Top 10 Best Smartwatches – June 2020

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Smartwatches can do a great many things these days compared to the devices from more than five years ago, and with so many options out there now finding the best ones to consider is a little more challenging than before.

We've put together a list of the top 10 best smartwatches that are worth your time so there's less work for you to do.

While not every smartwatch can be on this list and some consumers may not find one that works for them, these are still some of the best smartwatches on the market for various reasons.

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If you're looking for a new smartwatch, consider any of the ones in the list below as they might be perfect for you.

Top 10 Best Smartwatches June 2020 – Summary

Below you'll find a short summary on the list of top 10 best smartwatches we've picked for June of 2020.

As there's still plenty of time to reach all those fitness goals. The summary includes the cost of each tracker, and where to buy if you're short on time.

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Below the summary you'll find a slightly longer description of each item along with the where to buy links.

 

Smartwatch cost Where to buy
Samsung Galaxy Watch From $259 Amazon
TicWatch Pro 2020 $260 Amazon
Amazfit GTS $182.22 Amazon
Huawei Watch GT2 $229.72 Amazon
Movado Connect 2.0 From $550 Amazon
Fossil Sport $150 Amazon
Garmin Fenix 6 Series From $449.99 Amazon
Skagen Falster 3 $295 Amazon
Fitbit Versa 2 $199.95 Amazon
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 $279 Amazon

Top 10 Best Smartwatches June 2020 – List

Here we'll discuss a little bit more detail about each watch in the list, and showcase any trailers for them if applicable.

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We'll also have buy links below the information about each watch so you have quick access to where you can pick them up if you're looking to buy.

Best Smartwatch for non-Wear OS users

Samsung Galaxy Watch

  • Price: From $259
  • Where to buy: Amazon

When it comes to smartwatches you can't discount Samsung, as it makes some of the best smartwatches and the Galaxy Watch is a pretty good show of that.

The Galaxy Watch is getting a little long in the tooth now but it's still a fantastic smartwatch option if you want something capable with loads of features. Plus it comes in both LTE and non-LTE models.

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It doesn't use Google Assistant like the Wear OS watches, but it does perform really well thanks smooth-running software.

The Galaxy Watch comes with Samsung Pay support too, which works at more places than Google Pay thanks to the technology, and it supports easily swappable watch straps and bands. It comes in two sizes as well. 42mm and 46mm.

Even for a smartwatch that's almost two years old, the Galaxy Watch still surpasses much of the competition.

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The best smartwatch for military-grade durability

TicWatch Pro 2020

  • Price: $260
  • Where to buy: Amazon

The original TicWatch Pro was already one of the best smartwatches and then Mobvoi went and made it even better. The TicWatch Pro 2020 is an updated model of the original.

It now comes with military-grade durability, helping it stand up to everyday life with ease. It also now comes with 1GB of RAM so it runs a lot smoother than the last model. Which is a huge improvement as one of the main issues with a lot of Wear OS watches is the performance.

Another really awesome feature of the TicWatch Pro 2020 is the dual-display technology. This allows you to get anywhere from two days to thirty days of battery life. And on a single charge no less.

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Battery life can be another downfall of some Wear OS watches, so it's pretty important that the TicWatch Pro 2020 has the capability to last for quite a while.

The best smartwatch for users on a budget

Amazfit GTS

  • Price: $182.22
  • Where to buy: Amazon

You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars to get one of the best smartwatches out there. The Amazfit GTS is a great smartwatch with loads of features and it only costs $130. Which is less than some fitness trackers.

This also doesn't run Wear OS or Tizen, and it comes with a surprisingly long battery life of up to 14 days. Now keep in mind that battery life will certainly vary by user depending on how you use the watch, as using the GPS continuously can bring the battery life way down. But no matter what you should get a solid week out of it without the GPS. Or close to it give or take a day.

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When it comes to features, the Amazfit GTS packs in standard things like smartphone notifications, fitness tracking for running, walking, cycling, and more, and it has a 5ATM water resistant rating so you don't have to worry about it getting wet.

There are also multiple color options and strap choices to fit your personal style.

The best smartwatch for battery life with GPS on

Huawei Watch GT2

  • Price: $229.72
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Huawei may not be selling its products in the US officially but that doesn't mean that you can't get a hold of them. And that's a good thing because devices like the Huawei Watch GT2 are an excellent option, as its one of the best smartwatches on the market.

The Huawei Watch GT2 has plenty of neat features, but its best one is the battery life. It can run for up to two weeks if you need it to. Though that will require not using certain features.

Even with using power-hungry features like the GPS though, it should still last for 4-6 days. Which is really pretty good where many would last half that time or less.

Other than battery life the Huawei Watch GT2 is stylish, has more than a couple of design option based on your preferences, offers offline music playback thanks to the onboard storage, and it has a beautiful AMOLED display.

It comes with 15 workout modes too. So whatever your choice for exercise, the watch should be able to track it accurately. If you're looking for a really great watch that isn't running Wear OS and doesn't cost a fortune, this is it.

The best smartwatch for luxury watch fans

Movado Connect 2.0

  • Price: From $550
  • Where to buy: Amazon

There are a few different luxury smartwatches out there, but the Movado Connect 2.0 is the best one and one of the best smartwatches on the market.

