There are plenty of Wear OS watches out there, but not all of them have one of the most essential features you could ask for — a heart rate sensor. Not only are heart rate sensors great for accurately tracking how hard you're going during a workout, but they're also helpful for keeping track of your ticker to make sure everything's working as it should. If you want a Wear OS watch with a heart rate sensor, these are the ones to get!
- Always connected: TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE
- Sport tech: Fossil Sport
- Meshes well: Skagen Falster 3
- Classy: Fossil Explorist HR
- Hello, gorgeous: Fossil Venture HR
- Battery for days: TicWatch Pro
- Full throttle: Diesel On Axial
- A style all its own: Diesel On Full Guard
- Does it all: Misfit Vapor 2
- A touch of elegance: Fossil Gen 5 Julianna
- Classic Style, High Performance: Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle
- Classy and smart: Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3
TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE has a dual-layer display technology that not only helps to preserve battery life but also makes its visibility crystal clear even in direct light. Mix that with great performance, a cellular radio, and a heart rate sensor to give you the ultimate smartwatch letting you go where your adventures take you and not worry about the need for a phone.
Powered by the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, the Fossil Sport delivers improved performance and battery life. Along with Google Pay, the Fossil Sport also features GPS and a heart-rate sensor in an incredibly lightweight body.
Taking what is already great about the Falster 2 and making some thoughtful refinements makes the Falster 3 another great smartwatch in its lineup, including a Snapdragon 3100 processor, 1 GB RAM, 8GB storage, as well as the heart rate sensor. Skagen also gave us a gorgeous chainmail style watch band for a striking and powerful Wear OS watch.
While the Explorist HR from Fossil may not have the newest processor, it still runs smoothly and looks great doing it. With its sleek and classic design on the outside, it's housing a heart rate tracking, GPS, and NFC for your payments. Whether it's on a business trip or a vacation, this watch will look great in both situations.
The Fossil Venture HR has all the same great tech as the Exlorist HR, including the NFC for your payments on the go, but it wraps all the smarts up in a design that might appeal to someone looking for a wearable with a more feminine touch. While the Venture HR may look like it's just a piece of jewelry, on the inside, it's working hard so you can take it easy.
Much like the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE, the Pro model also uses that same unique two-screen design, letting you switch back and forth between Smart and Essential Mode to extend your battery life up to 30 days. It keeps all the other sensors, including the heart rate sensor, that its 4G/LTE sibling does, only the TicWatch Pro forgoes the cellular radio.
Diesel On Axial is the watch that is large and in charge. Though it may be a big watch, its space is filled with 1GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage, built-in GPS, a heart rate monitor, NFC for Google Pay, a microphone, and its speaker all come together to make sure this watch can handle anything you throw at it.
Diesel watches are known for two things — being large and having a bold style, their smartwatches are no different. The Diesel On Full Guard has a triple-button setup with two customizable buttons flanking a center button to help to navigate Wear OS. It's also swim-proof, has built-in GPS, and of course, a heart rate monitor. This watch is designed to keep you connected and help your watch game stand out.
If you are looking for a watch that has a simple design that allows it to blend in with just about every outfit seamlessly, then the Misfit Vapor 2 might just be for you. Its feature list is just as impressive as its design, the Vapor 2 is packing Google Pay, GPS, a heart-rate sensor, and can even be used in the pool!
As part of Fossil's Gen 5 series of watches, the Julianna comes with top-of-the-line technology like the Snapdragon 3100 processor, on-board GPS, excellent water resistance, and of course a heart rate monitor. Fossil packages this into a beautiful case that has a rose gold as well as a nice black and rose gold color choices to match with your style.
Just like its Gen 5 partner the Julianna, Fossil's Carlyle comes with the best technology out there. These two watches share everything on the inside, which includes the NFC for Google Pay, a speaker, microphone, 1GB of RAM, and of course, the heart rate monitor. The only difference is the Carlye leans more towards the traditional case stylings, and offers black and silver for case colors.
The combination of design prowess of Emporio Armani and the smarts of Google's Wear OS creates a sleek and powerful smartwatch. A classic style with tasteful modern touches helps this watch look great in any situation. On the inside, it packs a heart rate monitor, GPS, speaker, microphone, and NFC for Google Pay. Whether it's a boardroom or on a surfboard, with this watch, you're good to go.
Casually looking good is sometimes a difficult task to pull off, well the Armani Exchange handles it well. The case has traditional stylings and some added flair around the watch face with some facet-like marks. Packing a microphone, 3 ATM water-resistance, GPS, heart rate tracking, and NFC for Google Pay helps you go from the gym to a night out in style.
TAG Heuer is known for legendary craftsmanship, and when you pair that with some of the best technology out there, you end up with one of the most amazing smartwatches on the planet. Made from materials ranging from titanium to ceramic, rose gold to diamond, you know that you will have a smartwatch like none other. Powered by an Intel Atom processor, GPS, heart rate monitors, NFC for Google Pay, you'll be able to own your day in high style.
A high-tech watch with sensors like its gyroscope, altimeter, heart rate monitor, and GPS combined with 1GB RAM means you have a watch that will fly right through your day with nary a care. Package it into a 42 or 40 mm ion-plated stainless steel case with modern stylings from Movado, and it's hard to go wrong.
