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Garmin has considered a new and more accurate way of measuring SpO2 levels. (Image source: Garmin)

Garmin patent revealed with aim of improving SpO2 monitoring in smartwatches

The USPTO has published a patent for 'three-wavelength pulse oximetry', filed by Garmin in 2020. The new style of sensor could make its way into commercially-available smartwatches, although Garmin is expected to launch the Foreru...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 18:04
After an update, users have complained about fast-draining batteries in Garmin Fenix 6 smartwatches. (Image source: Garmin)

Garmin Fenix 6 models develop battery health issues following update

A battery-related problem with Garmin Fenix 6 smartwatches has been reported. Users claim that their batteries are draining at ~2% an hour, significantly reducing the wearable's lifetime. The issue was discovered following a recen...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 12:56
Xiaomi has teased the Band 7 in multiple colours. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Band 7: Official teasers finally confirm release date with specifications also disclosed

Xiaomi has lifted the lid on the Band 7, potentially to be sold as the Smart Band 7 outside China. Not only has Xiaomi revealed what the Band 7 looks like, but it has also confirmed the fitness tracker's launch date and several fe...
Alex Alderson, 20 May 2022 11:55
Concept designs of the Afon device show the blood glucose monitor as an easily portable and integrable sensor. (Image source: Afon/Iterate - edited)

Afon teases its non-invasive blood glucose monitor again while sharing recent crucial steps toward its finger-stick elimination goal

Afon is back teasing its promised portable and non-invasive blood glucose monitor. The Wales-based firm has already offered a glimpse at its device and has now shared details about further steps it has taken to make its blood suga...
Daniel R Deakin, 20 May 2022 11:07
The reported Bip 3 Pro could have the same features as the Bip U Pro (above). (Image source: Amazfit)

Amazfit Bip 3 and Bip 3 Pro health smartwatches leak in Zepp app source code

Two possible new Amazfit smartwatches have been discovered, the Bip 3 and the Bip 3 Pro. AndoirdTR found the devices in the source code of the Zepp app, which also suggests that the Bip 3 Pro will have the same functionality as th...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 10:31
The Withings ScanWatch Horizon is now available in the US. (Image source: Withings)

Withings ScanWatch Horizon with medical-grade SpO2 sensor launches in the US

The Withings ScanWatch Horizon has launched in the US for US$499.95. The device builds on the ScanWatch, with a more elegant design. A rotating stainless steel bezel doubles as an ECG monitor, plus the gadget has a medical-grade S...
Polly Allcock, 20 May 2022 10:13
The Xiaomi Band 7 is expected to debut in June. (Image source: Denis Cherkashin)

Xiaomi Band 7: Price of NFC model and design leaks ahead of anticipated June release

It appears that Xiaomi is close to announcing the Band 7, its next-generation fitness tracker that will replace the Mi Band 6. Not only has the design of the Xiaomi Band 7 leaked, but so has the price of its NFC variant.
Alex Alderson, 19 May 2022 22:35
A new HarmonyOS software update has been issued for the Huawei Watch GT 3 smartwatch (Image: Huawei)

New Huawei Watch GT 3 HarmonyOS software update introduces iOS wallet and respiratory health feature

Among other changes, the new firmware update for the Huawei Watch GT 3 includes an intriguing feature that allows the smartwatch to detect lung infections by utilizing its integrated blood oxygen sensor.
Enrico Frahn, 19 May 2022 22:13
The Watch D is one of the first smartwatches that can monitor blood pressure levels without requiring a separate device. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch D: Smartwatch with blood pressure measurement capabilities and ECG analysis is coming to Europe

Huawei has announced that it will sell the Watch D in Europe. To be released for €449, the Watch D can monitor blood pressure levels, take ECGs and provides up to 7 days of battery life.
Alex Alderson, 19 May 2022 15:18
The Watch Series 8 is now rumoured to receive a redesigned chassis, as well as a flat display. (Image source: Jon Prosser & Ian Zelbo)

Apple Watch Series 8: New render images emerge in what could also be the Apple Watch Extreme Edition

A typically well-informed leaker has shared renders of this year's Apple Watch refreshes. Billed as the Watch Series 8 and the Watch Extreme Edition, the pair are expected to arrive with flat chassis and flat displays, both signif...
Alex Alderson, 19 May 2022 10:45
The Huawei Band 7 will be available in four colours, all with a thinner and lighter case than the Band 6. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Band 7: Fitness tracker arrives in Europe for €59.99 with 14 days of battery life, an AMOLED display and a SpO2 sensor

