Stuff Singapore Readers' Choice Awards: Smartwatch of the Year 2016 finalists

Which ticker was the best? We won’t leave it to time to tell...

Remember when smartwatches were all the rage? These days they’ve grown into their own as certified lust-worthy devices.

Best of all, they look even better and do even more than when they first appeared on the tech horizon. Which ticker deserves the time of the day and the coveted place on your wrist? Tell us. 

Asus ZenWatch 3

The ZenWatch 3 comes full circle with a round face this time. It’s a sight for sore eyes with its stylish straps and slimmer than usual face screened in protective Gorilla GlassHere comes the kicker: the ZenWatch 3’s battery life might be average but it has Asus Hypercharge fast charging support to go from zero to hero in mere minutes.

Apple Watch Series 2

If mere appearances weren’t good enough for you the first time around, the Apple Watch Series 2's health focus would make you take a second look. With GPS and waterproof powers (done via a smart design trick if we might add), the Apple Watch Series 2 means to take your body (and mind) seriously, even if you’re still cramming Quarter Pounders into your mouth at every chance.

Samsung Gear S3 Classic

The Gear S3 Classic is the smartwatch that Android (and now iOS) users deserve. Managing to marry both handsome business looks and fitness features into a smart ticker is no easy feat. It runs Tizen OS and has a spinning bezel for you to give its talents a twirl.Don’t knock its fancy face, the Gear S3 has its sporty side with a heart rate monitor, GPS and water resistance.

Casio WSD-F10

The chunky and orange WSD-F10 was made to stand out and not to fit in. It’s designed for the most grueling of outdoor lifestyles being waterproof up to a crazy 50 metres, withstanding temperature and humidity changes, while delivering pertinent environmental information with its apps. Oh, it also comes with month-long battery life.

Polar M600

The Polar M600 was built to run this town with its two-day stamina. With built-in GPS and heart rate monitoring, the M600 also provides smart coaching to help you do you better. If running isn’t your thing, it’s also waterproof for your pool parties and capable of tracking your snooze cycles.

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