The Indian market is filled with limitless smartwatch options to choose from, but if you’re looking forward to buying a reliable one that would provide best value for the hard-earned money you spend, then you are at the right place, because in this article we’ve listed out the top-rated models after testing 91 different models.
Smartwatches turn out to be the perfect companion your smartphones can have in the modern world of devices. They can help you do a lot of phone-related tasks without even accessing it. Not to forget their ability to track activities, health, calories, heart rate, etc.
They get smartly integrated with your smartphones to provide you with more of the comfortable life of these smart devices. They are indeed smart to make your experience super smooth by remotely handling the functionality of your phone.
Whether you are tech enthusiast or a fitness enthusiast who wants to keep a track of activity levels or just want to stay updated with the notifications. A smartwatch is for everyone. So, shall we finally begin with the list?
The Best Smartwatches in India
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|1||SAMSUNG Gear S3 Frontier Smartwatch||Check Price|
|2||Samsung Galaxy SM-R800NZSAINU Smartwatch (Silver)||Check Price|
|3||Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular (Space Grey)||Check Price|
|4||Apple Watch Series 4 GPS + Cellular (Space Grey)||Check Price|
|5||Fitbit Versa Health and Fitness Smartwatch (Black)||Check Price|
|6||Fitbit Versa Lite Edition SmartWatch (Lilac)||Check Price|
|7||Huawei Watch 2 – Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch (Carbon Black)||Check Price|
|8||Samsung Gear S2 Classic SM-R7320 SmartWatch (Black)||Check Price|
|9||Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch (Black)||Check Price|
|10||LG Urbane Wearable (Silver)||Check Price|
Whether you own an iPhone or an Android device, the Samsung Gear S3 frontier is the watch you’ll love. It operates on Samsung’s own TizenOS and comes with a lot of health tracking features which can help you keep a track of a lot of things.
- AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display
- Corning gorilla glass SR+
- Tizen operating system
- Compatible with Android and IOS
- 1-year of manufacturer’s warranty
The Gear S3 is compatible with Samsung Android, Android, and iOS operating phones with Bluetooth and IOS standalone connectivity. It has Tizen operating system, which works well with both the phone operating system, which is Android and IOS. The watch features an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with Corning Gorilla glass SR+.
The AMOLED display makes always-on display possible for your Samsung smartwatch, giving you a feeling of your old classic watch to look for time. The watch has a 1 GHz CPU with dual-core processor along with 768MB of RAM.
The 4GB internal storage of the smartwatch helps you keep your favorite music stored in the device. The turning bezel of the watch enables you to answer and reject calls.
Along with that, you have control of turning off alarms, adjusting volume, brightness level, and much more with just the rotation of the bezel. The watch helps you see notifications from various apps, monitor your physical activity, check on the health of our heart, and a lot more.
The standard 22mm wrist band of the watch provides you with plenty of interchangeable options to match your smartwatch with your looks. It also has 15 preloaded watch faces to set one of your choices.
It is temperature and shock resistant thereby you can wear even during tough situations. It is made up of stainless steel and comes with a wireless charger, which charges the watch pretty quickly by just placing it on the charger.
Coming to the sensors, It has an accelerometer, gyroscope, heart rate sensors, barometer, and altimeter with GPS of its own. It basically has trackers for tracking almost all sort of activities.
It has a dimension of 0.5 x 0.5 x 1.3 cm and comes with a 1-year of manufacturer’s warranty.
- Dual connectivity with Bluetooth and WI-FI
- Temperature and shock resistant
- 4GB of internal memory
- Water and dust resistant
- No sim card slot
- Not suitable for swimming
You might think that I’m a fan of Samsung as a brand because the first best-model was from Samsung and the next best also is from the same brand. But to be honest, there’s nothing in the market that could beat the performance provided by smartwatch wearable watch by them.
- Scratch resistant Gorilla glass DX+
- Swim-proof up to 50 meters
- Tizen operating system 4.0
- 1-year manufacturer’s warranty
Samsung Galaxy watch is one smartwatch with smart looks. Its various preloaded faces and purchasable others along with the option of the always-on display make it one smart looking watch with classic watch aesthetics.
