Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Fitbit Sense – Compare Before Buying

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Last month, Fitbit announced the Versa 3 alongside Sense which is a more equipped fitness smartwatch featuring ECG, EDA stress, and body temperature sensor. It also has a loudspeaker and microphone as well as music storage. It’s about the same features as Samsung Galaxy Watch which was released last year and is now succeeded by the Galaxy Watch 3. Moreover, Fitbit and Samsung make some of the finest smartwatches, so if you intend to buy a smartwatch from any of these brands, the Fitbit Sense is the most advanced Fitbit smartwatch while Galaxy Watch is also a sophisticated smartwatch. Let’s compare the differences between Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Fitbit Sense to find out which is a better smartwatch to buy in 2020.

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Fitbit Sense Specifications Comparison

  Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) (Bluetooth) Fitbit Sense
Samsung galaxy watch specs Fitbit sense full specs compared

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) Fitbit Sense
Device type Classic/Fitness/Standalone smartwatch Sport/Fitness smartwatch
Predecessor Samsung Gear S3 None
Successor N/A None
Date Released August, 2018 September, 2020
Gender Men Unisex

WHERE TO BUY

DISPLAY

Display size 1.3 inch 1.58 inches
Display type Super AMOLED
Full color
AMOLED
Display resolution 360 x 360 pixels 336 x 336 pixel
Pixel density 278 ppi --
Display always-on Yes Yes
Input type Touchscreen,
2 physical buttons
physical rotating bezel
Touchscreen
Touchkey

BODY

Shape Circular Rectangular/curved
Casing material Stainless steel/glass reinforced with polycarbonate Aluminum
Strap material Silicone
(leather straps also available)
Silicone
Bezel Material Ceramics Stainless steel
Weight 63 grams --
Color(s) Black and silver Carbon/graphite
White/gold
Dimension 46 x 49 x 13 mm 40.5 x 40.5 x 12.4 mm
Strap size 22 mm 140 - 180 mm (small)
180 - 220 mm (large)
Screen protection Corning Gorilla glass DX+ Corning Gorilla glass
Durability test MIL-STD-810G
Waterproof rating Yes, IP68, 5ATM
MIL-STD-810G
Yes, 5ATM

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/Date Yes Yes
Alarm Yes Yes
Stopwatch Yes Yes

MEMORY

RAM 0.75GB (non-LTE) --
Internal storage 4GB About 4GB
Memory card slot No No

MEDIA

Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Microphone Yes Yes
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
Camera No No
Music streaming Yes Yes

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.2 Bluetooth v5.0
NFC Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Bluetooth calling Yes No

NOTIFICATIONS

Calls alert Yes Yes
SMS alert Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes
Reminder Yes Yes

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Network Technology None No
SIM None No

FITNESS TRACKING

Steps Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes
Calories Yes Yes
Floors climbed Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes
VO2 Max. Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes
Swim tracking Yes Yes
Menstrual cycle tracking No Yes
Blood pressure No No
ECG Tracking No Yes
Blood oxygen No Yes
Preloaded sport modes Yes Yes, 20

PLATFORM

Operating system Tizen OS 4.0 Fitbit OS
CPU Dual core 1.15GHz --
GPU -- --
Chipset Exynos 9110 --

SENSORS

GPS GLONASS/A-GPS Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Heart rate sensor Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Compass No No
Pulse Ox. No Yes
Altimeter -- Yes
ECG No Yes
Thermometer No Yes
Ambient light Yes Yes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Interchangeable straps Yes, 22mm Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes
Voice Assistant Yes Yes
Compatibility Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+
iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+
Android, IOS

Check supported devices
Payment system Samsung pay Fitbit Pay
Companion app Samsung Gear app Fitbit App

BATTERY

Battery type Non-removable Li-ion battery Non-removable lithium polymer
Battery capacity 472mAh --
Est. battery life Standby :5 days+,
Mixed usage: 2 days+
Mixed usage: up to 6 days+
Charging mode WPC based wireless charging Magnetic charging
Charging duration About 1-2 hours About 30mins-1 hours

BOX CONTENTS

Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) Fitbit Sense
Straps Large band
Small band
Charging dock Magnetic charging cable
Quick start guide Quick start guide

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