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    The authors of The Verge criticized modern smart watches. This was reported on the website of the media.

    According to portal columnist Victoria Son, smart watches of popular brands have an activity tracking function, but are poorly adapted for amateurs active rest. Son noted that this is due to the lack of physical buttons on most models.

    The author gave an example of a situation when an athlete is jogging, swimming in a pool or riding a bicycle. To check the distance traveled, the pulse or the number of calories burned, the user has to interact with the touch screen of the watch – wipe the hand from sweat or remove the glove. Because of the complex controls, the journalist called such a watch useless.

    experience with the Apple Watch. According to the specialist, such a problem is absent in watches aimed at professional athletes – for example, Polar or Garmin. “Some even use a combination of touch and button controls – this is ideal because you can always use the most convenient method for a given situation,” the author emphasized.

    Previously, Counterpoint analysts said that according to the results of the first quarter of 2022, Apple Watch was the most popular smart watch in the world. Below are devices from Samsung and Huawei.

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