94points

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

61points

Samsung Gear S2

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102 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
94
points
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
61
points
Samsung Gear S2

Why is Samsung Galaxy Watch Active better than Samsung Gear S2?

  • Is compatible with Android
    ?
  • 1.53x higher pixel density
    463ppivs302ppi
  • Measures pace
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • Screen is always on
    ?
  • 0.9mm thinner
    10.5mmvs11.4mm
  • Tracks your sleep
    ?

Why is Samsung Gear S2 better than Samsung Galaxy Watch Active?

  • 8.7% more battery power
    250mAhvs230mAh
  • 9.09% bigger screen size
    ?

    1.2"vs1.1"
  • Locates your phone
    ?
  • Automatically syncs
    ?
  • Has call control
    ?
  • Tracks elevation
    ?

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
2.has branded damage resistant glass
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
3.sweat resistant
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.has a touch screen
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
5.Has a display
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
6. higher pixel density
?

Best

LG Watch Sport

491ppi

463ppi

302ppi

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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
2.has GPS
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
3.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 between vertical and horizontal positions.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.has a compass
?

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

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Samsung Gear S2
5.Has a barometer
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
6.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
?

It tracks how far you travel.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
2.Tracks steps taken
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
3.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.

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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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
5.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 Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
6.Tracks your sleep
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
2. newer Bluetooth version
?

Best

ZTE Nubia Alpha

5

4.2

4.1

3.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 Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.Is compatible with Android
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Samsung Gear S2
6.Automatically syncs
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2

Battery

1. more battery power
?

Best

Neptune Pine

900mAh

230mAh

250mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
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.

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Samsung Gear S2
5.Alerts you to low phone battery
?

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

For example

ZTE Nubia Alpha

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
6.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Fossil Q Harper

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Samsung Gear S2

Features

1. more RAM memory
?

Best

Blu Vivo X Link

4GB

0.75GB

0.51GB

2.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 Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
3.Has silent alarm
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.Locates your phone
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
5.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 Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
6.Has a stopwatch
?

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2

Miscellaneous

1.Has exercise diary
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
3.Syncs to the cloud
?

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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.Free app
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
5.Can capture photos
?

You can take photos during your workouts. Photos can be saved to your route maps and viewed later.

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Samsung Gear S2
6.Compatible with heart rate monitors
?

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

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