Garmin Vivoactive vs Sony SmartBand 2

Garmin Vivoactive Sony SmartBand 2

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$29999
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth measure heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Pace Yes No
Speed Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes NoGarmin Vivoactive has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Garmin Vivoactive provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Yesn/aGarmin Vivoactive helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoGarmin Vivoactive has GPS support
Compass Non/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes NoOnly Garmin Vivoactive has a watch
Alarm Clock Yes NoGarmin Vivoactive has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes NoGarmin Vivoactive has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
Weather Yes No*Weather forecast
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control Yes YesBoth allow control smartphone music player
Call Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Yesn/aGarmin Vivoactive allows you to locate your phone

Battery

Duration21 days5 daysGarmin Vivoactive battery life is about 4.2 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Rating5 АТМn/a
Weight38 grams25 gramsSony SmartBand 2 is 13.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLED Lights
Display Size0.00 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution 205 x 148 pixels n/a
Color Display Yesn/a
Touch Screen Yesn/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac No NoBoth don't compatible MAC OS X devices
Windows Phone Yes NoGarmin Vivoactive compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Features Non/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No YesOnly Sony SmartBand 2 has NFC (Near Field Communication)
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Garmin Vivoactive has ANT+ wireless technology
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