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The new Garmin Quatix 7 watches are designed to connect to compatible marine gear, monitor the environment you are sailing in, and track the specifics of your body for weeks at a time.
Withings' latest ScanWatch looks like a classy, standard watch, but hidden inside are medical-grade sensors that track your internal health status. If you want a modern fitness tracker experience in a classic watch then the ScanWatch is definitely something to consider.
The Apple Watch and the Galaxy Watch are the most popular smartwatches, but Motorola just revealed a competitive option at an affordable price.
I've never considered Garmin's GPS sports watches as smartwatches, but with the addition of phone call support and hands-free voice assistants the Venu 2 Plus could be considered a smartwatch. These new features and the capability of the Garmin ecosystem make the Venu 2 Plus an extremely compelling wearable to kick off 2022.
Nomad Sport band for Apple Watch 7 review: Optimal ventilation, light weight, and high quality materials
The newest version of Nomad's Sport band offers more than Apple's minimalist Sport band with optimized ventilation openings, secure pin and tuck clasp, and attractive colors.
Last year's Grit X launched with a focus on outdoor adventures, including trails and hills. The Grit X Pro includes those functions, but adds in much of what is found in the Vantage V2 so you end up with one of the best watches ever from Polar.
Coros is known for actively supporting its GPS sports watches for years through firmware updates that improve performance and also add significant features. This latest May update applies to four watch models and the Coros smartphone app.
Some people enjoy wearing standard watches and can even be found with a regular watch on one wrist and a fitness tracker on the other. The Garmin Vivomove Sport hybrid watch offers the best of both and provides more health functions than you might think at first glance.
The Venu 2 Plus is the first Garmin watch to offer support for phone calls from the wrist, while the Vivomove Sport is an entry-level hybrid watch that delivers powerful functions.