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Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U) vs Huawei Watch 2 (2018)

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

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Compare Huawei Watch 2 (2018) XSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)07Points
Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Dual

270
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
1.2"
AMOLED

390x390

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Quad

420
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Huawei Watch 2 (2018)

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Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)vsWatch 2 (2018)8 Advantages Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
+1.15Ghz 64bit Dual-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+1.5GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs768MB LPDDR3
+49 grams (1.72 ounces)16%
Lighter
vs57 grams (2 ounces)
+Stainless steel body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+50 meters waterproof., MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP68 certified
4GB (1.5GB available)vs+4GB (2GB available)33%
More internal storage for applications and files
12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)vs+12.6 millimeters (0.5 inches)1%
Thinner
360x360 pixelsvs+390x390 pixels17%
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+460 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1500 appsvs+1350000 apps (Google Play Store)899 times
More apps available to download and use
(4G LTE) 10 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps14 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
270 mAhvs+420 mAh56%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
1.2"
4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
ModelGalaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Watch 2 (2018)
Other model namesGalaxy Watch 42mm (4G LTE) SM-R815UZDAXAR, Samsung GalileoHuawei Watch2 2018 e-sim, Huawei Leo
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China
China
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release dateAugust, 2018May, 2018
Depth12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)12.6 millimeters (0.5 inches)
Size (width x height)41.9 x 45.7 millimeters (1.65 x 1.8 in)45 x 48.9 millimeters (1.77 x 1.93 in)
Weight49 grams (1.72 ounces)57 grams (2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and others50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Operating systemTizen 4.0Android Wear 2.0 (7.1.1 Nougat)
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid Wear 2.1 (8.0 Oreo)
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 MSM8909w (28nm)
CPU processor1.15Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A531.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 304
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR3768MB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (1.5GB available)
eMMC
4GB (2GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.2" inches1.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~24.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~21.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels (1:1)390x390 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI460 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass DX+Gorilla Glass
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload10 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedDual-Band 900/1800
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,25,26,66)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkUMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4feature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- 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 Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon carriers
- Colors: Carbon Black
- Google Assistant
- Workout data report
- Compatible with standard 20mm straps
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity270 mAh420 mAh
Charger, watts3.5W (5V/0.7A) Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standby4320 minutes | 72 hours | 3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Watch (42mm SM-R815U)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.961W/kg (head) | 1.786W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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