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Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050) vs Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)

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

Compare Samsung Galaxy Gear XSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)16Points
Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)




64bit Dual


(Non removable)

07PointsSamsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)Compare Samsung Galaxy Watch X
Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)




32bit Single


(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)

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Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)vsGalaxy Gear (SM-V700)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
+1.15Ghz 64bit Dual-Core116%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs800Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+1.5GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+63 grams (2.21 ounces)17%
vs74 grams (2.59 ounces)
+360x360 pixels27%
Higher resolution screen
vs320x320 pixels
+392 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs278 PPI
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 10 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+472 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs315 mAh
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Gorilla Glass DX+Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+50 meters waterproof., MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
4GB (1.5GB available)vs+4GB (2GB available)33%
More internal storage for applications and files
13 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs+11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)17%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+(back) 2MPAdvantage
With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
Not supportedvs+HD (1280x720)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
1500 appsvs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)2332 times
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality

12 Common items in both devices
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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
ModelGalaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
Other model namesGalaxy Watch LTE版 46mm SM-R8050ZSACHN, Samsung GalileoSamsung Galaxy Gear 1, Samsung SM-V700 Galaxy Gear V700
Country or region availableChina
feature not registered
Release dateAugust, 2018September, 2013
Depth13 millimeters (0.51 inches)11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)46 x 49 millimeters (1.81 x 1.93 in)36.8 x 56.6 millimeters (1.45 x 2.23 in)
Weight63 grams (2.21 ounces)74 grams (2.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and others50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
Water splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
Operating systemTizen 4.0Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredTizen 2.2.1
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 4212
CPU processor1.15Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53800Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1ARM Mali-400 MP4 400Mhz
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR3512MB
Internal storage4GB (1.5GB available)
4GB (2GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.3" inches1.63" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~24.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~41.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels (1:1)320x320 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)392 PPI278 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass DX+Not supported
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload10 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkUMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
Back camera (main camera)Not supported2 megapixels
Main camera resolutionNot supported1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (primary)Not supportedHD (1280x720) 30 fps
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 supportedAutofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedfeature not registered
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedfeature not registered
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
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 (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Not supported
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
Ambient Light sensor
Heart rate
Other features- Colors: Silver
- Straps: Onyx Black, Deep Ocean Blue, Basalt Grey
- Compatible with standard 22mm straps
- Always-on display
- Rotating bezel
- Samsung Pay
- Watch colors: Silver, Rose Gold
- Watchband colors: Black, Yellow, Gray, Beige, Orange
- Cetified IP55: dust resistance and protection from short-term exposure to water jets
- Watch compatible with Android 4.3 smartphones or higher
- S Voice
- Galaxy Gear Charging Dock
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity472 mAh315 mAh
Charger, watts3.5W (5V/0.7A) Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standby4320 minutes | 72 hours | 3 days9000 minutes | 150 hours | 6.3 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Watch (46mm SM-R8050)Samsung Galaxy Gear (SM-V700)
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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