Written by: Vertika Mittal

Comparing Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 vs. Galaxy Watch Active 2

Galaxy Watch Active 2 was released six months after its predecessor. With the new model, the business made a few changes.

New health and fitness elements, including a digital spinning bezel, were included.

Additionally, it was offered in a bigger version.

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 was the first smartwatch to have an ECG feature, and it’s still the most popular.

But it’s no match for the Galaxy Watch 4. Compared to the Galaxy Watch Active 2, Samsung’s newest smartwatch is head and shoulders above the competition.

The Galaxy Watch 4 comes in two different versions.

Comparing Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 vs. Galaxy Watch Active 2 1
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic Black

A rotating bezel on the Galaxy Watch 4 is not there as it is on the Galaxy Watch Active 2.

With a 1.36-inch or 1.19-inch display, it’s available in 44mm and 40mm sizes.

It was available in two sizes, 40mm and 44mm, with 1.2-inch and 1.4-inch displays.

Samsung’s new smartwatches have higher resolution displays and are smaller than the Galaxy Watch Active 2.

When it comes to its Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch, Samsung has made a big modification that sets it apart from its predecessors.

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As with the Galaxy Watch 3, the Galaxy Watch 4 runs on Wear OS, which Samsung developed with Google.

This means that Galaxy Watch Active 2 runs Tizen, but the newer model can run Android applications.

Galaxy Watch Active 2
Galaxy Watch Active 2

The Galaxy Watch 4 is also equipped with a number of improvements on the hardware side of things.

Compared to the Galaxy Watch Active 2, its Exynos W920 CPU is 1.25x quicker and its graphics performance is 8.8x faster than that of its predecessor.

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In addition, the internal storage is four times as large at 16 GB, and the 1.5 GB RAM is likewise four times as large.

There are a lot more health and fitness-related features on the Galaxy Watch 4 thanks to the new 3-in-1 BioActive Sensor.

A body composition analysis, continuous blood oxygen saturation monitoring, better exercise tracking and advanced sleep monitoring with snoring detection are all included.

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A detailed comparison of Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 and its predecessor, Galaxy Watch 4, can be seen in the table below.

SpecsGalaxy Watch 4Galaxy Watch Active 2
Model numberSM-R860SM-R830
Released2021, August2019, August
DisplaySuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Resolution396×396 pixels360×360 pixels
Pixel density330 PPI364 PPI
Dimensions40.4 x 39.3 x 9.8 mm40 x 40 x 10.9 mm
Comparison of Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Galaxy Watch 4

Samsung‘s smartwatches have come a long way in just a few years, which is astounding.

Don’t forget to come back soon for our Galaxy Watch 4 review.

Currently, Galaxy Active watch 2 is available on Amazon India, click here to check it out.

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Vertika Mittal

The technical content writer also specializes in a wide variety of other sectors that include fashion, education, SEO, technology, parenting, health and many more. She has an innovative and futuristic approach and is fond of writing blogs and articles. She writes on different topics that fascinate the people around the world.


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