Garmin vívoactive vs Samsung Gear S2 Classic

Garmin vívoactive Samsung Gear S2 Classic
Model Garmin
Gear S2 Classic

Basic Info

Suggested Price 219.99 299.99
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Release Apr 2015 Oct 2015


BestBuy Rating 4.4 4.5
Walmart Rating 5.0 4.6


Top Features
  • 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.
  • Android and iOS compatible
    Samsung Gear S2 is compatible with both Android and iOS smartphones.¹
  • Keep track of fitness goals
    Stay active with S Health and Nike+ Running. The heart rate monitor lets you check your progress.
  • IP68-rated dust- and water-resistant design
    Gorilla3 case and sturdy leather band provide tough durability.
  • 20mm leather band
    Classic design offers a sleek appearance for the office or daily wear.
  • S-Voice offers simple integration with your smartphone
    Voice commands allow you to search, check your schedule, answer calls and make voice memos.
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
    For extended battery life. Charge easily using the included wireless charging dock.
  • ¹Compatible with select Bluetooth capable devices using Android OS 4.4 and later with at least 1.5GB RAM as well as iPhone 5 and later with iOS 9.0 and above. Not all features available with iOS paired devices.
  • Gear S2 supported devices may vary by carrier and device. For a list of compatible smartphones and features, please visit For best results, connect with compatible Samsung Galaxy devices.

All Features

Alarm Yes
Case Width 0.24 inches 1.57 inches
Maximum Depth of Water Resistance 164 feet 3 feet
Mobile Notifications Yes Yes
Charging Interface(s) USB Wireless
Battery Size Specialty 250 mAh
NFC Technology No Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Band Length 9.75 inches
Adjustable Band Length Yes
Date/Time Display Date and time
Body Metrics Measured Pace Heart rate
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Parts 1 year 1 year
Clock Display Yes Yes
Color White Silicone Black Leather
Band Width 0.94 inches 0.79 millimeters
Email Capable No Yes
Operating System Compatibility Android Android
Screen Size 1.13 millimeters 30.5 millimeters
Bluetooth Enabled Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Compatibility Bluetooth Wireless B
Built-In Microphone No Yes
Shock Resistant No
Clasp Type Other Buckle
Band Material Silicone Leather
Multi-Sport Tracking Yes Yes
Watch Finish Other
Additional Accessories Included Clip Additional band (small), wireless charging dock
Automatic Sync Yes
Screen Type Digital Super AMOLED
GPS Enabled Yes No
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Adjustable Brightness Yes
No-Contract No Yes
Battery Type Lithium-ion Lithium-ion
Internal Memory 0.004 gigabytes 4 gigabytes
Color Category White Black
Phone No
Model Number 010-01297-01 SM-R7320ZKAXAR
Carrier Type Unlocked
Watch Memory (RAM) 0 megabytes 512 megabytes
Data Plan Required No
Product Name vívoactive Smartwatch 28.6mm Plastic Gear S2 Classic Smartwatch 40mm Stainless Steel
Operating System Garmin Tizen
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Labor 1 year 1 year
Brand Garmin Samsung
Case Material Plastic
Water Resistant Yes Yes
Wireless Syncing Yes Yes
Processor Speed 0 gigahertz 1 gigahertz
Instant On No
Internet Connectable Yes
Calendar Yes
Media Card Slot None
Text Messaging Yes
Maximum Wrist Size 5.11 inches
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Minimum Wrist Size 2.75 inches
Dust Resistant Yes
Sensors Accelerometer
Case Length 1.72 inches
Case Thickness 0.45 inches

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