Apple Watch Series 2 vs Garmin vívoactive

Apple Watch Series 2 Garmin vívoactive
Model Apple
Watch Series 2
Garmin
vívoactive

Basic Info

Suggested Price 399 219.99
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Release Oct 2016 Apr 2015

Reviews

BestBuy Rating 4.8 4.4
Walmart Rating 4.8 5.0

Overview

Top Features
  • Aluminum case
  • Dual-core processor
  • Built-in GPS
  • Water resistant 50 meters¹
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n 2.4Ghz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Heart rate sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Second-generation OLED Retina display with Force Touch (2x brighter)²
  • Ion-X glass (aluminum cases)
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Up to 18 hours of battery life³
  • Magnetic charging cable
  • Apple Watch requires an iPhone 5 or later. Classic Buckle, Leather Loop, Modern Buckle, Milanese Loop, and Link Bracelet bands are not water resistant.
  • ¹Apple Watch Series 2 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean.
  • However, Apple Watch Series 2 should not be used for scuba diving, waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth.
  • ²Compared with the previous generation.
  • *All models come in distinct case and band combinations. Sport Band, Woven Nylon, stainless steel, and leather bands are all compatible with all Apple Watch models.
  • ³Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using preproduction Apple Watch Series 1, Apple Watch Series 2, and Apple Watch Edition, each paired with an iPhone; all devices tested with prerelease software.
  • All-day battery life is based on 18 hours with the following use: 90 time checks, 90 notifications, 45 minutes of app use, and a 30-minute workout with music playback from Apple.
  • Watch via Bluetooth, over the course of 18 hours. Battery life varies by use, configuration, and many other factors; actual results will vary.
  • TM and © 2016 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Compatible with select Bluetooth-enabled iOS and Android devices
    Get alerts for incoming calls, e-mails and social media notifications without having to dig in your pocket or purse.
  • Built-in GPS enables simple navigation
    Helps track your running, biking and swimming pace, distance and time.
  • 8 mm ultrathin color touch-screen display
    The high-resolution, sunlight-readable touch screen provides a clear view of the current time and notifications.
  • Track and manage your fitness
    Get real-time workout stats including steps taken and distance traveled. Built-in sports apps track your stats even when you’re away from your phone.
  • Get reminders to stay active throughout your day
    The move bar appears after 1 hour of inactivity to let you know when you’ve been sitting too long.
  • Classic and customizable style
    Keep your look simple with the original black band, or personalize it by choosing different colors or a leather option (additional bands not included).
  • Durable, water-resistant design
    5 ATM water rating withstands pressures equivalent to a depth of 50 meters, allowing you to swim, sweat and shower with it on.
  • Rechargeable battery
    Lithium-ion polymer battery can be charged with the included USB cable.
  • 4MB internal memory
    Provides self-contained storage space for your apps.

All Features

Countdown Yes
Alarm Yes Yes
Internet Connectable Yes
Calendar Yes
Case Width 1.4 inches 0.24 inches
Maximum Depth of Water Resistance 0 feet 164 feet
Mobile Notifications Yes Yes
Rechargeable Battery Yes
Charging Interface(s) Wireless USB
Model Family Apple Watch Series 2
Band Color Black
Stopwatch Yes
Battery Size Not Applicable Specialty
Vibration Alert Yes Yes
Date/Time Display Date and time Date and time
Body Metrics Measured Heart rate Pace
Voice Activated Yes
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Parts 1 year 1 year
Text Messaging Yes
Clock Display Yes Yes
Color Space Gray Aluminum White Silicone
Curved Screen No
Email Capable Yes No
Operating System Compatibility Apple iOS Android
Screen Size 42 millimeters 1.13 millimeters
Bluetooth Enabled Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Compatibility Bluetooth Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version 4.0
Built-In Microphone Yes No
Battery-Strength Indicator Yes
Series Series 2
Band Material Other Silicone
Additional Accessories Included Sport Band (can be configured for either S/M or M/L length); 1m Magnetic Charging Cable; 5W USB Power Adapter Clip
Screen Type Digital Digital
GPS Enabled Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
No-Contract Yes No
Battery Type Lithium-ion Lithium-ion
Processor Brand Apple
Sensors Accelerometer
Color Category Gray White
Model Number MP062LL/A 010-01297-01
Product Name Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case Black Sport Band vívoactive Smartwatch 28.6mm Plastic
Case Length 1.7 inches
Operating System watchOS Garmin
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Labor 1 year 1 year
Brand Apple Garmin
Music Player Yes
Water Resistant Yes Yes
Maximum Usage Time 18 hours
Case Thickness 0.4 inches
NFC Technology No
Band Length 9.75 inches
Adjustable Band Length Yes
Band Width 0.94 inches
Shock Resistant No
Clasp Type Other
Multi-Sport Tracking Yes
Watch Finish Other
Automatic Sync Yes
Adjustable Brightness Yes
Internal Memory 0.004 gigabytes
Phone No
Carrier Type Unlocked
Watch Memory (RAM) 0 megabytes
Data Plan Required No
Case Material Plastic
Wireless Syncing Yes
Processor Speed 0 gigahertz
Instant On No

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