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Best smart-watches 2017

Best smart watches 2017

Smartwearables are the new in-thing in tech world. And to top it all in the list are smartwatches. A Smartwatch is a device, which can make your constant notification filled life much organized. Besides functionality and ease, a smartwatch does have a style statement too which you can’t really ignore.

Market is full of good smartwatches and that’s exactly where the confusion arises. There are some really good with functionality, butbites loud on the pocket. And then, there are some not worthy of spending your penny on. And then there are several few which are beyond your necessity! Here are a list of few smartwatches available in India – pick the one that suits your choice, necessity and budget…

1. Moto 360 (2nd Gen)

Moto 360’s second avatar is undoubtedly the best looking smartwatch available today. Available with Android Wear and offering a good performance, makes it the best smartwatch to buy at the moment.
 Good display, good performance, easy to replace straps
 A bit pricey, Battery life though decent has a long way to go

Price: ₹ 21,999

2. Samsung Gear S2

The Gear S2 from Samsung is built upon Tizen OS and has a very intuitive rotating dial via which one can interact with the watch. However, the only place the watch lacks is in the apps section.
 Rotating bezel is the most intuitive way to navigate around a smartwatch, Very good display, Premium build
 Lack of apps, Battery life needs to be longer

Price: ₹ 24,300

3. Apple Watch

Apple Watch, which was recently dubbed as Apple Watch series 1, is a good smartwatch for iOS users only. It is available in various finishes and bands.
Premium look, 2 day plus battery life
Excruciatingly slow, Expensive, works with iPhone

Price: ₹ 23,900

4. Huawei Watch

Huawei’s attempt at making a smartwatch is good but not as good as watches above it. It works well, has reasonably accurate tracking, and is built really well to exude a premium feel.
Very well built, Superior display, Large number of watch faces by default, Decent battery life
Some gestures are not responsive, No noteworthy innovation here

Price: ₹ 19,999

5. Asus Zenwatch 2

The Zenwatch 2 is actually one of the most affordable android wear watches on the market. It also offers a 2 day battery life but it does not as look as premium as any other smartwatch. Although, you need to keep in mind, it is priced quite low as well.
Inexpensive, Premium design, Two-day battery life
Android wear isn’t intuitive enough, Display does not respond to gestures well.

Price: ₹ 8,999

6. Pebble Time (Round)

The Pebble time round is a thin, light and functional smartwatch. It may not offer the rich OS experience of Android Wear or WatchOS but it does provide you with all the essential features you may need from a smartwatch. Also, it does not have a touch-screen.
Slim design, Extremely light, Charges 100% in little over an hour, Decent library of apps and watch faces
Thick bezel, No touch screen, Water resistant only, Low battery life when compared to the Pebble Time

Price: ₹ 13,599

7. Pebble Time Steel

The Pebble Time Steel offers a similar functionality as the Pebble Time (Round), but the sizes are different. The Time Steel also looks and feels quite premium compared to the normal Pebble and Pebble Round watches.
Good battery life, Clean UI, Large library of apps, Good display
Buttons interface is tedious when compared to the Gear S2’s wheel, No Google Now or Siri like voice functionality

Price: ₹ 15,999

8. LG Watch Urbane

If you are interested in buying a round faced smartwatch, which looks and feels quite premium, the LG Watch Urbane can easily be considered. However, the Urbane does not have a very good battery life.
 Good design, Smooth Interface
 Expensive, Poor battery life, Android wear has a long way to go

Price: ₹ 29900

9. Titan Juxt

If you want the basic functionalities of a smartwatch in a normal watch, Titan Juxt might be the smartwatch for you. It is a little bulky, but has a 5 day battery life.
 Premium build, Looks good, 5-day battery life
 Heavy, difficult for long-term wear, App needs to remain on always, Lag between notifications on phone and watch

Price: ₹ 19,595

Here’s is the summary list of Best Smartwatches in India for March 2017-

 PRODUCT NAME  PRICE STARTING FROM  AVAILABLE AT RATING 
 Moto 360 (2nd Gen)  19999  N/A  73/100
 Samsung Gear S2  24300  Flipkart  77/100
 Apple Watch  23900  Flipkart  N/A
 Huawei Watch  19999  Flipkart  70/100
 Asus Zenwatch 2  8999  Flipkart  79/100
 Pebble Time (Round)  13599  N/A  70/100
 Pebble Time Steel  15999  N/A  N/A
 LG Watch Urbane  29900  N/A  67/100
 Titan Juxt  15995  N/A  69/100

 

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