Best Smartwatches Under Rs.2,000 (April 2019)
We have done a lot of research on wearable devices off lately and decided to bring you a recommended list of smartwatches under various budgets, the first article being the one about smartwatches under Rs.2,000.
We hope this article would let you have a glimpse of what the market has to offer you on such a tight budget.
Note: Don’t expect too much from these smartwatches as all these are cheap rebranded Chinese products. If you are looking for a more reliable smartwatch, it is better to stretch your budget a little bit and go for a smartwatch under Rs.5,000.
With that said, here are the best smartwatches under Rs.2,000 you can buy in India.
1. Novateur Smartwatch
Overall Best Pick
- Stylish design
- Excellent display
- Heart rate sensor
Novoteaur is a previously unheard smartwatch marketing firm in the Indian subcontinent.
This company has a recently revealed a stylish and premium looking device for a budget of just under Rs.3000 in the market targeting consumers looking to purchase a feature-rich smartwatch without shelling a lot of money.
Design and Build Quality
The Novoteur smartwatch is the best-looking smartwatch priced under Rs.3000 currently available in the market.
The square shaped dial with the roman dials watch face will remind you about the traditional Seiko analogue watches.
The faux leather strap is a refreshing change from the silicone and rubber straps usually found on smartwatches in this price point.
The stainless steel frame around the watch face makes this device look much more premium than what it originally costs.
The Novateur smartwatch features a 1.54-inch TFT square-shaped display with 240 x 240-pixel resolution.
This display gets sufficiently bright and the colours appear vivid and contrasty.
The capacitive touch screen technology aides in quickly registering your taps and swipes, offering a smooth menu navigation experience.
The MediaTek chipset inside along with 32MB of RAM and 32MB internal storage runs the proprietary OS on this smartwatch quite smoothly.
There are occasional stutters and lags but considering the price and feature list, it doesn’t pose much serious.
The Novateur smartwatch is powered by Bluetooth 4.0 and is compatible with both iPhones and Android smartphones.
There are options to receive push notifications and calls from your Android smartphone on this smartwatch and it also allows you to reply directly from the watch.
There is a continuous heart rate sensor in the rear of this watch, aiding in your metabolic rate measurement.
In short, this smartwatch also doubles up as a fitness tracker of sorts.
The Novateur smartwatch is powered by a 280mAh Li-ion battery which is rated to last for 6 hours.
This battery takes about 2 hours to completely charge from zero to a hundred,
The Novateur smartwatch combines the elegance of its beautiful design and build quality along with a handful of the useful feature under a very affordable budget.
Faux leather strap
Capacitive touch display
No SIM card facility
|Battery Life||6 Hours|
|Display||1.54 inch LCD|
2. JOKIN V9
- OLED display
- Calls and message notifications
- Compatible with Android and iOS
Jokin V9 is an affordable smartwatch priced under Rs.3000 delivering a lot of features for its asking price.
Design and Build Quality
The Jokin V9 features a trendy design with bright and attractive colour scheme which will definitely attract the youths.
The silicone strap with dotted pattern looks unique and is a welcome change from the plain and boring silicone straps found on other smartwatches.
The clip mechanism is very robust and works well to tightly integrate the watch on to your wrist, no matter the size.
The Jokin A9 features a 1.63-inch OLED display with a resolution of 320 x 320 pixel.
The OLED display provides excellent contrast levels and the dials and the overall interface looks vibrant and vivid.
The rounded dial adds to the charm of this otherwise trendy budget smartwatch.
This smartwatch comes equipped with a 2MP camera with video recording capability.
With the inbuilt accelerometer, this smartwatch is capable of counting your steps and tracks your sleep.
The notifications from the messaging apps and call notifications on the smartphone are promptly displayed without any delay.
The inbuilt 160mAh Li-ion battery inside this smartwatch will last for about 8 hours when synced with your smartphone.
The battery gets completely charged from 0 to 100% in under an hour and a half.
The Jokin A9 is a trendy budget smartwatch with unique features such as a 2MP spy camera with video recording.
The styling and colour scheme of this smartwatch makes it suitable for a young audience rather than the adults.
Multi language support
Display is very scratch prone
|Battery Life||Up to 8 Hours|
3. EYUVAA LABEL Y1S
Feature Rich Smartwatch
- Bluetooth v4.1
- Anti-lost function
- Push notifications
EYUVAA LABEL Y1S is an entry level smartwatch which is suitable for males as well as females alike.
