Samsung Gear Live vs Sony Smartwatch 3 : Detailed comparison

By | September 9, 2014
Samsung Gear Live


It looks like a Smartwatch season, as almost all the top manufacturers officially launched their smartwatches at IFA, 2014, Berlin. Samsung has launched Gear Live smartwatch with 1.63 inch display and on the other hand Sony has came up with Smartwatch 3 which also features 1.6 inch display. Almost all the specifications and features are same for the Smartwatches. Below is the detailed comparison of both the smartwatches and let us see which wins the race.



Samsung Gear Live vs Sony Smartwatch 3

Design and Build quality

Samsung Gear Live



Both these Smartwatches look similar in design. Samsung Gear Live is the compact, metallic and smooth with buttonless, chic design and available in two straps, Black and Wine Red. Sony Smartwatch 3 looks like Gear live and it is also very compact and smooth and features a button on the right side. It is available in Black and Yellow. You can choose from the range of wrist straps formal, sophisticated, vibrant, casual and fitness style, all are made from the finest materials.

Specifications

Sony_SmartWatch_3

Almost all the specifications are similar on both the wearables. Sony Smartwatches has 1.6-inch transflective display with 320×320 pixel resolution. Transflective display helps to view the display even in the bright sunlight. Gear Live sports the 1.63 inch super AMOLED displaywith 320×320 pixels resolution as well. Both these smartwatches runs on Android Wear platform and compatible for the devices running on Android 4.3 or later.

Gear Live is powered by 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor and Smartwatch 3 is powered by 1.2 GHz Quad ARM A7 processor. Both the Smartwatches features 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal memory. Gear Live is IP 67 certified water and dust resistant Smartwatch 3 is IP68 certified.



Samsung Gear Live

  • 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor
  • Android Wear platform
  • 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal storage
  • 1.63 inch Super AMOLED display
  • Heart rate monitor, Compass, ¬†Accelerometer, Gyroscope
  • Metal body
  • IP67 certified water resistant

Sony Smartwatch 3

  • 1.2 GHz ARM7 processor
  • Android Wear platform
  • 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal storage
  • 1.6 inch transflective display
  • Ambient light sensors, Compass, ¬†Accelerometer, Gyroscope and GPS
  • IP68 certified water resistant

Almost all the features and specifications are similar on both the wearables, it is better to choose according to the price. Unfortunately, price is yet not revealed.