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By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 February 2015

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Sony has been in the smartwatch game longer than most, and the SmartWatch 3 is their latest offering. It ticks all the necessary boxes, but fails to separate itself from the competition.
PROS
Well constructed; Performs as expected
CONS
A tad expensive; Doesn't have any true unique quality
VERDICT
Much like its predecessor, and smartwatches in general, the SmartWatch 3 features very little to distinguish itself from the other Android Wear sporting wearables. What does count in its favour however, is a clean and simple design, a watch that fits comfortably, as well as a hard wearing product thanks to a IP67 rated waterproofness and dust resistance. If the R3 500 price tag does not scare you off, then the SmartWatch 3 is a solid wearable that performs as expected.
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