Why do you need a smartwatch?

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Jan 21, 2019, 2:25:58 AM via Website

There's an interesting theory that smartwatches are to the smartphone what wristwatches were to the pocket watch. Picture the way the average gentlemen used to have to rummage through his pocket for his watch prior to the 20th century. Now skip forward 100+ years and the average smartphone user still has to dive into his/her pocket to check their phone.

The kicker now is that your smartphone holds far more information than a pocket watch ever did, yet all of which is still locked into your pocket.

Smartwatches aren't for making phone calls, although some can do this, but instead they provide a quick and easy way to check what notifications are on your smartphone, so you can decide whether it's worth delving into your pocket or searching around your bag to fetch your smartphone or not.

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Jan 21, 2019, 8:13:10 AM via Website

I do not see the utility of a smartwatch, just to impress someone who does not have that. More useful, it seems to me to be a multi-function bracelet, especially for those who do sports or for travellers. But if you have an expensive overpriced costume and a super expensive car, then you must have the most expensive watch: it does not matter the brand, but only the price is bigger. His uselessness is equally great!

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Jan 21, 2019, 11:27:44 PM via Website

Eva
A lot of people like new gadgets just to show off!
Personally I think smart watches are a redundant waste of hard earned money!
Why do you need that tiny little screen on your wrist when you have a larger screen already on your smartphone?
Yes it may be inconvenient to reach into your handbag or your pocket to check your phone!
But hey nobody said smartphones are perfect!
As for myself I find a belt pouch for my phone is convenient enough!

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Jan 21, 2019, 11:27:46 PM via Website

Eva
Here is a good example of what I was talking about.
At my favorite electronics store I noticed one of the phone specialists wearing a smart watch!
We talked about it for a couple minutes.
He told me that he just purchased it. And didn't have a opinion about it yet .
A couple of weeks later I saw him again and he wasn't wearing the watch anymore! I asked him why, and he confessed to me that it turned out to be a real pain in the backside, so he got rid of it!

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Jan 23, 2019, 11:32:11 AM via Website

smart watch for me is absolutely not useful. all function that i need already in my smartphone

Eva WeiSorin

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Feb 22, 2019, 10:28:46 AM via Website

Perhaps, for some people is dispensable existence.

Sorin

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Apr 6, 2019, 9:03:51 AM via Website

most of the people are busy in their work or office, and it is not possible to take out mobile phone every time to see notifications of missed calls, messages, social media notifications, etc, so having a smartwatch could save your time, from taking out mobile every time.

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Apr 8, 2019, 12:47:08 PM via Website

Eva, this is a quite interesting theory!

Personally, I use smartwatches to know who text me to know if I should respond now or it can wait, so it saves me time. Besides, it helps me take care of the quality of my sleep and health. So for me, the smartwatch is a useful purchase.

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May 21, 2019, 12:39:06 PM via Website

It all depends on the usage, for persons having smartphones you can say it's useless for the persons having a smartphone but for kids & teens these are very handy in fact.

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Mar 22, 2020, 6:25:27 PM via Website

For me, a smartwatch is a more convenient way to check the time and also it's a decent alarm.

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Apr 28, 2020, 10:13:18 PM via Website

I don't think smartwatch is a necessary device for me. So that's why I never used it

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Jun 30, 2020, 3:42:53 AM via Website

In fact, I do not understand why they are needed. For me, such a purchase is almost useless

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Jul 3, 2020, 8:58:50 AM via Website

I never had a need of buying a smartwatch and that's why I never used. May be in future I need it but not for now.

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Jul 23, 2020, 7:32:37 PM via Website

I bought Apple Watch simply because I like their design ...

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Jul 31, 2020, 4:19:33 PM via Website

I found a really great place with good quality watches called https://www.swissking.to/ and i was very impressed. First of all they look exactly like the original watch. I bought the Roles SV-1 because I was dreaming about this watch all my life but they cost more than fifteen thousand dollars and it is over my budget. I know that they are not real but i am really glad that i found this replica. For all my friends this watch is original and I will keep it secret forever. I already bought the same watch for my father and my girlfriend. I hope they will never know the truth.

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Aug 26, 2020, 1:21:19 PM via Website

To be honest, I also asked myself once and did not think of an answer. For me personally, smart watches are useless and nothing more than an accessory.

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Nov 14, 2020, 1:46:29 PM via Website

I have recently made the switch from Garmin to Suunto (Spartan Sport Wrist HR + Baro) and have been absolutely happy with the switch - read about watch I got on httрs://trigearlab.com/best-triathlon-watch/ . The watch does exactly what I want it to and doesn't add unnecessary or confusing additional features. I'm a somewhat simple guy, and I want something that just works. The Suunto has been no-hassle, once you get used to the differences in the UI.

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Nov 18, 2020, 6:04:34 PM via Website

Yes, I would like a watch like this

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Nov 24, 2020, 4:34:35 PM via Website

to be updated regarding all the incoming messages

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Dec 10, 2020, 2:13:52 PM via Website

I use it as an alarm and regular clock, and I like the design

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Dec 11, 2020, 1:00:10 PM via Website

james_jaden

most of the people are busy in their work or office, and it is not possible to take out mobile phone every time to see notifications of missed calls, messages, social media notifications, etc, so having a smartwatch could save your time, from taking out mobile every time.

If you are busy then why bother to check any of the notification. While it's on watch or phone?

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Dec 11, 2020, 1:03:18 PM via Website

Zize

Yes, I would like a watch like this

did you even understand the post?

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Feb 28, 2021, 7:46:43 PM via Website

That is a great device I suppose. So it would be great to buy one some day :)

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Mar 4, 2021, 2:07:23 PM via Website

I'll tell you about my friend's experience
He is the host of events and thus he keeps track of timings (sees all notifications and reminders), and also monitors sugar (reminders) because he is diabetic

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Mar 4, 2021, 6:25:54 PM via Website

Smartwatches are expensive and not very useful a smartphone have all smartwatch features.

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Mar 8, 2021, 6:44:18 PM via Website

I want to buy a smartwatch. is it worth it?

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Mar 9, 2021, 2:13:34 AM via Website

I also thought about buying a smart watch , but they are quite expensive :( Does anyone know cheaper options?

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Mar 21, 2021, 1:56:43 PM via Website

Sorin

I do not see the utility of a smartwatch, just to impress someone who does not have that. More useful, it seems to me to be a multi-function bracelet, especially for those who do sports or for travellers. But if you have an expensive overpriced costume and a super expensive car, then you must have the most expensive watch: it does not matter the brand, but only the price is bigger. His uselessness is equally great!

Absolutely agree. I like running and a multi-function bracelet is enough for me. There is no need to buy an expensive smartwatch. Though if I had much money, yes, I would buy it ;)

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Apr 1, 2021, 9:20:59 AM via Website

What is your budget?

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Apr 7, 2021, 5:28:40 AM via Website

Just think it's cool and convenient

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Apr 7, 2021, 9:27:15 AM via Website

The list of information is very perfect and detailed

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Apr 11, 2021, 11:05:42 PM via Website

I don't need a smart watch anyway

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