List of Smartwatches That Lets You Pay Conveniently
We’ve all been dependent on our gadgets. We use them all the time. As much as we are relying on them, we as well try to utilize their features for our convenience and now we can do almost everything with the use of a gadget on our wrists. Smartwatches have been a crowd-favorite among wearables. Developers have been constantly adding new features and now not only smartphones can instantly buy you a cup of coffee, your smartwatch can pay for you too!
Payment systems like Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, and Google Pay offers the ability for our smartwatches to do our transactions. However, all of these would depend on what smartwatches we are using and since different people have a particular preference and each smartwatch has its own offerings as well, it seems easy to get confused which one should work for you.
Furthermore, not all establishments have adapted to these payment systems yet so we might want to get familiar with which payment should we go for and the smartwatch that best fits us.
So, what smartwatch should you buy then? Are you an avid Apple user? Do you like Samsung more? Do you prefer another brand that runs on Android?
All of these questions are just a start but we’re more than happy to help!
We’ve listed below which smartwatch supports each payment system for your convenience.
Apple PayApple Watch Series 4
Apple Watch Series 3
Apple Watch Series 2
Apple Watch Series 1
Apple Watch (1st generation)7
All Apple Watches support Apple Pay and this is a no-brainer as Apple is proprietary with all of their products.
Apple Pay works with NFC terminals and depending on the retailer or the card you may need to enter your pin or signature to complete your purchase.
Also, you don’t need to have your iPhone with you when paying. Isn’t that nice?
Gear S2 Sport
Gear S2 Classic
Gear S3 Frontier
Gear S3 Classic
The Gear Series and Galaxy Watch features Samsung Pay and supports NFC payments. You can use the Gear Series with any Android phones too and that’s a plus if you prefer other phones rather than Samsung’s.
Though the Galaxy Watch pairs with iOS, it does not support Apple Pay. The Galaxy Watch as well let’s you pay without your phone but requires network connection through LTE, 3G or 4G.
Fossil Q Explorist HR
Fossil Sport 41mm
Huawei Watch 2
LG Urbane 2nd Edition
LG Watch Sport
Skagen Falster 2
Misfit Vapor 2
Looking for a different brand? Thankfully, the tech market has a lot to offer and most of these smartwatches supports Google Pay. Google Pay works with NFC payments as well.
Though above are the major payment systems, Garmin and Fitbit offered their own payment systems as well namely Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay in support for their fitness trackers.
So have you decided which smartwatch works for you? Let us know in the comments below!
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