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Best Smartwatch for Texting 2020 – Buyer’s Guide

If you’re a busy bee who’s always getting texts, it might be a lot easier to deal with them if you get a smartwatch that you can text on.

This is especially true if your texts include important, work-related ones. If you’re looking for a way to quickly view, respond, and always stay connected, you’re going to enjoy this list I’ve made of the best smartwatches for texting.

Our Top Picks:

Smartwatch Display Size GPS
Samsung Gear Sport 1.2 inches Available
Apple Watch Series 3 1.3 inches Available
Mobvoi Ticwatch Pro 4G/LTE 1.4 inches Available
Michael Kors Access Sofie 1.19 inches Available
Fossil Gen 5 1.28 inches Available
Garmin Vivoactive 3 1.2 inches Available
Fitbit Versa 2 1.34 inches Phone-Connected

The 7 Best Smartwatches for Texting 2020

Without any further ado, here are the best smartwatches for texting that you can get today.

1. Samsung Gear Sport – Best Budget Android Smartwatch for Texting

Samsung Gear Sport

The Gear Sport may not look as stylish as other options on the list, I have to admit, but its uses are numerous, and it’s pretty convenient overall.

Upon receiving a message, the Gear Sport enables you to respond in three different ways.

Firstly, you could do it through an accurate voice control command without interacting with the screen at all. Thanks to the built-in microphone, you can use your Gear Sport to make phone calls if you have an active Wi-Fi connection.

Secondly, you could do it using the “Smart Suggestion” feature that displays a list of suitable replies and allows you to choose one with a simple touch.

Finally, you could use the keypad in the watch and type out your text reply. Each of the three options is quite easy to use and can be toggled by turning the dial.

I would have liked it a lot better, however, if the Sport had a stronger build quality. The dial just seems to move or loosen when you shake your wrist, and this results in malfunctioning.

In terms of fitness tracking, it’s quite impressive. It has a calorie-burning count, step count, and a heart rate monitor that all combine to show you information about how active you are and how healthy. Moreover, it has GPS tracking and is water-resistant up to 165 feet, so you can take it swimming or hop in the shower without having to take it off.

Not only that, but it also has performance measurement underwater, including strokes, splashes, and calories burned. However, this one isn’t the most accurate.

Finally, it does have onboard music, though, which is a huge plus as you can always feel connected throughout your day.

Pros:

  • Offers up to three ways to reply to a text
  • Ample fitness tracking features
  • Accurate GPS
  • Water-resistant up to 5 ATM

Cons:

  • The build isn’t the strongest
  • Underwater tracking is inaccurate

Bottom Line

You can’t say a smartwatch for texting without mentioning the Gear Sport. Besides delivering many great features, it gives you three different ways to respond to a text, depending on your situation. That’s why it got to be on the top of our list.

2. Apple Watch Series 3 – Best iPhone-compatible Smartwatch for Texting

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple keeps a consistent design with its watches, and I have to say that it doesn’t really need any change as the design is quite refined.

I could have suggested the Series 5, but I think that it’s a little too overpriced for a texting watch.

The Series 3 comes with four methods through which you can reply to a text. Firstly, you can record a voice note using the watch’s microphone to record the command, and the voice control automatically converts it to text.

Secondly, you can use the emoji feature that prompts you to send a GIF to express your reply. Thirdly, you can select a reply from a preset list that includes commands like “No Problem” or “In a short meeting, call you later.”

Finally, you can use the scribble feature. This one is pretty unique; it allows you to draw the alphabet with your hand on the screen and takes little to no time to convert it into textual letters. Although some characters might not easily be picked up by the system such as the number 1 and the letter “e.”

The Apple Watch Series 3 is quite reliable, but sometimes it faces some connectivity issues or malfunctioned buttons.

As for fitness-tracking features, the Series 3 has some great ones, including a pedometer, highly accurate heart rate sensor, and a calorie burn counter. It also has a three-ring display that encourages you to finish your three daily goals of standing, walking, and exercising, besides alerting you if you’re lagging behind any.

Furthermore, the modern GPS is very accurate and proves its helpfulness for cyclists, especially. It delivers perfect tracking throughout your runs, cycling, or even driving.

