Wearable Technology

9 Coolest Wearable Gifts for Dads on this Father’s Day

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Father’s day is fast approaching. Have you thought out of a gift to give to your father? For a change this father’s day, why don’t you get your father something really cool and trendy? Get him one of the following wearables that will completely thrill him.

1. Felix cuff wearable headphones

Wearable Headphones
The good this is that this device gets rid of the tangled earphones dilemma. This device has built in Bluetooth headphones. It provides high quality headphones which can be accessed instantly in order to enjoy music or listen to an audio book.

Pros

  • Notice cancellation
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • High quality sound

Cons

  • Limited functionalities

2. Samsung gear S2

Samsung gear S2
This wearable has an appealing display and uses a clever rotating bezel that is very useful. It also feature a beautiful display, solid health tracking and an impressive battery life.

Pros

  • Works on multiple android phones
  • Healthy battery
  • Beautiful display

Cons

  • Few available apps
  • No speaker phone
  • Not compatible with iPhone

Price – $299.99

3. Huawei watch

Huawei Watch
This is a stylish watch from Huawei which also features a high resolution fully round crystal display. Sounds impressive right? Well the downside is that it lacks that fine tuning of functionalities

Pros

  • Comfortable to wear
  • Impressive display
  • Includes Wi-Fi
  • Latest android platform

Cons

  • Thick and bulky
  • Short battery life
  • Lack of ambient light sensors

Price – $299.99

4. Apple watch

Apple Watch
This device requires one to be an iPhone user so as to be compatible. Some have termed the apple watch as the best smartwatch ever made which is really a huge statement befitting the device performance and design. It is available in two sizes, six unique finishes and three models.

Pros

  • Robust notifications
  • Excellent hardware
  • Thousands of apps to choose from
  • Impressive battery life

Cons

  • Quite expensive
  • Lack of integrated GPS receiver

Price range – $350 – $10,000

5. Garmin Vivo active

Garmin Vivo Active
This device is compatible with both iOS and android which opens the market even more. More users can therefore use this device regardless of their smartphone platform. It is an excellent choice for people engaging in sport activities.

Pros

  • Daily activity tracking
  • Very comfortable
  • Specially made for fitness tracking
  • Healthy battery life

Cons

  • Limited apps to choose from
  • Limited display space

Price – $249.99

6. Sony smartwatch 3

Sony Smartwatch 3
This device is made with and advanced android wear connectivity in a design that is waterproof. For those who enjoy to run, you are guaranteed to enjoy its unique abilities to track via GPS and also the ability to listen to music even as you do your workouts.

Pros

  • Standard microUSB charger
  • Healthy battery life
  • Waterproof design
  • Integrated Wi-Fi and GPS

Cons

  • Only compatible with android

Price – $249.99

7. Fitbit surge

Fitbit Surge
This is an impressive device with respect to daily activity tracking.it comes with a GPS receiver to fully support fitness. The most unique thing about it is that it has an active user community of friends and family to keep you motivated.

Pros

  • Compatible with android and iOS phones
  • Integrated heart rate monitor
  • Comfy design
  • Really impressive battery life (up to a week)
  • Cons

    • Limited smartwatch functionality

    Price – $249.99

    8. Microsoft band

    Microsoft Band
    This device integrates most of the features you would want for a device that is of this nature. It has the following functionalities; GPS running capability, daily activity tracking in addition to smartwatch functionality. However it may not be the best device for someone who is an avid marathoner.

    Pros

    • Integrated GPS receiver
    • Continuous heart rate monitor
    • Allows for user customization
    • Compatible with windows, android and iOSplatforms
    • Healthy battery life

    Cons

    • Somehow large and rigid
    • Not waterproof

    Price – $199.99

    9. Fitbit charge HR

    This is without a doubt the bench mark in activity training. A downside to it is that it is fairly expensive and it is not technically a smartwatch. Debate is rife whether this should be classified as a smartwatch.

    Pros

    • Caller id functionality
    • Able to track stairs, sleep, steps and more
    • Really impressive battery life (up to a week)
    • Integrated heart rate monitor

    Cons

  • Technically not a smartwatch

Price – $149.95

Conclusion

Make this day more cool and special for your father by sending some cool latest gifts.
Go ahead then, choose one of these cool wearables and make this father’s day the one day your father will live to remember.

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