Having a smartwatch is just a way to get notifications on your wrist. In earlier days, smartwatches were nothing but an item of luxury. But, now smartwatches offer a lot more features which makes us a bit more dependable. The device offers a bit more, whether it be a fitness tracker, a wallet or even a phone. After trial and testing, the best smartwatch for Apple and Android users is Apple Watch Series 5 and Samsung Galaxy watch Active 2. Find more of the best smartwatch for Apple and Android users which are our best picks and which might also fit your budget.
- Apple Watch Series 5
Apple watch series 5 offer always-on display function. Apart from always telling you the time, the watch automatically adjusts to the conditions around you and help with the ambient light sensor. Now, that’s a great thing. The always-on display will not drain the watch’s battery but, however, you will have to charge it on a daily basis. Unlike other watches, the Apple watch series 5 has to offer only 18 hours of battery life. The smartwatch starts at $399.
If you are a hiker, then this watch is totally for you. The Apple watch series 5 has to offer a built-in compass that will come in handy. Talking about other features, the watch provides the GPS and is swim proof.
However, the Apple watch series 5 is almost similar to the Apple watch series 4 with the same advanced health features, but the Apple watch series 5 comes with fresh finishes of titanium and ceramic. The smartwatch comes in 2 models – 40mm and 44mm sizes.
- Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 can give Apple’s smartwatch run for its money. As good as Apple’s smartwatch sounds, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 can work for both Android and iOS smartphones. Just like Apple Watch Series 5, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 also features GPS. The smartwatch also features a heart rate monitor and LTE. It also tracks your activity. The smartwatch comes in circular design which is visually very appealing. The smartwatch starts from $279. The battery life of the smartwatch last from 24 to 60 hours. Just like Apple watch series 5, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 also swims proof. The smartwatch comes in 2 models – 40 mm and 44 mm sizes.
- Apple Watch Series 3
The smartwatch starts at $199. The Apple watch series 3 is a more affordable option. The bezels of Apple Watch Series 3 are thicker and come in size options of 38mm and 42mm.
Just like any other smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 3 also gives a heart rate monitor, GPS, 8GB of storage with offline support for Apple music playlists. The smartwatch is swim-proof and battery life is shorter when connected to cellular.
- Fitbit Versa 2
Fitbit Versa 2 comes with built-in Alexa and more advanced sleep-tracking features. The software installed on the smartwatch also comes with a feature that helps to monitor blood oxygen saturation levels. Unlike Apple and Samsung smartwatches, the Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch provides a 4-day battery life which is AMAZING.
The smartwatch is compatible with both iOS and Android and costs not more than $200. To control the music playback from your wrist, Fitbit has added a Spotify app to the Fitbit Versa 2. However, the smartwatch does not provide GPS.
- Amazfit Bip
Amazfit Bip is the best smartwatch that is affordable and comes with some amazing features. It is not necessary to pay a huge bill to get an amazing smartwatch with a fitness tracking feature. The smartwatch comes in a one size option with 1.28 inches of the display. The battery life is amazing. The smartwatch offers up to 45 days of battery life. The smartwatch provides GPS but is not swim proof. The smartwatch is compatible with both iOS and Android smartphones. The Amazfit Bip also features a heart rate monitor. The smartwatch costs not more than $80.