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.

Garmin Fenix 5X Plus review

With onboard music, full-color topographic maps, and new sport metrics, the Garmin Fenix 5X Plus sets a high bar for GPS smartwatches. Find out how it can help boost your performance in our Fenix 5X Plus review. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Montblanc Summit 2 Review

  • Good performance
  • Day-long battery, handy Time Only mode
  • Great screen
  • Wear OS redesign is an improvement
  • Feature packed
  • Longer battery life would be nice
  • Expensive
  • Thick design
Our Score 8

Skagen Falster 2 Review

  • Beautiful, compact design
  • Lightweight, slim fit
  • Interchangeable bands
  • NFC for Google Pay
  • Heart rate, GPS, 3 ATM water resistance
  • Battery barely lasts a full day
  • Middling performance
  • Scrolling with crown is a little tough
Our Score 7

Fossil Sport Review

  • Extremely lightweight
  • Includes new Snapdragon 3100 chipset
  • Bigger battery
  • Runs new Wear OS
  • iOS capabilities are limited
  • Apps still take a while to load
Our Score 8

Misfit Vapor 2 Review

  • Sharp and bright AMOLED display
  • Beautiful design
  • New Wear OS
  • Built-in GPS
  • Interchangeable watch straps
  • iOS capabilities are limited
  • No Wear 3100 processor
  • Less than a day’s battery life
Our Score 7

Mobvoi TicWatch C2 Review

  • Strong design, for all wrist sizes
  • Competitive $200 price
  • Latest version of Wear OS
  • Works with Android and iOS
  • Battery life is likely to be short

Huawei Watch GT Review

  • Attractive design
  • Long battery life
  • Impressive list of fitness and health features
  • iOS and Android compatibility
  • Swim-proof
  • Software lacks polish
  • Derivative user interface

Withings Steel HR Sport Review

  • Nearly month-long battery life
  • Comfortable band
  • Helpful sleep scoring
  • VO2 tracking
  • Small display for notifications
  • Superficial performance analysis
Our Score 8

Garmin Fenix 5X Plus Review

  • Color topographic maps are handy
  • Music storage with Spotify support
  • Lots of performance metrics
  • Long battery life
  • Nearly perfect GPS accuracy
  • Music transfer is clunky
  • Expensive
Our Score 9