Technology has recently pinpointed a new target that needed to be “smarter,” the watch. The emergence of products like Fitbit has led to a large market of wristwatches telling more than just time, ultimately leading to more-informed wearers. Now you can find smartwatches from Garmin, Fitbit, Apple, and Samsung that provide health-related data, GPS information, and/or make or receive phone calls. Not only do the devices from the aforementioned companies provide easily accessible information, they can also suit a range of styles.
Garmin Instinct Outdoor Smart Watch
For individuals who love the outdoors the Garmin Instinct Outdoor Smart Watch makes a great wristwatch chock-full of useful information. Thus equipped with a three-axis compass and barometric altimeter, multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo), smartphone connectivity, and automatic uploads to the Garmin Connect online fitness community, the wearer will be well-informed and connected. The watch is thermal, shock, and water resistant.
Fitbit Versa 2 Health & Fitness Smartwatch
Health conscious? Your health goals can remain on track with a Fitbit there to help you monitor your heart rate, calories burned, step count, floors climbed, sleep schedule, and swim session. If you enjoy listening to music during your workout routine, the Spotify app can be controlled through the Versa 2. Utilize the Alexa compatibility to check the weather or set an alarm. Battery life is claimed to last six-plus days, depending on usage.
Apple Watch Series 3
Constant connectivity and convenience are a couple main reasons smartwatches exist. The ability to connect to calls and text messages through your iPhone is possible with the Apple Watch. Wrapped in an aluminum case, the Apple Watch includes an accelerometer and gyroscope, altimeter, and optical heart rate sensor in addition to the smartphone bluetooth connectivity. An 18-hour battery life is claimed for the Series 3. Choose from 38 millimeter or 42 millimeter screen size options.
Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch
Looking for a smartwatch with a classic design? The Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch features a round clock face with a twistable bezel. The 46-millimeter face displays pertinent information like the other watches on this list such as heart rate, step count, sleep cycle tracking, and calorie count, and also adds breathing exercises and a stress monitor. Looking for complete customization? Watch faces can be swapped and the order of the apps can be rearranged to suit user preference.