Which one should you buy?
Technology has become far more advanced comparatively to a few decades ago and since then, the variety and ranges of watch accessories that can you bought have grown exponentially. There is a growing craze for smart watches and smart accessories which are also compatible with phones. Two such examples of smart gadgets which are great for day-to-day life are the Fitbit Surge and the Samsung Gear S2.
The Fitbit Surge and the Samsung Gear S2 are two smart watches which are great for daily wear. The Fitbit Surge similar to its predecessors has a seamless finish on most the band and the Samsung Gear S2 is created to look more than a traditional watch. Both wrist bands are sleek and come in a classy black shade allowing them to be wore in almost any environment be it professional or recreational. Both smart watches are touchscreen with beautiful yet uncomplicated dial designs.
The smart watches both can help track activity, calories, heart rate and pulse. They also calculate distance, steps, exercise tagging, goal setting, include stopwatch facilities with reminders. Alongside this, they have the more traditional functionalities such as watch/clock and alarms can be set as well on both gadgets. Another great thing about both the Fitbit Surge and the Samsung Gear S2 are their smartphone remote features whereby they both give notifications, have Bluetooth capability, show caller ID, allow for music control and come with rechargeable batteries. However, it must be said that there is not camera control for both gadgets or a Find Phone facility in both these models. They don’t have the facility for allowing smart coach either.
The Fitbit Surge and the Samsung Gear S2 may also be weather resistant, however, both gadgets are also not waterproof. They do have some cons, for instance, the Samsung Gear S2 doesn’t do sleep, stairs / floors, GPS or have compass features whereas the Fitbit Surge can do all of these things. Fitbit Surge also has a longer duration time and can outlast the Samsung Gear S2 by 5 days. Samsung duration is about 2 days, with the Fitbit lasting for 7. Fitbit Surge also has a slightly bigger dial and is heavier, but compatible with IOS softwares, windows and many other things like the OS X/Mac. Samsung is relatively restricted in its compatibility with no social features on the watch either. However, the Samsung Gear S2 comparatively is lighter and half the weight of a Fitbit Surge. It also does inactivity alerts, call control, music playback which the Fitbit Surge cannot.
Whilst both the models have their pros and cons, the right model for any individual is dependent on their personal needs. For instance, Samsung Gear S2 may not contain a sleep monitoring facility, however, a person who does not wear their watches to sleep may not find this particularly useful. Someone who also prefers IOS softwares and windows more may also prefer to choose the Fitbit Surge over the Samsung Gear S2. The right watch for any individual would depend on their own personal lifestyle choices, however, both models are great and carry their own advantages.