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Padgene DZ09 Bluetooth Smart Watch with Camera for Samsung Nexus HTC Sony LG and Other Android Smartphones Gold

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
5.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
999
Old Reviews
228
Unverified
70
Spam Test
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Micro SIM
SIM TYPE
Yes
GSM
Yes
BLUETOOTH

Review Summary - 701 recent, verified reviews

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Price
 70
money, watch, waste your money, worth, waste of money
+60%
-40%
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" ...  I bought this to see if I wanted to spend the money on a real smart watch.  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap in Price . ... Still for this price .  ...  "
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" ...  Neat gadget for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a much better watch than you would expect for the money you will pay!  ...  "
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" ...  if it works you got your money's worth.  ...  "
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" ...  Good value for money, does everything you expect it to.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter loves it, works great for the price  ...  "
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" ...  Its ok for the price.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 55
charge, battery life, watch, charged, hours
+11%
-89%
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" ...  Battery would not charge after 2 months of use.  ...  "
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" ...  But it has been less than 3 months and now battery does not charge.  ...  "
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" ...  The watch went out a week after I bought it won't even turn on no more or charge I'm very disappointed 😤  ...  "
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" ...  Charge didn't last long at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately it didn't even last an hour.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone will not stay charged. ... Always having to take battery off and reset.  ...  "
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" ...  So bad ,the charge from the battery died after 2 hours and you need to do all settings again to reprogram time,hour .  ...  "
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" ...  The battery did not last all day and the touch screen was hard to use  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 52
bluetooth, connect, via, bt, app
+37%
-63%
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" ...  The camera is terrible and it disconnects a lot from my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  supposed to pair with phone, but doesn't and so effectively tells time .  ...  "
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" ...  It's NOT a apple watch.  ...  "
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" ...  The notifications were not always working and kept disconnecting.  ...  "
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" ...  the watch never connected to my phone via Bluetooth  ...  "
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" ...  Won't pair to any phone i have.  ...  "
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" ...  Not what I expected it to be, did not function completely with S7.  ...  "
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" ...  The BT notification doesn't work. ... The qr to scan for the bt notification won't open the file.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 51
worked, stopped working, working, months, watch
+10%
-90%
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" ...  First and foremost I've had it less than 4 full months and it is already defunct.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is not working .  ...  "
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" ...  TRASH LAST ME LESS THAN TWO WEEKS.  ...  "
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" ...  Only worked for about 4 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Stopped working now.won't reorder anymore.  ...  "
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" ...  It broke a month and two days after i got it!  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately I can't access half of the things available on it (may just be user error).  ...  "
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" ...  My smartwatch has stopped working after 2 months it won't charge screen just stays black very disciplined  ...  "
Charging
 42
charging, watch, battery, charged, turn
+5%
-95%
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" ...  Watch showed up and won't turn on after 2 hours of charging.  ...  "
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" ...  doesn't turn on, doesn't charge and doesn't work .  ...  "
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" ...  Did not function at all after charging .  ...  "
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" ...  Worked for only a day and would not charge  ...  "
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" ...  Won't even charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Watch showed up and won't turn on after 2 hours of charging.  ...  "
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" ...  I charged it all night and it never turned on.  ...  "
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" ...  It stop charging, and the battery do not last no more then 16hrs  ...  "
Band
 35
watch, wrist, band broke, strap, wear
+23%
-77%
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" ...  Watch wrist band broke in two weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  This watch broke after wearing it for a week.  ...  "
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" ...  They watch band broke off the watch .  ...  "
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" ...  This watch arrived several months after I ordered it and lasted about 3 days before the band split. ... The band is not something you can replace so once the cheap plastic breaks, you now have a pocket watch that only works when it feels like.  ...  "
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" ...  I arrived with one of the straps loose and I could never use it.  ...  "
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" ...  The only thing is that the band is cheaply made. ... I am now on the hunt to find a replacement band.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it as a gift and it fell apart the first time it was worn. ... The bands are glued into the base and fall out at the least amount of usage.  ...  "
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" ...  My son keeps trying to glue the strap back to the watch face but it doesn't stay.  ...  "
Build Quality
 31
broke, band broke, month, cheap, band
+26%
-74%
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" ...  Bought it as a gift and it fell apart the first time it was worn.  ...  "
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" ...  The band broke after 3 weeks and the camera points at a weird angle so you cant take pictures other than that i had no issues but now it sits in my drawer  ...  "
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" ...  Also the band broke after 30 days of use.  ...  "
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" ...  I arrived with one of the straps loose and I could never use it.  ...  "
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" ...  Poor quality material if you buy a seperate arm band it's cool for a cheap thing but not so thrilled about it breaking when adult was using within 24 hours  ...  "
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" ...  It broke a month and two days after i got it!  ...  "
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" ...  It's cheap.  ...  "
