Best Smartwatches Under Rs.2,000
Wearable technology and smartwatches have seen a considerable growth in recent years thanks to Apple Watch, Samsung Gear and Fitbit. Many people are now buying smartwatches and fitness bands as it has become an attractive and useful gadget to wear on your wrist instead of a traditional watch. They provide an easy way to access information and alerts without checking your mobile phone and much more.
The top end variants of smartwatches like Samsung Gear S3, Apple Watch Series 3 and Pebble are way too expensive for an average user. Many people are buying good fitness bands like Fitbit and Garmin Vivofit. There are some good mid-range smartwatches under Rs.10,000 like the Tommy Hilfiger watch. In the budget section below Rs.5,000, the Spice Smart Pulse and Noise Loop Lite Smartwatch are quality watches that you can go for.
This article is intended for an entry-level smartwatch buyer who can’t afford to spend more than Rs.2,000. At this price range, you can get smartwatches with average build quality, smart features and fitness features without burning a hole in your pocket. They can be a better option than buying a normal watch or digital watch under Rs.2000. But be aware, the quality you can expect is what you pay for.
We understand that it can be a cumbersome task to find out the best smartwatch for your needs under Rs.2000. There are plenty of smartwatches to choose from in this price. That’s why we have compiled a list of the best smartwatches under Rs.2000 in India.
1.Noise Turbo Black Smartwatch
Overall Best Pick
This wonderfully designed budget smartwatch offers a plethora of functionalities at a reasonable price. It can act as a smartphone on your wrist as well as a fitness tracker. If you are looking for a well-built smartwatch or a fitness tracker band under Rs.2000, then you can easily go for the Noise Turbo Black.
A great thing about the Noise Turbo Black is that the manufacturers haven’t compromised on build quality at all and they have designed it as a fashion accessory that you can wear with confidence. Let’s have a detailed look at the smartwatch, its pros and cons.
The Noise Turbo Black sports a metallic dial with 1.22-inch circular HD IPS display. The display has a resolution of 240*240 pixels. The dial quality looks premium because of its metallic finish. The crafting and metal sandblasting of the dial are impressive. There are 3 watch faces (clock display style) for the Noise turbo black and the touch sensitivity of the display was smooth.
There is a 0.3MP standalone camera on top of its dial. On the right side of the watch, there are 2 tactile buttons where one act as a home/sleep button and the other as a back button. On the left side of the watch, you have a micro USB charging port and microphone. On the back side of the watch, we have a speaker, SIM card slot, SD card slot and battery compartment.
The strap of the watch is made out of silicone rubber which can be a turn off for many people. The watch is very lightweight and weighs just 64 grams. The Noise Turbo Black can resist splashes of water but it is not fully water resistant. Overall the dial and display look good for a cheap budget smartwatch under Rs.2000, but the strap quality was not really up to the mark.
The Noise Turbo Black is running on a MediaTek 6261 chipset and Nucleus OS. It has a 32 MB RAM and a 32 MB ROM which can be expanded up to 32 GB. The device has certain sensors like Pedometer sensor to count the number of steps and Motion sensor to set gestures.
This smartwatch has a SIM card and memory card slot. You can insert a SIM card to call directly from your Noise Turbo Black. A drawback here though is that it only supports 2G connectivity.
The device comes with 280mAh battery that takes 2 hours to charge from 0-100%. GoNoise claims that the battery lasts up to 1 day but the actual standby time was approximately 10 hours. When SIM card is inserted and used as a phone, the battery backup will be even lesser. So in battery front, the performance is not that great.
The Noise Turbo Black offers a number of functions such as – make and receive calls, get social media alerts, read text messages, play music, set an alarm clock and use a calculator. It has the anti-lost feature that detects when it goes away from a connected smartphone. You can use the smartwatch as a remote camera to click pictures on your phone through smartwatch.
Fitness band features like step motion meter, sedentary reminder and sleep tracker which accurately monitors your health is present in this smartwatch budget smartwatch under Rs.2000. For this to work, you have to install the Fun Run App from play store on your smartphone and connect to your watch via Bluetooth. You can track the calories you burnt through this app and get many insights into a healthy life.
