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Samsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A) vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Gear S3 frontier vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatches, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 XSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)05Points
Samsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)
1.3"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

64bit Dual

380
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)Compare Samsung Gear S3 frontier X
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Dual

247
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!


23 Common items in both devices
Stainless steel body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
360x360 pixels
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
ModelGear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
Other model namesAT&T Samsung Gear S3 R765A, Gear S3 frontier LTEGalaxy Watch Active2 4G LTE SM-R835U (Stainless Steel)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2016September, 2019
Depth12.9 millimeters (0.51 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)46 x 49 millimeters (1.81 x 1.93 in)40 x 40 millimeters (1.57 x 1.57 in)
Weight63 grams (2.21 ounces)37 grams (1.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
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 Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
Operating systemTizen 2.3.2Tizen 4.0
Firmware updateTizen 3.0feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Dual 7270 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A531.15Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720ARM Mali-T720 MP1
RAM memory768MB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (2GB available)4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplaySamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.3" inches1.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~24.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~29% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels360x360 pixels (1:1)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)392 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass SR+Gorilla Glass DX+
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported
Mobile networksSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 850/1900 (Bands 2,5)LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkUMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
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 Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
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 Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredMP4
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
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, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Black
- Leather band strap (22mm)
- Stainless Steel body 316L
- Samsung Pay
- S-Voice, S-Health
- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay
Power supplySamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity380 mAh247 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2580 minutes | 43 hours | 1.8 days
Standby4320 minutes | 72 hours | 3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Gear S3 frontier (4G SM-R765A)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm SM-R835F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.498W/kg (head) | 1.005W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.255W/kg (head) | 1.528W/kg (body)
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