Since the debut of the Apple Watch in 2014, a number of Swiss watchmaking companies have tossed their hats in the ring with a connected watch of their own design and conception, proving that connected watches and mechanical timepieces can co-exist
While all the smartwatches offer a range of functional applications, each is designed to appeal to specific audiences. Read on to find the one that suits your tastes, preferences and lifestyle.
Apple Watch Hermès Series 5
Samsung Galaxy Watch3
Garmin MARQ Golfer
Breitling Bentley Supersports B55
Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45
Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon
Best for: The fashion-forward traveller
The Tambour Horizon offers unprecedented levels of customisation, both in its software as well as its hardware. Toggle between multiple iconic Louis Vuitton watch dials, one of which features the colourful stripes and initials personalisation option also found on its trunks and accessories. More than 30 straps can be paired with this watch, all of them easily interchangeable, thanks to a patented system. The 42mm case comes in brushed steel, black PVD and polished steel. Apart from the user-friendly GMT function, the Tambour Horizon is imbued with unique travel-savvy features such as My Flight, found on no other smartwatch. Louis Vuitton’s famous City Guides are now also available in the watch.