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

Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS running watch review

The Garmin Forerunner 35 is a sassy little Chiclet of a watch that is the most attractive, affordable heart rate monitoring GPS running watch Garmin has ever made. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Garmin Vivofit 3 Review

  • One year battery life
  • ANT+ Heart rate monitor compatible
  • Swappable bands
  • Water resistant to 5 ATM
  • Can be placed in belt clip
  • No vibration alerts
  • Unable to set alarm on smartphone app
  • Only one button
Our Score 7

Fossil Q Crewmaster Review

  • Gorgeous design
  • Reliable, easy to use app
  • Notifications from your phone
  • Fitness and sleep tracking
  • Long battery life
  • Too big for some wrists
  • No backlight
  • No individual workout tracking
Our Score 8

Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Review

  • Lightweight
  • Stylish design
  • Smart Notifications
  • Vibration alarms
  • Waterproof
  • Only one scroll button
Our Score 9

Nixon Mission Review

  • Very rugged
  • Tons of sensors
  • Useful for surfers and skiers
  • Lackluster battery
  • Too bulky
Our Score 6

Samsung Gear S3 Review

  • Simple interface with rotating bezel
  • Easily replaceable 22mm bands
  • More than a day of battery life
  • Water resistant
  • Works with Samsung Pay
  • Too big and bulky for smaller wrists
  • Not enough third-party app support
  • Android phone connection sometimes spotty
Our Score 7

Polar M450 Review

  • Affordable
  • Bluetooth syncing
  • Programmable LED front light
  • Easily customizable data fields
  • Bluetooth only (Not compatible with ANT+ sensors)
  • No smart notifications
Our Score 8

Fitbit Flex 2 Review

  • Waterproof
  • Swim tracking
  • Automatic sleep tracking
  • Affordable at $100
  • Good-looking jewelry style accessories available…
  • Swimming and automatic activity tracking requires…
  • Battery life isn’t great with things like Swim…
  • Does not fit original Fitbit Flex bands or…
Our Score 7

Garmin Vivoactive HR Review

  • Smart notifications
  • Tracks nearly everything
  • Water resistant to 5 ATMs
  • Multiple, customizable alarms
  • Replaceable watch band
  • Clunky design
  • Heart rate monitor not reliable during vigorous…
  • Finicky touchscreen
Our Score 8