As the world has been undergoing transformation wrist watches have not been left behind. They are now not only used to show time but have the ability to track location using GPS, receive and send text messages as well as track your heart rate. It is, therefore, a great accessory for your smartphone. We have compiled a list of 10 of the best watches this year 2017 available in the market.
1. Samsung Gear Fit2 Smartwatch Large, Black
The Fit2’s design is unlike anything we have come across so far. It is as great for sporting and training action as it is for everyday usage. With the ability to measure calories burnt, heart rate, sleep quality and the auto tracking capability, it is evident that your training needs are sorted. Ability to stream music as well as respond and receive notifications such as calls and text makes it apt for the everyday user.
2. Huawei Watch 2 Classic
Nothing beats the premium look of class and elegance portrayed by the watch 2 Classic. Continuous heart rate monitor, built-in GPS coupled with the work-out coach is good for people looking to monitor they work out through their smartphones. Finally, the watch 2 is also optimized to give you the highest battery life, you can enjoy in a smartwatch.
3. Antimi SmartWatch Sweatproof
I honestly didn’t expect much from this watch but was surprised by its amazing features. It can run applications smoothly as well as make and receive phone calls like a stand-alone phone. It is compatible with a huge array of Android devices as well as IOS devices although most features don’t work in the latter. It also has a 2-year guarantee replacement for battery, bracelet, USB line and metal watch bulked.
4. ANCwear Bluetooth Smart Watch
For a relatively unknown brand, the watch performs above per. The ANCwear is great everyday smartwatch compatible with Android and IOS devices although some features in the latter do not work. The watch is compatible with a GSM sim cards which you can use to receive or make a phone call. Generally, it is a professional looking watch that is a good bang for your buck.
5. Apple Watch Series 2
As always is the case with Apple products it does fail in all departments. From a tough aluminum casing, OLED retina display, dual-core processor and compatibility with every iPhone since iPhone 5the series 2 maintains the premium quality of the apple range of smartwatches.
6. Garmin vívoactive HR
The very sporty looking design of the vivoactive stands out when you first set your eyes upon it. It comes with a highly readable high-resolution color touchscreen that makes operation even easier. It can also help you keep fit with its ability to monitor your heart rate, compile training stats and give a final progress report.
7. Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch
If you are looking for the ultimate sporting smartwatch then the Fitbit Blaze is the one for you. Its wrist heart monitoring capabilities are great especially when you are looking at tracking your heart rate during practice. It can also monitor your workout rate, map your practice route using GPS and give a performance rating. All this is over and above its other capabilities as a smartwatch.
8. Samsung Gear S2
This watch is big on design but low on functionality. It doesn’t come with speakers to enable call picking although it will promptly show other notifications. It is only compatible with Android devices. The only thing that might have stood out is the wireless charging dock.
9. Apple Watch Nike+ 42mm Space Gray
The apple watch Nike+ is a thing of beauty just by looking at its classic design. The watch is water resistant up to 50 meters and has a powerful battery capable of staying up for 18 hours. This coupled with magnetic charging cable sends off the charts. The watch is also great for fitness with its heart rate sensor.
10. Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
The Samsung gear S3 is a solid looking watch complete with a stylish and satisfying look. The S3 is water resistant and can be used to pick calls courtesy of the built-in speakers that come with it. With a 380mah battery that can last up to 3 days and the amazing memory capacity, it makes a strong case. The only downside is the inability to connect with IOS. It can only connect with Android KitKat and higher.