Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 Full Review

Shahriar Siam

The third Armani smartwatch, the Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3, avoids any and all risks. It's basically a rebranded Fossil watch, as so many Wear OS watches have been of late.

With some minor changes and enhancements over the past Armani smartwatch (the Emporio Armani Connected 2018), it takes care of the work competently yet it sure is costly for what it offers.

All things considered, in case you're crazy about the Armani name, you'll no uncertainty not give it a second thought.

Product Dimensions 2.32 x 1.38 x 1.38 inches; 5.64 Ounces
Item model number ART5029
Department Mens
Batteries 1 CR2 batteries required. (included)
Date First Available January 13, 2020
Manufacturer Emporio Armani
Water resistant depth 50 Meters

Release Date & Price

The Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 retails at $375/£369 (around AU$550). No place has it limited at the hour of composing, so hope to address full cost for some time to come.

Shading decisions are sensibly changed with the alternative of dark treated steel, orange aluminum, blue aluminum, yellow aluminum, dark aluminum, and green aluminum.

Everything except the dark tempered steel variation utilize an engineered elastic tie, so it's astonishing to see the more astute and more costly looking treated steel arm band form retail at a similar cost as the more plasticky rendition.

Display & Design

There's little uncertainty that the Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 is classy. We were sent the dark hardened steel assortment alongside an additional blue elastic watch lash. The metal band specifically feels profound and costly, while the elastic one feels a reasonable piece less expensive and lighter.

Basically, the metal one is ideal for heading out to have a great time while the elastic tie serves better as a day by day utilize sort of tie.

Whichever you go with, the watch looks pleasant. It's the correct degree of thickness at 12mm, with a 44.5mm case that is sufficiently large to effectively look at.

The screen itself is a 1.28-inch AMOLED show offering a 390 x 390 goal with 328 pixels-per-inch. It looks sharp, with the default watch face being as downplayed as the remainder of the plan.

In case you're sharp about logos however, there's a little one on the crown and another on the rear of the watch. Once more, it's downplayed which may not suit those needing to look garish.

The main disadvantage? The Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 doesn't feel like a unisex watch. On a female wrist, it feels too large and cumbersome, regardless of which lash you pick.

Specifications & Features

The Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 uses comparable equipment to the Fossil Gen 5, which is a generally excellent thing surely. That implies the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset, 8GB of capacity, and 1GB of RAM.

The last specifically has a prominent effect and is a much needed development contrasted with under-fueled smartwatches somewhere else, similar to the Michael Kors Access MKGO or Puma Smartwatch.

Proceeding with the uplifting news, there's an underlying speaker so you can without much of a stretch accept calls from your watch if, for reasons unknown, you don't want to pull your telephone from your pocket. Google Assistant reactions through this technique are positively convenient however.

Somewhere else, there's inherent GPS (as far as anyone knows, more on that in the segment underneath), pulse checking, waterproofing up to 5 ATM, and you can utilize Google Pay with it. Regular stuff for a smartwatch in this age and its majority functions admirably and effectively.

Likewise, there's generally standard applications pre-introduced here, with the special case being a Saved Faces application which gives you speedy admittance to any watch faces you've modified.


With regards to wellness includes, the Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 has it covered, in principle.

Put the silicone lash on and you won't need to stress over perspiration, utilize the pulse sensor to follow how your heart is performing, and appreciate the way that the Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 is sensibly precise with regards to following this.

And afterward recoil as the GPS completely comes up short for a couple of moments since you left your telephone at home and tragically assumed the GPS wasn't totally subject to it.

The Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 isn't the main Wear OS watch to have this issue as of late, yet it is a costly one to have quite a basic wellness related imperfection. Notwithstanding, it's conceivable this is only a bug, as the watch as far as anyone knows has GPS underlying.

We've tried two units that had a similar deficiency, and different distributions have additionally recognized a similar issue so we've raised it with Fossil and will refresh this survey on the off chance that we hear further. For the time being, don't accepting this watch anticipating that the built in GPS should work away from your telephone.

Battery Life

Battery life has never been extraordinary for any Wear OS observe yet the presentation of the most recent update and the Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset implies that the Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 has choices.

Leave everything on full and your watch will just last under a day, so you'll have to revive it short-term. Notwithstanding, utilize one of the numerous battery modes to change things and pull back on the highlights you need (directly down to just empowering Bluetooth during specific hours), and things improve.

It's not wonderful as, eventually, you need your watch to have the option to do everything consistently, except it's advantageous on the off chance that you won't have the option to charge it as frequently as you'd like.


Pros Cons

Very smart

Very expensive for what it is

Built-in speaker

Not a unisex design

Battery saving options

Built-in GPS doesn't work


The Emporio Armani Smartwatch 3 has a shrewd name, savvy tie, and a keen case. Notwithstanding, underneath the tasteful outside it's somewhat an excessive amount of like so numerous other Wear OS smartwatches, but with a sizable sticker price for what you get.