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Xiaomi Mi Watch VS Huawei Watch GT2 VS Samsung Galaxy Watch Active: Full Specifications and Features Comparison

Xiaomi Mi Watch VS Huawei Watch GT2 VS Samsung Galaxy Watch Active: Full Specifications and Features Comparison

By  Joe Horner 2019-11-07 179 0

On November 5th, Xiaomi launched its first Google Wear OS smartwatch which is simply called the “Xiaomi Mi Watch”. The key features of the smart wearable include an Apple watch like 1.78-inch AMOLED display, MIUI For Watch, eSIM, and support for Firstbeat algorithm which allows it to make a scientific exercise tracking and data analysis. In this post, we will put the newly launched Xiaomi Mi Watch against some of its competitors which include the Huawei Watch GT2 and the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active. And then, you will be able to choose the right smartwatch for yourself based upon your requirements.

Xiaomi Mi Watch VS Huawei Watch GT2 VS Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 

Xiaomi Mi Watch VS Huawei Watch GT2 VS Samsung Galaxy Watch Active: Specs Compare

Here is a detailed specs comparison about Xiaomi Mi Watch, Huawei Watch GT2 and Samsung Galaxy Watch Active.


 

Xiaomi Mi Watch

Huawei Watch GT 2

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Display

1.78 inch AMOLED Display,

1.39 inch OLED Display,

1.4 inch Super AMOLED Display,

326 ppi,

462 ppi,

364 ppi,

Sapphire crystal glass (premium edition)

3D glass

Corning Gorilla Glass DX+

Shape of dial

Square

Round

Round

Dimensions

44.7 x 36.9 x 12.3 mm

45.9 x 45.9 x 10.7 mm

44 x 44 x 10.9 mm

Weight

56g

41g

44g

Battery Capacity and Backup

570mAh

455mAh

340mAh

Charger Type

Pogo Pin

Proprietary Charger

Wireless Charging

OS

MIUI based on Google WearOS

Huawei wearable platform

Wearable OS 4.0 based on Tizen

Connectivity Features

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,

Bluetooth 5.1,

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,

eSIM card,

GPS, NFC

eSIM card,

Bluetooth 5.0,

 

Bluetooth 5.0,

GPS

GPS

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100

In-House Developed

Exynos 9110

Loudspeaker

Yes

No

Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer

Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, compass

Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer

Sports Mode

10

15

6

Built in Storage

8GB

4GB

4GB

Water Resistance

50M water resistant

Price

1299RMB (~$ 185) Standard Variant

€ 249 (~ $ 277)

$299 (Bluetooth + Wi-Fi),

1999RMB (~$ 257)
Premium Edition

$449 (Bluetooth + Wi-Fi + Cellular)


Based on this comparison table, we can clearly see the parameter differences and similarities between Xiaomi Mi Watch, Huawei Watch GT2 and Samsung Galaxy Watch Active.

Outlook and Design Compare

Xiaomi Mi Watch have draw a lot of design inspiration from the popular Apple Watch Series 5 and Amazfit GTS. Both of these smart devices with a 1.78-inch square-shaped display screen with a ceramic watch back. In contrast, the Galaxy Watch Active and Huawei Watch GT2 have a round-shaped display that measures 1.4 inch and 1.39 inch respectively, which looks more traditional.

Xiaomi Mi Watch  

Friends who prefer a smartwatch that is not very distinguishable from a conventional wristwatch can choose either of these two. Otherwise, for those who like square Apple watch design can choose the Xiaomi Mi Watch.

Chipset and Functions Compare

The newly launched Xiaomi Mi Watch is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 4G platform which is the first time used in smart wearable device. Rest of the two smartwatches in this comparison pack a chip that is developed in-house by their respective manufacturers.


In terms of OS, the Xiaomi Mi Watch have MIUI For Watch based on Google WearOS, which can be navigated via a digital crown and multifunction buttons which are mounted on the sides of the watch case. Moreover, you can download APPs with the Mi Watch.


The Galaxy Watch Active 2 runs on Samsung’s WearableOS 4.0 which is based on top of Tizen. Finally, the Huwaei Watch GT2 has a custom OS based on Huawei wearable platform.

Xiaomi Mi Watch  

In terms of the functions, all of these smartwatches support fitness tracking features like step counter, sleep tracker, and can display notifications from the smartphone. In health function, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 support ECG and anti-fall detection, which is similar to the Apple Watch 5. while the Xiaomi Mi Watch and Huawei Watch GT 2 have no other obvious characteristics except the HR detect and sleep tracking.


However, the Huawei Watch GT2 have done a good job at workout mode, which supports 15 kinds of mainstream excise modes. While the Mi watch and the Galaxy Watch Active only supports 10 and 6 sports mode respectively.

Battery life Compare

In terms of battery, the Xiao Mi Watch which is the most affordable smartwatch out of the bunch packs the largest battery which is rated at 570mAh. In contrast, the Huawei Watch GT 2 and the Galaxy Watch Active 2 are also equipped with decent sized batteries which are rated at 455mAh and 340mAh respectively.


Although the actual use of Huawei Watch GT 2 can last up to 14 days. But for the more feature-rich Xiaomi Mi Watch, it is good to last 36 days, and the battery performs even better than the Apple Watch. Further more, it is the longest battery life of a smartwatch that supports the eSIM feature.

Xiaomi Mi Watch ​ 

Price Compare

The Xiaomi Mi Watch is currently limited to China and it is offered in two variants which includes standard and premium. The affordable variant costs 1299RMB (~$ 185) while the premium edition costs 1999RMB (~$ 257). Cheerfully, innards of both the variants remain the same but the premium variant has a stainless steel strap, sapphire glass protection, and a stainless-steel frame.


The Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44 mm) starts at $299 for the non-cellular variant, whereas the variant with 4G is priced at $449. Last but not least, the Huawei Watch GT 2 is offered in just one variant and it costs Euro 249 which roughly translates to $277.


In terms of price and functionality, the Xiaomi Mi Watch is undoubtedly the most cost-effective smartwatch. While the Huawei Watch GT2 and the Samsung Galaxy Watch also have it own highlights. Which one would you prefer?


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