One new alternative is the SmartQ Z-Watch that compares to the Samsung Galaxy smartwatch in terms of high end features but at nearly half the price.
The new SmartQ Z-Watch ($155) offers an innovative smartwatch from Smart Devices, a company that introduced the world's first tablet with a built in DLP projector - winning a prestigious 2013 CTIA E-Tech Award; and now its Smart Q Z-watch is gaining notice for its features and design, and offering a high-performance 1 Ghz processor, a super high resolution color touchscreen display; and works with Android smartphones and handles phone calls, syncs schedules, plus offers a
MP3 Player, walking/jogging pedometer and sleep analyzer, worldwide weather and much more -- with an O/S update to work with Apple's iOS available at the end of January. Smart Devices also launches an App store this month, after accepting hundreds of developer applications in November.
One source for the new SmartQ Z-Watch is -- Tab l et Sp r int-- which also adds in an MP3 earphone kit as part of an introductory promotion; plus features an aluminum band strap for $25 that gives the Z-Watch a premium look.