May 2021- Smartwatches tell you more than conventional functions like time and date. These are wearable computers offering rich information that can help you improve health and even help with your work.
Smartwatches are now used to track fitness and health. Active monitoring is helping millions of people to improve their general health.
You can monitor heart rate, everyday workouts, and get alerts, alarms, and reminders.
In this article, you will find the latest Android and iOS compatible watches for men that you can use with most smartphones.
I have added specs, features, some of the Pros and Cons to help you choose the best watch.
Top 10 Smartwatches for Men 2021
Let’s start with one of the most affordable watches that is feature-loaded – Amazfit Bip.
Huami Amazfit GTR Titanium (47mm) :
Huami Amazfit is an advanced running smartwatch along with multisport features and long battery life. It offers up to 24 days of battery life. The battery lasts for 7 days with a continuous heart rate monitor and always on display.
The smartwatch is the best companion for mountain climbing and open-water swimming.
The display has a 326 PPI AMOLED screen with attractive watch faces with a convenient viewing experience. It has up to 5 ATM water resistivity and high exactness built-in GPS.
It allows tracking for running, treadmill, walking, indoor/outdoor cycling, swimming, climbing, skiing, elliptical trainer, and exercise. It has 12 sports modes.
The watch is designed with a dual crown and a circular watch face. The titanium material makes it light, classic, and sturdy.
It is integrated with Bio tracker PPG, which provides 24/7 highly precise heart rate monitoring. It alerts users with a vibrating notification when observes any change in heart rate.
Smart features include weather forecast, call reminder, alarm clock, app notifications, event reminder, find my phone, and sedentary reminder.
- Weight: 48 g
- Screen: 1.39 inches, 326 PPI AMOLED display
- Resolution: 454*454
- 5 ATM water resistivity.
- Compatibility: Android and iOS.
- Price: ₹ 8,499
- Lightweight smartwatch with a built-in GPS.
- Battery life is good.
- Supports multi-sport modes and 24/7 heart rate monitoring.
- Premium design with handy UI.
- Sometimes performance can be a bit sluggish.
Realme Watch S
Realme makes the most affordable smartphones and now the brand has ventured into wearables.
Recently, they launched the Realme Watch S that comes with an attractive design and decent build quality.
The Realme Watch S comes with a premium look and it is highly durable because of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The smartwatch has a 1.3 inch TFT LCD touch screen display along with a 360*360 pixels resolution and 600nits brightness.
It comes with various health monitor sensors like an SPO2 monitor that tracks the oxygen level in your body, and a 24/7 heart rate tracker.
Additionally, it has 100+ stylish watch faces to customize the watch display and also has an IP68 certification that makes it water-resistant.
Besides, the watch displays incoming call alerts and other notifications and has a 16 dedicated sports mode to track health and fitness activities.
For long-lasting usage, the Realme smartwatch is fueled with a 390mAH battery that offers 15 days of working time.
- 1.3 inch TFT LCD touch screen display. 360*360 pixels resolution.
- IP68 water-resistant.
- Offers 16 dedicated sports mode.
- 390mAH battery capacity.
- Charging time – 2 hours.
- 15 days of working time.
- Weight – 48 grams.
- Bluetooth 5.0 support.
- Compatibility – Android 5.0 or more.
- Price – ₹ 4,999.
- Massive battery life.
- Lacks iOS support.
- Lacks Amoled Display.
Amazfit Bip U Pro – Price Rs 4,999
The Amazfit Bip U Pro is launched in April 2021 in India for a price tag of INR 4,999. It comes with excellent features for the price.
The new smartwatch from Aamzfit is available in three different colors of Black, Green, and pink on Amazon India.
The smartwatch has 1.43 inches IPS LCD color display that is shielded by 2.5D curved glass along with an anti-fingerprint coating.
The watch is feather-light and weighs just 31 grams.
It sports features like a 24/7 heart rate sensor, SpO2 sensor, sleep & stress monitoring, and menstrual cycle tracking.
The PAI health assessment system will compile the vital health data into a simple and understandable score.
It supports Alexa. It has 60+ sports modes with high precision GPS. The 230 mAh runs for 9 days on typical use, whereas it has a lifespan of 5 days on heavy usage.
It allows text notifications and alerts of reminders & events. Lastly, it has Alexa for taking voice commands, like setting an alarm or reminders, etc.
