If you’re on a budget, or have a small collection of your own, you might be looking for a smartwatch that doesn’t take up too much room.
We’ve got you covered.
We have narrowed our list down to the top smartwatches available in 2018, as well as what to look out for when buying one.1.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus with 4G support and Android 6.0 Marshmallow (2018)This is a great entry-level smartwatch.
The Galaxy Note lineup is known for having some of the best battery life in the industry.
This one has a 1,700mAh battery, so it’s easy to keep running when you’re just looking to do something productive.
It’s got Android 6, and comes with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, Bluetooth 4.1, and Android Pay.
It comes with Samsung’s latest flagship processor, and you can choose between a stainless steel or ceramic bezel.
It supports both Android Wear and Samsung Pay.
The watch can be preordered for $129 on Amazon.2.
LG G Watch R – LG G5 with LTE connectivity, Android 6 Marshmallow, 32GB storage, NFC and 5MP cameraWith Android 6 and NFC, the LG G watch is a good choice for someone who doesn’t want to invest in a lot of accessories.
It has a 4.7-inch OLED display, which is bright enough to be used in bright lighting, and has an extremely fast processor that is able to handle a lot more than most other Android Wear watches.
The LG G6 has Android 6 out of the box, which means it has a lot to offer.
If you need a more traditional Android Wear watch, you can pick up the LG V30 for $99 on Amazon for $200.3.
Asus ZenWatch 3 – Asus Zen Watch 3 with LTE, Android 7.0 Nougat, 32 GB storage, 2,300mAh batteryThe ZenWatch series has a long history in the smartwatch world, and is perhaps best known for its high-end ZenWatch watches.
This is the ZenWatch 2 with Android 7 out of box, with Android 8.0 Oreo and a 2,200mAh battery.
The ZenWatch is still a good option if you’re not into premium devices, as the battery life isn’t quite as impressive as some other ZenWatch models.
If the price isn’t a deal breaker, though, you may want to look into a ZenWatch with Android Oreo, which has a larger battery.4.
Asus Transformer Book – Asus Transcended Pad Transformer Prime with LTE and Android 7 NougateThis is one of the most expensive Android Wear devices available for under $300.
It also comes with Android 6 Nougats out of this world.
The Transcend Pad Transcend Prime is a very popular Android Wear device, with some of its latest features such as GPS and Android Live Tile available in Android 6Nougats.
It does have the most powerful processor in the lineup, which should be enough to keep you busy for a long time.
You can buy it on Amazon or the Amazon Store for $279 on Amazon, or $269 on Google Play.5.
Motorola Moto 360 – Motorola Moto360 with LTE (2018), Android 7 Marshmallow and Android 8 NougatesIf you’re looking for an affordable smartwatch, you’re probably not going to find the Moto360 by itself on the list.
It uses an aluminum frame, which adds a bit of bulk to the watch, and adds a more premium feel.
Motorola also offers a number of Android Wear smartwares for the 360, including the Moto 360 Classic, which doesn’t come with Android Marshmallow out of stock yet.
The Moto360 Pro is available for $249 on Amazon right now, and a $199 version is available through Google Play for $199.6.
Motorola Droid Turbo Pro – Motorola Droid Z3 with Android Wear Android 7, 32/64GB storage and 2,000mAh batteryThis is the next entry-point smartwatch to hit the market, and Motorola has done a good job of keeping prices down with the Z3.
The Droid Turbo is a Snapdragon 835-powered Android Wear-enabled smartwatch with Android Nougated.
It sports a 1.2-inch 1080p LCD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB of memory, Bluetooth 5.0, Android Wear 3.0 compatibility, NFC, and NFC push notifications.
It weighs in at 3.7 pounds, so this is an attractive option if your wallet is on the thinner side.7.
LG Watch Urbane 3 – LG Watch R (2018, with LTE)With a 4-inch display and 32GB of internal storage, the Watch R is one smartwatch you can use for all your smartwatch needs.
The Watch R comes with Google Play Services and Android Wear, which are all preloaded with a number