honor watch magic vs ticwatch c2 vs fossil gen 4 sport compared

Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport Compared

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We compare three of the latest crop of smartwatches, Honor watch magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport . Each of these three has fascinating design plus lots of interesting features. One similarity is that all of these three watches are fitness focused. We compare their specs and features head to head to find out which of this is the best choice.

Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport Specs Compared

 Honor Watch MagicTicwatch C2Fossil Gen 4 Sport
honor watch magic vs ticwatch c2 vs fossil gen 4 sport  compared
honor watch magic vs ticwatch c2 vs fossil gen 4 sport  compared
Mobvoi Ticwatch c2
honor watch magic vs ticwatch c2 vs fossil gen 4 sport  compared

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Battery:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Features:
3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)
Price:
3.7 out of 5 stars (3.7 / 5)
Average:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Design:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Battery:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Features:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Price:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Average:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Design:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Battery:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Features:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Price:
3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)
Average:
3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameHonor Watch MagicTicwatch C2Fossil Gen 4 Sport (43mm) Smartwatch
Device typeFitness/classic smartwatchClassic smartwatchSport/Fitness smartwatch
Predessesor--Ticwatch 2Fossil Gen 3 Sport Smartwatch
Successor------
Released dateNovember, 2018December, 2018November, 2018
Ideal forUnisexUnisexUnisex

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLEDAMOLEDAMOLED
Display size1.2 inches1.3 inches1.2 inches
Screen resolution390 x 390 pixel360 x 360 pixel390 x 390 pixel
Density326 ppi----
Input typeTouchscreen plus 2 physical buttonsTouchscreen plus Tickle strip buttonTouchscreen plus 3 physical buttons (1 digital crown and 2 pushable- programmable buttons)
Multi-touchYesYesYes

BODY

ShapeCircularCircularCircular
Dimension42.8 x 42.8 x 9.8 mm 42.83 x 42.83 x 13.10 mm (20mm)

42.83 x 42.83 x 12.80 mm (18mm)
43 x 43 x 12mm
Weight32.2 gram----
Casing materialStainless steelStainless steel Aluminum
Strap/band materialLeatherGenuine interchangeable
leather 20mm
Genuine interchangeable leather 18mm
Silicone
Bezel Material
Strap size20 mm20 mm and 18 mm18 mm
Screen protection--Sapphire glass--
Swim-proofYes, recommendedNot recommendedYes, recommended
Color(s)BlackBlack and platinum 20mm
Rose-gold 18mm
Black, gray, red, pink, green and blue

MEMORY

Water resistantYes, 5ATMIP68Yes, 5ATM
RAM16 MB512 MB512 MB
Internal storage128 MB4 GB4 GB
Memory card slot------

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.2 LEBluetooth smart v4.1 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LE
Wi-FiNoYes Yes
NFCYesYesYes
GPSYes, GPS/GLONASSYes, GPS/GLONASSYes, GPS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

BandNoneNoneNone
TechnologyNoNoNo
SIM slotNoneNoneNone

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYesYes
SMS alertYesYesYes
Calls alertYesYesYes
Event reminderYesYesYes
Weather forecastYesYesYes
Facebook notifacationYesYesYes
Twitter notificationYesYesYes
Whatsapp notificationYesYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Heart rate monitoringYesYesYes
Sleep trackingYesYesYes
Distance coveredYesYesYes
Steps climbedYesYesYes
Calories burntYesYesYes
Calories ConsumptionYesYesYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4mp3/mp4mp3/mp4
Bluetooth musicYesYesYes
RadioNoNoNo
LoudspeakerYesNoYes
MicrophoneYesYesYes
CameraNoneNoneNone

SENSORS

PedometerYes----
Accelerometer YesYesYes
BarometerYes--Yes
AltimeterYesYesYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYesYes
Gyroscope YesYesYes
Ambient lightYesYesYes
Other sensors------

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Huawei lite OS Wear OS 2.1Wear OS 2.1
Chipset--Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100
CPUARM M4--Quad Core A7
GPU------

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion batteryNon removable
Lithium polymer battery
Non-removable Li-ion
Battery capacity 170mAh 400mAh 350mAh
Battery lifeStandby :10 days + , Mixed usage: 5days+Standby :3 days+ , Mixed usage: 1 - 2 daysStandby :2 days + , Mixed usage: 18 - 24 hours
ChargingCharging cradle via USBInductive charging magnetInductive charging magnet
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours

