Smartwatch Buying Guide: Which One Should You Buy?
PCQuest|November 2021
A huge variety of smartwatches are available, but it's quite difficult to choose one.
Ashok Pandey

We are breaking down the essential features to look at before making your choice If you think all the fitness trackers are the same, then straight away the answer is no, they are different. Not only in terms of looks, design and features. Some smartwatches can differ with their built-in sensors and fitness metrics, while others can act as an extension of your phone.

Though most decisions depend on the budget, yet while choosing a perfect fitness companion to achieve your specific fitness goals or want to be more productive, you should determine essential factors .

Quick tips to choose the right smartwatch

Compatibility - What's the benefit, if you get a fitness band or smartwatch that cannot be paired with your smartphone? Whether you have a latest smartphone or one or a few years old, you should confirm the compatibility with your phone. For instance - Apple smartwatches can only work with iPhone, not with Android.

And if you have a little old Android phone, then check whether it supports that Android version or not.

Fitness tracker

If you are a fitness freak, then better to choose a smartphone with dedicated sensors for most of the tracking. For instance, you can pick a watch with a GPS tracker that can independently track your walk or run.

On the other side, if you want to be updated with your health, then get a watch with a heart rate sensor.

Battery life

Hybrid watches offer longer battery life as they don't come with a touch screen, but they look more like analogue timepieces. Having a touch screen can reduce the battery life to a few days. Though some smartwatches do offer a battery life of one week or more, so choose smartly.

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