Best Inexpensive Smartwatches

HUAWEI Watch Fit

The rating opens from the position of the best inexpensive (up to 10 thousand rubles) smartwatches to a stylish and well functionally gifted model from the «unsinkable» Chinese brand, which continues to be one of the recognized leaders in the market of «smart» devices, even despite the «spokes in the wheels» from overseas «partners» with hegemonic ambitions.

The Watch Fit has an AMOLED touch screen. Rectangular 1.64″, colorful and bright, with a resolution of 280×456 (326 PPI), automatic brightness control, wide viewing angle. The outer coating is durable curved 2.5D glass. There are 6 dial options in the software arsenal, even more can be borrowed from a smartphone application.

The watch is ready to replace the owner of a personal trainer. 11 sports are supported, 96 training modes, animated prompts are available for 12. With the help of built-in sensors, monitoring of activity, health status (heartbeat, sleep control, measurement of O₂ in the blood, stress) is carried out. There is a GPS sensor.

Main advantages:

  • Durable and lightweight polymer case (21 g without strap), a choice of 3 colors — mint green, graphite black, pink sakura;
  • Ability to customize the actual widgets on the screen;
  • Notification of incoming messages, calls, sports achievements;
  • TrueSeen 4.0 continuous heart rate monitoring technology, WR50 water resistance (5 ATM);
  • Autonomy up to 10 days (depending on the functions involved), fast charging.
Minuses:
  • No microphone;
  • Weak power of the vibration motor.
Models in the line:
  • HONOR Watch ES

    — a similar model from a «related» brand, but without GPS

9.3
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

Cool watch with a pretty good set of features. Naturally, for its low price. They look beautiful, it is convenient to use, the screen is viewed without problems. Some measurements are not entirely accurate, but this is common for this type of device.

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Amazfit Bip U

Further in our review of the best inexpensive smartwatches — Amazfit Bip U — a fresh incarnation of the super popular Amazfit Bip smartwatch line from the Chinese Huami, which is a sub-brand of the Xiaomi concern. Much has improved compared to the prototype model without the letter U, and the price tag is still affordable. Surprising but nice. Especially for not too wealthy fans of «apple» design.

The case is made of polycarbonate, the strap is silicone. Total weight — 31 g. Full-color TFT screen, protected by 2.5D glass with an oleophobic coating. Size — 1.43″, resolution — 320×302 pixels. Basic functionality: notifications about incoming messages, control of the camera and music player of the smartphone, stopwatch, countdown timer, sleep monitoring, alarm clock, weather forecast.

Accessibility features: 60+ sport modes (with distance, speed, heart rate, calories burned), blood oxygen saturation measurement and 24/7 BioTracker 2 heart rate monitoring, PAI health assessment, women’s calendar, stress monitoring.

Main advantages:

  • 3 case colors to choose from, 4 built-in adaptive watch faces and over 40 in the Zepp app;
  • Pair with smartphones via Bluetooth 5.0, Android and IOS compatible;
  • Lithium polymer battery 230 mA/h, autonomy up to 9 days, fast charging in 2 hours;
  • Case water resistance 5 ATM;
  • The function of easy search for a missing phone from the field of view.
Minuses:
  • No built-in GPS (available in the Pro version, in this one you can use the module of the connected smartphone);
  • Inaccuracy of O₂ measurements (nothing to do with real medical indicators, just tracking the dynamics in the more-less format is relevant).
Models in the line:
  • Amazfit Bip U Pro

    — version with built-in microphone, gyro sensor, GPS module

  • Amazfit Bip S

    — 4 color options, 200 mA/h battery, autonomy up to 40 days (up to 15 in normal mode), Sony 28 nm GPS module, 10 sports. modes, geomagnetic sensor (3-axis), 2 built-in dials (more than 40 available in the application)

  • Amazfit Bip S Lite

    — weight 30 g (with strap), TFT display 1.28″ with a resolution of 176×176 pixels, no built-in GPS, 8 sports modes

  • Amazfit Bip

    — basic model, 4 design options, 1.28″ screen, weight 32 g, GPS module, Bluetooth 4.0, 190 mA/h battery

9.2
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

A good inexpensive watch for amateur athletes, athletes and actively losing weight. Despite being cheap, they look very nice. The screen is clearly visible. There are plenty of features and settings. There is no tonometer, but in the watch it is a completely useless “stray”.

