GTS 2 and GTR 2 are two of the latest Amazfit smartwatches from Huami/Xiaomi, each of these two builds on their respective predecessors. While GTS 2 succeeds GTS, GTR 2 succeeds GTR. What’s new that differentiates the GTS 2 and GTR 2 from their respective predecessors is the addition of a microphone, loudspeaker, Alexa voice assistant, blood oxygen tracking, and music storage. In this post, we compare the differences between the GTS 2 vs GTR 2 to find out which is a better smartwatch to buy in 2020.
Note:The GTR 2 is available in two models; Classic and Sport, while the latter has an aluminum case, the Classic model has a stainless steel case. This comparison id between GTS 2 and GTR 2 sport model.
Amazfit GTS 2 vs. GTR 2 Full Specifications Compared
|Amazfit GTS 2||Amazfit GTR 2 (sport)|
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|Device name||Amazfit GTS 2||Amazfit GTR 2 (sport)|
|Device type||Sport/Fitness smartwatch||Sport/Fitness smartwatch|
|Predessesor||Amazfit GTS||Amazfit GTR|
|Released date||September, 2020||September, 2020|
|Display size||1.65 inch||1.39 inches|
|Display resolution||348 x 442 pixels||454 x 454 pixels|
|Pixel density||341 ppi||326 ppi|
1 physical button
2 physical button
|Customizable watch face||Yes||Yes|
|Dimension||42.8 x 35.6 x 9.7mm||46.4 x 46.4 x 10.7mm|
|Weight||24.7g (excluding straps)||31.5g (without strap)|
|Casing material||Aircraft-grade aluminum||Aluminum|
|Strap size||20 mm||22mm|
|Interchangeable band||Yes, 20mm||Yes, 22mm|
|Screen protection||Corning Gorilla glass 3||Corning Gorilla glass 3|
|Water resistant/Protection||Yes, 5ATM||Yes, 5ATM|
|Swim-proof||Yes, recommended||Yes, recommended|
|Memory card slot||No||No|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v5.0||Bluetooth v5.0|
|GPS||Yes, GPS/GLONASS||Yes, GPS/GLONASS|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes||Yes|
|Menstrual cycle tracking||Yes||Yes|
|Under-water heart rate tracking||No||No|
|On-screen workout modes||No||No|
|Preloaded sport modes||Yes,12||Yes,12|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes||Yes|
|Operating system (OS)||Proprietary OS||Proprietary OS|
|Type of battery||Non-removable Li-polymer battery||Non-removable Li-polymer battery|
|Battery capacity||246 mAh||471mAh|
|Battery life||Standby: 20 days |
Mixed usage: 7 days
ContiNous GPS tracking: 25hrs
|Mixed usage: 14 days|
Basic watch mode: 38 days
|Charging type||Charging cradle||Charging cradle|
|Charging time||About 1-2 hours||About 1-2 hours|
|Battery saver mode||No||No|
|Text response||Quick replies||Quick replies|
|Companion app||Zepp app ( Formerly Amazfit app)||Zepp app ( Formerly Amazfit app)|
|Voice command||Yes, Alexa||Yes, Alexa|
|Amazfit GTS 2||Amazfit GTR 2 (sport)|
|Charging cradle and USB cable||Charging cradle and USB cable|
|Quick start guide||Quick start guide|
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|Official Site||Official Site|
These two are some of the best Amazfit smartwatches, both smartwatches are well equipped to track your steps, calories, heart rate, sleep, blood oxygen and feature 12 preloaded sport modes. However, while the GTR 2 has a circular case that leaves it with a classic design, GTS 2 has a rectangular shape that leaves it with a sporty appearance.
GTS 2 which weighs only 24.7g excluding straps weighs less than 31.5 grams GTR 2, both smartwatches are still very lightweight. GTS 2 is also more compact than GTR 2 which suggests a more comfortable smartwatch to wear especially for individuals with a thin wrist.
Both smartwatches feature music storage and as well have both microphone and a loudspeaker than allow you to make and receive calls directly from any of these two. Alexa has been added to GTS 2 and GTR 2 which will allow you to do simple tasks with your voice. GTR 2 also features an offline voice assistant which works without an internet connection, this will allow you to play music, start an exercise, and more with your voice.
As per battery life, while GTS 2 is tested to last up to 7 days, GTR 2 will last up to 14 days. That’s some very impressive long battery life than GTS 2.
Which is Better?
I go with GTR 2, I’m a fan of the circular design, even though, GTS 2 is also a fantastic smartwatch.
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