Mobvoi might not be the most well-known name in the smartwatch arena, especially compared to the likes of Apple, Samsung and LG. But in 2018 the Chinese company earned a lot of praise for its new TicWatch range, which combined Google’s Wear OS with strong battery life and low prices. Because these smartwatches arealmost identical — they only differ in regard to the design of their bezel, and the addition of military grade drop resistance for the S2, which increases its price by $20. As such, I’ll be reviewing the TicWatch S2 here, but you can take everything I say about the watch — apart from the bezel design and that extra level of durability — and apply it to the cheaper E2. The TicWatch S2 has a subtle, stealthy look to it. The matte plastic body almost makes the watch look like a reference design created by Google, as a demonstration of what manufacturer partners could create. This shouldn’t be seen as a negative — and a white model is coming soon — but it means the S2 will be suited to buyers who want a subtle smartwatch which doesn’t draw much attention to itself. The display is surrounded by a bezel which reminds me of a traditional sports or divi...