Apple Watch 2 is not the only smartwatch that can be paired with an iPhone, as a slew of iOS-compatible wearables are already on shelves.
We lined up five alternatives to the second generation of Apple Watch, for those who want to try to accessorize their iPhones in a completely surprising way.
The gadget has Android Wear out of the box, but thanks to Android Wear for iOS it will be a great companion for your iPhone as well.
Similar to the Apple Watch, the Huawei Watch comes with a Sapphire Crystal display and stainless steel case, giving it a really posh look. Huawei is one of the manufacturers that sticks with the traditional round circular display for the gadget. However, this brings some text cropping issues.
The Huawei Watch has features for steps tracking, sports activities tracking and heart rate monitoring. The Manufacturer touts that it is website an "intelligent data center," which means that its data gathering can help optimize exercise routine.
Get Huawei Watch at Best Buy for $299.
Garmin vívoactive HR
Some have called the Garmin vívoactive HR is "the most complete sports watch ever made." Getting inspired by Apple Watch's multiple sports tracking, the vívoactive HR features modes for walking, running, golf, cycling and rowing via Connect IQ.
Garmin's precise and sharp notifications support makes the vívoactive HR a strong Apple Watch rival, and it also packs a battery life ready for eight days of intense activity.
Claim the Garmin vívoactive HR for $249.99, with free U.S. ground shipping.
Tag Heuer Connected
Android Wear does offer some luxurious smartwatches, and none is better than the Tag Heuer Connected.
The Connected takes a leaf out of classic Tag's design book, and the premium build is paired with incredibly detailed custom watch faces. Android Wear is doing its thing discretely in the back, but keep in mind that iOS 8.2 or newer compatibility is also a given.
It features a slew of apps, sensors and quite a few strap options.
The smartwatch costs $1,500 on the manufacturer's site.
Casio Smart Outdoor WSD-F10
For users who often find themselves exploring the outback, Casio Outdoor Smartwatch could be their go-to choice. The smartwatch is a synergy between traditional smartwatch features and the durable G-Shock brand.
It sports apps crafted for fishing, biking and hiking and a slew of sensors. Thanks to the wide array of compatible apps and services, a world of data is at the owner's fingertips. The manufacturer gifted the Casio Outdoor Smartwatch with a mode that prolongs battery life to a full month.
The wearable, which is powered by Android Wear, plays nice with iPhones carrying iOS 8.2 or newer.
It costs $500 on the manufacturer's web page.
Fossil Q Founder
Fossil is one classic watchmaker unafraid to step into the smartwatch territory, and it does so while keeping a rather traditional form factor.
It runs Android Wear out of the box but is compatible with iPhone devices, as well. It is also one of the few smart watches that packs 1 GB of RAM. On the downside, the "flat tire" effect found in the Moto 360 is also present here.
The Q Founder is a really posh choice for techies who want to make a step toward timeless elegance while wearing today's gadgets.
You can buy one for $205 on the official site.