It features a scratch resistant Gorilla glass DX+ to allow carefree use and wearability. It is swim-proof up to 50 meters to accompany you in your water sports.
It comes with an onboard storage to store music and photos, wherever you go. It has Tizen operating system 4.0, which is compatible with both Android and IOS operating systems.
The watch bezel provides easy access to watch features with rotation. Touch and rotating bezel add a lot more convenience in accessing the watch with a single hand. The watch tracks your heart rate and up to six different activities while you exercise.
More options let you monitor 39+ activities and also help you with calorie, water intake, breathing pattern, stress level, and many more. The health feature of this device also studies your sleep pattern by creating a log of 4 stages of sleep for you to watch your sleep and health better.
The Samsung Galaxy watch smartly integrates with your phone to provide you with notifications and other details like Emails, call alerts, fitness, and health-related alerts, and many more. Inbuilt speakers help you receive and answer calls via smartwatch.
The same model is available in 3 different variants. Midnight black dial in 42mm dial size, silver dial in 46mm dial size, and rose pink dial in 42mm dial size with changeable straps and strap colors. The dimension of the watch is 18.5 x 18.3 x 8.1 cm with 408 grams of weight.
- Built-in GPS
- Long lasting battery life
- Always on display with AMOLED
- Allows answering a call with built-in speaker and receiver
- Supports wireless charging via smartphones also
- Google maps not supported
The Apple watch is much better than the above devices, besides it also comes with cellular calling ability. But why did we rank it #3? It’s because this wearable isn’t compatible with Android smartphones.
- GPS + cellular Apple watch
- Dual processor
- Aluminum case
Style meets technology in Apple products, and so in the Apple watch. Clean and neat looks with exceptional features make this watch one of the best smartwatches in India.
The Apple watch series 3 in GPS + Cellular version is a 38mm unisex smartwatch with a dual-core processor. It features an aluminum case like other Apple devices.
The smartwatch is swim-proof up to 50 meters. Which means you can use it in rains, at home near water and while swimming. The digital crown of the Apple watch gives you the vibe of the crown of classic watches. The digital crown lets you scroll the menu and navigate on your watch without the need for swiping and pinching again and again.
The cellular version of the watch shares your cellular carrier network to work independently of your iPhone watch for text, calls, app notification, and everything else. It makes it possible to leave your iPhone for a stroll or work when you want to stay away from using your phone and still stay connected.
It connects via LTE and UMTS bands to join your cellular network via inbuilt sim like technology. It also works without the carrier network by integrating with your iPhone via Wi-Fi. The watch works seamlessly with the Apple ecosystem like AirPods and iPhone.
The Apple watch is also a great fitness monitor with an optical heart sensor, which keeps track of your heart rate, stress level, and many more. It provides you with alerts and suggestions to improve your health.
It has a prolonged battery life of 18 hours with an abundance of features, which allows you to use your watch all day. The Siri assistance makes the use of your watch hassle-free with voice commands. The watch is also available in only the GPS version with the same specification other than cellular connectivity.
- Cellular version allows using the watch as an independent phone
- 18 hours of battery life
- Optical heart sensor
- Water resistant up to 50 meters
- Siri voice assistance
- Only compatible with iPhones
- Supports a few cellular plans
- Cellular connection for the watch coasts extra and doesn’t support roaming
- Fall detection
- LTPO-OLED retina display
- Digital crown with haptic feedback
- Dual core S4 processor
- Electrical heart sensor
- Second generation optical heart sensor
Apple watches series four is highly upgraded and re-engineered Apple watch after Apple watch 3. Upgrades and smooth functions with upgraded processors and sensors. Apple watch series 4 features a dual-core S4 processor, which is two times faster than the series 3 S3 processor.
So, you can expect your series 4 watch to be quicker and smoother than the series 3. It also has all new Electric heart sensor which works with the ECG app of the Apple. It features the largest display in the Apple watch series.
The optical heart sensors in this series are upgraded to the second generation, taking heart rate monitoring to the next level. The fitness options remind you to stay active, push you to your goals, and helps you keep a record of everything.
The fall detection is an all-new feature, which detects a fall and provides an emergency calling option for accidents and other emergencies. The feature is a leap into safety and emergency feature in a smartwatch.
