Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is a better device.

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is a better smartwatch in this review of Samsung Gear Fit2 vs Garmin Vivoactive HR because; it has damage-resistant glass, 3.08x higher resolution, 0.2 newer Bluetooth version, provides activity reports, integrates with social networks, has a gyroscope, detects activities and has a route tracker.

Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: DESIGN

Dustproof and water-resistant; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro are dustproof and water-resistant.

Branded damage-resistant glass; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro has branded damage-resistant glass.

Sweat resistant; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro are sweat resistant.

Touch screen; the two devices have touch screens.

Display; the two smartwatches have displays.

Resolution; Garmin Vivoactive HR has 148 x 205px whereas Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro has 216 x 432px

Bottom line: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is better as it has enhanced design features.

Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: SENSORS

Heart rate monitor; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have heart monitors.

GPS; the two smartwatches have GPS

Accelerometer; both Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have accelerometers.

A compass; Garmin Vivoactive HR has a compass.

A barometer; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have barometers.

Gyroscope; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro has a gyroscope.

Bottom line: the two smartwatches share an equal percentage in terms of sensors

Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: ACTIVITY TRACKING

Tracks a distance; each of the smartwatches can track a distance.

Tracks steps taken; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can track steps taken.

Provides activity reports taken; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro provides reports taken.

Measures pace; the two devices can measure pace.

Counts how many calories you have burnt; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can measure how many calories you have burnt.

Tracks your sleep; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can track your sleep.

Bottom line: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is a better smartwatch as it provides reports taken.

Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: CONNECTIVITY

Syncs wirelessly; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have this feature.

Bluetooth version; Garmin Vivoactive HR has 4 while Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro has 4.2

Bluetooth; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have Bluetooth

Compatible with android; the two devices are compatible with android.

Automatically syncs; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have this feature.

Compatible with IOS; the two smartwatches are compatible with IOS.

Bottom line: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is better as it has a newer Bluetooth version.

Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: BATTERY

Battery life; Garmin Vivoactive HR has 8 days while Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro has 3 days

Battery level indicator; the two smartwatches have battery level indicators.

Rechargeable battery; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have rechargeable batteries.

Bottom line: Garmin Vivoactive HR is better as it has a good battery life.

Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: KEY FEATURES

Has notifications; the two devices have notifications

Silent alarm; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have silent alarms.

Stop watch; the two smartwatches have stopwatches.

Locates your phone; Garmin Vivoactive HR can locate your phone.

Integrates with social networks; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro integrates with social networks.

Has achievements; the two devices have achievements.

Bottom line: Garmin Vivoactive HR is better in terms of key features.

Garmin Vivoactive HR vs Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: MISCELLANEOUS

Ad-free; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is ad-free.
has exercise diary; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro has exercise diary.

Syncs to the cloud; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro has this feature.

Free app; Garmin Vivoactive HR and Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro have free apps

Can capture photos; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can capture photos

Compatible with heart rate monitors; Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is compatible with heart rate monitors.

Bottom line: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is better in terms of miscellaneous.

Conclusion

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro is a better smartphone that supersedes Garmin Vivoactive HR in most of the features.