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  Smartwatch Smartwatch
Release / Update 2018 2019
Suggested Price $329 $199
 

Activity & Fitness

Calories
Cycling (Bicycling)
Distance
Heart
VO2max (Oxygen)
Sleep
Steps
Swim

Battery

Duration 7 days 2 days
Charging Qi wireless charging Qi wireless charging

Compatibility

Android
iOS
Windows Phone
Mac
Windows

Connectivity

Bluetooth
Cellular
GPS
NFC
Wi-Fi

Display

Color
Resolution 360x360 360x360
Size 1.2"
1.3"
1.1"
Touch
Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED

Functions

Audio Speaker
Clock
Phone
Vibration
Voice
Camera

Hardware

Accelerometer
Barometer or Altimeter
Ultraviolet Sensor
Water Resistance 5ATM (50 metres) 5ATM (50 metres)

Notifications

Phone
Emails
Texts

Software

Operating System Tizen 4.0 Tizen 4.0
Apps
Music

More Info & Buy

Storage
4 GB, 1.5 GB RAM (LTE model)
4 GB, 768 MB RAM (BTT model)
4GB, 768 MB RAM
Extra
Colors: Silver (46mm); Midnight Black, Rose Gold (42mm)
Build: Stainless Steel 316L
Samsung Pay
Compatible with standard 20/22mm straps
Always-on display
Rotating bezel
Bluetooth 4.2
Colors: Silver, Black, Rose Gold, Sea Green
Samsung Pay
Bluetooth 4.2
Pros
Samsung Galaxy Watch Pros
+ Impressive battery life
+ Useful rotating bezel
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Pros
+ High-end design
+ Competitive price
+ Reliable battery life
+ Always-on display
+ Good fitness-tracking features
Cons
Samsung Galaxy Watch Cons
- Annoying charger
- Bixby isn't great
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Cons
- Lacks rotating bezel
- No cellular connectivity
- Bixby is a poor voice assistant
- Clumsy to use with non-Samsung phones
- Fewer third-party apps than other smartwatches
 
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