These are the Best Smartwatches for 2018

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Smartwatches have far greater abilities than displaying smartphone notifications on your wrist, the small smart devices can also serve as a wallet, fitness tracker, and even a cell phone.

From Google to Apple, manufacturers are racing to release better and better smartwatches into the market, giving their consumers a sense of choice to find the right product that embodies everything they may need in one little wearable device.

Whether you’re looking for the top feature-loaded smartwatch available or for a practical and cheap smartwatch, these are the best smartwatches you can buy this year.

Click on Next to pick the right one for you

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Best Overall: APPLE WATCH SERIES 3

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– COMPATIBLE WITH: iOS
– GPS: Yes
– PAYMENT SYSTEM: Apple Pay
– WATER RESISTANCE: 50 m
– RELEASE DATE: September 22
– BATTERY LIFE: 18 hours
– LTE: No
– HEART RATE: Yes
– PRICE: $329

You can choose between two versions of the Apple Watch Series 3; the one with cellular or the one without.

Surprisingly, the more costly LTE model turned out to be less impressive than expected because of its connectivity problems, limited use cases, and poor battery life, while the cheaper non-LTE model is a real piece of success, with its advanced fitness-tracking features, such as a new barometric altimeter to measure elevation.

Generally, the GPS Series 3 is an ideal option for most people.

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Best Value Smartwatch for iPhone: APPLE WATCH SERIES 1

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– COMPATIBLE WITH: iOS
– PAYMENT SYSTEM: Apple Pay
– WATER RESISTANCE: Up to 1 m
– BATTERY LIFE: 18 hours
– LTE: No
– GPS: No
– HEART RATE: Yes
– SCREEN: 1.32-inch, 272 x 340 color touch
– PRICE: $238.98

The Apple Watch Series 1 is a great option if you want Apple Pay, fitness tracking, and notifications easily available on your wrist but don’t think a water-proof design and GPS are necessary. This smartwatch also comes with a speedy dual-core processor and all the benefits of the advanced fitness-tracking features found in watchOS 4.

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Best Android Smartwatch: SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH

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– COMPATIBLE WITH: iOS, Android
– PAYMENT SYSTEM: Samsung Pay
– WATER RESISTANCE: 50 m
– BATTERY LIFE: 4 days
– LTE: Optional
– GPS: Yes
– HEART RATE: Yes
– SCREEN: 1.2-inch, 360 x 360 Super AMOLED
– PRICE: $329.99

The Galaxy Watch comes with an attractive number of fitness-focused capacities, including a heart rate monitor and GPS. Plus, it can automatically track your sleep and activity.

The smartwatch is available in 2 different sizes and with LTE, and it also offers many useful features such as onboard music via Spotify, Samsung Pay, and most importantly, 4 full days of battery life.

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Best Wear OS Smartwatch: FOSSIL Q CONTROL

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– COMPATIBLE WITH: iOS, Android
– PAYMENT SYSTEM: None
– WATER RESISTANCE: 50 m
– BATTERY LIFE: 1 day
– LTE: No
– GPS: No
– HEART RATE: Yes
– SCREEN: 1.3-inch, 450 x 450 AMOLED
– PRICE: $275

This great smartwatch is a Wear OS watch that monitors your heart rate and makes your life much easier through Google Assistant.

Fossil’s Q Control is actually a solid entry in a field of Wear OS devices. However, it is not exactly the most advanced smartwatch, as well as it lacks some important features, like GPS and NFC payments.

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Best Cheap Smartwatch: AMAZFIT BIP

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– COMPATIBLE WITH: iOS, Android
– PAYMENT SYSTEM: None
– WATER RESISTANCE: 5 ft
– BATTERY LIFE: 1 day
– LTE: No
– GPS: Yes
– HEART RATE: Yes
– SCREEN: 1.28 inch, 176 x 176 LCD
– PRICE: $79

Amazfit Bip is the perfect smartwatch for people who want an ultra-affordable device. At less than $80, the device amazingly works with both Android and iOS, as well as it includes both a heart rate monitor and GPS.

However, it only allows you to select from as little as 5 watchfaces, plus, you can view but you cannot respond to notifications using the watch.

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