A good watch doesn’t just display the time of day—it can also elevate your outfit and sometimes just make you feel good. Smartwatches can do even more, from tracking workouts and measuring heart rate to offering up notifications and giving you a way to control smart home devices. While you’re wearing a connected watch, you can leave your phone in your pocket and just check your wrist for urgent notifications. Here are the best ones we’ve reviewed.
Be sure to check out our many other buying guides, including our Best Fitness Trackers and Best Cheap Phones guides.
Updated December 2020: We’ve added several new picks, like the Series 6, Galaxy Watch 3, TicWatch Pro 3, and Fossil Gen 5E.
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