CNET First Look
Hands-on with the Adidas miCoach Smart RunAdidas' new fitness watch is able to stand out in a crowded field of wearable devices.
I'm there right now and I'm here with that you -- -- -- Smart run. This 400 dollar watch features a one point 45 inch touch screen includes Wi-Fi GPS. Bluetooth four point oh an excel parameter and even runs Android. But it's not a Smart watch it doesn't -- -- it doesn't play games and it doesn't shown indications this is a standalone fitness watch. This -- feels great in hand it's well built. Not too big and it's light enough for everyday use I also -- like how to watch features to buckles which keeps the watched nicely placed white working out. But this Martin's killer feature an optical heart rate monitor on the back the device this Angel no longer be required to Wear weather isn't comfortable chest straps. Inside -- four gigabytes of storage three gigabytes of which is dedicated for music. That's right it's also an MP3 player there's no headphone Jack so you'll need a pair Bluetooth headphones. Unlike the fit it forced the Smart run doesn't -- each 147. But -- -- -- for work out the watch displays real time information for things like beats per minute. Calories burned pace distance and time. All of which is that upload -- From here you can view past -- -- track your achievements talk with other people and even download it training plan to your device. A DS offers numerous party -- -- programs to choose from depending on -- sport and skill level once it's installed. Virtual cultures will remind you speed up or slow down to reach -- idea -- but he hasn't even gone ahead include voices that athletes Reggie Bush and Derrick Rose to help get you motivated. I had to be wondering with all the senses and features what's the deal with battery life. -- he has promises up to four hours of usage in training mode with music play if you turn the tunes often -- -- marathon mode the battery life -- to look -- eight hours. And if for some -- you're using solely as a watched it can -- that the fourteen days. Our early test have shown that -- -- going to be an issue but luckily the watch charges under four hours. But. If you leave this little thing -- you're gonna be in trouble the Smartphone uses special dock that keeping the micro USB port for charging it's 410 million battery. -- -- -- -- for CNET and that was the first look at it this Michael.