Looking for the best smart watch? Look no further. VolgoPoint brings a comprehensive list of the best smartwatches to help you in your search. This guide is a compilation of our previous round-up review articles of the best smartwatches by function, feature and price.
The market for smartwatches has grown exponentially over the past few years. This is good news for consumers like you because you have more choices. The downside is that it can be tricky to pick a smartwatch with all the products that have flooded the market. And because smartwatches practically have the same features, it can be very hard for a neophyte buyer to pick just one.
To make things easier for you, we have sorted our list into various categories — the best smartwatches for men and women, as well as those that are powered by Google’s Wear OS operating system. Even though our list includes most of the best Samsung Smartwatches From VolgoPoint, there are also some that work with another system.
1. Samsung Gear S3 Frontier
The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier could be the best smartwatch for men with its beautiful and durable design. The S3 Frontier is packed in features. It has sensors such as a barometer, altimeter, GPS, and heart-rate monitor. You can also use the Gear Fit app and Pear app to keep track of your activities.
The S3 Frontier is built for men with its large face measuring about 1.8 x 1.9 inches. It should look good on men with large wrists. It weighs 2.2 ounces sans the band. In comparison, the Apple Watch Series 2 weighs just .99 ounce.
The face is protected by Gorilla Glass so this watch should be able to withstand the usual bumps and drops. You can use it in up to 5 feet of water for around 30 minutes.
The 1.3-inch AMOLED display is bright enough even during the day. It has a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels and displays vivid colors and crisp images
2. Garmin Instinct
If you’re a guy looking for a good adventure smartwatch without breaking the bank, then you should consider getting the Garmin Instinct. This watch will give you the same performance as other high-end smartwatches but at a lesser price. This ruggedly designed smartwatch is highly recommended for active individuals. The Garmin Instinct can easily track all your activities. It can keep track of 25 various activities, from common ones like running and swimming to less common activities like stair-stepping and rowing. To log an activity, you simply have to press the top right button and choose the appropriate sport.
But make no mistake about it; the Garmin Instinct is more than a fitness tracker. It can provide you with all the health and wellness metrics, from calorie burning to step counting to sleep tracking. It can also determine if your stress levels are on the rise, and consequently, offer breathing techniques.
Moreover, this smartwatch will tell you to get up and walk around when it detects that you have been sitting too long.
3. Fossil Gen 5
Fossil is one of the more renowned makers of watches, and it has successfully launched its range of smartwatches, too. The latest Fossil Gen 5 series are arguably the best smartwatches from the American brand.It has built-in heart rate and GPS sensors, so you can install apps like Google Fit, Fit Workout, and Strave to get all the health-related information you want to record your activities and track your progress.
With a built-in GPS, you can use any of the abovementioned apps without connecting the Gen 5 to your smartphone. In short, you can work out without having to bring your smartphone.
Finally, Gen 5 is the first Wear OS device that can support tethered iPhone calls. In short, you can hear and answer calls using the Fossil Gen 5—no need to pull out your iPhone.