BEST WEAR OS WATCHES-2020
Awesome gadgets offer so much more; from monitoring workouts and measuring your heart rate to providing important notifications .
A good watch should be able to do more than just tell you what time it is — it can also compliment your outfit, and may even make you feel better sometimes.
Enter the Smartwatch!
These awesome gadgets offer so much more; from monitoring workouts and measuring your heart rate to providing important notifications as well as giving you total control over your smart home appliances.
These watches run on operating systems.
With today’s Wear OS smartwatches, you can have the perfect blend of a standard watch’s design and all the perks that come with smartphone notifications and constant fitness tracking.
You’ll find plenty of choices out there, so we went ahead to compile our list of recommended top Wear OS smartwatches you can buy this year.
Check out our thoughts on each one below:
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1. Fossil Gen 5:
This 5th generation smartwatch has received a few upgrades; effectively resolving a few issues from the previous years’ models.
The Gen 5 has a smoother performance and features added functionalities such as GPS tracking and heart-rate monitoring.
This remarkable smartwatch also has a 1GB RAM as opposed to the usual 512MB.
Add the Snapdragon 3100, to the mix, and the Fossil Gen 5 doesn’t fall short in terms of performance.
Although the Gen 5 is quite pricey, it is one of the best Wear OS smartwatches out there and you’ll find it has the all-new Tiles feature which makes it a bit easier to navigate.
It also provides instant software access to a Google Assistant, Calendar, plus other handy Google apps.
Other useful features of the Gen 5 include a 1.3-inch AMOLED display, 8GB internal storage, and a battery that lasts up to 24 hours.
There’s also a variety of sensors which include an accelerometer and altimeter, a gyroscope, ambient light, GPS, NFC, as well as a microphone.
2. Fossil Sport:
In general, the Fossil Sport smartwatch is quite comfy, thanks to its lightweight size. It also looks elegant from afar.
It comes with the Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset from Qualcomm so it delivers great performance and has long-lasting battery life.
The Fossil Sport is equipped with a 1.19-inch AMOLED screen that has a resolution of 390 x 390 along with 4GB of storage.
There is a GPS tracker and heart rate sensor inside it.
Such specs have helped it to rank among the best Wear OS smartwatches for fitness.
You’ll also be pleased to find this smartwatch has GPS & NFC hardware for making payments via Google Pay.
3. Mobvoi TicWatch Pro & TicWatch Pro LTE:
The selling point of the Mobvoi TicWatch Pro is the dual-screen option — it has a translucent and low-powered FTSN LCD screen, positioned on top of an OLED display.
You can use the top FTSN display to view basic info such as the date & time of day, your step count, as well as your heart rate.
Also, you can toggle to the OLED screen, which displays all of the key features of this Wear OS smartwatch from Google.
By switching to the OLED screen, you automatically enable the Smart Mode of the TicWatch Pro and can access all its functions and features.
Switching back to the low-powered FTSN LCD enables the Essential Mode of the smartwatch.
By switching back to Smart Mode, every measurement and activity information collected by the smartwatch’s Essential Mode will automatically sync up and get transferred to the integrated Wear OS.
When in Essential Mode, the Battery juice can last for as long as 30 days, whereas enabling the Smart Mode will reduce the duration to 2 days only.
The Mobvoi TicWatch Pro LTE, on the other hand, was released as an upgraded edition of the TicWatch Pro.
It basically features the same specs as the original version but with 4G LTE connectivity included.
Other Mobvoi TicWatch Pro & TicWatch Pro LTE specifications include 4GB internal storage, an accelerometer, e-compass, gyroscope, ambient light, PPG heart rate, GPS, and NFC sensors.
4. Misfit Vapor X:
Introducing the Misfit Vapor X a top Wear OS smartwatch recommendation for 2020 and beyond.
The Vapor X quite pricey but well worth it since it includes a few upgrades over the aforementioned Fossil Sport smartwatch.
You’ll be pleased to discover that this smartwatch is also quite capable.
It comes with the latest processors, GPS tracking and heart rate sensors, as well as Google Pay support.
The Misfit Vapor X features a 1.2-inch AMOLED display, 4GB internal storage, 512MB RAM and the Snapdragon Wear 3100 from Qualcomm.
Those are our top Wear OS smartwatch recommendations for the year so far.
Stay tuned to this page for more updates on the latest models.