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Featured in this comparison chart are three fine-looking and decent fitness smartwatches, the Forerunner 245 with an impressive long battery life, the Versa 2 and the newly upgraded Samsung Galaxy Active. Compare the Garmin Forerunner 245 Music vs Fitbit Versa vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active specs and features to find out the differences. Recently, Samsung has upgraded the Galaxy Active with some of the interesting features found on the newer Active 2 such as digital rotating bezel and starting an exercise simply with your voice via Bixby voice assistant.

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music vs Fitbit Versa vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active: Specifications Compared

 
 
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Garmin Forerunner 245 Music Specs

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Fitbit Versa Specifications

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active full specs and features

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Price $349.99 $329.00 $69.99 $199.99 $169.00
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Garmin Forerunner 245 Music Fitbit Versa Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Device type Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Classic smartwatch
Gender Unisex Unisex Unisex
Release date April, 2019 April, 2018 March, 2019
Predecessor Garmin Forerunner 235
Successor Fitbit Versa 2 Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2
Versions Garmin Forerunner 245, Garmin Forerunner 245 Music Fitbit Versa Lite, Fitbit Versa Special Edition
BODY BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 42.3 x 42.3 x 12.2 mm 35 x 24.07 x 11.2 mm 39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5 mm
Weight 38.5 grams 38 grams 25 grams (excluding straps)
Shape Circular Rectangular Circular
Case material Fiber-reinforced polymer Aluminum Aluminum
Strap material Silicone Polyester, Silicone Leather, Silicone
Bezel material Fiber-reinforced polymer Ceramics Bezeless
Strap size 20 mm 140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big) 20 mm
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Durability test MIL-STD-810G
Swim-proof Yes, recommended Yes, recommended Yes, recommended
Color Aqua, Black, White Black, Gray, Rose-gold Black, Green, Rose-gold, Silver
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.2 inches 1.34 inches 1.1 inches
Display type LCD, Memory-in-pixel (MIP), transflective LCD, transflective Super AMOLED, Full color
Display resolution 240 x 240 px 348 x 250 pixel 360 x 360 pixel
Pixel density
Always on Yes Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes Yes
Input type (not touchscreen), 5 Physical buttons 3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen 2 Physical buttons, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth ANT+, Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE
Bluetooth calling No No Yes
GPS Galileo, GLONASS, GPS No Galileo, Yes, GPS/GLONASS/BEIDOU
NFC No Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 0.75GB
ROM 4GB 4GB 4GB
Memory card slot No No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Technology None None None
SIM type None None None
Band
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Bluetooth music Yes Yes Yes
Loudspeaker No No No
Microphone No No Yes
Camera No No No
Radio No No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Altimeter No Yes No
Ambient light Yes Yes Yes
Barometer No Yes
Compass Yes
ECG No No No
Gyroscope Yes
HRM Yes Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter Yes Yes No
Thermometer No No No
Other sensors Vibration motor
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen Yes Yes No
Blood Pressure No No Yes
Calories Yes Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No No
Fitness Level Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection Yes No No
Menstrual cycle Yes Yes No
VO2 Max Yes Yes Yes
Swim-tracking Yes Yes Yes
Swim-heart tracking Yes No No
On-screen workout No Yes No
Sport modes Yes 15 39
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type non-removable Lithium-polymer non-removable Lithium-polymer Non-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 145mAh 230mAh
Battery life GPS mode: 24hrs, Smartwatch mode: 7 days Regular usage: 3 days+, Standby :5 days+ Regular usage: 3 days+, Standby :5 days+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock WPC based wireless charging
Charging time 1-2 hours 2hrs 1-2 hours
Solar power No No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Exynos 9110
CPU Dual core 1.15GHz
GPU
Operating system Proprietary OS Fitbit OS Tizen OS 4.0
MISC MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Garmin Connect Fitbit App Samsung Gear app, Samsung Health App
Compatibility Android, iOS Android, iOS Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+, iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+
Payment system None Fitbit Pay Samsung Pay
Interchangeable strap 20mm, Yes Yes Yes
Voice command No No Yes, Bixby
Find my phone Yes Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Garmin Forerunner 245 Music, Manual, Straps Charger, Fitbit Versa, Manual, Straps Charger, Manual, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Straps
Price $349.99 $329.00 $69.99 $199.99 $169.00

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music vs Fitbit Versa vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active: Editor’s Pick

samsung galaxy watch active specs, features, price

Although, the Forerunner 245 Music is a more comprehensive fitness tracker, the Galaxy Watch Active has the most outstanding design, its slimmer and more compact while being a equipped with more features. Its battery life however, falls behind the other two.

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music vs Fitbit Versa vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active: Prices Compared