Level up your tech with the best smartwatches to try in 2024

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Technology is developing and it’s developing fast. It’s hard to keep up with what the latest and greatest in the world of tech is and we get it, it can be overwhelming.

However, there are endless benefits we can take from these amazing developments in tech and the way they can improve our lives are actually kind of amazing – enter the smartwatch.

These days watches go beyond the simple task of telling the time, they monitor your heart rate, sleep quality, take calls, play music, act as portable photo frames and tell when you’ve been sitting down for too long (rude).

So, if you’re trying to kick fitness goals, monitor your overall wellness or you’re just a fan of wearable tech, then you’re at the right place. Read on as we’ll be taking a look at some of the best smartwatches on the market to try in 2024.

The best smartwatches to shop in Australia in 2024


Fitbit Charge 6

$259.95 at The Iconic

The original smartwatch that started it all, the Fitbit was designed to focus on wellness and fitness milestones. The durable band makes it easy to exercise in, comfortable, and even waterproof. 

The Charge 6 monitors heart rate, stress management, oxygen, sleep quality and diet. It also has contactless payment features which means you can leave the house with only your watch.

Key features:

  • Lightweight silicone construction
  • One small and large infinity band
  • Requires one rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
  • Available in three colours: silver & white, black & black, and gold & red


Apple Watch SE

$396 at The Good Guys

The smartwatch that boosted the concept onto the mainstage, the Apple Watch SE is easy to use and reliable with fitness and wellness tracking, safety features and you can take calls and answer messages straight from your wrist!

Key features:

  • 40mm watch face
  • GPS
  • Water resistance rating of 50 metres
  • Available in three colours: starlight, midnight and silver


Garmin Venu Sq ‘Music Edition’

$300 at Myer

The experts at Garmin have perfected the smartwatch and this luxurious option looks as sleek on the wrist as it is easy to use.

Full of features, this watch will not only tell the time but show you your calendar, take calls and texts, let you pay contactless and also monitor all of the health levels you could think of.

Key features:

  • Bright colour display
  • Tracks your heart rate
  • Tracks sleep, stress and energy levels


iConnect Active

$59.95 at The Iconic

This well-priced alternative is a fantastic beginner watch, especially if you aren’t wanting to fork out the big bucks just yet.

This watch will monitor heart rate and sleep, as well as track your exercise and physical activity.

Key features:

  • Compatible with Android and IOS
  • 37mm case size
  • 6 day battery life


Samsung Galaxy Watch 5

$499 at The Iconic

As sleek as it is packed with features, the Samsung Galaxy Watch tracks an array of activities and wellness levels such as fat percentage, sleep levels and physical activity. 

You can also compete with friends and choose your watch face to suit your style. 

Key features:

  • Display size 3.04cm
  • Monitor your health around the clock
  • Super-fast charge designed to give hours of power from minutes of charge

What is the best smartwatch to buy in Australia?

Everyone has different goals when it comes to smartwatches, so in order to decide what is best for you, you’ll need to think about the main purpose you want your smartwatch to serve.

Top brands for smartwatches include Apple, Fitbit, Samsung and Garmin, with each brand providing slight variations with both functionality and aesthetics.

What are the five top smartwatches?

Based on price and rating, the top five smartwatches on the market in 2024 include the Apple Watch SE, Samsung Galax Watch 6, Garmin Forerunner 265, Fastrack FS1 Pro, and Fire-Boltt Newly Launched Quest smartwatches.

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