Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in smartwatchs.

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review

Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 is better than a Fitbit in almost every way. Its design is sleek, it offers smart notifications, and it can automatically track your workouts. Here’s our review. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Mobvoi Ticwatch 2 Review

  • Brilliant display
  • Slick operating system
  • Stellar call quality
  • Attractive design
  • Low price for a smartwatch
  • Tickle slider isn’t responsive or fast
  • Needs touch-resistive features
  • Some parts of the app and watch are in Mandarin
  • Voice assistant has trouble with requests
Our Score 6

Casio WSD-F10 Review

  • Robust outdoor features
  • Rugged design
  • Clever dual-layer LCD
  • Confidently runs Android Wear
  • Smart three-button design
  • Too bulky to forget you’re wearing
  • Battery life isn’t enough for outdoor wear
  • No GPS
  • Fickle proprietary charging cable
  • Expensive
  • Circular screen has one flat edge
Our Score 5

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Review

  • Wide curved display shows stats
  • Heart rate tracking
  • Tons of fitness metrics
  • Notification support
  • 3 day battery life
  • Still too big for the small wristed
  • The interface is too dense
  • No iOS support -- yet
Our Score 8

Fossil Q Founder Review

  • High-class style
  • Strong build quality
  • Looks like a mechanical watch
  • Competitive price
  • IP67 protection rating
  • Screen doesn't fill watch face
  • Charging pillow is impractical
  • Lacking high-tech features
Our Score 8

Fitbit Surge Review

  • Integrated GPS and continuous heart rate…
  • Easy to setup and use
  • Automatic sleep tracking
  • Excellent battery life
  • Design is large, clunky, and dated
  • Not really a smart watch
  • Drab, monocolor display
Our Score 7

Samsung Gear S2 Review

  • Beautiful round design
  • Elegant, fluid user interface
  • Rotating bezel is a true innovation
  • 2-3 day battery life
  • If watch dies, it takes a factory reset to…
  • More connectivity issues
  • Barely any usable apps
  • Reactivation Lock is buggy
  • Laggy notification swipe away menu
Our Score 5

Microsoft Band 2 Review

  • Copious sensors
  • Intuitive interface
  • Clasp is easy to scratch
  • Review unit died
  • Inconsistent sensor data
Our Score 5

Huawei Watch Review

  • Stylish unisex look
  • Latest version of Android Wear
  • Several strap and color options
  • Sharp, high-res screen
  • Battery barely lasts one day
  • Same price as the Apple Watch
  • Android Wear still has kinks
Our Score 8