Wearable Reviews

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

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Apple brought ECG tracking to consumers. Withings is making it affordable

The Apple Watch Series 4 starts at $400, and the highlight function is the electrocardiogram, which has the potential to save lives. Withings’ new Move ECG has the same capability but at a fraction of the cost.
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One breath into this device could change what you eat forever

Anyone living with a food intolerance knows the pain — literally and figuratively — of dealing with it, and even identifying what the cause of the problem is. The FoodMarble Aire wants to solve this, and we took a closer look at CES…
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Garmin’s 4G LTE VivoActive 3 keeps you safe when you’re out on the trails

Garmin takes its already great VivoActive 3 Music fitness smartwatch and adds a 4G LTE connection, courtesy of Verizon. The watch now has streaming music, independent GPS, and best of all, SMS support and various safety features. We’ve…
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Mobvoi beefs up the battery on its affordable Ticwatch E2 and S2 Wear OS watches

Mobvoi is known to offer excellent, low-priced Wear OS smartwatches. At CES 2019, the company unveiled new entries into its Express and Sport range -- the Ticwatch E2 and Ticwatch S2.
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The Kate Spade Scallop 2 is on trend, and should be on your wrist

The new Kate Spade Scallop 2 smartwatch takes the successful original and brings it up to date with the latest wearable tech, and into line with the fashion brands latest clothes and accessories. We’ve tried it out.
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This smartwatch harvests your body heat, the power of the sun to stay charged

Matrix has unveiled the PowerWatch 2 at CES 2019, a smartwatch that uses body heat and solar rays to stay charged. We take a first look at the PowerWatch 2 to see what the device has to offer.
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Achieve ironman status with the Coros Pace triathlon watch

Coros, known for its cutting-edge smart cycling helmets, is a newcomer to the smartwatch market. The company's first smartwatch, the Pace, is designed for serious triathletes looking to eek as much as possible out of their training.
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Huawei’s Watch GT is all the fitness smartwatch you need, if you exercise in silence

The Huawei Watch GT shows what Huawei can do when it ditches Google’s Wear OS and comes up with its own smartwatch operating system. The result is a stylish watch with amazing battery life, but with some surprising omissions.
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Mechanical hands can’t make the LG Watch W7’s drab design interesting

The LG Watch W7 is a Wear OS smartwatch, but it differentiates itself from the pack by offering mechanical watch hands. We appreciate LG’s efforts to try something new, but the execution on the W7 is flawed.
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The Mobvoi TicWatch C2 goes beyond its affordable price tag

The Mobvoi TicWatch C2 packs built-in GPS, a heart rate monitor, and Google’s newly-redesigned Wear OS. It also has a high-end look, all for a $200 price tag. We take a closer look.
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Push yourself, and your wallet, harder with Polar’s Vantage V fitness tracker

With 130 different sports profiles to track and wrist-based running power, the Polar Vantage V is a great option for professional and amateur athletes alike. But with a high price tag and a distinct lack of smart features at launch, does it…
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The Michael Kors Access Runway smartwatch is feature-packed and fashionable

The Michael Kors Access Runway offers important health and fitness features, packed into a beautiful case. While it includes Google’s new Wear OS, is it worth the purchase? We take a closer look.
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With sapphire glass and analog dials, you'd never know this watch is smart

The world of hybrid smartwatches is getting much larger, and the latest comes from a name with history — New York Standard Watches. In our NYSW GTS Activity Tracker review, we find out what makes this watch special, and why we were so…
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Apple's best product isn't the iPhone, it's the Apple Watch

Apple already ruled the smartwatch market with the Apple Watch Series 3, but the Series 4 elevates it to new levels with more screen, a sleeker design, and even an world-first electrocardiogram app that lets you keep tabs on your ticker.
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Montblanc Summit 2 offers smart functionality but still looks good with a suit

Montblanc’s Summit 2 is the first smartwatch to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor. It’s feature packed, with GPS, NFC for Google Pay, and a heart rate sensor, but it also has the classic timepiece look.
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More power, more options: Sonos’ Amp is a worthy upgrade for your speakers

Sonos reinvents its first product with a view toward making it more appealing to custom AV installers and consumers alike. With more power and more features, it mostly succeeds, but comes at a steeper price.
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The Skagen Falster 2 proves it takes a lot of battery life to look this good

Skagen unveiled the Falster Wear OS smartwatch earlier this year, and not even a year later the Falster 2 arrived. It’s among the most beautiful smartwatches available, and the new model adds more functionality.
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Like neon running shorts, the Huawei Band 3 Pro is all function, no fashion

Huawei’s latest fitness tracker is the Huawei Band 3 Pro. At $70, it features built-in GPS, a heart-rate sensor, and can track your sleep patterns. But with very few differences from its predecessor, is it worth the upgrade? Let’s take…