Scinex SW20 Smartwatch

Last updated date: July 1, 2019

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Scinex SW20 Smartwatch

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We looked at the top Smartwatches and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Smartwatch you should buy.

Editor's Note August 1, 2019:
Checkout The Best Smartwatch for a detailed review of all the top smartwatches.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 164 expert reviews, the Scinex Scinex SW20 Smartwatch placed 6th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Introducing Scinex SW20 highest quality Smartwatch. Now you can easily make and answer phone calls whenever you like even when your phone isn't nearby. You can read and reply to SMS messages (Android only), receive notifications like WhatsApp and Emails, and stream your favorite music straight from your smartphone device. Taking photos and videos are easy, and with a 16GB memory capacity, you will have plenty of space for them all. Use the watch to connect to your smartphone. Please note that SMS messages, emails, and other notifications will only work when the watch is paired with a smartphone device and Fundo Wear app is installed. Scinex SW20 Smartwatch includes many apps and features such as: - Make phone calls, read/reply to SMS messages (Android only), and receive notifications (Android and iOS). - Transfer all your contacts, stream music, and choose your custom theme. - Take photos, videos and record audio directly from your watch. - Drag music to your SW20 and listen to your playlist. - 16 GB Memory capacity for all your data such as photos and videos. - Download additional watch faces with an Android phone - Set your Alarm, create Calendar events, and use a built-in Calculator. - Pedometer feature and Sleep monitoring to check the time and quality of your sleep/activity. - Battery life holds for 2 days with a normal use. Other features include: - Touch Screen Size - 1.5 Inch. - 16 GB SD Memory. - Multiple Language Support.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

12 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

137 user reviews

What experts liked

The Scinex SW20 can be used in conjunction with your phone or independently, if you insert a SIM card and purchase monthly service. It also has a camera and a 16GB memory, making it a near smartphone replacement instead of a simple companion
- Wiki EZ Vid
July 22, 2018 | Full review
You can read and reply to SMS messages, receive notifications like WhatsApp and Emails, and stream your favorite music straight from your smartphone device. Taking photos and videos are easy, and with a 16GB memory capacity, you will have plenty of space for them all.
- Review Finch
This gadget is one of the devices that offer great features in an affordable price. It allows you to send messages, manage the calls, and check the notifications. You can use it by connecting the phone or the SIM card. The Scinex SW20 16GB Bluetooth Smart Watch GSM Phone synchronizes with your phone to show the contacts and other useful information. It has a 1.5-inch touchscreen, music player, radio, a camera for capturing photos and videos, and supports memory card up to 32 GB. You will get a warranty of 1 year with this smart watch.
- Much Needed
Scinex is here to offer one of the most convenient, affordable, and quality smart watch gadgets that will improve your way of life. With Scinex SW20 smartwach, sending messages, viewing notifications, and managing phone calls can be easily done like never before.
- Best Cheap Reviews
September 29, 2017 | Full review
Scinex SW20 highest quality Smartwatch that allows you to make a call and receive a call, read/reply SMS from your smartwatch. If you want to capture pictures, record video and audio using your smartwatch, Scinex SW20 serves the purpose with the camera of 1.3 Megapixel. It has built-in 16 GB memory and can be extended to 32 GB with a memory slot.
- Smartwatch Guides
April 9, 2019 | Full review
This smartwatch is convenient affordable and is of great quality which will improve your way of life. With this smartwatch sending messages, viewing a message, viewing notification and managing phone call becomes very easy. This smartwatch comes with a quality responsive 1.5-inch screen and camera for taking pictures and recording videos. It comes with a memory card slot and supports memory card up to 32GB. This high-quality watch with unique and sophisticated design will look good on both men and women.
- Veditto
November 7, 2017 | Full review
This enables you to answer any phone call easily and also makes phone calls where ever you want. If your phone is not near or you are driving and cannot hold your mobile you can use this gadget as your best companion that helps you achieve your goals. You can stream your favourite music, read and reply messages and also receive notifications from e mails and WhatsApp. It has 16 GB memory capacity that enables you taking photos and videos and store in it.
- Best Review Of
This device is able to get messages along with other notifications from your watch. Scinex also supports incoming phone calls, Bluetooth, and even managing the contacts in your phone completely from the smartwatch.
- USA Fitness Tracker
The 1.5 inch, square Touch Screen features rounded edges and the screen contains a range of options for the clock face when the smart functions are not in use.
- The Best Watch Review
This watch can work fully standalone and act like a wrist-based smartphone. You can dial calls and write messages directly on the 1.5-inches touchscreen. So you will no longer need to carry a smartphone to make it work.
- Smart Geek Wrist
March 18, 2019 | Full review
What sets this watch apart from others is it’s 16 GB of memory space. You can connect the watch to your smartphone with Bluetooth, or you can insert a SIM card and it will essentially function as a phone.
- Web Cusp
Set your alarm, create Calendar events, and use a built-in Calculator. Pedometer feature and Sleep monitoring to check the time and quality of your sleep/activity. 16 gb memory capacity for all your data such as photos and videos. Taking photos and videos are easy, and with a 16GB memory capacity, you will have plenty of space for them all.
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What experts didn't like

