Our world is one that changes every second and advances in the forward direction without so much as a single breath puffed. Who would have thought that soon we would be able to make calls, pay for purchased items, and keep updated on our favorite social networking sites using- the watch on your wrist. The simple strap on your wrist, which for long has only served to tell the time of the day (sometimes even the month and the year, if its daring), has now become a part of the elaborate network that connects us and our digital activities. They even allow us to monitor our sleep patterns now and will soon be able to diagnosis sleep problems such as sleep apnea
Smartwatches have gained quite some traction in a recent couple of years and are gradually becoming a common sight on almost every other person’s wrist, a large cause of it being the feasibility and convenience that having an all-in-one gadget strapped to your wrist.
But with so many options now available in the market, it becomes a bit difficult to decide which one you should get for yourself. To help you out, here are the top 5 smartwatches currently or soon to be available in the market, that you should keep an eye out for:
1. FITBIT VERSA
Fitbits newest entry to the Smartwatch wars is the VERSA. It has a sleek look and fits snuggly on the wrist. It is a simpler, and GPS free, as well as less expensive watch. It looks nicer then the IONIC. The Versa also has an industry leading four days of battery life on one charge which is a true thumb in the eye of Apple. This $200 smartwatch is surely going to appeal to a much larger audience then the IONIC as well. Phone call notifications are a good deal more fluid on the VERSA. It shows calendar notifications as well. The physical shape of the VERSA has pleasing rounded edges and a touchscreen display that slopes into its anodized aluminum casing. Some say it looks a lot like the Apple watch from afar. One of the top features of the VERSA is how light it is and just how flat it does lie against the wrist. It measures steps, stairs climbed, calories burned, sleep, distance traveled throughout the day, heart rate, resting heart rate and cardio score via approximation of VO2 max which is based on cardio exercise data as well as specific exercises. It has a extra feature called the Fibit Coach that provides some complimentary exercise guides but costs $7.99 more per month for the next level of workouts to be unlocked. Also the VERSA, as well as the IONIC, now let female wearers track their menstrual cycles.
The Versa band seems to be a bit unnecessarily complicated however it does not detract from its utility. It is missing the GPS feature that the IONIC incorporates. The basic, $200 Versa does not have NFC in the US. That means you can not pay for things with it, the way you can with the IONIC. A special edition Versa is available but for an additional $30.
2 Fitbit IONIC
After the release of the much anticipated FitBit Blaze, FitBit has release another purely sports oriented smartwatch called IONIC.
3. APPLE WATCH SERIES 3
Apple has always been a forerunner when it comes to many of the recently developing tech, including smartwatches. The latest addition to the list is the Apple Watch 3, and it has easily become our third to the top pick for the best smartwatch out there right now.
4. SAMSUNG GEAR S3
What if you are not an iPhone user- which smartwatch should you get for your Samsung? The Samsung Gear S3 is undoubtedly the best smartwatch for Samsung users, with its stylish leather polished finish.
5. APPLE WATCH SERIES 1
While the second version of Apple’s attempt at smartwatches ranks first on our list, the Series 1 Apple Watch is still a force to be reckoned with.
6. LG WATCH STYLE OR SPORT
Android Wear is set to release a line of beautiful and efficient smartwatches by the name of LG Watch Style or LG Watch Sport by this spring season.