Pebble Steel vs Samsung Gear S : Detailed Comparison

By | September 16, 2014

Pebble Smartwatches has created a small kind of revolution in the Smartwatch category. The main characteristics that the Smartwatch users expect is, it should be functional as well as fashionable. Coming to the Pebble Steel it is great looking as well as functional and it is compatible with both Android and iOS platforms, which puts so many Smartwatches aside. By using the Android or iPhone control application, numbers of new apps can be added or deleted from the watch.

In the recently concluded IFA event at Berlin, Samsung has announced standalone smartwatch Samsung Gear S with attractive design and it features the SIM slot too. Samsung has added more options for Gear S such as in-built GPS and SIM slot. Let us see the comparison of Pebble Steel and Samsung Gear S.

Pebble Steel vs Samsung Gear S

Design and Build quality

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Pebble Smartwatch comes with high-end construction with the stainless steel chassis frame along with Gorilla Glass screen. The Stainless steel band adds more classic look and sophisticated feel to the watch. It comes in either in stainless steel band or black leather band or both. With its simplicity and great looks, it looks great on formal wear.

Samsung Gear S features the cool curved display and rectangular in shape and it comes with the SIM slot and GPS inbuilt. Its display is completely packed with the calls, notifications and weather forecast as well. It comes along with the nice blue colored quartz design which adds additional beauty to the device. But the thing is it looks heavy on your wrist.



Samsung’s Gear S features 2-inch AMOLEd displayed with curved screen with the resolution of 360 x 480 pixels resolution. It’s bigger screen doesn’t mean that the software partners can be more inventive with their apps. ZenWatch has the 1.63 inch display with 320×320 screen resolution and it also comes with AMOLED display and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen. Gear S is powered by 1.0 GHz dual-core processor along with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal memory.

Pebble Steel comes with 1.26 inch display with 144 x 168 pixels resolution. The connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, proprietary USB cable and Headphone jack 3.5mm. It comes with 512 MB RAM and 130 mAh battery capacity. It is compatible with both Android 2.3 or higher version and iOS 5 or higher version. It features Accelerometer, Magnetometer and Ambient sensor. Set alarm, calendar reminder and get email, Facebook, Google Hangout, Text message and Twitter notifications

Samsung Gear S

  • Runs on Tizen-based wearable platform
  • 1 GHz dual core processor
  • Bigger screen of 2 inch display with 360 x 480 pixels resolution
  • 512 MB RAM with 4 GB internal memory
  • Gyro, proximity, accelerometer, heart rate, compass, UV light and Barometer
  • 300 mAh Li-ion battery
  • $260

Pebble Steel

  • 1.26 inch display, 144 x 168 pixel resolution
  • Compatible with Android 2.3+higher, iOS 5 higher
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Ambient sensor
  •  Bluetooth 4.0, proprietary USB cable, 3.5 mm Headphone

Author: Peter Jacksonn

Peter, the most experienced in The Tech Bulletin team is a professional blogger and interested in reviewing the gadgets, giving solutions for technical queries. He covers the consumer electronics section along with latest apps and games.+Peter