Latest smartwatch reviews

Motorola Moto 360 review: Is third time a charm?
Motorola Moto 360 review: Is third time a charm? By Britta O'Boyle

With three years out of the game and an entirely different sector to what Moto left behind, can the third generation Moto 360 smartwatch compete?... Read more

Huawei Watch GT 2 review: Simplistic smartwatch, super fitness watch
4.0 stars Huawei Watch GT 2 review: Simplistic smartwatch, super fitness watch By Cam Bunton

The second-generation model adds an always-on display (sort of) and new design, available in 42mm or 46mm size options. Stylish and great for fitness.... Read more

Best smartwatch 2019: Top smartwatches available to buy today
Best smartwatch 2019: Top smartwatches 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 watchOS and numerous styles. Read more

Fitbit Versa 2 review: Alexa, what's the new Fitbit smartwatch like?
4.0 stars Fitbit Versa 2 review: Alexa, what's the new Fitbit smartwatch like? By Britta O'Boyle

With built-in Alexa voice control and an Always On display for the second-gen watch, is it the affordable and ideal smartwatch meets fitness tracker?... Read more

Michael Kors Access MKGO review: A smartwatch for the active Kors fan
4.0 stars Michael Kors Access MKGO review: A smartwatch for the active Kors fan By Britta O'Boyle

If you're looking for a sporty but fashionable smartwatch, is the Michael Kors Access MKGO smartwatch the one you should buy?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active review: Slim, sporty, lightweight
4.0 stars Samsung Galaxy Watch Active review: Slim, sporty, lightweight By Britta O'Boyle

The original Active has been succeeded by the Galaxy Watch Active 2, but is the older model still worth considering? Here's our review.... Read more

Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch review: That's more like it
4.0 stars Fossil Gen 5 Smartwatch review: That's more like it By Cam Bunton

Fossil's 5th generation watch is available in many designs (Julianna & Carlyle HR), but the important improvements are in performance & features.... Read more

Apple Watch Series 5 review: Still the best smartwatch in town
4.5 stars Apple Watch Series 5 review: Still the best smartwatch in town By Stuart Miles

The fifth-gen Watch features an always-on display and a digital compass - but is that enough to make you want to upgrade or dip in for the first time?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 initial review: Design and feature upgrades
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 initial review: Design and feature upgrades By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 builds on its six-month old successor with a upgrades to features and the design. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

Puma smartwatch initial review: Sporty, retro design meets WearOS
Puma smartwatch initial review: Sporty, retro design meets WearOS By Britta O'Boyle

Fossil offers numerous brands under its smartwatch umbrella from Michael Kors to Diesel and the latest to join the portfolio is Puma.The Puma smartwatch... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3 review: Still a terrific smartwatch for the price
4.0 stars Apple Watch Series 3 review: Still a terrific smartwatch for the price By Stuart Miles

If you aren't compelled by the Series 4's bigger display, there's nothing that should stop you plumping for the Series 3.... Read more

Skagen Falster 2 review: Scandi sophistication, but lacking in power
3.5 stars Skagen Falster 2 review: Scandi sophistication, but lacking in power By Britta O'Boyle

The Skagen Falster 2 is one of the best-looking smartwatches out there, delivering true Danish style. Is it the fashion smartwatch to buy though?... Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 review: The smartwatch king is bigger and better than ever
5.0 stars Apple Watch Series 4 review: The smartwatch king is bigger and better than ever By Stuart Miles

With a bigger screen dominating its design, the Apple Series 4 watch upgrades software, processing power, well-being via heart-monitoring and more.... Read more

Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 review: WearOS for the great outdoors
3.5 stars Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 review: WearOS for the great outdoors By Cam Bunton

Casio has updated its Pro Trek outdoors smartwatch, giving longer battery, a slimmer package and lots more information.... Read more

Fitbit Versa Lite Edition review: Lower price with little compromise
4.5 stars Fitbit Versa Lite Edition review: Lower price with little compromise By Britta O'Boyle

With a similar design, fewer features but a more accessible price, is Fitbit's Lite Edition the savvy Versa smartwatch purchase to make?... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 review: Stellar looks but battery struggles
4.0 stars Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 review: Stellar looks but battery struggles By Chris Hall

Luxury meets modularity in the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch.... Read more

Nubia Alpha initial review: A flawed glimpse of the future?
Nubia Alpha initial review: A flawed glimpse of the future? By Cam Bunton

Nubia billed its Alpha as a wearable phone, but it raises more questions than it answers.... Read more

Sony Wena Pro initial review: The smart watch we've been waiting for
Sony Wena Pro initial review: The smart watch we've been waiting for By Chris Hall

A smart band for your traditional watch, we got our hands on Sony's new Wena... Read more

Huawei Watch GT review: Battery brilliance comes with some compromise
4.0 stars Huawei Watch GT review: Battery brilliance comes with some compromise By Cam Bunton

