24 Aug 2018
#TechBytes: 5 best smartwatches under Rs. 30,000
Written bySarthak Kapoor
Smart wearables have undoubtedly become a new trend. The wearable industry has evolved a lot in the past few years with introduction to features such as voice commands, fitness tracking, NFC, GPS and a lot more.
Apple, Samsung, Fossil are some great picks, and offer pretty handy features.
Here's a list of 5 smartwatches which you can buy under Rs. 30,000.
Samsung Gear S3: A sporty design in premium steel casing
Samsung has always been a desirable choice when it comes to displays. With its Super AMOLED Always On display, the Gear S3 Frontier watch looks sublime. It has circular touch-sensitive bezels that let you answer/reject calls or control alarms.
The smartwatch also supports a gamut of applications that cater to various interests such as lifestyle, payments, fitness, etc.
It is priced at Rs. 28,500.
Fossil Q Explorist never lets you feel outdated
The Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3 is packed with features at a decent cost.
Running on the Android-based Wear OS, it offers several functionalities like calling features, an activity tracker, as well as support various notifications. It is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
Additionally, it offers numerous customizable watch-faces, which is one of its stand-out features.
It is priced at Rs. 21,995.
Apple Watch Series 3, the perfect, swim-proof wearable smartwatch
Apple Watch Series 3 takes your wearable experience to a whole new level.
With WatchOS, you get access to Apple-exclusive features such as Apple Music, the Breathe app, and Siri. It also has one of the most intelligent activity trackers.
The watch feels premium, and has attractive watch faces powered by Nike.
It is swim-proof and is priced at Rs. 30,690.
Huawei Watch 2 Classic makes technology and tradition meet
Huawei Watch 2 Classic looks much like a traditional watch, but packs cutting-edge technology.
This wearable supports a nano 4G SIM, so you can take calls and messages without the hassle of carrying your phone everywhere.
It also boasts of NFC support, advanced GPS features, and supports Google Assistant so you can keep yourself updated on the go.
It costs Rs. 29,500.
Misfit Vapor offers a bang for your buck
After launching great fitness trackers, Misfit has now entered the smart watch space.
Its Vapor smart watch boasts tons of features including heart rate sensors, AMOLED display, calling facilities etc.
The device sports a virtual bezel for quick navigation, and is swim-proof even up to depths of 50m.
It costs just Rs. 14,495. Considering its price, it is currently the best in its segment.