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Huawei Watch 2 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Watch 2 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatches, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
1.2"
AMOLED

390x390

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Quad

420
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)Compare Huawei Watch 2 (2018) X
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
1.4"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Dual

340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)

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!

Watch 2 (2018)7 Advantages Huawei Watch 2 (2018)vsGalaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
+4GB (2GB available)44%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (1.39GB available)
+390x390 pixels17%
Higher resolution screen
vs360x360 pixels
+460 PPI26%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs364 PPI
+1350000 apps (Google Play Store)899 times
More apps available to download and use
vs1500 apps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+420 mAh24%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs340 mAh
1.1GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.15GHz 64bit Dual-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
768MB LPDDR3vs+1.5GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
57 grams (2 ounces)vs+44 grams (1.54 ounces)30%
Lighter
12.6 millimeters (0.5 inches)vs+10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)16%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1.2"vs+1.4"17%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+VO2 maxAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
IP68 certifiedvs+5 ATM, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
+12 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
ModelWatch 2 (2018)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
Other model namesHuawei Watch2 2018 e-sim, Huawei LeoGalaxy Watch Active2 4G LTE SM-R825U (Stainless Steel)
Country or region availableChina
China
USA
USA
BrandHuaweiSamsung
Release date5/1/20189/1/2019
Depth12.6 millimeters (0.5 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)45 x 48.9 millimeters (1.77 x 1.93 in)44 x 44 millimeters (1.73 x 1.73 in)
Weight57 grams (2 ounces)44 grams (1.54 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

🤖 Operating System

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
System versionAndroid Wear 2.0 (7.1.1 Nougat)Tizen 4.0
Firmware updateAndroid Wear 2.1 (8.0 Oreo)feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 MSM8909w (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.1GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.15GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 304ARM Mali-T720 MP1
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
RAM memory768MB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (2GB available)4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.2" inches1.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~21.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~32.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution390x390 pixels360x360 pixels (1:1)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)460 PPI364 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass DX+
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandDual-Band 900/1800Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
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

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
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

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredMP4
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
USBNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
VO2 max
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity420 mAh340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered60 hours (2.5 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS, E-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: Carbon Black
- Google Assistant
- Workout data report
- Compatible with standard 20mm straps
- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei Watch 2 (2018)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm SM-R825U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.64W/kg (head), 2.19W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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