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Xiaomi Imilab KW66

Our rating of the best smartwatches in 2021 continues with a solid Chinese smartwatch from Imilab, one of Xiaomi’s partners. Made in a classic round design. Very stylish. They look equally appropriate (and obviously more expensive than their real price tag) both with a formal suit and with casual or sportswear.

Body material – zinc alloy. Protection against moisture and dust meets the IP68 standard. The screen size is 1.28″. TFT matrix resolution — 240×240 pixels, 265 PPI. The display is covered with tempered frameless 3D glass with rounded edges. Strap — soft silicone 22 mm wide. The mounts for it are quite standard, therefore there are no problems with the replacement.

Main functionality: display of the current time, date, stopwatch, alarm clock, music control on a smartphone, notifications about messages from instant messengers, incoming calls. For active users, there are 13 sports modes, a heart rate monitor, a pedometer, functions for calculating the distance traveled, calories burned.

Main advantages:

  • Very aesthetic appearance, high-quality neat assembly;
  • Several options for the design of the case and straps;
  • 40 dials are available, setting your picture;
  • Sufficiently powerful Li-Pol battery 340 mA / h, work up to 30 days on a single charge (in standby mode, in normal — 7-15);
  • Full charge cycle — 2 hours, magnetic cable included.
Minuses:
  • There is no oleophobic coating on the glass;
  • There is no native GPS module.
Models in the line:
  • Xiaomi Haylou LS05

    — a similar model from another Xiaomi sub-brand with a slightly simpler design (metal screen frames are rounded, the glass is flat), 12th sport. modes.

9.1
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

I absolutely love this smartwatch. Beautiful, the body is metal, the bottom is smooth polished, not rough. Almost perfect as a watch. The functions of the fitness bracelet are performed properly, but, of course, not without some errors.

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Geozone Sky

Inexpensive smart watch from a Russian brand owned by the distribution company Mobile Trade. Of course, the gadget was made not in its native country, but in China. Surely, on well-known trading floors from the Middle Kingdom, you can find an analogue under a different name. Nevertheless, for inexpensive — an option.

Design — stylish modern with a backlit TFT-display (color). Size — 1.22 inches, supported resolution 240×204 px. The case is made of metal, the strap is silicone. Protection against dust and moisture — IP 67. That is, a slight short-term wetting is not scary, but it is undesirable to swim in the watch.

The declared functionality: displaying the current date and time, receiving notifications from a smartphone, tracking the physical activity of the owner, monitoring sleep, heart rate, and even determining blood pressure and oxygen content in the blood. Important! The last two types of measurements should be treated with a fair amount of skepticism.

Main advantages:

  • The presence of an accelerometer and an optical sensor;
  • Compatible with OS IOS and Android;
  • Bluetooth v.4.0;
  • Good battery 170 mA/h (up to 5 days without recharging);
  • Docking station for charging.
Minuses:
  • Not suitable for pool activities;
  • The function of the tonometer, to put it mildly, is conditional (the device is not medical).
Models in the line:
  • Geozon Titanium

    — watch-phone-Hands Free with a microSIM slot (not the fact that it will be determined), 1.54 ″ IPS display, 280 mA / h battery, support for MicroSD cards up to 32 GB, 0.3 MP camera, no tonometer, heart rate monitor, ECG, measurement sensor oxygen, low moisture protection IP54

8.9
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

The watch looks great on the wrist. Lightweight, comfortable to wear. Quite an adequate heart rate monitor, counting steps, distance, calorie consumption. Measuring pressure is purely pampering for familiarization. Would not recommend for hypertensive patients. The rest is in order.

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KingWear KW10

Very cute and miniature, because it was created specifically for a woman’s hand, inexpensive, men do not have to talk about the availability of a gift, a gadget. In fact, a good fitness tracker in the guise of a stylish modern ladies’ watch that can tell the owner not only about the current time and date.

The case of KingWear KW10 is made of stainless steel, protected according to IP68 class. This means that dust and moisture will not seep inside. The manufacturer claims that you can even swim. Even if so, it is better not to dive for long and especially. Color options: black, gold, silver. Display — color touch 0.96ʺ, resolution — 240×198 pixels.

«Smart» abilities: receiving incoming calls, SMS notifications, from social networks. networks, pedometer and calories burned counter, heart rate and sleep monitoring, alarm clock, multi-sport mode (walking, running, cycling, swimming, etc.).

