A good watch doesn’t just display the time of day—it can elevate your outfit and make you feel good. Smartwatches can do even more, from tracking workouts and measuring heart rate to offering up notifications and access to voice assistants. While you’re wearing a connected watch, you can leave your phone in your pocket and just check your wrist for urgent notifications. Here are the best ones we’ve tested.
Looking for a fitness tracker instead? We’ve got plenty of more workout-friendly options in our Best Fitness Trackers guide.
Updated October 2021: We’ve added the Samsung Galaxy Watch4, TicWatch E3, Fossil Hybrid Retro Pilot, and mentioned the Apple Watch Series 7 and Fossil Gen 6.
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