michael kors access runway vs bradshaw vs hybrid compared

Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid Compared

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Michael Kors is a renowned name in the global fashion industry, they are one of the notable brands in the smartwatch industry and they have are a handful of really nice smartwatches to their name. Their smartwatches includes both the hybrid ones for the traditional watch lovers and the full-fledged ones for those who like it all digital. We compare three of Michael Kors smartwatches, Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid specs and features.

Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid Compared

 Michael Kors Access RunwayMichael Kors Access BradshawMichael Kors Access Hybrid
michael kors access runway vs bradshaw vs hybridMichael kors access runway vs bradshaw vs hybrid michael kors access runway vs bradshaw vs hybrid

EDITOR'S RATING

Design: (4.5 / 5)
Battery: (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking: (4.5 / 5)
Features: (4.5 / 5)
Price: (4.0 / 5)
Average: (4.2 / 5)
Design: (4.2 / 5)
Battery: (3.0 / 5)
Fitness tracking: (3.3 / 5)
Features: (3.4 / 5)
Price: (3.3 / 5)
Average: (3.4 / 5)
Design: (4.5 / 5)
Battery: (4.0 / 5)
Fitness tracking: (3.2 / 5)
Features: (3.0 / 5)
Price: (3.5 / 5)
Average: (3.6 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameMichael Kors Access RunwayMichael Kors Access BradshawMichael Kors Access Hybrid
Device typeClassic smartwatchClassic smartwatchHybrid/Classic smartwatch
PredessesorMichael Kors Access Bradshaw----
Successor--Michael Kors Access Runway--
Released dateAugust, 2018September, 2016September, 2016
Ideal forUnisexUnisexWomen

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLEDAMOLEDAnalog
Display size1.19 inches1.4 inches1.19 inches
Screen resolution390 x 390 pixels320 x 290 pixels--
Density------
Input typeTouchscreen, 3 physical buttonsTouchscreen plus 1 physical button3 physical buttons
Multi-touchYesYesNo

BODY

ShapeCircularCircularCircular
Dimension41 x 41 x 11 mm44 x 44 x 9 mm41 x 41 x 9 mm
Weight24 grams (without strap)----
Casing materialStainless steelStainless steelStainless steel
Strap/band materialStainless steel (silicone straps also available)Stainless steel (silicone straps also available)Stainless steel (silicone straps also available)
Bezel Material------
Band size18mm22 mm18 mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass----
Waterproof RatingYes, 5ATMYes, 3ATMYes, 3ATM
Color(s)Rose-tone, rose-gold and silver-toneRose-tone, rose-gold and silver-toneRose-tone, rose-gold and silver-tone

MEMORY

RAM512MB512MB--
Internal storage4 GB4 GB--
Memory card slot------

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.1Bluetooth v4.1Bluetooth v4.1
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Yes, Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Yes, Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
NFCYesNoNo
GPSYes, A-GPS/GLONASS/GALILEONoNo

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNoneNoneNone
SIM slotNoNoNo
Band------

NOTIFICATIONS

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

FITNESS TRACKING

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

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4mp3/mp4No
Bluetooth musicYesYesNo
RadioNoNoNo
LoudspeakerYesNoNo
MicrophoneYesYesNo
CameraNoNoNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYesYesYes
Magnetometer ------
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesNoNo
BarometerYes----
Gyroscope YesYes--
Ambient lightYesYesNo

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Google Wear OS 2.1Google Wear OS 2.0--
ChipsetSnapdragon Wear 2100Snapdragon Wear 2100--
CPU------
GPU------

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ionNon-removable Li-ionReplaceable CR2430 button battery
Battery capacity 300 mAh360 mAh--
Battery lifeStandby :2days+ , Mixed usage: 1dayStandby :2days+ , Mixed usage: 1dayStandby :10 months+ , Mixed usage:6 months
ChargingUSB based magnetic chargingUSB based magnetic chargingCharging not required
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours--