Main advantages:

  • Elegant design;
  • 5 interchangeable display dials;
  • Function of turning on with a wave of a hand, searching for a device;
  • Availability of GPS, Bluetooth v.4.0;
  • Compatible with IOS from 8.0, Android from 5.0 and above.
Minuses:
  • No microphone, speaker;
  • Not very convenient magnetic charging port.
Models in the line:
  • KingWear KW20

    — version with inlay around the display

8.8
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

Appearance pleases, the display is clear and convenient. I have enough charge for about 2-3 days — normal. I use the pedometer only during the walking session. Otherwise, all hand strokes are counted. What’s the accuracy here? In general, I like it.

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Canyon Sanchal CNS-SW73

Our rating is continued by inexpensive, solid and quite “smart” watches. The design is reminiscent of the «apple» classics, which is not surprising, given the love of the Chinese for external copying of everything and everyone. The body of the product is metal, dust and moisture resistance class IP68, the screen cover is tempered glass with a strength of 6H.

The display is fully touch. Size — 1.22ʺ, resolution — 240×240 px. 3 types of dials are supported. The basic features of the gadget: receiving notifications about calls, messages, remote control of the music player and camera on a smartphone, receiving weather data, sleep monitoring, an alarm clock.

Needs for active people, athletes: pedometer, counting the distance traveled, calorie consumption, heart rate measurement, notification of a long inactivity, 8 sports profiles (including «Swimming»).

Main advantages:

  • Metal and additional TPU bracelets included;
  • The optimal set of sensors — accelerometer, PPG-sensor, heart rate monitor;
  • Interaction with IOS 9.0+, Android 4.4+;
  • Communication with a smartphone via Bluetooth 4.0.
Minuses:
  • Battery capacity 150 mA / h (the claimed 7 days of active use do not seem very realistic);
  • No GPS.
Models in the line:
  • Canyon Marzipan CNS-SW71

    — an approximate analogue with a round body and display

8.7
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

Surprisingly well made smartwatch for the price. Sufficiently durable case made of metal, the display is informative and beautiful. Two straps: everyday mesh with magnetic closure and sports. As long as everyone is happy.

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The best kids smart watches

Elari Fixitime 3

This model of smart watch will appeal to young users not only because of the menu with the characters of the animated series «Fixies», but also because of its multifunctionality. It’s no secret that it is much easier for modern children to get used to electronic gadgets than for many adults. And without any instructions.

Young owners of smart watches can enjoy the following privileges: view the time, receive incoming calls from dad or mom, make calls on their own, make an SOS call, take a selfie, activate silent mode during the lessons, use an alarm clock and a flashlight, entertain themselves with a math game.

Parents will need a separate set of features to control their child: calls directly to the watch, send voice messages, gain access to built-in cameras, listen to what is happening around the child, track movements, set up security zones, receive notifications on a smartphone.

Main advantages:

  • 1.3ʺ color display with touch control;
  • Accelerometer, motion and watch removal sensors;
  • GPS tracker, LBS, Wi-Fi;
  • In standby mode up to 3 days of work, with active use — 5 hours;
  • Two color options for the device — black or pink.
Minuses:
  • The battery drains quickly;
  • A little big for a child’s hand.
Models in the line:
  • ELARI KidPhone Fresh

    — light version with fruit menu, 1 camera, no flashlight, waterproof IP67 (against IP65)

9.4
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

The child likes smart watches. And we are calmer. We charge the battery every day. It’s become a habit and doesn’t bother me. Tried to «spy» — really works! In principle, everything suits, then we’ll see.

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Disney Frozen Life Button

Beautiful and smart watch for the safety of the child. A specific model is designed in the style of the popular cartoon Frozen, but this is just one of the options. There are versions of other colors, decorated with images of characters from Disney studios (for girls), Marvel (for boys).

The gadget has a 1.44ʺ color display with a resolution of 240×240 pixels. The screen is touch. Inside is a powerful 400 mAh battery. The device is equipped with a built-in camera, microphone, flashlight, can work in the phone format — receive calls, messages, make a call back. There is an SOS button.

With the free application for the smartphone «Button 911» parents will always be aware of the whereabouts of their child, will be able to trace the history of his movements, the number of steps taken. Supported OS IOS from 8.0 and above, Android from version 4.4.2.

