Are you thinking of buying a smartwatch? Well, we have compiled a list of the best smartwatches for you. Smartwatches are accessories that have known alternate fortunes on the market. After a bang-break, which according to analysts should have led to the emergence of a thriving market, the lack of innovation, especially on the software side, slowed down growth. The arrival of Android Wear 2.0 on the market could give a new look to the many new features that will make smartwatches increasingly independent of smartphones, even with regard to notifications. The number of smartwatch users is growing, and the market offer is broad and uneven. Many new arrivals come from China, but the only smartwatch worthy of note at least is Amazfit, which is updated weekly with interesting news that is becoming more and more versatile and around which a thriving developer community has developed.
Sony Smartwatch 3
One of the first manufacturers to believe in smartwatch was surely Sony, which is currently offering one of the cheaper alternatives between models with Android Wear. Unfortunately, Sony Smartwatch 3 will not receive the upgrade to version 2.0 but remains a good starting point for those looking for a smartwatch with good features and low price.
We find a 1.6-inch square display with 320 x 320 pixels resolution, 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, compass, Bluetooth, WiFi and especially GPS, only the heart rate sensor is missing, while the IP68 certification Will always allow him to carry his wrist. More than two years since the launch of the price market has dropped significantly and is now in really interesting figures.
List price: 229 euro
Moto 360 2015
After the success of the first generation of Motorola Moto 360 , the winged home has come back to market in 2015 with the new generation, made up of a classic version and a sports model. The classic model is available with 42 and 46 mm diameter screen with the same technical data: Snapdragon 400 chipset, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, WiFi and Bluetooth, and heart rate monitor. The battery ranges from the smallest 300 mAh model to 400 mAh of the larger. The update to Android Wear 2.0 will also arrive.
Also available is the Motorola Moto 360 Sport version , with IP67 certification and more sporty design. Unchanged the technical card and the display measures 1.37 inches.
Motorola Moto 360 2015 classic : 299 euros
Motorola Moto 360 Sport : 249 euros
Asus Zenwatch 3
ASUS Zenwatch 3 is the latest arrival and for this reason its price is still high despite the lack of heart rate sensor and GPS.
In addition to the 1.39-inch display with 400 x 400 pixels resolution, we find a Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset with 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal memory, Bluetooth, WiFi and 340 mAh battery.
The autonomy overcomes the full day, but charging takes place very quickly. ASUS Zenwatch 3 will also receive update to Android Wear 2.0.
List price: 269 euro
Huawei Watch 2
The second Huawei smartwatch is even more beautiful than the first model, as it has a more sporty look though it is still possible to buy it with a leather strap and more sober design.
The display has a diameter of 1.2 inches with a resolution of 390 x 390 pixels, 768 MB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, 420 mAh battery and heart rate monitor. Android Wear 2.0 is the operating system while it can also be purchased with support for 4G networks (with SIM slot)
List price: from 329 euros
Xiaomi Amazfit Smartwatch
Xiaomi Amazfit is perhaps the smartwatch with the greatest potential currently on the market, to overcome, at least on paper, smartwatches such as Samsung’s Gear S3 and Apple Watch.Only a pity for software that is not up to date even though weekly updates have improved the situation, adding for example integration with Mi Home.
Made of plastic and ceramic features standard Android with a heavily customized interface. It has Bluetooth connectivity, WiFi, GPS and heart rate monitor. The smartwatch is available in Chinese version, with the most up-to-date updates and the ability to translate the software into Italian, and in the American version, slightly more expensive.
List price: from 149 euro
Samsung Gear S3
We close our range with what we can safely define as the best smartwatch on the market, with a technically respectable datasheet, Available in two versions, Classes and Frontier, different in appearance, Samsung Gear 3 has a display of 1 , 3 inches with 360 x 360 resolution, Exynos 7270 chipset with 768 MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory. It delivers the capability of sensors and connectivity including WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, MST and the specific model not available in Italy, including LTE. IP68 certified to withstand daily use has a 380mAh battery that guarantees good autonomy.
List price: from 429 euros