Samsung Galaxy GearSony SmartWatch 2
Top 55%200 points
Top 55%
Top 61%174 points
Top 61%
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16 smartwatches
1.56" - 1.7"
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Samsung Galaxy Gear vs Sony SmartWatch 2: 34 facts in comparison

1. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
1.63"
Neptune Pine: 2.4"
1.6"
68
0

2. weight

48.5g lighter.
74g
Huawei Honor Band Z1: 25g
122.5g
61
0

3. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
77% have it
59
0

4. pixel density

1.58x higher pixel density.
278ppi
LG Watch Sport: 491ppi
176ppi
56
0

5. thickness

2mm thinner.
11mm
MetaWatch M1 Core: 5.1mm
9mm
56
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6. battery life

With a longer battery life you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
1days
Cogito Fit: 365days
3days
55
0

7. resolution

2.64x higher resolution.
320 x 320px
LG Watch Sport: 480 x 480px
176 x 220px
52
0

8. Counts how many calories you have burnt

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.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
62% have it
47
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9. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
41% have it
46
0

10. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
51% have it
46
0

11. Locates your phone

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
62% have it
44
0

12. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
31% have it
43
0

13. has voice commands

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
64% have it
43
0

14. Has silent alarm

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
32% have it
43
0

15. height

15mm shorter.
57mm
Sony SmartWatch: 36mm
42mm
41
0

16. Bluetooth version

1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Huawei Watch 2: 4.2
3
41
0

17. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
81% have it
40
0

18. Can be used as a camera remote control

The device can be used to control your smartphone’s camera remotely, allowing you to take shots without being near your phone.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
24% have it
38
0

19. width

4mm narrower.
37mm
Huawei TalkBand B1: 19.3mm
41mm
38
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20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
73% have it
37
0

21. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
74% have it
36
0

22. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
87% have it
33
0

23. volume

49.68% less body volume.
23.2cm³
Sony SmartWatch: 10.36cm³
15.5cm³
33
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24. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
86% have it
31
0

25. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
31
0

26. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
85% have it
31
0

27. Automatically syncs

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
79% have it
30
0

28. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
90% have it
29
0

29. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
98% have it
28
0

30. Compatible with RunKeeper

RunKeeper is a popular app designed to help you track your fitness activities such as jogging. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two services.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
3% have it
28
0

31. Provides activity reports

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.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
39% have it
27
0

32. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
99% have it
27
0

33. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
Sony SmartWatch 2
94% have it
27
0

34. Has AMOLED display

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
Samsung Galaxy Gear
32% have it
26
0

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