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

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

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Compare Huawei Watch 2 XSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)10Points
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 (Classic)
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)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)vsWatch 2 (Classic)7 Advantages Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
+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
+37 grams (1.3 ounces)65%
Lighter
vs61 grams (2.14 ounces)
+10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)16%
Thinner
vs12.6 millimeters (0.5 inches)
+Stainless steel body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsStainless steel and plastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vsNot supported
+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(Not supported)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE 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 (1.39GB available)vs+4GB (2GB available)44%
More internal storage for applications and files
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
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
247 mAhvs+420 mAh70%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
1.2"
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
ModelGalaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Watch 2 (Classic)
Other model namesGalaxy Watch Active2 4G LTE SM-R835U (Stainless Steel)Huawei Watch 2 Classic LEO-BX9, Huawei Leo
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungHuawei
Release dateSeptember, 2019April, 2017
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)61 grams (2.14 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass frontStainless steel and plastic 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 Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
Operating systemTizen 4.0Android Wear 2.0 (7.1.1 Nougat)
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid Wear 2.1 (8.0 Oreo)
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
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 (1.39GB available)
eMMC
4GB (2GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
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
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Not supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Network technology2G, 3G, 4Gfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
CameraSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
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 Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
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 Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio 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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Titanium Grey
- Google Assistant
- Compatible with standard 22mm straps
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
BatteryLi-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 autonomy2580 minutes | 43 hours | 1.8 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Huawei Watch 2 (Classic)
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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