Welcome to another in-depth review of the HK9 Ultra 2 which is the big brother of the HK9 Pro Plus, a remarkable smartwatch from the HK Series that has a reputation for delivering top-notch replicas, and the HK9 Ultra 2 continues to uphold that standard with generating significant buzz in the market. As a replica of the highly popular Apple Watch Ultra 2, offers a compelling combination of style, functionality, and affordability, making it an attractive option for individuals seeking a high-quality.
With functionalities, software, and design improvements, this watch stands out from competitors with advanced features due to its robust performance and budget-friendly price and stands out as one of the best-value smartwatches on the market. The highlight is its 2.12-inch AMOLED screen, resembling the original Apple Watch. It offers exclusive watch faces with new animations, health and fitness Functions, Calling, NFC, Voice Assistant, the WatchOS 10 UI, and a new feature the Chat-GPT.
I had the opportunity to unbox this Watch and explore its capabilities firsthand. In this full review, I will delve into all aspects of the HK9 Ultra 2, from its design and build quality to its performance and software capabilities, shedding light on why it deserves recognition as one of the best smartwatches available that is worth considering. Without further ado, Join me as we uncover the strengths and weaknesses of this highly anticipated smartwatch.
First things first, the packaging is a testament to the attention to detail that this smartwatch brings to the table. Adorning the box is the HK9 Ultra 2, and a quick glance will tell you that it draws inspiration from the Apple Watch Ultra 2. However, it has something that sets it apart from the competition – the fastest processor available in the market right now. We’re talking about performance that outshines any of its contenders, including the Hello Watch 3 Plus. Upon opening the box, you’re greeted with essential accessories. These include a wireless charging adapter, a user manual that guides you through the setup process, and two silicone straps, one in gray and the other in classic black.
Design And Build Quality
Peeling off the protective layer, we can’t help but appreciate the beautiful design. The build quality is top-notch, and the silver titanium color gives it a resemblance to the Apple Watch Ultra 2. It’s a remarkable departure from the previous HK8 Pro Max, which had a golden hue. Drawing inspiration from the Ultra Series, its metal build exudes an air of elegance, while the meticulous paint finish adds a touch of refinement. Notably, the minimalistic design is elevated by the presence of ultra-thin bezels that frame the AMOLED display. With its 2.12-inch flat display and slim chassis, the watch boasts a sleek and modern look.
From the right side, we notice the presence of two holes, accommodating the top and bottom microphones. The crown, located on the right side, offers smooth and precise navigation, akin to its original Apple counterpart. A single click takes users to the main menu, while a double click opens the task list. Another notable feature is the second button, which is conveniently placed for easy access. The left side of the watch boasts ten holes for the speaker, while a striking orange button adds a touch of uniqueness to the overall design.
Turning the watch over reveals four screws, watch band buttons, and informative text about the look, including sensor placement.
The HK9 Ultra 2 boasts a sturdy build quality that inspires confidence in its durability. The watch is constructed with a durable alloy frame and a lightweight design, it offers a comfortable wearing experience throughout the day. The combination of metal and high-grade plastic components ensures that the watch can withstand daily wear and tear. The attention to detail becomes apparent as we examine the 49mm case, which closely resembles the original Apple Watch Ultra 2. The precision and craftsmanship are evident in the design highlight the commitment of the watch to emulate its high-end counterpart. This small yet significant detail reflects the manufacturer’s dedication to replicating the minute intricacies of the original device.
The overall weight of the watch may feel slightly heavier than other models on the market, but this can be attributed to the substantial build and enhanced materials used in its construction. While some individuals may prefer lighter options, the weight of the HK9 Ultra 2 adds to its robustness and premium feel.
The strap plays a significant role in completing the watch’s overall aesthetic. Crafted from lightweight and comfortable silicone, it ensures a pleasant experience during extended wear. Moreover, its removable nature allows for customization, as you have the option to use any 4JUdGzvrMFDWrUUwY3toJATSeNwjn54LkCnKBPRzDuhzi5vSepHfUckJNxRL2gjkNrSqtCoRUrEDAgRwsQvVCjZbRyFTLRNyDmT1a1boZVa metal or leather strap, further expanding the style choices to suit your preferences.
The watch is equipped with an IP68 waterproof rating, which means it can handle sweat and splashes of water. However, it is important to note that the watch is not suitable for swimming or exposure to hot water or saltwater, as it is not specifically approved for such activities. To prevent any potential damage in the long or short term, it is advisable to avoid submerging the watch or exposing it to water. Additionally, with the presence of a speaker and microphone, it is recommended to keep the watch dry to maintain its functionality. In the event that the watch does come into contact with water, it is advisable to dry it thoroughly before using it again, ensuring its longevity and optimal performance over time.
On the other hand, The crowning jewel of the HK9 Ultra 2 is undoubtedly its AMOLED display. I am happy to say that I was completely impressed with its display, which is my favorite type and one of the strengths of this smartwatch, Unlike other clones that contain an IPS panel, this watch has slimmer bezels, enabling you to see more content on the tiny display than ever before, it’s a lovely punchy display with a 2.12-inch AMOLED display, and because its larger than other smartwatches being one of the few smartwatch clones that are the same size as the apple watch, the images displayed on the screen are clear thanks to the high resolution of 410*520 pixels and a high pixel density.