amazfit verge 2 vs pace vs stratos

Amazfit Verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2) Compared

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Amazfit Verge is the newer version of the quite successful Verge released last year. The Verge 2 builds on the its predecessor featuring standalone capability, improved battery life, a more stylish design and improved performance powered by Snapdragon 2500.

These makes it quite tricky choosing between the Verge 2 and the premium Stratos. However, we compare the Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2). Head-to-head, we compare their specs and features.

Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2) Specs Compared

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameAmazfit Verge 2Amazfit PaceAmazfit Stratos (Pace 2)
Device typeFitness/standalone smartwatchSporty smartwatchClassic/Sport smartwatch
PredessesorAmazfit Verge Amazfit Pace
Successor--Amazfit Pace 2 Amazfit Pace 2S
Released dateJune, 2019September, 2016December, 2017
Ideal forUnisexUnisexMen (will look good too on women.)

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLEDTransflective
LCD
Transflective
LCD
Display size1.39 inches1.34 inches1.34 inches
Screen resolution454 x 454 pixels320 x 300 pixels320 x 300 pixels
Density321 ppi----
Input typeTouchscreen plus 1 buttonTouchrscreenTouchscreen
plus
3 physical buttons
Multi-touchYesYesYes

BODY

ShapeCircularCircularCircular
Dimension43 x 43 x 12.6 mm45.72 x 45.72 x 12.7mm45.72 x 45.72 x 12.7mm
Weight46 grams53.7 grams60 grams
Casing materialmicrocrystalline zirconium ceramicPolycarbonateStainless steel/glass reinforced with polycarbonate
Strap/band materialSiliconeSiliconeSilicone
Bezel Material-- Ceramics Ceramics
Strap size(width)20 mm20 mm22 mm
Screen protection Corning Gorilla glass 3-- Corning Gorilla glass 3
Water-proof RatingYes, IP68Yes, IP67Yes, 5ATM
Swim-proofNot recommendedNot recommendedYes, recommended
Color(s)Black, whiteBlackBlack

MEMORY

RAM512MB512MB512MB
Internal storage4GB4GB4GB
Memory card slot------

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.2 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LE
Wi-FiYesYesYes
NFCYesNoNo
GPSYes, A-GPS/GLONASSYes, A-GPS/GLONASSYes, A-GPS/GLONASS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology2G/3G/4GNoNo
SIM slotYes, nano-SimNoNo
Band------

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYesYes
SMS alertYesYesYes
Calls alertYesYesYes
Event reminderYesYesYes
Weather forecastYesYesYes
Facebook, other third-party appsYesYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYesYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYesYes
Distance coveredYesYesYes
Steps climbedYesYesYes
CaloriesYesYesYes

MEDIA

Bluetooth musicYesYesYes
RadioNoNoNo
LoudspeakerYesNoNo
MicrophoneYesNoNo
Audiomp3/mp4mp3/mp4mp3/mp4
CameraNoNoNo

SENSORS

Compass------
AccelerometerYesYesYes
Magnetometer YesYesYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYesYes
BarometerYes--Yes
Gyroscope YesYesYes
Ambient lightYesYesYes
Other sensorsECG (special edition)--VO2 max

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Proprietary OSProprietary OSProprietary OS
ChipsetSnapdragon 2500----
CPU1.1GHz Dual core processor1.2GHz Dual core processor1.2GHz Dual core processor
GPU------

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion batteryLithium polymerLithium polymer
Battery capacity 420mAh280mAh280mAh
Battery lifeStandby :10 days + , Mixed usage: 3days+Standby :5days+ , Mixed usage: 3days+Standby :5days+ , Mixed usage: 3days+
ChargingCharging cradle via USBMagnetic cradle charging dockMagnetic cradle charging dock
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours

MISC

Payment systemAlipayNoneNone
Compatibility Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.0 or later.
Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 8.0 or later.
Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 8.0 or later.
Companion appAmazfit watch app 2.0Amazfit watch app 2.0Amazfit watch app 2.0
Customizable watch faceYesYesYes
Interchangeable band YesYesYes
Voice commandYesNoNo

BOX CONTENTS

Amazfit Verge 2Amazfit PaceAmazfit Pace 2
StrapStrapStrap
Charging cradle and USB cableMagnetic cradle charging dockMagnetic cradle charging dock
Quick starter guildQuick starter guildQuick starter guild

Price Compared

Estimated priceAbout $190About $129About $200

What’s the Difference?

Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2)

  1. Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2): Design

  2. The Verge 2 has been overhauled and in the process has a new design that’s quite spectacular, but I can tell you it still fall short in terms of premium appearance behind the Stratos that’s more prestigious in its classic appearance.

    However, the Verge 2 with AMOLED offers a more interactive display than the Transflective LCD powering the display on the other two. Although, while the AMOLED is more lively, it’s quite difficult to read under direct sunlight.

    Going further, the Verge 2 with a moderate case size has the widest display that ensures you can see more at a glance. The Verge 2 is also slightly sleeker than the Pace and Stratos which adds to its compactness making it a more befitting wear for workout activities.

    And, in terms of ease of navigation, all three are quite easy to navigate. However, the Stratos featuring additional 3 stainless steel buttons makes it a lot easier to navigate the 1.34 inch display.

  3. Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2): Battery Life

  4. All three contenders have impressive battery life that should see you through a couple of days, but the overhauled Verge 2 has a slight longer battery despite featuring a cellular capabilities. Although, with cellular functions active, the battery life is a lot less.

  5. Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2): Media

  6. Each of the three contenders has significant onboard storage that ensures that you can take your music with you.

    Moreover, the Verge 2 has a microphone and loudspeaker that makes it a more media oriented watch that ensures you can do more without your phone – thanks to the cellular support.

  7. Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2): Cellular Connectivity

  8. The new Verge 2 comes with cellular support, and it’s one of the main additions in the overhauling process. It supports cellular connectivity up to 4G, although these features might not be available in every country.

    With cellular connectivity, the Verge 2 can now make calls as well receive calls meaning your phone finally gets to rest a little while joining other high-end smartwatches like the Apple watch Series 4 and Galaxy Watch with the standalone functionality.

  9. Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2): Waterproof Rating

  10. In terms of water resistant rating, the Stratos and Verge 2 have the highest water resistant rating that sees these two being water resistant up to 50 meters compared to the Verge lite with IP67 that’s water resistant up to 1meter.

  11. Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2): Activity Tracking

Fitness tracking is at the core of these three. Each of the three contenders makes a nice choice for tracking your active life.

All three are fully equipped to track your active life. However, the Stratos has more fitness tracking features that includes 16 sport modes compared to the Verge 2 which has 12 sport modes to choose from.

The Stratos via the heart rate sensor can access your cardiorespiratory fitness level in terms of VO2max that describes the ability of the body to utilize oxygen in transforming nutrients into energy.

Meanwhile, the new ECG feature on the Verge 2 makes it a very interesting choice. With the ECG feature you can take instant ECG test on your wrist which can help detect atrial fibrillations – a form of irregular heart rhythm.

Amazfit verge 2 vs Pace vs Stratos (Pace 2): Which is Better?

No doubt each of the three contenders in this bout stands out as a great choice for tracking your active life.

However, it a bit tricky saying which is out rightly better between the Verge 2 and Stratos which both have their ups and downs, and that brings us to the point where it’s a matter of what you need most.

The Stratos has a classic and most prestigious design, it’s also a comprehensive activity tracker, but the Verge 2 is more comprehensive in terms of features and also a more nicer wear that’s more befitting for the gym.

So, we’ve a Stratos that’s a perfect fit for men while the standalone Verge 2 is nicer fit for women, and as well a nice fit for men.

Here is a summary;

AMAZFIT STRATOS A comprehensive activity tracker with the most prestigious design that makes it a nice fit for the Office.
AMAZFIT VERGE 2A standalone smartwatch with a stylish design and a decent battery life while also being a great choice for tracking your active life.
AMAZFIT PACENo doubt a decent smartwatch.
Our Pick

Although the Stratos lacks standalone capabilities, its however an outstanding choice that’s a great choice for comprehensive activity tracking while also having the most prestigious appearance that makes it a perfect fit for the office and as well in the gym. We pick the Stratos.

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