This premium looking smartwatch priced under Rs.2,000 does compete with luxury smartwatches in terms of the elegant design and overall form factor.
Build Quality and Design
This smartwatch features a circular dial and a comfortable strap that’s made of high-quality silicon material. The textured dial perimeter renders a premium feel to the watch.
The strap has optimally spaced holes to adjust the fit in your hands. Whatever be the size of your wrist, this smartwatch fits snug in hand.
Being a comparatively lightweight watch weighing at around 110g, it can be worn without any discomfort.
Processor and Display
Inside this smartwatch is a 1.3Ghz MTK6261 dual-core processor, the details of which are relatively vague to obtain. This is to be expected from a cheap Chinese manufacturer.
This smartwatch features a 1.22-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 240x240 pixels.
This is a touch-enabled display which makes the navigation through the UI quite easy to deal with.
The display on this device is decently bright enough to be legible outdoors. Also, the touch responsiveness seems to be fine.
The EYUVAA LABEL Y1S comes with 4G SIM support which will let you use this device as a standalone communication tool.
This device pairs up with your smartphone using the comparatively newer Bluetooth v4.1 protocol.
This budget smartwatch comes with a VGA camera onboard for occasional selfie clicks. The quality of the images from this camera is decent to say the best.
Usual functions that are expected to be present on entry-level smartwatches are present and accounted for. Sleep monitoring function works surprisingly well.
There is a built-in pedometer on this watch but the calculation of steps taken is a bit off. Sometimes the system fails altogether to register the steps taken.
This smartwatch doubles up as a remote for your smartphone.
You can control the notifications from social media apps as well as system applications such as phone dialer and messages.
What we liked the most about this smartwatch is the music player remote.
With this app, you can control the player on the phone without having to take it out from the pocket while playing a song.
On the compatibility front, the EYUVAA LABEL Y1S works fine with both Android and iOS alike.
Battery life might be one of the most important concerns for any smartwatch user.
This smartwatch lasts for a day on moderate usage and provides a decent talk time of 4-5 hours.
If you’re in search of a smartwatch that should have deep integration with your Android smartphone, the EYUVAA LABEL 1S is one of the products worth considering under Rs.2000.
Features such as anti-lost function and music player remote will come in handy often which although not something very surprising is very much welcome addition for a smartwatch priced under Rs.2,000.
SIM card support
SD card slot
Less accurate pedometer
|Battery life||4-5 Hours|
4. JOKIN A2
Budget Apple Watch Clone
- Suited for budget constrained Apple fanboys
- Easy to clip rubber strap
- Doubles up as a fitness monitor
The JOKIN A2 smartwatch is a budget clone of the very popular Apple Watch at under Rs.2,000.
Even though it is a knock-off watch, it does pack a lot of punch.
Design and Build Quality
The watch weighs just around 100g only and it is one of the lightest smartwatches under Rs.2,000.
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 JOKIN A2 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 connectivity, Accelerometer and Gyroscope sensor.
This entry level budget smartwatch doubles up as an affordable fitness monitor with the help of these sensors.
The JOKIN A2 has a battery backup of approximately a single day and if used continuously will the SIM connectivity, the smartwatch is rated to last approximately for 5-6 hours.
All in all, this knock-off Apple Watch under Rs.2,000 is a great way to fool your friends.
Apple Watch Knock-off
SIM card connectivity
|Battery life||5-6 Hours|
|Display||1.44 inch LCD|
5. SEtracker Kids Smart watch
Best Kids Smartwatch
- Perfect birthday gift for your Kids
- Attractive colour options
- Robust call filtering feature
SEtracker is a relatively unknown Chinese company here in India. The company has recently launched a kids-centric smartwatch in that costs just around Rs.2,000.
Why does your Kid need a smartwatch you may ask?
Design and Build Quality
Talking about the design, the SEtracker smartwatch comes in different bright colours.
The square dial and the strap colour blends seamlessly. Strap material is rubber and the quality doesn’t feel cheap either.
The company provides three months of warranty on this smartwatch. Remember, this isn’t exactly a smartwatch for convenience but rather for the safety of your kids.
Safety Centric Features
For starters, there’s a dedicated SOS button on this watch which can be programmed to send messages and calls to the specified number in a single click.
If you Kid, unfortunately, is in any danger or need any kind of assistance, all he/she would have to do is press the button once and you’ll get notified.