Huawei has introduced the Band 7 in Europe, a fitness tracker that it already sells in China. The Huawei Band 7 will retail for €59 in the Eurozone, matching its predecessor's launch price. The Band 7 offers up to 14 days of batte...
Alex Alderson, 18 May 2022 14:59
The Watch GT 3 Pro comes to Europe in five styles and two sizes. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro introduced globally with new all-titanium variant

Huawei has released the Watch GT 3 Pro outside China. As expected, the smartwatch comes in a new all-titanium variant that Huawei restricts to its larger 46.6 mm case size. The Watch GT 3 Pro features plenty of health tracking fea...
Alex Alderson, 18 May 2022 14:30
The Watch FIT 2 will cost between €149.99 and €229.99, depending on the model. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch FIT 2: Upgraded fitness tracker introduced in three styles from €149.99

Huawei has announced the Watch FIT 2, a fitness tracker with a 1.74-inch AMOLED display, numerous exercise modes and GPS connectivity. The Watch FIT 2 will start at €149.99 and will be available in three styles, which Huawei bills...
Alex Alderson, 18 May 2022 14:30
Garmin is rumoured to unveil the Forerunner 255 and Forerunner 955 series in June. (Image source: Dokunmatik Rakun)

Garmin Forerunner 255 and Forerunner 955 series emerge on FCC before US release and possible June announcement

The FCC has published documents for Garmin's upcoming Forerunner 255 and Forerunner 955 series smartwatches. The pair are thought to be only a month away from release and should include special Music variants.
Alex Alderson, 17 May 2022 22:45
The Apple Watch Series 8 could receive a flat display, among other display changes. (Image source: Jon Prosser & Ian Zelbo)

Apple Watch Series 8 to launch with a flat display in major design change

Reputedly, Apple has developed flat display glass for a future Watch Series device. According to reports, the intended smartwatch could be the Watch Series 8, which is destined for a September release.
Alex Alderson, 17 May 2022 22:35
The iPhone 14 series is rumoured to arrive in under four months. (Image source: @ld_vova)

Leaker shares details about Apple September hardware event with iPhone 14 Pro, Apple Watch Extreme Edition and Apple M2 showcase

According to reports, Apple has settled on a date for this year's September hardware launch event. Supposedly, Apple could have more than just its annual iPhone refresh planned, such as the Apple Watch Extreme Edition. Even Apple ...
Alex Alderson, 17 May 2022 13:58
The Huawei Band 7 in its four launch colours. (Image source: Roland Quandt & WinFuture)

Huawei Band 7: European pricing and availability leaks for budget fitness tracker

According to reports, Huawei will be introducing the Band 7 in Europe 'within the next few weeks'. The Band 7 has a 1.47-inch display, 5 ATM water resistance and a 180 mAh battery that delivers up to a week's battery life, among o...
Alex Alderson, 16 May 2022 15:31
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The Pixel Watch alongside the Pixel 6a, Pixel Buds Pro and the Pixel 7 series. (Image source: Google)

Google Pixel Watch to launch with older Samsung Exynos chipset predating the Galaxy Watch4 and Galaxy Watch4 Classic

According to reports, Google has utilised a Samsung Exynos chipset for this autumn's Pixel Watch. However, rather than the Exynos W920 or newer, Google is alleged to have opted for the chipset found in the Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Wat...
Alex Alderson, 14 May 2022 21:21
The Galaxy Watch5 Pro could be more durable than the Galaxy Watch4, pictured. (Image source: NotebookCheck)

Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro: Details about Samsung's next flagship smartwatch emerge with a sapphire glass and titanium build

According to reports, the Galaxy Watch5 Pro will debut with a more premium design than the Galaxy Watch4 or Galaxy Watch4 Classic. Purportedly, the Galaxy Watch5 Pro will not feature slim display bezels though, for one reason or a...
Alex Alderson, 14 May 2022 10:19
The Vwar Stratos 2 has GPS tracking and health-related features like a heart rate monitor. (Image source: Vwar via AliExpress)

Vwar Stratos 2 explorer smartwatch has GPS tracking and an AMOLED HD display

The Vwar Stratos 2 is a new smartwatch with GPS tracking and health-related features, such as blood oxygen level monitoring. The gadget has a 1.3-in AMOLED HD display and is 5 ATM water-resistant. With typical usage, the wearable ...
Polly Allcock, 13 May 2022 19:01
The NORM 1 smartwatch has a hidden OLED display and health-related features. (Image source: NORM via Kickstarter)

