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Otium Gear vs Apple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)

Side by side comparison between Otium Gear vs Apple Watch 2 smartwatches, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?







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What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)

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Gear} 10 Advantages Otium Gear vs Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)} 20 Advantages Apple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
+Until 8GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+11.7 millimeters (0.46 inches)1%
vs11.8 millimeters (0.46 inches)
+(back) 1.3MPAdvantage
With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
vsNot supported
+HVGA (480x320)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsNot supported
+2G EDGEAdvantage
The 2G EDGE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(2G EDGE) 0.236 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+380 mAh39%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs273 mAh
+Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Mini-USB 1.1 (Mini-B)Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsNot supported
533MHz 32bit Single-corevs+780MHz 32bit Dual-core76%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128MBvs+512MB LPDDR33 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64MBvs+8GB (5GB available)79 times
More internal storage for applications and files
50 grams (1.75 ounces)vs+40 grams (1.4 ounces)25%
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backvs+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
240x240 pixelsvs+340x272 pixels61%
Higher resolution screen
226 PPIvs+290 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
10 appsvs+1400000 apps (App Store)139999 times
More apps available to download and use
Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time.
Not supportedvs+Ambient light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
Not supportedvs+802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] is newer and faster
3.0 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Sapphire GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+5 ATMAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

5 Common items in both devices
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📱 Model features

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
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ModelOtium GearWatch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Other model namesOtium Gear smartwatch, Otium Gear US-008Apple Watch Edition Series 2 Ceramic A1816 38mm, iWatch S2
Country or region availableChina
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date11/1/201412/1/2016
Depth11.7 millimeters (0.46 inches)11.8 millimeters (0.46 inches)
Size (width x height)39.88 x 43.43 millimeters (1.57 x 1.71 in)34 x 39.2 millimeters (1.34 x 1.54 in)
Weight50 grams (1.75 ounces)40 grams (1.4 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backCeramic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supported5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof

📲 Display

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Screen size1.5" inches1.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~41.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~53.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution240x240 pixels340x272 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Single touch 1-pointCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)226 PPI290 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedSapphire Glass
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
System versionProprietary OSWatchOS 3.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredWatchOS 5.0
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Chipset32bit: MediaTek MT6260A32bit: Apple S2 (28nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 533MHz ARM7EJ-S (Single-core)
Dual-core, 1 processor:
2x 780MHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Dual-core)
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredPowerVR G6200
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
RAM memory128MB512MB LPDDR3
Internal storage64MB8GB (5GB available)
External storageUntil 8GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📶 Mobile networks

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Not supported
Maximum Download / Upload0.236 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Back camera (main camera)1.3 megapixelsNot supported
Main camera resolution1280x1024 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (primary)HVGA (480x320) 10 fpsNot 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
ZoomOnly digital zoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
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

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
USBMini-USB 1.1 (Mini-B)Not supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Ambient light sensor
Heart rate
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity380 mAh273 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredMagnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy70 hours (2.9 days)18 hours
Standby80 hours (3.3 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonicfeature not registered
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaNot supported
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Watch colors: Silver
• Watch strap colors: Black, White, Orange
• Screen Protector
• Android compatibility
• Colors: White
• White Sport band
• 1000 nits screen
• 3D Touch display
• Siri
• Requires an iPhone 5s/iOS 11 or later

☢️ Radiation rate

Otium GearApple Watch 2 (Edition 38mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered

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