One of my favorite features and biggest reasons for wearing smartwatches is the text messaging feature.
I typically score smartwatches higher that have well-functioning text messaging capability.
Fortunately, most smartwatches these days do offer inbound and outbound texting, but not all.
Why do I like the text notification feature so much?
Because it saves me the hassle of having to reach and open my phone. It’s a quick filtering convenience… I don’t miss important messages and I can choose whether to reply or hold off yet am always kept in the loop.
I totally understand that this feature isn’t a top priority for everyone, but I suspect once you have a smartwatch with it, you’ll love it and won’t look back. I can tell you it was an unexpected benefit for me.
We’ve tested dozens of smartwatches and put together this list of smartwatches that actually work well receiving and sending texts.
Here’s the list of smartwatches with text messaging capability: