60points

Apple Watch Series 2

62points

Fitbit Ionic

75points

Samsung Gear Sport

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147 facts in comparison

Apple Watch Series 2vs Fitbit Ionicvs Samsung Gear Sport

Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport

Why is Apple Watch Series 2 better than the others?

  • Can be used to answer calls
    ?
  • Screen size
    ?

    1.65"vs1.42" vs 1.2"
  • Has irregular heart rate warnings
    ?
  • Thickness
    ?

    11mmvs12.2mm vs 11.6mm
  • Internal storage
    ?

    8GBvs2.5GB vs 4GB
  • Has a built-in camera remote control function
    ?
  • Width
    ?

    36mmvs38.6mm vs 42.9mm
  • Has sapphire glass display
    ?

Why is Fitbit Ionic better than the others?

  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
    ?
  • Has multi-sport mode
    ?
  • Weight
    ?

    30gvs34g vs 50g
  • Designed for women
    ?
  • Predicts ovulation
    ?
  • Is compatible with Windows
    ?
  • Has barcode scanner on app
    ?
  • Is compatible with Mac OS X
    ?

Why is Samsung Gear Sport better than the others?

  • Resolution
    ?

    360 x 360pxvs312 x 390px vs 250 x 348px
  • Has a barometer
    ?
  • Supports widgets
    ?
  • Supports routes
    ?
  • Tracks BMI
    ?
  • Has coaching
    ?
  • Has food diary
    ?
  • Can capture photos
    ?

Price comparison

User reviews

Overall Rating

Apple Watch Series 2
0.0
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Apple Watch Series 2
0.0/10
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Fitbit Ionic
8.0
1 User reviews
Fitbit Ionic
8.0/10
1 User reviews
Samsung Gear Sport
0.0
0 User reviews
Samsung Gear Sport
0.0/10
0 User reviews

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Design

screen size

1.65"

1.42"

1.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
has branded damage-resistant glass
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Gorilla Glass version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple Watch Series 2)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Fitbit Ionic)

Gorilla Glass 3

Gorilla Glass is one of the most popular brands of chemically strengthened glass, manufactured by Corning. Several versions have been developed, the newer ones being more durable and providing better damage resistance.
sweat resistance
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
has a touch screen
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Watch band is replaceable
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.
Has a display
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Sensors

Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
Has a heart rate monitor
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
has GPS
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
has an accelerometer
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Has a temperature sensor
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
has a compass
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
Has a barometer
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
has a gyroscope
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
Has a cadence sensor
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
A cadence sensor measures the number of pedal revolutions per minute when you are cycling. It enables you to monitor how fast you are pedaling.

Activity tracking

Tracks your sleep
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Tracks distance
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
It tracks how far you travel.
Tracks steps taken
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Counts how many calories you've burned
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
Measures pace
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Provides activity reports
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
Provides sleep reports
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
Detects activities automatically
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
Has a route tracker
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

Connectivity

Is compatible with iOS
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Is compatible with Android
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
supports Wi-Fi
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
supports ANT+
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Automatically syncs
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
has NFC
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
has a cellular module
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.

Battery

battery life

2 days

5 days

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Gear Sport)

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
battery power

273mAh

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Fitbit Ionic)

300mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
battery life in training mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple Watch Series 2)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Fitbit Ionic)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Gear Sport)

With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
charge time

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple Watch Series 2)

2h

2.6h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
battery life in power save mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple Watch Series 2)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Fitbit Ionic)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Gear Sport)

In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.
battery life with GPS on

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple Watch Series 2)

10h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Gear Sport)

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
has wireless charging
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
has a battery level indicator
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a rechargeable battery
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

Can be used to answer calls
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
Locates your phone
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Has call control
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
Has notifications
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
has irregular heart rate warnings
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Through continuous heart rate monitoring, the device is able to detect an irregular heartbeat and alert the user.
Has ECG technology
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
ECG stands for electrocardiogram and measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat, which is a more in-depth reading of heart health than blood pressure alone. Note: This feature may not be available in all markets.
Has silent alarm
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Has vibrating alerts
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
has fall detection
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport
Fall detection is a feature that relies on accelerometers and other sensors to differentiate between regular movement and a fall. If the wearer falls, the device can perform functions such as sounding an alarm or displaying an alert.

Miscellaneous

Has music playback
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
Fitbit Ionic (Fitbit App)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
Free app
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
Fitbit Ionic (Fitbit App)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Supports widgets
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Has exercise diary
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
Fitbit Ionic (Fitbit App)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
Syncs to the cloud
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
Fitbit Ionic (Fitbit App)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
Your data is synced to the cloud, ensuring it is always backed up in case you lose or change your device.
Can be personalised
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
Fitbit Ionic (Fitbit App)
Samsung Gear Sport
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
Ad-free
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
Fitbit Ionic (Fitbit App)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Supports routes
Apple Watch Series 2
Fitbit Ionic
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.
Has period notifications
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
Fitbit Ionic (Fitbit App)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.

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