In this review we will analyze the first smartwatch created by Noting, the CMF by Nothing Watch Pro!
Nothing, the company founded by Carl Pei, former co-founder of OnePlus, has entered the world of smartwatches with the CMF Watch Pro. This device proves to be an excellent choice for those looking for an economical and versatile smartwatch , offering convincing value for money, an attractive design and a range of features that set it apart. However, there are some shortcomings to take into consideration.
Design Minimalista e Moderno | Recensione CMF by Nothing Watch Pro
One of the distinctive features of the CMF Watch Pro is its minimalist and modern design, which certainly winks at Apple devices. The aluminum alloy case with a diameter of 45 mm blends harmoniously with the silicone strap, available in three different colours: grey, light gray or orange. The clean and excess-free aesthetic makes this smartwatch suitable for formal and casual situations. The thickness and lightness of the case, together with the comfort of the silicone strap, make it suitable for prolonged use.
While wearing the CMF Watch Pro, we noticed that the aluminum alloy case is lightweight and comfortable to wear, even for long periods of time. The silicone strap is soft and fits well on the wrist.
High Quality AMOLED Display | CMF by Nothing Watch Pro review
Il display AMOLED da 1,96 inches is one of the main selling points of the CMF Watch Pro. With a resolution of 390 x 450 pixels, it offers a clear and sharp image. The brightness above 600 nits guarantees optimal visibility even in outdoor environments. The ability to customize “always-on” options gives users flexible control over the viewing experience.
The display of the CMF Watch Pro is suitable for everyday use, offering clear viewing and excellent brightness both indoors and outdoors. “Always-on” options allow you to view basic information without activating the display, helping to conserve battery life.
Impressive Battery Life | CMF by Nothing Watch Pro review
Battery life emerges as one of the strong points of the CMF Watch Pro. With an autonomy that, on paper, can reach up to 13 days with standard use and even up to 45 days in energy saving mode, this smartwatch stands out for its reliability.
In a normal usage test, which included continuous heart rate and blood oxygen monitoring, GPS usage for approximately 4 hours per day, and 2-3 daily Bluetooth calls, the CMF Watch Pro managed to maintain a 10 day battery life, which is in line with the specifications declared by the manufacturer.
Good Value for Money | CMF by Nothing Watch Pro review
With a competitive price of €75 (using the discount code “23AE10” on Aliexpress), the CMF Watch Pro offers remarkable value for money. This smartwatch combines a modern, minimalist design, a high-quality AMOLED display, amazing battery life and a wide range of features. The price, therefore, proved to be the real strong point of this smartwatch.
The various features | CMF by Nothing Watch Pro review
The CMF Watch Pro also stands out with its rich plethora of features. In addition to standard heart rate and blood oxygen monitoring, the device supports voice calls, Built-in GPS and boasts an impressive list of 110+ fitness modes.
Fitness modes include a wide range of activities, including running, walking, cycling, swimming, yoga and many more. Detailed activity analysis provides crucial information such as distance travelled, calories burned and active time. A versatile option to meet the needs of fitness enthusiasts.
Weak Points | CMF by Nothing Watch Pro review
However, the CMF Watch Pro is not without some limitations. The lack of support for third-party apps it may discourage those looking for more customization. Sometimes, the notifications were not displayed correctly or they were not displayed at all. Additionally, sleep tracking isn’t always accurate. In some cases, the device recorded that I was asleep when I was actually awake or vice versa. These are signs of a software improvement that is necessary and we hope will arrive in the future with specific updates.
Conclusione | Recensione CMF by Nothing Watch Pro
The CMF by Nothing Watch Pro is a solid choice for those who want an affordable and versatile smartwatch. It offers good value for money, an attractive design and a wide range of features. However, those looking for more customization, more comprehensive response to notifications, or more accurate sleep tracking may want to consider alternatives. Ultimately, the CMF Watch Pro stands as a reliable companion for budget-conscious users’ daily and fitness needs.
Points in favor
- Minimalist and modern design
- High quality AMOLED display
- Impressive battery life
- Good value for money
- Various features
- Lack of support for third-party apps
- Problems displaying notifications
- Sleep tracking not always accurate