Samung Galaxy Gear vs Sony Smartwatch 2

Last week two more Smartwatches joined the battle of wearable tech. Samsung Galaxy Gear and Sony Smart watch 2 were lunched in India on 17th and 18th Sept respectively. Sale of smartwatches is slowly building up in India. They are not only advances and breakthrough in the wearable technology but also have a positive impact on healthcare by keeping track of heart rate and blood pressure. Few watches like Sony original smartwatches, pebble etc have been in India for a while but Galaxy Gear and Sony Smartwatch 2 are about to heat things up. Galaxy Gear and Sony smartwatch 2 will be available in India from Sept 25th at a price of Rs. 22,990 and Rs. 14,990 respectively. Let’s compare the specifications and features of these smartwatches in detail.

Sony Smartwatch 2


  • 1.6-inch, 220×176 display
  • Aluminum body
  • Micro USB charging
  • Compatible with most Android phones
  • NFC and Bluetooth 3.0 for connectivity
  • Supports only most popular apps such as facebook, gmail etc
  • 3 to 4 days battery under normal use
  • Rs. 14,990, Ships in late September
  • No camera, mic or speakers



Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch


  • 1.63-inch, 320×320 display
  • Stainless steel body
  • Snap-on, proprietary USB 3.0 charger
  • 800MHz Exynos single-core processor
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • Compatible with new Galaxy devices, previous gen Galaxy support coming soon
  • Around 1 day of use
  • 4GB of onboard storage
  • Rs. 22,990
  • Ships in September (October for U.S.)
  • 1.9 megapixel camera, 720p video recording, speaker + 2 mics
  • Gyroscope and accelerometer for workout tracking