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Help me buy a smartwatch!

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I have the original Galaxy Gear S.

Can be tethered by Bluetooth or by sim card. Uses a Nano sim.

 

Note- You would have to WANT to wear it.

First week I had mine I was thrilled, a month later it was MEH.

Now I love wearing it.

 

A smart watch is not for everyone, but the Gear S is perfect for me.

Shame it is now an OLD watch.

My advice is test one for a week, borrow from a friend just to see how you go.

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The Gear S2 was my first smartwatch, the round bezel really won me over. I was able to buy it second hand (only a few months after release) for about $300.

 

It only offers Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, however, that hasn't been too much of an issue for me.

 

The impending release of the Gear S3 Classic has me almost itching for an upgrade, however the version available in Australia will again, not have 4G, and the unit will run the same software as the S2 (with a few extra sensors) so I guess I might give it a miss.

 

The "Classic" watches use standard watch bands, whereas the one I have has crummy proprietary band latches.

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I liked the idea of a 4G smartwatch, but after using the Gear S2, I'm not that worried.

 

It's just a little wrist mounted second-screen, with a notification vibrator.


At least it's better for the battery life.

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I have a blaze and the fitbit app works a treat for fitness. The watch lasts 3-5 days with no heart rate monitor on. It has just got an update with better watch faces.

however its not very feminine, although the black looks good on the female form.

The Garmin VIVO HR is the best for fitness fanatics.

The new whithings watch looks the best for low key fitness/fashion conscious.

The new swatch beats is a funky option.

As for smart watches. The apple 2 is miles ahead with the waterproofing and new updates. Saying this and i have a blaze cause I cant resort to buying another IPhone.

The huwaei smartwatch is VERY heavy for a watch. Try one out in store. Not sure about the ladies version.

pump.

 

 

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Ended up with the Huawei watch.

 

Loving it so far. :) Can't wait for Wear 2.0 release (grumble grumble stoopid google pushing back the date grumble)

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Ended up with the Huawei watch.

 

Loving it so far. :) Can't wait for Wear 2.0 release (grumble grumble stoopid google pushing back the date grumble)

 

Google have been smoking the pixels ...

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