The downside of the design is that you cannot replace the band. It is permanently attached to the body. Plus, the built is not water resistant. Meaning that you have to keep it away from any connection with water.
- Smart Geek Wrist
March 18, 2019 | Full review

Overall Product Rankings

Apple Watch 4

1. Apple Watch 4

Overall Score: 9.0
Samsung Gear 3

2. Samsung Gear 3

Overall Score: 8.8
ASUS Zenwatch 2

3. ASUS Zenwatch 2

Overall Score: 8.7
Apple Watch Series 3

4. Apple Watch Series 3

Overall Score: 8.5

5. Huawei

Overall Score: 8.2
Scinex SW20 Smartwatch

6. Scinex SW20 Smartwatch

Overall Score: 8.1
Fitbit Versa

7. Fitbit Versa

Overall Score: 8.1
TicWatch S Smartwatch

8. TicWatch S Smartwatch

Overall Score: 7.9
Garmin 3

9. Garmin 3

Overall Score: 7.9
Fitbit Versa

10. Fitbit Versa

Overall Score: 7.8
Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch

12. Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch

Overall Score: 7.6
Samsung Gear 2

14. Samsung Gear 2

Overall Score: 7.5

An Overview On Smartwatches

Watches have gone well beyond merely telling the time. You can read incoming texts and emails, monitor your health stats and even make and receive phone calls, all from the device on your wrist. But there’s more than one smartwatch player in town, and the choices can be overwhelming.

Chances are, one of the top deciding factors when choosing a smartwatch is the type of smartphone you own. If you have an iPhone, you’ll find the best compatibility in an Apple Watch. If, on the other hand, you own an Android-based smartphone, an Android-based watch like the Samsung S3 may be a better choice. While most watches can pair with other operating systems, you’ll get the most out of one with the same operating system as your phone.

Then there’s the Fitbit line of fitness trackers. Once merely designed to measure the steps you take each day, these wearables have gotten much more sophisticated over time. Models like the Fitbit Versa have a few of the same features as the iOS- and Android-based watches, offering functions like texting and contactless payment.

Your choice of smartwatch will probably be driven by your needs. If you just need health tracking, for instance, you may not get enough out of the other features to make it worth the extra expense. However, the price variations are minimal — especially if you’re open to an older model, like the Apple Watch Series 3, rather than needing to have the latest and greatest.

With smartwatches, many features are driven by the available apps. You can play games on both Apple and Samsung watches, for instance, but you’re limited by the apps that have been created for those versions. The Apple Watch is by far the top choice in this arena since third-party developers are lining up to make apps that work with the technology. Before you buy, make sure the apps you want are available for whichever watch you’re considering.

After searching the app store, you’ll also want to consider the look and feel of each of the watches. The Samsung Gear S3 has a more traditional watch look, but you may find more bands you like in the Apple Watch. Since the faces of both types of watches are customizable, you’re sure to find a look that works with your own unique tastes.

