“A new report from analytics firm Argus Insights puts the Apple Watch well ahead of its competitors heading into the all-important holiday season,” Evan Killham reports for Cult of Mac. “Four of the 10 most favorably reviewed smartwatches on the market are Apples. More surprisingly, however, is that price doesn’t seem to be a factor.”

“Apple Watch took the top four slots with the 38mm Apple Watch, 38mm Apple Watch Sport, 42mm Apple Watch, and 42mm Apple Watch Sport leading the list. Argus notes that these results suggest that cost doesn’t seem to affect people’s choices or preference, as the pricier Apple Watch beat out the thriftier Sport model for the top spot,” Killham reports. “But the smaller 38mm models did better than the 42mm versions, so that may not be entirely true. Of course, the difference between a Watch and a Sport model starts at $200, which is probably more convincing than the $50 between a 38mm face and a 42mm one.”

“The rest of the list includes Motorola’s 2nd-gen Moto 360, the Asus Zenwatch, LG’s G Watch, the Fitbit Surge, and the LG Watch Urbane,” Killham reports. “Interestingly, Samsung’s Gear line didn’t manage to crack the top 10.”

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MacDailyNews Take: There are only four truly smart Watches on that list.

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