The best Apple Watch alternatives in 2024

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The list in brief ↴
1. Best overall: Fitbit Versa 4
2. Best cheap: Amazfit GTS 2 Mini
3. Best health data: Fitbit Sense
4. Best for runners: Garmin Venu 2
5. Closest dupe: Galaxy Watch 6
6. Best design: Pixel Watch 2
7. Best hybrid: Withings ScanWatch Horizon
8. Other options
How to choose
How we test

The best Apple Watch alternatives provide options for those not convinced by the design, performance or price of Apple's smart wearables. We're big fans of the Apple Watch ourself, but there are other options out there, and some of them offer better battery life, useful features or better value.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects. 

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