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

Smartwatch Reviews

Showing 8 reviews out of 47

Smartwatch Review Filters

Clear Filters

Operating system



Show More
Clear Filters

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

Fossil Q Venture HR Review

  • High-resolution display
  • Sleek and stylish design
  • Interchangeable watch straps
  • New Wear OS is much improved
  • Built-in GPS and NFC
  • iOS capabilities are limited
  • No Wear 3100 processor
  • Less than a day's battery life
Our Score 7

Apple Watch Series 4 Review

  • Great design and build quality
  • Excellent, user-friendly software
  • Comprehensive, motivational health and fitness…
  • Can replace your phone for a short time
  • Plenty of colors, straps, and third-party…
  • Short battery life
Our Score 10

LG Watch W7 Review

  • Nice mechanical hands implementation
  • Stylish (if masculine)
  • New Wear OS is better
  • Handy tools like compass
  • Uses older processor
  • No heart rate monitor, GPS, or NFC
  • Expensive
  • Only one size, and it’s large

Suunto 9 Smartwatch Review

  • Intelligent battery modes provide up to 120 hours…
  • Abundance of performance metrics
  • High-resolution, touchscreen display
  • Innovative FusedTrack motion-based tracking
  • Comfortable fit
  • Limited control over notifications
  • No advanced sleep analysis
  • Confusing software options
Our Score 8

Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20 Review

  • Useful outdoor features
  • Solid GPS functionality
  • Clever dual-layer display
  • Wear OS offers better user experience over 2.0
  • Daylong battery
  • No heart-rate monitor
  • Expensive
  • Bulky design, still not fully circular
  • Fickle charging cable
Our Score 6