93points

Huawei Watch 2

100points

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Huawei Watch 2
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110 facts in comparison

Huawei Watch 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
93
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100
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Why is Huawei Watch 2 better than Samsung Galaxy Watch Active?

  • Has a compass
  • Locates your phone
  • Has call control
  • Has a cellular module
  • Alerts you to low phone battery
  • Compatible with RunKeeper
  • Has inactivity alerts
  • Compatible with Lose It

Why is Samsung Galaxy Watch Active better than Huawei Watch 2?

  • 42.02% higher pixel density
    463ppivs326ppi
  • 2.1mm thinner
    10.5mmvs12.6mm
  • Has silent alarm
  • 32g lighter
    25gvs57g
  • Wireless charging
  • 49m more water resistance
    50mvs1m
  • 8.8mm shorter
    39.5mmvs48.3mm
  • Detects activities

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

2.sweat resistant
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

4.has a touch screen
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

5.pixel density

326ppi

463ppi

Best

LG Watch Sport

491ppi

6.thickness

12.6mm

10.5mm

Best

MetaWatch M1 Core

5.1mm

Sensors

1.has GPS
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

2.Has a heart rate monitor
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

3.has a compass
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

4.has an accelerometer
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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.

5.Has a barometer
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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.

6.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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.

For example

Huami Amazfit 2

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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.

3.Tracks steps taken
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

4.Provides activity reports
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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.

6.Tracks your sleep
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

Best

ZTE Nubia Alpha

5

2.Syncs wirelessly
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

3.Is compatible with Android
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

5.Has WiFi
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.Automatically syncs
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

Battery

1.battery power

420mAh

230mAh

Best

Neptune Pine

900mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.wireless charging
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

5.Alerts you to low phone battery
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

6.has a removable battery
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Fossil Q Harper

Features

1.RAM

0.79GB

0.75GB

Best

Blu Vivo X Link

4GB

2.Has notifications
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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 silent alarm
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

4.Has call control
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

5.Has a stopwatch
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Can be used to answer calls
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

Miscellaneous

1.Has exercise diary
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

2.Ad-free
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

3.Syncs to the cloud
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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.Free app
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

5.Compatible with smart scales
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

It is compatible with smart scales such as the Fitbit Aria and Withings range. These scales transmit information such as weight and BMI to connected services over WiFi.

6.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Huawei Watch 2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

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