The Noise turbo black is compatible with smartphones running on Android 4.3 Jellybean and above. For using fitness features you have to install an app called “Fun Run” on your phone. The smartphone and smartwatch can be connected through Bluetooth (BT3.0).
|DIAL||Circular – Metal|
2. Captcha Y1
The Captcha Y1 has many smart features and it can be used to make and receive calls by inserting a SIM card. You can also Sync your mobile phone with the smartwatch via Bluetooth. Once your watch is connected to the phone you will be able to access your phone book and make calls, get notifications and alerts. You can even use Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter on it.
The next entry in our carefully selected list of best smartwatches under Rs.2,000 is Captcha Y1 model. You can use it as an independent smartphone by inserting a SIM card or as connected to your smartphone without inserting SIM card. Let’s look at the detailed review, pros and cons of this budget smartwatch.
The watch dial is circular in shape and made of aluminium. It has a 1.54-inch IPS display having 240*240 pixel resolution. The display looks good for a cheap smartwatch. The strap is made of rubber and has a textured design. It has 2 tactile buttons, a micro USB charging slot and a microphone on the front side of the dial.
The backside houses the speaker, SIM slot, microSD card slot and battery. The watch weighs 195g and is a little bit on the heavier side. Overall build quality was average as you would expect from a cheap smartwatch.
The Captcha Y1 has an MTK6261D CPU. The memory is expandable up to 32GB with a microSD card. The SIM card slot supports Nano SIM G Sensor and network bands like GSM850/900/1800/1900MHz. It doesn’t have many sensors for fitness tracking except pedometer.
It has all the smart features expected like making a call and receiving a call by inserting a SIM card. You can also Sync your mobile phone with the smartwatch using Bluetooth. Once your watch is connected to the phone you will be able to access your phone book and make calls, get notifications and alerts etc.
The watch has Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp support. It has the calendar, clock, voice recorder and calculator apps preloaded. As it is not having many sensors, the fitness features are limited to pedometer and sleep monitor.
The Captcha Y1 has a 280mAh battery that lasts up to 10 hours under normal usage. If you are using only by connecting to your phone, then the battery backup is very good.
This smartwatch support all the Android phones. It can be paired with smartwatch through Bluetooth. The smartwatch will not support iPhone. Warranty is non-existent for this smartwatch so be careful before buying it.
|DIAL||Circular – Metal|
3. Alcatel Kids Watchphone
The Alcatel Watchphone is designed specifically for kids. Parents can track the location and call their child when necessary with the help of this smartwatch. It doesn’t have all the features one would expect from a smartwatch but it can be used by children and parents as a protective device.
This smartwatch designed specifically for kids is our next entry in the best budget smartwatch list under Rs.2,000. Launched by a trusted brand like Alcatel, this smartwatch is aimed at those parents who are worried about their Kids and want to keep a constant vigilant over their ward. Parents can track the location of their kids using this smartwatch easily.
This smartwatch is built in such a way that it won’t fit in adults wrist. The OLED display of this watch looks good but it is not touch enabled. The dial and strap are made of TPU (Thermo Plastic Poly Urethane) material which is water resistant. The watch weighs just 40g and is ideal for kids.
This watch has a pace calculator and motion monitoring sensor respectively. These sensors work in unison using a blend of GPS, GMS and WiFi both indoors and outdoors to locate your child anytime. For this, you have to install a dedicated app called ‘Move Time Track and Talk‘ which is compatible with both iOS 7 and above and Android 4.3 and above, from the Apple Store or Play Store, and set a safe-zone for your kids to geo-locate them when they leave the safe-zone. You will get a notification on your smartphone whenever your kid leaves this preset territory.
The watch requires a SIM card to enable call functionalities. Parents can store up to 10 numbers on this watch so that their child can call. The watch has a microphone and speaker for this.
The Alcatel watchphone has a battery life of up to 4 days at standby and a continuous talk time of 2 hours. It doesn’t have a micro USB charger instead it has pogo pins for charging.
