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Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Full Specifications

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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


4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
2.4 out of 5 stars (2.4 / 5)
3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)




Device nameTag Heuer Connected 45
Device typeClassic/Luxury smartwatch
SuccessorTag Heuer connected modular 41
Released dateMarch, 2017
Ideal forMen (also a great choice for women)


Display typeAMOLED
Display size1.39 inches
Screen resolution400 x 400 pixels
Density287 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen plus 1 physical push button


Dimension45 mm x 45 mm x 13.7 mm
Weight64.4 gram
Casing materialSilver titanium Grade 5
Strap/band materialVulcanized rubber plus titanium coating
Bezel Material
Band size20 mm
Screen protectionSapphire crystal glass 2.5mm
Water resistantYes, 5ATM
Swim-proofYes, recommended


Internal storage4GB
Memory card slot--


BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.1 LE


SIM slotNo


Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
Weather forecastYes
Facebook notifacationYes
Twitter notificationYes
Whatsapp notificationYes


Sleep tracking--
Heart rate monitoringNo
Distance coveredYes
Steps climbedYes
Calories burntYes
Calories ConsumptionYes


Bluetooth musicYes


Accelerometer Yes
Magnetometer Yes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)None
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Other sensors


Operating system (OS)Wear OS 2.0
ChipsetIntel Atom Z34XX
CPU1.6GHz dual-core
GPUPowerVR G6430


Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 410mAh
Battery lifeStandby :2-5 days + , Mixed usage: 1 day+
ChargingMagnetic charging cradle via USB
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours


Payment systemGoogle pay
Compatibility Android 4.3 or later.
iOS 8.2 or later.
Companion appTag Heuer connected app
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes
Voice commandYes


Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45
Magnetic charging cradle
User starter guild

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;

  • Treadmill activities.
  • Step climbing activities.
  • Running activities.
  • Cycling activities.
  • The inbuilt GPS lets you track routes, locations and distance.
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.

  • It has a stylish and elegant design.
  • 4GB internal storage space.
  • The Straps and watch faces are customizable.
  • It is built for durability with top grade materials.
  • It is swim-proof.
  • There is NFC inside.
  • It’s not the perfect choice for fitness tracking.
  • It lacks HRM.
Editor’s Ratings

Here is our rating on Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45

4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
2.4 out of 5 stars (2.4 / 5)
3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)
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