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" ...  Broke in less than a month  ...  "
Apps
 27
apps, watch, download, whatsapp, facebook
+15%
-85%
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" ...  I didn't try the built in apps like Facebook, Twitter or whatsapp. ... The watch has a file manager so files can be deleted or renamed by the watch.  ...  "
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" ...  Wasn't using it as a separate phone with a sim card so none of the apps on the watch worked, like Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp.  ...  "
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" ...  The Facebook, what's , and Twitter , web app well none of them work so I guess they're just there for decorating purposes only.  ...  "
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" ...  installed all apps still can not receive texts.  ...  "
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" ...  The BT notifier app that is required to download to receive text messages on your watch doesnt not work either and has more ads than a Youtube video.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts 1 hour, can not sync to Android because the app is trash and just overall useless.  ...  "
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" ...  This product doesn't work well, very difficult to get to charge at all, can't do much with apps.  ...  "
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" ...  But the it won't download the information to the ... App in the phone. ... I tried to pair with different apps but it still won't send the information to the phone.  ...  "
Returns
 27
back, sent, watch, sending, returning
+15%
-85%
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" ...  It’s useless but my son does not want to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I would have had to return it back to the seller ( which by the way is not Amazon) the people it came from are in China and it would have costed me 100.00 to mail back a 20.00 watch  ...  "
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" ...  Had to send it back and get a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  i try to return it and I can't  ...  "
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" ...  and i sent it back .  ...  "
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" ...  Its already being sent back.  ...  "
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" ...  I could not return because i did not open it todayuntil now.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return it.  ...  "
Call quality
 27
call, watch, texts, receive calls, text
+59%
-41%
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" ...  it will do a good job for being handsfree at work and being able to see the phone calls, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  It does allow me to ignore incoming calls easily while at work.  ...  "
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" ...  Dont expect it to do anything beyond calls, texts, and play music via Bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  It does allow me to ignore incoming calls easily while at work.  ...  "
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" ...  Receives texts, mail, and phone calls.  ...  "
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" ...  They speaker is clear to make phone calls and music is very clear.  ...  "
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" ...  As a BT headset its fine for answering calls (albeit without the privacy an actual headset would give).  ...  "
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" ...  Let me easily call to receive mobile phone.  ...  "
Software Platform
 25
watch, apps, download, android, smart watch
+24%
-76%
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" ...  I dont like having to download 3rd party apps (not always safe).  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap watch will not pair properly with iphone and you have to download an app to use it  ...  "
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" ...  Not worth the money difficult to pair and no 2 apps to work correctly and poor talk quality  ...  "
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" ...  I couldn’t get camera to work states new download app it shouldn’t be this hard for s watch  ...  "
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" ...  The Bluetooth won't stay connected to my phone, keeps saying "an error occurred". ... I scan the bar code you have to use in order for it to connect to your phone and none of the apps would download.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts 1 hour, can not sync to Android because the app is trash and just overall useless.  ...  "
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" ...  Se quedó con Android desactualizado no funciona con versiones superiores al 4  ...  "
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" ...  The Facebook, what's , and Twitter , web app well none of them work so I guess they're just there for decorating purposes only.  ...  "
For Kids
 24
kids, son, loves, daughter, toy
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I bought this watch for my 12 nephew.  ...  "
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" ...  Was good for my son to play with.  ...  "
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" ...  Grandson loves this watch, he wanted an Apple watch, he loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  great watch not expensive for my son  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you my son loved it  ...  "
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" ...  Good for kids and teens who want a smart watch that isn't to expensive but does work  ...  "
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" ...  This a super good gift for my sons friend at school, and he loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  I brought this for my 9-year-old daughter.  ...  "
Comfort
 23
wear, watch, strap, worn, wore
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Watch wasn't worn daily either.  ...  "
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" ...  I arrived with one of the straps loose and I could never use it.  ...  "
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" ...  maybe because I have bigger hands, but its hard to text on it .  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it as a gift and it fell apart the first time it was worn.  ...  "
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" ...  It burns your wist if you wear it for a long time period  ...  "
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" ...  The is made out of a cheap plastic and it would never had held up to my workout and sweat.  ...  "
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" ...  It will fall short in every aspect and disappoint.  ...  "
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" ...  This watch broke after wearing it for a week.  ...  "
SIM
 22
card, watch, twitter, text, facebook
+9%
-91%
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" ...  I have to have a sim card to do just about anything on it. ... Wont lwt you use anythibg eith internet unless you have a sim card in it either.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't even use mine cause it don't do anything it says without the SIM Card .  ...  "
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" ...  And it ask for a SIM card to take pics , to get on Facebook and Twitter but it has no place to put a SIM card.  ...  "
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" ...  Didn't work with any sim card I had available (ATT, Verizon, Freedompop).  ...  "
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" ...  However the Facebook, whatsup, etc apps do not work with out a sim card.  ...  "
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" ...  after setting it up with a SIM, and testing, the next day it broke.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't even find a sim for it  ...  "
