LTE smartwatches aren’t for everyone, but some think they’re worth it


What do you want to know

  • We asked our readers whether or not LTE connectivity is a necessary feature when buying a smartwatch.
  • Of more than 3,200 votes, 50% say they use Bluetooth/Wi-Fi smartwatches very well.
  • Nearly 30% say it’s a nice feature to have but not vital for a smartwatch.

We recently polled our readers to ask whether or not LTE connectivity is a must-have feature for a smartwatch. After all, an LTE connected smartwatch can free you from your smartphone, allowing you to receive calls and messages, stream music or browse from your wrist.

We got over 3,200 votes, with 50% saying they’re happy with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Nearly 30% say LTE connectivity is nice to have in some scenarios, but it’s not a necessity. Finally, 21% of the votes declare absolutely need LTE connectivity on their smartwatches.

Poll responses to find out if LTE is a must-have smartwatch feature

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Godwin Stewart on Twitter thinks LTE on a smartwatch is unnecessary and redundant since we usually always have smartphones on us: