AW FLASHLIGHT USER?

jbizzybeetle

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AW FLASHLIGHT WELCOME addition to S3 LTE. Use it on dark stairs, walking dog at night. Saw someone running with the blinking setting and that really helped see them at edge of road.
 
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ItsGavinC

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AW FLASHLIGHT WELCOME addition to S3 LTE. Use it on dark stairs, walking dog at night. Saw someone running with the blinking setting and that really helped see them at edge of road.
It isn't an S3 or LTE feature. I had it on my series 0 running watch OS4. But you are right, it is a great feature. I use it every day.
 
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Relentless Power

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AW FLASHLIGHT WELCOME addition to S3 LTE. Use it on dark stairs, walking dog at night. Saw someone running with the blinking setting and that really helped see them at edge of road.
It's a nice feature and utilizing the Watch as a multi-tool in this situation. But the battery does suffer somewhat, depending how long it's being used for.
 

michaelb5000

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Do we have any idea of the runtime on the different modes? Not sure when I will need this but can see trying it out.
 

jbizzybeetle

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Ahhhhh, so feature new to me as my S0 back separated from itself, not the case, b4 explored OS4.0. I did love that S0 for 2.5 years! Goldplated so Tim won’t replace under extended warranty for a known manufacturer defect, however irrelevant. RIP.
 

ajm222

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this is indeed a great feature, and super bright. anyone concerned that the non-blinking red or white will cause burn-in of the screen? if i go on a 30 minute run on a regular basis, i'm worried about damage to the screen. so far i've used the blinking feature to avoid that.
 

rockyromero

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AW FLASHLIGHT WELCOME addition to S3 LTE. Use it on dark stairs, walking dog at night. Saw someone running with the blinking setting and that really helped see them at edge of road.
This works very nicely.

I can turn the blinking white light on the Apple Watch for people to see my signal from the front and, when turning the wrist, from behind.

Smooth riding.

This drained the Watch battery for the two hours of outdoors riding.

 

dave006

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this is indeed a great feature, and super bright. anyone concerned that the non-blinking red or white will cause burn-in of the screen? if i go on a 30 minute run on a regular basis, i'm worried about damage to the screen. so far i've used the blinking feature to avoid that.
I see both the fixed White and Red actually adjust brightness over an interval which seems to be to prevent screen burn-in. Do you notice the light intensity vary?

Dave
 

deadandalive

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I thought this was the dumbest feature ever when I got it.

How can that little tiny screen throw enough light to be useful ?

Now I use it almost every day so I dont bust my ass walking in the dark Bedroom at night