- 1.43″ IPS LCD color display (320*302 pixels resolution)
- Weight – 31 grams (with strap)
- 5 ATM water resistance
- Polycarbonate manufacturing
- 2.5D curved glass
- 9 days battery life
- 60+ sports modes
- PAI health assessment
- Built-in GPS
- Bluetooth 5.0
- Compatibility – Android 5.0, iOS 10.0 & above
- Bigger display
- Great Performance
- Lacks AMOLED display
Honor Watch ES
The Honor watch ES comes with an AMOLED display. It has 1.64 inches screen size and 326 PPI. The touchscreen display automatically adjusts the brightness.
It has many customized watch faces that can be set according to your mood and clothing. The straps are designed to meet every style and personality.
The animated courses help you to carry out your daily workouts. It has 95 workout modes, of which 10 are professional working modes.
This includes walking, running, cycling, and many more. The rest 85 modes are customized.
The TruSeen 4.0 monitors heart rate continuously with timely alerts on any fluctuations. The TruSleep technology detects various sleep patterns like deep, light, REM, and awake.
It also tracks oxygen saturation levels in blood with a SpO2 monitor. The TruRelax technology tracks your everyday stress. It calms your mind with several breathing exercises with the breathing app.
The Honor smartwatch allows you to preview incoming calls, new messages, and calendar events.
It is available in Coral pink and Meteorite black colors.
- 1.64 inches AMOLED always-on display
- 326 PPI
- Touch Screen display with automatic brightness adjustment
- 95 Workout modes, 12 animated workout courses, 44 standard movement animations, and Automatic workout recognition.
- Up to 8 days battery life supports fast charging
- Blood Oxygen level monitoring, sleep and stress monitoring.
Price – ₹ 6,499
- Great built quality.
- AMOLED screen works better.
- Accurate tracking.
- Most of the features are not compatible with iOS.
- No GPS
MI Watch Revolve Midnight Black :
It is one of the most exciting products that Xiaomi has launched in 2020. It is a bit expensive, price Rs. 10,999 but offers a lot of features and options that are not present on other similarly priced products.
The MI watch revolves smartwatch has a premium metallic finishing with a 46 mm stainless steel frame and always-ON vivid AMOLED display.
The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with anti-scratch-coating.
It works on the FirstBeat algorithm, which can track workouts with accuracy and help improve your health.
The watch offers 10 professional sports modes. It tracks heart rate 24/7 and also measures VO2 max that shows cardio-respiratory well-being. To enhance health, it tracks stress, sleep, and body energy level.
It comes with an in-built GPS and barometer sensor for distance tracking. Also, the watch comes with an AMOLED display that has superb sunlight legibility.
The smart features include app notifications, music control, calls, weather forecast, alarm, idle alert, locate your phone, and torch.
Notably, the Mi Watch Revolve comes with a Xiaomi-made custom Os but not with Google’s WearOS.
Xiaomi claims that the watch can work for 14 days with a single charge. If you enable the 24/7 heart rate monitor it may work for 7 to 8 days.
It has 110+ watch faces to customize according to moods.
- Weight: 46 g
- Screen: 1.39 inches Vivid AMOLED display
- Resolution: 454 * 454 p
- Water-Resistant: 5 ATM
- Compatibility: Android and iOS
- Price: ₹ 10,999
- 24/7 heart rate monitoring.
- Good connectivity.
- Brighter display.
- Great features.
- VO2 tracks your fitness.
- No Bluetooth calling.
Huami Amazfit GTS (Lava Grey):
The Amazfit GTS is the most stylish, slim metal body square screen larger touch display with excellent colors and displays legibility.
It has 7 editable widgets with 17 functions and two innovative modular watch faces to customize heart rate, calendar, weather, and events.
The smartwatch can automatically understand swimming position and record data like SWOLF, pace, and calories burnt.
Further, you can track 12 different exercises – Outdoor running, treadmill, walking, Indoor/outdoor cycling, swimming, elliptical trainer, climbing, trail running, skiing, and exercise.
The HuamiBioTracker warns about elevated heart rate, the RealbeatsAI data engine function alerts about health management, long sitting reminders, calorie consumption, arrhythmia and sleep analysis.
The Huami PAI recognizes physical data precisely and controls health. Notifications for calls, texts, and apps are allowed.
Lastly, the sensor used in this smartwatch is in-built GPS, 6-axis accelerometer, 3-axis geomagnetic, and air pressure.
- Weight: 24.8 g
- Resolution: 348*442
- Screen: 1.65 “ touchscreen with Corning Gorilla 3rd glass
- Compatibility: Android 5.0+ and iOS 10.0+
- Connectivity: 5.0BLE
- Water Resistant: 5 ATM
- Price: INR9,999 (USD 131)
- Good build quality.
- Slim and stylish watch.
- Built-in GPS.
