HOW TO CHOOSE BEST SMARTWATCH

How to choose the Best Smartwatch: 6 Best Smartwatches that you must know

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With technologies on our wrists, Smartwatches is some most of us have or aspire to have. But let’s be honest, they are either too expensive, have fewer features, or simply are not that cool!

Today we will be telling you the best way you can choose a smartwatch for yourself out of a plethora of watches available. Before we take a look at the brands, let us first look at what do you look for in a watch.

  1. Smartphone compatibility: Before choosing a watch, make sure you check out if the watch is compatible with your mobile phone or not, whether the app is available on your mobile, and the type of operating system it has.
  • Sensors: Now, many of us know that smartwatch can track footsteps, heart rate, and  BP, etc. but not many of us know that to track all these, a smartwatch must have good sensors that will help track your health or even other things. Below are given common sensors used in smartwatches;
  • Pedometer: To count footsteps
  • Oximeter: To count the heartbeat
  • Accelerometer: To count speed
  • Gyroscope: To measure rotation
  • Magnetometer: To know the direction
  • Temperature sensor: For the ambient temperature
  • GPS: For your location

Make sure you look for these sensors, and check if the watch can really track what it promise.

  • Battery Life: Smartwatches come in two categories Analog and Digital. The Analog smartwatch does not have the monitors or vibrations that a digital one has. But the battery life of the Analog watch is much higher than the digital watch. So make sure you choose as per your requirement.
How to Choose Best Smartwatch
How to Choose Best Smartwatch
  • Other Design Features: Design features such as the quality of the belt, the size of the dial, the size of letters or numbers, etc come into play while choosing a watch. These factors do not cause a problem when we buy watches offline, but when online we need to make sure we know about them. Below are the factors we should look for when buying a watch;
  • The dial size in inches
  • The material of the belt
  • The display type
  • Touch screen or not
  • Male v/s Female watch
  • Waterproof
How to Choose Best Smartwatch
How to Choose Best Smartwatch
  • Pricing: All companies offer their best features in smartwatch but to know which features are best for you and the amount you would like to spend is worth that is also important so that you don’t end up overspending.
  • Types of smartwatches: Not many of us know different types of smartwatches, but there are four types of smartwatches. Look at the table below to know what features do they have.
TypeDisplay MonitorHealth FeaturesCall AnsweringApp
SimpleYes, but basicNoNoYes
SportsYes, advancedYes, with advanced sensorsYesYes
ClassicMaybeYesYesYes
IndependentYesYesYes, advancedNo, they operate as a separate device

Now that we know what to look for in a Smartwatch, let us look at the best smartwatches available in the market;

Apple Watch Series 5 :

How to Choose Best Smartwatch
Best Smartwatches

The technology of Apple surpasses every other watch. Having an amazing design, this is the best watch in the market. Some of its features are:

  1. OS: Watch OS6, iOs
  2. Display: 1.76”
  3. Display type: OLED
  4. Storage: 16GB
  5. Battery Life: 1 to 2 days
  6. Water resistant: Yes
  7. Charging: Wireless
  8. Bluetooth: Yes
  9. Other connectivity: Wi-Fi, NFC, LTE

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2

Best Smartwatches
Best Smartwatches

This is an android equivalent of the apple watch. Unarguably, it is the best android watch available in the market. With its design and technology, it has become more popular than its predecessor. Some of its features are:

  1. OS: Tizen OS, Android
  2. Display: 360X360mm
  3. Display Type: OLED
  4. Storage: 4GB
  5. Battery Life: 2-3 days
  6. Water resistant: Yes
  7. Charging: Wireless
  8. Bluetooth: Yes
  9. Other connectivity: Wi-Fi

Oppo SmartWatch:

Best Smartwatches
Best Smartwatches

Many have said it to be a copy of Apple Series watches. But apart from the design it has some original features that proves to be very economical.

Features:

  1. OS: Wear OS 5, iOs
  2. Display: 1.6”
  3. Display Type: AMOLED
  4. Storage: 8GB
  5. Battery Life: 2-3 days
  6. Water resistant: Yes
  7. Charging: Wired magnetic
  8. Bluetooth: Yes
  9. Other connectivity: Wi-Fi

Fossil Gen5:

Best Smartwatches
Best Smartwatches

It is one of the top Analog smartwatch out there.  

Some of its features are:

  1. OS: N/A, Android
  2. Display: 1.2”
  3. Display Type: AMOLED
  4. Storage: 8GB
  5. Battery Life: 2-3 days
  6. Water resistant: Yes
  7. Charging: Proprietary
  8. Bluetooth: Yes
  9. Other connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS

Fossil Sport

Best Smartwatches
Best Smartwatches

This is one of the cheapest Android OS watches in the market. With its lightweight design, it is a great watch you can carry into your gym.

Some of its features are:

  1. OS: N/A, Android
  2. Display: 1.2”
  3. Display Type: AMOLED
  4. Storage: 4GB
  5. Battery Life: 2-3 days
  6. Water resistant: Yes
  7. Charging: Proprietary
  8. Bluetooth: Yes
  9. Other connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS

Huwei Watch GT 2e

Best Smartwatches
Best Smartwatches

It is the best smartwatch having android OS. It is best for people who want to track their fitness. Some of its features are:

  1. OS: N/A, Android
  2. Display: 1.39”
  3. Display Type: AMOLED
  4. Storage: 4GB
  5. Battery Life: 2 weeks
  6. Water-resistant: Yes
  7. Charging: Proprietary
  8. Bluetooth: Yes
  9. Other connectivity: GPS

We hope you found this guide helpful. There are so many watches out there, if you find anything that helps you to choose the best smartwatch apart from these, let us know in the comments below.

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