Garmin vívoactive vs Samsung Gear S2

Garmin vívoactive Samsung Gear S2
Model Garmin
Gear S2

Basic Info

Suggested Price 219.99 249.99
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Release Apr 2015 Oct 2015


BestBuy Rating 4.4 4.4
Walmart Rating 5.0 4.5


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.
  • Connect to your Android smartphone
    Sync your apps and contacts and receive notifications when you get a text, e-mail or phone call.
  • 1.2″ Super AMOLED touch screen
    View texts and e-mails, check your calendar and browse the Web while you’re on the go.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC connectivity
    Access Web pages and apps at home or on the go. Connect to a variety of compatible devices for wireless streaming and charging.
  • Elastomer band fits your active lifestyle
    Adjustable band stretches for comfort while you run, bike or lift weights in the gym.
  • S Health and Nike+ Running integration
    Stay healthy and track your fitness progress. A heart rate monitor helps get you moving.
  • S-Voice enables simple voice command
    Search the Web and make phone calls right from your wrist.
  • IP68-rated dust- and water-resistant design
    Gorilla3 display and elastomer band offer durability for outdoor use.
  • Wireless charging
    Power your device quickly using the included wireless charging dock.

All Features

Alarm Yes No
Case Width 0.24 inches 1.65 inches
Maximum Depth of Water Resistance 164 feet 3.2 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 Yes
Date/Time Display Date and time None
Body Metrics Measured Pace Heart rate
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Parts 1 year 1 year
Clock Display Yes No
Color White Silicone Black
Band Width 0.94 inches 0.79 inches
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 No
Clasp Type Other Buckle
Band Material Silicone Other
Multi-Sport Tracking Yes No
Watch Finish Other Other
Additional Accessories Included Clip Additional band (small), wireless charging dock
Automatic Sync Yes No
Screen Type Digital Super AMOLED
GPS Enabled Yes No
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Adjustable Brightness Yes No
No-Contract No Yes
Battery Type Lithium-ion Lithium-ion
Internal Memory 0.004 gigabytes 4 gigabytes
Color Category White Black
Phone No No
Model Number 010-01297-01 SM-R7200ZKAXAR
Carrier Type Unlocked
Watch Memory (RAM) 0 megabytes 512 megabytes
Data Plan Required No No
Product Name vívoactive Smartwatch 28.6mm Plastic Gear S2 Smartwatch 30.5mm
Operating System Garmin Tizen
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Labor 1 year 1 year
Brand Garmin Samsung
Case Material Plastic Stainless steel
Water Resistant Yes Yes
Wireless Syncing Yes Yes
Processor Speed 0 gigahertz 1.0 gigahertz
Instant On No No
Power Supply Type DC
Calendar Yes
Voice Activated Yes
Text Messaging Yes
Maximum Wrist Size 5 inches
Minimum Wrist Size 3 inches
Case Shape Circular
Dust Resistant Yes
Internet Connectable Yes
Media Card Slot None
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Screen Resolution 360 x 360
Sensors Accelerometer
Case Length 1.96 inches
Case Thickness 0.45 inches

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