Since Honor joined Huawei in the fitness tracking and smartwatch industry, they have been consistent in making some of the most adorable smartwatches. The recent on the Honor Series is GS Pro and Watch ES. Each of these two is fitness-focused, however, the GS Pro is a more comprehensive smartwatch with more activity tracking features, premium build, longer battery life, and Bluetooth calling. In this post, I’ll take a look at what the GS Pro has that Watch ES lacks so you know the difference between these two.
Honor GS Pro vs Honor Watch ES Full Specifications Compared
|Honor Watch ES||Honor Watch GS Pro|
|Device name||Honor Watch ES||Honor Watch GS Pro|
|Device type||Sport/Fitness smartwatch||Sport/Fitness smartwatch|
|Released date||September, 2020||September, 2020|
|Display size||1.64 inches||1.39 inch|
|Display resolution||280 x 456 pixels||454 x 454 pixels|
|Pixel density||326 ppi||326 ppi|
1 physical button
2 physical buttons
|Customizable watch face||Yes||Yes|
|Dimension||46 Ã— 30 Ã— 10.7 mm||48 x 48 x _mm|
|Weight||21g (excluding strap)||45.5g (without strap)|
|Casing material||Aluminum||Stainless steel|
|Interchangeable band||Yes, 20mm||Yes, 22mm|
|Screen protection||Corning Gorilla glass||Corning Gorilla glass|
|Water resistant/Protection||Yes, 5ATM||Yes, 5ATM|
|Swim-proof||Yes, recommended||Yes, recommended|
|Memory card slot||No||No|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth smart v5.0 LE||Bluetooth v5.1 LE|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes||Yes|
|Menstrual cycle tracking||No||Yes|
|Under-water heart rate tracking||Yes||Yes|
|On-screen workout modes||Yes||Yes|
|Preloaded sport modes||Yes, 95||Yes, (100+)|
|Operating system (OS)||Huawei Lite OS||Huawei Lite OS|
|Chipset||Kirin A1||HiSilicon Kirin A1|
|Type of battery||Non-removable Li-polymer battery||Non-removable Li-polymer battery|
|Battery life||Regular usage: up to 10 days|
Continuous GPS: up to 12 hours
|Regular usage: 25 days|
Continuous GPS: 40 hours
|Charging type||Charging dock||Charging dock|
|Charging time||About 1-2 hours||About 1-2 hours|
|Battery saver mode||Yes||Yes|
|Music control||Yes, (Android only)||Yes|
|Compatibility||Android 5.0+ and iOS 9.0+||Android 4.4+ and iOS 9.0+|
|Companion app||Huawei Health app||Huawei Health app|
|Honor Watch ES||Honor Watch GS Pro|
|Quick start guide||Quick start guide|
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|Official Site||Official Site|
Basically, each of these two is equipped to track your daily activities like your heart rate, SpO2 blood oxygen levels, stress, sleep, heart rate, and calories. Each of these two also has an inbuilt GPS that enables you to track your outdoor activities. And as well, each of these two watches can help you manage notifications received on your phone.
However, the difference between GS Pro and Watch ES is that the former has a more durable and sophisticated build, has a microphone, loudspeaker, more activity-tracking features, and a longer battery life that makes it a better and more comprehensive smartwatch than Watch ES. Although, Watch ES which is also fitness-centric is very lightweight and cheaper.
Which is Better?
Clearly, GS Pro is a better smartwatch than Watch ES, it has more features as well as longer battery life, and a more durable build, it’s a perfect outdoor smartwatch.
Meanwhile, Watch ES is a cheaper alternative that is also fitness-centric and features music storage with a long battery life.
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