Smartwatches have rocketed from a fringe piece of technology with limited uses back in the early 2010s to a very important component of any discerning technophile’s style arsenal. A recent development has seen the rise in popularity of smartwatches.
The best smartwatches do more than let you know if you are getting a call or text message on your wrist. They are everything in one: a fitness tracker for getting healthier, and in some cases, it can act as a phone, even if your smartphone is nowhere nearby. However, the best smartwatch do all these things better than others. Some have huge numbers of apps you can download, and some have batteries that will barely last a day, while others can go nearly a week or sometimes more on a single charge. In addition, there is style and design: The best smartwatches come with premium materials from glass, to titanium to ceramic, materials that will surely blend to match any outfit. In this guide, we included the top smartwatches you can buy in Qatar in 2021.
HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro
Battery life: 5 days in smart mode – 21 days in ultra-long battery life mode
Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
Operating system: HarmonyOS 2
The most elegant smartwatch with the longest-lasting battery life supports standalone connectivity. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro features an ultra-long battery life, supporting up to five-day battery life in smart mode and provides 21 days in ultra-long battery life mode.
The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro is an outstanding smartwatch, featuring 3D curved glass, hi-tech ceramic materials, heavy-duty titanium watch body, 3D rotating crown, and stylish watch straps. As well as this, it is also a masterpiece, polished by the top watch designers with top-notch technologies to achieve mirrorlevel polishing that is comparable to traditional watches’ precision and premium quality. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro is made of an aerospace-grade titanium fused with sapphire glass lens that guarantees durability. This smartwatch is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also capable of withstanding harsh weather conditions and the test of time, offering an incredible level of protection at any given moment.
The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro offers all-day health management features ranging from skin temperature detection with the new high-precision temperature sensor, fall detection to SOS alert. Coupled with heart rate and 24 hours SpO2 monitoring, sleep and pressure, Huawei’s latest smartwatch comprehensive feature set allows users to stay up to date on their health condition.
The HUAWEI WATCH 3│3 Pro is a professional fitness monitoring assistant, offering over 100 workout modes, skin temperature detection with the new high-precision temperature sensor, fall detection and SOS alert. Coupled with health monitoring features such as heart rate, SpO2, sleep and pressure, the smartwatch series’ comprehensive feature set allows users to stay up to date on their health condition.
Thanks to its Super Device capabilities providing a truly intelligent experience across all types of scenarios, HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro users can connect directly from the convenience of their smartwatches to several smart applications. The HUAWEI WATCH 3 Pro also supports Smart Hand Gesture Control, which intelligently senses various hand gestures. For instance, you can answer an incoming call by releasing a clenched fist with a raised wrist.
Launched together at the same time with the HUAWEI nova 8 are HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro. Huawei has collaborated with many local, regional and international entities to release their apps into the HUAWEI WATCH 3 | 3 Pro such as talabat, one of the leading food delivery apps in the region, and Petal Maps that provides convenient navigation directly in the smartwatch.
Apple Watch Series 6
Size: 40mm, 44mm
Battery life: 18 hours
Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
Operating system: iOS
The Apple Watch Series 6 looks great, it is not exactly quintessentially Apple – but the round-edged screen and smooth case are quite pleasing. It is not large, heavy, or cumbersome, but it has a good weight to it and feels good on the wrist just like how a solid piece of technology should. Overall, the design is different from most smartwatches available in the market.
The big issue with Apple watches in the past has been battery life. Advanced features like 4G/LTE connectivity and GPS tracking tend to drain battery life like nothing else. The Apple Watch Series 6 does better than previous models but the improvement is not really significant. The battery life is about 18 hours tops. The Apple Watch Series 6 supports sports monitoring features with 80 workout modes in addition to health managing features ranging from ECG function, to heart rate, and exercise tracking in addition to SP02, albeit SPO2 has to be turned on manually.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 3
Size: 41mm, 45mm
Battery life: up to 2 days
Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
Operating system: Tizen OS
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 has more of a classic styling with the round face and traditional straps. It comes in two sizes of 41mm and 45mm and a variety of finishes and styles. The rotating bezel allows users to navigate the menus easily by scrolling through options with a quick turn.
In terms of battery life, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 long-lasting battery can go for more than a day on a single charge, and users can always get a quick boost from compatible Galaxy phones with wireless reverse charging. Extensive fitness tracking means it is a great companion and motivator when indulging in outdoor activities. It will also monitor heart rate and SPO2 if you want by checking manually and also track sleep to help users stay on top of their health.
Making the final choice comes down to the user and their preferences. A variety of reasons including specifications, cellular compatibility, battery life, health monitoring features, aesthetics, screen size and of course price point will be the ultimate deciding factors on what your next smartwatch should be.