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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830) vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)

Side by side comparison between Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830) vs Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820) smartwatches, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

64bit Dual

247
mAh

(Non removable)

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02PointsSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)Compare Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 X
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
1.4"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

64bit Dual

340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)

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Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)vsGalaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
+26 grams (.91 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs30 grams (1.05 ounces)
+424 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs364 PPI
1.2"vs+1.4"17%
Larger screen
247 mAhvs+340 mAh38%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

28 Common items in both devices
1.15GHz 64bit Dual-Core
768MB LPDDR3
4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Aluminum body, glass front
Super AMOLED
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
ModelGalaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Other model namesGalaxy Watch Active2 SM-R830 (Bluetooth+WiFi Aluminium)Galaxy Watch Active2 SM-R820 (Bluetooth+WiFi Aluminium)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date9/1/20199/1/2019
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)40 x 40 millimeters (1.57 x 1.57 in)44 x 44 millimeters (1.73 x 1.73 in)
Weight26 grams (.91 ounces)30 grams (1.05 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
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.
5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
System versionTizen 4.0Tizen 4.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.15GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.15GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1ARM Mali-T720 MP1
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
RAM memory768MB LPDDR3768MB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.2" inches1.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~29% (screen-to-body ratio)~32.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels (1:1)360x360 pixels (1:1)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI364 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass DX+Gorilla Glass DX+
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data 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 Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Back camera (main camera)Not supportedNot supported
Main camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (primary)Not supportedNot supported
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedNot supported
Touch focusNot supportedNot supported
Image stabilizationNot supportedNot supported
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Front camera (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4MP4
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
USBNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity247 mAh340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomy43 hours (1.8 days)60 hours (2.5 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
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 supportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 40mm SM-R830)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.08W/kg (head), 0.11W/kg (body)0.17W/kg (head), 0.16W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.041W/kg (head), 0.101W/kg (body)0.057W/kg (head), 0.153W/kg (body)
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