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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F) vs Huawei Watch 2 (2018)

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

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Compare Huawei Watch 2 (2018) XSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)08Points
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Dual

247
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? Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)

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20 Common items in both devices
16 million
1.2"
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+13 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
ModelGalaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Watch 2 (2018)
Other model namesGalaxy Watch Active2 4G LTE SM-R835U (Stainless Steel)Huawei Watch2 2018 e-sim, Huawei Leo
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release date9/1/20195/1/2018
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)12.6 millimeters (0.5 inches)
Size (width x height)40 x 40 millimeters (1.57 x 1.57 in)45 x 48.9 millimeters (1.77 x 1.93 in)
Weight37 grams (1.3 ounces)57 grams (2 ounces)
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and others5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
IP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
System versionTizen 4.0Android Wear 2.0 (7.1.1 Nougat)
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid Wear 2.1 (8.0 Oreo)
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 MSM8909w (28nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1.15GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.1GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 304
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR3768MB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
4GB (2GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.2" inches1.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~29% (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
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)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/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Dual-Band 900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4feature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
USBNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity247 mAh420 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy43 hours (1.8 days)feature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-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: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Carbon Black
- Google Assistant
- Workout data report
- Compatible with standard 20mm straps

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (2018)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.255W/kg (head), 1.528W/kg (body)feature not registered
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