Main advantages:

  • Geolocation — GPS, LBS, A-GPS, AIM;
  • Setting a safe zone;
  • Declared location accuracy — up to 6 m;
  • Additional solid color strap included.
Minuses:
  • Not very long battery life;
  • Not the most convenient way for a child to charge.
Models in the line:
  • Disney Princess Life Button (Princess Rapunzel)

    — pink clock with matching character

  • Marvel Iron Man life button

    — boyish brutal option

9.3
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

While satisfied. Comfortable, beautiful, strong children’s smart watch. They sit well on the hand. The child immediately understood the functionality. The app is also intuitive. There is a secret call. Geolocation seems to be normal.

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Canyon CNE-KW51

Cute and comfortable children’s Polly smart watch from a good manufacturer. Equipped with a 1.22ʺ color touch screen and a 420 mAh Li-Ion battery that provides up to 3 days of operation in economy mode and up to 2 days with active use.

To control the location of the child, parents are provided with all the necessary set of functions: GPS / LBS / WPS, movement monitoring, creation of Geo-zones, listening to the environment, device search function, SOS call. In addition, a limited phone book with «white» numbers is available.

Main advantages:

  • Alarm clock, pedometer;
  • Support for popular IOS and Android platforms;
  • Built-in 2G phone (SIM card, MicroSIM card GSM850/900/1800/1900MHz);
  • High degree of moisture protection standard IP68;
  • Available in 3 color options for the case and bracelet.
Minuses:
  • There is no flashlight;
  • There is no built-in camera.
Models in the line:
  • Canyon CNE-KW21

    — Sammy version with 1.44ʺ screen, camera, smaller battery capacity (400 mA/h), lower dust and moisture protection (IP65)

9.1
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

The clock is modern. The plastic and silicone of the strap are not smelly. They work tolerably, but there are errors in geolocation. Our version «works like clockwork»!

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The best smartwatches in the mid-range and price range

Huawei Watch GT2 Pro

A chic offer from a Chinese company is a new “smart” watch with very outstanding features and characteristics, many of which are more typical of premium class devices. And the price tag is quite average. The model is more friendly with Android, but IOS (from 9.0) is also supported, although, of course, not as good as in «apple» devices.

The round case of the Watch GT 2 Pro is made of titanium alloy, with a sapphire crystal on top and a perfectly smooth ceramic panel on the bottom. Strap options are fluoroelastomer or leather. Screen — touch AMOLED 1.39″ (46 mm) with a resolution of 454×454 px. AOD function is supported (the dial is displayed constantly). A set of sensors: geomagnetic, gyroscope, accelerometer, heart rate monitor, barometer. There is a GPS module.

The watch is also able to monitor the health of the user: monitor sleep, pulse rate, SpO₂ levels, stress, control physical activity. For sports, there are more than 100 training modes and 10 running courses (with the support of a voice assistant).

Main advantages:

  • The presence of a speaker, a microphone for using the watch in headset mode, communication via BT 5.1;
  • Up to 14 days of autonomy in by no means the most minimalistic mode of operation, wireless charging module;
  • Optical sensors on the bottom cover are protected by sapphire crystal;
  • Kirin A1 + STL4R9 processor, 4 GB of memory (listening to music is not a question, but you can also control the smartphone player);
  • Water resistance — 5 ATM.
Minuses:
  • There is an NFC chip, but without wireless payment support;
  • There is not and will not be an ECG reading function.

9.8
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

In my opinion, a very cool smart watch for its price. The quality of materials, assembly at height. They look stylish and solid. You can make calls via Bluetooth, monitor your pulse, measure blood oxygen (not exactly, but not bad for understanding). For sports — excellent, for everyday life, too, norms.

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Apple Watch Series 3

Status and traditionally stylish accessory from the famous American company. The third generation of Apple Watch «was born» back in 2010, but it has not lost its relevance. The design is traditional (there was an order with it from the first series), in terms of functionality, there is a clear bias towards adaptation to people leading an active lifestyle.

The body is still made of aluminum, the back surface of the composite material. The color of the watch and strap is a matter of personal choice, although sporty people will certainly like the Nike style. Screen size: in our case it is 38mm (suitable for a small or female hand), but there is a larger (and more expensive) 42mm version. The display is a touch Retina Force Touch, covered with Ion-X reinforced glass.

Functional delights can be listed for a long time, here are just the main ones: built-in GPS / GLONASS module, heart rate sensor, accelerometer, barometric altimeter, gyroscope, G-sensor (acceleration sensor), vibration signal. The operating time with active use is up to 15 hours, in moderate use — up to 72.

