Baselworld 2016

Baselworld 2016: Tissot Smart-Touch smartwatch

Tissot Smart-Touch

As expected, Tissot came to Baselworld to unveil its first smartwatch, the Tissot Smart-Touch. As the name suggests, the watch is part of Tissot’s Touch collection of watches. In fact, it looks nearly identical to the Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar but adds a number of connected features not found on the other Touch models. As you would expect from a smartwatch, the […]

Baselworld 2016: Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO

Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO

The Samsung Gear S2 is probably the most fashionable smartwatch the South Korean company has produced to date. Versions finished in Rose Gold and Platinum pushed it further into the realm of fashionable accessories when they were introduced earlier this year . Samsung today pushed further into that space by unveiling the Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO, a fashion collaboration with de […]

Baselworld 2016: Nixon Mission Action Sports Smartwatch

Nixon Mission

Nixon unveiled its first smarter watch last year. The Nixon Ultratide surf watch was geared specifically at surfers, offering specific surfing information such as tides. The company yesterday announced the Nixon Mission, billed as “the world’s first ultra-rugged, action sports smartwatch.” Powered by Android Wear and the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor, the Nixon Mission is equally comfortable under water and on the […]

Baselworld 2016: Movado Group to offer smartwatches across brand portfolio

Movado BOLD Motion

Movado jumped into the smartwatch market late last year with the Movado BOLD Motion (pictured above) developed in partnership with HP Inc., the consumer half of the recently split Hewlett-Packard. Its parent company, Movado Group, today announced at Baselworld 2016 that it is expanding this partnership to allow more of its brands to offer smartwatches. As a result, brands like Coach, HUGO BOSS, […]

New Fossil smartwatches and smarter watches to be unveiled during Baselworld 2016

Fossil Q Wander and Q Marshall

Fossil announced the Fossil Q Motion activity tracker just days ago and brought it to SXSW 2016. It today announced it will unveil new wearables at its 2016 Fossil Global Exposition taking place in Basel at the same time as Baselworld 2016. It plans to announce two new Android Wear-powered Fossil smartwatches and a new a smarter analog watch. “We love the digital influence on […]

Baselworld 2016: Romain Gauthier Logical One Natural Titanium

Romain Gauthier Logical One Natural Titanium

Romain Gauthier launched the Logical One with its distinctive in-house movement back in 2013. It has since then be released in a number of precious metals. This year’s model, the Romain Gauthier Logical One Natural Titanium, makes use of titanium, a strong and light metal that is not as popular for high-end watches as gold and platinum. “In my experience, most […]

Bell & Ross Baselworld 2016 teaser

Bell & Ross Baselworld 2016 teaser

Baselworld 2016 is less than two weeks away now. A number of watchmakers have already revealed some of the new models that they are bringing to the event. Bell & Ross is taking a slightly different approach. The company tweeted out a Bell & Ross Baselworld 2016 this weekend, promising to unveil new models at the event. Unfortunately, it revealed little else. Confidential […]