APPLE WATCH SERIES 2
www.apple.com/au PRICE FROM $529 Apple’s wearable now packs GPS, water resistance for swim tracking, and even more styles – not to mention the ace watchOS 3, which keeps everything ticking over. T3 SAYS Apple has nailed it this time – the Series 2 is the best smartwatch around.
www.apple.com/au PRICE FROM $399 Recently superseded by the superior second generation watch, Apple’s original smartwatch still has a lot to offer, and it’s $130 cheaper than the newer version. T3 SAYS Loads of apps, acres of style - this is the smart way of joining the Watch club.
SAMSUNG GEAR S3
www.samsung.com/au PRICE $598.99 The gorgeous Super AMOLED screen returns, and with its clean aesthetics and rotating bezel the Gear S3 is pretty slick. Note: it runs on Tizen OS instead of Android Wear. T3 SAYS Easily the most ruggedly-handsome smartwatch you can buy.
LG G WATCH R
www.lg.com/au PRICE $359 The G Watch R marries the style and feel of a normal watch with all the features of Android Wear. It has a sharp P-OLED screen, and you get two days of battery life. T3 SAYS The G Watch R is the best Android Wear smartwatch available so far.
www.nixon.com PRICE $599.99 A surfer/skier’s dream-come-true, as far as smart watches go, the Mission looks super cool, is super tough, and thanks to the Mission app you can check local surfing/ skiing conditions 24/7, wherever you are. T3 SAYS Niche, but capable smartwatch.
MOTO 360 2
www.motorola.com PRICE FROM $479 One of the best-looking Android Wear watches, with a stunning screen that switches lighting modes automatically in the day. The battery life isn’t great, though. T3 SAYS Smart and painfully stylish – this Wear watch is still a satisfactory choice.