Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – The Battle of Two of the Best Wearable Devices

The Sony Smartwatch 3 is the Japanese company’s latest flagship wearable device On the other hand, the Samsung Gear S was 2014’s one of the hottest smartwatches. Both of the devices are really impressive. But which will clinch the win if they fight each other in a battle?

Read this article to find the winner.

Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – The Battle of Two of the Best Wearable Devices

Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – Display

The Smartwatch 3 comes with a 1.6-inch TFT capacitive display. It has a resolution of 320 x 320 pixels and a pixel density of 283 ppi. On the other hand, the Samsung Gear S has a larger 2-inch display. Having a higher resolution of 360 x 480 px and pixel density of 300 ppi, the display is able to produce a more stunning view than its competitor.

Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – Design

The square face and rubber strap make the Smartwatch 3 look more like a fitness device, rather than a regular watch. Moreover, being a smaller device and having flexible rubber straps, the Sony Smartwatch 3 is comfortable to wear. On the other hand, in case of Samsung Gear S, the curved screen and chromed edges have taken the look to a new level. The rubbery-plastic sport-type band looks very stylish. However, being a larger device, you will not find the same comfort as the Sony Smartwatch 3 while wearing it.

Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – Hardware

The Smartwatch 3 has been packed with the quad-core 1.2-GHz Cortex-A7 processor and 512 MB RAM. It also has a 420 mAh battery that has been tagged with a stand-by time of 96 hours. The Samsung Gear S also comes with the 512 MB RAM. But it has a less powerful 1.2-GHz dual-core processor. Moreover, it also has a less powerful 300 mAh battery. So, it will definitely not last longer than its competitor.

Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – Fitness Option

The Smartwatch 3 comes with the GPS, which it uses to track your number of steps with a high level of accuracy. On the other hand, the Gear S comes with an array of sensors, including GPS and the heart rate monitor sensor that emphasizes on the fitness of the user. Everything is integrated with the S health app. It collects all the data from sensors and provide you with the detailed fitness stats, including the distance of your run and your heart rate. So, the Gear S definitely excels in terms of the fitness options.

Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – Compatibility

The Smartwatch 3 works with all the phones that are running through Android 4.3 and higher. However, the Gear S works with only the Samsung smartphones.

Sony Smartwatch 3 vs Samsung Gear S – The Verdict

If you are looking for a cheap smartwatch that features a stylish design, a top notch specification, a powerful battery and can work with all the Android 4.3 phones, the Smartwatch 3 is the best option for you. But if you emphasize more on the fitness aspects, you should go for the Samsung Gear S.

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