The 11 Best Smartwatches To Buy In 2022

Here is a list of the best smartwatches to consider

Connected watches have become more than just a companion accessory for smartphones. Its function is no longer limited to showing smartphone notifications, messages and voice calls. With this wearable device, you can track activity, monitor sleep patterns, and listen to music.

If you are looking for a smartwatch that meets your wants and needs, you can choose from many models from different manufacturers. Are you curious to know which product model suits you best?

Best Smartwatches To Buy In 2022

1. Apple watch series 7

The Apple Watch Series 7 shares the same internal specs as the Series 6. Despite this, this latest version of the Apple Watch has been called by reviewers the best Apple Watch available today. Which is the reason?

One of them concerns the screen. The Apple Watch Series 7 comes with a larger screen. Although the dimensions do not differ much from the previous generation. The larger screen is achieved through slimmer bezels, which are just 1.7mm or 20% smaller than the Series 6.

For the first time, the Apple Watch Series 7 comes in two new sizes, namely 41mm and 45mm. It features new watch faces exclusive to the Apple Watch. Thanks to the large screen, the size of the QWERTY keyboard is also larger.

The battery life of the Apple Watch Series 7 reaches 18 hours. In addition, there is also the possibility of fast charging, you only need an hour to fully charge the device.

The features themselves are not that different from the Series 6. The reason for this is that the Series 7 comes with the same chipset. Therefore, in the device you will find the function of blood oxygen measurement, SpO2 and electrocardiogram.

Unfortunately, just like the previous series, the Apple Watch Series 7 can only be paired with an iPhone.

The Apple Watch Series 7 has not been officially launched in Indonesia. In the United States, it will be sold for a starting price of $399.

2. Apple Watch SE

Along with the launch of the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple also introduced the Apple Watch SE. However, the Apple Watch SE is a budget version of the existing Apple Watch. Of course, with a lower price, the featured features are not as complete as the standard version of Apple Watch.

Apple Watch SE comes with the same features as Apple Watch Series 6, including a built-in accelerometer, gyroscope, always-on altimeter, sleep tracking, fall detection, and handwashing detection.

Apple Watch SE with a cellular network can also be used to make emergency calls using the Emergency SOS feature.

The premium features that the Apple Watch SE lacks are always-on display capability (available on Apple Watch Series 5 and 6); ECG features (available on Apple Watch Series 4, 5 and 6); and an oximeter (found on the Apple Watch Series 6).

Like the Apple Watch Series 6, the Apple Watch SE caters to iPhone users. The difference is that this device has a cheaper price.

The Apple Watch SE costs IDR 5,199,000 for the 40mm GPS version. Meanwhile, the 44mm GPS version costs Rp 5,999,000. The GPS + Cellular version is not officially sold in Indonesia.

3. apple watch 3

Apple Watch 3 is indeed an old school series. It was first published in 2017. Despite this, it is the cheapest Apple Watch on the market. For those of you who are Apple Watch obsessed iPhone users, the Series 3 is the best alternative.

In Indonesia, you can get the Apple Watch Series 3 for Rs 3,699,000 for the 38mm version and Rs 4,199,000 for the 42mm version.

Despite being the cheapest version, the Apple Watch 3 is still packed with powerful features. Some of them include a heart rate monitor, GPS, 8 GB of internal storage and water resistance.

The missing features on the Apple Watch 3 are ECG and SpO2.

Also read: Comparison between Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 3

4. Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 can be an alternative for those who do not have an iPhone. This best smartwatch is back in Wear OS after previously shipping with Tizen.

Interestingly, the Galaxy Watch 4’s Wear OS has been tweaked to give it a Tizen-like look. Well, that means you get a variety of Wear OS compatible features and apps, along with a Tizen-like feel.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 comes with several interesting health monitoring features. One of them is blood pressure. The electrocardiogram is also present in this smart watch from Samsung.

Unfortunately, some features can only be used when you connect it to a Samsung phone. Can’t connect to iPhone either.

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 with a size of 40mm costs IDR 2,999,000.

There is also the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, which costs IDR 4,499,000 for the 42mm size and IDR 4,999,000 for the 46mm size. The LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is also available at a price of Rs 5,999,000.

5. Huawei Watch GT 3

This is Huawei’s new smartwatch in Indonesia. Huawei Watch GT 3 has a classic design that receives a lot of praise.

The Huawei Watch GT 3 is available in two size variants namely 42mm and 46mm. They both have the same features, only the size is different.

Huawei Watch GT 3 is equipped with quite comprehensive health monitoring function such as heart rate, sleep quality, stress level and menstrual cycle. There is also a function to monitor blood oxygen levels, SpO2.

The Huawei Watch GT 3 is equipped with an ARM Cortex-M processor. The available memory is 4 GB of ROM and 32 MB of RAM.

It is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 455 mAh. Its durability can reach 14 days for the 46mm variant and 7 days for the 42mm model.

