Samsung Gear Live vs Samsung Gear S

Full Comparison

Hardware

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
RAM Memory
512 mB
512 mB
Internal storage space
4 GB
4 GB
CPU cores
Quad Core
Dual Core
CPU speed
1.2 GHz
1 GHz

Display

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Screen size
1.63 in
2.00 in
Display technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Screen resolution
320, 320
360, 480
Type of screen
Colour screen
Colour screen
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Features

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Heart rate monitor
yesYes
yesYes
Microphone
yesYes
yesYes
Compass
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Pedometer
yesYes
yesYes

Notifications

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Notifications
Alarm, Calendar Reminder, E-mail, Facebook, Google Hangout, Google Voice, Incoming Call, Instagram, Link Loss Alert, Missed Call, Text Message, Timer, Twitter, Weather
Alarm, Calendar Reminder, E-mail, Facebook, Google Voice, Incoming Call, Missed Call, Text Message, Twitter, Weather
Incoming Notification Options
View Content
View Content, View Icon Only
Methods Of Notification
Backlit Screen, Vibration
Backlit Screen, Sound, Vibration

Dimensions

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Case Diameter
1.49 in
1.57 in
Case Height
2.22 in
2.29 in
Case Thickness
0.35 in
0.49 in
Weight
0.13 lb
0.15 lb
Replaceable Wrist Bands
yesYes
yesYes
Watch case material
Stainless steel
Black, White, Plastic, Stainless steel
Wrist band material
Rubber
Black, White, Silicone, Rubber
Colour of bracelet
Black, Red
Black, White
Anti Scratch Lens
yesYes
yesYes
Water Resistance
yesYes
yesYes
Fully Waterproof
yesYes
yesYes
Dust resistant
yesYes
yesYes
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)
IP67
IP67

Platform

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Operating system
Android 4.3+, Android Wear 1.0
Android 4.3+, Tizen OS
Smartphone Remote Features
Auto Reconnection, Camera Shutter Control, Music Control, Voice Control, Respond to Notifications
Call Conversation, Voice Control

Connectivity

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
4G (LTE)
noNo
noNo
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.1
Wi-Fi
noNo
yesYes
Charging Connection
Proprietary USB Cable
microUSB
Headphone Connection
Bluetooth
3.5 mm

Power

Samsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear LiveSamsung Gear SSamsung Gear S
Battery Technology
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Battery Capacity
300 mAh
300 mAh
Average Battery Life (standby)
24 h
96 h
Battery life (running)
24 h
48 h