Which is a better smartband between Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 vs Fitbit Inspire HR? This is one common question frequently asked by fitness enthusiasts. I’ll try to answer this question in this post as we compare the differences between these two on the basis of design, fitness tracking, battery life, price, and more. For the records, both smartbands are fitness-oriented and are equally equipped with a heart rate sensor and accelerometer to enable each of these two to track your steps, calories, sleep, heart rate, help you manage stress, log menstrual cycle, water, and food intake. You should also bear in mind that each of these two smartbands lacks inbuilt GPS, but can connect to your phone to allow you to track outdoor activities like your pace and routes.
Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 vs Fitbit Inspire HR Specifications Comparison
Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 Specifications, Features and Price
Fitbit Inspire HR Specifications, Features and Price
|ABOUT DEVICE||ABOUT DEVICE||ABOUT DEVICE|
|Device name||Samsung Galaxy Fit 2||Fitbit Inspire HR|
|Device type||Fitness smartband||Fitness smartband|
|Predecessor||Samsung Galaxy Fit||—|
|Date released||October, 2020||March, 2019|
|Display size||1.1 inches||1.4 inches|
|Display type||AMOLED, Full color||OLED|
|Resolution||126 x 294 px||126 x 36 px|
|Input type||Touchkey, Touchscreen||1 Physical button, Touchscreen|
|Strap size||20 mm||140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big)|
|Color||Black, Red||Black, Lilac, White|
|Screen protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3||Chemically strengthened glass|
|Dimension||46.6 x 18.6 x 11.1mm||38 x 18.3 x 11.8 mm|
|Waterproof rating||Yes, 5ATM||Yes, 5ATM|
|Swim-proof||Yes, recommended||Yes, recommended|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v5.1||Bluetooth v4.0|
|Memory card slot||No||No|
|CELLULAR||CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY||CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY|
|GPS||No||(connected GPS), No|
|ACTIVITY TRACKING||ACTIVITY TRACKING||ACTIVITY TRACKING|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes||Yes|
|Preloaded sport modes||90||20|
|Battery type||Non-removable Li-ion battery||non-removable Lithium-polymer|
|Battery life||Regular: 15 days||Regular: 5 days+, Standby: 8 days+|
|Charging type||WPC based wireless charging||Charging dock|
|Charging duration||1-2 hours||1-2 hours|
|Operating system||RTOS||Fitbit OS|
|CPU||MCU Cortex M33F 96MHz / M0+ 16MHz||—|
|Companion app||Samsung Gear app||Fitbit App|
|Compatibility||Android 5.0+, iOS 10.0+||Android, iOS|
|Find my phone||Yes||Yes|
|Box content||Charger, Manual, Samsung Galaxy Fit 2, Straps||Charger, Fitbit Inspire HR, Manual, Straps|
Which is Better?
Galaxy Fit 2
No (connected GPS)
No (connected GPS)
up to 21 days
Up to 5 days
The main difference between these two smartbands come in the different display, the number of available sport modes, and the presence of quick reply on Galaxy Fit 2.
Starting with the design, Galaxy Fit 2 has a more attractive and decent design than Inspire HR, and its AMOLED display is also more colorful and attractive than the grayscale OLED of Inspire HR. Moreover, Galaxy Fit 2 offers 90 preset sports modes which is far more than 20 on Inspire HR. You also can reply to notifications received on Galaxy Fit 2 with preset quick replies which isn’t possible with Inspire HR, and with up to 15 days long battery in typical usage, Galaxy Fit 2 has a far longer battery life than Inspire HR that has about 5 days long battery life.
In other words, Galaxy Fit 2 is a more complete smartband than Inspire HR, yet slightly cheaper, it’s a better bargain.
Meanwhile, each of these two smartbands does about the same thing which is to track your daily activities, alert you when you receive a notification, and have long battery life. Each of these two tracks all the basics that include your steps, calories, distance, heart rate, sleep in four stages, stress, and as well as feature stress apps that can help you manage stress. Both smartband lack inbuilt GPS, but can connect to your phone GPS to enable outdoor activity tracking which can be viewed from the Fitbit app for Inspire HR and Samsung Health app for Galaxy Fit 2.