The Huawei Watch GT 3 is sold at the following prices:

Huawei Watch GT 3 Classic Edition (Brown Strap): IDR 3,499,000

Huawei Watch GT 3 Active Edition (black strap): IDR 3,399,000

Best Smartwatches To Buy In 2022

6. Xiaomi Mi Watches

Who said that Xiaomi only wanted to compete in the HP world? In fact, with the launch of the Mi Watch, Xiaomi also wants to focus on the world of smart watches.

This device is round with a diameter of 1.39 inches. The AMOLED screen resolution used is 454 x 454 pixels with a screen brightness of up to 450 nits. Its weight is also low, reaching only 32 grams.

Just like other smartwatches on the market, the Xiaomi Mi Watch comes with the ability to monitor sports activities. It has the ability to record activities from 117 sports.

Also, Mi Watch can detect heart rate and blood oxygen level (SpO2). As for the guts, the Mi Watch features the Apollo 3 chipset, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, and a 420mAh battery that is said to last up to 16 days.

7.Amazfit T-Rex Pro

Do you need the best smartwatch with a robust and solid body? You can see the Amazfit T-Rex Pro. The plastic-cased smartwatch is certified to military standard 15 MIL-STD-810G. These standards range from impact resistance to resistance to extreme temperatures (-40 degrees Celsius to 70 degrees Celsius).

The Amazfit T-Rex Pro has a water resistance of up to 10 ATM, an increase of 5 ATM on the previous generation. That means this smartwatch can survive up to 100 meters in water!

The Amazfit T-Rex Pro is equipped with a 1.3-inch AMOLED screen. The screen supports the Always-On-Display function.

This device has more than 100 sports modes like running and swimming. There is also a PPG BioTracker 2 sensor. The battery itself can be used for up to 5 days.

Unfortunately, the ecosystem is very limited. It cannot be linked to third-party apps like Strava. In other words, the product can only be linked to a custom app.

You can buy the Amazfit T-Rex Pro for Rp 2,399,000.

8.Amazfit GTR 3 Pro

If you want a smartwatch with a more traditional design, you can check out the Amazfit GTR 3 Pro. It has a rounded shape and is equipped with two watch crowns to control the device.

The screen used is of the AMOLED type with a span of 1.45 inches (round). The supported resolution is 480 x 480 pixels.

Amazfit GTR 3 Pro can recognize more than 150 sports. It is also equipped with a BioTracker 3.0 PPG sensor (supports blood oxygen level detection).

You can buy the Amazfit GTR 3 Pro at a price of Rs 3,199,000.

9. Garmin Live Active 4

Garmin is famous for its GPS devices. So it’s only natural that this flagship smartwatch also comes with GPS connectivity. However, the GPS of this portable device works to track running routes and other sports practiced by the user.

VivoActive 4 offers more than 20 training modes, including yoga, running and swimming. Each mode is optimized to measure the user’s success in each sport they play.

There are several health monitoring features that you can try. One of them is body battery power monitoring. This feature monitors your body’s energy levels throughout the day. Subsequently, this function offers recommendations on the best time to sleep.

Garmin Vivoactive 4 is also equipped with the ability to calculate blood oxygen levels, stress levels, the amount of water drunk, heart rate until bedtime.

No less interesting than the VivoActive 4 is the performance of its battery, which can be used for up to eight days in smartwatch mode. However, when you turn on GPS mode, battery life drops dramatically to just 11 hours.

10. Garmin Fenix ​​6

The Garmin Fenix ​​6 was designed for those of you who love to play sports and go on adventures. This smart watch is equipped with GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite signal receiver. The combination of all three allows the Fenix ​​6 to track the user’s position and movements, even in areas where GPS performance is difficult.

This smartwatch is also compatible with various sports and is capable of providing accurate biometric readings. This way you can experience the effects of the exercise you are doing.

It also has an impressive 13 days of battery life in smartwatch mode, but if you use GPS continuously, the battery life drops to 11 hours.

In terms of design, this round-faced smartwatch comes with a sturdy stainless steel frame. The strap is quick and easy to change, making it easy for you to change the look of this watch from sporty-casual to more professional.

11 Garmin Lily

Most smartwatches are too “masculine” in design. If you are looking for the best smartwatch with a feminine shape, you can take a look at the Garmin Lily. You can see the design for yourself in the image above. Beautiful, isn’t it?

Garmin Lily is equipped with a TFT LCD screen. Unfortunately, the touch screen is colorless except for black and white. Colors shown are 16 shades of gray. Interestingly, this screen is again protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The truth is that it is resistant.

Garmin Lily also comes with a sensor called Pulse Ox. It is capable of measuring oxygen saturation in the blood during activity and sleep.

There is also a female health tracking feature that can monitor the health of women.

Developed by Garmin, Lily is of course also equipped with GPS for sports distance monitoring.

You can buy Garmin Lily for up to IDR 3,549,000.

So which of the above smartwatch options are you interested in?

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