I bought the Huawei GT2 just for the purpose of recording my sessions, expecting it would be possible to download/export tracks to a computer in any readable format (gpx, klm, tcx, whatever) since it's advertised as a GPS watch, but as far as I know it doesn't, so the nice watch is only good for time keeping and check your heartbeat. It's the first of the many watches I owned that doesn't offer the possibility to export your tracks in any way. The only think it does is give a screen grab of the track and performance. Quite ridiculous for a device from a brand such as Huawei.
I wonder if the American sanctions against China play a (dirty) role in this.
If anyone has an idea how to get around the issue, please let me know. There is one very complicated solution involving routing your phone and programming in Python with Strava as intermediary platform. Not bothering with that!
If I have a GPS watch to recommend above all the others, it would definitely the Locosys GW-60, which offers the following advantages over the major brands: Doppler GPS, 5 Hz fix rate (all the others do 1 fix/sec), doesn't need to be connected to internet to transfer your track to your computer for further analysis, which is rather nice when you're in a remote island or a Himalayan trek without internet connection.
Speedster wrote: ↑
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:23 pm
I am looking at smartwatches but I want one that works truly standalone, with a physical sim card
From looking around it seems that the huawei watch 2 is the best available under this constraint, can be had below 200 euro which is not bad but reviews aren’t great
Any experience with this watch for kiting?
And any better alternatives that use physical sim card?