A Smartwatch goes beyond the functionality of timekeeping and has emerged as a phenomenal computerised wearable gadget of the era. Powered by a rechargeable battery, Smartwatches eases your tasks and life. The tradition and style have evolved for 21st century needs and so has wristwatches.
Smartwatches which are multi-taskers, are paired with smartphones. In the Indian market the trend is now surging at heights with the growing demand. It enables you to connect to the internet, run mobile apps, make calls, track activity & fitness, offer GPS, Bluetooth & wifi co-ordinates, packed with sufficient data storage, support portable media & audio players, access weather updates and lots more. Other peripheral features the smartwatches often sports digital cameras, thermometers, accelerometers, altimeters, barometers, compasses etc.
Well, most of the smartwatches are ranging in a mid pricing range, all of it ensure you hassle-free multitasking whether it’s about setting fitness goals, get updates from social media or say making voice notes etc. These gadget has a lot in the stores to offer in almost no time. Smartwatches when bought through e-commerce websites often carry advantages of offers & discounts unlike with brand outlets.
While internal hardware, size, colour, belts and aesthetics varies from brand to brand, but most have an electronic visual display, either backlit LCD or OLED. Some brands also use transflective or electronic paper, to consume less power and so on.
In order to help you in buying your new smartwatch, we have shortlisted the Top 10 best Smartwatches in India 2016.
10. Bingo U8
Bingo U8 is A New Bluetooth Smartwatch sporting remarkable features having a great compatible with a quiet number of smartphones. The model is available for buying on the e-commerce websites at very competitive prices to choose. Bingo U8 stands at number tenth in the list of Top 10 best Smartwatches in India 2016.
Item Weight: 132g
Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.2 x 4.8 cm
Screen: 1.48″ Capacitive Touch Screen TFT LCD
Display: Time/Date/Week/Battery State
Charging Time: About 1 Hour Talk Time:
Battery : 160 Hours Power Supply, Built-In 230mah Rechargeable
Other features: Ringing Reminder, Hands- free Calls, Music play, Phonebook access, Alarm, Phone Anti-Lost Alarm Function, Stopwatch, Photograph, Altitude Meter, Barometer, Vibration Bluetooth
9. Huawei Smartwatch
Huawei one of the slickest looking Android wear smartwatch coupled with good looks. One can get a lot of colour options along with wristband options whether leather strap, steel belt. This wearable device has 80% fast charge feature in just 45 minutes and has got lot in store to offer at a reasonably economical price.
Display: 1.4″ AMOLED screen
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8926)
Product Dimensions: 42 x 42 x 11.3mm
Compatibility: Android 4.3 or iOS 8.2 and up
CPU: quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7
Battery: 300mAh Li-Ion
Other features: PPG Heart rate sensor, barometer, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 BLE, 6- axis motion sensor (gyro +accelerometer), Hands- free Calls, Music play, Phonebook access, water-resistant for 30 minutes (up to 1 meter deep).
8. Noise u8
Noise U8 is an impeccable smartwatch has gained a huge popularity in the market with its innovative and stylish U8 model. The gadget supports multi -lingual feature unlike most of the smartwatches which is integrated with the state-of- art technology. Noise U8 comes with Flexible & durable TPU strap which offers great comfort to the wearer. The smartwatch even has the anti-lost function that ensures a sense of security.
This model stands at number eighth in the list of Top 10 best Smartwatches in India 2016.
Display: 1.54 inch HD TFT LCD touch screen
Resolution: 240*240 pixels
Battery Capacity: 3.7V/350mAH
Camera : 1.3M built-in
Bluetooth: Version 3.0, Range up to 5 meters
Battery life: 100 to 120hrs standby mode.
RAM & ROM: 128MB ,64MB Flash respectively
External memory socket: T-Flash (MAX 32GB)
Other features: Built-in MIC, Sim slot, Music player & speaker, Fitness manager, Pedometer, Sleep monitoring, Calorie counter, Phone book, Stopwatch, Acceleration Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Vibration Motor.
7. Asus Zenwatch 2
Asus Zenwatch 2 flaunts time honouring craftsmanship and technology upfront. This smartwatch comes in 18 different strap choices to choose from according to ones taste and style. The wearable gadget sports a rectangle shaped dial, a comfy fit and Water Resistance IP67 certification. One can even exchange Exchange Short Messages, Emojis and Drawings using Asus Zenwatch 2.
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz
Storage: 4GB eMMC Flash
Display: AMOLED 1.63″ 320×320, 278 PPI Touch Display
Resolution: 273 pixels ppi
Battery: 400mAh & 50% within 36 minutes
Sensor: 6-Axis (A+G) with Sensor-Hub (Accelerometer and Gyroscope with Sensor- Hub)
Bluetooth: Version V4.1
Other features: 9-axis sensor/bio sensor combo, 6-axis gyroscope and accelerometer, WiFi
Cover Lens: 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Dimensions: 49.6 x 40.7 x 9.4
6. LG Watch Urbane
Elegant and beautifully crafted LG watch urbane has gathered a lot of attention in India. It consists of beautiful Metal Body & Full Circle 1.3 inch P-OLED Display with Narrow Bezel for Sleek Lines. LG Watch is a truly elegant smartwatch that is a duo of fine craftsmanship and breakthrough in innovation.
