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Tech Guide’s 2019 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas – Day 3: Smartwatches/Wearables

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Christmas is coming up and tech gifts will be a popular choice which is why we are providing the Tech Guide 2019 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas. Today we’re talking about one of the most popular categories smartwatches/wearables.

There is a wide variety of products as well as a wide range of prices as well.

Here are Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas:

Day 1: Cameras (Dec 3)

Day 2: Smartphones (Dec 4)

Day 3: Wearables/smartwatches (Dec 5)

Day 4: Headphones/speakers (Dec 6)

DAY 5: Gaming (Dec 9)

DAY 6: Tablets/e-readers (Dec 10)

DAY 7: Drones/Gadgets (Dec 11)

DAY 8: Smart/IoT devices (Dec 12)

DAY 9: In-car gadgets (Dec 13)

DAY 10: TVs/Blu-Ray/4K (Dec 16)

DAY 11: Appliances (Dec 17)

DAY 12: Computers (Dec 18)

DAY 3: WEARABLES/SMARTWATCHES

APPLE WATCH SERIES 5 – From $649

Apple Watch Series 5 looks exactly the same as last year’s model but there are a couple of new finishes – titanium in silver and black and a beautiful white ceramic.

This year Apple Watch has gone one better yet again and added an all-new Always On Retina display.

This means you will always be able to see the watch face and all its complications no matter where your arm happens to be.

And if you can’t afford the latest Apple Watch, there is still Series 3 and Series 4 available as well.

READ TECH GUIDE’S COMPLETE REVIEW OF THE APPLE WATCH SERIES 5

SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH ACTIVE 2 – From $549

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 has a refined design and updated features to enhance health and wellness and maintain seamless connectivity.

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 is available in two sizes – 44mm and 40mm – and in two styles – aluminium and stainless steel.

The device also includes a digital rotating bezel that can be controlled by running your finger around the edge of the screen both clockwise and anticlockwise so users can scroll between screens and easily access apps and other features.

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 is designed to be easily integrated into your digital life as well as help you reach your wellness goals, see all of your notifications at a glance and even help you get a better night’s sleep.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH ACTIVE 2

FITBIT VERSA 2 –  $329.95

Fitbit Versa 2 Watch can track your fitness, your health and your sleep and now includes Amazon Alexa on your wrist.

The health and fitness watch has an always-on display so you can always view the time, your stats and your workout.

The device actually has a larger display area so you can fit more information on the screen.

The strength of the Fitbit Versa 2 is not only tracking your health and fitness but also offering guidance and insights to help you improve and reach your fitness goals.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE FITBIT VERSA 2

LASER V-FITNESS SMARTWATCH – $99.99

If you’re serious about stepping up your fitness game this summer, you’re in luck!

The ultimate fitness partner, the Smart Watch helps you monitor your heart rate, steps and sleep and has a built-in sports mode.

With a water resistance rating of IPX8, you don’t have to worry about taking it off before going for a swim this summer.

Available from Big W in black or red, the battery lasts up to three days.

TCL MOVETIME FAMILY WATCH – $199

The TCL MOVETIME Family Watch MT 40 helps parents stay connected with their children wherever they go.

Offering smooth two-way video calling with a built-in camera and 4G connectivity, photo-sharing and messaging, while geofencing and geolocation give parents the peace of mind knowing where their children are.

The MOVETIME Family Watch’s colourful design is kid-friendly and parent-approved with durable materials, IP65 waterproofing, a replaceable band and a 1.3 inch colour display with changeable watch face.

READ TECH GUIDE’S REPORT ON THE TCL MOVETIME FAMILY WATCH

SUUNTO 5 – $549

For those serious about tracking their fitness, the Suunto 5 is ideal.

It is lightweight and comfortable to wear all day and includes GPS and multiple sport functionality to track your exercise and activities.

There are 80 customisable sports modes so you can gather statistics as well as connect to your favourite fitness apps.

Suunto 5 also tracks your daily activities like steps and can even track your sleep.

GARMIN FORERUNNER 45 – $199

The Garmin Forerunner 45 can monitor your heart rate on your wrist and it uses GPS to track your pace, distance and more.

It works with free Garmin Coach adaptive training plans that bring personal coaching to your wrist.

You can also stay connected when you want to with notifications for texts and calls and feel secure with safety and tracking features that let you send your real time location to emergency contacts.