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Garmin Forerunner 955 vs Apple Watch SE

Garmin Forerunner 955 vs Apple Watch SE Full Specifications Comparison

 
 
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Apple Watch SE (44mm) (GPS) Specifications

Apple Watch SE (44mm) (GPS) Specifications, Features and Price

Garmin Forerunner 955 Specifications

Garmin Forerunner 955 Specifications, Features and Price

Price - $489.99
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name (44mm), (GPS), Apple Watch SE Garmin Forerunner 955
Device type Fitness/Sport smartwatch Fitness/Sport smartwatch
Gender Unisex Men
Predecessor Garmin Forerunner 945
Successor
Models
Date released September, 2020 June, 2022
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.78 inch 1.3 inches
Display type 1000nit, OLED LCD, Memory-in-pixel (MIP), transflective
Resolution 448 x 368 pixels 260 x 260 px
Pixel density 282.84 PPI
Customizable watchface Yes Yes
Input type 1 Physical button, Digital crown, Touchscreen 5 Physical buttons, Touchscreen
Always-On No Yes
BODY BODY BODY
Shape Square Circular
Case material Aluminum Fiber-reinforced polymer
Strap material Silicone Silicone
Bezel material Bezeless, Sapphire glass Fiber-reinforced polymer
Strap size 24mm 22 mm
Color Blue, Gold, Gray, Red, Silver Black, Whitestone
Screen protection Sapphire glass Corning Gorilla Glass DX
Dimension 44 x 38 x 10.4 mm 46.5 x 46.5 x 14.4 mm
Weight 36.36g 52g
Waterproof rating Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Swim-proof Yes Yes, recommended
Durability test
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth calling Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.0 ANT+, Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
NFC Yes Yes
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 1GB
ROM 32GB 32GB
Memory card slot No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Network technology None None
SIM type None None
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes
Reply messages Yes (Android only), Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Microphone Yes No
Loudspeaker Yes No
Bluetooth music Yes Yes
Camera No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
GPS GLONASS, GPS Galileo, GLONASS, GPS
Accelerometer Yes Yes
HRM Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Pulse Ox. No Yes
Altimeter Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Compass Yes Yes
ECG No No
Thermometer Yes Yes
Ambient light Yes Yes
HEALTH & FITNESS TRACKING HEALTH & FITNESS TRACKING HEALTH & FITNESS TRACKING
Steps Yes Yes
Calories Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes
Floors climbed Yes Yes
Blood oxygen No Yes
Blood Pressure No No
Stress Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No
Fall detection No Yes
Menstrual cycle Yes Yes
VO2 Max Yes Yes
Onscreen workout No Yes
Preloaded sport modes Yes Yes
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type Non-removable Li-ion battery non-removable Lithium-polymer
Battery capacity
Battery life Regular: up to 18hrs GPS mode (no music): Up to 42 hrs, GPS mode with music: Up to 42 hrs, Smartwatch mode: Up to 15 days
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock
Charging duration 1-2 hours 1-2 hours
Solar power No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Operating system WatchOS 7 Proprietary OS
Chipset Apple S5 64bit
CPU Dual core
GPU
MISCELLANEOUS MISCELLANEOUS MISCELLANEOUS
Companion app Apple Watch App Garmin Connect
Compatibility iOS 12.0+ Android 6.0+, iOS 13.0+
Payment system Apple Pay Garmin Pay
Customizable strap 24mm, Yes 22 mm, Yes
Voice Assistant Yes, Siri No
Find my phone Yes Yes
Box content Apple Watch SE, Charger, Manual, Straps Charger, Garmin Forerunner 955, Manual, Straps
Price $489.99

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