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The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch, worn on a person's wrist.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Review: The best Wear OS smartwatch for smaller wrists

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is the slimmer, sporty sibling to the Classic. It's one of the best Wear OS smartwatches for smaller wrists.
Galaxy Watch 4 Classic on the wrist.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic review: A first-rate smartwatch

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic introduces new software and a stylish, mature design. We think it has what it takes to succeed the Galaxy Watch 3.
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Mobvoi TicWatch E3 review: The long lasting smartwatch

Equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor, the $200 TicWatch E3 is a low-cost, speedy smartwatch, but the software situation is a problem.
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Casio G-Shock GBD-200 review: A perfectly balanced hybrid smartwatch

We reviewed the Casio G-Shock GBD-200, a true hybrid smartwatch with just the right amount of tech, no battery to charge, and an affordable price.
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Huawei Watch 3 review: To achieve perfect Harmony, you’ll need to commit to it

The Huawei Watch 3 looks superb, and runs Huawei's latest HarmonyOS software, but getting to grips with it takes some effort. We know, because we've tested it.
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Casio G-Shock GSW-H1000 review: A G-Shock smartwatch for collectors

Casio's G-Shock GSW-H1000 smartwatch fulfills the 'let's make a G-Shock smartwatch' brief perfectly, but does this mean non-G-Shock fans will want one?
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Garmin Venu 2 review: In-depth tracking with outstanding battery life

The Garmin Venu 2/S packs a ton of health-tracking metrics and smartwatch features into a small yet stylish package.
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Wyze Watch Review: A $20 smartwatch with faulty connections

The Wyze Watch is a $20 smartwatch that punches above its weight class, but connectivity issues plague the watch, dragging the whole experience down.
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Amazfit T-Rex Pro review: Far from extinct, but struggling to evolve

The Amazfit T-Rex Pro looks the same as the old T-Rex smartwatch, but has been treated to a few hardware upgrades. Is this enough to make it worth buying?
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Skagen Jorn Hybrid HR review: Not quite a winning combination of watch and tech

The Skagen Jorn Hybrid HR smartwatch goes beyond being a simple hybrid watch, but stops short of being a full touchscreen watch. Is it the perfect mix?
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Amazfit GTR 2e review: All the good (and bad) from the GTR 2, for less money

Amazfit's GTR 2e fitness-focused smartwatch has all the good things about the existing GTR 2, but costs less. Should you look at this model instead?
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Citizen CZ Smart review: Good smartwatch fails to capitalize on its heritage

The Citizen CZ Smart is the first smartwatch from the long-established Japanese watchmaker, but does that make it a true Citizen watch? We've found out.
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Fossil Gen 5E smartwatch review: Just a little too ordinary for its own good

Fossil knows how to design a good-looking smartwatch, which is proven by the reasonably priced Fossil Gen 5E, but does the lack of up-to-date hardware hurt it?
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Amazfit GTR 2 review: A great value smartwatch with a classy design

Just $179 buys you the Amazfit GTR 2, which boasts much-needed improvements made to the software.
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Apple Watch Series 5 review: A near-perfect smartwatch

The Apple Watch Series 5 is close to perfection. It has a design that's becoming timeless, and a feature list so long, it'll take weeks to explore everything.
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Mobvoi TicWatch 3 Pro review: Swift performance, seriously long battery life

What the TicWatch 3 Pro loses on style points, it makes up for with cutting-edge hardware, resulting in plenty of performance and excellent battery life.
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Apple Watch Series 6 review: The best, most feature-rich smartwatch you can buy

The Apple Watch Series 6 is the most complete smartwatch you can buy, and with the latest software and processor it's a real powerhouse too. Here's our review.
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Apple Watch SE review: The best Apple Watch for most people

How does Apple improve on its already brilliant smartwatch? By launching the Apple Watch SE, which has almost everything we want at a lower price.
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Diesel On Fadelite X Mad Dog Jones review: The smartwatch your heart will want

