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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F) vs Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)

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

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Compare Samsung Gear Sport 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
Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

300
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
Super AMOLED
16 million
360x360 pixels
424 PPI
1.2"
Capacitive
Multitouch
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
ModelGalaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Gear Sport (SM-R600)
Other model namesGalaxy Watch Active2 4G LTE SM-R835U (Stainless Steel)Samsung Gear Sport R600, Samsung SM-R600
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)AustraliaUSA(Europe)
(Global, International), Australia, USA, (Europe)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019October, 2017
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)
Size (width x height)40 x 40 millimeters (1.57 x 1.57 in)42.9 x 44.6 millimeters (1.69 x 1.76 in)
Weight37 grams (1.3 ounces)67 grams (2.35 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaNot supported
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.
50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
Operating systemTizen 4.0Tizen 3.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 2 Dual 3250 (28nm)
CPU processor1.15Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A531Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP1ARM Mali-400 MP2 400Mhz
RAM memory1.5GB LPDDR3768MB LPDDR2
Internal storage4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
4GB (2GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.2" inches1.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~29% (screen-to-body ratio)~24.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels (1:1)360x360 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass DX+Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
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)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
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)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
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)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4feature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + 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, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Black, Blue
- Compatible with standard 20mm straps
- Samsung Pay
- Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
- 50m waterproof
- MIL-STD-810G compliant (militar certified)
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity247 mAh300 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Standard charging
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
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)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.33W/kg (head) | 0.31W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.255W/kg (head) | 1.528W/kg (body)0.349W/kg (head) | 0.272W/kg (body)
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