New Balance RunIQ vs Samsung Gear Fit

New Balance RunIQ Samsung Gear Fit

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$11195
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth track sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have built in heart rate sensor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors Yes NoNew Balance RunIQ has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Samsung Gear Fit provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoNew Balance RunIQ has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
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 Controln/an/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/an/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/an/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration1 days5 daysSamsung Gear Fit battery life is about 5.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable Batteryn/a

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight75 grams27 gramsSamsung Gear Fit is 48.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayOLED Screen Yes
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Displayn/an/a
Touch Screenn/an/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes NoNew Balance RunIQ can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac No NoBoth don't compatible MAC OS X devices
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoNew Balance RunIQ allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No NoBoth don't have online web portal option
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi Yes NoSelect New Balance RunIQ if you need a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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