Pros:

  • Great graphics with a 272 x 340-pixel resolution
  • Unique scribble feature for a text message watch
  • Good fitness tracking features
  • Accurate and up-to-date GPS
  • Waterproof to up to 5 ATM

Cons:

  • Long wait time for music streaming
  • Siri may not function properly

Bottom Line

With a vibrant touch screen, wrist rotation gesture, a battery that lasts around two days, 165-feet waterproofing, and four different ways to respond to a text message, the Apple Watch Series 3 is the best smartwatch for texting you can get if you’re going to pair it with an iPhone.

3. Mobvoi Ticwatch Pro 4G/LTE

Mobvoi Ticwatch Pro 4G/LTE

The Ticwatch Pro definitely gives you great value for the price. Although it doesn’t have extensive replying tools like the previous two options, it does have a built-in mic that enables you to do voice dictations as well as make calls. 

Unlike other options, the voice calls aren’t limited to apps as you can conduct a phone call the way you do through your smartphone, thanks to the LTE capability.

You can easily text on the Ticwatch Pro’s 400 x 400-pixel, 1.4″ OLED display. This display is also paired with an LCD screen to display your stats and info in the clearest way possible.

Moreover, you can use your smartwatch in Smart Mode or Essential Mode, according to what you want out of it and whether you want to extend battery life. In the former, it lasts around two days. On the latter, however, it can last up to five days.

Running on Snapdragon 2100 processor, the battery performance is definitely a plus.

Moreover, it has a premium design, a heart rate sensor, accurate GPS tracking, NFC to allow you to use Google Pay, and much more.

Pros:

  • Innovative screen technology
  • Built-in microphone
  • High-quality design
  • Essential Mode extends battery life considerably

Cons:

  • Limited apps
  • Smart Mode consumes battery rapidly

Bottom Line

There’s a lot of innovation going on with the Ticwatch Pro, and that’s why it makes it up the list. I particularly enjoyed its dual-screen technology that enables it to give you the best of both the world of a traditional watch and the benefits of a high-end Wear OS device at a reasonable price.

4. Michael Kors Access Sofie – Best Smartwatch for Texting for Women

Michael Kors Access Sofie

The Michael Kors Access Sofie’s sophisticated design is super appealing. The extra buckle allows you to use interchangeable straps, all of which look great.

On its 1.19-inch display, you’ll get all your smartphone notifications and be able to reply to text messages.

You can use the built-in microphone to make calls as the Access Sofie is a smartwatch that can text and call.

However, you shouldn’t be expecting much else from it. Its fitness tracking isn’t the most effective or extensive, despite having various activity-tracking features and custom goal tracking.

You’ll also have to take it off during showers as its water-resistance is limited to 1 ATM or around 33 feet.

The music control capability is a nice touch, by all means. However, its 24-hour battery life seems a little short-lived when you consider the features that it has to offer.

Pros:

  • Fashionable look
  • Built-in microphone
  • Customizable watch faces
  • Easily interchangeable straps
  • Elegant design

Cons:

  • A little pricey
  • Short battery life
  • Limited fitness features

Bottom Line

The Michael Kors Access Sofie evidently has a feminine design with stellar looks and adequate performance. Although it doesn’t pack many features, it enables you to text back easily. Thanks to its built-in mic, you can do voice dictations or conduct calls.

5. Fossil Gen 5 – Best Smartwatch for Texting for Men

 Fossil Gen 5

The Fossil Gen 5 is one of the best Wear OS smartwatches currently on the market. Admittedly, it’s a little pricey, but the advanced technology it packs definitely makes it worth the money.

It comes with a 416 x 416-pixel, 1.28″ AMOLED screen that displays your stats clearly and makes interactions with notifications and responding to texts very engaging.

There’s a sunlight boost option that gives you enhanced visibility over the contents of the watch, especially in direct sunlight.

Moreover, the Gen 5 performs amazingly with an accurate heart sensor and GPS tracking that monitors your walks or runs.

It would have been much better if it wasn’t limited to an IP68 rating that makes it only dust-resistant. You can’t immerse it in water deeper than 5 feet.

Like the Ticwatch Pro, it runs on a Snapdragon processor, but this one’s the more advanced 3100 update. It manages battery life in a way that gives you continuous operation for two days or a day of heavy use.

The detachable straps enable you to customize the watch according to your personal style.

Pros:

  • Sharp and stylish look
  • Premium stainless steel frame
  • Fast performance
  • Sunlight boost makes it more convenient
  • Built-in speakers

Cons:

  • The battery system is a little complex
  • Battery life isn’t the best

Bottom Line

Although the Fossil Gen 5 isn’t very cheap, its amazing design, durability, and performance make it worth the money. Its high-quality display also makes texting through it a breeze.

