Editors' Choice

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

Garmin Vivosport (2017) review

The Vivosport may look and feel like a simple fitness band, but its onboard tech puts it on a par with many larger, more expensive smartwatches. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Garmin fenix Review

  • Stylish, sophisticated, rugged design
  • Huge display reads well during serious activity
  • Solid GPS tracking options
  • ANT+ and Bluetooth communication
  • Good battery life
  • Menu layout is confusing and difficult to navigate…
  • Profiles and data pages are complicated to set up
  • Documentation lacks in detail
Our Score 7.5

Qualcomm Toq Review

  • Fast way to see notifications
  • Mirasol display works well
  • Thinner than some smartwatches
  • Screen has poor color
  • Light is uneven and washes screen out
  • Battery life lasts about 2 days
  • Requires a special charging box
  • Expensive $350 price
  • No way to respond to notifications
  • Lack of buttons can be frustrating
Our Score 5

Motorola Moto 360 Review

  • Beautiful round screen
  • Stainless steel design
  • Best Android Wear watch yet
  • Fantastic wireless charging cradle
  • Heart-rate monitor
  • Always-on pedometer
  • Poor battery life (1 day)
  • Android Wear is confusing, useless
  • Sync and setup is a hassle
  • Lights up at inappropriate times
Our Score 7

Garmin VivoFit Review

  • Sleek, modern design
  • Waterproof to 50 meters
  • Always-on display
  • One-year battery life
  • ANT+ compatibility
  • Heart-rate monitor functionality
  • Automatic uploading to Garmin Connect
  • No alarms, tones or vibrations of any kind
  • No backlight to see after dark
Our Score 7

Epson Moverio BT-200 Review

  • Familiar Android interface
  • Decent battery life
  • Affordable
  • Clunky hardware needs a lot of polish
  • Low-end components
  • Thick lenses often slipped down my nose
  • Few substantive apps
Our Score 4

Garmin fenix 5X Review

  • Color mapping
  • Water resistant to 10 ATMs
  • Easily swappable watch bands
  • Customizable vibration alarms
  • Smart notifications
  • Bulky
Our Score 10

Garmin Fenix 3 HR Review

  • 24/7 Heart rate monitoring
  • Smart Notifications
  • Customizable vibrating alarms
  • Sapphire lens
  • Regular software updates
  • Heart rate monitor has trouble with vigorous…
  • Move alarm seems random
Our Score 9