The Absolute Best Minimalist Smartwatches for Men

Smartwatches come with tons of great benefits such as health monitoring, GPS features, voice command, texting capabilities, and more. A lot of times, these smartwatches can be kind of bulky or unattractive on the wrist, and we want you to avoid those kinds of watches, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the Best Minimalist Smartwatches for Men!

If you happen to know of any other minimalist smartwatches that would be a great addition to this list, feel free to reach out to us and we will add it if it’s a good fit.

Without further ado, here are the Best Minimalist Smartwatches for Men.

Withings Steel HR

The Withings Steel HR is a hybrid smartwatch, keeping the round analog watch face and hands but embedding a smaller, digital touchscreen within the case. The watch face itself has a minimalist design, with thin silver hands and grey tick-marks. The touchscreen can display a number of informational panels, such as heart rate, the number of calories burned, or distance. This smart watch also includes automatic sleep tracking, so you can wake up to see how many times you went bump in the night. The Withings Steel HR also automatically syncs – through Bluetooth – with fitness apps.

Fitbit Versa 2

Coming from a household name in fitness accessories, this next smartwatch is the Fitbit Versa 2. Sleep tracking on the Versa 2 can differentiate between the sleep stages, and you will not have to worry about the watch dying in the middle of the night with six plus days of battery life. Even better, the Versa 2 has a smart alarm feature the gently wakes you during the best sleep stage if it is near your regular alarm. To fully customize this smartwatch there are countless official Versa accessory bands you can swap to. The lightweight aluminum case and soft silicone strap make this minimalist smartwatch noticeably light and comfortable to wear.

Apple Watch Series 6

One of the best minimalist smartwatches since the category’s introduction, the Apple Watch (Series 6 in this case) is always innovating. The Series 6 includes many features, including an always active altimeter, access to your voice assistant, and emergency SOS. On top of that, you can take calls and write texts (the speaker is louder than on previous models). If you want to customize your wrist, you can even browse for a custom watch face. The square watch casing – made with aluminum or stainless steel – mimics the shape of an iPhone and comes in a range of colors as well.

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Skagen Falster 3

Our next watch on this list, the Skagen Falster 3, has a more industrial look while still being one of the best-looking minimalist smartwatches. You can customize the round-faced dial on this watch to suit your own tastes, whether minimalistic like us or more complex, and the strap is swappable with any of Skagen’s 22mm bands. The Falster 3 introduces several smart battery modes as ways to improve the watch’s battery life, and it comes with a rapid charging cable so you can get back to business quickly. This smartwatch is also compatible with many apps such as stock trading apps or exercise apps.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2

Designed with seamless integration to Samsung phones in mind, the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 can get a wireless power share from a compatible Galaxy phone. Like many of the smartwatches on this list, the Active 2 also has a customizable watch face and bands. This watch is designed to learn about your workout habits to give you a better chance of improving quickly. It also would not be a Samsung smartwatch if it did not include Samsung Pay to make checkout that much easier. The LTE version of the watch is worthy of notice as it can be used entirely separate from your phone without worrying about distance killing the functionality. As far as looks go, the sleek circular case design and smooth straps put this watch on our list of the best minimalist smartwatches for men.


Taking up the final spot on this list of the best minimalist smartwatches for men is the most affordable option, the FITVII. This smartwatch comes with many of the common features such as a sleep monitor and a pedometer, as well as being compatible with all newer android smart phones and iPhones. The FITVII will notify you when you get phone calls, messages, and app notifications by vibrating on your wrist. This smartwatch will also keep track of your body temperature changes. There is even a family account mode so you can sync up multiple people’s health data and view them to help each other make lifestyle improvements.

Finding the Perfect Minimalist Smartwatch

There are a lot of smartwatches on the market, but we wanted to condense your search down to a few of what we think are the best minimalist smartwatches for men.

All of the smartwatches we’ve gone over today are perfect for the active, professional man. You’ll be able to use these watches to help track exercise, navigate while out walking the town, and they won’t offend any dress style you have.

They’ll look great with any business casual, full casual, business proper, or sportswear clothing you may have.

Check out our list of Best Business Watches for Under $150!

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