6. Garmin Vivoactive 3 – Best Fitness Smartwatch for Texting

Garmin Vivoactive 3

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a very lightweight smartwatch that packs lots of heavy features. Although the Vivoactive 4 is more advanced, its price tag is too hefty for a texting smartwatch.

You can easily text through its round face design and a 1.2-inch display that’s easy to read even in direct sunlight. However, its resolution is a little subpar relative to the price and size of the watch.

You can navigate using the touchscreen and side button and access menus and different apps. Moreover, you can set alarms, change watch settings, view different stats, check the weather, or view recent notifications.

In general, its performance is quite smooth, except for some lag in the interface every now and then. To get the best out of your Garmin Vivoactive 3, you should pair it with the companion Garmin Connect app, available for both iOS and Android. From there, you can sync all your workout data as well as install new watch faces.

The best thing about this watch is its extremely long battery life that can last up to seven days on a single charge –heaven compared to the 18-hour battery life of Apple watches.

Pros:

  • Long battery life
  • Accurate distance tracking
  • Good GPS and heart rate monitor
  • Easy to read display

Cons:

  • Inaccurate sleep tracking
  • No music storage onboard
  • Garmin Pay isn’t commonly available

Bottom Line

If you want a fully-fledged fitness smartwatch besides the ease of texting through it, the Vivoactive 3 is an amazing candidate. It comes with smart notifications, all-day heart rate tracking, and GPS –all in a lightweight package.

7. Fitbit Versa 2 – Best Smartwatch for Texting for Android

Fitbit Versa 2

The Fitbit Versa 2 seems like a more affordable alternative to the Ionic and only lacks the built-in GPS feature. On the other hand, it does have an always-on display and Amazon Alexa.

In terms of replies, the Versa 2 allows you to make voice replies besides the quick replies feature that enables you to send fast responses through your watch. However, this feature is only available if you pair your device with an Android smartphone.

Besides the replying capabilities, this watch comes with plenty of activity-tracking features, including step-counting, calories burned, floors climbed, a heart rate monitor, Multisport tracking besides the SmartTrack feature.

Additionally, it comes with sleep tracking capabilities measuring the duration and quality of your sleep by indicating the amount of time you spent in each stage, and finally showing you a sleep score.

It also has swim-tracking features as it’s water-resistant up to 50 meters.

On top of that, the Versa 2 comes with onboard music storage as well as an NFC chip that gives you the ability to make online payments.

Pros:

  • Great always-on AMOLED display
  • 5-day battery life
  • Sleep tracking with smart wake
  • Affordable price

Cons:

  • No built-in GPS
  • Fitbit OS is a little hard to adapt for some users

Bottom Line

If you’re not concerned with an LTE version or Google Assistant, then you should opt for the Versa 2 (over the Versa or Ionic) and enjoy its numerous features at an affordable price.

How to Pick a Smartwatch for Texting

When you buy a smartwatch with mainly texting in mind, you won’t have to worry about a bunch of things. Your main concerns should be the size of the display, how responsive it is, and the general smoothness of operation of the watch.

1. Device Compatibility

Compatibility is, naturally, the first thing that you want to consider when buying a smartwatch. Although many Android Wear updates add support for iOS, they’re still quite Android-centric. On the other hand, Apple Watches almost don’t work with Android phones. Some smartwatches are neutral and use other operating systems.

Fitbit devices, for example, pair well with both Android and iOS phones. However, in the particular aspect of texting, they give Android phones an advantage where they allow a “Quick Replies” feature that enables you to respond in the fastest ways to text messages.

2. Display

You should definitely consider the size of your display as it will dictate how easy it is to type out your text when you want to send one. Around 1.2 or 1.3 inches is a good enough size, and of course, anything larger.

Also, display resolution makes a bit of a difference as the higher the quality is, the clearer the texts will be, and consequently, the easier the texting.

3. Fitness

Just because your main focus is texting doesn’t mean you shouldn’t also look for some of the added benefits that come with smartwatches, namely fitness-tracking.

Some smartwatches give you only basic tracking as step=tracking and calories burned. On the other hand, some watches have multiple activity tracking and built-in GPS that enables you to track runs without needing a companion device. 

Moreover, a built-in heart rate sensor goes a long way in terms of showing you stats regarding your overall health.

4. Battery Life

Whatever you buy your smartwatch for, the last thing you want to do is have to charge it so often that you don’t get to wear it.

