Top 10 Smartwatches
Smartwatches are the latest trendy wearable technological gadgets which have the potential to track fitness activities. Apart from its features, it appears very fashionable to wear. These watches can also track calories burned and nutrition intake and monitors BP and heart rate. It can be concluded that these watches are able to keep an eye on overall health and fitness. It also lets you never miss an important call or notification. Therefore, it gets very important to choose your smartwatch wisely. Here are some of the watches that one can consider.
Mobvoi is a Chinese company producing technological products set up 10 years ago in 2012. The company is governed from Beijing, China. The company is founded by Zhifei Li and Yunanyuan Li (its co-founder). Mobvoi manufactures a lot of products, one of which is the smartwatch. The watch also has a Global Positioning System, heart rate sensor, and fitness tracker. TicWatch is the very first watch of its production, including the TicWear operating system produced by Google. The watch agrees with both Android and iOS devices. TicWatch was introduced only for Chinese citizens, but TicWatch 2 was set for global release. The only difference between these editions is eSim. TicWatch includes this feature, whereas its next edition excludes it. After successfully producing smartwatches, the company further produced various models like TicWatch S and E, TicWatch Pro, TicWatch C2, S2, and E2, and TicWatch Pro 3 GPS. TicWatch S and E are its first models with Google's Wear OS rather than TicWear OS. For its increased battery life, the watch TicWatch Pro has a layered display with a mix of LCD and AMOLED. It gives a battery life from 2-5 days to 30 days in essential mode.
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., too, is a multinational Chinese company headed in Shenzhen, China. It is a privately owned company founded 35 years ago on September 15, 1987, by Ren Zhengfei. It operates a market of its products and services in over 170 countries worldwide. It deals in various technological lines, including Mobile and fixed broadband networks, Dongles, Tablets, Smartphones, Consultancy, managed services, and others. The company also acquired the world's largest telecommunications products producer, Ericsson, in 2012. Huawei's latest launch is Huawei Watch GT 2e which has a 1.39-inch AMOLED HD display and colorful straps, which makes it stylish to wear. The watch has induced dual-chip design during its design and production. Not only this, it has its algorithm designed in such a way as to optimize the use of its battery, which makes its battery last longer. The watch also has 35 custom modes for workout and fitness and 15 professional modes, including climbing, running, cycling, and swimming. The watch also consists of a feature that reflects upon one's oxygen supply in the body. Also, it has a feature that keeps an eye on our stress levels. Its first watch, Huawei Watch, is an Android-compatible watch launched on September 02, 2015.
Fossil Group is an American public company dealing in fashion designer products. The company was founded by Tom Kartsotis 38 years ago in 1984 as Overseas Products. It is headquartered in Richardson, Texas. The company has acquired multiple brands, including Skagen Denmark, Misfit, WSI, Relic, and others. It also produces licensed accessories for BMW, Armani Exchange, Diesel, Tory Burch, Puma, Emporio, and many more. Fossil deals in various product lines like watches, wallets, leather products, perfume, and jewelry. It also procured the Watch Station International chain from Luxottica Hut in 2007. The company has introduced various smart watches, Gen 6, Gen 5, Gen 5E, and Gen 5 LTE. Also, it has released Hybrid Hr Smart Watch with an ancient aesthetic design. All of its smartwatches have covered all the activities and features being performed and expected by all the smartwatches. Its watches can make payments, answer and receive calls, track activities, and control texts and music. Not only this, it offers its customers a choice between steel bracelet strap, sporty silicone strap, or both in its design. Its smartwatches have induced various features like the latest technology and fitness applications. It goes well with both iOS and Android.
4. Apple Watch Series 2
Apple Inc. is an American multinational company dealing in technological products and services. The company is headed from California. As of reports of 2022, it is the world's largest and second-largest mobile-producing company by market capitalization. Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne in April 1976. Apple launched its line of smartwatches in April 2015. The Apple Watch Series 2 has a water resistance feature upto 50 meters, watchOS 3 operating system, a GPS receiver, and a dual Apple S2 processor. It chooses sports brands, woven nylon bands, and stainless steel or a leather band. This Series 2 also introduced ceramic white color as a new option and has features of a heart rate sensor, gyroscope, and accelerometer. They also launched an Apple Watch Nike+ Series 2 as its collaboration with Nike, Inc. The watch has an in-built rechargeable lithium-ion battery that is workable for upto 18 hours and has a magnetic charging cable with a USB power adapter. It supports many languages like Australian, Canadian, British, American English, Chinese, German, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Romanian, Spanish, Korean, Finnish, Portuguese, Hindi, Greek, Japanese, Czech, Polish, Thai, Turkish, Slovak, Arabic, Vietnamese, Hungarian, and many more.
5. Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 3 was launched on 22 September 2017 and claimed to have a faster processor. Apple Watch Series 3 has launched two models in this series, the Series 3 GPS and the other is Series 3 GPS + Cellular. The watch comes with a sport band or Milanese loop in aluminum and stainless steel. It also comes in a Nike sport band or loop due to collaboration with Nike. The watch has been made by keeping in mind the various features like GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS, Altimeter, Optical heart sensor, Emergency SOS, Water Resistance upto 50 meters, Gyroscope, Ambient light sensor, Microphone, Apple pay, Accelerometer up to 16 g - forces, Speaker, GymKit, 16GB capacity with GPS + cellular, and 8GB capacity with GPS only. The watch has been produced in 38mm, 42mm display, and Retina OLED display. This series of Apple Watch is energy efficient and has good, responsible packaging with an arsenic-free display. Watches are available in Aluminium and Stainless Steel cases and White Ceramic cases. Also, the brand has launched this series in a new model, Gray ceramic case color. It also supports all the languages supported by Series 2.
6. Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 4
Xiaomi Corporation is a Chinese brand headed from Beijing. This public company was founded 12 years ago, in April 2010, by Lei Jun. It is the second largest manufacturer of smartphones after Samsung. It deals in various product fields like mobile phones, consumer electronics, personal computers and related softwares, home appliances, and IoT products. Xiaomi has also expanded its production to smart wearables and watches and named it MI Smart Band. This product was launched on June 16, 2019, and is a predecessor to Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 3. The watch has a 0.95-inch AMOLED touchscreen display and a screen brightness of up to 400 nits. It has a resolution of 120 x 240. It provides 5.0 Bluetooth connectivity and NFC on some models. This watch has a RAM of 512KB and a storage of 16MB. Also, it is waterproof up to 50 meters and 5 atmospheres. It has induced various sensors, including an accelerometer, gyroscope, PPG heart rate sensor, and capacitive proximity sensor. Also, it has a battery power of 135mAH and provides 20 days of battery life. This watch has a total mass of 22.1 g. The brand has also manufactured its next successor, Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5.
7. Samsung Galaxy Watch
Samsung is a Korean conglomerate group operated from Seoul, South Korea, to serve the entire world. In 1938, Lee Byung-Chul founded the Samsung group. It deals in various products and services, including clothing, automotive, electronic components, semiconductors, advertisements, hospitality, financial services, health care, information technology, and many more. It owns various subsidiaries like Samsung Electronics, SDI, SDS, Heavy Industries, Life Insurance, Biologics, Engineering, etc. It also acquires a subsidiary, Cheil Worldwide, a marketing group that manages advertisements, public relations, digital marketing, etc. Samsung Galaxy Watch is one of its product lines of Samsung Electronics. The watch is a successor to Samsung Gear Watches. This Galaxy Watch was set for sale in the market in August 2018. This watch has been followed by its successors like Galaxy Watch Active, the Galaxy Watch Active 2, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Watch 4 and 4 Classic, and Galaxy Watch 5 and 5 Pro. All the watches in this series, hitherto Galaxy Watch 3, used the Tizen operating system, and successors of Galaxy Watch 3 have now induced WearOS as their operating system. All the watches in this series are competent enough to be used under different circumstances and by distinct categories of people. Galaxy Watch comes in two sizes, 42mm, and 46mm. It provides its users with a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels. The product comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ and is built with Exynos 9110 dual-core 1.15 GHz processor. It has an accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, electro-optical sensor, and photodetector as its various sensors. It provides a battery life of up to 4 to 7 days, depending upon its size. It also provides the user with Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-fi, NFC, and GPS connectivity.
8. Fitbit FB507BKBK Versa 2
Fitbit is an America-based company dealing in electronics and fitness-related products. The company is engaged in the production of wireless wearables and physical monitors. It launched its first product in 2009 and named it the Fitbit tracker. James Park and Eric Friedman, currently acting as its CEO, and CTO, founded this company in 2007 on March 26. In 2014, the company started allowing its customers to sync their iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices with the trackers. In 2021, Alphabet procured the company wholly. Also, according to reports, Fitbit was the biggest wearable technology in 2019. Fitbit's release Fitbit Versa 2 provides users with useful insight into their health by telling calories burned by the user throughout the day and real-time heart rate zones. It lets the user connect to the phone's GPS and measure the pace and distance covered while jogging or bike riding. It also helps the user find whether their body is ready for workouts. The device also estimates the user's fitness level. It has an auto-detector that automatically gets when you are exercising and then records the related stats. The device is also water resistant up to 50 meters. It also has a built-in indicator for the user's menstrual health and fitness.
9. Honor Band 4
Honor is a Shenzhen-based Chinese company trading in smartphones, laptops, wearables, and related accessories. This company was founded 10 years ago in 2013 by Ren Zhengfei and is a subsidiary brand of Huawei Technologies. Usually, this brand is available in online stores only but in some physical stores of some selected markets. The brand initially set its products for sale in the Chinese market but started selling them internationally in 2014. This Honor Band 4 was set for sale in 2018 and provided the user with a water resistance of up to 50 meters. It has a TPU, a Thermoplastic body, and a battery life of up to 17 days. Also, the watch provides 95% accurate fitness and related data and comes with an AMOLED display. It also allows the user to connect with both Android and iOS devices. The watch comes in two different editions, the standard and the special. This watch has an in-built accelerometer, gyroscope, and heart rate monitor. It also has a tracker to track the entire sleep cycle of the user. It provides the user with a feature of detecting strokes while swimming too. The watch has been produced to track the user's steps, calories, distance, swimming, indoor and outdoor walking, and many more.
10. Fastrack Reflex 2.0 watches
Fastrack is an Indian brand dealing in fashion accessories such as watches, sunglasses, bags, wallets, and perfumes. The company is a subsidiary of Titan watches and was established in 1998. Reflex 2.0 is Fastrack's activity tracker smartwatch product, designed with a 12 mm thick case and in three different trendy, eye-catching fashionable colors. It tracks all the user's activity, whether distance covered, steps taken, or calories burnt throughout the day. It also provides a feature of scrolling notifications through which users can read SMS and WhatsaApp messages and see the calls on the screen. It also holds control of the user's phone camera. The availability of a tracker can help the user in the situation of loss and theft by tracking the device and thus helps you avoid stress during such acts. This watch comes with a sleep tracker by which the user's sleep pattern can be tracked. It also has water resistance ability, which can tolerate a bit of water and work for a long time on a single charge.