The Android Wear-powered Polar M600 is good as a smartwatch, and has built-in GPS, but itꞌs not a great running partner.
The LG Watch Urbane LTE makes and receives calls and messages, and gets notifications without being tethered to your phone, but iPhone owners should wait for iOS compatibility.
If you want a GPS watch to track everything and anything in the great outdoors, the Garmin fenix 3 is the one to get.
The eye-catching Guess Connect smartwatch delivers notifications and voice control to your wrist, but it doesn’t do enough for the price.
With GPS, a heart rate monitor and the ability to play music, the Moto 360 Sport Android Wear smartwatch would seem to have it all, but falls short of expectations.
While attractive, the Fossil Q Founder smartwatch has fewer features than the competition, and its large size will turn off others.
The Pebble Time Round is the sexiest smartwatch yet, but it makes some sacrifices for its good looks.
The ZenWatch 2 is a very affordable, long-lasting Android Wear watch, but its design is on the clunky side.
The Motorola Moto 360 is the most customizable smartwatch yet, and it's a little smarter than your typical Android Wear device.
The Gear S2 combines a slim design, unique twisting bezel and gorgeous screen, but a limited app selection holds it back.
With a bright, sharp display and smooth performance, the Huawei Watch is an elegant, albeit pricey, smartwatch.
The Apple Watch is a versatile smartwatch with a striking design and a rich selection of features and apps, but the watchOS 2 update makes it even better.
Buy the Pebble Time Steel if you want an Android- and iOS-compatible smartwatch with a sleek all-metal design, notification delivery and long battery life.
While it has few frills, the TomTom Golfer GPS Watch does what it does rather well: measuring accurate distances to greens, hazards and layup points.
Combining a color touchscreen, smartphone notifications, 39,000 courses, and swing analysis, the Garmin Approach S6 a great, if expensive, companion for any stats-obsessed golfer.
An intuitive interface, an always-on color screen and long battery life make the Pebble Time a smartwatch worth your time.
The LG Watch Urbane is a solid smartwatch in a chic, classic design, but while Android Wear continues to improve, it's still limited.
The Alcatel Onetouch Watch is an affordable color smartwatch that works with iPhone and Android and delivers a good array of features for a low price.
The stylish Garmin vivoactive GPS smartwatch tracks daily fitness and exercise sessions while relaying smartphone notifications to your wrist.
The Magellan Switch Up GPS watch maps running, cycling and hiking routes, but you'll have to deal with its archaic, clunky design.
Will.i.am's Puls smart band is a standalone wearable that lets you send and receive calls and messages, as well as post to Facebook and tweet, while on the go, but its bulky design and short battery life are turn-offs.
Asus's first Android Wear watch has a premium design and bright screen but Google's limited operating system holds it back.
The Sony SmartWatch 3 is the first Android Wear device with built-in GPS, but you can't do enough with it.
The Microsoft Band is the most well-rounded fitness tracker available for the price, offering built-in GPS, but the design could be slimmer.
The LG G Watch R is a smartwatch worthy of your wrist in terms of style, but Android Wear still needs work.
The Garmin Vivosmart wristband marries accurate activity tracking with smartphone notifications in a comfortable, minimalist design.
Motorola’s first smartwatch is the most attractive Android Wear device yet, but it doesn't last long enough on a charge.
The Meta M1 is one of the most stylish smartwatches yet and does a nice job with notifications, but it's lacking in features.
Samsung's Gear Live offers a built-in heart-rate monitor and easy access to your latest notifications, but it doesn't feel fully baked.
LG's G Watch is a fairly svelte smartphone companion, but its Android Wear OS doesn't offer enough functionality.