Vivomove HR (Sport Version)
If you love everything rose gold, this hybrid smartwatch is for you. It’s not just aesthetically-pleasing, the Vivomove HR also boasts a touchscreen with a discreet smart display to help you track your heart rate. Great for the fitness buffs out there who want to get fit and still stay fashionable. Also comes in Rose Gold Black, Black Sandstone and Black. Available at leading electronic retailers.
Elephone W2 Smart Watch
Don’t be fooled by this minimalist watch’s appearance – it’s chock full with smart and power-efficient features, including bluetooth technology that connects to an app, incoming call alerts, sleep analysis functions and a step-tracker. Its battery can also last three whole months, so you don’t need to keep recharging. Score! Available on Qoo10.
Huawei Watch GT
The classic edition of the electronic giant’s new wearable is a great solution for working women who want to remain looking polished and professional, but still keep on top of her fitness. It features an innovative smart power-saving algorithm that maximises battery life, while its advanced tracking algorithm provides more precise data. It also acts as a “fitness coach” that analyses your heart rate to help you exercise more safely. Available at Huawei stores and authorised retailers.
Skagen Falster 2
The stylishly-designed Falster 2 features a high-resolution AMOLED screen, and runs Google’s smartwatch operating system. There’s also now heart rate monitor, NFC for Google Pay, and GPS tracking. While the usual silicone straps are available, there’s also an option for a gorgeous magnetically-fastened steel mesh strap.
Apple Watch Series 4
While it’s been released for some time now, the latest Apple watch is still at the top of its game. While it’s got all the usual expected upgrades from the Series 3 — better hardware, software, and a bigger display — there’s now also an ECG to monitor heart activity beyond bpm, and an atrial fibrillation feature that tracks if you experience irregular heart rhythms. Available at Apple stores and authorised dealers.
Kate Spade Scallop 2
Version two of Kate Spade’s line of smartwatches promises an upgrade with added functions that the first version lacked: heart rate monitoring, GPS, water resistance of up to 3ATM, and the ability to use Google Pay.
They’ve still kept things design-forward too, not deviating too far from the look of the generation one Scallops with its stainless-steel case and a petal-shaped bezel. Available at Kate Spade’s online store.
Montblanc Summit 2
With its sapphire glass display, real leather strap, elegant stainless steel casing, and resin backing, everything about this watch screams luxury. The software backs it up too, with the latest watch chipset from semiconductor giant Qualcomm, 8GB of storage, and 1GB of RAM.
Mercedes Benz Vivoactive 3 GPS
Got issues with driving-related frustration? The new Mercedes-Benz and Garim collaboration smartwatch will feedback agitation-related data like heart rate and stress levels to your car, which will then automatically adjust the environment to calm you down.
Air conditioning, seats, lighting and music will all be tuned to soothe road rage, while new, stress-free routes will be calculated on your car’s navigation system to ensure a smooth ride. The watch is by all means an add-on to the new Mercedes 2020 CLA Coupe, although no word has been put out if it’ll be compatible with other vehicles yet. The watch is expected to launch in March 2019.