Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport Band vs Samsung Gear S

Full Comparison

Hardware

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Internal storage space
8 GB
4 GB
CPU cores
Dual Core
Dual Core

Display

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Screen Size
1.7 in
2 in
Display technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Screen resolution
312, 390
360, 480
Type of screen
Colour screen
Colour screen

Features

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Built-in camera
noNo
noNo
Heart rate monitor
yesYes
yesYes
Microphone
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Case Diameter
1.43 in
1.57 in
Case Height
1.67 in
2.29 in
Case Thickness
0.45 in
0.49 in
Weight
0.08 lb
0.15 lb
Watch case material
Aluminum
Black, White, Plastic, Stainless steel
Wrist band material
Silicone
Black, White, Silicone, Rubber
Colour of bracelet
Black, Blue, Brown, Grey, White, Beige, Pink
Black, White
Water Resistance
yesYes
yesYes
Fully Waterproof
yesYes
yesYes

Platform

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Operating system
Apple Watch OS
Android 4.3+, Tizen OS

Connectivity

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
3G (UMTS)
noNo
yesYes
4G (LTE)
noNo
noNo
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.1
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
NFC
yesYes
noNo
USB
yesYes
yesYes
Built-in navigation system
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
noNo
yesYes

Power

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Battery Technology
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Battery Capacity
334 mAh
300 mAh
Average Battery Life (standby)
18 h
96 h
Battery life (running)
18 h
48 h