“My $5 watch shows the same time” This line is the talk of. Gone are the days when watches were just used to show the time or even used as accessories. It that time where watches talk to you, speak out the time, pick up calls, text, check your heart rate, set your schedule, turn water into wine. Well, let’s not stretch it. But folks its true. Apart from the last godly part every bit of the activities mentioned before is now actually done by watches. But the world moves 1 day ahead if you stop for one hour and that is definitely seen in this case. By the time we mortal beings could get used to the concept of, hybrid watches have become the ‘it’ thing of today.
And today we will introduce you to the 5 best hybrid watches of 2018. Let’s see which watch displays a perfect mix of style and smartness in one.
Emporio Armani Connected
Does that name need any introduction? The name itself covers up the first part of the bargain. What is Armani if not a style statement and the definition of class. As we have the style part covered let’s talk about the smart part. A perfect blend of style and smart, this watch is a dream come true for all those stylish fitness enthusiasts out there. Now you won’t have to choose one out of the two you can wear your style and smartness on your wrist. Emporio Armani Connected smartwatch can pair and sync with your smartphone effectively and even push out discreet notifications thanks to a smart app. This wearable is the best hybrid smartwatch for someone who likes getting notifications on the go, or frequently uses fitness tracking apps. And even though it has the analog look to it this watch automatically adjusts to the correct time and is also water resistant. Now that is what we call beauty and brains with a class.
Garmin Vivomove HR
Now we know we started off pretty pricey here. But if you think that we don’t look below Armani you can’t be more wrong. The Garmin Vivomove HR has one up on Armani as it comes in the affordable range with most of the smart features and definitely the looks. Its sleek look will definitely have you swooning for it. But it doesn’t fall back on the smart feature either. On the smart features front, you get to view notifications, suss out your activity tracking data, and even have a quick look at your heart rate readings after a tiresome workout, winding swim session or a long exhaustive trek up the hill. This watch is also water resistant up to 50 meters deep that gives you the liberty to go swimming while flaunting this bad boy on your arm. If one, the only down feature to it will be its battery life which will last 2 weeks maximum and around 1 week if you use its smart features to the zenith. But looking at its price standing for all the features it provides this watch is a definite winner.
Fossil Q Accomplice Stainless Steel
Now Android is something that goes with almost every watch but iOS is a completely different ball game. But Fossil Q Accomplice is ready to play this one with great vigor. lassy, lightweight and sleek with a 40 mm stainless steel case and a beautiful strap donning a slick stainless steel finish, the Fossil Q Accomplice is quite a looker built in mind keeping the aspirations of iPhone users. This elegant wearable is endowed with all the smarts that are the hallmark of the best hybrid smartwatch. It is endowed with three buttons on the side that are used for controlling music playback, taking selfies and the usual smartwatch fare: starting the stopwatch, changing the timezone, ringing the phone or showing the date. However, activity tracking is kept to a bare minimum so fitness enthusiasts might be a little iffy about this smartwatch. Also, there is no provision for reading notifications on it although you will be intimated via a vibrating buzz and a blue LED lights up if someone is trying to message you on WhatsApp or there’s a notification on Instagram. But if your watch gives you everything what will your pricey iPhone do?
Diesel On Time
Another solid hybrid smartwatch from the Fossil group and this time it’s within the $150 price range. The Diesel On Time hybrid smartwatch has a sturdy and rough look and boasts standard connectivity features. We are talking about the usual fare such as the ability to send you notifications from a synced smartphone, automatic time-zone synchronization, and last but not the least: track your activity and sleep.
In fact, the Diesel On Time Smartwatch’s battery is replaceable after a period of up to six months. So much for so less? This feels like Christmas doesn’t it?
Kate Spade New York Monterey
Now if there is one thing all girls will agree on its, that guys fashion sense is definitely a far cry from that of women. And Kate Spade completely gets that. So while we let the guys enjoy the bulky diesel lets look at more feminine options for all those female smartwatch enthusiasts out there. capable at tracking your sleep and fitness regimen and sending you smartphone notifications on the go. What’s more, this snazzy timepiece is available in a gamut of dial finishes and mesmerizing cases that ooze finesse.
Well, that’s it, for now, guys, guess we have given you just enough to go on that much awaited splurging shopping spree you’ve stopped yourself from for a long time. Guess its time to let loose now and spend a few bucks on this offer of 2 in 1. Now experience style, smartness, and beauty in just one item. Only if you were that lucky with your tinder dates.