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Best Luxury Smartwatches of 2022

When it comes to finding the best smartwatch for you, you need to consider more than just what it looks like. Sure, it needs to look stylish and feel good on the wrist but it’s the quality and quantity of luxury smartwatch features that will ultimately determine your decision. To help you find the best 2022 smartwatch for you, we have tested some of the biggest luxury devices out on the market right now and compared their prices, looks and features so you don’t have to.

 

 At Jura Watches, we have a huge selection of men’s and women’s smartwatches for you to browse through on our website so keep in mind that if you don’t find your dream wearable in this guide, there are still plenty of options to explore. Alternatively, why not get in touch with our team of smartwatch specialists who would be happy to provide you with a bespoke shopping experience and assist you in finding the best luxury smartwatch for you. They can also guide you through the fantastic interest free finance and free next day delivery options available.

 

5. Montblanc Summit Lite

 

 

The Montblanc Summit smartwatch collection is home to a stunning series of luxury wearables, all of which combine traditional Swiss watchmaking techniques with futuristic technologies. For us, one of the best 2022 smartwatches from the series is the Montblanc Summit Lite which offers a sleek, more streamlined aesthetic compared to its predecessors. The lightweight cases are engineered from recycled aluminium and come equipped with a crisp AMOLED display powered by the latest Wear Os by Google. This allows for compatibility with both Android and iOS smartphones as well as a 1GB memory, 8GB storage, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS connectivity, Google Pay and Google Assistant. Montblanc also debuts some of their latest health and fitness features on the Montblanc Summit Lite including a new Cardio Coach app which is designed to give you personalised workout recommendations based on your current fitness level calculated by your VO2 max. Alongside live coaching advice, the app keeps track of your progress and adjusts according to your development. There’s also a sleep tracker, stress tracker and Body Energy app which tracks your mental and physical exhaustion to show your current energy level.

 

Key Features:

  • Sleek, lightweight aluminium case
  • Cardio Coach feature
  • AMOLED display
  • Wear OS by Google
  • Sleep and stress tracking
  • Google Pay and Google Assistant

 

4. Tissot T-Touch Connect Solar

 

 

Another fantastic smartwatch engineered from a Swiss watch manufacturer is the Tissot T-Touch Connect Solar. The most affordable design in today’s run-down of best smartwatches of 2022, the T-Touch Connect Solar marks the first connected watch from Tissot, or any Swatch Group brand for that matter, and debuts some of the brand’s most innovative technology to date. Equipped on top of the 47mm cases is a solar-powered display offering up to 6 months of battery life and insane scratch resistance thanks to sapphire crystal glass. As for its smart features, the classic analog display reveals hours, minutes and seconds while a digital screen at 6 o’clock exhibits a perpetual calendar with day, date, week and month and the option for a second time zone. Meteo functions include barometer, weather trend and temperature while timing features for alarms, timer and chrono split, lap and logbook are also accessible through the dial. New to the Tissot T-Touch Connect Solar is the activity tracking which allows you to monitor your step count, calories burned, distance travelled, compass and altimeter. Smart notifications are also new and when connected to a compatible smartphone deliver texts, call notifications, WhatsApp message and even Facebook notifications.

 

Key Features:

  • Solar-powered display with 6 month battery life
  • 100m water resistance
  • Smart notifications
  • Analog and digital display
  • Affordable price point
  • Activity tracking

 

3. Garmin Fenix 7 Sapphire Solar

 

 

The next three smartwatches were all very close in being placed in the top spot and you’ll quickly see why when we start speeling off the vast range of features included in each. Placed reservedly in third is the Garmin Fenix 7 Sapphire Solar range which was launched just last month. Available in three sizes, 42mm, 47mm and 51mm, there is a titanium-engineered case for every wrist and on top is a sapphire crystal protected solar-powered display which offers a battery life of up to 37 days in smartwatch mode. Alongside all the impressive features seen on the best-selling Fenix 6, the Garmin Fenix 7 collection also debuts several new features including an integrated flashlight on the Fenix 7X, a real time stamina function which uses your heart rate, fitness levels and more to track and manage your exertion and a Visual Race Predictor which provides an estimate of what your pace could be for the distance you want to run based on your current fitness levels. There’s also multi-GNSS systems including GPS, GLONASS and Galileo, full-colour TopoActive mapping, smart notifications, music storage and a new Up Ahead feature which gives you a heads-up of selected points of interest coming up.

 

Key Features:

  • Wide range of case designs and sizes to choose from
  • Sapphire solar display with battery life of up to 37 days
  • Real time stamina function
  • Visual Race Time Predictor,
  • GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
  • Integrated flashlight on Fenix 7X

 

2. TAG Heuer Connected Calibre E4

 

 

Another easy choice as one of our best smartwatches of 2022 is the freshly released TAG Heuer Connected Calibre E4. The TAG Heuer Connected has always been one of the most memorable luxury smartwatches on the market, most notably because it is known as the world’s first Swiss Made smartwatch. For the new generation, the Connected Calibre E4 delivers even better technology as well as new watch faces, sports apps and an elegant case design. Appealing to those with smaller wrists, the case delivers a thin height, integrated architecture and a sloped lugs available in 42mm or 45mm diameters. Customisation is not an issue with several straps to choose from as well as watch faces which display your heart rate, step count, weather forecast and much more. Fitness fanatics will also love the design thanks to the innovative sports app which delivers preloaded profiles for indoor running, outdoor running, cycling, swimming, golf and walking as well as guided workouts, GPS function, wellbeing features, sleep tracking, compass and wrist based heart rate monitor. The 2022 TAG Heuer Connected E4 Calibre smartwatch continues to trump its predecessor with an improved battery life of up to 24 hours which thanks to a new charging stand, can be recharged to 100% in less than 1 hour and 30 minutes.

 

Key Features

  • Slender design in 42mm or 45mm
  • Customisable watch faces
  • Interchangeable watch straps
  • Preloaded sports apps
  • Watch charging stand
  • Wellness features

 

1. Garmin EPIX 2

 

 

Making its way into the top spot of our best smartwatches of 2022 run-down is the Garmin EPIX 2. This recent release was a total surprise to everybody this past month, reviving a 2015, square-shaped hand-free navigational device. Trumping its precursor, the new Garmin EPIX 2 delivers a classic round-shaped titanium case with one of the greatest smartwatch displays on the market, an AMOLED screen with a 416 x 416 pixel resolution and touchscreen functionality. Take our word for it when we say this screen is remarkably bright, and despite its power-hungry nature, it still warrants a 16 day power reserve. As for sports, navigation and wellbeing apps, you can expect all the same as seen on the Fenix 7 including a wrist based heart rate monitor, Pulse Ox sensor, hydration tracking, sleep tracking and a Body Battery Energy monitor. There’s also the new real time stamina function, preloaded sports apps, a new HIIT workout activity profile and the PacePro function which keeps you on pace with adjusted guidance during a run. For lovers of adventure, you can make use out of the GPS, GLONASS and Galileo systems which also provide access to multiple navigation satellites for improved position accuracy and multi-continent TopoActive maps with some preloaded and others available to download over Wi-Fi.

 

Key Features:

  • 47mm titanium cases
  • Crisp AMOLED display
  • Battery life of up to 16 days
  • Wrist based heart rate monitor
  • Pulse Ox sensor
  • Preloaded mapping and advanced GPS
  • Preloaded sports apps
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