Last Updated on January 2, 2019 by Jude Simeone
Tag Heuer connected modular 45 is a luxury smartwatch designed in the purest Swiss watch making tradition. It is the second in the Modular series. It has a fascinating design that looks both sophisticated and elegant. The specs and features look quite interesting. It comes with inbuilt GPS and NFC and just like the Modular 46 it runs on Wear OS. It is a perfect choice for men.
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Full Specifications
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|Device name||Tag Heuer Connected 45|
|Device type||Classic/Luxury smartwatch|
|Successor||Tag Heuer connected modular 41|
|Released date||March, 2017|
|Ideal for||Men (also a great choice for women)|
|Display size||1.39 inches|
|Screen resolution||400 x 400 pixels|
|Input type||Touchscreen plus 1 physical push button|
|Dimension||45 mm x 45 mm x 13.7 mm|
|Casing material||Silver titanium Grade 5|
|Strap/band material||Vulcanized rubber plus titanium coating|
|Band size||20 mm|
|Screen protection||Sapphire crystal glass 2.5mm|
|Water resistant||Yes, 5ATM|
|Memory card slot||--|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth smart v4.1 LE|
|Heart rate monitoring||No|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||None|
|Operating system (OS)||Wear OS 2.0|
|Chipset||Intel Atom Z34XX|
|Type of battery||Non-removable Li-ion battery|
|Battery life||Standby :2-5 days + , Mixed usage: 1 day+|
|Charging||Magnetic charging cradle via USB|
|Charging time||About 1-2 hours|
|Payment system||Google pay|
|Compatibility||Android 4.3 or later.
iOS 8.2 or later.
|Companion app||Tag Heuer connected app|
|Customizable watch face||Yes|
|Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45|
|Magnetic charging cradle|
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Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Features
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45: Design
The Modular 45 has got a really nice and captivating design. It has a body crafted in the purest Swiss watch making tradition. It features a body that is built for durability with top grade materials. The case is made of top grade titanium 5 with sandblasted satin finish that makes it very light weight considering that it is 13.7mm thick. The straps are also made of same light materials, titanium Grade 5 strap with sandblasted satin finish and non removable titanium buckle with folding clasp. On the screen, a sapphire crystal glass is used which measures 2.5mm in thickness. The sapphire glass is one of the most durable materials used on most high-end smartwatches and it is dust and scratch resistant.
The Modular 45 has a really nice and rich display, it uses AMOLED on its 1.39 inches screen size. It is touchscreen plus has a push-in button by the side that aids navigation of the interface. It also supports multi-touch.
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45: Battery Life
The batter life of the Modular connected 45 is quiet impressive. It has a battery capacity of 400mAh which on standby last about 3 days on average, while on regular usage, the battery life is further reduced to about a day. It will at least let you go a full day on a single charge with mixed usage.
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45: Media
With the Modular 45, you can store your favorite tracks, files and apps. You can install additional apps to preinstalled apps such as Uber, Strava and other apps you like. It has 512MB RAM that helps to fasten things up when a request are made. There is a microphone at the 3-hour mark which lets you access the voice command features via Google assistant. You can listen to your favorite tracks by connecting to the watch Bluetooth via Bluetooth enabled headphone.
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45: Water Resistance/Protection
The Modular 45 is rated 5ATM making it an ideal choice for avid swimmers who wish to track their swimming activities. It is water resistant up to 50 meters under water which means you can wear this under the rain, to the shower or perhaps to the pool. However, it’s recommended that you don’t subject the watch to increased pressure such as diving from great height as this might damage the device.
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45: Activity/Fitness tracking
The Modular 45 lacks inbuilt Heart rate monitor which makes it not such a great idea for fitness tracking. Besides that, it has GPS inbuilt which lets you track outdoor activities such as routes, distance and locations. It also has an accelerometer and gyroscope that lets you track the following activities;
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45: Notifications and Application
The Connected Modular 45 is a perfect companion for your phone. When connected to a compatible phone, it alerts you when there is a notification on your phone. You never get to miss incoming calls, SMS, emails, schedules and other reminders.
Just like the other Tag heuer connected smartwatches, the Modular 45 runs on wear OS 2.0. It is compatible with iOS 8.2 or later and Android 4.3 or later.
The Modular 45 has an NFC chip built-in which supports Google pay, a contactless payment system that lets you make payments on the go without having to carry your credit/debit cards around all the time.
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