Motorola MOTOACTV vs Sony SmartWatch 2

Motorola MOTOACTV Sony SmartWatch 2

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesSony SmartWatch 2 tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV has built-in heart rate monitor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Motorola MOTOACTV provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting No NoBoth don't have goal setting
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV has GPS support
Compass Non/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock No YesSony SmartWatch 2 has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
Weather Yes No*Weather forecast
ReportsActivityActivity, 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 Yesn/aMotorola MOTOACTV allows you control phone calls
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/aBoth don't have a find phone feature


Duration1 days2 daysSony SmartWatch 2 battery life is about 2.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP RatingIP55n/a
Weight35 grams122.5 gramsMotorola MOTOACTV is 87.5 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1.6 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display Yesn/a
Touch Screen Yesn/a


Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS No NoBoth don't compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoMotorola MOTOACTV allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Non/aBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi Yes YesBoth have built-in Wi-Fi wireless connection
NFC No YesOnly Sony SmartWatch 2 has NFC (Near Field Communication)
ANT+ Yes NoOnly Motorola MOTOACTV has ANT+ wireless technology
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