Most smartwatches nowadays will give you a day or two of continuous operation on a single charge. But you could go for options that last four and five days like the Versa 2.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can You Text on an Android Smartwatch?

Not all Android Smartwatches allow you to write texts, but the ones listed above all do as well as some other options on the market like the rest of the Apple Watches, Samsung Gear S3, other Fitbit devices like the Ionic, and the Samsung Galaxy Watch.

Which Smartwatches Allow You to Answer Calls?

This feature is a little harder to find as few options come with built-in speakers. These include –but not limited to- the Michael Kors Access Sofie.

Can You Text from a Fitbit?

The Fitbit devices that do have texting and a Quick Replies feature allow you to text through them. However, this particular feature is only available if you pair the Fitbit device with an Android smartphone, not one that runs on iOS.

Final Thoughts

Without a doubt, all the options I’ve listed are the best smartwatches for texting you’ll find on the market. However, that doesn’t mean that some of them won’t give you more advantages than others.

For example, the Gear Sport doubles as a fitness tracker, it has built-in GPS and many great features at a very affordable price. It also allows you to respond to your texts in three different ways, according to which you find more convenient.

However, if you have an iPhone, you might want to go for the Apple Watch Series 3 for the higher compatibility and its superior four-method replying capability.

If you want to leave your phone behind completely, you can go for the LTE version of the Ticwatch Pro.

And finally, if you want to conduct phone calls using your smartwatch, you should opt for the Michael Kors Access Sofie.

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Best Smartwatch for Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus – Buyer’s Guide

Best Smartwatches for Samsung S10 and S10 Plus

A good smartwatch would be an excellent asset to your Samsung Galaxy S10 or S10 Plus.

Unlike what many people think, a smartwatch isn’t just a useless fancy gadget. 

Smartwatches are packed with features that can make things easier for you and help you keep your fitness and health on track.

If you’re looking for the best smartwatch for Samsung S10 and S10 Plus, check out our favorites list.

The 7 Best Smartwatches for Samsung S10 in 2020

1. Samsung Galaxy Active 2 

Samsung Galaxy Active 2

As the name implies, the Samsung Galaxy Active 2 is a fitness-oriented smartwatch. It’s compact and lightweight so you can wear it comfortably during your workouts. The design is stylish yet very practical. 

The Active 2 features a sharp AMOLED touchscreen display with beautiful colors and a high contrast ratio.

Moreover, the smartwatch has a wide variety of fitness features, including automatic workout-tracking, sleep tracking, water, and food and caffeine consumption tracking, and GPS.

Additionally, the running coach feature tells you what to expect from your workout before you begin. 

Checking your notifications on the Galaxy Active 2 is quite convenient. You can reply with your voice or use the on-screen keyboard. You can also select one of the quick replies when in a tight situation.

Just like all of the Korean manufacturer’s smartwatches, the Galaxy Active 2 is powered by Tizen OS. 

Unlike Google’s Wear OS, Tizen OS lags less and doesn’t consume much power. 

However, you’ll have to sacrifice a little when it comes to the number of available apps. It’s a good choice if you like Samsung’s ecosystem.

The battery will last you 2-3 days on a single charge depending on your usage patterns, which is pretty good compared to other smartwatches. The Smartwatch is also dust and water-resistant for extra durability.

Pros:

  • Casual and stylish design
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Great notifications handling
  • Fast and smooth
  • Sharp and vivid display with a high contrast ratio
  • Good battery life
  • GPS and NFC support
  • Dust and water-resistant

Cons:

  • Limited number of third-party apps

Final Verdict

While the Samsung Galaxy Active 2 lacks a wide selection of apps, it’s still one of our favorite smartwatches for Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus. We love the sleek design and fitness features.

2. Samsung Galaxy Watch 

Samsung Galaxy Watch

The Samsung Galaxy Watch is one of the few smartwatches out there that look pretty much the same as regular watches, making it a great choice for traditionalists. 

You won’t even notice that there’s a 1.3″ AMOLED screen until you actually hold the watch and play around with it. The screen is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ for extra protection against accidental drops.

Moreover, the smartwatch is equipped with the rotating bezel that makes it easier for you to interact with the device’s UI.

As you’d expect, the Samsung Galaxy Watch it loaded with all the fitness and health features you need, including a heart rate monitor, sleep tracker and GPS tracking. 

Moreover, the smartwatch has meditation and breathing exercises. You also get an accelerometer, a barometer, and a gyro sensor.