Main advantages:

  • Powerful updated 2-core processor;
  • NFC contactless payment service with Apple Pay;
  • Waterproof at a depth of up to 50 m;
  • Tons of apps for music, sports, activity tracking, and more;
  • Ability to connect to compatible exercise equipment;
  • Charging cable with magnetic fastening.
Minuses:
  • Android smartphones are not supported, only Iphone at least 5S on IOS 11 and above;
  • Less performance and speed compared to models of later series (but the price is more attractive).
Models in the line:
  • Apple Watch Series 3

    — 38mm Aluminum

  • Apple Watch Series 3 42mm Aluminum

    — version with a larger screen 42 mm

  • Apple Watch 3 Nike+ 38/42 mm

    — Models with perforated sports strap, Nike sub-watch face, Nike+ Run Club app

9.7
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

When you own a relatively new iPhone, you involuntarily think about buying an Apple Watch — this is the best smart watch. Other options were not even considered. It’s cool to listen to music from the clock on the «blue-toothed» headphones. Great bright display.

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Garmin Forerunner 35

One of the best GPS smartwatches for runners. The design is concise, the weight is small, the strap is silicone with hypoallergenic properties. For such a reputable manufacturer as Garmin, the price is very affordable. Accordingly, one should not be surprised by a monochrome, not a color display, as well as not a touch, but a push-button (4 pcs.) Control. Tellingly, it does not cause any rejection. But the quality and reliability is evident.

The device is equipped with an optical heart rate monitor with the ability to control heart rate not only during training, but also in 24/7 mode. That is all the time, including at night. There are more than enough sports functions: determining speed, distance and movement coordinates (GPS), activity monitoring (steps, time, calories), profiles — running outdoors, in the gym, cycling, cardio. And much more.

Main advantages:

  • Connection with a computer, smartphones, interaction with the unique Garmin Connect application;
  • Battery life — up to 9 days in watch mode, 13 hours in training format;
  • The degree of water resistance — 5 ATM (immersion in water up to 50 m);
  • Management of listening to music, receiving notifications;
  • Vibration signal in case of prolonged inactivity.
Minuses:
  • Small errors in measuring the pulse (not critical);
  • The only button to scroll.
Models in the line:
  • Garmin Forerunner 45s

    — older version with a color round display, screen resolution 208×208 pixels

9.6
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

Lightweight and comfortable sports smartwatch with a bright screen. Excellent balance of price and quality. The design is interesting, all the settings are on point. I really like the branded software, but somehow it is not ready to spread in the community about its sports “successes”.

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Honor Watch Magic 2 (46 mm)

Practical and high-quality smart watch from a well-known Chinese brand. Pleasing to the eye with a successful combination of classic design with bright informative ultra-modern screen. The user has access to versions with a black strap or brown (linen) leather. In the second version, there is also an additional sports one.

The body of the gadget is durable and lightweight, made of excellent 316L stainless steel. The display is a color AMOLED. Size — 1.39 inches, resolution — 454×454 px. The date and time display is permanent. Despite this, battery life is supported up to 14 days. Reasons: good battery — 455 mA / h, high-performance Kirin A1 processor.

The watch can do a lot and nothing more at the same time: short calls, receiving notifications, a choice of personalized dials, 15 training modes, 13 running courses, tracking the effectiveness of swimming lessons, voice prompts, a pedometer, measuring VO2max, stress monitoring, smart alarm clock, counting calories burned and others

Main advantages:

  • Movement control with two satellite navigation systems;
  • Microphone and speaker, Bluetooth 5.1 wireless, support Android 4.4+, IOS 9.0+;
  • An extended set of built-in sensors — illumination, capacitive, accelerometer, heart rate monitor, gyroscope, magnetometer, barometer;
  • Memory size (built-in) — 4 GB (operational — 32 MB);
  • Water resistance — 5 ATM.
Minuses:
  • Controversial effectiveness of the sleep monitoring function;
  • Third party applications are not supported.
Models in the line:
  • Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm)

    — a more compact female version with a metal bracelet with a magnetic clasp, a 1.2ʺ display with a resolution of 390×390, a 215 mAh battery (up to 7 days of autonomy), 16 MB RAM

9.6
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

For me, the optimal watch with good functionality and autonomy. Without nonsense and excesses, as in other types of «premium» gadgets. The screen is gorgeous — clear and bright. I like the loud speaker, good microphone. You can actually talk without a phone.

