Updated 16 Mar 2018

Nixon

the Mission

Snapshot: The Nixon the Mission is swimproof, with GPS but doesn't have an integrated heart rate monitor. It works with both iOS and Android phones.

the Mission
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$699

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Test results

Overall score
53
Fitness functions
?/10
Smart functions
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Battery
?/10

Good points

  • OK for fitness functions.
  • OK for smart functions.
  • OK to use.
  • Good features.
  • Is water resistant.
  • Has GPS.
  • Works with both iOS and Android.

But

  • Poor for apps.
  • Extremely poor battery.
  • No integrated heart rate monitor.
  • No sleep tracker.

How we test

Overall score is based on:

Fitness functions (25%). Includes sensor accuracy, sleep tracking, and assessments of fitness apps.
Heart rate accuracy is included as part of the fitness functions score and assessed against medical equipment.

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 March 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$699

More test results (/10)

Apps
2.6
Features
7.2

Specifications

Type
Smartwatch
Weight (g)
103.3
Battery life (tested, hours)
40
Time to full charge from 0% (mins)
136

Features

Water resistant
Swimproof
Bluetooth
NFC
×
GPS
Works with iOS
Works with Android
Screen (touch)
yes (yes)
Clock display
Text message notification/Read/Reply
yes / yes / yes
Make and receive calls
×
Control music playlist and playback
Navigation
Control phone camera
×
Heart-rate monitor
×
Sleep tracker
×