The Galaxy Watch has an outstanding battery life that lasts up to four days. Additionally, the smartwatch is dust and water-resistant.

The Galaxy Watch runs on Tizen OS, which is a good and bad thing at the same time. While you’ll have a limited choice of apps, you get a smoother and better-looking UI than with Google’s Wear OS.

Pros:

  • Sleek design
  • Good battery life
  • Dust and water-resistant
  • User-friendly interface
  • Fast and smooth performance

Cons:

  • Limited number of apps

Final Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy Watch does its best at looking like a luxury non-techy watch while also providing you with everything you need in a smartwatch. Not to mention that the battery life is excellent.

3. Fossil Gen 5 

Fossil Gen 5

Fossil is a well-established watchmaker that’s known for high-quality watches since 1984. With the emergence of smartwatches, Fossil entered the market with an impressive lineup of tech-enabled watches, like the Fossil Gen 5.

For starters, the Fossil Gen 5 has a stunning design, which is no surprise considering how elegant Fossil watches usually look. 

It features a sharp 328ppi AMOLED touchscreen display with deep black levels and rich colors. 

Furthermore, it’s got a heart rate monitor and a step tracker. The Cardiogram app lets you check for sleep apnea, diabetes, hypertension, and atrial fibrillation. There’s also a built-in GPS and NFC.

Depending on how you use the smartwatch, the battery should last anywhere from 24 to 48 hours. It’s not the best we’ve seen but acceptable. Moreover, the smartwatch is dust and water-resistant.

The Fossil Gen runs on Google’s Wear OS, meaning that you have a wide variety of apps available for download. The UI is a bit laggy but definitely better than many other smartwatches running Wear OS.

Pros:

  • Beautiful design
  • Useful pre-installed apps
  • Dust and water-resistant
  • Sharp display
  • Affordable

Cons:

  • Somewhat laggy
  • Not the best battery life out there
  • Heavy

Final Verdict

Overall, the Fossil Gen 5 is a good budget smartwatch for your Galaxy S10. Fossil fans would surely love this one.

4. Samsung Gear S3 

Samsung Gear S3

The Samsung Gear S3 features a beautiful classic design that complements your outfits. You can even wear it with a suit.

The Gear S3 sports a 1.3″ one-cell touch AMOLED screen that lets you make calls using the built-in speakers, microphone, and Bluetooth.

You also get the trademark rotating bezel that Samsung uses on most of its smartwatches. It gives you another way to access apps and notifications without having to use touch controls.

Don’t let the classic look decisive you. The Gear S3 is still a highly functional smartwatch with a ton of tricks. 

If you want to keep your health on track, the Gear S3 packs a set of fitness and wellbeing features, including a heart rate monitor, step counter, dynamic workout tracking, and GPS.

Furthermore, the Gear S3 is dust and water-resistant. The battery can last up to 3 days which is acceptable but not the best we’ve seen.

Pros:

  • Built-in GPS for easy navigation
  • AMOLED display with high contrast
  • Stylish Design
  • Dust and water-resistant
  • Built-in compass, barometer, heart rate monitor, and altimeter

Cons:

  • Somewhat expensive
  • Subpar battery life
  • Limited number of apps

Final Verdict

If you’re looking for a good-looking smartwatch for Samsung S10 that’s also highly functional, the Samsung Gear S3 would be an excellent choice for you.

5. Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music

As the name implies, the Garmin Vivoactive 3 is made with music addicts in mind. The internal storage can hold up to 500 songs, in addition to music streaming.

The design is simple yet beautiful and the watch is quite comfortable to wear thanks to the silicone band. The 1.2″ LCD display isn’t that impressive, but it gets the job done.

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 has a nice set of fitness that goes well beyond the basics. In addition to step counting, stairs counting, sleep tracking, and heart rate monitoring, you also get advanced metrics like VO2 Max, fitness age, and stress.

One of the most distinctive features of the Vivoactive 3 Music is battery life. It can last up to 7 days on a single charge in smartwatch mode and 5 hours with GPS and Bluetooth enabled simultaneously. 

The watch runs on Garmin’s proprietary OS. It’s pretty smooth, but you won’t be enjoying a wide variety of third-party apps like on Google’s Wear OS.

Pros:

  • Feels comfortable on the wrist
  • Excellent battery life
  • Got advanced health and fitness features
  • Holds up to 500 songs

Cons:

  • Needs to connect to the phone to reply to messages
  • Mediocre display
  • Limited number of third-party apps

Final Verdict

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music is an excellent smartwatch for Samsung S10 if you want an alternative to Wear OS smartwatches.

