Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Fossil Gen 4 Explorist vs Ticwatch Pro Compared

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Featured in this comparison chart is the Samsung Galaxy Watch – a comprehensive smartwatch and one of the best selling on the market, it’s joined by the Fossil Gen 4 explorist and Ticwatch pro – two outstanding Wear OS smartwatches. We compare the specs and features of these three, so you know the differences and which is the right choice for you.

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Fossil Gen 4 Explorist vs Ticwatch Pro Specifications Compared

 
 
Product Info

Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) Full Specifications, Features and Price

Fossil Gen 4 Explorist Specs and features

Fossil Gen 4 Explorist Specifications, Features and Price

Ticwatch Pro Specs

Ticwatch Pro Specifications, Features and Price

Price $278.99 $249.00 $275.00 $149.00 -
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) Fossil Gen 4 Explorist Ticwatch Pro
Device type Fitness/Classic smartwatch Fitness/Classic smartwatch Fitness/Classic smartwatch
Gender Men Men Men
Release date August, 2018 August, 2018 July, 2018
Predecessor Samsung Gear S3 Fossil Gen 3 Explorist
Successor Fossil Gen 5 Calyle Ticwatch Pro 4G
Versions Bluetooth, LTE
BODY BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 46 x 49 x 13 mm 45 x 45 x 13 mm 45 x 45 x 12.6 mm
Weight 63 grams (excluding straps)
Shape Circular Circular Circular, Curved
Case material Stainless steel Stainless steel Reinforced carbon fiber
Strap material Leather, Silicone Stainless steel Leather
Bezel material Stainless steel Stainless steel Stainless steel
Strap size 22 mm 22 mm 22 mm
Screen protection Corning Gorilla glass DX+ Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM 3ATM IP68
Durability test MIL-STD-810G
Swim-proof Yes, recommended Yes No
Color Black, Silver Black, Gray, Rose-gold, Silver Black
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.3 inches 1.4 inches 1.39 inch
Display type Super AMOLED, Full color AMOLED, Full color AMOLED, FSTN, Full color
Display resolution 360 x 360 pixel 454 x 454 px 400 x 400 px
Pixel density
Always on Yes Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes Yes
Input type 2 Physical buttons, Physical rotating bezel, Touchscreen 3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen 2 Physical buttons, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE
Bluetooth calling Yes No Yes
GPS Galileo, Yes, GPS/GLONASS/BEIDOU Yes BEIDOU, GLONASS, GPS
NFC Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 0.75GB 512MB 512MB
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 Yes No Yes
Microphone Yes Yes Yes
Camera No No No
Radio No No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes Yes
Altimeter No No
Ambient light Yes Yes Yes
Barometer Yes No No
Compass No Yes
ECG No No No
Gyroscope Yes Yes Yes
HRM Yes Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter No No No
Thermometer No No No
Other sensors
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen No No No
Blood Pressure No No No
Calories Yes Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No No
Fitness Level
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection No No No
Menstrual cycle No No No
VO2 Max Yes
Swim-tracking Yes Yes No
Swim-heart tracking No No No
On-screen workout No No No
Sport modes 39 Yes Yes
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type Non-removable Li-ion battery Non-removable Li-ion battery non-removable Lithium-polymer
Battery capacity 472mAh 415mAh
Battery life Regular usage: 3 days+, Standby:10 days+ Regular: 24hrs+ Regular: 2-30 days
Charging type WPC based wireless charging Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 1-2 hours 1-2 hours 1-2 hours
Solar power No No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Exynos 9110 Snapdragon 2100 Snapdragon 2100
CPU Dual core 1.15GHz 1.2GHz dual-core
GPU
Operating system Tizen OS 4.0 Wear OS Wear OS
MISC MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Samsung Gear app, Samsung Health App Fossil Q App Ticwatch App
Compatibility Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+, iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+ Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+ Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+
Payment system Samsung Pay Google Pay Google Pay
Interchangeable strap Yes 22 mm, Yes 22 mm, Yes
Voice command Yes, Bixby Yes, Google Assistant Yes, Google Assistant
Find my phone Yes Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Manual, Samsung Galaxy Watch, Straps Charger, Fossil Gen 4 Explorist, Manual, Straps Charger, Manual, Straps, Ticwatch Pro
Price $278.99 $249.00 $275.00 $149.00

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Fossil Gen 4 Explorist vs Ticwatch Pro: Which is Better?

The Samsung Galaxy Watch is a more comprehensive smartwatch, its a standalone smartwatch that allow you make and receive calls directly from the device. It also has the longest battery life, although a bit more expensive.

On the other hand, the Ticwatch Pro with slight longer battery life thanks to it’s dual display is a more comprehensive smartwatch than the Gen 4 Explorists. Although the Gen 4 has a more distinguishing design.

There’s a newer version of the Gen 4, the Gen 5 Calyle, also the Ticwatch Pro 4G succeeds the Pro.

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Fossil Gen 4 Explorist vs Ticwatch Pro: Editor’s Pick

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