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Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N) vs HTC U11 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Watch vs HTC U11 devices, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

Compare HTC U11 XSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)06Points
Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)




64bit Dual


(Non removable)

HTC U11 (128GB)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

What's the better device? HTC U11 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)vsU11 (128GB)24 Advantages HTC U11 (128GB)
+49 grams (1.72 ounces)2 times
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 5
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5 ATM, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWaterproof (IP?)
1.15GHz 64bit Dual-Corevs+2.45GHz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR43 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
4GB (1.5GB available)vs+128GB (115GB available)76 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)61%
360x360 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels27 times
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+534 PPI26%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1.2"vs+5.5"4 times
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+(back) 12.2MPAdvantage
With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
Not supportedvs+4K UHD (3840x2160)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
1500 appsvs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)2332 times
More apps available to download and use
(4G LTE) 10 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps79 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Best output for headset
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
270 mAhvs+3000 mAh10 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

14 Common items in both devices
16 million
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Ambient Light sensor
+7 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)U11 (128GB)
Other model names갤럭시 워치 42mm (4G LTE) SM-R815NZKASKC, Samsung GalileoHTC U11 Single-Sim 6GB RAM 601HT U-3f, HTC Ocean
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
Canada, USA
Release date8/1/20186/1/2017
Depth12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)41.9 x 45.7 millimeters (1.65 x 1.8 in)75.9 x 153.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.06 in)
Weight49 grams (1.72 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and others5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
Waterproof (IP?)

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
System versionTizen 4.0Android 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.15GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.45GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Internal storage4GB (1.5GB available)
128GB (115GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT Super LCD 5
Screen size1.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~24.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels (1:1)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI534 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass DX+Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload10 Mbps800/75 Mbps
Network technology3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)LTE Cat15 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)Not supported12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolutionNot supported4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Not supported4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedDual-LED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported16 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
USBNot supportedUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
Audio outputNot supportedType-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Ambient Light sensor
Heart rate
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity270 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts3.5W (5V/0.7A) Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered24.5 hours (1 days)
Standby72 hours (3 days)336 hours (14 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Midnight Black, Rose Gold
- Straps: Black, Grey, Red, Yellow, Purple, Pink, Brown
- Compatible with standard 20mm straps
- Always-on display
- Rotating bezel
- Samsung Pay
- Compatible with KT, LG U+, SKT carriers in Korea
- Colors: Black, White, Silver, Blue, Solar Red
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum and glass body
- 3D glass screen
- Amazon Alexa
- Plastic case included
- HTC Sense UI
- HTC BoomSound
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- Miracast
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815N)HTC U11 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.641W/kg (head), 1.67W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered

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