The watch has a digital crown with the haptic feature, which sends a little tap or vibration to aware you about any notification. The tactic engine of the Apple watch sends the haptic feedback.
The Apple watch series 4 comes in many variants with options in case that are stainless steel and aluminum, case colors and belt colors. The variants with prospects in only GPS variant and GPS+Cellular variant are also available. The variants also have size options with 40mm and 44mm variants to fit different wrist sizes.
- Haptic feedback
- Fall detection and emergency SOS
- Color, case material, and band options
- GPS and cellular variants
- Watch orientation for different hand use that is right and left
- Compatible with only iPhones
- The cellular version requires an iPhone 6 or later with IOS 12 or later
- Actionable insights and personalized guidance on fitness
- Compatible with Android and IOS
- Stores and plays 300+songs
- Swim-proof up to 50 meters
Fitbit Versa health and fitness smartwatch is for the fitness enthusiast to also keeps them connected to the world and their work. It is a fitness-centric watch with call and text alerts along with alarms and many more. The watch easily gets integrated with your iPhone or Android phone and works seamlessly with both the operating system. It allows apps on the watch and app notifications of some core apps of your phone along with quick reply options for text in Androids.
The best part of the Fitbit Versa watch is its battery life, it lasts more than 4+ days. It means you can travel without any hassle of charging and the everyday charge is not at all necessary.
The Fitbit watch has a bundle of health and fitness tracking, which keeps track of your workout, sleep, menstruation-fertility cycle, heart rate, and a lot more.
The Fitbit app is one of the best in the industry to provide you with the best health monitoring, insights, suggestions, and more. It also has on screen workouts, actionable insights, personalized guidance, and many more.
In addition to the fitness feature, the Fitbit Versa has a pure pulse heart rate and sleep stages, which monitor your sleep cycles. It reminds you to move when you are inactive, counts your steps, burned calories, and more.
The Versa also stores and plays 300+ songs for you to enjoy during your workouts or a stroll. You can have apps for weather and more for a connected, comfortable life. The watch is swim-proof up to 50 meters for your swim tracking and water sports and also supports Fitbit pay.
- Quick replies on texts for Android users
- 4+ days of battery life
- Dynamic personal coaching
- Numerous health and fitness monitoring options
- Real-time statistics on 15+ workout modes
- No in-built GPS
- Lite version of Fitbit Versa
- Compatible with Android phones and iPhones
- 24/7 heart rate tracking
- All day activity tracking
- Female health
Fitbit Vera lite edition is the lite version as the name suggests. The watch is as practical as its original version with a few cuts in features. The watch tracks your all-day activity and monitors your heart rate 27*7. The new feature rolled monitors female health related to menstruation and fertility with a long period on the Fitbit app for comparison with health statistics.
The Fitbit Versa lite edition gets connected with your Android and iPhones to provide you with call, text, app alerts, and more like alarms, emails, social apps, and others. The smartwatch is capable of sending quick replies from your watch when your phone is nearby only on Android mobiles. It also offers GPS connectivity from your phone for a track on your run and more. It stores 300+ songs, and any Bluetooth speaker can play those for you to enjoy.
The long-lasting battery of the Fitbit lasts for several days ranging to 4+ days. The sleep monitoring feature of the watch automatically tracks your sleep pattern with heart rate tracking, light, deep, and REM sleep to understand your sleep quality and also provides tips to improve. Fitbit adventures keep you competitive with fitness challenges with friends and family via the Fitbit app. Get adjusting and evolving step by step guiding coaching, which is tailored for the user based on their progress.
- The battery life of multiple days
- Greater health and fitness tracking
- Tailored solutions on the Fitbit app
- Affordable version of Fitbit Versa
- Corning Gorilla glass 3
- No in-built GPS
- Require Fitbit connector apps for various features
- Android wear 2.0 smartwatch
- Built-in GPS
- Workout coach
- Google play music supported
Huawei Watch 2 is a premium Android Wear smartwatch in the 2.0 version. The watch enables you to make and receive calls with app notifications. The watch supports Google play music to play music offline when you go for a walk or jog. Its built-in GPS helps you to keep your track, and of the places, you go. The Google assistant also helps a lot with voice commands and feedbacks.