The Smartwatch Buying Guide

  • You’ll be wearing your watch every day, so appearance is important. Taste plays a big part in this, but Apple Watches have a very basic look. The Samsung Gear S3 looks the most like a traditional watch. With Apple’s watches and the Samsung Gear S3, though, you can change out the digital watch face to suit your mood — or to match your outfit.
  • The Apple Watch, Samsung Gear S3 and the Fitbit Versa all build in advanced fitness tracking, although this is one area where Fitbit outdoes all others. You’ll get accuracy and more information with a dedicated fitness band. Samsung’s tracking is the least accurate of the three watch groups.
  • If you choose a watch with cellular built-in, you’ll be able to accept and make calls and texts even when you’re away from your phone. You’ll have to pay an additional monthly fee for that, though, in addition to paying more for the watch. Only the Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 and the Samsung Gear S3 have this feature. To use this phone capability, you’ll need to have a device that’s compatible with the watch you choose, which means a phone with iOS for the Apple Watch or an Android-based one for the Samsung watch.
  • In addition to phone functionality, you’ll also need the right smartphone to take full advantage of the Apple or Samsung watch’s features. The Fitbit can sync with either iOS or Android, allowing you to accept texts and connect to the Fitbit app.
  • When you put your smartwatch on, you want it to run on battery power for at least the entire workday. The Apple Watch Series 3 or 4 will run for up to 18 hours on a charge. Both the Samsung Gear S3 and the Fitbit Versa promise battery life of up to four days, but this will vary depending on use.
  • If you own a smartphone, you’re probably already aware of the apps that are available for your operating system. The same situation will apply to your smartwatch. Apple has far more apps than Samsung, although both manufacturers suffer from a shortage of apps specific to smartwatches. Fitbit’s bands are even more limited, with these bands primarily used to track health data.
  • Since you’re wearing it on your wrist every day, it’s important to find a band that won’t weigh you down. Apple’s smartwatches are the lightest, with the Series 3 weighing 1.12 ounces and the Series 4 weighing 1.69 ounces. Samsung’s Gear S3 weighs slightly more, at 2.24 ounces, while the Fitbit Versa weighs 5.1 ounces.
  • In addition to weight, it’s also important to consider how much real estate the watch will take up on your wrist. The Apple Watch is available in two sizes, 40 mm and 44 mm, so you can choose the size that works best with your wrist. The display area of the Gear S3 is smaller, totaling only 33 mm, or 1.3 inches.
  • One popular feature of today’s smartwatches is the ability to pay at the register without taking out your wallet. All of the watches have payment built-in. You’ll just need to add your credit card before you start shopping. There are benefits to Samsung Pay, though, including wider acceptance and the ability to earn points through shopping. With Fitbit Pay, you’ll have a tough time finding a place that accepts it, so it might be best to go with the other watches if that’s important to you.
  • With limited screen space, voice control is essential in a smartwatch. Apple Watch builds in Siri, while Android watches use the Google Assistant. One plus in Apple Watch’s favor is that you can activate Siri through Raise to Speak, as long as you set it up in settings. The Fitbit does not have voice control.
  • Previously, active smartwatch wearers were disappointed that they couldn’t track their activity while swimming. Newer watch models correct that, but you’ll need to keep an eye on their limits. The Gear S3 is designed to be submerged in up to 1.5 meters for only 30 minutes or less. The Fitbit Versa and Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 are limited to up to 50 meters with no time constraint mentioned.
  • No matter which band you choose, you’ll still have to charge it at least every few days. Apple watches use a magnetic charging cable that’s easy to connect. The Gear S3 and Fitbit Versa use a charging dock that you rest your watch on when you’re ready to charge.
  • Sleep tracking can provide valuable information, and the Fitbit Versa excels in this area. The Apple Watch still can’t track this without an additional app, but you can download apps to help with that. The Samsung Gear S3 provides better sleep tracking, but you’ll still only see how long you slept, not how many hours you spent in light, deep and REM sleep.
  • When you’re tracking your heart rate and sleep, you likely don’t want to be without your watch for long. The Apple Watch and Fitbit Versa take up to two hours to charge to 100 percent, while the Samsung Gear S3 is just over that, at 127 minutes.
  • The band is an important part of the look and feel of your watch. The bad news is, each smartwatch comes with a similar-looking plain black band. But the good news is that there’s no shortage of bands available for purchase for each watch type, both from the manufacturer and third-party resellers. Look around at your options before you make a decision.
  • If you plan to stream music from your watch, Apple or Samsung watches will be the best option, since the Fitbit Versa requires you to manually transfer music in a multistep process.
  • Though smartwatches can range widely in price, you’re sure to find a model that fits your specific needs and your budget.