UPDATED JANUARY 2019

Smartwatch Reviews

Fancy a new Smartwatch? We read the reviews so you don't have to.
Compare smartwatches curated by our editor's & community to find the one that's best for you.


What's good  

  • 25-day battery life
  • Sleek design
  • Fast charging
  • Rugged build quality

What's bad  

  • Tacky wristband
  • Hit-or-miss stat tracking

Apple Watch Series 4

  • FROM: $929
  • 9.1/10

What's good  

  • Bright, easy-to-read display
  • Accurate sensors
  • Fall detection
  • ECG sensors
  • Loud, clear speaker
  • Comfortable design
  • All-day battery
  • Interchangeable bands
  • 4G option

What's bad  

  • Price
  • Slightly large on small wrists

Samsung Galaxy Watch

  • FROM: $389
  • 8.1/10

What's good  

  • Great screen
  • Rugged, sleek design
  • Intuitive controls
  • Excellent battery life on the 46mm model
  • Optional 4G connectivity
  • Mobile payment support
  • IP68/ATM5 rating

What's bad  

  • Price
  • Slow wireless charging
  • Limited feature set with iOS


What's good  

  • Solid design and build quality
  • Snappy performance
  • Bright display
  • Fitness tracking improvements

What's bad  

  • LTE drains battery life
  • Cellular model expensive and tacks on additional fees
  • Requires iPhone to divert messages and phone calls





LG Watch W7

  • 5.5/10