The Huawei watch has a workout coach that offers real-time guidance on your workouts and workout data. The watch has active heart rate monitoring, which involves 5HR technology to study the intensity of your fitness activities. The scientific sleep tracking of the watch monitors your sleep in light, deep, and REM sleep stages.
The Huawei Watch 2 has classic aesthetics of a premium watch with a unique strap which is leather on the outside and rubber on the inside for a look, comfort, and sturdiness. The strap is of 22mm and is interchangeable for your preference. The watch has options to optimize battery usage with a customizable battery setting. The watch facilitates Android pay through NFC payments for hassle-free payment just by your wrist.
- Scientific sleep tracking
- Google assistant
- Optimized power consumption
- Android pay through NFC payments
- Numerous watch faces available
- Doesn’t efficiently supports Google Maps
- Tizen operating system
- 1 GHz dual-core processor
- 4GB of internal storage and 512 MB of RAM
- Connectivity via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and NFC
Samsung Gear S2 watches are still available for sale even after the introduction of almost three new watches from Samsung after its launch. The reason is pretty clear and evident that the watch is still worth a buy. The Samsung Gear S2 is one premium smartwatch by Samsung with an abundance of features ahead of its time. The S2 features an AMOLED display that facilitates an always-on display. It has various faces, preloaded and others available to buy.
The watch easily gets connected to your phone via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Samsung Pay works seamlessly through NFC payments. Connectivity allows a user to make and answer calls, receive app notifications, emails, and more. The rotating bezel of the watch along with the touch screen provides better access to the functions and even to the tiny app icons. The list of features of the watch includes an accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, and heart rate monitor. The watch actively monitors your activities for fitness and health with sensors just behind the watch, which takes into account calorie burnt, active minutes, and your heart rate.
The watch also allows users to set their fitness goals. It has a stainless steel build along with being IP certified 68, which means the device is dust-proof and water-proof. The watch has got features with looks. It has a photo viewer and an inbuilt speaker and plays songs via speaker and Bluetooth. The straps are interchangeable with a snap opening and closing.
- Always on AMOLED display
- Water-proof and dust-proof design
- Rotating bezel and touch
- Plays music via speaker and Bluetooth
- Silicon straps
- The watch is not swim-proof
- Limited phone connectivity in older versions
- Premium stainless steel sports smartwatch
- Acclaimed rotating bezel UI
- Swim ready up to 50 meters
- Customizable watch faces
All new Samsung sports smartwatch is worth a buy with the acclaimed rotating bezel of Samsung smartwatches.
The Samsung Gear sports is a sport edition series from Samsung, and its first sports watch from Samsung. It features a premium stainless steel body with the bezel UI and screen touch for easy use and navigation. The watch has various and customizable watch faces to keep according to user choice. The watch is available in two color variants, black and blue.
Being a sports smartwatch, it closely monitors your activity 24 by 7. It tracks your steps, floors, workout, calorie intake, and calorie burn, sleep along with continuous heart rate monitoring. Its smart features and app guide you for your workout with suggestions and suggestion videos on your phone or smart TV along with timely suggestions for inactivities and stretches. Dedicated apps help you keep track of other things like weather, your fitness, and others. It notifies you with call, text, and app alerts and even allows you to reply to the messages.
The watch has in-built GPS along with Maps and music to accompany you on your strolls, walks and jogs. It easily navigates you and keeps you entertained with the music through Bluetooth headphones. It has AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 3 to help you see under the bright sun and stays safe during your actions. The AMOLED enables the always-on display for the watch. The watch is swim-proof up to 50 meters and comes with standard 20mm straps with 1-year of the manufacturer’s warranty.
- Allows usage of various utility apps like online Spotify
- AMOLED display with scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass 3
- Accessible settings with the Galaxy wearable app
- 24/7 auto activity tracking
- The watch doesn’t have an independent speaker
- Metal body with a screwless back cover
- P-OLED display with Corning Gorilla glass 3
- Compatible with Android 4.3 and later and IOS 8.2 and later
- Water and dust resistant
LG Urbane wearable is a classic timepiece with modern elements. It has stunning image clarity with full circle P-OLED display. The watch has Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity with music storage playable by any compatible Bluetooth device. The watch has an internal storage of 4GB with 512 MB of RAM with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2 GHz processor.
