Updated 18 Sep 2018

Nixon

the Mission

Snapshot: The Nixon Mission is waterproof and has GPS. It works with both iOS and Android phones.

the Mission
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$700

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Test results

Overall score
49
Fitness functions
?/10
Smart functions
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Battery
?/10

Good points

  • OK for fitness functions.
  • Somewhat accurate fitness sensors.
  • OK for smart functions.
  • Good features.
  • Can be worn while swimming.
  • Has GPS.
  • Works with both iOS and Android.

But

  • Difficult to use.
  • Poor for apps.
  • Extremely poor battery.
  • No sleep tracker.
  • No heart-rate monitor.

How we test

Overall score is based on:

Fitness functions (25%). Includes sleep tracking and assessments of fitness apps. Also includes Sensor accuracy which assesses the precision of sensors such as heart rate monitors and step counters.

Smart functions (25%). Includes phone functions, social media and voice recognition.

Ease of use (25%). Includes set-up, usability, and build quality.

Battery (15%). Includes battery life and recharge time.

App (5%). Assesses base app on phone.

Features (5%). Assesses available features.

Price is based on a September 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$700
Type
Smartwatch

More test results (/10)

Apps
2.6
Features
7.4
Sensor accuracy
6.8
Heart rate accuracy
n/a

Brand survey results

Brand reliability (%)
n/a
Brand satisfaction (%)
n/a

Specifications

Weight (g)
103
Battery life (tested, hours)
40
Time to fully charge from 0% (mins)
136
Charge gained from 0% in 30 minutes (%)
40%

Features

Heart-rate monitor
No
Sleep tracker
No
Water resistant
Yes
Can swim with
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
NFC
No
GPS
Yes
Works with iOS
Yes
Works with Android
Yes
Touchscreen
Yes
Clock display
Yes
Text message notification/read/reply
Yes / Yes / Yes
Make and receive calls
No
Music control
Yes
Navigation
Yes
Control phone camera
No