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Thanks for that info about your AI watch. But I'm already sold on the z2 I'm afraid!

I always liked the Z1 form factor just thought it was a laggy mess but the dualcore mtk6577 in the Z2 should sort it right out - just need a review now - especially about battery life of the Z2
 
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Thanks for that info about your AI watch. But I'm already sold on the z2 I'm afraid!

I always liked the Z1 form factor just thought it was a laggy mess but the dualcore mtk6577 in the Z2 should sort it right out - just need a review now - especially about battery life of the Z2
You are welcome,
Actually the Z2 with the MT6577 is based on our old PCB so its not resolve all the lags but definitely move much better than the old Z1 the only thing that you may not like is the Screen....

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Anyone have any new information on the z2?
 
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Anyone have any new information on the z2?
Just got an Offer from Tina of Guangdong Appscomm Co.,Ltd. : 300 USD.

Sorry dudes, but that is WAY too much for such a SmartWatch.
I m' willing to review it, but will not pay that much!
 
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Yup - proper price gouging going on....

Will only pay 150 tops when it drops or won't get it at all.
 
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You are welcome,
Actually the Z2 with the MT6577 is based on our old PCB so its not resolve all the lags but definitely move much better than the old Z1 the only thing that you may not like is the Screen....

Best Regards
Damien Douk
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Hi Damien,
I have bought myself one of your Z2 watches to develop a navigation app for flying light aircraft. My first impressions are good but I have a couple of questions...

Google Play:
My Z2 came with a simplified launcher that did not include Google Play. I downloaded and installed (various versions of) the Google Play apk and when I run it, it flashes up for a second then closes. I installed Nova Launcher from it's apk and that gives the same result. I've tried the usual stuff such as emptying the cache etc. but nothing works. Do you have any suggestions? It's not a stopper but it is inconvenient not being able to install apps through the proper channel.

GPS:
A few days ago, I got my app installed and was flying in an open cockpit gyrocopter and got a GPS location fix ok. Yesterday I was wearing my watch around town and in the car and it did not get any GPS data at all. I'd appreciate any comments you have on GPS with the Z2.

Screen:
You mentioned that the screen might not be good enough. I see what you mean. The contrast is poor and colors are dull. Not as good as a phone but you can read small text on it and it is surprisingly possible to type emails etc.

Battery life:
The first day I wore it I was waiting for my turn to fly and messing with the watch. By the time I got my flight the battery was flat. It was 11:30am. 2 hours or so. I had been on the internet with it and the battery was pretty hot. Yesterday I wore it all day and the battery lasted ok so it should be ok...

Thanks in advance for any info you can provide,
David
 
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@SuperDave156;

I have one of these watches as well and am happy with it BUT like you said the battery gets quite warm (43C when i am using 3G) and does not last long.

I have installed Google play manually and ADW launcher seems to work ok on the watch Also you may want to install Pie control (very usefull).

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Here is the Google play i used if you want it BUT you need to root the watch with Framaroot and use Boromir exploit.

http://www.mediafire.com/download/65...ay-v3.8.17.zip


>>>>W A R N I N G<<<<

If you are not familiar with rooting and setting permissions PLEASE IGNORE THE FOLLOWING LINKS - PLEASE!!
you could boot loop your device.

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Framaroot here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/apps...-root-t2130276

Also installing system toolbox pro i was able to chabge the CPU governor to Ondemand rather than the default Hybrid so battery lasts a little longer.

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