The trend for smartwatches is definitely going up quite nicely. These smartwatches offer a lot of functionalities, best of which include showing you the notifications without the need for pulling out your phone. In the present time, these smartwatches may not be able to replace your phones, they might even be a little slow, still they add a lot of positive things to your smartphone experience.
Here is a list of our top 5 picks from the smartwatches that are available in India.
1. LG Watch Urbane:
Priced at Rs 24,990, the LG G Watch Urbane is truly an elegant and stylish device. The metal body with the stitched leather straps just add to the overall aesthetic appeal of this watch. The smartwatch runs on a Snapdragon 400 quad-core, clocked at 1.2GHz with 512MB of RAM. The device features a 1.3″ P-OLED display. It is powered by a 410 mAh battery.
2. Motorola Moto 360:
Priced at Rs. 13,999, the Motorola Moto 360 gives a well-rounded package of design and power. The build quality is quite amazing, however, the size of the overall form factor maybe a bit large for some users. It has a 1.5″, LCD display and runs on a TI OMAP processor with 512MB of RAM. The device features a 320 mAh battery.
3. Sony Smartwatch 3:
Priced at Rs.17,000, the biggest strength of this device is its GPS. Another interesting feature is the transflective screen that is supposed to increase the overall battery life. Moving on to the tech specs, the device features a 1.6 inches screen and runs on a Quad-core ARMV7 1.2GHz processor with 512MB of RAM. The battery capacity on this device is 420 mAh.
4. Apple Watch:
Apple has also made a foray into the smartwatch market with the Apple Watch. The prices for the smartwatch start from Rs. 30,900 and go as high as Rs. 14,20,000. The device is available in two screen sizes of 1.5″ and 1.7″ and runs on an S1 processor.
5. Pebble Steel Smartwatch:
Priced at Rs 18,305, the Pebble Steel smartwatch is an aesthetically designed smartwatch that has some decent specs. The device has a 1.26-inch wide, black and white e-paper display. The device runs on a proprietary OS, unlike the devices listed above that run on Android Wear OS. The device is powered by a 130 mAh battery.
All around the world, many new smartwatches are out, like the Asus ZenWatch and the Motorola 360 v2, which are yet to be launched in India. These devices would have surely made it to the top of the list if they were available.