Desire July/August 2019

Intelligent Wrists

 

Capable of climbing tall buildings…maybe not. But definitely capable of doing anything you’d want a smartwatch to do with its state-of-the-art technology and speedy processor. Plus, the Apple Watch Series 4 is gorgeous with its classic smooth edge and at-a-glance features - all without the bulky face. Apple Stores around town.

 

 

Streamlined and updated as the best Fitbit to date, the Fitbit Versa is equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity and it’s waterproof. Comfortable to wear and the option to listen to offline music is a plus. $160. Target, locations around town.

 

The lightweight and stylish Fossil Sport runs on Google’s Wear OS platform, making it more seamless to use with Android smartphones. It tracks heart rate, is pool-friendly, has a built-in fitness tracker, and comes in a rainbow of colors. $275. Fossil, Miracle Mile Shops, 3663 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas. 702-678-6466.

 

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 puts a stylish smartwatch spin on fitness-tracking. Enjoy the pre-loaded indoor sports apps and more. Now in three models. Starting at $200. Best Buy locations around town.

 

 

The Motorola 360 is a modern Android timepiece that sends texts, sets reminders and checks the weather - all with your voice. A built-in activity tracker inspires a healthy lifestyle and a slick round face adds a modern touch. $300. amazon.com

 

 

For the gym rat, the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro smartwatch automatically recognizes and tracks any sort of fitness - above or under water - with extensive calorie and diet trackers and fitness apps powered by Under Armour. $135

 

The Samsung Gear S3’s slick interface matches the sharp design. Pay for things using Samsung Pay, track your steps, monitor your heart rate, and never get lost with the built-in GPS. $249. Samsung.com

 

Fancy enough for a dinner party, yet ready for the pool, Skagen’s Falster 2 smartwatch boasts an interactive swimproof touchscreen and a range of smart features powered by Google’s Wear OS. Employ Google Assistant, keep your finger on the pulse of all your activities, and Google Pay your way through a store. $200. Skagen.com

 

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