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Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600) vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)

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

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Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)Compare Samsung Gear Sport X
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
1.4"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

64bit Dual

340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)

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!

Gear Sport (SM-R600)3 Advantages Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)vsGalaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
+4GB (2GB available)44%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (1.39GB available)
+424 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs364 PPI
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.15Ghz 64bit Dual-Core66%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
768MB LPDDR2vs+768MB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
67 grams (2.35 ounces)vs+30 grams (1.05 ounces)123%
Lighter
11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)vs+10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)6%
Thinner
1.2"vs+1.4"17%
Larger screen
Tizen 3.0vs+Tizen 4.0Advantage
Tizen 4.0 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
300 mAhvs+340 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

18 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
360x360 pixels
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
ModelGear Sport (SM-R600)Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Other model namesSamsung Gear Sport R600, Samsung SM-R600Galaxy Watch Active2 SM-R820 (Bluetooth+WiFi Aluminium)
Country or region available(Global, International)AustraliaUSA(Europe)
(Global, International), Australia, USA, (Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2017September, 2019
Depth11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)42.9 x 44.6 millimeters (1.69 x 1.76 in)44 x 44 millimeters (1.73 x 1.73 in)
Weight67 grams (2.35 ounces)30 grams (1.05 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaNot supportedInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum 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.
50 meters waterproof.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Operating systemTizen 3.0Tizen 4.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 2 Dual 3250 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 (10nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A71.15Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP2 400MhzARM Mali-T720 MP1
RAM memory768MB LPDDR2768MB LPDDR3
Internal storage4GB (2GB available)4GB (1.39GB available)
eMMC
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplaySamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.2" inches1.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~24.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~32.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels360x360 pixels (1:1)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI364 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass DX+
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported
Mobile networksSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
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 Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
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 Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
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 Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredMP4
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
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 Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue
- Compatible with standard 20mm straps
- Samsung Pay
- Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
- 50m waterproof
- MIL-STD-810G compliant (militar certified)
- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink Gold
- Bands: 20mm
- Always-on display
- Samsung Pay
Power supplySamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity300 mAh340 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered3600 minutes | 60 hours | 2.5 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (Aluminum 44mm SM-R820)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.33W/kg (head) | 0.31W/kg (body)0.17W/kg (head) | 0.16W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head) | 0.272W/kg (body)0.057W/kg (head) | 0.153W/kg (body)
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