There is a filter option that comes with the watch that lets you pre-set some numbers to be allowed to call to this smartwatch while other incoming calls are filtered out. This function keeps strangers and other spam calls to your kids at bay.
One of the most important features of a Kids smartwatch is the location tracker. This SEtracker smartwatch combines GPS and LBS (Location Based Services) to track your kid accurately.
The SeTracker application, available in Play store and App store will let you track the movements of your Kids in real time via your smartphone or tablet.
In short, this Kids smartwatch from SEtracker addresses some of the social consequences that might make you paranoid otherwise.
Available in attractive colours
Combined GPS and LBS location tracking
Look bulky in the hand
|Battery life||6 Hours|
|Display||1.32 inch LCD|
6. Enew DZ09
Cheap & Good
- Value for money product
- Memory expandability
- Best suited with Android devices
Enew is yet another Chinese smartwatch manufacturer trying their luck in the Indian market.
Design and build quality
This smartwatch features a square dial and resin band with an anti-slip design. This makes the strap fit tight on your wrist.
The main menu key is placed on the brush metal front plate that’s conveniently accessible.
The clasp holding the straps is made of stainless steel and is of high quality in itself.
The 1.5-inch LCD display up front displays decent colours and exhibits average brightness.
If you’re to use this smartwatch in bright sunlight, readability may suffer a little.
This budget smartwatch can be connected to your phone via Bluetooth or by means of an independent 4G SIM card.
It can dial and receive calls and send messages on its own without the smartphone.
On the top of the square dial, the company has provided a 2.0MP camera that will let you take shots, but not of anything much useful.
Usual fitness features such as pedometer and exercise mileage calendar are present on this device and work as expected.
This smartwatch has a provision for increasing the internal memory up to 32GB via an added TF card.
Compatibility is one of the problems with many budget smartwatches.
Android OS has relatively lax security policies compared with iOS and allows these smartwatches to be deeply integrated with the system.
Expect certain functionalities like notification push messages and Anti-lost tracker to not work when you pair this device with an iPhone or iPad.
The Enew DZ09 has a promised battery life of about two days on a single charge.
With cellular connectivity turned on all the time, expect a significant decrease in these number as it will drain more power from the device.
The Enew DZ09 is one of the most feature-packed smartwatches priced under this budget.
Everything works as advertised and gives you the basic functionalities at a fraction of cost what the premium smartwatches retail for.
|Battery Life||5 Hours|
|Display||1.7-inch TFT LCD|
7. SYL Plus
- OLED display
- Stainless steel dial
- 6 months warranty
The SYL Plus is another good smartwatch you can consider for purchase under Rs.2,000.
This entry-level watchphone from the Chinese manufacturer SYL comes with fitness related applications along with improved smartphone integration.
Design and Build Quality
This watch is made up of a metallic square dial and a rubber strap. In the first glance, the SYL Plus smartwatch resembles the Apple watch from a distance.
The quality of materials used for the construction is decent for the price.
The minimal fit and finish of this watchphone gives it a premium look and feel.
The SYL PLUS smartwatch features a 1.54-inch capacitive touchscreen display has a 240 x 240-pixel resolution.
Being an OLED display, this smartwatch offers excellent deep blacks and inky colours indoors but when taken outdoors lacks sunlight
legibility due to mediocre brightness levels.
The SYL PLUS can function as the extension of your smartphone by pairing it with Bluetooth.
This budget smartwatch connects with almost all the latest smartphone as well as the old ones.
The SYL PLUS has most of the functionalities of a smartphone and some of the features of a fitness band.
The watch’s built-in speaker allows you to listen to your favourite music anywhere.
There is a VGA camera upfront to take selfies but with lesser details and overall clarity.
The SYL PLUS 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 SYL PLUS has a rechargeable Li-ion battery with 4 hours of continuous talk time and up to 4 days of standby time.
This battery takes about two hours to charge completely from zero to hundred with the supplied charger.
The SYL PLUS is a decent smartwatch priced under Rs.2000 which will act as an extension to your feature-rich smartphone.
Android, iOS and Windows compatibility
No SIM slot
|Battery Life||Up to 5 Hours|
This sums up our list of the best smartwatches under Rs.2,000.
We hope that we have helped you pick the right product.
If you have a couple of thousand more to spend, be sure to check out our post on Best smartwatches under Rs.5,000 for more choices.
If you have any queries or if you think we have left out any great smartwatches, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below.