NORM 1 smartwatch launches with hidden OLED screen and sleep tracking features

The NORM 1 smartwatch is now available to pre-order via a Kickstarter campaign. The watch has a minimalist design thanks to its hidden OLED display. The device is set to rival the Withings Steel HR wearable, with many similar heal...
Polly Allcock, 13 May 2022 18:46
The AURA Strap 2 is available in two sizes. (Image source: AURA)

Apple Watch: Add body fat, muscle and water level-tracking functionality with the AURA Strap 2

The AURA Strap 2 enables body composition analysis on the Apple Watch Series 3 through Series 7. Available in two sizes, the AURA Strap 2 has a six-month battery life, is waterproof and should be more comfortable to wear than its ...
Alex Alderson, 13 May 2022 18:39
The Watch 2 Pro. (Source: Realme)

Realme Watch: First signs of a new generation allegedly appears on official national databases

Realme is now linked to the launch of a third generation of its Watch, a line of square-faced wearables with an increasingly large range of sports- and health-tracking modes. Its product name has reportedly been certified with reg...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 13 May 2022 18:25
The Watch GS 3 is available in Classic Gold, Ocean Blue and Midnight Black colourways. (Image source: Honor)

Honor Watch GS 3: 46 mm smartwatch launched from £189.99 in three styles

Honor has released the Watch GS 3 in UK, starting at £189.99. The smartwatch will be orderable from tomorrow in three colours; Honor will offer the Watch GS 3 elsewhere 'in the near future'.
Alex Alderson, 12 May 2022 22:00
The Wena 3 Ultraman Edition is a smartwatch combined with a wristwatch. (Image source: Sony)

Sony Wena 3 Ultraman Edition: Unique smartwatch and wristwatch combination launches

Sony has introduced the Wena 3 Ultraman Edition, a special edition version of the Wena 3 smartwatch. The Wena 3 Ultraman Edition also features a stylish wristwatch based on the Ultraman series and retails for JPY 68,200 (~US$524).
Alex Alderson, 12 May 2022 14:39
The Galaxy Watch4 series will receive Google Assistant support before the Pixel Watch arrives. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Watch4: Google Assistant availability finally confirmed for before Pixel Watch release

Currently, the Galaxy Watch4 series fly the flag for Wear OS 3, which will also be coming to the Pixel Watch later this year. While Google's first smartwatch is not due until the autumn, Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Watch...
Alex Alderson, 12 May 2022 14:26
The Garmin Epix 2 and Fenix 7 series can now be updated to software version 8.18. (Image source: Garmin)

Garmin Epix 2 and Fenix 7 families benefit from new features, bug fixes and optimisations with latest software updates

Garmin has released substantial software updates to the Epix 2 and Fenix 7 series. Distributed as software version 8.18, the updates are available to all Epix 2 and Fenix 7 series owners, not just those who participate in Garmin's...
Alex Alderson, 12 May 2022 14:23
The 2022 Kumi KU5 Pro smartwatch has a blood pressure measuring tool. (Image source: Kumi via AliExpress)

2022 Kumi KU5 Pro smartwatch launches globally with blood pressure monitoring feature and introductory offer

Kumi has released the 2022 Kumi KU5 Pro globally. The smartwatch has many health tools, such as heart rate and blood oxygen level monitoring. The gadget can also measure your blood pressure using soft silicone airbag technology bu...
Polly Allcock, 12 May 2022 14:00
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Rick Osterloh wearing the upcoming Pixel Watch. (Image source: Google)

Google Pixel Watch: Teasers and availability showcased at Google I/O 2022

Google has lifted the lid on the Pixel Watch, its long-awaited smartwatch. While the company has highlighted the smartwatch's design and a few features, it will not be ready for a few more months yet.
Alex Alderson, 11 May 2022 21:16
OnePlus' limited-time offer. (Source: OnePlus)

Deal | OnePlus 10 Pro is offered with a free Watch in a May 11, 2022-only event

The OnePlus Watch is available for free with the purchase of a new 10 Pro Android flagship smartphone. However, this offer is a flash sale in effect for one day (May 11, 2022) only, and seems to be valid in the US and Canada only....
Deirdre O'Donnell, 11 May 2022 17:31
The Huawei Watch FIT 2 will be available in three styles, pictured. (Image source: Roland Quandt & WinFuture)

