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84points

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

78points

Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
84
points
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
78
points
Samsung Gear S2

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

  • Has GPS
    ?
  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • 1.53x higher pixel density
    463ppivs302ppi
  • 0.24GB more RAM memory
    0.75GBvs0.512GB
  • 0.9mm thinner
    10.5mmvs11.4mm
  • Always-On Display
    ?
  • Has a gyroscope
    ?

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

  • 1 days longer battery life
    ?

    3 daysvs2 days
  • 8.7% more battery power
    250mAhvs230mAh
  • 9.09% bigger screen size
    ?

    1.2"vs1.1"
  • Automatically syncs
    ?
  • Has a route tracker
    ?
  • Has weight tracking
    ?
  • Has social features
    ?
  • Tracks water intake
    ?

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
2.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. Show more

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Samsung Gear S2
3.sweat resistant
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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
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
6.Watch band is replaceable
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The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2

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. Show more

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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
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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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software. Show more

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Samsung Gear S2
5.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

Huawei Watch GT 2e

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
6.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. Show more

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Samsung Gear S2

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
?

It tracks how far you travel.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (Samsung S Health)
Samsung Gear S2
2.Tracks steps taken
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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
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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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (Samsung S Health)
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
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.

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Samsung Gear S2
6.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality. Show more

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Samsung Gear S2

Connectivity

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

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

Best

Huawei Watch GT 2e

5.1

4.2

4.1

3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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Samsung Gear S2
5.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

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Samsung Gear S2
6.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more

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Battery

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

Best

Fossil Nate

365 days

2 days

3 days

2.battery power
?

Best

Neptune Pine

900mAh

230mAh

250mAh

3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Samsung Gear S2
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Samsung Gear S2
5.has 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. Show more

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Samsung Gear S2
6.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Motorola Moto 360 (3rd Gen.)

1h

2h

2h

Features

1.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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
2.RAM
?

Best

Blu Vivo X Link

4GB

0.75GB

0.51GB

3.Has vibrating alerts
?

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2
4.internal storage
?

Best

Zeblaze Thor 5 Pro

32GB

4GB

4GB

5.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
6.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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Samsung Gear S2

Miscellaneous

1.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 S Health)
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
2.Has exercise diary
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It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (Samsung S Health)
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (Samsung S Health)
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
4.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (Samsung S Health)
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
5.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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (Samsung S Health)
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
6.Compatible with external heart rate monitors
?

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

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (Samsung S Health)
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)

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