Apple Watch, Samsung Gear S2, Pebble Time and Moto 360 might be the hottest smartwatches around, but they are way too expensive for many people. For those who don’t have that kind of budget but still want to keep up with the era of modern times, there are affordable wireless companions available that help the users keep track of their daily activities. Sudhir Chowdhary picks some of the smart devices you can buy at pocket-friendly prices.
PTron TroniteX Bluetooth Smartwatch (Rs 1,999)
PTron TroniteX Bluetooth smartwatch, exclusively available on LatestOne.com, is a simple to use wrist wear.
It comes with a pedometer that helps you monitor your daily movements, including a sleep monitoring system to monitor sleep quality; it even gives you reminders on particular activities. A 1.3 MP camera helps you to record video. It has clock synchronisation SIM card notifier connectivity with Bluetooth for iOS and Android based devices.
Luxury EgreenTech Bluetooth Smartwatch (Rs 1,100)
Luxury EgreenTech Bluetooth smartwatch has a built-in pedometer, barometer, sleep monitor, sedentary reminder, among other fitness tracker features. It has a 1.44 inch capacitive touchscreen and a simple-to-use interface. The smartwatch can sync SMS, all push notifications, phone calls and call history from Android and iOS devices. It can also syncronise, play and control MP3 from a mobile phone. The smartwatch supports multiple-languages.
Bingo T30 Silver Bluetooth Notification Smartwatch (Rs 2,299)
Bingo T30 Silver Bluetooth Notification smartwatch has two working modes. One is company mode (Bluetooth); basically it enables a user to make or receive calls or send and get messages via wireless medium. The other one is Network mode, which is basically SIM card inserted. The smartwatch has a sleep monitor, sedentary reminder, which allows you to understand the movement distance, time anytime and anywhere.
Beza Gold Brown Strap Smartwatch (Rs 2,999)
A fashionable wrist companion, Beza works with Android and iOS devices. The smartwatch has a host of useful functions: Bluetooth Dialer, Contacts, Call Reminder, Clock, Pedometer, Sleep Monitor, Sedentary Reminder, Camera, Video Recorder, Video Player, Stop Watch and other useful apps. It has a sound recorder and supports video recording, music/video play etc. It also has an image viewer and supports various picture formats: JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG.
General AUX Touch Screen Smartwatch (Rs 3,899)
General AUX smart wrist watch is a well designed and beautiful wrist device. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices and comes with soft silicon strap with 1.54-inch HD touchscreen. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Call Function, GPRS and Email support. It has voice control, video recording and compass features. A 2 MP webcam, upto 32 GB Tf card and a 400 mAh polymer battery provide a decent wrap up for this device.
OPTA SW-005 Bluetooth Smartwatch (Rs 2,099)
OPTA SW-005 Bluetooth smartwatch has activity trackers and fitness band features that are compatible with most Android phones. The smartwatch comes with camera and SIM card support and apps like Facebook and WhatsApp. The device is touchscreen multi-language. You can also make a phone call directly from the smartwatch, including answering and dial-up. It has a great inbuilt speaker and microphone of
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Spice Smart Pulse M-9010 Smartwatch (Rs 3,500)
Spice Smart Pulse M-9010 is a modest smartwatch with SIM support. It has a 1.57-inch display with 8 GB expandable memory. The 4-CM LCD screen has the three—options, home and back—button under it. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Call Function, GPRS and EDGE. Battery capacity of 420 mAh, dual SIM support, FM radio, music and video player and some other features give value for money. At this price it is a good ‘let’s try’ purchase.