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Samsung Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382) vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 X Samsung Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382) 07Points
1.63"
AMOLED

320x320

N/A
512MB
RAM

Single-core

300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16Points Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U) Compare Samsung Galaxy Gear Live X
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
1.5GB
RAM

Dual-core

247
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)

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Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)} 7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382) vs Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)} 16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
+4GB (3GB available)116%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (1.39GB available)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)22%
Thinner
vs10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
+1.63"36%
Larger screen
vs1.2"
+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
+300 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs247 mAh
1.2GHz 32bit Single-corevs+1.15GHz 64bit Dual-core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDR2vs+1.5GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
59 grams (2.07 ounces)vs+37 grams (1.3 ounces)59%
Lighter
320x320 pixelsvs+360x360 pixels27%
Higher resolution screen
278 PPIvs+424 PPI53%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+VO2 maxAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouAdvantage
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
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Waterproof (IP?)vs+5 ATM, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

8 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Heart rate
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+ specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
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ModelGalaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Gear Live R382, Samsung SM-R382 Gear LiveGalaxy Watch Active2 4G LTE SM-R835U (Stainless Steel)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date6/25/20149/1/2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)56.4 x 37.9 millimeters (2.22 x 1.49 in)40 x 40 millimeters (1.57 x 1.57 in)
Weight59 grams (2.07 ounces)37 grams (1.3 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredStainless steel body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.

📲 Display

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.63" inches1.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~40.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~29% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x320 pixels360x360 pixels (1:1)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)278 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassfeature not registeredGorilla Glass DX+
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
System versionAndroid Wear 4.4W1 KitKatTizen 4.0
Firmware updateAndroid Wear 1.1 (5.1.1 Lollipop)feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
Chipset32bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM822664bit: Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Single-core)
Dual-core, 1 processor:
2x 1.15GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Dual-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305ARM Mali-T720 MP1
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
RAM memory512MB LPDDR21.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (3GB available)4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum Download / Uploadfeature not registered150/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, 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

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
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 stabilizationfeature not registeredNot supported
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
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

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
Loudspeakerfeature not registeredSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
USBNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
VO2 max
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity300 mAh247 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredQi wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered43 hours (1.8 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingNot supportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Watch colors: Black
• Watchband colors: Black, Pink
• IP67 certified: dust tight and water proof up to 1m for 30min
• MicroUSB only battery charging
• No speaker, It only has vibrate and a mic
• Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
• Bands: 20mm
• Always-on display
• Samsung Pay

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Gear Live (SM-R382)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.43W/kg (head), 1.13W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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