All in all, this is a well-built smartwatch with location tracking and call functionality only. It doesn’t have all the features one would expect from a smartwatch but it offers a kids branded smartwatch that can be used by children. There aren’t many quality smartwatches of its kind for kids under Rs.2000 in India right now. So we highly recommend this watch.
|DIAL||Square – TPU|
|STRAP||Thermo Plastic Poly Urethane (TPU)|
|COMPATIBILITY||Android & iOS|
4. Bingo T50
Beautifully Designed Smartwatch
The Bingo T50 is a beautifully designed budget smartwatch with fitness features. Bingo has designed this watch carefully starting with the dial design. The dial is made of stainless steel material that is rust-proof and corrosion resistant. It has a 2.8-inch touch display with 240*240 pixel resolution. It has a lot of smart functionalities as well.
The Bingo T50 smartwatch is a beautifully crafted smartwatch that has sold numerous units in India. Bingo has designed this watch carefully starting with the dial design. The dial is made of stainless steel material that is rust-proof and corrosion resistant. It has a 2.8-inch touch display with 240*240 pixel resolution. The strap is made of rubber with a textured look.
The Bingo T50 Smartwatch can be connected through Bluetooth with a smartphone. It can also function as a phone by inserting a SIM card. The Watch can be connected with smartphonesoperating on Android and iOS. Bear in mind this is not a waterproof watch though I felt that they should have done that.
The Bingo T50 has a 128MB RAM and 64MB ROM under the hood. The memory can be expanded up to 16 GB. The biggest positive of Bingo T50 is its battery. It packs a solid 380mAh battery that has a continuous talk time of 4 hours and a standby time of 180 hours. This is one of the best smartwatches under Rs.2000 in terms of battery life.
The Bingo T50 has an array of features one would expect from a smartwatch. It also has many fitness-centric features under its belt. It contains a heart rate sensor to monitor your heart condition. It also has sleep monitor, pedometer to count steps, sedentary reminder and calorie count indicator.
All in all, this is a great budget smartwatch that you can buy with fitness band features under Rs.2000 in India.
|DIAL||Square – Nano toughened Glass Screen|
5. Bingo U8
Best Budget Smartwatch
The Bingo U8 is a cheap budget smartwatch with smart functionalities and fitness features in India. There are plenty of variants of this brand in India with the same design but different name. So be careful to buy the right smartwatch.
The Bingo U8 smartwatch is the cheapest entry in our list of best budget smartwatch under Rs.2,000. Don’t get turned off by its price, the watch packs some serious specifications. We recommend this smartwatch to those users who are very tight on their budget and can’t afford to spend more than Rs.1,000.
The Bingo U8 has a square dial with 1.44-inch TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen. The dial is made out of plastic and it is not water resistant. The brightness of display was comparatively less. The strap of this smartwatch is made of rubber material. In terms build quality, you get what you pay. Not so admirable.
The watch is running on Android and has compatibility with smartphones running Android. You can use it as a dedicated phone or by connecting to your smartphone. It offers a lot of features you would expect from a smartwatch. You can make calls directly from the watch as it has an inbuilt mic. It gives a ringing reminder when you receive a message on your android phone from Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter or Skype. This smartwatch has an anti-lost alarm function that goes off when the cell phone is beyond your reach.
Apart from that, this budget smartwatch under Rs.1000 can act as a fitness band as well. It has many sensors to enable fitness functionalities like G-Sensor, Sleep Monitor and Pedometer sensor. You can track the number of steps taken and calories burned with the help of an app.
The watch provides a 320mAh battery which can last about 2 days on standby. With continuous usage, it only lasts a day. The weight of this smartwatch is just around 200 grams. Overall, the Bingo U8 is an entry-level watch that offers the features of a smartwatch under Rs.700. If you are not expecting a lot you won’t be disappointed with this smartwatch.
|DIAL||Square – Plastic|
6. Celestech WS02
Value For Money Smartwatch
The Celestech WS02 is a smartwatch that offers decent built quality and design at an affordable price. Just like Bingo, this smartwatch also has many knock-offs in India under different names. This is a value for money watch that you can consider instead of a digital watch or wristwatch considering its price. If you are not expecting a lot from a smartwatch at this price, it won’t disappoint you.
