Garmin FR70 vs Samsung Gear Sport

Garmin FR70 Samsung Gear Sport

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No YesSamsung Gear Sport monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have heart rate tracking
Distance No YesSamsung Gear Sport provides running or walking distance tracking
Steps No YesSamsung Gear Sport counts your steps
Stairs / Floors No YesSamsung Gear Sport has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Samsung Gear Sport provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting No NoBoth don't have goal setting
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No YesSamsung Gear Sport has GPS support
Compass Non/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No YesSamsung Gear Sport has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivityActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Samsung Gear Sport make an alert for you
Caller ID No YesSamsung Gear Sport can notify you who is calling
Music Control No YesSamsung Gear Sport allows control smartphone music player
Call Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/aBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration365 days4 daysGarmin FR70 battery life is about 91.3 times longer
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight45 grams67 gramsGarmin FR70 is 22.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenOLED Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution 31 x 56 pixels n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Non/a


Android No YesSamsung Gear Sport is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS No YesSamsung Gear Sport can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoGarmin FR70 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoGarmin FR70 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoGarmin FR70 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Non/aBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth No YesOnly Samsung Gear Sport has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
Wi-Fi No YesSelect Samsung Gear Sport if you need a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
NFC No YesOnly Samsung Gear Sport has NFC (Near Field Communication)
ANT+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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