Samsung Gear Live vs LG G watch R : Comparison

By | September 11, 2014

Samsung Gear live is the Samsung’s third smart watch and its a first for Android wear looks a lot like its others, here in this article we are comparing the two smart watches which runs on android operating system i,e Samsung Gear Live and LG G watch R. This second device is the enhanced version of LG G watch which was launched recently in IFA 2014.

Samsung Gear Live vs LG G watch R

Design and Built Quality

The design of the Samsung Gear Live is a handsome, carefully crafted device that makes to grab your credit card immediately and throw caution to the wind. Samsung hasn’t been taking its style cues from Casio’s digital watches of the 1980s. This Smart watch is surrounded by an attractively contoured frame of silver metal that arcs smoothly into the rubbery wrist strap, and the rear of the watch is slightly curved to sit more comfortably.


As per look and design both the devices have their unique style, Samsung Gear live is an Android running Smart watch and it comes with rectangular dial and also gives you a comprehensive look at the hard ware. LG G watch R is device come in round dial.This smart watch has standard straps of 22 mm and featured with dust and water resistant. G watch R is the best look watch created yet.



This Gear live comes with a display of  1.63in Super AMOLED touchscreen, and Samsung has squeezed in an optical heart-rate monitor at the rear, evidently, health monitoring remains high up Samsung’s list of priorities. where as G watch R feature 1.3 inch display of 320 x 320 pixel resolution. Gear live powered by 1.2 GHz processor and LG G watch R comes with 1.2 GHz Quad comm snapdragon 400 processor. Both the devices had an internal memory of 4 GB and 512 MB of RAM and device has runs on Android.

some of the Google services included in this device are Google Now, Google voice, Google maps and navigation, Gmail and Hangouts. Additional features in Gear live are Mail and SMS notifications, Heart Rate monitor, IP 67 dust and Water resistant. Accelerometer, Heart rate, Gyro, compass are the sensors in this device. Senors of G watch R include 9 axis ( Gyro, Accelerometer, Compass), Barometer, PPG. with a battery pack up of 410mAh.

                              SPECIFICATIONS                                                  SAMSUNG GEAR LIVE                                                           LG G WATCH R
DISPLAY 1.63-inch Super AMOLED (320 x 320) 1.3-inch P-OLED Display (320 x 320)
OPERATING SYSTEM Android wear platform Android Wear (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above)
PROCESSOR 1.2 GHz processor 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400.
RAM 512 MB 512 MB
BATTERY 300mAh 410mAh
CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth Bluetooth
SENSORS Accelerometer, Gyroscope, compass, Heart rate 9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass), Barometer, PPG
OTHERS Dust and Water Resistant (IP67 Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)