Ticwatch S2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Compared

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Featured in this comparison are three outstanding smartwatches, two Wear OS smartwatches; the Ticwatch S2 and Fossil Gen 4 Sport and the Galaxy Watch Active which now has a more stylish and better equipped successor, the Active 2.

Each of these three is fitness-focused and loaded with lots of features while also spotting stylish designs. We compare the Ticwatch S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport specs and features, so you know the differences.

Ticwatch S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Specifications Compared

 
 
Product Info
Ticwatch S2 Specs and features

Ticwatch S2 Specifications, Features and Price

Fossil Gen 4 Sport (43mm) Specs and features

Fossil Gen 4 Sport (43mm) Specifications, Features and Price

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active full specs and features

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Full Specifications, Features and Price

Price $180.00 $275.00 $99.00 $199.99 $149.99
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Ticwatch S2 Fossil Gen 4 Sport (43mm) Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Device type Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Classic smartwatch
Gender Men Unisex Unisex
Release date January, 2019 November, 2018 March, 2019
Predecessor Ticwatch S Fossil Gen 3 Sport
Successor Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2
Versions
BODY BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 46.6 x 51.8 x 12.9 mm 43 x 43 x 12 mm 39.5 x 39.5 x 10.5 mm
Weight 25 grams (excluding straps)
Shape Circular, Curved Circular Circular
Case material Glass Fiber, Polyamide Aluminum Aluminum
Strap material Silicone Silicone Leather, Silicone
Bezel material Polyamide Aluminum Bezeless
Strap size 22 mm 20 mm 20 mm
Screen protection Anti-scracth glass Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Durability test MIL-STD-810G MIL-STD-810G
Swim-proof Yes, recommended Yes Yes, recommended
Color Black, White Black, Blue, Gray Black, Green, Rose-gold, Silver
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.39 inch 1.2 inches 1.1 inches
Display type AMOLED, Full color AMOLED, Full color Super AMOLED, Full color
Display resolution 400 x 400 px 390 x 390 px 360 x 360 pixel
Pixel density
Always on Yes Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes Yes
Input type 1 Physical button, Touchscreen 3 Physical buttons, Touchscreen 2 Physical buttons, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.1 Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE
Bluetooth calling Yes No Yes
GPS BEIDOU, GLONASS, GPS Yes Galileo, Yes, GPS/GLONASS/BEIDOU
NFC No Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 512MB 512MB 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 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 Yes No
Ambient light No Yes Yes
Barometer No No Yes
Compass No
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 Yes
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 Yes
Swim-heart tracking No No No
On-screen workout No No No
Sport modes Yes Yes 39
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type non-removable Lithium-polymer Non-removable Li-ion battery Non-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 416 mAh 230mAh
Battery life Regular: 48hrs+ Regular: 24hrs+ Regular usage: 3 days+, Standby :5 days+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock WPC based wireless charging
Charging time 1-2 hours 1-2 hours 1-2 hours
Solar power No No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Snapdragon 2100 Snapdragon 3100 Exynos 9110
CPU 1.2GHz dual-core Dual core 1.15GHz
GPU
Operating system Wear OS Wear OS Tizen OS 4.0
MISC MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Ticwatch App Fossil Q App Samsung Gear app, Samsung Health App
Compatibility Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+ Android 6.0+, iOS 10.0+ Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+, iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+
Payment system None Google Pay Samsung Pay
Interchangeable strap 22 mm, Yes 20mm, Yes Yes
Voice command Yes, Google Assistant Yes, Google Assistant Yes, Bixby
Find my phone Yes Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Manual, Straps, Ticwatch S2 Charger, Fossil Gen 4 Sport, Manual, Straps Charger, Manual, Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Straps
Price $180.00 $275.00 $99.00 $199.99 $149.99

Ticwatch S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Which is Better?

Although each of these three is stylish, fitness focused and loaded with features that can improve your productive life, the Galaxy Watch Active is the most compact which makes it a more beffitiong wear for people with smaller wrist. It’s also the most equipped and with blood pressure tracking and most preloaded sport modes, it’s a more comprehensive fitness tracker than the other two.

Moreover Samsung recently updated the Active with the digital rotating bezel seen on the newer Active 2.

Ticwatch S2 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Editor’s Pick

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