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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs Gear Sport

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Samsung Gear Sport

Product Image Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Samsung Gear Sport
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Brand Samsung Samsung
Category Smartwatch Smartwatch

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Release April, 2019 October, 2017
Device Name Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Samsung Gear Sport
Device Type Sports Smartwatch Sports Smartwatch
Ideal for (Gender) Both Men & Women
Device Model Black (SM-R500NZKAXAR), Green (SM-R500NZGAXAR), Rose Gold (SM-R500NZDAXAR), Silver (R500NZSAXAR) SM-R600NZKAXAR, SM-R600NZBAXAR
Box Items Watch, Two Size Silicone Straps, Wireless Charger, Quick Start Guide Samsung Gear Sport, Band Strap, Wireless Charging Dock, Quick Start Guide, User Manual
Predecessor Samsung Gear Sport


Shape Circular Circular
Case Dimensions 39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5 mm (1.56 x 1.56 x 0.41 in) 44.6 x 42.9 x 11.6 mm (1.76 x 1.69 x 0.46 in)
Case/Bezel Aluminium Stainless Steel 316L
Strap Material Silicone Active Silicon
Strap/Band Size 20mm
Replaceable Band Yes
Weight 25g (0.88oz) (Without Strap) 67g
IP Rating IP68 -
Water Resistance 5ATM, up to 50 meters -
Colors Black (SM-R500NZKAXAR), Green (SM-R500NZGAXAR), Rose Gold (SM-R500NZDAXAR), Silver (R500NZSAXAR) Black, Blue


Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Screen Size 1.1 Inch 1.2 inches, 4.6 cm2
Screen Resolution 360 x 360 Pixels 360 x 360 pixels
Pixel Density 302 PPI 424 ppi
Multi Touch Yes Yes
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 3


Operating System Tizen-based wearable OS 4.0 Tizen OS 3.0
Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Dual 9110 Exynos 3250 Dual
CPU Exynos Dual-core 1.15 GHz, 64 Bit Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU ARM Mali-T720


RAM 768 MB 768MB
Internal Memory 4GB 4GB
SD Card Slot No No

Cellular Network

Technology No No
Bands No No
Speed No No

Activity Tracker

Distance Yes Yes
Heart Rate Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes
Calories Consumption Yes
Sleep Yes


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo Yes, GLONASS
WiFi Wi-Fi b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
NFC Yes Yes
Radio No No


Touch Yes Yes
Watchface Customizable Digital, Analog, Custom
Voice Command Yes Yes
Personal Assistant Bixby S-Voice
Smartphone Compatibility Android 5+, iOS 9.0+ Android, iPhone
Smartphone Companion App Galaxy Wearable (Samsung Gear) App Samsung Gear


Activity Alert Yes Yes
SMS Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Incoming Call Alert Yes Yes
Calendar Reminder Yes Yes
Weather Forecast Yes Yes


Accelerometer Yes Yes
Gyro Yes Yes
Heart Rate Yes No
Light Yes Yes
Compass/Magnetometer - -
Vibration/Haptics engine Yes Yes
Other Sensors Barometer Barometer


Speaker Yes Yes
Microphone Yes Yes


Battery Type Galaxy Wearable (Samsung Gear)
Capacity 230mAh Li-Ion 300 mAh
Battery Life Up to 2 Days Up to 2 days
Standby - -
Talk-Time - -
Wireless Charging WPC based wireless charging Wireless Charging Dock
Charging Time -
Quick Charging - Qi

Additional Features

Language Multilingual
App Store Tizen Gear App Store -
Builtin Payment Service Samsung Pay Samsung Pay
Bluetooth Music Yes Yes
Other Features MIL-STD-810G Military Grade

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