Huawei has departed from using Google's Wear OS, instead opting for its own, but has the Chinese company succeeded with its long-lasting Watch GT?... Read more

Withings Steel HR Sport review: Analogue and digital collide
4.0 stars Withings Steel HR Sport review: Analogue and digital collide By Cam Bunton

The sportier version of its Steel HR cousin, this traditional analogue watch has a digital screen embedded to show notifications and activity tracking... Read more

Fossil Sport initial review: Bright, bold and breezy
Fossil Sport initial review: Bright, bold and breezy By Britta O'Boyle

The Fossil Sport is the most recent smartwatch to join the company's portfolio of devices, available now for £250. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

Michael Kors Access Runway review: Fabulous and fashionable
4.5 stars Michael Kors Access Runway review: Fabulous and fashionable By Britta O'Boyle

Fashion brand Michael Kors has returned for the third time with its Runway Access smartwatch, made by Fossil. Is this the new season's must-have?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch review: Tantalized by Tizen
4.5 stars Samsung Galaxy Watch review: Tantalized by Tizen By Cam Bunton

The 2018 Samsung smart and sports watch comes with Tizen OS and works with Android and iOS devices. It's got a great battery life, but not many apps.... Read more

Garmin Fenix 5 Plus review: The champion smart sports watch is better than ever
4.5 stars Garmin Fenix 5 Plus review: The champion smart sports watch is better than ever By Cam Bunton

Garmin has refreshed its Fenix sports watch range for 2018, adding more features to the 5 Plus and making it a more powerful sports watch than ever!... Read more

Sony FES Watch U: The e-paper watch that costs more than an Apple Watch
Sony FES Watch U: The e-paper watch that costs more than an Apple Watch By Britta O'Boyle

Sony-owned Fashion Entertainment is releasing the FES U e-paper watch in the UK. Here's what you'll get for £700.... Read more

TicWatch Pro review: Best battery-life smartwatch outshines the big brands
4.5 stars TicWatch Pro review: Best battery-life smartwatch outshines the big brands By Cam Bunton

Looking for a smartwatch with long battery life? For those with a limited budget, the dual-screen TicWatch Pro is a great Wear OS smartwatch choice.... Read more

Asus VivoWatch BP initial review: Read your blood pressure on the go
Asus VivoWatch BP initial review: Read your blood pressure on the go By Cat Thomas

Among other announcements at this year’s Computex in Taipei, Asus announced the VivoWatch BP.It is the world’s first wearable, blood pressure-reading... Read more

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3 review: The Wear OS fashionista
4.0 stars Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3 review: The Wear OS fashionista By Cam Bunton

Smartwatches are in an interesting place at the moment. We've seen Google's wrist-worn operating system change name from Android Wear to Wear OS in a bid... Read more

Samsung Gear Sport review: Health-tracking in a compact and capable package
4.0 stars Samsung Gear Sport review: Health-tracking in a compact and capable package By Cam Bunton

Samsung is in an interesting place with wearables. It's been making them for years and, since switching to making exclusively Tizen-based watches and wrist-worn... Read more

Diesel On Full Guard review: Big on style, short on features
3.5 stars Diesel On Full Guard review: Big on style, short on features By Cam Bunton

Android Wear - which is Google's wearable operating system - has something of a complicated history, but after nearly four years in existence the platform... Read more

Michael Kors Access Sofie review: Stunning smartwatch with serious sparkle
4.5 stars Michael Kors Access Sofie review: Stunning smartwatch with serious sparkle By Britta O'Boyle

Fashion brand Michael Kors is back with a second version of its Access smartwatch - the Sofie. The device follows on from the chunky but brilliant Access... Read more

Casio Edifice EQB-501 hands-on: A modern, smart chronograph
Casio Edifice EQB-501 hands-on: A modern, smart chronograph By Cam Bunton

Smartwatches are here to stay, but for some, they're an unnecessary annoyance. Constant bleeping, notifications and attention-grabbing might be your idea... Read more

LG Watch Style review: Subtlety over style
4.0 stars LG Watch Style review: Subtlety over style By Britta O'Boyle

When the LG Watch Style was announced in February 2017, it was one of the only Android Wear 2.0 watches, which gave it a notable point of interest. Six... Read more

Montblanc Summit review: Far from peak performance
3.0 stars Montblanc Summit review: Far from peak performance By Chris Hall

Android Wear started life in technology companies like LG and Samsung, before it spread its wings and convinced a wider range of brands that this Android-based... Read more

Huawei Watch 2 Sport review: New tricks and 4G's a hit
4.0 stars Huawei Watch 2 Sport review: New tricks and 4G's a hit By Chris Hall

The second-gen Huawei smartwatch, the aptly named Watch 2, arrives as part of the Android Wear 2.0 brigade and, therefore, with more features than its... Read more

