Top Wearable Tech for 2020

Top Wearable Tech for 2020

1.) Apple Watch Series 3: 

Apple watch series 3
Apple watch series 3

Where to buy: 

VIEW ON GEARBEST: $553.10   VIEW ON JUMIA NIGERIA: ₦ 138,000  *Price at the time of review. 

Last updated on September 18, 2020 5:03 pm
 Apple Watch Series 3
Pros Cons
Improved exercise tracking Cellular connectivity problems
Faster processor Battery drains faster during calls or GPS workout
Added new features on WatchOS 4 No LTE roaming
Decent battery life when not using for calls or GPS workout Siri doesn’t always work
Clear display Not much difference over last year’s model
Apple Pay No LTE roaming
  Price for LTE support is high

 

2.) Fitbit Versa Smartwatch

Where to buy: 

VIEW ON AMAZON  VIEW ON JUMIA NIGERIA: ₦ 128,000  *Price at the time of review. 

Last updated on September 18, 2020 5:03 pm
Fitbit Versa
Pros Cons
Great Battery life can last up to 4 days Thick bezel
Takes 1 hour to charge First setup takes time
Sleek design with lots of style options.  
Music can be stored on device  
Tracks a lot of activities – swimming, running, biking, intervals  
Accurate fitness tracking  
Guided workouts with Fitbit Coach.  

3.) Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro

Gear Fit2 Pro
Gear Fit2 Pro

Where to buy: 

VIEW ON AMAZON  *Price at the time of review. 

Key Features

  • Tizen OS.
  • Works with Android and iOS.
  • 4GB storage.
  • Built-in GPS.
  • Heart rate monitor.
  • Touchscreen enabled.
  • 1.5-inch curved Super AMOLED display.
  • Dual Core CPU.
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro
Pros Cons
Good screen resolution Below-average battery life
Compatible with Android and iOS At first, setup takes time
Sleek design with lots of style options  

 

4.) Amazfit Bip Smartwatch

Amazfit Bip Smartwatch
Amazfit Bip Smartwatch

Where to buy: 

VIEW ON AMAZON  VIEW ON JUMIA NIGERIA: ₦ 29,867 *Price at the time of review. 

Key Features

  • Receive notifications for incoming calls, messages and other apps.
  • 30+ days of battery on a single charge.
  • Comfortable to wear any time of the day.
  • Multisport tracking enabled.
  • Always-On display enabled.
  • GPS enabled.
  • Sleep tracking.
  • Heart rate monitor.
Amazfit Bip
Pros Cons
Good screen resolution Can’t be used as a music player controller
Long Battery Life You cannot type on Amazfit Bip screen, incoming messages can only be read.
Always-On display You cannot talk directly to the phone on an ongoing call.
Affordable Price  You cannot watch a video nor listening music using Amazfit Bip.
Water and dust resistant (IP68)  
Complete sensor monitoring: Air pressure sensor (barometer), Geomagnetic sensor (compass) and GPS + GLONASS sensors  
Notifications for calls, messages, emails, and other apps on the always-on color touch display  

 

5.) Huawei Watch 2

Huawei Watch 2 LTE
Huawei Watch 2 LTE

Where to buy: 

VIEW ON AMAZON  VIEW ON GEARBEST: $269.99   VIEW ON JUMIA NIGERIA: ₦ 239,279 *Price at the time of review. 

Key Features

  • Android Wear 2.0
  • GPS, heart rate monitor
  • 420mAh battery
  • High power-saving mode
  • Real-time workout guidance
  • 1.2-inch 390 x 390 AMOLED display
  • Supports NFC and Android Pay
  • IP68 rating
Huawei Watch 2
Pros Cons
Android Wear 2.0 Thick bezels
Comfortable and lightweight design No rotating crown
Supports NFC and Android Pay Small display

 

6.) Apple Watch 4

Apple Watch 4
Apple Watch 4

Where to buy: 

VIEW ON AMAZON  VIEW ON JUMIA NIGERIA: ₦ 128,000  *Price at the time of review. 

Key Features

  • Bluetooth 5
  • Gyro
  • S4 chip
  • Ability to answer FaceTime calls, chat with Siri, make phone calls.
  • IP68 rating
  • ECG functionality
Apple Watch 4
Pros Cons
Louder speaker Expensive
Lightweight design  
Larger display  
ECG functionality 

Electrocardiography (ECG or EKG) is the process of recording the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time using electrodes placed over the skin.
 

 

 

 

 

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