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Amazfit GTS 2e

Next in our ranking of the best — smart watches at a reasonable price from the manufacturer from the Xiaomi system. The design has «apple» features. However, the similarity is not complete, and the gadget itself is more relevant for users with a «popular» Android smartphone in their pocket (OS version from 5.0) than for owners of the latest Iphone versions. Although support for IOS 10+ is still available.

The Amazfit GTS 2e is kind of a mid-range Bip. Aluminum alloy body (light and durable). The display is a large touchscreen AMOLED 1.65ʺ with a high resolution of 348×442. Top tempered glass 2.5D with an oleophobic coating. A regular Li-Ion 246 mA/h battery provides up to 14 days of operation without recharging, in the format of only hours up to 24, with active use up to 7.

90 different modes of sports training are supported both on the street and on simulators in a fitness center or at home (smart recognition function works for 6 modes). A decent set of professional sensors helps track the results: light, acceleration, temperature, gyroscope, geomanitic, BioTracker ™ 2 (with measurement of pulse, blood O2 saturation).

Main advantages:

  • Well-read informative color display, extended library of watch faces in the Zepp app, Always On Display function;
  • Available in 3 color options (both the strap and the case);
  • Monitoring of heartbeat 24/7, sleep phases, health assessment according to the PAI system, stress level;
  • Communication with a smartphone via Bluetooth v.5.0;
  • Water resistance — 5 ATM;
  • Voice assistant (autonomous), notification of incoming messages.
Minuses:
  • There is no speaker (no ability to make calls), internal storage for storing music;
  • Plain matte inner surface of the case.
Models in the line:
  • Amazfit GTS 2

    — there is a speaker (Bluetooth calls are available), 3D tempered glass with oleophobic and carbon oDLC coating, mirror bottom surface, built-in music storage (3 GB), 12 sports. modes, autonomy up to 7 days, no temperature sensor

  • Amazfit GTR 2e/ Amazfit GTR 2

    — functional counterparts with a more fashionable round design, 1.39″ display with a resolution of 454×454 pixels, a battery capacity of 471 mA / h, autonomy up to 24/14 days

  • Amazfit GTR 2 Sport

    — the same GTR 2, but in an aluminum case

9.4
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

I like the bright and clear screen. The watch itself is light. Not small, but not too big either. Made neatly. Only the strap is complete somehow rustic. I ordered another from the Chinese. Of the problems — the vibration is rather weak.

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The best multi-functional premium smartwatches

Apple Watch 6 Aluminum

The best smartwatch in 2021, in our opinion, Apple Watch 6 is a multifunctional smartwatch of the famous American brand of the latest 6th generation today. They are a kind of flagship direction. Beautiful and really very «smart». A specific version is made in an aluminum case. Not the coolest, but the most common and affordable. Well, the style of the strap is just the style of the strap.

The display is a 44 mm OLED LTPO Retina touchscreen with a resolution of 368×448 pixels and a brightness of 1000 cd/m. Never «sleeping». Protective glass — high-strength Ion-X. The material of the back panel is ceramic + sapphire glass. The case is waterproof to a depth of 50 m. A set of built-in sensors for all cases: accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light, blood O2 level, heart rate (optical generation 3 and electrical for ECG application), always-on altimeter. Navigation systems — GPS, Glonass.

With such a watch, you can play sports, track achievements, set goals. They are able to motivate to activity, will not let tourists get lost, will always be in touch, listen to music, pay for purchases using Apple Pay and can do a lot more. By the way, they show the time and date.

Main advantages:

  • Super powerful 2-core 64-bit S6 processor (20% faster than its predecessor S5);
  • Wireless Interfaces – Dual-band Wi-Fi, BT 5.0;
  • Direct access to the Apple Store, Siri voice assistant;
  • The presence of the application «Noise» to monitor the excess of permissible volume standards;
  • Up to 18 hours of battery life, support for wireless charging.
Minuses:
  • Considerable price tag;
  • «Sharpness» on branded Iphones (from 6S).
Models in the line:
  • Apple Watch 6 Aluminum

    — GPS 44mm Aluminum Case with Sport Band

  • Apple Watch 6 Aluminum 40 mm

    — more compact version (unisex, but more relevant for women’s pens), display with a resolution of 324×394 pixels

  • Apple Watch SE 44/40mm

    — 2nd generation optical heart rate monitor, S5 processor, Wi-Fi only in the 2.4 GHz band, ECG, Blood oxygen applications are not supported

  • Apple Watch Nike 6/Apple Watch Nike SE 44/40 mm

    — Nike add-on versions (Run Club app, Twilight mode, exclusive watch faces, straps)

ten
/ ten
Rating

Reviews

For owners of iPhones, an almost indispensable thing. Moreover, the presence of a smartphone itself is not always necessary. Quite accurately measures steps, pulse, training parameters. There are no problems with receiving calls, messages. If you have the required amount — you must take it!

