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Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600) vs Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Gear Sport vs Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Gear S2 XSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)07Points
Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
02PointsSamsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)Compare Samsung Gear Sport X
Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
1.2"
AMOLED

360x360

N/A
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

250
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)

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)7 Advantages Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)vsGear S2 (SM-R720)2 Advantages Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
+768MB LPDDR250%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs512MB LPDDR2
+11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)16%
Thinner
vs13.4 millimeters (0.53 inches)
+Tizen 3.0Advantage
Tizen 3.0 is newer and safer
vsTizen 2.3.2
+300 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs250 mAh
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 version A2DP
+50 meters waterproof, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWaterproof (IPxx certified)
67 grams (2.35 ounces)vs+51 grams (1.79 ounces)31%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+Vibrating alertAdvantage
The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features

20 Common items in both devices
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
4GB (2GB user free)
Super AMOLED
16 million
360x360 pixels
424 PPI
1.2"
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
ModelGear Sport (SM-R600)Gear S2 (SM-R720)
Other model namesSamsung Gear Sport R600, Samsung SM-R600Samsung Gear S2 BT SM-R720, Samsung Orbis
Country or region available(Global, International)AustraliaUSA(Europe)
(Global, International), Australia, USA, (Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2017October, 2015
Depth11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)13.4 millimeters (0.53 inches)
Size (width x height)42.9 x 44.6 millimeters (1.69 x 1.76 in)44 x 51.8 millimeters (1.73 x 2.04 in)
Weight67 grams (2.35 ounces)51 grams (1.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaNot supportedInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature 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
Waterproof (IPxx certified)
System (OS)Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
Operating systemTizen 3.0Tizen 2.3
Firmware updatefeature not registeredTizen 2.3.2
HardwareSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 2 Dual 3250 (28nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 2 Dual 3250 (28nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A71Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400 MP2 400MhzARM Mali-400 MP2 400Mhz
RAM memory768MB LPDDR2512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage4GB (2GB user free)4GB (2GB user free)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplaySamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size1.2" inches1.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~24.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~20.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x360 pixels360x360 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
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 Gear S2 (SM-R720)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
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 supportedfeature not registered
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
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 Gear S2 (SM-R720)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
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: Dark Gray, Silver
- Stainless Steel body
- Samsung Pay
- S-Voice, S-Health
- Wireless Charging (Qi)
- IP68 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1.5m and 30min
Power supplySamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity300 mAh250 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging
• Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
• Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 days
Radiation rateSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600)Samsung Gear S2 (SM-R720)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.33W/kg (head) | 0.31W/kg (body)0.08W/kg (head) | 0.61W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head) | 0.272W/kg (body)feature not registered
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