59points

Apple Watch

50points

Samsung Gear S2

Comparison winner
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56 facts in comparison

Apple Watch vs Samsung Gear S2

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
59
points
Apple Watch
50
points
Samsung Gear S2

Why is Apple Watch better than Samsung Gear S2?

  • 25% bigger screen size
    ?

    1.5"vs1.2"
  • Measures pace
    ?
  • Tracks your sleep
    ?
  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • Can be used to answer calls
    ?
  • Is compatible with iOS
    ?
  • Has a route tracker
    ?
  • Has goal setting
    ?

Why is Samsung Gear S2 better than Apple Watch?

  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • 2.25 days longer battery life
    ?

    3 daysvs0.75 days
  • Has GPS
    ?
  • 6.51% higher resolution
    360 x 360pxvs312 x 390px
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4
  • Has a barometer
    ?
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?

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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Samsung Gear S2
4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
5.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
6.resolution
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Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

312 x 390px

360 x 360px

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
?

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

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
4.Measures pace
?

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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
6.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2

Connectivity

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

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
2.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Garmin Vivomove Luxe

5

4

4.1

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

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
4.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
5.has NFC
?

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
6.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2

Battery

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

Best

Cogito Fit

365 days

0.75 days

3 days

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
4.has wireless charging
?

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

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2

Features

1.Has notifications
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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
Samsung Gear S2
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
Samsung Gear S2
3.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
4.Locates your phone
?

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
5.Integrates with social networks
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
6.Can be used to answer calls
?

The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2

Miscellaneous

1.Has exercise diary
?

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

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
2.Ad-free
?

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

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
4.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
5.Has passcode
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You can set a passcode to keep your data private.

Apple Watch
Samsung Gear S2
6.Predicts start date
?

The app uses your data to predict future period start dates.

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Samsung Gear S2

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