There are certain attributes of this smartwatch which makes them stand class apart the others which are its Classic Design, Customization, Expanded Battery Life, Water And Dust Resistant, Navigation. LG Watch Urbane is IP67 dust and water resistant (up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes).
Battery: 410 mAh
Compatibility: with Android TM 4.3 or Higher
Processor: Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 technology & wifi
Internal memory: 4GB
Item Weight: 91 g
Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 4.6 x 1.3 cm
Compatibility: Android 4.3 or higher that supports Bluetooth.
Other features: Water and Dust Resistant (IP67), Mobile notifications, Alarm, PPG sensor, Pulse checker.
5. Pebble Time
Next smartwatch on the list is the Pebble time, which is compatible with devices running Android 4.0.3 or higher and iOS 8 or higher, has gained huge popularity in India. With a cozy fitting & ergonomic design, the Pebble Time smartwatch is the companion you’ll want with you every moment, every day.
Pebble’s new timeline interface turns moments you actually tend to care such as notifications, calendar events, weather, sports scores, breaking news, missed calls, app alerts etc. This model stands at number fifth in the list of Top 10 best Smartwatches in India 2016.
Display: 2.5D glass with color E-Paper display
Water resistant: Up to 30 meters
Battery life: Up to 7 days
Item Weight: 209 g
Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 6.3 x 11.6 cm
Other features: Built-in microphone for voice notes and quick replies, Music player supporting apps like Pandora or Spotify, Sleep & fitness tracker, water resistance up to 30m, Supports over 8000+ apps.
4. Sony Smartwatch
Fourth in the list of Top 10 best Smartwatches in India 2016, stands Sony Smartwatch. Tracking physical exercises like running/cycling/ daily steps is very easy with Sony’s personalised smartwatch 3. It’s a premium quality product, very comfortable to wear which comes at a reasonable price.
Item Weight: 73 g
Product Dimensions: 3.6 x 5.1 x 1 cm
Warranty: 1 year
Sensors: Ambient light sensors
Certifications: IP58 Rated waterproof
Other features: Accelerometer, Compass, Gyro, GPS, Notifications, Voice Commands, Excellent battery life & quick charging, music player video player/sound recorder etc.
3. Motorola 360 2nd generation
This Android Wear smartwatch is the next best game changer in the market. Motorola 360’s design and built is bold and sturdy, comes in different model collections two for men and one for women, as a difference in their color, built and belt, which is crafted with keeping in mind precision and innovation.
Sure, it’s still fairly chunky at 11.4mm chunky Moto 360 was the first round smartwatch of the world. One can check emails, attend calls and other regular tasks using this smartwatch. This model stands at number third in the list of Top 10 best Smartwatches in India 2016.
Dimensions: 46 x 46 x 11.4 mm
Resolutions: 360 x 325 Pixel
CPU: Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
Display: 11.4mm AMOLED screen
Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery: Li-Ion 400 mAh
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Other features: Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro, Heart rate tracker, Messaging, SMS, Email, Wireless charging, MP3 player, Photo viewer, Voice dial/commands.
2. Samsung Gear s2
This water resistant and Beguiling crafted smartwatch edging elegant curves, premium finish and great functionality. The gadget enables wireless charging with charger dock. Gear 2’s circular user-interface and rotating bezel enables effortless navigation of the notifications, texts, and updates from your phone.
The smartwatch also features a built in S-Health app acting as your fitness master. This model stands at number second in the list of Top 10 best Smartwatches in India 2016.
Item Weight: 23 g
Product Dimensions: 5 x 4.2 x 1.1 cm
Display Size: 3.048 cm (1.2)
Charge Time: Up to 120 minutes
Display: Touchscreen 3.048 cm (1.2)
Charge Time: Up to 120 minutes
Compatibility: Android 4.4
Other Features: Messages, Schedule, Hands-free calling, Weather, Find My Phone, Voice Memo, Stopwatch, Timer.
1. Apple Watch
Apple unisex smartwatch is a versatile & a dependable wearable gadget that helps you organise your daily chores efficiently and achieve your full potential like never before. This gadget enables you to receive and make calls, dictate text messages , call a taxi, browse through plenty of apps, and even track your fitness activity in a touch of a tip.
Apple’s Watch is designed to be both fashionable and functional and is available in an array of different colour, sizes and materials different watch straps that are easily interchangeable. An Apple Watch has features like a faster processor, better waterproofing, GPS, barometer and countless colour and belt options.
Certifications: IPX7 certified – water resistant (up to 1 meter and 30 minutes)
Display: Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size: 1.65 inches
Resolution: 390 x 312 pixels
Protection: Sapphire crystal glass with 3D Touch display
CPU & GPU: 520 MHz & PowerVR SGX543 respectively
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 250 mAh battery (0.94 Wh)
Internal storage: 8 GB, 512 MB RAM
Communication: WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0
Other features: Sensors Accelerometer, Gyro, Heart rate tracker, Photo viewer, Siri natural language commands and dictation.