Huawei GT 2
The Huawei GT 2 offers advanced health features like stress tracking and a pulse oximeter at a relatively affordable price. You can’t use it to reply to text messages, but its 2-week battery life is among the best on the market.
- Durable metal body
- Sharp amoled display
- Can't run third-party apps
Fitbit Versa 3
The Fitbit Versa 3 monitors blood oxygen levels to assess your sleep quality, and it has an integrated GPS tracker so you don’t have to take your phone along on runs. It charges quickly and can go nearly a week before it needs to be plugged in.
- Detailed fitness tracking
- Supports amazon alexa
- Lacks music storage
Garmin Forerunner 645
Designed for serious runners, the Garmin Forerunner 645 lasts for a full day even while GPS tracking, and it can send out an SOS signal in the event of an accident. It’s available with a waistband-mounted pod that analyzes advanced stride metrics like ground contact time.
- Accurate heart rate sensor
- Can track snow sports
- Doesn't have a touchscreen
Fossil Gen 5
The Fossil Gen 5 runs Google’s WearOS operating system, which includes a wide variety of apps and thousands of available faces. It has an NFC chip for tap-and-go payment, plus low-power modes that extend runtime by several days.
- Charges up to 80 percent in an hour
- Can control smart-home devices
- Choice of silicone or metal bands
Garmin Vivoactive 4
The Garmin Vivoactive 4 is a good match for an active lifestyle, with customized workout plans and preloaded animated exercises. It also offers detailed sleep analysis and easy integration with the brand’s training-focused apps and programs.
- 7-day battery life
- Includes pulse oximeter
- Compatible with iphone or android
Skagen Falster 3
The minimalist design of the Skagen Falster 3 includes a crown and two buttons for easy navigation, and it’s available with a range of silicone and mesh bands. It allows you to customize your settings to maximize performance and battery life.
- 1 gigabyte of ram
- Compatible with google pay
- Comes with usb rapid charger
Apple Watch SE
The Apple Watch SE allows you to call up its Siri voice assistant just by raising your wrist. Its attractive display extends almost to the edge of the housing, and its 64-bit dual-core processor opens apps with hardly any delay.
- Less than 11 millimeters thick
- 32 gigabytes of storage
- Built-in altimeter and compass
Amazfit Bip S
The Amazfit Bip S is a surprisingly capable budget option, featuring an always-on display, integrated GPS tracking, and an optical heart rate sensor. It can run for up to 40 days on a charge, which is far better than most premium models.
- Tracks light and deep sleep
- Durable glass screen
- Water resistant to 50 meters
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2
Android users should consider the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 , which features the brand’s efficient Tizen operating system that can be navigated with a clever touch-sensitive bezel. Its aluminum case weighs about an ounce, so you hardly notice it on your wrist.
- Automatic workout detection
- Can measure vo2 max
- Comes with wireless charging dock
Apple Watch Series 6
The Apple Watch Series 6 comes with advanced health features that most competitors can’t match, like an ECG and irregular heartbeat detection. It has a bright always-on screen, which means that you don’t need to tap or raise it to check the time.
- Powerful processor
- Available in two sizes
- Steel or titanium case options