The best smartwatches

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What is a smartwatch?

A smartwatch is a small trendy electronic gadget, which can partially replace you smartphone or your laptop. The smartwatches are “clever watches” with which it is possible to do many operations that facilitates and that makes more efficient our daily actions.

The smartwatch is an accessory, a watch with something more. It is technically an extension’s screen of your smartphone. Infact, the smartwatches are straight connected to your smartphone through Bluetooth (the smartwatch and your smartphone have to be enough close to communicate).

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Smartwatch and Fitness

Why to buy a smartwatch?

The smartwatches have many advantages, and it is for this reason that in the last period they are much more used. Firstly they are really useful for who does sports activities: they check your training, your heart beats, and so on if it is connected to the Fitness’ applications.

The smart watches are really useful even for the practically that characterise them. If you are on a motorbike and you have an urgent call of which you have to answer, you can do it through your smartwatch. Furthermore, if you are lost or even if you need help, the smartwatches are equipped with a botton that automatically sends your localisation SMS to the person that you previously settled.

With some smartwatches you can even shot pictures while you are on bike! the smart watches though, have many useage even between professionals and employees. Especially, with the smartwatches you can scroll all the e-mails that arrive to you to answer then only to the most important ones.

If you have this digital device you can be constantly updated about the weather, to listen music, to answer to the phone under the shower, and so on. But which are the best smartwatches to buy?

Apple Watch

Apple is been elected the best company producers of smartwatch according to the Smartwatch Device Satisfaction Report. This report is based on the customers’ satisfation about many characteristics of the smartwathces which go from the design to the technical characteristics like battery, autonomy, system, etc.

Apple obtained a satisfation rating of 852 on 1.000, with which it reached the first position. To the second position we find the smartwatches Samsung with a satisfation rating of 842. The last generation of Apple Watch are the Watch series 4.

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Apple Watch series 4

Afterwards there are the technical characteristics:

  • Mobile phone web: NoNoGSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Launch date: September 2018
  • Size 40 x 34 x 10.7 mm,44 x 38 x 10.7 mm
  • Weigh: 30 g,36.7 g
  • SIM: e-SIM
  • Screen – Kind: LTPO AMOLED -Ion-X reinforced – 3D Touch display – 1000 nitsLTPO AMOLED -Ion-X reinforced – 3D Touch display
  • Screen size: 1.57 inches, 1.78 inches
  • Screen – Resolution: 394 x 324 pixel – 326 ppi,448 x 368 pixel – 326 ppi
  • Materials: Chassis in aluminium or steel / back in ceramic/sapphire
  • Operating system: watchOS 5.0
  • Chipset: Apple S4
  • CPU: Dual-core
  • GPU: PowerVR
  • Internal memory: 16 GB / No card
  • Main camera: None
  • Sound – allarms: Vibrations, sounds
  • Sound – Speaker: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE5.0,
  • GPS: Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSSi
  • NFC: YES
  • Radio FM: no
  • USB/Charge: Pod indution with only charge – USB 2
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, heart rate, barometer, UV, ECG only in the USA
  • Messages: SMS, Email, Push Email, chatting
  • Surfing: No
  • Battery – Kind: Lithium ion not interchangeable – Period 18 Hours
  • Colours: Aluminium (Silver, Gold, Space Gray) / Steel
  • Smartphone which can be combined: It request minimum an iPhone 5s with iOS 12

Apple Watch Series 4 starts from 439 Euros for the model of 40mm and from 469 Euros for the model of 44mm while Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular) starts from 539 Euros for the model of 40mm and 569 Euros for the model of 44mm.

The Samsung smartwatches

The samsung is the in the second place like best company producer of smartwatches. The absolute representative of the smartwatches Samsung is the Samsung Gear S3, by many considered the best smartwatch on the marketplace.

The device is available in two versions: Classic and Frontier, which are different only in the aspect. Even the price of the Samsung Gear 3 start from the 429 euros.

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Technical characteristics:

BRAND: SAMSUNG SAMSUNG
NAME: GEAR S3 FRONTIER GEAR S3 CLASSIC
MODEL: BLUETOOTH® AND WIFI, LTE 4 BLUETOOTH® AND WIFI
COD. PRODUCT: SM-R760 SM-R770
COMPATIBILITY: Android 4.4 or more and at least 1.5GB of RAM and with an iPhone 5 or more with system iOS 9.0 or more. Android 4.4 or more and at least 1.5GB of RAM and with an iPhone 5 or more with system iOS 9.0 or more.
OPERATING SYSTEM: Tizen Based Wearable Platform 2.3.2 Tizen Based Wearable Platform 2.3.2
SOFTWARE/HARDWARE:
Processor Dual core 1.0 GHz Dual core 1.0 GHz
RAM 768MB RAM 5 768MB RAM 5
Internal memory (ROM) 4GB 4GB
SIZE AND WEIGHT:
Size 46 x 49 x 12.9T 46 x 49 x 12.9T
Weight 62 g 57g
DISPLAY:
Kind SuperAmoled SuperAmoled
Size 1.3” (33 mm) 1.3” (33 mm)
Technology protection Corning® Gorilla® Glass SR+ protection Corning® Gorilla® Glass SR+
Resolution 360 x 360, 278ppi
Full Color Always On Display
360 x 360, 278ppi
Full Color Always On Display
Touchscreen NO NO
WRISTBAND SIZE:
Width and lenght Small 110 mm
Big 130 mm
22mm
Small 110 mm
Big 130 mm
22mm
BATTERY:
Kind 380mAh 380mAh
Charging Wireless charging Wireless charging
Battery duration 3-4 days (it can change according to the usage and to the settings) 3-4 days (it can change according to the usage and to the settings)
CONNECTIVITY:
Wifi Wi-Fi b/g/n Wi-Fi b/g/n
Bluetooth YES, Bluetooth v 4.2 YES, Bluetooth v 4.2
NFC YES YES
Geo locator YES, GPS/Glonass YES, GPS/Glonass
LTE YES, LTE with integrated SIM  (in the models with LTE) NO
SENSORS: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer,
Heart rate, Environment light
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer,
Heart rate, Environment light
FUNCTIONS:
Water and dust proof IP68 (until the 1,5 meters under the water for 30 minutes, not suitable for swim and sub) IP68 (until the 1,5 meters under the water for 30 minutes, not suitable for swim and sub)
Sleep Monitor NO NO
Activity Tracker YES YES
Heart rate Yes Yes
Notifications Receiver YES YES
Possibility to make and to receive calls straight on the watch YES, You can make and you can receive calls thanks to the integrated speaker YES, You can make and you can receive calls thanks to the integrated speaker
AUDIO:
Microphone built-in YES YES
Jack audio
Integrated Speaker YES

 

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