The watch actively monitors heart rate with PPG heart rate monitor and has other environmental biosensors. The biosensors detect barometric pressure and gyroscopic movements. It has an accelerometer, compass, and geomagnetic sensor. The watch also provides real-time health and fitness data with the help of applications. The watch also navigates practically with GPS and Maps through vibrations before turns and a lot more to help you in your walks and strolls.
The battery of the watch relatively lasts for two days and allows active use with call and text alerts from various apps. The watch supports Google assistance for various commands along with text replies. It has multiple watch faces options with best in class looking leather strap. The watch has an IP67 rating, which makes it dust and water resistant. The product weighs 90.7 grams with a dimension of 20.3 x 4.6 x 1.3 cm.
- Built-in heart rate monitor
- Music streaming with compatible Bluetooth device
- Features environmental biosensors
- 4GB of internal storage and 512 MB of RAM
- Offers limited functionality to IOS users
Best Smartwatch in India – The Buyer’s Guide
Smartwatch is a relatively new topic in India for a buy, and probably everyone is sceptical while making their purchases. So, here is a buying guide for you to help you pick the one you need.
The buying guide below will discuss the basic functionality of a smartwatch, and what you must expect in a watch you pay to buy. This guide aims at making your purchase, one not to regret after a well-informed decision.
Smartwatches have different connectivity. Some connect to only Android or only IOS or both. Smartwatches with compatibility are a must.
One that connects easily with both the highly used and preferred operating system is the one user must choose to buy for a safer side.
The multiple connectivities allow you to use your smartwatch with a different type of phone when you upgrade or change.
Battery performance is a critical concern in smartwatches. Wearable design and smart features make compromises on battery and later battery life with usage. Smart options with good battery backups are available in the market. Option with wireless charging through smartphones in case of emergencies is also a feature to be considered.
A friendly interface is what a user seeks in any smart device. Smartwatches are meant for quick, and one hand access as you will be wearing it on the other. Therefore, a tool easily accessible by your one hand with smooth screen touch and gestures will be advised for your buy. Side switches and voice commands are also the features a user must look into while buying.
The primary reason to buy a smartwatch can be fitness or remote access to the content of one’s smartphone.
A smartwatch must provide access to the content of your phone like calls, messages, emails, alarms, and various others without the need of you to access your phone again and again. The one with notifications of multiple apps, emails, calls, Google assistant, voice search, and fitness will be an optimum choice for buying.
Features are the things which make devices distinguishable otherwise they are the same in one category intended for some use. Therefore, the characteristics of a smartwatch play a key role in deciding for you to buy it or not. Features in a smartwatch like calling, call receiving, replying to messages, app notifications, email reading, and fitness tracker should be there for you to make most of it.
Safety comes to mind when you pay a huge some of the money in any smart device. A water-proof, dust-proof build can ensure a long life of such a device. Smartwatches intended for a physical check on health must be shockproof and temperature resistant to accompany users during workouts or physical activity faultlessly. The metal body with sturdy straps must enter your checklist to buy a smartwatch for it to last long.
When you call a watch a smartwatch, you expect it to look smart and perform smart. Therefore, the design has always been a critical concern while investing much money. You expect it to look the way a smartwatch should look. Therefore, a design that complements your style and wrist size is best for you. There are plenty of options to choose, like sporty, sophisticated, feminine, and others with changeable options like wrist band, face, and skin. So, look around and surely you will find one which suits your taste and look too.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. Which smartwatch should I buy?
A smartwatch that suits your needs is the one; you should consider buying. An Apple watch is best preferred for an iPhone user, whereas Android users must go for Google OS option. Health and fitness monitoring or work-related app notifications, your needs should be the base of your decision to purchase.
