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Connectivity on your Terms: A Guide to Best Smart Watches in Pakistan

Let your smartwatch do the talking

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I am a staff writer - a tech enthusiast by day and a gamer by night. I let tech free me from the everyday menial tasks and rise to identify how every minor modification amplifies the ‘ease’ created multiple folds.

Updated Jan 16, 2023

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Best for battery

4 Excellent

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: A Balance of Everything

62,000 PKRs

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Samsung galaxy watch 5 does have a few improvements over watch 4. Samsung has made a serious effort to improve the battery life of its watches, and the watch 5 from this year offers 10 more hours of battery life.

What we like

  • Longer-lasting battery life
  • Added skin temperature sensor
  • Sporty yet versatile design

What we don’t like

  • Skin temperature reader not functional at launch
  • Expensive for some people

Read our Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: A Balance of Everything Review

Best for display

4.2 Excellent

Apple Watch Series 8: The Life-Saving Edition!

135,000 PKRs

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Apple Watch Series 8: The Life-Saving Edition. The newer Apple Watch Series 8 has many minor improvements from the last series that make it an all-around better product and more enjoyable.

What we like

  • Overnight temperature sensing
  • Car crash detection
  • Improved battery life
  • More accurate period predictions

What we don’t like

  • Same design as previous model
  • Limited usefulness for retrospective ovulation estimates
  • Poor Battery

Read our Apple Watch Series 8: The Life-Saving Edition! Review

Fashion with health

4.4 Excellent

Amazfit GTR 3: The New Fitness Watch you'll Love

37,000 PKRs

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The Amazfit GTR 3 is one of the best fitness watches on the market. It has an array of features that will satisfy any type of user, a sleek design, and incredible battery life. I genuinely believe that anyone would love this watch!

What we like

  • Sleek, attractive design
  • Great quality display
  • Handy offline voice assistant

What we don’t like

  • Iffy sports tracking
  • No wireless charging
  • No third-party apps support

Read our Amazfit GTR 3: The New Fitness Watch you'll Love Review

Best for sportsmen

4.3 Excellent

Xiaomi Mi Watch: A Great Piece of Technology

19,999 PKRs

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The Xiaomi Mi Watch is an excellent smartwatch, providing users with great fitness tracking, connectivity, and convenience features. The Xiaomi Mi Watch should be at the top of your list if you want a top-quality smartwatch.

What we like

  • Simple, elegant design
  • Impressive battery life
  • Extensive activity tracking

What we don’t like

  • Can’t install apps on the watch
  • No calling feature

Read our Xiaomi Mi Watch: A Great Piece of Technology Review

For stylish people

4.5 Excellent

Huawei Watch GT2: A Smartwatch that Delivers on its Promise

32,000 PKRs

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The Huawei Watch GT 2 is an excellent smartwatch that tracks your fitness and displays your smartphone notifications. With a long-lasting battery, it's budget-friendly and a good-looking option if you're in the market for a new watch.

What we like

  • Premium looks
  • Excellent battery
  • Gorgeous Amoled display

What we don’t like

  • No app store support
  • Limited watch faces
  • No third-party app support

Read our Huawei Watch GT2: A Smartwatch that Delivers on its Promise Review

For a healthy lifestyle

4 Excellent

Fitbit Sense: Helps You to Stay in Shape

60,999 PKRs

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The Fitbit sense is an outstanding smartwatch. Its features are plentiful, the design is excellent, and the battery life is terrific. The only drawback it has is that there's no GPS built into the watch; that's not a make-or-break feature for me.

What we like

  • Intuitive interface
  • 6 days battery life
  • Features an ECG app

What we don’t like

  • A bit pricey
  • Touch screen responsiveness could be better
  • Non-buckle wrist strap

Read our Fitbit Sense: Helps You to Stay in Shape Review

Smartwatches are the latest craze and for a good reason! They’ve quickly become an important part of our lives. We use them to stay connected, organized, and entertained.

With many options available, deciding what to spend your money on is critical. Stay stressed free and let us guide you through the features that make your smartwatch experience exceptional. Read on, and find what makes a smartwatch ‘the one for you.

