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

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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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

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

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

Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Review

  • Lightweight
  • Stylish design
  • Smart Notifications
  • Vibration alarms
  • Waterproof
  • Only one scroll button
Our Score 9

Withings Activite Review

  • Gorgeous design
  • Silent Alarm
  • Accurate step count
  • Waterproof
  • No charging required
  • Limited functionality
  • Watch batteries required
  • Slow syncing
  • Pricey
Our Score 9

Garmin fenix 2 Review

  • Handsome, ruggedly clean design
  • Smart Notifications (email, texts, and caller ID)
  • Swim track with stroke identification
  • Ski and Snowboard run tracking
  • Water Resistant to 50 meters
  • Surprisingly light for its size
  • Steep learning curve
  • No smartphone control over watch functionality
  • Bluetooth turns off when ANT+ sensors are…
  • No Tide Charts, GPS spotty in open water
Our Score 8

Apple Watch Series 3 Review

  • Makes calls from your wrist
  • Voice control is excellent
  • A joy to use
  • Masses of personalization options
  • Superb fitness tracking ability
  • Third-party app support is lacking
  • Expensive
  • Speaker is quiet
Our Score 8