MISC

Payment systemAli PayGoogle payGoogle pay
Compatibility Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.0 or later.
Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.3 or later.
Android 4.4 (excluding Go edition) or later.
iOS 9.3 or later.
Companion appHuawei appMobvoi appFossil Q app
Customizable watch faceYesYesYes
Interchangeable band YesYesYes
Voice commandYesYesYes

BOX CONTENTS

Honor Watch MagicTicwatch C2Fossil Gen 4 Sport
StrapStrapStrap
Charging cradle and USB cableMagnetic charging dockInductive charging magnet
Quick starter guildQuick starter guildQuick starter guild

Price Compared

Estimated Price$160$200$200
Where to Buy<strong>BUY AT GEARBEST</strong> BUY AT GEARBEST<strong>BUY AT AMAZON</strong> BUY AT AMAZON

What are The Differences?

Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport Features compared
  1. Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Design
  2. These three smartwatches have nice and spectacular designs. They all look stylish, slim, flexible, all attributes of what a fitness smartwatch should be. Looking further at the design of these three in details, Honor watch magic is the slimmest. It measures only 9.8mm while Fossil sport measures 12mm. Ticwatch C2 has a thickness of 12.80mm and 13.10mm for the smaller and bigger versions respectively which happens to be quiet above industry average of 12mm. Its quiet bulky, but the type that would cause a scare.

    Ticwatch C2 has the largest screen size of 1.3 inches, it lets you see more at a glance why the other two have a screen sizes of 1.2 inches. Honor watch magic with an Arabic numeral engraved on the bezel seems to have the most stylish design.

    Overall Ticwatch C2 has the most outstanding design, it’s the most fascinating and has an appearance that makes it a perfect fit for any occasion.

  3. Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Battery Life
  4. No doubt, each of these three has an impressive battery life that lets you go a full day on a single charge. Honor watch magic has the longest battery life among these three. Even though with a lower battery capacity, it last 2 weeks or more on standby while on regular usage you should get about a week of battery life. However, with Ticwatch C2 is about 2days or more while Fossil Gen 4 sport last over a day on single charge.

  5. Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Waterproof Rating
  6. Honor watch magic and Fossil Gen 4 sport will pass as a great choice for tracking your swimming activities. They are both rated 5ATM making any of these two a great choice for monitoring deep water activities.

    Ticwatch C2 has an IP68 waterproof rating, this means it will survive water immersion up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. So, while you can wear it under rain or to the shower, we don’t recommend it for tracking your swimming activities.

  7. Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Operating System

Operating system is a major deciding factor when choosing a smartwatch because this plays a major role in defining user’s experience. Honor watch magic runs on Huawei Lite OS a proprietary operating system. There are proprietary OS(s) that have done so well to improve users experience such as Samsung Tizen and Apple Watch OS two of the best in this regard. However, in this context, Wear OS is better than Huawei Lite OS especially with the redesign of Wear OS. It offers you that diversity and lots of options to choose from.

Honor Watch Magic vs Ticwatch C2 vs Fossil Gen 4 Sport: Which is Better?

Honor watch magic while not having so many feature like Ticwatch C2 and Fossil sport, it is the best choice for a complete fitness tracking experience. It slim, more flexible and has inbuilt HUAWEI TruSeen™ 3.0 heartrate monitoring technology which provides efficient and accurate real-time personal measurement of your heart rate by using a self-learning algorithm and innovative sensors.

On the other hand, Fossil Gen 4 Sport is the most comprehensive, also a great choice for fitness tracking. It has more features that let you track your daily activities and as well is a perfect wear for any occasion. One additional advantage is the new Snapdragon 3100 that powers the Fossil sport which improves the battery life to some extent and also promises more accurate fitness tracking.

Here is a summary to make it easier;

FOSSIL GEN 4 SPORT Best value for money, has more features and is more comprehensive. It is a great choice for fitness tracking and a perfect wear to any occasion.
HONOR WATCH MAGIC The best choice for fitness tracking. It has advanced tracking technology, also comes in a stylish design.
TICWATCH C2 A classic smartwatch, premium design and elegant. It is a classy timepiece.
Our Pick

FOSSIL GEN 4 SPORT is our preferred choice. It has more features, a spectacular design and a fantastic choice for fitness tracking. It gives the best value for money.

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