When it comes to buying a watch, the look and appearance of the watch is the first thing that comes to our mind. With so many features embedded in a smartwatch, it is very difficult to maintain its beauty and elegance. Many of us prefer a thin watch that makes it simpler to wear it all day round without a hunch.
The main reason we buy a smartwatch is that there would be no need to carry the smartphone all the time. But feeling comfortable and easy-going while wearing a smartwatch is also a priority for everyone. Smartwatch companies have too felt the need of the hour and are trying to design smartwatches that are thin and light-weight.
Let us have a deep review of the best 8 thinnest smartwatches available till the date.
1# Pebble Time Round
Pebble has taken the smartwatch industry by a storm after launching its Pebble Time Round variant- which is considered the thinnest and lightest smartwatch in the market. As the name suggests, Pebble Time Round actually looks like a real watch due to its round shape and its thickness is merely 7.5 mm.
Talking about functionalities, it possesses all the features you would ask for. Starting from activity tracking, push notifications, to the built-in microphone, sports scores. You can pair the watch with third-party “smart-straps”, which is one of the coolest features. You can punch in a GPS-enabled smart strap to launch location tracking.
- Thinnest smartwatch in the market
- Compatible with third-party smart straps
- Always-on display
- Utterly comfortable to wear
- Not fully waterproof
- Battery life is compromised because of the small size
2# Apple Watch Series 5
Apple has steadily managed to keep itself among the first position when it comes to smartphones and smartwatches. The same goes on with its recent iteration- Apple Watch Series 5. Apple Watch Series 5 embarks the inclusion of all the recent technical features and it has also managed to keep the look and feel of the design thin and light.
It includes features such as heart rate monitoring, physical activity tracker, walking directions, ApplePay, listening to music, e-mail, text and call notifications, and many more. The best part being you don’t need to carry around your phone and enjoy all the updates through this light-but-bright smartwatch.
- International emergency SOS calls,
- Added compass for navigation.
- Compatible only with iPhones,
- Shorter battery life due to abundant features.
3# LG Watch Style
LG watch style is a thin and rugged featured smartwatch built in collaboration with Google and integrates all the amazing features you can think of. The watch is candid to the eye and is so comfortable and light that you forget that it’s even placed in your wrist.
The WearOS2.0 welcomes features like voice-activated Google Assistant, fully functional Play Store, fitness tracking, and a 1.2-inch P-OLED display. The swappable bands are a blessing and setting up Bluetooth and Wi-Fi is extremely simple.
- Dust and water-resistant,
- App support for both Android and iOS,
- Play store integration is great,
- Budget-friendly and super stylish wear.
- No GPS or Google Pay,
- Battery life is a disappointment,
4# Misfit Vapor 2
Misfit Vapor 2 is a simple and modest watch that inculcates all the basic features one would ask for. Misfit has tried to add several useful and new features in this model that includes NFC, GPS, better display, etc.
It is bigger in its own way and is made of a plastic body with a glass display, and its thinness can make you wear it for a longer duration without a hunch.
The wearable uses Wear OS and thus includes a lot of apps for wise usage. Other features include Google Assistant, heart rate sensor, Google Fit that perfectly keeps track of your workouts, and many more.
- Reasonable price,
- Water-resistant up to 30 meters,
- Google-Pay and GPS.
- Not perfect for iOS devices,
- Shorter battery life,
- Old Qualcomm tech.
5# Motorola Moto 360
Motorola Moto 360, launched in 2014, was among the first watches to feature a circular body with smart definitions. Its second iteration was launched at the end of 2019 and is made by eBuyNow.
The Moto 360 comes with replaceable bands that you will enjoy wearing according to the occasions. The thin dial and a thin bezel make you wear the watch more often now without any discomfort.
The watch includes features such as step tracking and activity tracking, Google voice Assistant, and is also water-resistant. It enables the user to take pictures remotely when synced with the Android’s phone camera.
- Always-on display,
- Comes with multiple replaceable straps,
- Short battery life,
- Highly-priced when judged on the basis of features.
6# Xiaomi Mi Watch
Xiaomi has spread its reach to smartwatches too and has taken the market by a storm. Xiaomi Mi watch has a 1.39” AMOLED display and a number of exciting features to woo for. This Chinese smartwatch is styled trendy and the not so thick look makes it soft wear.
Moreover, the watch can be customized with over 110 different watch faces to choose from and a variety of replaceable straps.
Of course, it Integrates the usual set of features like sleep tracking, heart rate monitoring, step tracking, and sleep tracking. There are 10 sport modes that include mountain climbing, open water swimming, cross country, etc.
- 580M waterproof design,
- Good battery life,
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC,
- Perfectly priced.
- No USB or wireless charging.
- A Bit thick watch, not for small wrist.
7# Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 3 is one of the most stylish, posh, full-featured, exquisite smartwatch. The design and look of the watch are such that it can be accessorized as casual wear, business wear, or a gym accompaniment.
The activity tracking is amazing and you can design your own workouts in the Garmin Connect smartphone app following a sync to the watch.
It also uses its heart rate sensor to measure the V02 max score and monitor your stress levels throughout the day. New watch faces can be easily installed through the app and the battery co-ordination is also well-planned. For example, the display dims when the watch is not in use. All in all a great purchase.
- Always-on display,
- Advanced activity tracking features,
- Built-in GPS, NFC, and a heart rate sensor.
- Inaccurate sleep tracking,
- No options for music storage,
8# SkagenConnected Hybrid Smartwatch
SkagenConnected Hybrid smartwatch has been launched in two variants- Jorn for men and Hald for women. The color combination and the look of the smartwatch are authentic and you would truly enjoy wearing it. Plus the thin size doesn’t let any compromise for the features.
It possesses the basic tracking features like step tracking, calories burned, distance measuring and that’s all. It does not belong to people who want deep insights into their health patterns.
- Long battery life,
- Classy design with innovative technology,
- Step tracking is not that accurate,
- No digital display,
- Limited features.
“After reviewing all the above mentioned best thinnest smartwatches, my all-time favorite would be Pebble Time Round as it is both budget-friendly and possess the latest features and technology”.