TicWatch Model Overview

In just a few years Mobvoi has released a lot of different smartwatches, and it’s often difficult to understand the differences between each of them. Some models are completely different, while others offer just small improvements over their predecessors, and in some cases there are different versions of the same models.

In this article we will provide a brief explanation of each model, along with its most important features and specifications, so that you can be better informed if you’re thinking of buying a Mobvoi watch. We will only cover those models released in western markets, as the company offers a different product range in China.

TicWatch E (Express)

Launched in late 2017, this was Mobvoi’s original entry-level smartwatch. Although low-cost, it offered enough functionality to provide users a good smartwatch experience with almost all of the features you’d find on more expensive models.

  • Battery: 300mAh
  • Processor: MediaTek MT2601 1.2GHz dual-core
  • Screen: OLED 1.4in (400x400px, 287ppi)
  • RAM: 512Mb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: GPS, heart-rate monitor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass
  • NFC Payments: No
  • Size: 44mm wide, 13.55mm thick
  • Weight: 41.5g
  • Waterproofing: IP67 (splashproof, swimming not recommended)

TicWatch E2

The updated 2019 version of the TicWatch E, featuring a stronger battery life, slightly more modern processor, and upgraded waterproofing that means it can be used for swimming (the previous model was only splash-proof).

  • Battery: 415mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • Screen: AMOLED 1.39in (400x400px, 407ppi)
  • RAM:  512Mb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, heart-rate sensor, low latency off-body sensor
  • NFC Payments: No
  • Size: 46.9 x 52.2 wide, x 12.9mm thick
  • Weight: 53.2g
  • Waterpoofing: 5ATM (fine for swimming)

TicWatch S (Sport)

Almost identical in specification to the TicWatch E (which launched at the same time) this model was intended to focus more on fitness applications. It featured a sportier design, and the only real technical difference was that it moved the GPS sensor out of the watch body and onto the strap, making it more accurate than the E.

  • Battery: 300mAh
  • Processor: MediaTek MT2601 1.2GHz dual-core
  • Screen: OLED 1.4in (400x400px, 287ppi)
  • RAM: 512Mb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: GPS, heart-rate monitor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass
  • NFC Payments: No
  • Size: 44mm wide, 13.55mm thick
  • Weight: 41.5g
  • Waterproofing: IP67 (splashproof, swimming not recommended)

TicWatch S2

An upgraded version of the original TicWatch S, this 2019 version features a bigger battery, full waterproofing (you can take it swimming) and a newer processor. In this version, the GPS chip is no longer in the strap, which means standard straps can be used. It’s very similar to the E2, except for a sportier case design and full MIL-STD-810G compliance for military grade ruggedness.

  • Battery: 415mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • Screen: AMOLED 1.39in (400x400px, 407ppi)
  • RAM:  512Mb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, heart-rate sensor, low latency off-body sensor
  • NFC Payments: No
  • Size: 46.6 x 51.8 wide, 12.9mm thick
  • Weight: 53.2g
  • Waterpoofing: 5ATM (fine for swimming)

TicWatch Classic

Launched in 2017, this was a premium model compared to the TicWatch E/S with a more upmarket design and additional features such as NFC, wireless charging, and a tickle-strip on the side to allow navigation without obscuring the screen.

  • Battery: 300mAh
  • Processor: MediaTek MT2601 1.2GHz dual-core
  • Screen: AMOLED 1.4in (400x400px, 287ppi)
  • RAM: 512Mb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Heart rate sensor, acceleration sensor, gyroscope, Glonass sensors, GPS
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 44m wide, 11.95mm thick
  • Waterproofing IP65

TicWatch C2

An updated for 2018 version of the TicWatch Classic.

This model offers a choice of two strap sizes (20mm and 18mm) and as well as a more stylish design than the E/S2, it’s also a little smaller on the wrist. Like its predecessor, this version also offers NFC for contactless payments.

  • Battery: 400mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • Screen: 1.3” AMOLED (360 x 360 px)
  • RAM: 512Mb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart-rate sensor
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 42.8mm wide, 12.7mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)

TicWatch C2+

A 2020 upgrade to the TicWatch C2. As well as increased RAM for better performance, this model is supplied with two bands – silicon for exercise, and leather for a more stylish look.

