Moto 360
Moto 360

Android Wear has changed drastically since its first launch back in the year 2014. A smartwatch can be defined as the ultimate smartphone accessory. It can not only tell the time but also give you the necessary notification, and also run native apps. Some of the best smartwatches in the market can enable you to browse the internet, track your exercise, GPS, and make online payments.

Picking the perfect Android Wear smartwatch is not an easy task. There are so many models in the market, and they all look fabulous to boot. Earlier there were only a few brands like Motorola and LG creating smartwatches, but now there are unlimited choices.  Traditional watchmakers have also begun to embrace the Google-powered smartwatches. Let us look at the five best smartwatches for the year 2017:

  1. Samsung Gear S3

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Samsung has recently entered the smartwatch market. The Samsung Gear S3 is one of the best smartwatches in the market despite a lack of original apps. Samsung Gear S2 has intuitive controls and Super AMOLED screen. The smartwatch is now equipped with a GPS.

The Samsung Gear S3 has recently made compatible with IOS. The watch can be defined as a more traditional-looking alternative to the Apple Watch. The Samsung Gear S3 also has an IP68-protected build and can go without charging for three days.

Features:

  •    Intuitive interface
  •    Excellent activity tracking
  •    Android, iOS compatibility
  •    Dual-core 1.0GHz processor
  •    1.3″ 360 x 360 Super AMOLED display

Disadvantage:

  •    Very large on the wrist
  •    Severe lack of apps

Price at: ₹32000 to ₹50031

  1. LG Watch Style

    LG Watch Style
    LG Watch Style

     

The LG Watch Style is the thinnest and the most stylish watch present in the market.  This LG Watch Style offers everything with useful features and smart design. However, the battery life of the watch is meager compared to the other smartwatches. One of its most valuable features is the voice-activated Google Assistant and a refreshed user interface.

Features:

  •    Reasonably priced
  •    Good looking
  •    1.2″ 360 x 360 P-OLED display
  •    Android 4.3+, iOS8.2 compatibility
  •    Wi-Fi, and  Bluetooth connectivity

Disadvantage:

  •    Low battery life
  •    Lacks NFC and broader connectivity

Price at: ₹39999

  1. LG Watch Sport

    LG Watch Sport
    LG Watch Sport

     

The second LG smartwatch in our list is the LG Watch Sport. The LG Watch Sport is given the Sports tag because it’s a full-featured fitness tracker wrapped in a watch. With this watch, you can not only track your progress but also track your strength training. It is also a few smartwatches on the market that support the LTE connection. You can easily receive calls and data with this watch. One drawback of this watch is the low battery life, and Google is still releasing the Android apps for this watch.

Features:

  •    Calls and data
  •    1.38″ OLED display
  •    Excellent strength training
  •    Android, and  iOS compatibility

Disadvantage:

  •    16 hours battery life.
  •    Phone calls would require a SIM card
  1. Asus ZenWatch 3

    Asus ZenWatch 3
    Asus ZenWatch 3

This watch had taken the smartwatch market by storm. The Asus ZenWatch 3 is at the top when it comes to smartwatches. The watch has a great display. Asus ZenWatch 3 has a good battery life along with a great design.

Features:

  •    Android, and iOS compatibility
  •    1.39″ 400 x 400 AMOLED display
  •    4GB onboard storage
  •    Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity
  •    Gorgeous display
  •    Great battery life.

Disadvantage:

  •    Lack of  heart rate sensor, NFC, GPS
  •    Proprietary straps

  1. Moto 360

 

 

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Moto 360 is the former king of smartwatches. It’s 2015 version in a best seller. The watch comes in two different sizes the 42mm and 46mm. The round-screen of the watch makes it feel very traditional and natural. The only thing that is lacking in the model is the GPS system. The battery only lasts 48 hours at the max.

Features:

  • Android (Full), and iPhone compatibility
  • 56″ 360 x 330 IPS LCD display
  • Quad-core 1.2 GHz processor
  • 4GB onboard storage
  • Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Beautiful design

Disadvantages:

  • Poor battery life
  • Flat tire bezel

The technologies of smartwatches are improving every day. In the next few years, we would see some amazing developments in smart watches. Until then we can say the above smartwatches are best in the market.

 

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