Huawei Watch FIT 2: European pricing and specifications of upcoming smartwatch leak in three styles with a larger display and a bigger battery than its predecessor

According to a new leak, Huawei is preparing to release the Watch FIT 2, a true successor to the original Watch FIT. Due to be the third device in the Watch FIT series, the Watch FIT 2 promises to offer a larger battery than its p...
Alex Alderson, 11 May 2022 16:39
Huawei has issued a major software update to the Watch GT 2 Pro, despite being released in late 2020. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro receives long-awaited software update with various changes and optimisations

Huawei has started distributing firmware version to the Watch GT 2 Pro in Europe. Firmware version has a long changelog and is nearly a 100 MB download. Accordingly, Huawei has included numerous changes and opt...
Alex Alderson, 11 May 2022 15:52
Buydig currently offers the proven Garmin Vivoactive 3 for a heavily discounted sales price of just US$99 including shipping (Image: Garmin)

Deal: Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS smartwatch on sale for US$99

Garmin's affordable but stylish Vivoactive 3 with GPS, fitness tracking and decent battery life is currently being offered at a considerable discount, which turns the smartwatch into a very affordable option for budget-minded wear...
Enrico Frahn, 11 May 2022 01:38
The Watch GT 3 Pro. (Source: Huawei)

Rumor | Huawei's Mate Xs 2 and Watch GT 3 Pro will hit the international market with a mid-May 2022 launch event

Huawei's latest launch announcement seems to be for the attention of a European audience, an indication that has sparked speculation that its latest foldable flagship smartphone, the Mate Xs 2, will be the highlight of this show. ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 10 May 2022 23:27
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The Forerunner 945 is just one of the smartwatches that Garmin will replace soon. (Image source: Garmin)

Garmin Forerunner 255, Forerunner 255s, Forerunner 255 Music, Forerunner 255s Music and Forerunner 955 all lined up for release

The Singapore Telecom Licensing System (TLS) has added five upcoming Garmin smartwatches to its database. While TLS has included the Forerunner 955, the leaked Forerunner 955 Solar is nowhere to be seen. Still, Garmin has four ver...
Alex Alderson, 08 May 2022 01:48
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The Galaxy Watch4 has been brought up to the May 1 security patch with R8xxXXU1FVD4. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Watch4: Distribution of May 2022 begins for the Galaxy Watch4 and Galaxy Watch4 Classic

Samsung has started distributing a new update to the Galaxy Watch4 series, including the Galaxy Watch4 Classic. Following on from last month's update, Samsung has brought the Galaxy Watch4 series onto the May 1 security patch. Sti...
Alex Alderson, 06 May 2022 16:01
The Fitbit Versa 4 will look a little different from its predecessor, pictured. (Image source: Fitbit)

Fitbit Sense 2 and Fitbit Versa 4 leak with spring launch date targeted

Reportedly, Fitbit is planning to launch two new smartwatches this spring, both successors to existing models. Supposedly, Fitbit has made a few changes with the Sense 2 and Versa 4, although there is no sign of Wear OS 3 yet.
Alex Alderson, 05 May 2022 16:15
The Galaxy Watch5 series may arrive as three models. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Watch5: Three codenames and model numbers emerge, including a Pro version

According to reports, Samsung is developing three next-generation smartwatches, all with 'Heart' codenames. One upcoming model is 'Heart-Pro', thought to be the Galaxy Watch5 Pro or the Galaxy Watch5 Ultra. While only available in...
Alex Alderson, 05 May 2022 13:36
The Google Pixel Watch in its 40 mm form. (Image source: u/tagtech414)

Google Pixel Watch battery capacity and connectivity options surface

Battery details for the Pixel Watch have leaked, as have the smartwatch's connectivity options. While the Pixel Watch may have a larger battery than the 40 mm and 42 mm versions of the Galaxy Watch4 series, it will only match the ...
Alex Alderson, 05 May 2022 00:16
The Watch GT 3 Pro series may miss out on its Porsche Design edition in Europe. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro: European pricing leaks as possible regional variant emerges

According to reports, Huawei plans to sell the Watch GT 3 Pro in other markets, not just China. Supposedly, Europe could be next on the list for Huawei's latest premium smartwatch, where the company could also release a regional-s...
Alex Alderson, 04 May 2022 21:28
Amazfit may debut a choice of rugged smartwatches soon. (Source: GSMArena)

