Smartwatches are surely one of the most compelling mobile devices today. They don’t only allow us to expand our smartphone functionality, but also are a quite fashionable gadgets. If you still don’t have one on your wrist, holiday shopping season may be the best occasion to change that. Furthermore, you may also want to consider buying one as a Christmas gift. To make your decision easier which one to buy, below we prepared the list of the best smartwatches to buy for this occasion.
Released at the Apple’s special press conference, the new Apple Watch 3 seems to set new standards when it comes to smartwatches. The Apple Watch 3 no longer depends on iPhone for connectivity. Starting with the third gen of Apple’s smartwatches users will have an option to pay additional $10 monthly bill to wireless carrier for access to 4G LTE. Apart from the support for 4G LTE, the device offers a package of health- and fitness-oriented features.
The Apple Watch released last year was a pretty awesome device, by many considered the best product in wearables category. When you have such great device, is there even room for improvements? Sure there is. Apple proved that today with the Apple Watch Series 2 which got official a few hours ago.
Asus Zenwatch debuts with perfectly circular design, stunning metal frame and Android Wear software.
Smartwatches haven’t been around for quite as long as smartphones so there’s still a lot of room for innovation and improvements. There are also not so many models to choose from, but every smartphone maker wants to have at least one smartwatch in its offer and Asus is no different. Asus Zenwatch 3 just debuted at IFA with perfectly circular design, stunning metal frame and Android Wear software.
Samsung debuts the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier featuring the largest display ever found in smartwatch
Many of us aren’t fond of smartwatches mostly due to the fact that they often lack design flair of a traditional analog watch. Conscious of that Samsung decided to make a smartwatch that will meet the tastes of even the most picky aesthetes and introduced the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier. Both wearable gadgets feature stunning specs, water and dust resistant body and the biggest display ever found in smartwatches.
Smartwatches are a relatively new addition to smart devices market, but they have already managed to win the hearts of users of all ages. Almost every smartphone maker has at least one smartwatch in its offer the selection is rapidly expanding. However, watches made by the most popular, internationally recognizable companies can cost a pretty penny. Don’t worry, though. There are many more than decent devices that won’t cost you a fortune. Here are some of the best deals on smartwatches which are capable of making and receiving calls and are priced under 100 bucks.
During holiday shopping season, smart tech market is teeming with promotions. However, you have to look very hard to find a deal on an Apple device and even if you do come across one, the price cut is usually not very significant. That’s how things are with Apple. Black Friday brought a pretty generous discount on the Apple Watch but like other deals that day, it was short-lived so many users were unable to buy the wearable. If you missed the opportunity to get the “iWatch” at a lower price, you now have another chance to do so as Best Buy undercut Amazon and Apple stores and offers the device with a $100 discount.
The almost perfect classy LG Watch Urbane LTE has just got an update, meet the LG Watch Urbane 2 that comes with significant upgrades over the predecessor. Being a completely independent device with built-in cellular connection and 4G LTE connectivity on the board, the Urbane 2 gives users ability to surf Internet, send messages and even make calls independently without engaging the phone. Also the new wearable debuts with Android Wear that replaces the ill-fated webOS platform found in previous models. Additionally, while delivering high-tech functions, the watch still keeps the fashionable design of its predecessor.
Giving you a chance to buy an Android Wear smartwatch without ruining your tight budget Asus has released the ZenWatch 2. Announced back in summer, the watch now made its official appearance at the company’s IFA 2015 press conference unveiling a complete list of specs and pricing details. Being available in two size versions just like the Apple Watch or 2nd Gen Moto 360, the ZenWatch 2 comes labeled with a competitive sub-$200 price tag.
Motorola expanded its smartwatch series by introducing the Moto 360 2nd Gen and the Moto 360 Sport. While the Moto 360 is a more fashionable fully customizable watch offering almost 300 different combination of size, style and color, the Moto 360 Sport is a fitness-focused wearable with a water- and dust-resistant unibody and an innovative AnyLight display.
Originally scheduled to be unveiled at IFA trade show in Berlin, two new Samsung smartwatches has just made their unexpected debut. The futuristic-looking Gear S2 and more traditional the timeless Gear S2 Classic carry round face and are the very first wearables to run Samsung-made Tizen OS. Here’s pretty much all you want to know about the smartwatches starting from their design and specs to end on its US distributors.
After stealing the MWC 2015 show the long-awaited Huawei Watch somehow sank into the ground keeping its premiere date, availability and pricing details in secret for months. Right now, the desired by millions, the Huawei Watch has been finally announced and available for purchase from day one for a price starting at $349. Open for pre-order today, the watch is scheduled to ship in two weeks. If you plan to get one for yourself, here’s where to buy it.
It’s not exactly a secret that the Moto 360 smartwatch will soon have a successor, or to be more exact – successors. Upcoming IFA in Berlin would be a great opportunity to make the watches official, but it appears that Motorola is not going to show up at the trade show, at least not with the Moto 360 2. It doesn’t mean, though, that the announcement of the devices was postponed. Actually, “It’s time” for it right now. Motorola’s Chinese parent company, Lenovo, will unveil the next generation Moto 360 smartwatches on September 8th in Shanghai.
Samsung shows off a new Gear S2 smartwatch with a round watch face, metal body and new user interface
Preceded by a great number of leaks and speculations, the Samsung Gear S2 made its first official public pop-up. Presented at Unpacked 2015 event in NYC the new smartwatch appears to be a great leap ahead from the original Gear S. The wearable gadget fits into the round face trend initiated by the Moto 360 and LG G Watch R, features a new user interface and comes packed into a metal body.
Advanced technology has always been a true ally for disabled people making their lives at least a bit easier. This time the mobile technology will meet the needs of blind smartphone users allowing them to check their messages without the necessity of reading them aloud. What’s most important, the Dot braille smartwatch helps the visually impaired to use their handsets in a more natural without ruining the budget.
Last week ZTE, a China-based mobile manufacturer, started accepting pre-orders on the Axon phone, a high-end Android smartphone targeting at the States. Now, the Axon line is getting another member, the Axon Watch. Looking like a traditional watch the new wearable features sapphire coating and IP67 certification for safe water immersion.
The Pebble’s Kickstarter campaign backers were the very first who got the opportunity to put their hands on the company’s newest smartwatch, the Pebble Time. Right now the wearable gadget becomes available for a wider audience having Best Buy for its exclusive distributor. Pre-sale on the smartwatch kick off today and the giant retailer is offering the device nationwide dressed in white, black and red color configurations.
Asus lived up to expectations this year at Computex. The Taiwanese manufacturer showed up at the annual electronics show in Taipei with a bunch of new products to get officially and properly announced. Among the ZenFone Selfie smartphone and a bunch of new ZenPads, the company introduced ZenWatch 2 smartwatch – a successor of the last year’s ZenWatch.
Only a couple of days ago Amazon and Best Buy launched a great deal aimed at those who wanted to grab the Moto 360 and save some money in the process. However, it appears that it’s not the only promotion on Motorola’s smartwatch – Best Buy has another interesting deal for you. Now you can get the Moto 360 $100 cheaper when you buy any Android phone.
Finally the day has arrived and the Apple Watch is almost ready for sale. “Almost” is a key word here, since you can only pre-order the device today and there is no telling how long you will have to wait for it. There are, however, other amazing smartwatches out there, for example the Moto 360 running the latest Android Wear OS. And great news is that as the Apple Watch goes up for pre-order, the Moto 360 prices go down.