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

A very stylish and incredibly functional smart watch from a Korean company that is a traditional opponent of Apple in the dispute for leadership in the mobile electronics market. The device is made in a classic round design. The aluminum alloy housing is dust and moisture resistant, and there is also a more durable, but also expensive, steel “stainless” version.”

An excellent touchscreen full-color 1.4ʺ sAMOLED screen (always active) with a resolution of 360×360 pixels is securely covered with Corning Gorilla Glass HR+. There are many options for displaying the dial and even adjusting to the current style of the user’s clothing. An interesting feature is navigation through the touch bezel (swivel round frame).

Finally, about the possibilities. Sensors: gyroscope, heart rate monitor, accelerometer, barometer, ambient light. Additional features: step counting, calories, sleep monitoring, digital compass, individual settings, improved heart rate monitor with 8 photodiodes. Managed by Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 — Tizen OS. Samsung Pay payment service available.

Main advantages:

  • Support Support GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo;
  • Wireless interfaces Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-F, NFCi;
  • Built-in speaker and microphone allow you to make and receive calls, listen to voice messages;
  • Compatible with Android and IOS operating systems;
  • Case protection — IP68 and 5 ATM (immersion up to 50 m);
  • Powerful Li-Ion battery 340 mAh (up to 60 hours of battery life).
Minuses:
  • High price;
  • Unsuccessful implementation of the voice assistant function S Voice.
Models in the line:
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

    — aluminum 44 mm

  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 40mm

    — reduced unisex, rather female, version with a 1.2″ screen

  • Samsung Galaxy Watch3

    — 45mm/41mm — newer, more expensive models with VO2 Max, pulse-based blood pressure (after calibration with a medical cuff), ECG reading, fall detection

9.9
/ ten
Rating

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A good smartphone needs a decent smartwatch. I chose this model because it is durable, I like lotions for sports and tourism, the design is cool. Suitable for any clothes. Though in office, though on fishing.

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Garmin Vivoactive 4

Not the coolest Garmin smart watch, the manufacturer has enough varieties many times more expensive, but their price tag in the conditions of our rating is quite enough for a premium. Yes, and the popularity of the model in question is not an example higher than the fancy elite «relatives». And there is also a lot to please the owners.

Design — classic round. Durable polymer case, stainless steel bezel. Color touchscreen display, well displayed in sunlight, glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Screen size — 33 mm or 1.3″. Resolution — 260×260 pixels. The watch is compatible with Android, IOS. Communication with connected devices via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ANT +.

Functionally, there is just nothing: an alarm clock, a timer, a stopwatch, a compass, a gyroscope, a pedometer, a thermometer, a barometric altimeter, an Elevate heart rate monitor, a Pulse Ox oxygen sensor, GPS / Glonass navigation. Many sport profiles are supported for indoor, running, golf, swimming, outdoor activities. And a lot more.

Main advantages:

  • Alerts, weather, store or manage music on your smartphone, NFC payments via Garmin Pay;
  • Tracking sleep pattern, water balance, stress level;
  • Sports functions. tracker with customizable, animated workouts, profile planning, activity analysis;
  • Lithium battery operation up to 8 days in the basic smart format, up to 6 hours with constant use of GPS, listening to music;
  • Moisture protection up to 5 ATM.
Minuses:
  • Not quite accurate pedometer, counting floors;
  • There is no headset mode for Bluetooth calls.
Models in the line:
  • Garmin Vivoactive 4

    — black case with gray bezel or gray with silver

  • Garmin Vivoactive 4s

    — more compact (female) watch with a 1.1″ (27.9 mm) display, resolution 218×218 pixels, design: white or pink with a golden bezel / gray with silver / black with gray

9.8
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Bought this watch primarily for use as a sports watch. tracker. In this they are one of the best. However, as it turned out, the model is very good for everyday needs. There is a function of contactless NFC payments, which is quite efficient. Although a little frozen.

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