T he Coolest Smartwatches
More companies are releasing new smartwatches, adding to the watch's traditional time-telling capabilities with Bluetooth features so that users can pick up phone calls, track their fitness levels, and even monitor their heart rate, all from their wrists.
According to a report released in May by research firm IDC, the wearables market is showing continued growth in its smartwatch categories.
"There's a clear bifurcation and growth within the wearables market," said Jitesh Ubrani, senior research analyst for IDC, in the report. "Smartwatches attempt to offer holistic experiences by being everything to everyone.’
Following are 10 of the coolest smartwatches CRN has seen so far in 2016.
(For more on the "coolest" of 2016, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")