Previously, we have brought you a list of the best smartwatches that you can get now, but later this year, we have witnessed new arrivals and important announcements, that’s why we are creating a new list about the best upcoming and new smartwatches, some of them are on sale, and others are still not unveiled yet, so enjoy the list!
Samsung Gear S2
This is one of the most important announcements of the year, the Samsung Gear S2 came to combine both design and functionality to the device, the smartwatch in a big leap compared to its older brother, the Gear S, the circular design along with the rotating bezel made it much more wanted by consumers. The watch is compatible with all android devices which is a great thing. The one and only thing that could stop it from having the deserved success, is the Tizen OS, something causing a shortage in the number of available applications and even the interested developers. But we hope this will change very soon, because this watch is perfect in all other ways.
- Rotating Bezel
- Battery Life
- Great Design
- Performant Software
- Does not work with iOS
- Lack of apps on Tizen OS
With elegant curves and premium finishes, the Samsung Gear S2 will turn heads!
LG Watch Urbane 2
The new smartwatch baby from LG came to be the first Android Wear device that support LTE and cellular connectivity, the device is an evolution from its older brother the Watch Urbane, but wait a while, unfortunaly LG cancelled this device due to a hardware problem, you can check more details here.
Moto 360 Second Gen
This one is surely one of the most awaited smartwatches in the market, the new Moto 360 kept the same circular design but with minimal and very remarkable improvements, the smartawatch is now more focusing on small wrists by introducing two different sizes, in term of design, the totally customizable options makes it stand out from the competition, you can go to the Moto Maker website and create your own casing, band colors and materials before ordering. The device runs Android Wear and it is available right now.
- Android Wear on board
- Android and iOS compatible
- Beautiful design
- Different sizes
- Not a very good Battery life (1 day)
Running Android Wear and compatible with Apple iOS and Android smartphones
Almost everybody agreed that this is the most beautiful Android Wear device of the year, but you might have another choice, the Huawei Watch comes with a perfect round design and good performances, the device packs the usual sensors such as the heart rate monitor and the activity tracking features, and with Android Wear on board, the Huawei Watch is a beast in term of usability and performance. The device is now on sale in its different variant, the black, the stainless steel and the other possible combinations.
- Perfect round display
- Android and iOS compatible
- Premuim build
- No size options
Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology
Pebble Time Round
After its great success with the previous Steel and Time, Pebble is trying to catch the high ends smartwatches manufacturers like Motorola and Samsung, and that’s by launching the Pebble Time Round, a round smartwatch, the device comes always with the e-paper colored display, and with the two sized models, Pebble is betting more on wearables for women. The device keeps working on both Andoid and iOS devices, and it will be available in Black, Silver and Rose Gold finishes, the device is both available on Amazon and on the Pebble website.
All the easy-to-use, time-saving features that Pebble pioneered to define the smart watch category
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Fossil Q Founder
Fossil has launched a bunch of new smart wearables including an Android Wear smartwatch called the Q Founder, the device feature a round design and it will go on sale before Christmas with a price of $275, the smartwatch can be both paired to the fossil app or even to other third party apps like the Jawbone app, Google fit or and UA Record by Under Armour, if you can’t wait to change your classic Fossil Watch, the device can be pre-ordered now.
Apple Watch 2
It is still not officially unveiled, but rumors and reports suggest that the next Apple Watch will feature a round design, and we think that too, you know, almost every successful smartwatch have a circular display, that’s why the company will follow those steps, and with the Watch OS2 already there, the next Apple Watch should pack more features and get rid of the iPhone functionalities on your wrist, so stay tuned for upcoming updates
This might be the most revolutionary smartwatch of all time, Blocks smartwatch is like the Project Ara but in a wearable way, the device was recently launched on kickstarter and it has raised far more than a million dollar! The new watch will come with detachable and swappable modules that can connect to each others on the device bracelet, you can add a payment module, a camera module, an NFC one or more, you can customize your own watch and get just the features you want, you can check more details about it here.
Tag Heuer Connected
Tag Heuer is finally unveiled with variety of color choices, the company is now presenting the most expensive Android Wear Smartwatch by reaching a price of $1500, the device looks great and it comes with competitive specs, 360×360 LCD display, titanium body and swappable bands, you can check the official website to get it.
Casio wants to make a durable smartwatch, the company announced to be working on its own device, Kazuhiro Kashio, the company’s president said “We are trying to bring our smartwatch to a level of watch perfection: a device that won’t break easily, is simple to put on and feels good to wear.” No more informations were unveiled, but the device will cost about $400.
This was our list of the best new and upcoming smartwatches, so if you have something to add, feel free to tell us on the comment section below!