The Diesel On Fadelite X Mad Dog Jones limited-edition smartwatch has a unique, eye-catching design that makes you want to wear it, but should you buy one?
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Garmin Venu Sq review: The top name in fitness, now at $199

Everyone knows Garmin makes smartwatches for serious athletes, but the Venu Sq brings great health tracking to a more approachable design — and price.
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Withings ScanWatch Review: In-depth health tracking, day and night

The long list of health-tracking abilities is only part of the Withings ScanWatch's appeal. All are easy to use, while the design is effortlessly classy.
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 review: The (other) smartwatch you should buy

If you own an Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 should be at the top of your smartwatch shopping list. It's expensive, but worth it.
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Casio GWF-A1000 Frogman review: A worthy dive watch

Casio continues to add Bluetooth functionality to its watches, with the latest being the Frogman GWF-A1000. Joining the connected features is a new analog look.
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Mobvoi TicWatch C2 Plus Review: Powered up and ready for 2020

Yes, the TicWatch C2 Plus looks the same as the old C2 on the outside, but a power upgrade ensures it's capable of competing with other smartwatches in 2020.
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Skagen Falster 3 X By Kygo Review: Scandinavian stealth

This special-edition Skagen Falster 3 smartwatch is a collaboration with Danish DJ Kygo, and is a cool, stealthy take on the already superb-looking Falster 3.
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Moto 360 review: Classic smartwatch, stunning new design

This is the new Moto 360. Just don't get it confused with that round Motorola smartwatch of the same name from 2015, as this little beauty is bang up to date.
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Garmin Quatix 6 Review: So much more than a boat watch

The Garmin Quatix 6 has all the same functionality of the Fenix 6 Pro, with a different look that’s just as classy on a boat as it is on the trail or the gym.
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Tag Heuer Connected (2020) review: Go on, indulge yourself

The Tag Heuer Connected is a $1,800 luxury smartwatch that's all-too-easy to fall in love with due to the refined design, quality, and good battery life.
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Garmin Vivomove Style Review: Smart, timeless, quirky

The Vivomove Style fits an ample amount of technology and fitness-tracking ability into one of the most subtle and unassuming packages that's available today.
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Wyze Band review: Put this tracker on your radar

Alexa skills that let you control your smart home, heart tracker, sleep tracker, great screen, and more make this inexpensive fitness tracker a great choice.

Suunto 7 review: Still a hardcore fitness watch

The Suunto 7 is the company's first WearOS smartwatch, and it's made to attract Suunto's hardcore fans, and appeal to newcomers with its lifestyle-driven look.
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Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 Review: Not the style icon it should be

Wearing an Armani suit is a big statement, and such things are often worn by someone who wants to look classy and sophisticated. Surely wearing an Emporio Armani smartwatch will return the same effect? Sadly, the latest model -- unimaginatively named the Smartwatch 3 -- just doesn't have the style or performance you're looking for.
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Puma Smartwatch review: Looks sporty, performs poorly

Manufactured by the Fossil Group, the Puma Smartwatch offers a sleek and sporty Wear OS look and plenty of fitness tracking features. It's also a device that doesn't need your phone to track your workouts. But performance is a major issue -- even more so than most Wear OS watches.
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Fossil Gen 5 review: Style overcomes the flaws of Wear OS

Google’s Wear OS watches have a hard time distinguishing themselves. Some poke their head above the status quo with value, looks, or performance. In the case of the Fossil Gen 5, it’s the looks and smooth performance. I still can’t help but feel that Google is letting companies like Fossil down.
Section Editor, Mobile

Joe Maring is the Section Editor for Digital Trends’ Mobile team, leading the site’s coverage for all things smartphones, tablets, and wearables. Since joining the industry in 2012, Joe has reported on the latest mobile tech news, reviewed countless devices, and worked with other writers to help them find the angles that matter.

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