There has been a different approach to the smartwatches as compared to what they were a few years ago. By the efforts of Samsung and other hybrids, Android smartwatches have also gotten a second life. Here are some of the best smartwatches you can buy in India.
1. Samsung Galaxy Watch 3
To help you track your progress across a wide range of activities, this watch comes with a dazzling design, a vivid display, and a bunch of new fitness features. It also helps you stay motivated. This watch enables you to physically cycle through on-screen menus as it has a traditional-looking circular display shape and a rotatable raised bezel.
The Galaxy Watch 3 is slimmer and lighter and is also better than its predecessor. The battery of the watch charges slowly but the battery life is on par. Activity tracking is improved by the new fitness features which you can expect from a smartwatch in 2020. Stress tracking and SPo2 monitoring is also added by Samsung.
2. Apple Watch Series 6
These watches are rising in popularity as they’re small second screens that can connect your iPhone to your wearable. Some of its highlights include: For the 40mm version, starts at Rs 40,900, has a blood oxygen sensor inside, for delight new colours are there and at its heart is a more efficient S6 engine. In sunny conditions, it’s supposed to have a brighter display.
The new features like hand-wash tracking, new buckle-less bands, and sleep tracking that arrive with the Watch 6 will be made available to the older Apple watches. The Apple Watch 6 continues with the same design language as it has a rounded, metal body with a square display that curves elegantly into the device itself.
3. Oppo Watch
One of the best Wear OS smartwatches is the Oppo Watch. Its craftsmanship and hardware-software synergy is commendable. It is available in two sizes of 46mm and 41mm. The 46mm variant has a 1.9-inch curved AMOLED screen while the 41mm has a flat 1.6-inch AMOLED screen.
You get 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage with Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC. It runs on a deeply customized Oppo skin. For the battery saver mode, there is an Ambiq Apollo 3 chipset. There is inbuilt GPS to track your runs or cycles and also an HR monitor. The watch can last for about a day and a half on a single charge.
4. Xiaomi Mi Watch Revolve
This watch comes with two crowns for navigating and a circular 1.39-inch AMOLED screen. Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection is added for the display. It is easy to see the notifications outdoors as it can go up to 450 nits. The watch is available only in 46mm frame and has a stainless steel body which provides premium design.
Five strap options will be available at launch which are interchangeable with any regular 22m straps. The GPS inside the watch supports 10 sports mode. You can take the device to a swim as it has 5ATM water resistance. Bluetooth 5.0 is the connectivity option in the watch.
5. TicWatch Pro 2020
From the older device, this new smartwatch comes with a few improved features. The main change is that it has got 1GB RAM which is twice of its predecessor. The new ‘military standard 810G durability’ makes its design a little different.
These are the two big changes, else the rest is the same. It can withstand extreme temperatures, hard hits as well as dust and water. The battery life may be similar with 1.39-inch AMOLED screen and a stainless steel body.