Smart Watch Out

by Mike Hunter

With technology changing everything, the wrist has some competition with the new Apple watch. But the classics never die. Here are some great timepieces just an arm’s length away.

apple-watch-w38ss-ml-selApple 38mm and 42mm Case 316L Stainless Steel

This Sapphire Crystal, retina display, ceramic back smartwatch is all the craze. The phone does most of what an iPhone will do and includes a heart rate sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope. It is Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled and has up to 18 hours of battery life. $699 men’s; $649 women’s

Kairos_Hybrid_MSW115Kairos Hybrid MSW115

This watch text messages, emails, takes incoming calls and comes in gold with a dot matrix face. Bands are available in leather or rubber. Fitness, navigation, remote control features and push notifications are just some of the features that this limited-edition smartwatch offers. $1,399

olio-watchOlio Model One Steel

Olio Devices is a new, design-focused company that is producing a smartphone for the ages. The watch enables many of the digital features of mobile phones and includes texting, email, social media, scheduling, weather, alarm, stopwatch and more. $645

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