Smart watches or smartwatches are computerized wristwatches that can perform operations similar to that of computers such as calculate, translate and run mobile apps. Some can function as portable media players while others offer full mobile phone capabilities.
There are smart watches designed based on their uses and functionalities. Some have camera, calculator, GPS navigation, maps, speaker, microphone, modem or other devices integrated. There are those that are designed with sports features such as fitness tracker, speed meter, lap time, heart rate monitor and other programs used in sports or other activities. Several can display texts, calls and email notifications from linked iOS or android phones. Most smart watches are also Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi capable.
Smart watches are not only functional, but are also trendy these days. Some brands like Pebble offer smart watches in different designs and colors. The much anticipated Apple Watch also offers designs and apps that allow the users to personalize their watch as well. Other smart watch brands also include Samsung, Garmin, Sony, LG, Motorola and more.
In choosing for the right smart watch to buy, decide on what you are going to use it for. Knowing its use will help you determine the features you need. Check if it is compatible with your iOS or android phone. Settle on the brand and budget. Search online for reviews and comparisons.