Why is it the best out of other luxury options? Well, for one it costs less. Something like the TAG Heuer Connected (the most recent one) runs upwards of $2,000. For a smartwatch. The Movado Connect 2.0 however starts at $550. And while it can go up in price from there to as much as $800, the base model is much more attainable than something like the TAG Heuer Connected.

And that price point paves the way for the rest of the awesome features of this watch to really shine, to help the watch outpace other more expensive options. It has a stunning and simplistic look to it. So it's not overbearing or garish.

The defining features of the Movado Connect 2.0 though are the Terradot at the 12 o' clock position which is part of the watch brand's style, and the movement smart module. Like any Wear OS watch it has Google Assistant, Google Pay support, water resistance, and integration with plenty of Android apps.

If you want to stick with Wear OS and want a luxury option but want to keep it under $1,000, the Movado Connect 2.0 is all you need.

The best sporty Wear OS smartwatch for users on a budget

Fossil Sport

  • Price: $150
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Fossil is a well-known brand for watches and many other types of goods. Including clothing and a lot of other leather products like belts, bags and more.

Watches are still its most well-known product though. They're quality but don't cost a ton, and the same can be said for Fossil's smartwatches. The Fossil Sport is one of the company's most recent offerings and is one of the best smartwatches out there.

Especially for those that want something running Wear OS that carries a sporty look and is fairly affordable. The Fossil Sport will run you about the same price as the Amazfit GTS, which already makes this a great deal.

To put the cherry on top it runs Wear OS. So it'll have more features than the Amazfit GTS without costing more. The Fossil Sport comes in two different sizes, multiple color choices to suit your preference for style, swappable straps, Google Pay support, Google Assistant and a whole lot of other features.

You might also love the fact that it has built-in GPS so you can stay untethered to your phone while out on a run. Should you want to leave it at home in the first place.

The best smartwatch for outdoor adventurers

Garmin Fenix 6 Series

  • Price: From $449.99
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Smartwatches come in a few different forms and the Fenix 6 series from Garmin is the best form for any outdoorsy type that wants a smartwatch that offers loads of multisport features.

Now, this isn't an inexpensive smartwatch. On the contrary it's rather expensive. And the price can get pretty high up there depending on the model you choose. Such as the Fenix 6 Pro Solar.

But the base model starts at around $588, and offers smartphone notifications, a heart rate sensor for tracking your heart rate, built-in GPS (with GPS being Garmin's specialty), a Pulse Ox sensor, and a rugged design to make sure it lasts throughout all of your insane excursions.

With all the features, you'd think that battery life would be an issue. But it's not. It has multiple modes depending on how you want to use it. In smartwatch mode for example it can last up to 14 days. It can last even longer in expedition GPS activity mode with a battery life of up to 28 days.

If you want continuous GPS you're looking at about 36 hours. So maybe a day and a half. But let's say you want to save battery life because you know you'll be gone a while. Battery saver mode can help the watch last for up to 48 days.

Granted you will lose some of the smarter features, but the point is longevity here. Garmin even built in safety and tracking features that can alert people to your position. If you engage in multisport and are outdoors often, you may want to consider this over anything else.

The best smartwatch for most Wear OS users

Skagen Falster 3

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  • Price: $295
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Skagen announced the Falster 3 back in January of 2020 and while it hasn't changed a whole lot from the Falster 2 in the design department, it does have updated hardware.

It's using the Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform, 1GB of RAM, and double the internal storage of the Falster 2 at 8GB.

Like the Falster 2, it also comes in multiple style options with various colors for the straps, different strap material options, and even different colors for the watch case. It's swim proof, uses the latest version of Wear SO, comes with Google Pay support, Google Assistant, and support for loads of apps.

It comes with heart tracking as well, and there are now speakers on the watch for audible alerts and talking to Google Assistant.

The best smartwatch for fitness enthusiasts

Fitbit Versa 2

  • Price: $199.95
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Fitbit's Versa 2 is one of the company's best wearables to date. It's not too much more than the company's fitness trackers, which are also top-notch, but the Versa 2 has loads more features.

It has the big touchscreen that lets you interact with everything. It also has heart rate tracking, built-in GPS, Fitbit Pay support, and even integration with Spotify so you can easily access and control your playlists.

Of course it also comes with multiple style options that includes different colored straps and watch cases. It doesn't have Google Assistant but it does have Alexa, which is really the next best thing. And in quite a few cases it might even be a better option.

The best smartwatch overall

Galaxy Watch Active 2

  • Price: $279
  • Where to buy: Amazon

Every smartwatch on this list is great for a number of reasons, but the best smartwatch overall is definitely the Galaxy Watch Active 2.

It has a sleek understated design with stylish design options including multiple colors, different straps, and a nice metal body with buttons that don't protrude out too much.

When it comes to functionality the Galaxy Watch Active 2 has advanced sleep tracking features to help you get a better night's rest, which is important for taking on the following day.

It automatically tracks various types of workouts shortly after you start doing them. So you won't usually have to worry about starting them manually. If you're going for a walk, just start going for a walk and it'll detect it.

The same goes for runs, cycling and and a variety of other workout types. It also supports Samsung Pay, heart rate tracking, built-in GPS, deep Spotify integration, and a whole lot more.

There's an LTE model too. Though that one will cost a bit more than the standard model. If you're looking for the best all-around smartwatch, definitely consider this one.