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Tag Heuer Connected 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2 Compared

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Today it is Luxury vs Luxury, in this post we compare Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2. Two of the best luxury smartwatches we have seen in 2018. Great specs, features and top class designs. However we compare their specs and features to find out which is a better choice.

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2 Specs Compared

 Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41Montblanc Summit 2
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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameTag Heuer Connected Modular 41Montblanc Summit 2
Device typeLuxury/classic smartwatchLuxury/Classic smartwatch
PredessesorTag Heuer Connected Modular 41Montblanc Summit
Successor
Released dateJanuary, 2018October, 2018
Ideal forMen (also a great choice for women)Men (also a great choice for women)

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Display size1.2 inches1.2 inches
Screen resolution390 x 390 pixels390 x 390 pixels
Density286 ppi327 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen plus 1 physical push buttonTouchscreen and 3 Physical buttons
Multi-touchYesYes

BODY

ShapeCircularCircular
Dimension41 mm x 41 mm x 13.2 mm42 mm x 22 mm x 14.3 mm
Weight--62 grams
Casing materialSilver titanium Grade 5DLC Stainless Steel,
Back casing: Glass & fiberglass resin
Strap/band materialVulcanized rubber/titanium coating (leather also available)Leather
Bezel MaterialSteel--
Band size20 mm22 mm
Screen protectionSapphire crystal glass 2.5mmSapphire crystal glass
Water resistantYes, 5ATMYes, 5ATM
Swim-proofYes, recommendedYes, recommended
Color(s)BlackBlack steel

MEMORY

RAM1GB1GB
Internal storage8GB8GB
Memory card slot----

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.1 LEBluetooth smart v4.1 LE
Wi-FiYesYes
NFCYesYes
GPSYesYes

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNoNo
SIM slotNoNo
Band----

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYes
SMS alertYesYes
Calls alertYesYes
Event reminderYesYes
Weather forecastYesYes
Facebook notifacationYesYes
Twitter notificationYesYes
Whatsapp notificationYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep tracking--Yes
Heart rate monitoringNoYes
Distance coveredYesYes
Steps climbedYesYes
Calories burntYesYes
Calories ConsumptionYesYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4mp3/mp4
Bluetooth musicYesYes
RadioNoNo
LoudspeakerNoYes
MicrophoneYesYes
CameraNoNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYesYes
Magnetometer YesYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)NoneYes
Barometer--Yes
Gyroscope YesYes
Ambient lightYesYes
Other sensors

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Wear OS 2.0 (upgradeable to 2.1)Wear OS 2.1
ChipsetIntel Atom Z3460Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100
CPU1.6GHz dual-coreQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUPowerVR G6430Adreno 304

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 345mAh340mAh
Battery lifeStandby :2-5 days + , Mixed usage: 1 day+Standby: 4-5 days, Mixed usage: ~24 hours
ChargingMagnetic charging discMagnetic charging cradle via USB cable
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours

MISC

Payment systemGoogle payGoogle pay
Compatibility Android 4.3 or later.
iOS 9.0 or later.
Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.3 or later.
Companion appTag Heuer connected appMontblanc Timeshifter app
Customizable watch faceYesYes
Interchangeable band YesYes
Voice commandYesYes

BOX CONTENTS

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41Montblanc Summit 2
StrapsStraps
Magnetic Charging cradleMagnetic charging cradle and USB cable
User starter guildUser starter guild

What are The Differences?

Features compared
  1. Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2: Design
  2. These two luxury smartwatches both have really spectacular designs that looks both sophisticated and elegant. However, looking at the Tag Heuer connected 41, it looks more sophisticated, sleek and fascinating. It has an engraved Arabic numeral up to 60minutes on the stainless steel bezel which gives it a more outstanding design than Montblanc summit 2. The Tag Heuer connected 41 with 13.2mm thickness size is slimmer than Summit 2 which is 14.3mm thick and also has a bigger case size measuring 42mm.

    While the Connected 41 has just one single push button, Montblanc Summit 2 has three buttons, two push buttons and a digital crown button making the interface much easier to navigate. Though, we couldn’t ascertain the actual weight of the Connected 41 as of time of writing this post, but it should be actually lighter in weight. It has a body made of grade 5 silver titanium while Montblanc Summit 2 has a DLC stainless steel case and all fiber glass back.

    Over all, Tag heuer conneceted 41 has a much better design.

  3. Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2: Fitness Tracking Features
  4. The Tag Heuer Connected 41 is not a perfect choice for fitness tracking considering that it lacks a heart rate monitor. However the Montblanc Summit 2 with all the standard sensors built-in, HRM inclusive is a much more better choice for a complete fitness tracking experience.

  5. Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2: Battery Life
  6. Any of these two smartwatches will let you go a full day on a single charge which is still within industry average of 1-2 days. However, Montblanc Summit 2 with Snapdragon 3100, a relatively new chip released by Qualcomm which promises a longer battery life seems to have a slight edge.

  7. Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2: Platform/OS
  8. Both of these two watches run on Wear OS, however they are powered by different chip. Montblanc Summit 2 has inside the Snapdragon 3100 chip which promises a longer battery life and more accurate fitness tracking readings. The Montblanc Summit 2 is one of the first to run this chip. On the other hand Tag Heuer is powered by a newer version of Intel that increases the efficiency of the device greatly. Although, there is no standard way to say which chip is better. However, overall these two are powered by advanced chipsets.

  9. Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2: Price Compared

Lets reemphasize that these two smartwatches are luxury smartwatches. It is not for everyone, alright. So if you have to buy any of these, then you will be ready to spend at least a $1000 or more. That said, the Montblanc summit 2 costs about $1000 while Tag Heuer connected 41 costs quiet more about $1400 or more depending on the material.

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41 vs Montblanc Summit 2: Which is Better?

Any of these smartwatches will serve perfectly fine. However, if you are after a more complete smartwatch then Montblanc Summit 2 will be a perfect choice. It has more features that lets you track a whole lot of fitness activities considering that it has automatic heart rate sensor which Tag Heuer connected 41 lacks.

However, Tag heuer Connected 41 is a better choice based on better design. It has a more sophisticated design, so you can be sure to get that much needed prestige. It is the perfect choice for a luxury smartwatch.

Our Pick

We choose Montblanc Summit 2 , its gives better value for money, it’s a better choice for a complete fitness tracking experience, has an elegant design and cost far less than Tag Heuer Connected 41.

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