83points

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

92points

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
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Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro
83
points
92
points

Why is Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus better than Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro?

  • Has inactivity alerts
  • Compatible with MyFitnessPal
  • Locates your phone
  • Is compatible with Windows
  • Includes access to online portal
  • Supports routes
  • Is compatible with Mac OS X

Why is Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro better than Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus?

  • Has smart alarm
  • Has a stopwatch
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4
  • Tracks calorie intake
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Has a barometer
  • Has a stroke counter for swimming
  • Has a gyroscope

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Has a display
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

3.sweat resistant
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

4.has a touch screen
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has branded damage resistant glass
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

6.resolution

128 x 16px

216 x 432px

Best

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

216 x 432px

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

2.has an accelerometer
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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.

3.has GPS
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

4.Has a barometer
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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.

5.has a gyroscope
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

2.Detects activities
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.

3.Provides activity reports
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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.

4.Has exercise tagging
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

After exercising, you can add details of your workout eg. jogging, swimming, cycling. This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burnt.

5.Provides sleep reports
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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.

6.Tracks steps taken
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

2.Automatically syncs
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

3.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

Best

Huawei Band 2 Pro

4.2

4.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

5.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

5 days

3 days

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

Best

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

365 days

2.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

2.Has notifications
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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.

3.Has smart alarm
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

It determines when you are in a light state of sleep and wakes you up within a set period of time before your alarm. This can allow you to wake up feeling fresher and more alert.

4.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

5.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Has achievements
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

Miscellaneous

1.Free application
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

2.Has exercise diary
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

3.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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.

4.Ad-free
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

5.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

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

6.Has voice feedback
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

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