A feature-packed fitness tracking watch

The Zeblaze Ares was launched in early 2021 in China however solely arrived within the international market, together with Bangladesh, six months later in July 2021. 

If you’re on the lookout for an affordable and retro-looking health monitoring watch, this would possibly simply be the gadget for you. 

Value: Tk2,200

The place to purchase: Daraz, PC Home BD, numerous outlets in Bashundhara Metropolis and Rifles Sq. 

Show (Ranking: 4.5/5)

The Zeblaze Ares comes with a 240×240 pixels 1.3 inch IPS LCD show.

You possibly can entry extra watch faces by way of the GloryFit app and customise them in line with your choice.

Construct high quality (Ranking: 4.5/5)

The watch is made out of plastic with a rugged outlook and with 20mm silicone straps.

It’s waterproof as much as 30 metres which survived my testing within the rain, water from washing palms, and one unplanned water spill.  

Capabilities and apps (Ranking: 4/5)

It may well monitor your steps, 24/7 coronary heart price, deep and light-weight sleep, and blood stress. You possibly can manually select exercise monitoring from 13 sports activities modes.

It doesn’t include built-in GPS to trace out of doors actions however it may possibly monitor with GPS if related by way of Bluetooth to your cellphone.

The Ares’s Bluetooth 5.0 has been dependable and responsive with milliseconds of delay when receiving notifications. 

Talking of notifications, you might have the choice to learn them however not reply to them.

From the GloryFit app, you may select which apps can show notifications on the watch. Every time a notification, SMS or name comes, the watch vibrates.

You possibly can set alarms, use it as a stopwatch, set calendar reminders or normal reminders.

It has a sedentary reminder which makes the watch vibrate and inform you if you’re sitting too lengthy with out a lot motion throughout daytime.

And you may select a time from one to 3 hours for that.

GloryFit app (Ranking: 3/5)

The interface appears to be like straight out of iOS from 10 years in the past. It accommodates all of the settings and statistics of your walks, runs, sleep high quality, coronary heart price, blood stress together with alarms, reminders, and watch faces.

Battery life and charging time (Ranking: 4/5)

The Ares homes a 170 mAh battery that lasts as much as seven days of utilization with all options turned on. Your mileage could range relying on how typically you employ the devoted exercise monitoring capabilities. 

You possibly can cost it with a magnetic charger which comes within the field. A full 0-100% cost takes about two hours. 


  • Measurement: 41*46*11mm
  • Weight: 33g 
  • Strap width: 20mm
  • Show: 1.3″ Inch Display
  • Decision: 240 x 240 pixels
  • Sensors: Coronary heart-rate sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
  • Bluetooth model: Bluetooth 5.1
  • Battery: 170 mAh
  • Charging time: 1.5 hours
  • Battery life: 15 days (Energy-saving State of affairs); 7 days (Typical Utilization State of affairs)
  • Waterproof: 30 metres
  • App: GloryFit
  • Compatibility: Android 4.4 or iOS 9.0 and above
  • Smartphone notifications
  • Climate forecast

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