10 Best Smartwatch Brands for Business & Leisure 2018Last Updated: August 3, 2018
If you are in the market for a smartwatch, the sheer volume of these hot items of wearable tech is both a source of pleasure and confusion. While there is a huge range of timepieces to choose from, choosing the best one for your lifestyle can be bewildering. Here to help you is AGENT’s review of 10 products from the leading smartwatch brands.
Smart Watches are among the most on-trend items in wearable tech, with many traditional watchmakers now branching into the area, giving a modern twist to their classic designs. With so many smartwatches on the market, finding the best smartwatch for your particular lifestyle can be a challenge.
Best Smartwatch Buyers Guide
To help you, read on, for the AGENT team’s reviews of 10 of the best smart watches by brands in this sector. And first, here is a video overview of the leading timepieces.
For those who are seeking a luxe, sophisticated image, the Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatch is one of the best smart watches. Although the price tag is fairly hefty, the watch is from one of Geneva’s premier watchmakers, and the design reflects this. The watch comes in a range of colours and finishes, all featuring Sleeptracker and MotionX technology.Check Price >
Due to its brilliant built-in GPS technology, the Motorola Moto 360 Sport is the ideal smartwatch for those who do a lot of running, trekking or hiking. It also merges seamlessly with many popular fitness apps, such as FitBit, Strava and MapMyRun. The silicone body and strap means the watch is comfortable and sweat-resistant, making it the perfect exercise device.Check Price >
If you’re looking for a smartwatch that’s every bit as tough and hardwearing as you are, the Casio Smart Outdoor Watch may be for you. Although some may find the bulky exterior off-putting, this adds to the watch’s rugged charm. With special features for trekking, fishing and cycling, this watch is for the truly outdoorsy.Check Price >
The Samsung Gear S2 is one of the best smartwatches for outdoor use. It’s rugged and funky, and provides quick access to all your apps and widgets, as well as notifications, helping you to easily track your fitness levels and sports scores. The Gear S2 is compatible with iOS and Android devices, enabling you to get the most out of every moment of the day.Check Price >
A smartwatch that sits on the other end of the price scale is the reasonably-priced Elephone W2. It doesn’t stint on great features, with a sleep analysis function, silent alarm, pedometer, incoming call alerts and long-lasting battery. The W2’s aesthetic is clean and appealing, with a round stainless steel face and a simple leather strap.Check Price >
It would be easy to dismiss the Guess Connect Smartwatch as more fashion than function, but it delivers a host of great features such as voice command, camera control, find my phone, custom vibrations and tap glass. With both male and female models available and a huge selection of colours and finishes, Guess offer something for everyone.Check Price >
Marketing itself as “the smartwatch for analog lovers”, the Fossil Q54 combines the classic with the futuristic. The watch has a vintage charm, with an aesthetic inspired by aviation, but features LED color-coded notifications and a sleek charger base. Additional functions include an activity tracker, interchangeable straps and compatibility with Android and iOS.Check Price >
Fitbit have long dominated the fitness tracker market, and their first true smartwatch doesn’t disappoint. The Blaze is configured with fitness in mind, featuring a heart rate monitor, on-screen work-outs, GPS technology and all day activity and sleep tracking. It has a sleek exterior with a choice of seven interchangeable straps.Check Price >
The Apple Watch Series 2 is pitched as the ultimate device for a healthy life. The watch is jam-packed with all the fitness and health capabilities that outdoorsy types would want, including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming, as well as built-in GPS. Apple Watch Series 2 also features a dramatically brighter display and a powerful dual-core processor. Unquestionably one of the best smart watches on the market.Check Price >
Although this smartwatch doesn’t come from a famous brand, it still has plenty to offer and so makes it into our roundup of the best smart watches. Perfect for the teenage health fanatic, it’s reasonably priced, and features a retro Casio-style aesthetic. The watch allows you to track your activity and fitness while giving you discreet notifications that only you will notice.Check Price >