- Average heart rate accuracy.
- No mic and speaker.
- Not able to reply to text or call.
Fossil Generation 5
Fossil Gen-5 smartwatch arrives with a big-screen and a polished and rich look. There is deep Google Android Wear integration allowing you to do a lot of things that is missing on several other competing devices.
This beautiful watch can read the text and even do translations.
The Google Assistant allows us to answer calls.
Further, Google Pay authorizes to pay or purchase with a tap on the watch.
You can even access google maps on this watch. Google fit’s health active function counts steps and continuously tracks heart rate. It conveys notifications for calls, messages, reminders, and alarm clock.
It possesses 3 battery modes :
- Daily mode (1-day battery life)
- Extended mode (2 -3 days battery life)
- Custom mode ( up to 1-week battery life)
The 8 GB storage allows installing apps directly on the watch. The smart sleep features monitors sleep modes precisely
Further, it has GPS and water-resistant capacity up to 3 ATM.
The processor used by this smartwatch is Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100.
The watch comes with 3 physical buttons. The crown button is used as a scroller and it’s a shortcut to activate the assistant. The remaining 2 buttons are used for quick access to selected apps.
- Weight: 80 g
- Screen: 1.28” touchscreen
- Compatibility: Android 6.0+ and iOS 10.0+
- Case thickness: 12 mm
- Price: INR 22,995 (USD 302)
- Various battery modes.
- Fitness apps work precisely.
- Install apps directly on the watch.
- Comfortable to wear all day.
- Voice quality is average.
Next on our list of the Best Smartwatches for Men is one of the most stylish additions from Huawei.
Huawei recently launched the 9.4mm ultra-thin lightweight smartwatch HuaweiGT2, powered by the Kirin A1 processor.
The watch has All-day activity tracker offering step counts, calories burnt, etc. It records data of activity such as running, walking, cycling, hiking, trail running, and triathlons.
The inbuilt mic and speaker allow you to listen to music and can make and receive calls.
You can use the watch to access SMS, email, calendar, social media apps, weather, alarm, timer, stopwatch, flashlight and finds my phone.
The smart sleep tracking functionality offers 6 types of sleep modes along with daytime naps.
The TruSleep2.0 recognizes various sleep patterns while TruRelax monitors stress and resolves it by providing breathing exercises.
Furthermore, the Vo2Max measures the rate of oxygen consumption during outdoor running.
Moreover, It’s swim-proof with a 5ATM water rating and can track heart rate, distance, SWOLF, calories burnt, and speed underwater.
It comes in two models i.e. 46mm with battery existence of 2 weeks (30 hrs with continuous GPS & heart rate monitoring mode) colors – Matte Black(INR 15,990), Pebble Brown(INR 17,990), and Titanium Grey(INR 21,990).
The 42 mm with a battery life of 1 week (15 hrs with GPS and heart rate mode ON) comes in only Night Black( INR 14,990) color.
Lastly, It’s compatible with Android. 4.4+ and iOS 9.0+.
|Model||46 mm||42 mm|
|Weight||41 g||29 g|
|Screensize||1.39 inch||1.2 inch|
- Lightweight and ultra-thin.
- Built-in mic and speaker.
- The audio quality is good.
- Accurate in fitness tracking.
- Only 10 contacts can be saved.
- Does not support 3rd party app.
- Can’t reply to text and messages.
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series-3 is one of the best-selling smartwatches in the world, thanks to the Apple ecosystem.
It is easy to use and works well with iPhones. It is a must-have if you are an Apple user.
This Apple smartwatch allows you to play 60 million songs from Apple Music. You can even unlock your Macbook with your wrist.
This health and fitness companion watch has intelligent coaching features. You can measure all-day activities precisely like step counts, speed, heart rate, and many more.
The breathing mode offers various breath patterns. Further, It supports emergency services.
Apple Series-3 uses an S3 Dual-core processor that’s fast and responsive.
This mind-blowing watch is available in two models i.e.GPS+ Cellular and only GPS.
GPS + Cellular:
You can use this model with an e-sim to receive calls and text. Moreover, it proposes 4G LTE, UMTS, cellular radio, wifi, and Bluetooth connectivity range of 4.2 LE.
It has a built-in e-SIM which is 1/100th size of the traditional SIM card and shares the same number as on your phone.
|1||38 mm||INR 29,900 (USD393)|
|2||42 mm||INR 32,900 (USD 433)|
This model does not allow us to receive or make calls. It includes WIFI and Bluetooth connectivity (4.2 BLE).
|1||38 mm||INR 20,900 (USD 275)|
|2||42 mm||INR 23,900 (USD 314)|
- Water-resistant rating: 5ATM
- Resolution: 390*312
- Screen: 1.65 OLED capacitive 3D touchscreen display
- Battery life: 18 hours (279 mAh)
- Compatibility: iOS 13+
- Storage: 16 GB
- RAM: 768 MB
- Allows facetime audio calls.
- Quicker app launch due to processor.
- Accurately tracks heart rate.
- Crystal clear display.
- Low battery backup.
Apple Series 5
Apple Watch Series 5 is thinner than the Series-3 and is costlier. One of the main additions to the Series 5 is always on display.
If you want more precise heart rate monitoring then can rely on the Apple Series 5 as it detects fluctuation in heart rate and also has an ECG app.
Moreover, it allows for international emergency calling and can make an emergency call automatically, when a sudden fall is recorded.
It’s available in 4 sizes i.e. 38mm, 40mm, 42mm, and 44 mm.
The Apple Watch Series 5 shares most of the details with the Series 3. If budget is not a constraint then you can buy Series 5 and if you want to save some money Series 3 is also an equally good option.
Samsung Galaxy Active 2
Samsung Galaxy Active 2 is one of the best-selling smartwatches to use with an Android mobile.
It has 39 built-in trackers and a large display along with a touch bezel. It’s available in black, silver, and gold colors.
The 44 mm display comes with the least borders allowing more space for content and notifications.
Customize your watch faces according to mood and look along with multi-colored straps.
This smartwatch tracks running, walking, cycling, rowing, elliptical trainer, dynamic workout, automatic swimming mode, and 4 stage sleep management mode.
The daily activity tracker auto detects 7+ types of exercises.
The stress detector can alert you of prolonged stress.
The heart rate monitor utilizing 8 photodiodes notify when it detects any fluctuations in heart rate.
By giving precise health insights it continuously monitors heart rate and stress.
The stunning smartwatch is dust resistant with military-grade durability to handle a range of situations and water resistance capacity up to 50 meters(5ATM).
Users can download from Galaxy lineup apps to 3rd party apps.
Samsung Active enables you to make calls and respond to text directly from your wrist.
It includes sensors like a heart rate monitor, ECG, accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, and ambient light.
- Weight: 30 g
- Screen: 1.4” AMOLED display
- Dimension: 1.1*.4*4.4mm
- Resolution: 360*360
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0
- Compatibility: Android 5.0+ and iOS 9.0+
- Battery life: 24 hours
- Price: -Stainless steel body INR 31,999(USD528)
- Aluminium body INR 23,990 (USD 344)
- Samsung Active -2is a lightweight and slim smartwatch.
- Accurately measures heart rate and sleeping patterns.
- More apps and widget functionality.
- Low battery backup.
- Hangs when responding to call or text.
Oppo has recently launched its smartwatch in the Indian market with a sleek design and it looks a lot like the Apple Watch.
The watch is available in two size variations of 41mm and 46mm dial with Dual curved display.
It runs on the Wear OS by Google that allows you access to exploring hundreds of apps.
Also, the watch allows you to create your own watch face to match your outfits.
The 5 exercise sensors track daily activities like running, swimming, bike ride, walks, etc.
Further, it can track 5-min workouts, fitness runs, fat burn runs, outdoor walks, outdoor cycling, and swimming.
The optical sensors accurately measure the heart-rate 24/7 with a warning alarm if any fluctuation is recorded.
The watch can track breathing & sleep patterns. Notably, it is compatible with all Android phones.
This beautiful watch includes google assistant and a built-in GPS. You can get notifications for weather updates, reminders, translations, text, call, and much more.
The smartwatch allows you to control music. Lastly, It enables payment directly from the watch.
For a starting price of Rs. 14,990 the Oppo Watch is an excellent purchase and offers incredible features.
|Display||1.9”, curved||1.6”, flat|
|Battery||21 days||14 days|
|Water-Resistance||5 ATM||3 ATM|
- Lightweight and easy to connect.
- Better AMOLED Display.
- Awesome own watch faces.
- Low Battery backup.
- not compatible with iOS.
If you want my advice I will suggest going with Huami if you are seeking a value for money watch without breaking the bank.
If you are using an Android Phone – the Huawei Watch, Oppo Watch, and the Samsung Active are excellent choices.
Fossil or Garmin if you are looking for something unique and stylish.
For iPhone Users – Pick the Series 3 (Value for Money) or Series 5 for the latest features.
So which is the best Smartwatch for you? Let me know in the comments below.
Also, check out the new Oneplus Watch that is recently launched in India.
Written By – Heena Makwana
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