A classic-styled case that comes in a black, silver, or rose gold color option and a nice leather band at a reasonable price is a well-worth consideration, especially when you consider the intelligence packed inside it. With a suite of AI-focused fitness apps, heart rate monitor, GPS, NFC for Google Pay, and a beautiful AMOLED display, the TicWatch C2 is a fine all-around smartwatch.
If you want a smartwatch that'll help you get and stay active, the TicWatch S is for you. Unlike most Wear OS watches, the watchband of the TicWatch S is built into the case and can't be replaced. Not only does this make the watch super comfortable, but with the GPS chip built right into the watchband, it performs better than a lot of its competitors.
Watches with built-in speakers usually have higher price tags than their more affordable counterparts, but the TicWatch E is a wonderful exception to that rule. Not only does it have a speaker, but it's also equipped with a heart-rate sensor, built-in GPS, local music storage, and dust/water resistance. The watch retails at $160, but frequent sales often bring it down just $130!
The TicWatch S2 has a lightweight case that is certified military-grade durable, rated 5 ATM water-resistant, includes a microphone, and a heart rate monitor making it a great addition to all of your outdoor adventures.
With a simple design and the internal chops to handle most any situation, the TicWatch E2 is an excellent choice for anyone who is looking for a smartwatch on a budget. You get a watch with 5 ATM water resistance, a heart rate monitor, AI-enabled fitness tracking, and it comes in a lightweight, versatile case for all your needs.
If you want a watch that can take anywhere you want to go, the Casio "Pro Trek" Outdoor is the one. With military-grade durability, a dual-screen mode to keep battery and visibility a priority, sensors galore, and a water resistance rating of up to 50m, you can trust that on your next hike or dive, your watch will be ready for you.
Misfit took their Vapor 2 and updated the case style to include two additional buttons with more case color options. The Vapor X also got the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 processor to help you get more done and to power the round 1.2 inch AMOLED display.
Michael Kors fashion is on full display with the Access Sofie Heart Rate smartwatch. The watch comes in a wide variety of case colors and band styles to ensure it can complement your style as you choose. You'll also get a heart rate monitor, GPS, a great looking screen, and NFC to use with Google Pay for your next purchase.
Much like the Access Sofie from Michael Kors, the Runway is here help up your fashion and tech game at the same time. With a change in case style and a new variety of color options, the Runway has what it takes combined with a great set of internal specs to make sure you are at the top of your game.
The iconic scallop style around the screen comes in five different case colors with interchangeable style bands. Further, customize your watch by putting your favorite images from Facebook or Instagram as your watch face. While looking great, you and your smartwatch will breeze through the day with Wear OS to keep you connected.
The Montblanc Summit 2 uses ultra-premium materials on the outside and matches it up with the top of the line specs inside to make this smartwatch one of the best Wear OS watches out there. Using the Snapdragon 3100, an altimeter, 5 ATM water resistance, and a heart rate monitor the Montblanc Summit 2 can help you reach the summit of the mountain and the gorgeous coral reefs all in the same day,
The Moto 360 fills its strikingly beautiful watch with some of the top technologies around like the Snapdragon 3100, 1GB RAM, 8GB of storage, and a heart rate sensor to create a top of the line smartwatch. This watch is ready for a workout or a night out; either way, it will look and perform great.
The Michael Kors Access MKGO stands out as a device that has its own sense of style, while also being a strong performing smartwatch. It has a great looking display that is simple to navigate via touch or the rotating crown. This makes checking notifications, your heart rate reading from the onboard sensor, or using navigation a breeze.
The Bradshaw 2 brings the timeless style of a traditional timepiece to the smartwatch that looks great at the office. In terms of the technology powering this watch you get a top of the line processor, NFC for mobile payments, GPS, along with a heart rate sensor. The Bradshaw 2 is here to look great and keep you connected.
The Garrett from Fossil may look like a traditional sailing watch, but the tech inside is anything but traditional. Powered by the latest Snapdragon 3100 processor, 1GB RAM, an altimeter, GPS, along with a heart rate sensor, the Garrett is ready for anything. Since it also has a 3ATM water resistance rating, you can still take it sailing.
If heading into the great outdoors is in the cards for you, then the Suunto 7 will make a great companion. This durable smartwatch is filled with over 70 sports modes, offline mapping capabilities, and even heatmaps for trails. Its bright screen, long battery life, and heart rate sensor will make sure you have the info you need when you need it.
Tell more than just time with your watch
There you have it, folks — a collection of all the best Wear OS watches that come equipped with a heart-rate sensor. There are a few we recommend above the rest. First up, the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE with its fantastic dual display helping get the most out of your battery and keeping your essential info always in clear view. Paired with solid internal specs, the ability to always be connected using it's 4G/LTE radio, and its AI-focused health apps, you will be able to roam life untethered.
If you're looking for something a little classier and have a few more dollars to spend, we really think you'll be quite happy with the Mont Blanc Summit 2. It combines the newest internal hardware with top-notch materials for a premium smartwatch experience. For the sporty side, it's hard to go wrong with the Fossil Sport. It's affordable prices, great looks, and has good internal specs will keep you moving and paying on the go.
No matter which of these watches you decide to go with, you'll be able to keep connected to your life and track your heart rate, whether it's for your next marathon or just regular heart health monitoring.
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