5 Alternatives To The Apple Watch That Over Deliver
The Apple Watch with its high quality, great design and price offered might be a great pick, but there are also many other choices to try.
The Apple Watch might surprise everyone with its great sale last reported by Kim Cook, but as for buyers who want to try different design or feature, there are some alternatives to choose.
Apple products have never been the cheapest pieces of technology so here we list 5 products which wont break the bank.
The Microsoft Band watch is a great watch for those who like to workout. The design is quite simple, like a thick black bracelet around the wrist but it has many features to offer. The Microsoft Band features a gyro meter, GPS, optical heart rate monitor, skin temperature sensor, ambient light sensor, UV sensor, three-axis accelerometer, capacitive sensor and microphone.
The battery can run for 2 days and it can connect to any device running Windows Phone 8.1. The user can use this watch to call, send messages, open Facebook, etc. The double functions of the watch for exercising and for phone use is the big selling point and for around $200 is a great price too.
Samsung Gear S2
This watch stands out among others as it function without being connected to a phone. The internal memory is 4GB and the watch unit it is built from stainless steel.
The features included are accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, heart rate sensor. The user can operate SMS, MMS, Email and IM through the watch. There is also photo viewer, MP3/MP4 player, voice memo, and S-Voice natural language command and dictation. The Samsung Gear S2 can be purchased for about $199.
Samsung Gear S3
The new generation from Samsung Gear S3 is definitely improving its features offered. Released in November 2016, this watch has 40 x 46 x 12.9 dimension and 63 g weight. The design is really nice and it will be perfect for formal or non-formal event.
It has rotating bezel, Corning Gorilla Glass SR+ protection, with CPU Dual-core 1.0 Ghz and 4 giga byte internal memory with 768 MB Ram. There is no camera, but there are wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, bluetooth v4.2 and GPS. It still has many sensors like Samsung Gear 2, but the battery can run longer, which is up to 72 hours mixed usage.
The Samsung Gear S3 can function without a phone, can run longer for the battery, and the use of GPS for the map will sure make the user’s life easier. The upgrade technology for the features is worth to buy. It is offered for almost $299.
The Motorola 360 watch is water resistant up to 1 meter for 30 minutes. Released in September 2015, it requires no connection to a mobile phone. Using Android Wear OS, this watch uses Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400. The CPU is Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 and GPU is Adreno 305.
This watch also comes complete with \ MP3, ringtone, bluetooth and messaging for SMS, Email, and IM. The battery can last for 48 hours for mixed usage. It also has a accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, and heart rate sensor, people can get it for around $125. The design is quite simple, yet keeping its classy look to give the best look for the user.
Garmin Vivoactive HR
The design might be too simple, but it has many features offered. This smart watch is suitable for any kind of activity, from running to golf. The features included inside are accelerometer sensor, altimeter sensor, heart rate, and digital compass. It is also completed with bluetooth, calendar, time, alarm, date, etc.
The battery is lithium and it can run for 8 days for typical use. But for navigation tracking, it will last around 13 hours. The battery life is a big selling points as you dont need to keep taking it off and charging it. You can purchase this watch for almost $250.