  • Battery: 400mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • Screen: 1.3” AMOLED (360 x 360 px)
  • RAM: 1Gb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart-rate sensor
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 42.8mm wide, 12.7mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)

TicWatch Pro

Released in 2018, the TicWatch Pro was the high-end model in the Mobvoi range, and the first to feature its innovative dual screen technology. As well as a typical AMOLED screen, it uses a low-power LCD screen to display basic information when not in smart mode – greatly increasing battery life. It also came with a clever strap that had a stylish leather upper, but durable and easy to clean silicon underneath, making it great for all occasions.

A 4G/LTE version of the Pro is available, which allows you to insert a SIM into the case so that it does not need to be paired with a phone for voice and data communications.

  • Battery: 4.15mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • Screen: 1.39in AMOLED/LCD dual-screen
  • RAM: 512Mb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Magnetic Sensor, PPG Heart Rate sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Low Latency Off-Body Sensor
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 45mm wide, 12.6mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)

TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE

A 4G/LTE version of the Pro, which allows you to insert a SIM into the case so that it does not need to be paired with a phone for voice and data communications. Other than this, an upgrade to 1Gb of RAM and improved durability to meet MIL-STD-810G standard, the watches are otherwise identical.

  • Battery: 4.15mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • Screen: 1.39in AMOLED/LCD dual-screen
  • RAM: 1Gb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Magnetic Sensor, PPG Heart Rate sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Low Latency Off-Body Sensor
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 45mm wide, 12.6mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)

TicWatch Pro 2020

This version of the Pro features improved memory and MIL-STD-810G durability, but does not offer 4G connectivity.

  • Battery: 4.15mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100
  • Screen: 1.39in AMOLED/LCD dual-screen
  • RAM: 1Gb
  • ROM: 4Gb
  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Magnetic Sensor, PPG Heart Rate sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Low Latency Off-Body Sensor
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 45mm wide, 12.6mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)

TicWatch Pro 3 GPS

Released in late 2020, this is a significant upgrade and redesign of the TicWatch Pro, featuring more powerful hardware, longer battery life (up to 3 days in smart-mode), and an improved Dual Screen which now features a backlight to make it easier to read in low-power mode. There’s also a new blood-oxygen sensor, improved GPS, and it’s also thinner and lighter than the previous version.

  • Battery: 595mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon Wear 4100
  • Screen: Dual-Display 2.0 –  1.4in Retina AMOLED (454 x 454px), FSTN
  • RAM: 1Gb
  • ROM: 8Gb
  • Bluetooth: v5
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: PPG Heart Rate Sensor, Blood Oxygen Saturation, Accelerator, Gyroscope, Barometer
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 47mm x 48mm wide, 12.2mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)

TicWatch Pro 3 Cellular/LTE

This is almost identical to the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS, except for the addition of 4G connectivity – you simply insert a SIM, and the watch is able to function as a standalone device without needing to be paired to your phone.

  • Battery: 595mAh
  • Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon Wear 4100
  • Screen: Dual-Display 2.0 –  1.4in Retina AMOLED (454 x 454px), FSTN
  • RAM: 1Gb
  • ROM: 8Gb
  • Bluetooth: v5
  • WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n
  • Sensors: PPG Heart Rate Sensor, Blood Oxygen Saturation, Accelerator, Gyroscope, Barometer
  • NFC Payments: Yes
  • Size: 47mm x 48mm wide, 12.2mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)

TicWatch GTX

The TicWatch GTX is a low cost smartwatch based on Mobvoi’s own operating system rather than Wear OS. It offers call and messaging notifications and fitness tracking, with a battery that provides around 7 days of use between charges. If you only want basic functionality from a smartwatch, the GTX offers excellent value for money.

  • Battery: 200mAh
  • Processor: RLC8762C
  • Screen: 1.28 inch TFT (240x240px)
  • RAM: 160k
  • ROM: 16Mb
  • Bluetooth: 5
  • WiFi: No
  • Sensors: Heart Rate, Accelerometer
  • NFC Payments: No
  • Size: 48.7mm wide, 11mm thick
  • Waterproofing: IP68 (light swimming possible)