Smartwatches has Become a Necessity - More Than Just an Accessory

This era of technology delivers the promise of bringing the world to your palm. The analog hands are replaced by digital ones, a smartwatch is more than a time-telling device. With a display that enables you access to important notifications, send and receive messages or make swift calls through it.

Smartwatches are appreciably intelligent now. They can track your daily activities and can deliver accurate results accordingly. This tracking technology mechanism in a handy gadget is helping people elevate their lifestyles.

There are watches for all kinds of people. Swimmers can go really deep in the water without damaging the watch. Runners can track their daily progress.

These watches can help you in parenting as well because they come equipped with GPS which can act as a tracker and help you track kids if the need ever arises.

Reasons your Wrist Shouldn’t be Empty

Fitness

Smartwatches are an important tool for quantifying health and fitness. Smartwatches can track your heart rate, steps taken, and calories consumed, and even some watches are capable enough to analyze your sleeping habits.

Functionality

And let’s not forget the techies. Stay on top of the latest tech trends, pair your smartwatch with your smartphone, or home devices supporting watch connectivity that can control your home from your wrist more efficiently.

If there’s one thing about these smartwatches that is sure, it's that they are here to stay. We’ve put together this buyer’s guide, where you can see all the top smartwatches. We’ll help you understand the different types of smartwatches and what each one of them has to offer. So, let’s get started!

Types of Smartwatches

1) Android-based Smartwatches

Android-based smartwatches are the most popular type. They’re compatible with a wide range of Android phones and offer a lot of features.

2) iOS-based Smartwatches

iOS-based smartwatches are designed to work with iPhones only.

3) Smartwatches with their own operating system

Smartwatches that run on their own operating system are the least common type. They’re not as widely compatible as the other two types but can offer more features and customization options.

Smartwatches’ features

Compatibility

When you’re shopping for a smartwatch, one of the most important things to consider is compatibility. You’ll want to make sure that the watch you choose is compatible with your phone. So, check your phone’s OS first and the watches it supports first.

Battery Life

Another important consideration is the battery life of your watch. Smartwatches are power-hungry devices as they need connectivity, and that means they can quickly go from 100 to 0. So, if you’re someone who relies heavily on these techs for day-to-day tasks, you’ll want to make sure that your watch has good battery life. Some smartwatches can last for days on a single charge, while others need to be charged frequently.

Fitness Features

Finally, you’ll want to think about the features and sensors you want in a smartwatch. Some people only need basic features like notifications and timekeeping, while others want a watch that can track their fitness activities. There are a lot of different smartwatches available in the market, so it’s important to find one that has the features you want.

No matter what your needs are, there’s a smartwatch out there that’s perfect for you. With so many options, it can be tough to know where to start. But if you keep our top curated list of smartwatches in mind, you’ll be able to find the perfect watch for you.

Our Two Top - Rated Picks:

1) Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro

This new release has all the things you'd expect from a top-end smartwatch, including an amazing AMOLED display, built-in GPS, a heart rate monitor, and Samsung Pay. So whether you are out in the sun or indoors, you will always have a bright crispy clear display.

This watch is also water-resistant up to 50 meters, good news for people who can’t stay out of the water for long. It also has a variety of pre-loaded watch faces to choose from so you never get bored. However, it is not a major upgrade from the galaxy watch 4 but the most notable difference is a scratch-resistant display and an improved long-lasting battery.

With its metal casing and leather strap, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is sure to turn heads. If you're looking for a new smartwatch, then Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro should definitely be at the top of your list.

2) Apple Watch Series 8

Apple Watch Series 8 is the newest addition to Apple's line of smartwatches, released this year as an upgrade to Series 7.

It is packed with a Retina LTPO display and an improved S8 chipset so expect a very smooth response from it.

They have really improved their motion sensor and there is a new and perhaps the most useful feature in it which is the crash detection sensor, it automatically notifies your emergency contact if it suspects you are in an emergency situation like a car crash, etc.

Moreover, it has a low power mode just like iPhones extending its overall usage time in case you can’t connect it to the power source when it is low.

Conclusion

A smartwatch is an incredible device that can do a lot more than just tell time. It is a fashion statement, a communicator, and a fitness tracker. With so many amazing features, it is hard to not own one!

Smartwatches come in all shapes and sizes to fit everyone's needs. There are hundreds of smartwatches but not every watch is worth your money. This buyer’s guide will make your buying process easy and will help you find the best fit for your personality.

