Smartwatch Reviews

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 Galaxy Fit review

Samsung’s going toe-to-toe against Fitbit’s Inspire HR with its own $99 fitness tracker -- the Galaxy Fit. It also has a heart rate monitor, can automatically detect six workouts, and has a battery that can last for… See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Samsung Galaxy Fit Review

  • Colorful and sharp AMOLED screen
  • Plentiful workout plans, sleep tracking, accurate…
  • 5ATM water resistance
  • Comfortable and lightweight, interchangeable…
  • Affordable
  • Notifications are cramped on the screen
  • No onboard GPS
  • Can't control music playback, no onboard storage
Our Score 8

Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE Review

  • Unique dual-display technology
  • Two-day battery life
  • Cellular connectivity
  • Accurate fitness and heart-rate tracking…
  • IP68, NFC for Google Pay, GPS, internal storage
  • Performance occasionally stutters
  • Bulky, masculine design with ugly preinstalled…
  • 4G LTE is limited to Verizon subscribers

Diesel On Full Guard 2.5 Review

  • Striking design
  • High resolution, bright screen
  • Terrible battery life
  • Slow performance
  • Diesel apps can frustrate
Our Score 5

Garmin Forerunner 45S Review

  • Color display
  • Accurate GPS tracking
  • New sports modes and metrics
  • 5-button navigation
  • Two sizes for different wrists
  • No interchangeable bands
  • Display may be prone to scratching
  • No advanced running metrics
Our Score 8

Garmin Forerunner 945 Review

  • Packs a ton of features into a compact watch
  • Onboard maps ensure you won’t get lost
  • Pulse Oximeter aids in acclimation
  • 24/7 heart rate monitoring with stress mentoring
  • Music including Spotify and Deezer
  • Strap is difficult to remove
  • Limited ability to respond to notifications
Our Score 10

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Golf Edition Review

  • Tag Heuer Golf app is useful and well-designed
  • Intel Atom processor is fast, and power efficient
  • Gorgeous box and presentation
  • Luxury materials and build quality
  • No heart rate sensor
  • Expensive
Our Score 8

Alpina AlpinerX Review

  • Swiss watch style and desirability
  • Long life battery and no recharging
  • Comprehensive sensor array
  • Basic notification support works well
  • Sapphire crystal, hardwearing body
  • No haptic feedback
  • App needs improvement
  • Connectivity issues
Our Score 7

Armani Exchange AX Connected Review

  • Subtle design
  • Wide range of attractive colors
  • Comfortable to wear
  • No defining Armani features
  • Short battery life
Our Score 6