Casio WSD-F20 review: The best Android Wear sports watch for outdoor activities
4.0 stars Casio WSD-F20 review: The best Android Wear sports watch for outdoor activities By Cam Bunton

Last year, Casio took the wraps off its first Android Wear watch aimed at active outdoors people: the WSD-F10. Although it never officially made its way... Read more

Acer Leap Ware preview: More a limp than a leap
Acer Leap Ware preview: More a limp than a leap By Mike Lowe

When Acer CEO Jason Chen showed off the company's latest wearable, the Leap Ware, at Acer's annual conference, the slender looking wrist-wearable looked... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 review: The undisputed smartwatch fashion king
4.5 stars Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 review: The undisputed smartwatch fashion king By Chris Hall

"It's too expensive". "It's unnecessary". "It's too big". "It doesn't have all the features of a watch a quarter of the price".The arguments against the... Read more

New Balance RunIQ review: Runs into some hurdles
3.0 stars New Balance RunIQ review: Runs into some hurdles By Cam Bunton

There has been something of an interesting shift in the Android Wear watch market over the past year to 18 months. Traditional companies are seemingly... Read more

Fossil Q Marshal review: Gorgeous looks lack technical hook
3.5 stars Fossil Q Marshal review: Gorgeous looks lack technical hook By Luke Johnson

Smartwatches are no longer just the products of tech giants, fashion brands have been getting in on the act too. We've already seen wrist-based gadgets... Read more

LG Watch Sport preview: The crown prince of Android Wear 2.0
LG Watch Sport preview: The crown prince of Android Wear 2.0 By Chris Hall

Android Wear has so far been a middling story of wearable devices. The best iterations have been sold on a brand's strengths - like Polar's integration... Read more

Apple Watch Nike+ review: Great smartwatch, just not a perfect runner's watch
4.0 stars Apple Watch Nike+ review: Great smartwatch, just not a perfect runner's watch By Chris Hall

We can all agree that the Apple Watch is one of the best smartwatches out there. Its user interface is slicker than many rivals, it works seamlessly and... Read more

Samsung Gear S3 review: Android Wear, beware, this is the smartwatch to beat
4.5 stars Samsung Gear S3 review: Android Wear, beware, this is the smartwatch to beat By Cam Bunton

Samsung has been in the wearable game longer most other tech companies. From its original Galaxy Gear through to now with its latest Gear S3 - available... Read more

Emporio Armani Connected preview: Simple and sophisticated
Emporio Armani Connected preview: Simple and sophisticated By Britta O'Boyle

Fossil has been busy stirring up the smartwatch world, launching a number of devices over the last year in collaboration with several fashion companies.... Read more

Nixon Mission review: Surf and snow goes hardcore
4.0 stars Nixon Mission review: Surf and snow goes hardcore By Chris Hall

The best iterations of Android Wear don't come from electronics manufacturers trying to make watches, it comes from watch manufacturers taking advantage... Read more

DieselOn Time preview: Solid, stylish, smart
DieselOn Time preview: Solid, stylish, smart By Britta O'Boyle

Fossil's latest fashion smartwatch collaborations come in the form of Diesel, Kate Spade and Emporio Armani, joining the existing partnerships with Michael... Read more

Kate Spade Hybrid Smartwatch preview: Fashion and tech in perfect harmony
Kate Spade Hybrid Smartwatch preview: Fashion and tech in perfect harmony By Britta O'Boyle

New York fashion brand Kate Spade is entering the smartwatch world, with a little help from the Fossil Group. The two companies have teamed up to launch... Read more

Pebble 2 review: Smart, but not fancy
4.0 stars Pebble 2 review: Smart, but not fancy By Cam Bunton

Before the plethora of Android watches and, eventually, the Apple Watch hit the market, there was Pebble. It wasn't the first ever smartwatch, but it was... Read more

Michael Kors Access Bradshaw review: An Android Wear smartwatch you'll actually want to wear
4.5 stars Michael Kors Access Bradshaw review: An Android Wear smartwatch you'll actually want to wear By Britta O'Boyle

Michael Kors is a fashion label with a huge presence, so when it announces a smartwatch it's a big deal, just as it was when Tag Heuer and Guess did the... Read more

Fossil Q Founder review: More Qs than As for this fashion smartwatch
3.5 stars Fossil Q Founder review: More Qs than As for this fashion smartwatch By Cam Bunton

Once gadget manufacturers started producing smart, connected watches, it was never going to be long before traditional watch brands got on board. Companies... Read more

Apple Watch Series 2 review: Fitness first
4.5 stars Apple Watch Series 2 review: Fitness first By Stuart Miles

As the Apple Watch continues to polarise opinion, Apple has released a new version of the smartwatch which hopes to address many of the concerns of the... Read more

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