The Celestech WS02 is a smartwatch that offers decent built quality and design at an affordable price well under Rs.2000. It has a square dial shape made of stainless steel and a textured rubber strap. The display is 1.54-inch and has a 240*240 pixel resolution. The dial contains a 2MP camera as well. The watch weighs at 249g and a bit on the heavier side.
It comes with two working modes, company mode and network mode. The company mode lets you connect with other devices using Bluetooth. It can connect to iPhone as well with limited functionality. The network mode lets you use your smartwatch as a phone. With this mode on, you can receive calls and send messages with your smartwatch.
It also has a set of features of a smartphone in it like calculator, anti lost feature, audio player, sound recording and camera. This smartwatch also offers fitness band features like pedometer, sedentary reminder and sleep monitor.
Coming to the battery life, the Celestech WS02 packs a 380mAh battery. This is one of the better smartwatches in terms of battery standby. It takes around 2 hours to fully charge the device.
In conclusion, this is a cheap budget smartwatch that you can consider instead of a digital watch or wristwatch under Rs.2000. If you are not expecting a lot from a smartwatch at this price, it won’t disappoint you.
|DIAL||Square – Stainless Steel|
|COMPATIBILITY||Android & iOS|
7. Estar Smartwatch
Budget Clone of Apple Watch
The Estar smartwatch is a budget clone of the very popular Apple Watch at under Rs.2000. Even though it is a knock-off of Apple, it does pack a lot of punch. The watch weighs just around 100g only and it is one of the lightest smartwatches under Rs.2000.
The Estar smartwatch is a budget clone of the very popular Apple Watch at under Rs.2000. Even though it is a knock-off watch, it does pack a lot of punch. The watch weighs just around 100g only and it is one of the lightest smartwatches under Rs.2000.
Starting from the design, the watch is made as a carbon copy of Apple Watch with low-quality materials. The dial is made in a square shape and has digital “crown” to scroll and zoom just like Apple Watch. The dial is made of metal and the strap is rubber.
The Estar smartwatch has a 1.2-inch touch display with 320*320 pixel resolution. You can connect it to your smartphone via Bluetooth for getting push notifications and alert on your smartwatch. The watch has many smartphone-like features such as Camera, SIM card, Accelerometer and Gyroscope sensor. This enables it to function as a fitness band as well even though with a limited functionality.
The E Star has a battery backup of approximately a single day. All in all, this knock-off Apple Watch under Rs.2000 is a great way to fool your friends.
8. Captcha Y11
Good Quality Smartwatch
The Captcha Y11 has a unique feature that it offers a Bluetooth headset inside the box. The Captcha Y11 can function as a smartphone by inserting a SIM card or as connected to a smartphone. The design and build quality of this watch are also very good.
The Captcha Y11 is another good smartwatch you can consider under Rs.2,000. A unique feature of this smartwatch is that it offers a Bluetooth headset inside the box. The Captcha Y11 can function as a smartphone by inserting a SIM card or as connected to a smartphone. The Bluetooth v4.1 for pairing smartwatch and phone is backwards compatible. So it will connect with almost all the latest smartphone as well as the old ones.
This watch is made up of a metallic square dial and a rubber strap. It weighs just 118g. The 1.54-inch capacitive touchscreen display has a 240*240 pixel resolution. The overall design and build quality are pretty good for a budget smartwatch under Rs 1500.
The Captcha Y11 has all the functionalities of a smartphone and some of the features of a fitness band. With dedicated SIM card slots, you can use the smartwatch to make or answer calls or receive and send text messages. The watch’s built-in speaker allows you to listen to your favourite music anywhere.
The Captcha Y11 smartwatch has some fitness-centric features. Sleep pattern and daily step count are two important fitness activities that you need to keep a track of. You can use this watch to do the same as it comes with a sleep monitor, a pedometer, and a sedentary reminder.
The Captcha Y11 has a battery with 4 hours of continuous talk time. At standby, it can last more than a day. Overall, the combination of Smartwatch+Bluetooth headset is a compelling reason to go with this budget smartwatch under Rs.2000
|DIAL||Square – Metal|
That sums up our list of best smartwatches under Rs.2000. We hope that we have helped you pick the right product. If you have any queries or if you think we have left out any great smartwatches under Rs.2000, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below. Cheers!