86points

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm

78points

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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103 facts in comparison

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
86
points
Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm
78
points
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Why is Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm better than Samsung Galaxy Watch Active?

  • 1.62x bigger screen size
    ?

    1.78"vs1.1"
  • 27.21% higher resolution
    368 x 448pxvs360 x 360px
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4.2
  • Can be used to answer calls
    ?
  • 0.1mm thinner
    10.4mmvs10.5mm
  • Has call control
    ?
  • Automatically syncs
    ?
  • Tracks elevation
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Watch Active better than Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • Is compatible with Android
    ?
  • Tracks your sleep
    ?
  • 42.02% higher pixel density
    463ppivs326ppi
  • Provides sleep reports
    ?
  • 22.8g lighter
    25gvs47.8g
  • 4.5mm shorter
    39.5mmvs44mm
  • 5.79% less body volume
    16.38cm³vs17.3888cm³

Price comparison

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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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.

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2.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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5.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

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6.resolution
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Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

368 x 448px

360 x 360px

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

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2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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3.has an accelerometer
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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.

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4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

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5.Has a barometer
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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.

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6.has a gyroscope
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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.

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

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2.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

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3.Provides activity reports
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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.

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4.Measures pace
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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.

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5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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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.

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6.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

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2.Bluetooth version
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Best

Garmin Vivomove Luxe

5

5

4.2

3.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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4.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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5.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
6.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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3.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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4.Alerts you to low phone battery
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When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Stainless Steel 44mm

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
5.Has a solar power battery
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A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Stainless Steel 44mm

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Features

1.Has notifications
?

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.

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
2.Has call control
?

The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Ceramic Case 44mm
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
3.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
4.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
5.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

For example

Fossil Q The Carlyle HR Gen 5

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6.internal storage
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Best

Apple Watch Series 5 GPS + Cellular Aluminium Case 40mm

32GB

32GB

4GB

Miscellaneous

1.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

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2.Has exercise diary
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It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
3.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

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4.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
5.Has music playback
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You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.

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6.Compatible with heart rate monitors
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It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

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