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" ...  Has camera but no Sim card so can't take pictures and can't find anywhere to buy just Sim card.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 21
watch, via, calls, texts, bt
+43%
-57%
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" ...  The Bluetooth won't stay connected to my phone, keeps saying "an error occurred".  ...  "
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" ...  It kept disconnecting every 5 seconds from bluetooth, rendering it practically useless.  ...  "
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" ...  When the bluetooth is on I cannot use my phone so it is pretty useless except for a watch!  ...  "
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" ...  Phone through Bluetooth worked so so and texting would be sporadic if it wanted to send or not.  ...  "
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" ...  the watch never connected to my phone via Bluetooth  ...  "
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" ...  supposed to pair with phone, but doesn't and so effectively tells time .  ...  "
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" ...  Phone through Bluetooth worked so so and texting would be sporadic if it wanted to send or not.  ...  "
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" ...  It doesnt connect to wifi via blue tooth.  ...  "
Storage
 20
sd, sim, memory, watch, take pictures
+40%
-60%
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" ...  Only real use is when you put sd card and sim card in it.  ...  "
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" ...  Only real use is when you put sd card and sim card in it.  ...  "
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" ...  Just be prepared to buy a memory card and SIM card to get full use of the product.  ...  "
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" ...  this thing stopped working the first week saying that it needs a memory card .  ...  "
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" ...  Crappy cam resolution, not many features, needs its own SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  And it ask for a SIM card to take pics , to get on Facebook and Twitter but it has no place to put a SIM card.  ...  "
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" ...  And it ask for a SIM card to take pics , to get on Facebook and Twitter but it has no place to put a SIM card.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought the sd card and everything, but no luck.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 17
instructions, easy, understand, setup, operate
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Not enough information to understand how to use  ...  "
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" ...  The product is too bulky and navigation is not easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Very clunky and confusing to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Not very user friendly .  ...  "
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" ...  instructions are hard to understand.  ...  "
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" ...  hard to set the time on the watch but everything else works :D  ...  "
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" ...  This is going back, the directions are hard to read (so small) and to follow, it does not instruct you where or how to insert the SIM card AND the band is broken.  ...  "
Design
 17
watch, gold, compliments, rose gold, nice looking
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Quite fashionable and convenient to have.  ...  "
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" ...  The case might look different but inside the board is identical.  ...  "
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" ...  They sent rose gold when I ordered gold and black.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks good on.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth it's weight in Gold  ...  "
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" ...  The belt looks fine  ...  "
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" ...  She has had many compliments.  ...  "
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" ...  I constantly get compliments on the watch and I constantly recommend people to buy it.  ...  "
Marketplace
 16
shipping, product, like, cheap, seller
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Perhaps the worst this g I have purchased on AMAZON.  ...  "
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" ...  It's really not fair how sellers have to lie in Order for people to buy their products.  ...  "
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" ...  I would have had to return it back to the seller ( which by the way is not Amazon) the people it came from are in China and it would have costed me 100.00 to mail back a 20.00 watch  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap cheap chinese knockoff.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately and very sadly I don't think I will buy from this seller again.  ...  "
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" ...  Worst Amazon purchase ever.  ...  "
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" ...  The company was very good about refunding my money though.  ...  "
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" ...  It's cheap.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 14
sound, speaker, quality, watch, useful
+71%
-29%
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" ...  The sound was the best thing.  ...  "
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" ...  You get what you pay for but it tells time and dates and I can listen to my music and skip songs without taking my phone out of my pocket so it does it's job and that's what I bought it for.  ...  "
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" ...  That being said it is very useful for alerts and music.  ...  "
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" ...  And listen to music  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is better than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  The little speaker is clear. ... Another feature that I like is that it allows me to skip songs I'm listening to.  ...  "
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" ...  And listen to music  ...  "
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" ...  Music plays again not really useful since the sound quality isn't all that great, I mean it's a watch sized speaker.  ...  "
Color
 11
love, colors, different, wrong, el
+55%
-45%
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" ...  liked what I got loved the color  ...  "
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" ...  It also matches my phone color to exact!  ...  "
As Gift
 10
got, christmas, year old, loves, daughter
+100%
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" ...  Got it as a gift for my little brother & he loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  This a super good gift for my sons friend at school, and he loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this as a gift for my 10 year old, it works good so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for a gift for a 13 year old it has some of the same or more features the i watch  ...  "
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" ...  This was a Christmas gift for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased as a Father's Day gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a gift my little sister wanted.  ...  "
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" ...  It was a Christmas gift and the person love it  ...  "
Setup
 9
setup, easy, hard, come, understand
+44%
-56%
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" ...  Instructions make 0 sense.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions come in very small letters and not able to scan the QR code that come with it.  ...  "
