A marvel in itself, the smartwatch is an insignia of the modern-day technological prowess of man.With the potential to influence every facet of our lives, it has today become an indispensable gadget for efficiently managing one’s personal as well as professional life. From sensors that track and monitor various health parameters to connectivity and storage options that assist inone’s work life, every feature provided in a smartwatch is meant to ameliorate some or the other facet of our lives. For someone looking to buy a smartwatch that could help them strike the perfect balance between their health and professional life, we have curated a list of the top 5 smartwatches worth checking out and available to buy in the UAE.

  1. Apple Watch Series 7

Proving its supremacy in the world of technology time and again, Apple has once again created a timeless piece of wonder to behold. Bestowed with cutting-edge technology, which is the hallmark of Apple, this smartwatch is meant only for those who own an iPhone.


Processor – Apple S7

Operating System – WatchOS 8

Compatibility – iOS

Storage onboard – 32GB

Battery Life – 18 hours

Charging method – Wireless

Display – 1.9″ Retina OLED display (484 x 396p)

Size & weight – 41mm (42.3 g)/45mm (51.5 g)

Connectivity – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, LTE

Water resistance rating – IP6X, water resistant up to 50m

  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

Trailing just behind Apple is the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 at the number two spot in our list. Having used its proprietary Tizen OS for its recent models, Samsung has chosen to shift to the Wear OS with this watch. TheWear OS provides enhancedapp support and customization options to the Galaxy Watch 4.


Processor – Dual-core 1.18GHz

Operating System – Wear OS

Compatibility – Android

Storage onboard – 16GB

Battery Life – 36 hours

Charging method – Wireless

Display – 1.4″ Super AMOLED (450 x 450p) display

Size & weight – 40mm (25.9 g)/44mm (30.3 g)

Connectivity – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, LTE

Water resistance rating – IP68, water resistant up to 50m

  • Huawei Watch 3 Pro

The number 3 spot in our list has been taken over by an unexpected contender, the Huawei Watch 3 Pro. Sporting a Titanium body, this watch comes with eSIM support, which unshackles it from your smartphone, making it capable of operating as a standalone device.


Processor – HiSilicon Hi6262

Operating System – HarmonyOS 2

Compatibility – HarmonyOS, Android, iOS

Storage onboard – 16GB

Battery Life – 5 days

Charging method – Wireless

Display – 1.43″ AMOLED

Band Sizes – 22mm

Connectivity – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, LTE

Water resistance rating – 5 ATM, water resistant up to 50m

  • Fitbit Sense

An established player in the fitness bands domain, Fitbit forayed into the smartwatch arena a couple of years ago. Probably the most advanced Fitbit smartwatch to date, The Fitbit Sense leaves the user with a mix of feelings as it comes with some limitations such as lack of LTE connectivity, availability of some features exclusively with a Fitbit Premium subscription, etc.


Operating System – Fitbit OS

Battery Life – 3 -6 days

Display – 1.58″ (448 x 368p) AMOLED

Size& weight – 40mm (49.5 g)

Water resistance rating – IP68, water resistant up to 50m

  • Fossil Gen 6

As one of the players in the smartwatch arena, what Fossil brings to the table via its Fossil Gen 6 watch is an updated processor with more RAM along with an improved Wear OS that supports various third-party apps.


Operating System – Wear OS

Compatibility – Android, iOS

Battery Life – 1 day

Display – 1.28” (416 x 416p) AMOLED

Size& Weight – 42mm (51g)/44mm

Water resistance rating – IP6X, water resistant up to 30m

Choose a smartwatch befitting your everyday requirements

The expanding capabilities of smartwatches are soon going to make them ubiquitous and an inseparable part of our routine lives. The features being on boarded will soon make these smartwatches more valuable in the work environment and indispensable for keeping track of our everyday health. Before making the final buying decision, do consider your requirements and prioritize them. This will help you make a more informed buy- one that would be perfectly tailored to your requirements.

Get the smartwatch of your liking in the UAE

For buying any of the aforementioned smartwatches or others in the UAE, Watches Market is one of the best destinations. It is located on the ground floor # 7 of the Jumayirah Beach Road in Dubai. For online purchases of smartwatches in the UAE, Sharaf DG is the most prominent online store.