Smartwatch, for what? This question may ping you in case you already have an Android smartphone or iPhone. But in case you simply love to live on the other side of the high-tech world, this is the sophisticated tool you can add to your new status symbol.
But that’s not all. Apart from telling you the time (It’s a watch, remember :)) it has inbuilt features of getting notifications directly without lifting your phone. It just fills in the void of trying to reach out to your phone to read every update in your message directory or almost everything you look your smartphone for.
You can view your WhatsApp and texts, use voice command for search a location or the nearest cinema hall to watch any movie. You can use GPS and set reminders. It’s a music player and a fitness guide, smart technology and style, all in one.
With gradually picking up the pace, so many companies like Apple, Samsung, Android wear, Fitbit and many more offering variety of smart watches, comparoid brings you a simple guide that can help you to decide which one to go for.
Apple Watch series 3:
If money is not the constraint and you are a high tech freak you will simply be going to love Apple series 3. With its classic, sleek yet stylish design, which is appreciated by men and women both, it’s enhanced features, optional LTE up gradation and fitness tracking, it is a fully featured smartwatch money can buy. Two sizes of 38mm and 42mm to fit all, with many Apple-made bands to go for, you can actually design it the way you want it.
- S2 dual-core processor
- 5″ OLED retina display with Force touch
- Connectivity with GPS and GLONASS, Wi-Fi (802.1, 2.4 GHz), Bluetooth and NFC
- Fully compatible with iPhone
- Fully waterproof, just swim with it.(50 m)
- Customizable friendly options
- Very simple user interface.
- Optional LTE connection ( Chargeable on monthly basis)
- Thousands of easy to use Apps
- Mobile payments with Apple Pay
- Loads of fitness tracking features.
- Heart rate sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope
- Direct fire speaker and microphone
- Ion-X glass
- Highly priced.
Samsung Gear S3:
- Compatible with Android and iOS
- Screen: 1.3″ Super Active matrix organic LED ( AMOLED)
- size: 46mm
- charge life: 380mAh, avg. 3-4 days
- onboard storage: 4GB
- GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
- Fitness tracker and a heart rate sensor with improved Samsung health software.
- Wireless charging
- Lack of waterproofing
- Lack of Apps
Samsung Gear Sport:
- Processor: Dual Core 1.0 GHz
- Tizen OS
- 2″ Super AMOLED 360×360
- Corning Gorilla Gas 3
- 4GB storage with 768 RAM
- rotating bezel as a primary input method
- Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS/GLONASS compatible
- Heart rate Monitor, barometer, Gyro and Accelerometer
- 300 mAh battery Wireless charging
- 5 ATM water resistance
- The color choice between black and blue
- Ability to store music offline ( 4GB)
- Compatible with Samsung Galaxy Android 4.3+,iPhone 7+, SE and iOS 9.0+
- It’s a men’s watch
- Software is Overburdened
- No LTE or MST Samsung Pay payments
- Few third-party Apps
- Useless S voice digital assistance.
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45:
- Android wear 2.0 OS
- AMOLED 1.3″, 400×400 24 bit display
- Multiple finger recognition
- 10 mAh battery life ( 30 Hrs)
- 512 MB main, 4GB storage
- Water resistance: 50m
- GPS, NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity
- No Heart Rate Monitor
- Android 4.3+ and iOS 9.0+ compatible
- Get spoiled with the options of Titanium, ceramic and 18K rose gold finishes
- The most modular watch. Make it the way like it. You can change the strap, the bezel, the bracelet .. well everything.
- Voice command built in, Google translator, maps and notifications.
- Very high price
- No rotating bezel or crown
- Missing Heart rate tracker
Remember not all smartwatches offer – all the features, so you have to decide which one to buy depending on your preferences and budget – the one which gels with your personality.
Hemant is Digital Marketer and he has 3 + years experience in SEO, Content marketing etc.