6. Fitbit Versa 2

Fitbit Versa 2

Just like its predecessor, the Fitbit Versa 2 is also a budget smartwatch, with additional features like a voice assistant and improved fitness tracking.

It features a lightweight design, which makes it an excellent choice for women. The always-on AMOLED display is bright and vivid with a high contrast ratio.

Fitness tracking on the Fitbit Versa 2 is pretty awesome. You get a heart rate sensor, a step counter, and many other activity trackers.

Fitbit Pay lets you make payments conveniently via NFC. Moreover, the watch is waterproof and sweatproof.

Unfortunately, the Fitbit Versa 2 lacks GPS support which is a major letdown because you still have to carry your phone with you anywhere you go.

The battery life on the Fitbit Versa 2 is exceptionally good, lasting up to 5 days on a single charge.

The Fitbit Versa runs on Wear OS, which means you’ll enjoy a wide selection of third-party apps.

Pros:

  • Lightweight design
  • Good battery life
  • Always-on display
  • Supports NFC
  • Huge third-party app library
  • Budget-friendly
  • Waterproof

Cons:

  • Lacks native GPS support

Final Verdict

The Fitbit Versa 2 is an attractive budget smartwatch for Samsung S10 if you’re looking for a lightweight and minimalistic watch that covers the basic features and has good battery life.

7. Mobvoi TicWatch E2

Mobvoi TicWatch E2

The last one on our list is the Mobvoi TicWatch E2. The TicWatch E2 is one of the most affordable smartwatches out there. It features a minimalistic design that can appeal to a lot of people.

The 1.39″ OLED touchscreen display has vibrant colors and deep black levels.

The TicWatch E2 is IP67-certified and you can even use it to track your swimming. Moreover, you can track your heart rate and count steps and calories burned.

Battery life is 24-48 hours on a single charge, depending on how much you use the TicWatch E2. 

The smartwatch runs Google’s Wear OS. However, you still need to download the Mobvoi app to enjoy the E2’s full functionality. 

Pros:

  • Very affordable
  • Acceptable battery life
  • Swim tracking
  • Dust and water-resistant
  • Built-in heart rate monitor and GPS
  • Huge third-party app library

Cons:

  • Lacks NFC / payment solutions
  • Buggy Mobvoi app
  • Performance is subpar
  • No sleep tracking

Final Verdict

While the Mobvoi lacks in performance and features, it’s still a good budget smartwatch for Samsung S10.

How to Pick a Smartwatch for your Samsung S10/S10+?

Good smartwatch for Galaxy S10

There a few things to consider before buying a smartwatch for your Samsung S10 or S10 plus.

Design

Smartwatches come in many different sizes and shapes, ranging from sportive watches to more sophisticated classic watches.

Ask yourself whether you’ll be using the watch during exercising for the most part or want a more fashionable watch to complement your outfits.

Compatibility

It’s essential to pick a smartwatch that’s compatible with your Samsung S10.

Most smartwatches on the market run on Google’s Wear OS. The rest runs on proprietary OS operating systems, like Samsung’s Tizen OS and Garmin’s Watch OS.

The choice is a matter of personal preference. Obviously, it’d make sense to get a Samsung smartwatch that runs on Tizen since they’re made specifically for Samsung smartwatches, but the Samsung S10 is still an Android smartphone, so a Wear OS smartwatch is also a good choice.

Google’s Wear OS has the biggest third-party app library among all smartwatches operating systems, but it can be a bit laggy, especially when the smartwatch’s processor is outdated.

Samsung’s Tizen OS is user-friendly and features the unique rotating bezel that allows you to easily interact with the watch with physical controls instead of solely depending on touch controls.

Fitness Features

If you’re an exercise addict, pick a smartwatch that has the most fitness features that make it easier for you to reach your fitness goals. Look for features like activity tracking, heart rate monitoring, and sleep tracking.

Battery Life

A dead smartwatch is just a brick on your wrist. That’s why you need to pick a smartwatch with decent battery life. A full day on a single charge is the minimum.

Final Words

Now that you’ve developed an idea about the available options in the smartwatch world, it should be easier for you to pick the best smartwatch for your Samsung S10 or S10 Plus.

It all depends on your personal preference and the features that you need the most. Compatibility is also a critical factor that you must keep in mind.