The release of the Apple smartwatch got many people talking. Technology enthusiasts and classy clients had something to keep them busy after the launch of the wonder watch. Alternatives of Apple Watch also launched jsut after the release of Apple Watch to keep the users an alternative option with a cheap price. Being a product of Apple, the watch is highly famed thanks to the success of the company’s previous sales. The initial rush for the watch meant that those who hadn’t submitted preorders had to wait longer to put the talismanic device on their wrists. And the price was some dollars higher than many had expected. However, what many people don’t know is that there are other options they can opt for apart from the Apple watch. Here are watches that can be an excellent alternative of the Apple watches.
Asus ZenWatch 2
The Asus ZenWatch is a smart watch that is compatible with Android-based gadgets. The ZenWatch has a 1.63-inch screen, and it is shaped just like the Apple watch, with a square shape and curvy vertices. The leather straps and a brushed metal surface give the ASUS product a great look on your wrist. The Zen Watch features a remote camera which can be used to control the front and rare camera of a smartphone. The user can, however, the watch’s battery life is rather short.
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Sony SmartWatch 3
This is one of the best alternatives of Apple Watch as it looks almost same to Apple Watch. The all-metal Sony Smartwatch 3 is made of stainless steel, and it has quite an incredible look. Its shape is that of a rounded square, just like the Apple watch. The watch has a display measuring 1.6 inch, 320 by 320. What’s more, the watch has GPS, and it can be a multipurpose tool if you are a sportsperson. The Smartwatch’s 420mAh battery is powerful enough to take you through a day or two.
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Pebble Time Steel
Pebble Time steel is a breathtaking device because it is compatible with both Android and iOS. The watch is an upgraded version of the Pebble Time, which is made of plastic. It is expected to offer lovers of Pebble Time a more durable gadget that is endowed with an elegance of a higher level. The system that runs Pebble Time Steel is the same as that of the initial Pebble Time model only that the former has a longer battery life of up to 10 days, more color options (including silver and gold) and an added 1 mm thickness.
Motorola’s Moto 360 is a real competitor to Apple’s smartwatch. The watch took on a unique course by having a rounded display, unlike most other watches which are made with a square screen. The display area measures 1.5 inches, and it has gorilla glass incorporated to protect it from breaking. The device is also resistant to water and dust.
The Moto 360 has voice control, a heart rate monitor and Google maps. The watch also features a 4GB internal storage capacity, Bluetooth 4.0 and 512MB RAM. Its 320mAh battery offers a whole day of use.
Samsung Gear S
This wearable from Samsung is meant for owners of Samsung Galaxy smartphones because it runs Tizen operating system, unlike many other smartwatches that run Android wear. The Gear S is has a curved screen and a metal design that gives it a stylish look. The watch is one of the most expensive wearable in the market, alongside the Apple smartwatch.