01 apple watch series 2
www.apple.com/uk PRICE From £369 Tested T3 262 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.
02 mondaine helvetica 1
www.mondaine.com PRICE £ 650 Tested T3 259 The Helvetica 1 is stunning on the wrist and packed with smarts, including fitness and sleep tracking contained within a sub-dial at the bottom – though further notifications can be found within the phone app. t3 says A stunning and smart timepiece.
03 Apple watch
www.apple.com/uk PRICE From £ 269 Tested T3 242 Recently superseded by the superior second-generation Watch, Apple’s original wearable still has a lot to offer, and it’s £100 cheaper than the newer version. t3 says Loads of apps, acres of style – this is the smart way of joining the Watch club.
04 LG G watch r
www.lg.com PRICE £ 220 Tested T3 240 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 If you don’t want to break the bank, the G Watch R will see you right.
05 Nixon THE miss ion
www.nixon.com PRICE £339.99 Tested T3 264 A surfer/skier’s dream-come-true as far as smartwatches go, The Mission looks cool, is super-tough and, via the companion app, you can check local surfing/skiing conditions 24/7, wherever you are. t3 says A niche but capable smartwatch.
06 moto 360 2
www.motorola.com PRICE From £ 229 Tested T3 259 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.