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" ...  instructions are hard to understand.  ...  "
Camera
 9
pictures, take, useless, angle, terrible
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Camera placement is literally useless.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is at a strange angle making it difficult to take pictures while wearing it.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is a little weird too.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is terrible and it disconnects a lot from my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality is pretty cheap and the camera is upside down and has the darkest and worst quality ever.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is terrible and it disconnects a lot from my phone.  ...  "
Size
 9
watch, size, phone, easy
+44%
-56%
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" ...  The product is too bulky and navigation is not easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The first thing I noticed is the watch is pretty bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  Large and bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  The watch is very bulky  ...  "
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" ...  The watch is very bulky  ...  "
Fit
 9
glue, watch, strap, stay, sound
+22%
-78%
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" ...  It will fall short in every aspect and disappoint.  ...  "
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" ...  maybe it was me, but i rubbed uo against something the first day I worn it and it shattered!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  I arrived with one of the straps loose and I could never use it.  ...  "
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" ...  My son keeps trying to glue the strap back to the watch face but it doesn't stay.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to use glue to stick it back .  ...  "
Volume
 8
volume, speaker, low, change, works
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Too bad too because the speaker is loud enough to hear.  ...  "
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" ...  Still rings loudly.  ...  "
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" ...  Works ok, volume is low.  ...  "
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" ...  Works ok, volume is low.  ...  "
Notifications
 7
watch, text, see, notification, text messages
+57%
-43%
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" ...  Great cheap watch for getting emails and notifications!  ...  "
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" ...  I like that I can answer my phone and track my emails and get text messages.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that I can answer my phone and track my emails and get text messages.  ...  "
Delivery
 7
shipping, fast, delivery, day, time
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Excellent product fast delivery ... It was packaged very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product fast delivery  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 7
came, stopped working, received, item, day
-100%
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" ...  This product stopped working on the first day it arrived.  ...  "
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" ...  I received the item faulty.  ...  "
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" ...  I received the item faulty.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely cheap and product came damaged.  ...  "
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" ...  This product came to me broken .  ...  "
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" ...  Defective wristband right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Defective wristband right out of the box.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 7
sweat, would, waterproof, resistant, speaker
+14%
-86%
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" ...  The speaker is awful, sounds like it's under water or there is water in the speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  Not waterproof and does NOT send or receive text messages.  ...  "
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" ...  not sure i'll be able to use it in normal outside conditions.  ...  "
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" ...  Charged it only wore it once in normal conditions, (no water) and it lasted 2 weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  its not waterproof so don't wash hands or be in the rain, or sweat.  ...  "
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" ...  The is made out of a cheap plastic and it would never had held up to my workout and sweat.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 6
working, display, charged, battery
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Very hard to text on screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is not working .  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is not working .  ...  "
Features
 5
get, watch, turned, player, music
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  It will do what you need it to do, and will not be distracting with other features.  ...  "
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" ...  The features are many and most you would expect to find on a $200 dollar high end smart watch.  ...  "
Pedometer
 4
step, works, could, use, get
+50%
-50%
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" ...  I bought it thinking with it I could use the pedometer and use it to download the information to track of it. ... The pedometer works  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it thinking with it I could use the pedometer and use it to download the information to track of it. ... The pedometer works  ...  "
Clock
 3
clock
-100%
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" ...  Plus, the phone separation alarm goes off randomly, and loudly (like in a meeting) even when silenced.  ...  "
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" ...  Clock mode has poor options.  ...  "
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" ...  I turned the watch on one time.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
videos, watch
+67%
-33%
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" ...  There are lots of youtube videos on the DZ09.  ...  "
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" ...  There are plenty of YouTube videos on how to load and populate your music on the watch so it can be listened to via watch speaker or Bluetooth headphones (it's a little tricky).  ...  "
Original Product
 3
knockoff
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Cheap cheap chinese knockoff.  ...  "
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" ...  It's cheap.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 3
day, cracked, protector, product
-100%
comment
" ...  maybe it was me, but i rubbed uo against something the first day I worn it and it shattered!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is not working .  ...  "
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" ...  Screen cracked sams day it was delivered.  ...  "
ISP
 3
-100%
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" ...  But the it won't download the information to the  ...  "
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" ...  ie Verizon, AT&T, or any other one.  ...  "
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" ...  ie Verizon, AT&T, or any other one.  ...  "
Ports
 3
charging, came, wouldnt, watch, usb
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Wouldnt reconize charging cable or pc cable .  ...  "
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" ...  The charging port came loose and it will no longer turn on.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes 
Calling
Sim Type:  Micro SIM 
GSM:  Yes 
Micro SIM
SIM TYPE
Yes
GSM
Yes
BLUETOOTH