86points

Samsung Galaxy Watch

100points

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Samsung Galaxy Watch
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Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Samsung Galaxy Watch
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Galaxy Watch
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
86
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Watch better than Samsung Galaxy Watch Active?

  • Has a compass
  • Has call control
  • Tracks elevation
  • Has a cellular module
  • Has multi-sport mode
  • Has inactivity alerts
  • Has stroke recognition
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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

  • Can be used to answer calls
  • Screen is always on
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Automatically syncs
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has a route tracker
  • Syncs to the cloud
  • Has exercise diary

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

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

3.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.

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

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

6.screen size

1.3"

1.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

ZTE Nubia Alpha

4"

Sensors

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

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

3.has a compass
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

4.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.

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.

6.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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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
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It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
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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
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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
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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.

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.

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

Connectivity

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

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

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

4.Has WiFi
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Automatically syncs
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

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

Battery

1.battery power

472mAh

230mAh

Best

Neptune Pine

900mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

For example

ZTE Nubia Alpha

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

For example

Fossil Q Harper

Features

1.RAM

1.15GB

0.75GB

Best

Blu Vivo X Link

4GB

2.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.

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

4.Has call control
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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
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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

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

Miscellaneous

1.Syncs to the cloud
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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.

2.Has exercise diary
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

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

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

5.Has voice feedback
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

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

6.Has music playback
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You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.

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