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The popular Moto 360 after a long break from the smartwatch market is back with a new Moto 360 3rd Gen., it succeeds the Moto 360 2nd Gen, and is now more equipped with Snapdragon 3100 chip, microphone, 8G ROM and 1GB RAM as well as other enticing features. We compare it with two other premium smartwatches, the award winning Galaxy Watch and the Pro 4G. Compare the Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Moto 360 3rd Gen vs Ticwatch Pro 4G specs and features -which is the best choice? Let’s find out.

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Moto 360 3rd Gen vs Ticwatch Pro 4G Specs Compared

 Samsung Galaxy WatchMoto 360 3rd Gen.Ticwatch Pro 4G LTE
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 vs Galaxy Watch vs Gear S3Moto 360 3rd Gen specsticwatch pro 4g lte specs

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Battery:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Features:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Price:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Design:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Battery:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)
Features:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Price:
3.2 out of 5 stars (3.2 / 5)
Average:
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
Design:
4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)
Battery:
3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)
Features:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Price:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Average:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameSamsung Galaxy WatchMoto 360 3rd GenTicwatch Pro 4G
Device typeClassic/Fitness/Standalone smartwatchClassic/Fitness smartwatchClassic/Fitness/Standalone smartwatch
PredessesorSamsung Gear S3Moto 360 2nd. Gen.Ticwatch Pro
Successor--_--
Released dateAugust, 2018December, 2019July, 2019
Ideal forMen (46mm)
Women (42mm)
UnisexMen

DISPLAY

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Full color
AMOLED
Full color
AMOLED + FSTN
Always-on
Display size1.3 inch (46mm)
1.2 inch (42mm)
1.2 inches1.39 inch
Display resolution360 x 360 pixels390 x 390 pixels400 x 400 pixels
Pixel density278 ppi326 ppi400 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen,
2 physical buttons
physical rotating bezel
Touchscreen
2 Physical buttons
Touchscreen plus 2 buttons
Always-onYesYesYes (FSTN)

BODY

ShapeCircularCircularCircular
Dimension41.9 x 45.7 x 12.7 mm (42mm)
46 x 49 x 13 mm (46mm)
42.8 x 42.8 x 11.68 mm45.15 x 52.8 x 12.6 mm
Weight63 grams (46mm)
49 grams (42mm)
52g
(without strap)
47.4 grams
Casing materialStainless steel/glass reinforced with polycarbonateSUS316 Stainless steel/
DLC/PVD coating
Glass reinforced
polyamide with aluminum back
Strap/band materialSilicone
(leather straps also available)
LeatherSilicone
Bezel MaterialCeramicsCeramicsStainless steel
Strap size22 mm (46mm)
20 mm (42mm)
20mm22mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass DX+Corning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla glass
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, IP68, 5ATM
MIL-STD-810G
3ATMYes, IP68
MLT-STD-810G
Swim-proofYes, recommendedRecommendedRecommended
Color(s)Black, silver, rose-goldBlack
Silver
Rose-gold
Black

MEMORY

RAM1.5GB (LTE),
0.75GB (non-LTE)
1GB1GB
Internal storage4GB8GB4GB
Memory card slotNoNoNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.2Bluetooth v4.2 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LE
Bluetooth callingYesNoYes
Wi-FiYesYesYes
NFCYesYesYes
GPSGLONASS/A-GPSGPS/GLONASS/Beidou/GalileoGPS/A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyGSM/HSPA/LTENo2G/3G/4G
SIMYes, e-SIMNoYes, e-SIM
BandGSM 850/900/1800
WCDMA B1/2/5
No--

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYesYes
SMS alertYesYesYes
Calls alertYesYesYes
Event reminderYesYesYes
WeatherYesYesYes
Third-party appsYesYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaYesNoNo
Sleep trackingYesYesYes
StepsYesYesYes
Floors climbedYesYesNo
Heart rate monitoringYesYesYes
CaloriesYesYesYes
DistanceYesYesYes
StressYes_Yes
VO2 Max.Yes_Yes
Blood oxygenNoNoNo
Blood pressureYesNoNo
Menstrual cycle trackingNoNoNo
Swim trackingYesNoNo
Under-water heart rate trackingNoNoNo
Preloaded mapsYesNoNo
On-screen workout modesNoNoNo
Triathlon modeYes_No
ECG TrackingYesNoNo
Preloaded sport modesYesYesYes
Safety trackingNo_No

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4mp3/mp4mp3/mp4
Music streamingYesYesYes
Bluetooth musicYesYesYes
RadioNoNoNo
LoudspeakerYesNoYes
MicrophoneYesYesYes
CameraNoNoNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYesYesYes
Barometer/AltimeterYesYesNo
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYesYes
CompassNo_Yes
Gyroscope YesYesYes
Ambient lightYesYesYes
Pulse Ox.NoNoNo
ECGNoNoNo
ThermometerNoNoNo
Other sensors----Low Latency Off-Body Sensor

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Tizen OS 4.0Wear OSWear OS
ChipsetExynos 9110Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100
CPUDual core 1.15GHzQuad-core 1.2GHz--
GPU--Adreno 305--

