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Discussion in 'Android Wear' started by darrenmussell1974, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. darrenmussell1974

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    I have a OnePlus-6 and I would like to get a Smartwatch for it but I don't know which is going to be the best one to get. I'm not fussed about all the sports tracking side of things. Your views and opinions are much appreciated.
    Many thanks
    Darren
     

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    If you are mostly concerned with the non-fitness tracking aspects, then a lot of the Gen-1 / Gen-2 stuff would fit the bill and be pretty budget friendly. I'm still using a generation one Huawei watch and my biggest killer functionality is notications. They can be had for short money. Gen-2 Huatch's are around for about $150.

    Right now there is a pause in new watches while OEM's integrate new chips, but all the new stuff is going to be expensive.
     
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    Get a Rolex and forget all about watches.
     
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    I've had good service from a Samsung Gear S3 Frontier. Though it's seen little third party support, the watch has functioned flawlessly for a year and a half. It's very battery kind as well. I'm guessing that it's off of the leading edge enough by now that it can be had at a reasonable price.
     
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    I wish I could afford a Rolax let alone a Rolex
     
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    I've got a Rolex, bought it at the local night market.
     
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    Invicta is what could get you close to Rolex.
     
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    Nice, does it come with all paperwork and certificates?
     
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    Fossil makers some really brilliant smartwatches. Gen 3 and gen 4 can't be beat. I can't wait to see what new CPU looks like, though I haven't heard good reviews thus far.
     
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    I'm going to double down on the Fossil recommendation. I'm on my second and beyond being very responsive smart watches, they are very attractive watches all on their own.

    (And for the record, I also own Tag Heuer, Movoado, Gucci, Raymond Weil, Tissot and Hamilton watches ... never like Rolex. I'd buy a Breitling before Rolex.)
     
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    I am also a proud owner of a Rolex
     
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    Haha I think Rolex is the best of the best what yoy can choose
     
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    I'll add to the Fossil comments. I have a Gen 3 Explorist and love it. Doesn't have a heart monitor but I did't need one, price was right and it's been mostly a delight. Responsive, attractive, quality build. Two thumbs up.
     
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    early this year.. i really really wanted a smartwatch and a 3D viewer... for my Samsung S8+

    I got the 3D viewer in May.. samsung with the controller.
    used it for a week.. maybe 3 times.
    now it sits in the corner in its box.

    not so sure i want that smartwatch...
     
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    I agree my Samsung Gear S3 has not been out from its box for a long time. I dont seem to be satisfied until i get my phone out and check it :)
     
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    Welcome to the Android Forums Darren!

    Try one of the Chinese knock-offs first.
    They cost less than 20USD and have a wide range of apps to try. I'm addicted to Pedometer. How far did I walk today; Exactly?
     

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