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Smartwatch Reviews

Having a miniature computer strapped around your wrist is no longer a pipe dream. The Apple Watch and other options from popular manufacturers, like Fitbit, Samsung, LG, and Fossil, have been gunning to craft the best smartwatch. Now a few years more mature, the smartwatch market offers more than ever, whether you’re after a particular style, iOS and Android phone compatibility, or just a bunch of features.

Polar Grit X Pro review: a fitness watch that matches your fit

Garmin Vivomove Sport review: the right mix of form and function

Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch review: better luck next time

Decent hardware saddled with old and tired software

Casio G-Shock GSW-H1000 review: bad timing

The Apple Watch Series 7

Apple Watch Series 7 review: time and time again

It’s finally that time: we’ve run out of clock puns

The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic and Galaxy Watch 4

Galaxy Watch 4 review: welcome to Samsung’s garden

It’s Google’s new smartwatch OS, but it’s Samsung’s watch

Garmin Venu 2 review: sports and style


OnePlus Watch review: big, basic, and boring

OnePlus’ first smartwatch is missing a lot of what makes a smartwatch smart

The most powerful Wear OS watches are held back by Wear OS

Android users still can’t get anything as good as the Apple Watch

An Apple Watch with Family Setup is an expensive smart watch for your kids

Apple Watch SE review: pay a lot less to give up only a little

The new default Apple Watch is here

One of the new watch faces in watchOS 7

Apple Watch Series 6 review: minute improvements

The watch is great, the blood oxygen monitor is not

The Withings ScanWatch knows when you’re sleeping and when you’re awake, but not why

Fitbit Sense review: enough bugs to raise your heart rate

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 review: time for a change

Samsung’s latest smartwatch is fine but awfully familiar

The Moto 360 (2019) is a familiar blend of good hardware and bad software

This Xiaomi-backed smartwatch has incredible battery life

Fossil’s Hybrid HR smartwatches have good battery life and bad software

A new platform with new platform problems

The best smartwatch to buy for your iPhone

The best smartwatch to buy if you have an Android phone


Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 review: ‘good’ is as good as it gets

The best* smartwatch for Android users


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Apple Watch Series 5 review: the best smartwatch

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Fitbit Versa 2 review: smart fitness tracker, dumb smartwatch

Fossil ‘Gen 5’ smartwatch review: best of a Wear OS situation

Fossil held up its end of the bargain, Qualcomm and Google didn’t

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active review: less fun but still a good time

Mobvoi TicWatch E2 and S2 review: making the best of a bad platform