Best hybrid smartwatches 2023

As much as we love Android smartwatches' functionality, there's no denying that traditional timepieces tend to look better on the wrist, so why not consider a hybrid smartwatch? Thanks to the highly competitive market for these wearables, it's easy to find something that looks like a regular watch but still offers some of the best features of an Android smartwatch. If you think this might be just what you're looking for, check out some of the best hybrid smartwatches below!

What are the best hybrid smartwatches? 

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Finding the right hybrid smartwatch compromise

The best hybrid smartwatch is a relative choice, because it's just as much about your aesthetic preferences and wrist size as it is about the smarts that take up a tiny portion of the display. 

That being said, the Garmin Vivomove Sport has so many uses besides telling the time. With detailed activity tracking, heart-rate monitoring, and sleep monitoring, the Vivomove Sport will help you track your body's health and your fitness goals via the Garmin app. It's a fantastic Garmin smartwatch without the bulky look of its peers.

Fitness enthusiasts will also be in good hands with the Withings Steel HR, which shows steps, distance, calories, heart rate, alarm times, and more. It has very similar specs to the Vivomove Sport, but with its own distinct steel look that you may prefer.

If you're more interested in style but don't want to lose essential fitness tracking, you'll want to turn to Fossil smartwatches. The Fossil Carlie and Monroe Hybrid both look fantastic while offering tools like heart-rate monitoring, activity tracking, customizable buttons, and smartphone notifications across weeks of battery. And you can choose the best design that speaks to your visual tastes.

Looking for a durable watch that can handle any activity you throw at it? The Garmin Instinct Crossover is tough to beat, with a 10ATM water resistance rating and a whopping 70+ days of battery life if you use the battery-saver mode. 

Courtney Lynch

Courtney Lynch is a freelance writer at Android Central. She's obsessed with all things health, fitness, and music. At any given time, she can be found checking out the latest and greatest gadgets while simultaneously petting her dog and sipping iced coffee.

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