Latest smartwatch buyer's guides

Best Android smartwatch 2018: Best Wear OS devices
Best Android smartwatch 2018: Best Wear OS devices By Britta O'Boyle

Google's Wear OS - formerly Android Wear - has had several big updates since it launched. Here are all the best Wear OS smartwatches available to buy.... Read more

Best smartwatch 2018: Top smart wristwear available to buy today
Best smartwatch 2018: Top smart wristwear available to buy today By Britta O'Boyle

A round up of the best smartwatches available to buy today, covering various platforms from Wear OS to Watch OS and numerous styles.... Read more

Best smartwatch deals for Black Friday 2018: Apple, Samsung, Fossil and other smartwatches at great prices
Best smartwatch deals for Black Friday 2018: Apple, Samsung, Fossil and other smartwatches at great prices By Britta O'Boyle

There are plenty of smartwatch bargains to be had. Here are some of the best deals. Read more

Best Apple Watch accessories: Protect and personalise your watch
Best Apple Watch accessories: Protect and personalise your watch By Maggie Tillman

There are plenty of Apple Watch charging docks, stands, protective cases, and more, for instance. And we've rounded the ones available right now.... Read more

Which Apple Watch and strap is right for you? Series 3, Series 4, Nike+ or Hermès?
Which Apple Watch and strap is right for you? Series 3, Series 4, Nike+ or Hermès? By Britta O'Boyle

What Apple Watch models are available, how much they are and what the differences are explained. Find the right one for you and your budget.... Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 vs Series 3: What's the difference?
Apple Watch Series 4 vs Series 3: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Comparison of the Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 3 showing the differences and similarities whether you're upgrading or taking the smartwatch plunge.... Read more

Best upcoming smartwatches: Future wristwear to look forward to
Best upcoming smartwatches: Future wristwear to look forward to By Britta O'Boyle

Here are all the best smartwatches thought to be coming or confirmed for 2018 and 2019.... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 vs Tag Heuer Connected 46: What's the difference?
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 vs Tag Heuer Connected 46: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Tag Heuer has a new Connected watch, bringing some innovation to smartwatches with the introduction of modularity.It looks very much like the previous... Read more

Best Android Wear 2.0 apps for your watch: Google Fit, Uber, and more
Best Android Wear 2.0 apps for your watch: Google Fit, Uber, and more By Elyse Betters

Android Wear 2.0 is finally here, and that means apps can now be directly installed on your watch and run without your phone.You will longer need your... Read more

LG Watch Sport vs LG Watch Style: What’s the difference?
LG Watch Sport vs LG Watch Style: What’s the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

LG has announced two new smartwatches, designed in collaboration with Google. The two devices will be the poster boys for Android Wear 2.0, which launches... Read more

Best of CES 2017 - Smartwatches and fitness trackers: Casio, New Balance, Garmin and more
Best of CES 2017 - Smartwatches and fitness trackers: Casio, New Balance, Garmin and more By Britta O'Boyle

Smartwatches and fitness trackers have yet again had a noticeable presence at CES 2017. We haven't seen as many devices as previous years, but there... Read more

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs S3 Classic: What's the difference?
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier vs S3 Classic: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

It was hardly a secret that Samsung was going to unveil the Gear S3 smartwatch at its Berlin Unpacked event on 31 August. But two watches? It was rumoured,... Read more

Pebble Time 2 vs Time Steel vs Time: What's the difference?
Pebble Time 2 vs Time Steel vs Time: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Pebble has announced successors to the original Pebble, as well as the Pebble Time. The company revealed three new devices in the form of the Pebble 2,... Read more

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Classic: What's the difference?
Pebble 2 vs Pebble Classic: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

Pebble has announced an update to the humble Pebble, its first generation smartwatch, appropriately called the Pebble 2.In many ways the Pebble 2 reflects... Read more

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Time 2: What's the difference?
Pebble 2 vs Pebble Time 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Pebble has announced a trio of new devices comprising the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and the Pebble Core.The Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 are both successors... Read more

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something
Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple Watch is no longer the new kid on the smartwatch block. It's been kicking around for nearly a year now and in that time, the apps available... Read more

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3
Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3 By Britta O'Boyle

Smartwatches are growing in popularity and they have come along way since the original models launched. The smartphone platform you have used to limit... Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?
LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The Watch Urbane 2, or second edition, has just been announced by LG, bringing the very latest features to its line-up of smartwatches and expanding the... Read more

Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose?
Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose? By Rik Henderson

Pebble has announced a third device to add to its colour Pebble Time family of smartwatches, with more of a fashion/design focus. The Pebble Time Round... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?
Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

Samsung has announced the Samsung Gear S2, its first round smartwatch.The watch is actually being offered in three distinct models, with the standard Gear... Read more

Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Asus ZenWatch: What's the difference?
Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Asus ZenWatch: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Asus has announced the successor to its ZenWatch Android Wear smartwatch at Computex 2015, bringing a number of refinements, as well as two size options. The... Read more

Apple Watch vs Pebble Time Steel: Which one should you choose?
Apple Watch vs Pebble Time Steel: Which one should you choose? By Elyse Betters

In just a few hours of being made available on Kickstarter, Pebble's new smartwatch, Time, became the most successful crowd-funded campaign of all time.... Read more

Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech
Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech By Britta O'Boyle

March has been the month of the smartwatch so far but if you thought we'd had all the smartwatch announcements for this year already, think again, because... Read more

Samsung Gear S vs LG G Watch R vs Motorola Moto 360
Samsung Gear S vs LG G Watch R vs Motorola Moto 360 By Luke Edwards

Three new smartwatches have been announced. While none of them are available yet there's enough detail to begin comparing these three big names.The Mototola... Read more

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?
Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy? By Rik Henderson

Are you an early adopter? Are you the sort of person who's willing to take a punt on technology that's only just come out and costs an arm, a leg and half... Read more

Samsung Gear 2 vs Gear 2 Neo vs Galaxy Gear: What's the difference?
Samsung Gear 2 vs Gear 2 Neo vs Galaxy Gear: What's the difference? By Jake Smith

Samsung isn't giving up on the wearables market, following measly sales of its Galaxy Gear smartwatch from 2013. Instead, it's back with two new versions;... Read more

Best travel watches
Best travel watches By Jamie Carter

You could pick-up a fake Rolex on your travels but that's not going to be much good to you once the mechanism comes loose. In fact, if you're serious about... Read more