 

FAQs

Q1: How to pick a smartwatch?

When choosing a smartwatch, it's important to consider what you want to use it for. If you're looking for a device to track your fitness and activity levels, you'll want something with built-in GPS and a heart rate monitor.

If you're more interested in using your smartwatch as a fashion accessory, you'll want to pay attention to its design and quality. And if you're looking for a smartwatch that can do it all, you'll want to make sure it has a robust app ecosystem.

Q2: Which brand is better for you?

Top 10 Picks and their specialties

  1. Samsung Galaxy Watch 5  – Best in category Smartwatch for Android
  2. Apple Watch Series 8 – Best in category Smartwatch for Apple
  3. Amazfit GTR 3 – Best for people with big wrists
  4. Huawei Watch GT2 – Traditional watch design with smart features
  5. Xiaomi Mi Watch – 100+ Fitness tracking moods
  6. Fitbit Sense – Elevate Your Wellness

Q3: Which Smartwatch to buy in 2022?

We have listed down the top two brands, and their best smartwatches to get in 2022.

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Connectivity on your Terms: A Guide to Best Smart Watches in Pakistan

Our Picks

Editors'Rating

Dimensions

Weight

Display Type

Screen Size

Screen Resolution

Bluetooth

Operating System (OS)

Sensors

Battery life

Available Colors

Resolution

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: A Balance of Everything View Details 62,000 PKR

Excellent

4

40.4 x 39.3 x 9.8 mm

33.5 and 28.7 g

Super AMOLED

1.4 inches

321 ppi

5.2, A2DP, LE

Android Wear OS 3.5, One UI Watch 4.5

Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer Natural language commands and dictation Samsung Pay

410 mAh

Graphite, Silver, Pink Gold, Sapphire

-

Apple Watch Series 8: The Life-Saving Edition! View Details 135,000 PKR

Excellent

4.2

41 mm and 45 mm

42.3g and 52.5g

Retina LTOP LED (max 1000 nits)

1.9 inches

-

5.3, A2DP, LE

-

Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, always-on altimeter, compass, SpO2, VO2max, temperature (body) Temperature sensing (0.01˚ accuracy) Natural language commands and dictation (talking mode) Ultra Wideband (UWB) support

Li-Ion 308 mAh, non-removable

Graphite, Silver, Gold

326 ppi

Amazfit GTR 3: The New Fitness Watch you'll Love View Details 37,000 PKR

Excellent

4.4

46.4x46.4x10.7mm

32g

AMOLED

1.39 inches

-

Bluetooth 5.0

Android 5.0 or iOS 10.0 and above

Self-developed BioTracker 2 PPG (support blood-oxygen) biological data sensor, Air pressure sensor, Acceleration sensor, Gyroscope sensor, 3-axis geomagnetic sensor, Ambient light sensor

471mAh

Obsidian Black, Thunder Black, Lightning Grey.

454x454

Xiaomi Mi Watch: A Great Piece of Technology View Details 19,999 PKR

Excellent

4.3

45.9×53.35×11.8mm

32g

AMOLED

1.39-inch

454×454

5.0

Android 5.0 & iOS 10 and above

Heart rate sensor, acceleration sensor, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, air pressure sensor, ambient light sensor

420mAh

Black, Navy Blue & Beige

-

Huawei Watch GT2: A Smartwatch that Delivers on its Promise View Details 32,000 PKR

Excellent

4.5

45.9 x 45.9 x 10.7 mm (1.81 x 1.81 x 0.42 in)

41 g

Amoled

1.39 inches

454 x 454 pixels (~326 ppi density)

5.1, LE, EDR

Proprietary OS

Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, compass

455 mAh

Matte Black, Sunset Orange, Pebble Brown & Titanium Gray

-

Fitbit Sense: Helps You to Stay in Shape View Details 60,999 PKR

Excellent

4

40.4 x 40.4 x 12.4 mm

45.9g

AMOLED

1.58 inches

300 x 300 pixels

Bluetooth 5.0

Fitbit OS 5.1

gyro, HR sensor, ECG, EDA, blood oxygen, light, GPS+GLONASS, altimeter, skin temperature

6+ days

Sage gray, Carbon black, Lunar white

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