What is the difference between the Galaxy Watch and the Galaxy Watch Active?

 

Specifications

 

Galaxy Watch Active

(SM-R500)

 

Galaxy Watch LTE - 46mm (SM-R805)

Galaxy Watch LTE - 42mm (SM-R815)

Galaxy Watch - 46mm (SM-R800)

Galaxy Watch - 42mm (SM-R810)

 

 

Dimensions (HxWxD)

Mass

 

 

39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5mm

46g

 

 

46.0 x 49.0 x 12.9 mm; 82 g

41.9 x 45.5 x 12.6 mm; 62 g

 

Display

 

 

Super AMOLED (with AOD function)

360 x 360 pixels

2.8 cm (1.1 ")

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

 

 

Circular Super AMOLED (with AOD function)

360 x 360 pixels

3.3 cm (1.3 ") / 3.05 cm (1.2")

Corning® Gorilla® Glass DX +

 

 

Memory

 

 

768 MB + 4 GB (about 1.5 GB freely available) ¹

 

 

768 MB + 4 GB (about 1.4 GB freely available) ¹

 

 

Processor

 

 

1.15 GHz dual-core

Exynos 9110

 

 

1.15 GHz dual-core 
Exynos9110

 

 

eSIM card

 

 

NO

 

 

YES

(SM-R805 / SM-R815 only)

 

 

Sensors

 

 

Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer,

 HRM, Ambient Light

 

 

Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer,

HRM, Ambient Light

 

 

Operating system

 

 

Tizen OS 4.0

 

 

Tizen OS 4.0

 

 

Battery and charge

 

 

230 mAh

WPC based wireless charging

 

 

472 mAh / 270 mAh

Wireless Charging (WPC Inductive)

 

 

Sensors

 

 

Barometer

Accelerometer

Position sensor

Pulse sensor (continuous recording)

Ambient light sensor

 

 

Barometer

Accelerometer

Position sensor

Pulse sensor (continuous recording)

Ambient light sensor

 

 

Compatible bracelets

 

 

Standard bracelet 20 mm

 

 

Standard bracelet 22 mm (46 mm model)

Standard bracelet 20 mm (42 mm model)

 

 

Other

 

 

Suitable for swimming²

 

 

Integrated speaker

Suitable for swimming²

Mobile accessible even without Smartphone3

 

1 The user memory is smaller than the total memory size due to the presence of the operating system and the software for the device features. The actual user memory varies depending on the mobile operator and may change after software updates.

 

2 Provides water protection to 5 ATM to ISO standard 22810. Not suitable for activities such as jumping into the pool, scuba diving, water skiing or similar high-speed water activities and / or deep-water activities.

 

3 Only available with LTE version (with activated eSIM). The mobile phone use of the Galaxy Watch requires the conclusion of a corresponding mobile phone contract (eSIM) for selected mobile service providers. Please inform yourself beforehand whether your preferred mobile service provider offers such a mobile phone contract (eSIM) and whether the respective Galaxy Watch is also compatible with this mobile service provider. 

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