Smartwatches now have an all new approach and they have come a long way from what they were even a few years back. The focus of the watch manufacturers are no more limited solely on the usability but on the fancy outlook as well. The features too have been extended to include the measurement of fitness, media controllers etc. Not only that, you can also receive or drop a call or check a quick glimpse of messages that your phone has received right from your smartwatch. This enhances convenience for the users.
Let’s take a look at the best smartwatches available in the contemporary tech market:
Apple Watch Series 5
OS – watch OS 6, Connectivity – Bluetooth, WiFi, NFC, LTE, Compatibility – iOS, IP rating: water resistant to 50 m, Battery – 1 to 2 days, processor – Apple S4, Charging method – Wireless, Onboard storage – 16 GB, band size – depends on the basis of the watch size.
Innovative technology and awesome features are the major USPs of Apple smartwatch. Though there are various smartwatches dime a dozen, none is really better than this, given all the features is considered. The always on display makes you always active and check out time and operate other functionalities easily.
- large screen
- always on display
- slick design
- numerous fitness features
- battery life is poor
Samsung Galaxy Watch
OS – Tizen OS, Connectivity – wifi, Bluetooth, display – 1.2’’ or 1.3’’ 360×360 super AMOLED, IP rating – 50m, battery duration – 4 days on 46 mm, processor – dual core 1.15 GHz, onboard storage – 4 GB, band size – 22 m or 20 mm.
This smartwatch has improved from its last release in 2017. Samsung has often been avoided by the users for its poor battery life and this smartwatch sure plays a hero! You will never complain its battery life as it can run as long as a full day or even more (based on your activities) on a single charge. Also, there are a plenty of fitness highlights and features which make the watch desirable for the fitness enthusiasts. You can even save your diet chart in the watch and conveniently check these out while on the go!
- Top class battery life
- reliable experience
- practical rotating bezel
- bixby still lack
Fossil Gen 5
Connectivity – Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, Compatibility – iOS, IP rating: 3 ATM, Battery – 1 to 2 days, processor – Snapfragon Wear 3100, Charging method – proprietary, Onboard storage – 8 GB, band size – 22 mm straps.
- lightweight design
- app availability
- powerful battery
- sturdy design
- GPS can be slow sometimes
The Fossil group has gradually come to the forefront as the mainstream model manufacturers have a taken a leave with time. This fifth gen smartwatch provides you with an improved performance and battery life all the while bringing a wide range of Google’s play store to the wearable market.
Though some tech geeks consider that the battery life could be better and the inconsistent performance is not acceptable in the price range, but you may not pay any heed to these complains if you are a die hard fan of OS watch. Honestly, Fossil gen 5 got no competition once it comes to this genre. The best part? The watch has a wide range of designs and you can choose your favorite one.
OS – Wear OS, Connectivity – Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi, NFC, Compatibility – Android 4.3+, iOS 8+, IP rating: IP68, Battery duration – 1 to 2 days, 5 extra days when in essential mode, processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100, Charging method – magnetic connecting pin, Onboard storage – 4 GB, band size – depends on the basis of the watch size.
With its unique dual screen feature, this is indeed one of the best smartwatch wearables. One of the layers is on top of the other. The topmost layer is LCD display that is transparent and it shows the time, battery life, and your heart rate.
Just below this you will find a vibrant colored OLED screen which gives the benefits of wear OS. It shines when you are running on a low battery. If you use the watch on essential mode, the battery can last up to a whopping 5 days. Nevertheless, the lack of apps in it is sure a drawback for some tech geeks.
- innovative screen tech
- premium design
- battery life on essential mode – 5 days
- limited app
- no LTE features
So which one is your pick? Have you not found your preferable smartwatch wearable in our list? Don’t be sad. Feel free to inform in our comment box and we will feature your favorite ones the next time.