Garmin Vivomove vs Sony SmartBand 2

Garmin Vivomove Sony SmartBand 2

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$10295
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories No YesSony SmartBand 2 provides estimated calorie burned data
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesSony SmartBand 2 tracks heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't track climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No NoBoth don't have exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No NoBoth don't have built-in GPS support
Compass Non/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes NoOnly Garmin Vivomove has a watch
Alarm Clock No NoBoth don't have alarm clock
Reminders No YesSony SmartBand 2 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Sony SmartBand 2 make an alert for you
Caller ID No YesSony SmartBand 2 can notify you who is calling
Music Control No YesSony SmartBand 2 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

Battery

Duration365 days5 daysGarmin Vivomove battery life is about 73.0 times longer
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight67 grams25 gramsSony SmartBand 2 is 42.0 g lighter

User Interface

Display YesLED Lights
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screenn/an/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 Vivomove compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal No YesSony SmartBand 2 allows you upload and view data on the online 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 Vivomove has ANT+ wireless technology
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