Rumor | Amazfit will launch a higher-end take on the rugged smartwatch alongside the plastic T-Rex Pro 2

Amazfit is currently thought to have a second generation of the T-Rex Pro, a smartwatch overtly pitched at the outdoors-type consumer, ready to launch soon. However, the Zepp Health brand is also now said to have another wearable ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 04 May 2022 16:07
The A2170 resembles its predecessor, pictured. (Image source: Amazfit)

Amazfit T-Rex Pro 2: FCC listing confirms design, battery capacity and display style

The FCC has published a new listing for an unreleased Amazfit smartwatch. Referred to as model A2170, the smartwatch appears to be the rumoured next-generation T-Rex Pro, thought to be called the T-Rex Pro 2 or the T-Rex 2 Pro.
Alex Alderson, 03 May 2022 00:05
The Apple Watch. (Source: Apple)

Rumor | Apple Watch series 8 units with a body-temperature sensor upgrade are just an algorithm away

Body temperature measurement, tracking or both are among the most hotly-discussed potential features for next-gen smartwatches. However, according to a respected security analyst, OEMs are having perhaps more trouble perfecting it...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 02 May 2022 19:02
The Pixel Watch joins the Galaxy Watch on its right and the Apple Watch on its left. (Image source: u/tagtech414 via reddit)

Pixel Watch leak: 4 eye-opening takeaways

Recently, #TeamPixel fans were given an alleged sneak peek at Google’s first dedicated smartwatch. In true iPhone 4 fashion, a near-final version of the device was found left behind at a bar in the US. Take a look at what to expec...
Brahm Shank, 02 May 2022 12:00
The Apple Watch SE was launched in 2020 as a cheaper alternative to the Apple Watch Series 6. (Image source: Apple)

Apple Watch SE 2022 with always-on display and SoC upgrade on the cards as alleged price and specs leak

The supposed specs and price tag for the Apple Watch SE 2022 have been leaked. This year’s variant of the Apple Watch SE is shaping up to be a decent and more-affordable alternative to the upcoming Apple Watch Series 8. A price in...
Daniel R Deakin, 01 May 2022 22:02
The UB77 from C.B.T. Italia is designed to be a fast and smart commuter e-bike.

C.B.T. Italia UB77: Motor assistance according to heart rate

The UB77 from C.B.T. Italia is a smart, sporty city bike. Thanks to its lightweight carbon frame and electric motor, it is designed to get commuters to their destination quickly and effortlessly. A smartwatch is included in delive...
Benedikt Winkel, 01 May 2022 06:39
The GTR 3. (Source: Amazfit)

Amazfit's latest flagship smartwatch software update lets the GTR 3 Pro respond to notifications with "smart" SMS pre-sets

Amazfit has announced a new software updated for its latest GTR 3/3 Pro and GTS 3 smartwatches. It functions to fix some pre-existing bugs in all 3 devices - however, in the case of the highest-end GTR 3 Pro, it also enables the u...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 30 Apr 2022 13:39
The Garmin Quatix 7 series ranges from US$699.99 to US$1,199.99. (Image source: Garmin)

Garmin Quatix 7 series introduced with features aimed at mariners

Garmin has released the Quatix 7 series, three smartwatches that the company has packed full of mariner-focused features. The Quatix 7 series starts at US$699.99 and peaks at US$1,199.99 for the Quatix 7 Solar.
Alex Alderson, 29 Apr 2022 19:56
The Watch GT 3 Porsche Design retails for CNY 4,688 (~US$715) in China. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch GT 3 Porsche Design presented with a titanium build and an invisible butterfly clasp

The Watch GT 3 Porsche Design joins the Watch GT 3 Pro series as one of Huawei's flagship smartwatches. Unlike the Watch GT 3 Pro series, the Watch GT 3 Porsche Design only comes in one size, 46 mm, and in a dark titanium finish. ...
Alex Alderson, 29 Apr 2022 16:07
The Huawei Band 7. (Source: Huawei)

The Huawei Band 7 is a lithe, affordable update to the Huawei Band 6

Alongside the Mate Xs 2 and MatePad SE, Huawei also launched its latest fitness band, the Huawei Band 7, in China yesterday The Band 7 is an incremental update to last year's Band 6 but arrives in a slightly more compact form, whi...
Ricci Rox, 29 Apr 2022 15:09


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