Apple Watch Series 7
Let’s start with perhaps the most popular smartwatch in the world – the Apple Watch. The seventh generation of this device is already available. The model is available in two sizes – 45 and 41 mm. Bracelets, as before, to choose from: silicone, metal, designer. There are also five body colors: green, red, blue, white and black.
Apple Watch Series 7 has become the watch with the largest display in the history of the device – compared to its predecessors, they have almost no bezels. Also, the screen has become 70% brighter in inactive mode (when the hand is down) and received protection from cracks and scratches.
The model can monitor the pulse and the level of oxygen in the blood, take an ECG and track the quality of sleep. The novelty also supports fast charging: from zero to 80% in 45 minutes. And 8 minutes at the outlet is enough for 8 hours of work in sleep monitoring mode. The watch works with the Apple Fitness + service, where you can find many ready-made workouts, allow you to pay for purchases with Apple Pay, answer calls, control music and give commands to Siri.
Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Classic LTE
No less popular is the watch of the Korean manufacturer Samsung, which introduced the Galaxy Watch4 Classic LTE in early 2022. It is offered in two sizes – with a diagonal of 42 or 46 mm. Externally, the watch resembles classic chronographs with a rotating bezel and buttons on the sides. You can choose the option with a metal or silicone strap.
The watch supports animated watch faces, including those with unique AR Emoji that the user can create himself. It is also the first Samsung device that can determine body composition using bioimpedance analysis (BIA), similar to smart scales – the watch is equipped with a special sensor that calculates the amount of fat, skeletal muscle and water in the body. All this is taken into account during training for a more accurate analysis of calories burned.
Also, the watch can monitor sleep, support the Samsung Pay payment system, and in the LTE version, it allows you to use a separate SIM card.
Amazfit GTR 3 PRO
The top watch of the largest manufacturer of wearable electronics Amazfit – the GTR 3 PRO model has an elegant design and will be a great addition to the image. The gadget comes with a brown leather strap, which makes it look as presentable as possible and close to a classic watch. AMOLED screen with a brightness of 1000 nits also supports Always-On mode. You can choose a screensaver from more than 150 watchfaces, including animated ones.
The model received a very thin body (10.7 mm) and weighs only 32 g. At the same time, compactness did not affect the equipment in any way: the gadget is protected from water (5 atm) and has a powerful battery that lasts up to 30 days without recharging. GTR 3 PRO is equipped with a microphone and a speaker, which allows you to receive incoming calls via Bluetooth. You can also connect wireless headphones to the watch and listen to music from the built-in player.
It is convenient to manage your gadget and monitor your health through the ZEPP application. The watch supports 150 types of workouts and reads 4 indicators at once with one click: heart rate, respiratory rate, blood oxygen level and stress level. Given all the data, the application calculates the PAI user activity index.
HONOR MagicWatch 2 (46mm)
The AMOLED screen dial can be customized to your taste, including putting an image from the smartphone gallery as a screensaver. The watch has GPS and GLONASS sensors, is protected from water (water resistance up to 50 meters), can monitor stress levels, sleep quality and heart rate. If you connect the gadget to your smartphone via Bluetooth, you can control the music using the watch.
The model supports 15 training modes and allows you to choose one of 13 built-in running courses. But we note that third-party applications cannot be installed on the watch: the functionality is limited to the default set of functions.
Huawei Watch 3 Pro Classic
Watch 3 Pro Classic can automatically recognize 6 types of workouts and transfer data about them to the Huawei Health app. The gadget is equipped with a GNSS geolocation sensor for building routes during jogging and other outdoor activities. The 1.43-inch AMOLED screen can work in Always-On mode, and also supports gesture control for working with calls. There are 30 watch faces preinstalled on the watch. You can even create your own screensavers from videos, saving 5-10 second videos shot on a smartphone to your watch.
In addition to the standard functions for measuring heart rate, steps, calories and monitoring sleep, the watch can also detect body temperature – a useful feature in our pandemic time. In power saving mode, the model will work up to 21 days, with normal use – 5 days.
Xiaomi Mi Watch
The model is much cheaper than other devices in our selection, although it is quite functional. Mi Watch supports GPS, has 117 sports modes and more than 100 watch faces. Thanks to the water resistance of 5 ATM, the watch is suitable for swimming. During training, they analyze heart rate, movement speed and calories burned. Is that there is no sensor to measure the level of oxygen in the blood.
The gadget will last 16 days without recharging, and if you use GPS, then 50 hours, which is also very good.
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