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Best TicWatch smartwatches 2022

TicWatch Pro 3 Vs Pro 4g
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When you're trying to find a smartwatch that best fits your needs, you'll want to consider a few factors. You'll find that many wearables run on Wear OS, including the Mobvoi TicWatch smartwatches. Whether you prefer rugged or sleek, simple or robust, there's no shortage of options. Our favorite from this brand is the TicWatch Pro 3 Ultra. It's pricey, but it'll be money well spent for most users. You'll get loads of smart features, battery life that goes on for days, and a gorgeous dual display. If you're still not sure, we've rounded up some of the best TicWatch smartwatches for you to choose from.

Ticwatch Pro 3 Ultra Gps Lifestyle

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Best overall

Reasons to buy

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Incredible performance
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Unbeatable battery life
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Innovative dual display
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Snapdragon Wear 4100
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Improved health sensors

Reasons to avoid

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Too bulky for some wrists
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Only one color option
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Expensive

When I reviewed the TicWatch Pro Ultra 3, I found that it truly does it all. With a generous number of features, unbelievable battery life, and tons of fitness tracking perks, it's one of the best Android smartwatches going — and why it's still a daily watch for me. 

What you'll probably notice first, though, is the uniquely brilliant display. The TicWatch Pro 3 Ultra uses layered display technology, which helps extend the battery life even further. For example, Daily Mode allows you to use all of your watch's features, but you'll need to charge it every night. There's also Extended Mode, which allows you to use essential features and will only require a charge every couple of days or so.

When it comes to features and tracking, there's a lot to unpack. For starters, you'll love having voice-activated Google Assistant, mobile payments with Google Pay, built-in GPS, heart-rate monitoring, activity/sleep tracking, smartphone notifications, and more. While the design is slimmer and more lightweight than previous Pro models, it still comes in a 47mm case. This might be a bit too large for some wrists, so that's something to think about. The price tag isn't in the value category, but if you can swing it, this is one of the best TicWatch smartwatches out there.

TicWatch E3

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Best value

Reasons to buy

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Lightweight design
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Snapdragon Wear 4100
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Solid fitness tracking
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Blood oxygen monitoring

Reasons to avoid

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Bezel is a bit bulky
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Mediocre battery life

Based on the price, I was hesitant about how much the Ticwatch E3 could offer. However, once I reviewed the watch, I quickly realized that it was a fantastic wearable. This is especially true if you're a budget shopper who doesn't want to spend a fortune on a smartwatch. 

You get the new Snapdragon Wear 4100 chipset for amazing performance, for starters. The lightweight design will look familiar as it loosely follows what we've seen in previous TicWatch E models. You get a 1.3-inch HD display with a large bezel around the watch face. This model is compatible with 20mm interchangeable bands, and comes with IP68 water resistance that's suitable for pool swimming.

There's also a great selection of health/fitness features on the TicWatch E3. You'll have built-in GPS, activity/sleep tracking, heart-rate monitoring, blood oxygen tracking, and more. There's also a built-in mic and speaker for Google Assistant and NFC for Google Pay. You'll also have to accept the mediocre battery life, other than the love-it-or-hate-it bulky bezel. It'll typically last for two days on a single charge, but you can opt for Essential Mode. This will limit certain features to help extend battery life when necessary.

Ticwatch Pro 3 Lifestyle

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Best for outdoors

Reasons to buy

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IP68 water resistance
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Excellent battery life
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Heavy on features
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Speaker and microphone

Reasons to avoid

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No ECG monitoring
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Bulky design for some

You won't find a better smartwatch for your outdoor lifestyle than the TicWatch Pro 3. Wherever you go, the Pro 3 can go too. During my review of the watch, I took it on camping trips, cutting down trees on my property, and through various workouts, and it kept going. When you combine this level of durability with unlimited tracking abilities, including proactive sport modes, swim monitoring and swim style detection, a built-in GPS, heart rate sensor, and sleep tracking, there's not a whole lot that the Pro 3 can't do.

The proactive sport modes allow you to keep going at your own pace without slowing down to mess with your watch. It's powered by TicMotion, which is Mobvoi's suite of proprietary AI algorithms. It proactively detects your motion, tracks your swim activities, and provides your fitness records without you having to press or do a thing. The dual-layer display will ensure you always have the important information visible and stretches the battery to up to 30 days in essential mode. Simply get going, and it will follow suit.

Mobvoi TicWatch C2+

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Best for fashion

Reasons to buy

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Stylish design
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Slim, lightweight profile
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Increased RAM, better performance

Reasons to avoid

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Battery life isn't great
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More expensive than predecessor

Everything you loved about the original TicWatch C2 is available on the new TicWatch C2+. The design may not have changed much, which I was happy about when I reviewed the watch because I loved the style of the original. In fact, you'll hardly be able to tell the difference when looking at the two in a side-by-side comparison. But what the upgrade brings in the new model is performance. You get twice the RAM at 1 GB, which makes a remarkable difference in the overall performance.

It probably goes without saying that the TicWatch C2+ and its predecessor are the two most stylish options from Mobvoi. If you want to make a fashion statement with your smartwatch, you should consider these two watches. Those who also want the best possible performance should upgrade to the TicWatch C2+. You'll also enjoy plenty of other perks such as built-in GPS, heart-rate monitoring, activity tracking, mobile payments, and more.

TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE

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TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE

Best for LTE

Reasons to buy

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LTE connectivity
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GPS, HRM, NFC
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Mic/speaker
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Google Assistant

Reasons to avoid

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Pretty bulky
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Expensive
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Old processor

As time goes on and smartwatch technology becomes more advanced, we see more and more wearables offer LTE connectivity. Mobvoi's first (and so far only) attempt is the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE, and was quite impressive in our review. It's not the newest or most updated smartwatch, but it's the only one that offers LTE connectivity. This allows you to stay connected at all times without having to carry your phone around. As you can imagine, this is a huge perk for those who spend a lot of time outdoors or working out in the gym, and I loved using it when going for road runs.

The TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE is suitable for a lot more than keeping you connected. Mobvoi didn't cut any corners when it came to features. This model has all of the essentials, including a PPG heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, e-compass, ambient light sensor, and low latency off-body sensor. You also have a microphone and speaker built into the watch, making it easy to take calls and use Google Assistant. Keep in mind that at 45mm, this is still a pretty chunky watch. If you think the price tag is worth the added connectivity, this might be the best option for you.

Best TicWatch smartwatches: Which should you buy?

These days, the smartwatch market is overflowing with options. It can be overwhelming to sift through all of the options when trying to find a suitable match. There's a sea of different price ranges, health/fitness tracking perks, smartwatch features, and designs. We can confidently say that the collection of Mobvoi TicWatch smartwatches is worthy of your attention. This impressive lineup offers an ideal option for just about every type of fitness enthusiast there is.

If we're talking favorites, we've got our sights set on the TicWatch Pro 3 Ultra. It's hard to go wrong with its brilliant, battery-conserving display paired with the lengthy list of smart features and fitness tracking capabilities. It's on the expensive side, especially when you compare it to some of the others on this list. However, do your research and you'll find this is quite a steal, considering all of the perks and upgrades you're getting. The TicWatch Pro 3 Ultra is easily one of the best TicWatch smartwatches you can buy right now.

No matter what your ideal fitness smartwatch looks like, you can probably find a match for your needs on this list. You can rest assured that you'll be on your way to achieving your goals with any of these TicWatch models on your wrist. When you combine any of these promising smartwatches with the easy-to-use TicHealth app, success will be just around the corner.