2. Can you make a phone call from a smartwatch?
Yes, new smartwatches allow you to make and receive a call. The feature depends on the watch and its functions. Smartwatches with inbuilt speakers and memory also keep your favorite contacts stored to make a call. The audio clarity and receiver quality is still a limitation in many watches with the feature, but they serve the purpose. However, not many watches allow you to make a call and answer them through your watch. You can make a call and receive but, after it, you need to take your phone to further talk on the call.
3. Can I text from my smartwatch?
Yes, you can reply to a text and even WhatsApp from your smartwatches. However, that depends upon the features and functionality of your smartwatch. Voice commands, suggestion texts, and even keypads are available for you to type text on your smartwatches. Smartwatches offer hassle-free text alerts and reply options for the same. However, many smartwatches have only read text features and don’t support the reply option or have limited functions for replies.
4. What’s the best Samsung smartwatch?
Galaxy watch is the best Samsung smartwatch available in the market. As the watch is the newest model offered by Samsung before the Active range, the watch is loaded with many features more than its previous S variants. The Galaxy watch has 39+ fitness monitoring functions plus the facility to make and receive calls along with on watch storage of contacts, songs, and even pictures. The device
5. What can you do with an Apple watch?
Apple watch is capable of all the features of a smartwatch like phone connectivity, alerts and notification, and fitness monitoring. Apple watches in GPS variants help you receive and make calls with your iPhone in connectivity range with access to fitness tracking options and a lot more. However, Apple watches in Cellular variants allow you to ditch your iPhone. It will enable you to make and receive a call and all other features without the presence of your iPhone. The cellular variant shares the cellular plan of your iPhone with the help of sim-like technology present in the watch.
6. What is the difference between Apple Watch Series 3 GPS and GPS cellular?
As discussed earlier, the GPS+Cellular version of an Apple watch allows you to use your watch without the presence of your iPhone. It enables you to make and receive calls along with other notifications without your iPhone in the range or at any other place. It is possible due to the cellular receptor which shares your phones cellular plan. The GPS variant needs your iPhone in the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi range to connect to the calls and to receive a notification. GPS variants cannot work independently like the cellular version.
7. Do all watches require a sim card?
No, not every smartwatch requires a sim card. Alternatively, to be more accurate, not every smartwatch support a sim card. Practical smartwatches connected with your phone and provides you with the content and information like notification for calls and text and other monitoring and storage of the data. Whereas, cellular variants of Apple watch support a sim card, which is another technology that shares the same cellular number of your phone and also works without the iPhone. Some other smartwatches with sim cards are just like mini phones on your wrist. They allow insertion of a sim card and similar functionalities of a phone but with various performance limitations.
8. What are some practical use of a smartwatch?
Smartwatches offer limited uses but significantly important. The practical uses of your smartwatch are fitness monitoring and health check on the go. The notifications of calls and text on your wrist spare you from taking out your phone now and then. The inbuilt GPS of many smartwatches keeps track of you and your loved ones and also help you with directions.
9. Is my mobile phone compatible with every smartwatch?
Not every phone is compatible with every smartwatch. A smartwatch is consistent with one or more operating systems with compatible versions of the system it is built for programmed according. The smartphone can be compatible with the very and later versions of the operating system.
10. Why do I buy a smartwatch?
Buying a smartwatch is a personal preference. However, if you are into fitness or have a hectic lifestyle of work, then a smartwatch is a must for you. A reliable one helps you keep pace with your work through an active notification on your wrist. It helps you not to miss any call, text, and emails. It becomes relatively easy to keep a note of everything just by one hand.
A smartwatch is a luxury and leisure which offers lots of convenient options to get handy with your communication and health. It is also a necessity for the fitness and health enthusiast and the ones with hectic lifestyles of work or home. They make things simple for you to track on your wrist, and it is where it becomes smart and a smart choice to buy to add convenience to your lifestyle.
Buying a smartwatch can be a fuzzy decision, but the segments offer you a pretty clear area to choose your type. The ones as in the list above are hybrids and fitness-centric, which makes it possible to choose yours. However, they offer a lot of other things then there type therefore select the one which fits best according to your needs.
Go for a sports watch if you are actively into sports or choose an elegant piece for your workplace which keeps you updated with work and health both. In the end, smartwatches offer you smart connectivity and quick reliance for your health and fitness monitoring as a reason to buy.