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6 Huge Advantages of Having a Smartwatch

People have no reservations when it comes to spending money on luxury automatic watches. That is because such timepieces are timeless and would last for a very long time.

Although smartwatches have taken over the watch industry, not a lot of people are buying them because they think that such a timepiece is a waste of money. The people who are saying that only look at the cons and not the advantages that these smart devices bring.

Today, I am going to go over some of the huge advantages of having (and wearing) a smartwatch, so do read until the end to understand what I am talking about in this article.

They Are More than Just a Timepiece

A smartwatch is more than just an accessory that tells the time; it is actually deemed as an extension of your smartphone.

Here is the basic feature set of a typical smartwatch:

  • The ability to send/receive calls and texts
  • The ability to monitor your heart rate
  • The ability to track how many steps you’ve taken thus far
  • The ability to make video calls
  • The ability to allow you to know what the weather is going to be on a particular day
  • So much more

You Cannot Lose It

When you are just wearing a typical watch, there is a chance that you are going to lose it. I’ve lost some watches back in the day and that is simply because of clumsiness. I am sure that other people share the same sentiment as well.

Since smartwatches can be tethered to your smartphone, you can use your phone to track where your smartwatch is, thereby, finding it whenever you lose it.

They Are Good Fitness Trackers

I think it is safe to say that almost all of the smartwatches that you can find on the market have some sort of fitness tracking functionality built into them. Some even went on to say that smartwatches are basically glorified fitness trackers since they come with additional features as well.

Having said that, people that are conscious about their physical activities would definitely gain some value in buying a smartwatch. This is especially true if you are trying to lose weight and you want to get to a certain number of steps each and every day.

See Your Notifications Directly on the Device

If you are constantly looking at your smartphone for any notification, then you are running the risk of getting too addicted to your mobile device. Fixing that is easy by getting yourself a smartwatch. The good thing is that although smartwatches allow you to receive notifications from your phone to the said device, it still has somewhat of limited functionality.

Keep Track of Your Daily Progress

Smartwatches can be connected to your smartphone and because of that, it can be used to help track important statistics. This is especially true if you want to know how many calories you have burned so far during the day, among many other useful features.

Entertainment on the Go

Since smartwatches can have added functionality with the use of your mobile device, you can download some games that you can play directly on the watch itself (though not all smartwatches can do this, there are some that definitely can).