Don’t wait for the Apple Watch 4. Here is a good watch with a round tsiferblatami last week, my colleague Nicholas gritsayenko told what to expect from the fourth version of the Apple Watch. In short, nothing good. The larger the screen, yeah, maybe a couple of new functions (measurement of pressure and Always On Display). Not a lot. Outright stagnation of ideas, which is disappointing.
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For those who are tired of waiting for something interesting in terms of design or more advanced features of smart watches, we offer you to get acquainted with alternatives to the Apple Watch in 2018. Only the most delicious. And round.
1. Garmin Fenix 5. For these athletes
All fans of an active lifestyle almost always result in comparison with the Apple Watch, any model of Garmin. It is not surprising. Here and brutal design, and lots of options that the Apple product is simply not available. Not to mention the autonomy of the devices at least a week (!).
One of the most interesting models — the Garmin Fenix 5, which has three modifications, differing from the arc body sizes and the number of buns on Board. Price supercombined respectively, ranges from 40 to 50 thousand rubles.
The top version Garmin Fenix 5X is equipped with a screen diagonal of 51 mm, protected with sapphire glass, can withstand immersion in water to a depth of 100 meters and has an incredible amount of useful applications that help in training. Watch, they show messages, calls, alerts from email and social networks.
There is also a gyroscope, barometer and thermometer, but built-in 16GB memory allows you to download to watch your own topographic maps.
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2. Mim X. For fans of all unusual
The main feature of these smart watches that look like traditional analog, is to put a transparent electronic monochrome dial on top of the clock.
It appears useful information like notifications, incoming calls, number of steps and calories burned. In addition, on the additional display, you can remotely turn on the camera on your smartphone and activate the option “find phone”. Mim X can also Wake the host with the help of vibrations.
Are inexpensive (from 7 thousand rubles), sales can be found this fall.
3. Xiaomi Mijia Quartz Watch. For the budget-minded lovers of the classics
Xiaomi company could not stay away from the popular niche gadgets and under the sub-brand Mijia presented his vision of smart hours. Visual Quartz Watch is a normal quartz watch, the main “smart” information is displayed on the additional dial.
Quartz Watch can count steps, to inform you about incoming calls and messages and have moisture protection (30 m).
Is the novelty a little more than 3 thousand rubles, there are three colors. Easy and cheap, all as the fans love Xiaomi.
4. Samsung Galaxy Watch. For those whose Android smartphones
The official debut of the new generation of smart watches Samsung Galaxy Watch will take place next week along with a presentation of the smartphone Galaxy Note 9.
In July, there was an information leak, the official us website of Samsung appeared briefly mention and photo of its forthcoming smart watch.
It is expected that the future model will have two versions, one will feature a 1.3-inch display and a size of 46 mm, the second a 1.2-inch display and 42 mm, respectively.
It is obvious that the Galaxy Watch will be Packed with different chips and will be direct competition to the Apple product. Everyone likes Samsung.
Behind the door is long. I am sure that everyone will be able to buy a novelty before the presentation, Apple Watch series 4.
5. Emporio Armani Connected 2018. For fashionistas
In mid-July, an Italian company specializing in the production of clothing and various accessories, has introduced a new version of its smart watch.
The gadget has a standard list of “smart”features protection from water and dust, runs on the operating system Wear OS and boasts a GPS module and NFC for contactless payments.
Metal housing, round dial (1.19-inch display, made by technology AMOLED) and unusual design developed in cooperation with watch company Fossil.
The Italians asked for the watch 250 euros (about 18.5 thousand rubles). For the most stylish, I guess.
Share in the comments what smart watch you are wearing, and do you use them at all.