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PAUSE Picks: The Best 5 Men’s Smart Watches

By February 6, 2017Sponsored




The Best 5 Men’s Smart Watches.


After what can only be called a shaky start the smartwatch has finally evolved to be the ultimate accessory to go with your smartphone, and there’s never been a better time to grab yourself one of these stylish pieces of technology.

There has been a lot of effort and thought by Google with Android Wear, and other companies like Apple with warchOS have invested heavily into smartwatch technology.

This makes choosing one to suit your needs not as easy as it used to be, but that can be part of the fun, reading about all of the smartwatches on offer, comparing prices and style until you find one that is perfect for you.

Why Choose a Smartwatch?

Besides looking stunning many models can search the internet using voice commands. When out shopping the Smartwatch allows you to check out at your local store instead of reaching for your wallet or purse.  In fact there is a ton of other cool stuff you can access like tracking your exercise regime over GPS, or playing at one of the high-quality mobile casino sites beamed straight to your wrist alongside important notifications that run native apps.  Oh and of course you can also use your smartwatch to tell the time!

The Apple Watch 2

If you are looking to find a smartwatch that is running Google’s OS you could do far worse than the Apple Watch 2.

  • Water resistant
  • Runs the newest watchOS 3 software
  • Connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
  • Battery Life 18 hours
  • Onboard Storage 8GB
  • Charging method, Wireless
  • IP rating, IPX&
  • Compatibility, iOS
  • Display 1.53″ OLED
  • Processor, S2 dual-core

On the down side the lack of more useful apps make the Apple Watch 2 perhaps not the best for those who already own the original smartphone, but its worth spending on if it is going to be your first wearable even though this in not a cheap buy coming in at around £369.00

The Sony Smartwatch 3

If you are looking for something less expensive, is powerful and well equipped then you should check out the Sony Smartwatch 3, although there is talk about a possible new release in the pipeline the Smartwatch 3is still a great buy.

  • Compatibility, Android
  • OS, Android Wear
  • Processor, Quad-core 1.2GHz
  • Display, 1.6″ LCD
  • Onboard storage 4GB
  • Battery life, 2 days
  • IP rating IP68
  • Connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC
  • Onboard storage 4GB

On the down side the Sony Smartwatch might not be the most stylish, but with the many plus points it has which includes the great price of £69.99, you should definitely not overlook this option

The Moto 360 2nd Generation Smartwatch

This is probably one of the more stylish of smartwatches, and it is also one of the more comfortable to wear too.  You are able to customize the design making it a great contender when searching for your smartwatch.

  • OS, Android Wear
  • Display, 1.37″ or 1.56″  LCD
  • Onboard Storage 4GB
  • Battery life, 1.5 days to 2 days depending on the size
  • IP rating, IP67
  • Charging method, Wireless
  • Connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Compatibility, Android, iOS
  • Processer, Quad-core 1.2GHz

This is a pretty good allrounder coming in at a middling £156.29 if you look around.

The Huawei Watch

 

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This is an interesting debut as the look of it would make many people think “that’s a smartwatch I would wear.”  It’s not perfect but as the price drops there is a good chance that the Huawei Watch will become a firm favourite with many consumers.

  • OS, Android Wear
  • Display 1.4″ AMOLED
  • Onboard storage, 4GB
  • Battery life, 2 days
  • IP rating, IP67
  • Charging method, Wireless
  • Connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Compatibility, Android, iOS
  • Processor, Quad-core 1.2GHz

The Huawei Watch retails at around £229.00 and only comes in one size option.

The Samsung Gear S3

For those of you who like a big Smartwatch then the Samsung Gear S3 is for you. Many love the intuitive controls and the Super AMOLED screen that the S2 had and they are both back in the S3. GPS is also included in the S3. One of the best on battery this watch can last up to 3 days before needing a charge.

  • OS, Tizen OS
  • Display 1.3″ 360×360 Super AMOLED
  • Onboard storage, 4GB
  • Battery life, 3 days
  • IP rating, IP68
  • Charging method, Wireless
  • Connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G
  • Compatibility, Android, iOS
  • Processor, Dual, core 1.0GHz

The Samsung gear comes in around the £315.95 mark, and may be too large for some on the wrist. One other thing that might put some off is its severe lack of apps, but again it just depends what you are personally looking for.