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion batteryNon-removable Li-polymer batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 472mAh (46mm)
270mAh (42mm)
355mAh415mAh
Battery lifeStandby :5 days+,
Mixed usage: 2 days+
Standby: 2 days+
Mixed usage: 1 day+
Standby:25 days+ (FSTN)
Mixed/average usage:2 - 5 days
Charging typeWPC based wireless chargingWireless chargerMagnetic charging dock
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeYesYesYes
Solar powerNoNoNo
Rapid charging_YesNo

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYesYesYes
StopwatchYesYesYes
AlarmYesYesYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control cameraYesYesYes
Music controlYesYesYes
Find phoneYesYesYes
Text responseYesYesYes

MISC

Payment systemSamsung payGoogle PayGoogle pay
Compatibility Android 5.0+ & RAM 1.5GB+
iPhone 5+ and iOS 9.0+
Android 6.0+ (excluding GO edition).
iOS 10.0+
Android 6.0 (excluding Go edition)+
iOS 10.0+
Companion appSamsung Gear appMoto Body AppMobvoi app
Customizable watch faceYesYesYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 22mm/20mmYes, 20mmYes, 22mm
Voice commandYesYesYes

BOX CONTENTS

Samsung Galaxy WatchMoto 360 3rd GenTicwatch Pro 4G LTE
Small and large strapsStrapsStraps
Wireless chargerWireless chargerCharging dock
Quick start guideManual GuideQuick start guide
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Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Moto 360 3rd Gen vs Ticwatch Pro 4G Features Compared

What’s the Difference?

  1. Design

  2. We have three fine looking smartwatches with the Moto 360 being the most compact. The 360 is also the slimmest which makes it the sleekest. Although, the Pro 4G and Galaxy Watch with wider display allow you to see more at a glance compared to the 1.2 inch display of the 360.

    The Pro 4G weighs the least, thanks to its glass reinforced polyamide/aluminum back material, and this off course makes it the most comfortable wear out of these three. Moreover, the AMOLED/FSTN dual display mode of the Pro 4G will see it last up to 30 days with the essential FSTN LCD display activated. Although, with the essential display activated, Wear OS features become inactive.

    In addition to the touchscreen support and physical buttons present on all three watches, the Galaxy Watch features an innovative physical rotating bezel that makes navigation a bliss which no doubt makes it a more sophisticated smartwatch.

  3. Cellular Connectivity

  4. Both the Galaxy Watch and Pro 4G ship with e-SIM which enables cellular connectivity and subsequently makes these two standalone smartwatch that are capable of making and receiving calls independent off your phone. The Moto 360 lacks this feature, and as such is a less comprehensive smartwatch compared to the other two.

  5. Storage/Media

  6. The Moto 360 with 8GB has the highest onboard storage capacity which is twice what you get with the Galaxy Watch or Pro 4G. This allows you take more of your favorite tracks with you on the go.

    However, while the Pro 4G and Galaxy Watch have both microphones and loudspeakers, the Moto 360 ships with only microphone. You can still access voice assistant features on both the Pro 4G and Moto 360, while the former with loudspeaker adds more productivity to the voice assistant feature, allowing you to listen as well as being able to play media files anywhere.

    Likewise, the Galaxy Watch features Bixby, and the loudspeaker present also adds more usefulness to its voice assistant features.

  7. Fitness Tracking

  8. Each of these three watches is fitness-focused and well equipped to track your daily activities as well as helping you manage your fitness goals. Any of these three is equipped to track your steps, distance, calories, continuous heart rate, sleep with inbuilt GPS in all three which enables outdoor activity tracking for locations, routes and real-time pace.

    However, while the Moto 360 and Pro 4G both have Google Fit as your fitness companion, in addition, to access to many other fitness apps from the Playstore, the Galaxy Watch with about 39 preloaded sport modes and capable of auto-detecting and tracking 6 of those is a more comprehensive fitness tracker.

    Moreover, Samsung is updating the Galaxy Watch and Active with fitness tracking features as seen on the newer Active 2. The new activity-tracking features will enable users to keep track of fitness goals through the Daily Active feature as well as track running and cycling lap times. Galaxy Watch will also now support the Low Heart Rate Alert feature, too.

  9. Battery Life

From my personal experience, the Galaxy Watch last up to 3 days on average which is longer than the Pro 4G and Moto 360 with about 2 days long battery life. And this makes it the best choice for tracking extreme workout activities. Although, the Pro 4G with dual AMOLED/FSTN displays will last up to 30 days with the FSTN mode activated. This is more impressive than the Moto 360 with 3100 chip that enables battery saver modes that will see last up to 3 days.

With the FSTN mode of the Pro 4G or battery saver mode of the Moto 360 activated, Wear OS features are deactivated which still gives the Galaxy Watch the advantage.

Which is Better?

No doubt, all three smartwatches are good looking devices, great design, lots of features, fitness-focused and quite impressive battery life. However, the Galaxy Watch with the most sophisticated design, and being the most comprehensive fitness tracker with the longest battery life is a better smartwatch than the other two.

Our Pick

The Samsung Galaxy Watch being a premium smartwatch with a sophisticated design, loaded with lots of features and has a quite impressive long battery life is no doubt the most outstanding. The Galaxy is our preferred choice.

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Last updated on May 29, 2020 11:07 am

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