Smart watches are here to stay. With the ability to control your phone on the go, track your fitness and health, set up smart commands and integrate with all your devices, they are a must-have wearable for any savvy gadget-head.
But with so many smart watches on the market, which should you get? We break it down in our guide below.
The Apple Loyalist
If you’re a die-hard Apple user, there is no reasonable option other than the Apple Watch. Choose the strap and case to match your unique style and enjoy seamless integration with all your Apple devices. Benefit form their partnerships with famous brands, including Nike and Hermes, to ensure you’re wearing the most stylish watch going.
The Apple Watch comes with a hefty price tag – but that’s to be expected from this iconic tech brand.
The Samsung Enthusiast
For those sat squarely in the Samsung camp, the Samsung Gear takes the crown. Built to mimic a traditional watch, it still comes with all the features you’d expect, including the ability to take calls, receive messages and notifications and track your health and fitness.
The android technology comes with the added benefit of being compatible with a range of phones (not just Samsung) making it a top choice for android users – even those who don’t own a Samsung.
The Fitness Fanatic
Fitbit have long been the name in fitness wearables, and their most recent products – the Fitbit Versa 2, is a bona fide smart watch in it’s on right.
With fitness tracking that is fair superior to it’s rivals, the Versa 2 also allows you to track and record sets, input different types of activity, track heartrate, sleep quality and much more, putting you in complete control of your health.
Additionally, you’ll be able to perform some basic functions liked with your phone, such as taking calls and receiving notifications.
The Digital Native
Children of today have very much grown up with smart devices surrounding them, so it’s no surprise that the market for children’s smart watches has exploded.
VTECH have invested heavily in this space, and the Kidizoom is tailor-made for children, including features like a camera, learning apps, pedometer, motion sensor, voice recorder and more.
Of course, some parents might consider purchasing an Apple Watch for their children, thanks to its general compatibility and greater range of apps.
The Outdoors Wanderer
For those who go out into nature, but take technology with them, the Garmin Venu is an essential. This waterproof, GPS watch comes with over 20 pre-installed fitness apps, allows you to download playlists for listening on-the-go and route planning – a dream for runners, cyclists and off-the-beaten path adventures.
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