you should not have any problems with installing and connecting the watch.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2

The new smartwatch is protected from dust and water according to 5ATM standard. Zeblaze HYBRID 2 is not afraid of drops of water, sweat, rain or short-term immersion in water. You can wash your hands or take a shower without removing the watch from your hand. Zeblaze HYBRID 2 is equipped with 100 mAh battery. If you use smart functions, then single charge is enough for 5 days of battery life. If you use Zeblaze HYBRID 2 as a mechanical watch, you can forget about charging it. The manufacturer says that the new watch must be started only 1 time in 3 years. As we said, on the right side of the watch there is a round button for winding the watch mechanism.

Features & Functions

Now let’s talk about functions. In addition to the standard indicators of time, date, day of the week, Zeblaze HYBRID 2 also counts steps, calories, distance, pace, and speed. Also, it has an activity reminder function, a stopwatch, an alarm clock, a phone search, reject a phone call and notifications from social media.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2

There are several sports modes for playing sports both indoors and outdoors. Zeblaze HYBRID 2 tracks your heart rate, blood pressure, and your body’s state while sleeping. Also, the new HYBRID 2 watch is equipped with a sensor for monitoring women’s health. It tracks the stages of the cycle and its changes. Information from all sensors can be viewed in the application on the smartphone. You can also monitor your sporting achievements and set goals for the future in a mobile app.

Multiple Smart Sensors

To be of the modern gen, the Zeblaze Hybrid 2 Smart wristwatch installs numerous smart sensors. It has an HR monitor, BP checker, calories burn tracking, sleep tracking, step counting, call/SMS reminder, pedometer, call rejection, alarm clock, accelerometer, and some others.

Zeblaze Hybrid 2

 

Battery Life & Charging Time

Zeblaze Hybrid 2 battery life and duration is in two categories. The smart mode can last about 5 days while the watch mode can last as long as 3 years. And to reach a full 100% capacity, it takes about 2 hours of charging time to do so.

Pros

  • A fashionable smartwatch with a stylish design
  • Suitable for swimming
  • High sensors responsible for: Heart rate, Sleep, and Fitness tracking

Cons

  • No GPS

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Our Verdict

Zeblaze Hybrid 2 the Zeblaze brand product makes a name for itself with all of its unique features as discussed in this post. In such a case whereby you’re searching for a smartwatch to keep you updated, Zeblaze Hybrid 2 offers you even more. More than just staying connected the smartwatch helps you keep track on Heart, Sleep, and Fitness rate. Having an affordable price as a plus, if you wish to purchase a smartwatch the Zeblaze smartwatch is worth going for to begin enjoying all of these benefits.

Price & Availability

The smartwatch that comes in brown and black colors is currently available for preorder as the official release date is yet to be announced by the Zeblaze brand. And for just $34.99 you can get yours. Here’s a link to the store: