THESE ARE ALSO NICE

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We fo­cused on hy­brids that won’t break the bank in this com­par­i­son, but if you have more coin in the bank, these other smart­watches are also nice.

1. ALPINA SEASTRONG HOROLOGICAL SMARTWATCH

A hand­some Swiss diver based on Alpina’s Seastrong Diver 300 Au­to­matic col­lec­tion, the Seastrong Horological Smartwatch is de­signed with a uni- di­rec­tional ro­tat­ing bezel, a 44mm ber­glass case, and a wa­ter- re­sis­tance rat­ing of up to 10 ATM. Pairs with iOS and An­droid for ac­tiv­ity and sleep track­ing, with noti cations. PRICE US$ 600.

2. DIESEL ON TIME HY­BRID SMARTWATCH

The large, rugged gun­metal case on this smartwatch is not for the min­i­mal­ist. It pairs with iOS and An­droid to re­ceive alerts, track your ac­tiv­i­ties, plus au­to­mat­i­cally ad­just the time and date. A cus­tom­iz­a­ble link but­ton lets you snap a photo, con­trol your mu­sic and more. PRICE US$250

3. FREDERIQUE CLAS­SICS HOROLOGICAL SMARTWATCH

While the lux­ury Swiss watch­maker’s No­tify col­lec­tion does ba­sic noti cations, the Clas­sics col­lec­tion sup­ports  tness track­ing. Be­sides be­ing able to count your steps, the beau­ti­ful WorldTimer smartwatch lets you check other time zones by press­ing the crown. Works with both iOS and An­droid. PRICE US$ 995

4. MOVADO BOLD MO­TION

The Movado Bold Mo­tion is a strik­ingly mod­ern watch. The 12 hour mark­ers are LED lights that il­lu­mi­nate to show your ac­tiv­ity progress and alert you to in­com­ing calls, mes­sages, up­dates and events. The Bold can also alert you through hap­tic feed­back. Works with both iOS and An­droid. PRICE US$ 695

5. MONDAINE HELVETICA 1 SMARTWATCH

The Swiss com­pany’s rst smartwatch mar­ries its iconic SBB Swiss rail­way clock and the Helvetica font, with a sec­ond dial that tracks your ac­tiv­ity. The watch can also track your sleep, and nudge you to­wards your over­all goals. It pairs with both iOS and An­droid, but, sadly, lacks noti cation alerts. PRICE US$950

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