The Best Smart-Watches of 2016

Sellmewatch is the leading buyer and provider of classic, modern, and luxury timepieces. Though our true passion lies in traditional watches, smartwatches are an interesting look at what’s ahead for the industry. Smart-watches were quite the novelty device when they first launched; not close to having a smartphone, but still useful on your wrist. Of course, we’ve come quite a way since the likes of the watch-only Moto 360. Our experts have complied a list of the 4 best smart-watch options available today.

sellmewatch-10-12pt1Apple Watch Series 2

The Apple Watch Series 2 is faster than the original Apple Watch, water-resistant to 50m and has a brighter screen and GPS. Apple’s newest product takes the popular Apple Watch and adds additional, much-needed features; specs to improves waterproofing capabilities and updated the processor to improve clock speed to make the device noticeably faster to use. With the Series 2, Apple has shifted the focus to health and fitness, adding a GPS to the mix for accurate tracking without needing to carry your iPhone around. What we end up with is a watch that does basically everything. If you’re a quick-mover always on the go, a tech guru, or even someone who just wants a fashionable timepiece, the Apple Watch Series 2 is for you.

sellmewatch-10-12pt2Android Huawei Watch

Hybrid wearables are now the key USP in the wearables department, and the Huawei Watch epitomizes this. The stunning AMOLED display on Huawei’s Android Wear debutant is a 1.4-inch, 400 x 400, one with a 286ppi count – the highest density on an Android Wear smartwatch so far. Complete with a screen that is made all the more impressive thanks to a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, the Huawei Watch packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. The smart-watch has features that turns the display on and off (just raise your wrist as though looking at the time to power up and cover the face with your palm to power down). To make the watch truly yours, Huawei ships the watches preloaded with over 40 watch faces, that feature different information on your screen in various styles. Play games, send messages, or just watch time go by with this super customizable watch.

sellmewatch-10-12pt3Polar M600

We’ve seen just a few attempts at serious fitness from Android Wear, with one being just GPS capable, and the other just being a smartwatch for runners. It’s not until now that we finally see an Android Wear smartwatch that addresses all the needs of serious fitness with the new Polar M600. The Polar M600 is very much a Polar running watch first and an Android Wear smart-watch second. More than just a capable smartwatch, the Polar M600 is actually a very robust heart rate monitor that even helps a user track heart rate zones in ways only a chest strap could accurately do in the past. It even goes beyond the norm by adding built-in GPS to the bill, which is a feature that we don’t see often enough, but love to have. It’s Polar faces give it a distinct, rugged look that at home on the mountain or on the track. Keep your heart rate up with the Polar M600.

sellmewatch-10-12pt4Vector Watch

When it comes to smartwatch battery life, it doesn’t come much longer than the Vector watch. With around 30 days from a single charge, the Vector will out-last most business trips and holidays, meaning you don’t have to pack a separate charger for your travels. The Vector Watch was designed as a watch first and foremost to look like a high end fashion piece. The Vector is lean, great looking, can deliver on incredible battery life, it will be a very tempting option for those gadget lovers who are looking for something to compliment, rather than replace their smartphone.

Though all of us at Sellmewatch enjoy all types of stylish timepieces, it’s the classics that we truly love. From fine diamond watches, vintage wonders, and more contemporary styles, our experts all agree that to truly have a watch that truly stands out, it doesn’t need to be “smart”, just timeless. Explore our collection of timeless watches at sellmewatch.com.