MISC

Payment systemGoogle payNoNo
Compatibility Andriod 4.4 and later, iPhone 5 and IOS 9.3 and laterAndroid 4.4 (excluding Go edition) or later.
iOS 9.3 or later.
Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 8.2 or later.
Companion appMichael Kors access appMichael Kors access appMichael Kors access app
Customizable watch faceYesYesYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 18mmYes, 22mmYes, 18mm
Voice commandYesYesNo

BOX CONTENTS

Michael Kors access runwayMichael Kors access BradshawMichael Kors access Hybrid
StrapsStrapsStraps
USB based magnetic charging cableUSB based magnetic charging cableUSB based magnetic charging cable
User manualUser manualUser manual

PRICE COMPARED

Estimated Price$300$300$400
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What is the Difference?

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  1. Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid: Design
  2. One thing common to these three smartwatches is the stylish design, each has an elegant and stylish design. However, the Access Runway has the most outstanding design with its slightly thinner bezel and not so complicated design. The Bradshaw has the biggest case size, off course you will see more a glance, while the Access Runway and Hybrid both have case sizes of 41mm, and this makes these two better choices for women.

    Both Michael Kors Access hybrid and the Bradshaw have same 9mm thickness size. These two are sleeker and slimmer than the Runway which measures 11mm. While AMOLED is used on both Bradshaw and the Runway, the Runway with 1.19 inches screen size has far better resolutions than the Bradshaw. The display is more lively and the pictures are more real on the Runway. The Access Hybrid has an analog display with mechanical hands plus a small display that can show notification alerts.

    Each of these three watches have stainless steel case and stainless steel straps. The straps are interchangeable, while 18mm in width strap size will be great for either the Runway or Hybrid, The bradshaw straps can be changed with 22mm straps. This further makes the Runway and Hybrid great choices for women.

    Most of Michael Kors smartwatches occur in Gold tone, Rose-gold tone or Silver tone. So, you can get the Runway, Bradshaw or Hybrid in any of these colors. Other color variants are available.

  3. Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid: Battery Life
  4. Synonymous with every other Hybrid smartwatches, the Access Hybrid has a far longer battery life compared to the other two. It uses a CR2430 replaceable battery that last up to 6 months, while the Runway with 300mAh has a slight longer battery life than the Bradshaw. Perhaps due to the smaller screen size.

  5. Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid: Fitness/Activity Tracking
  6. Each of these three can track activities such as steps, distance and sleep. However, Michael Kors access Runway is a better activity tracker compared to the Bradshaw and Hybrid, it has a heart rate monitor which is lacking on the other two.

  7. Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid: Connectivity

In terms of connectivity, the Runway has far more features. There is an NFC chip in the Runway that supports Google pay which is not found in neither Bradshaw nor Access Hybrid. In addition there is also an inbuilt GPS in the Runway, but not the Bradshaw nor Access Hybrid.

Michael Kors Access Runway vs Bradshaw vs Hybrid: Which is Better?

From the design and features, it’s clear that the Runway is the most outstanding choice. It’s more advanced and has more features compared to the other two. If you were to choose one from any of these three it should probably be the Runway.

However, if you like the appearance of traditional watches, then the Access Hybrid is a fantastic choice. It’s one of my favorites. The design is really fascinating, it’s sleek and looks absolutely gorgeous. Although with low memory and limited activity tracking features, it’s a great choice if you aren’t too concerned heart rate monitoring.

Here is a summary;

MICHAEL KORS ACCESS RUNWAYThe most advanced and best choice. It gives real value for money.
MICHAEL KORS ACCESS HYBRIDOne of the best hybrid smartwatches with stunning appearance. A classic choice for the Swiss purists.
MICHAEL KORS ACCESS BRADSHAWNo doubt a fantastic choice. Stylish finish and elegant appearance.
Our Pick

We choose Michael Kors Access Runway, it’s the most advanced among these three, it’s the perfect choice for fitness tracking and also has a premium design that’s both fascinating and elegant.

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