ticwatch s vs s2 compared

Ticwatch S vs S2 Compared

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Mobvoi Announced a new Ticwatch S2 at CES 2019 which is now available, the new watch is the successor to Ticwatch S that was released over a year ago and in this time has turned out to be one of the most popular and loved smartwatch. With the new Ticwatch S2 it gets better as it now more durable, a better activity tracker and has a longer battery life. Its Ticwatch S vs S2 specs and features compared head-to-head.

Ticwatch S vs S2 Specs Compared

 Ticwatch SportTicwatch Sport 2

EDITOR'S RATING

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

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameTicwatch SportTicwatch Sport 2 (S2)
Device typeSporty/Classic smartwatchSport smartwatch
Predessesor--Ticwatch S
SuccessorTicwatch s2--
Released dateNovember, 2017January, 2019
Ideal forMen and womenMen and women

DISPLAY

Display typeOLEDAMOLED
Display size1.4 inches1.39 inches
Screen resolution400 x 400 pixel400 x 400 pixel
Density----
Input typeTouchscreen plus single buttonTouchscreen plus single button
Multi-touchYesYes

BODY

ShapeCircularCircular/curved
Dimension45 x 45 x 13 mm 46.6 x 51.8 x 12.9 mm
Weight45.5 grams--
Casing materialPolycarbonatePolycarbonate
Strap/band materialSiliconeSilicone
Bezel Material
Band size22 mm22 mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glassCorning Gorilla glass
Water resistantYes, IP67Yes, 5ATM and MIL-STD-810G
Swim-proofNo, not recommendedRecommended
Color(s)Lemon, iceBlack and glacier

MEMORY

RAM512512
Internal storage4 GB4 GB
Memory card slot----

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.1 LEBluetooth smart v4.1 LE
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/nYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
NFCNoNo
GPSYes, GPS/GLONASS/BeidouYes, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology----
SIM slotNoNo
Band----

NOTIFICATIONS

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

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYes
Distance coveredYesYes
Steps climbedYesYes
Calories burntYesYes
Calories ConsumptionYesYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4mp3/mp4
Bluetooth musicYesYes
RadioNoNo
LoudspeakerNoNo
MicrophoneYesYes
CameraNoNo

SENSORS

Pedometer----
Accelerometer YesYes
Magnetometer ----
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYes
Barometer----
Gyroscope YesYes
Ambient lightNoNo
Other sensorsProximity sensor, e-compass and vibratorLow latency off-body sensor

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Wear OS 2.0Wear OS 2.2
ChipsetMTK MT2601Snapdragon 2100
CPU1.2GHz dual-core1.2GHz dual-core
GPU----

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ionNon-removable Li-ion
Battery capacity 300mAh415mAh
Battery lifeStandby :5 day + , Mixed usage: 1 - 2 daysStandby :5 day + , Mixed usage: 2 days+
ChargingInductive charging magnetInductive charging magnet
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hours

MISC

Payment systemNoneNone
Compatibility Android 4.3 or later.
iOS 8.0 or later.
Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.3 or later.
Companion appTicwear appTicwear app
Customizable watch faceYesYes
Interchangeable band YesYes
Voice commandYesYes

BOX CONTENTS

Ticwatch SportTicwatch Sport 2
StrapStrap
Magnetic charging dockMagnetic charging dock
Quick starter guildQuick starter guild

PRICE COMPARED

Estimated price$130$180
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What is The Difference?

The difference between Ticwatch S2 and S is quiet obvious, the new S2 is circular and curved, rated 5ATM instead of IP67, has a longer battery life than the S and features Ticmotion AI algorithm.

Ticwatch S vs S2 Features compared

  1. Ticwatch S vs S2: Design
  2. The new Ticwatch S2 is more stylish than the S, instead of the circular shape of the S, its circular and curved at four strategic point to give it the much deserved sporty look. It now looks like a real sport smartwatch. Both are light weight as polycarbonate is still used for the casing and silicone for the straps. However, Ticwatch S2 is slimmer and sleeker than the S, making it more stylish and elegant, although the S2 is a bit bigger than S.

    Ticwatch S had GPS built into the straps making it irreplaceable, however in the S2, GPS isn’t built to the straps. The straps of the S2 can be changed, thus giving you options to define your style. The straps of S2 can be changed with 22mm in width strap sizes.

    Overall, Ticwatch S2 has a lot better and stylish design than the S.

  3. Ticwatch S vs S2: Battery Life
  4. Ticwatch S2 gets a battery upgrade, it’s one of the new improvements that comes with the S2. Ticwatch S2 has a higher battery capacity of 415mAh compared to the S with 300mAh. As such, the S2 has a longer battery life than Ticwatch S.

    On regular usage with Ticwatch S2, you should easily get up to 2 days or more of battery life from a single charge compared to just over a day of battery life with Ticwatch S. This off course makes Ticwatch S2 a better choice for short travels, camping and extreme workout sessions.

  5. Ticwatch S vs S2: Waterproof Rating/Protection
  6. Ticwatch S2 has a 5ATM water rating compared to Ticwatch S IP67 rating. This makes Ticwatch S2 a great choice to wear to the pool or ocean. It is also a great choice for tracking your swimming activities, Ticwatch S2 features a state of the art machine learning algorithms that is able to differentiate your stroke type and count your laps and strokes seamlessly while you are swimming. All your key performance metrics such as lap time, speed, Swim Golf (SWOLF) will be recorded and generated right after you finish your swim.

    Ticwatch S2 is also rated MIL-STD-810G, a US military standard durability tests that sees the watch being rugged and tough enough to withstand harsh weather conditions. With MIL-STD-810G rating its operational between -20ºC to 55ºC and resistant to humidity, dust, and salt fog.

  7. Ticwatch S vs S2: Fitness Tracking Features
  8. Ticwatch S2 is a better activity tracker than Ticwatch S, it features more advanced activity tracking technologies compared to the S. Both of these two have all the standard sensors onbaord, but Ticwatch S2 using Ticmotion tracks your activity more accurately and is a lot more smarter, it automatically recognizes your activity mode.

    TicMotion is an invisible technology that proactively tracks your activities without you needing to activate anything. It goes beyond just counting steps or calculating calories. Powered by Mobvoi’s innovative AI algorithms, it maximizes your smart wearable’s capabilities and seamlessly integrates with your life.

    The TicHealth app on S2 can track six different preloaded workout modes; outdoor run, outdoor walk, indoor run, cycling, free style and pool swim. Mobvoi had stated it would add more activity tracking features in future updates.

Ticwatch S vs S2: Which is Better?

No doubt, Ticwatch S2 is a far better choice compared to the S, it’s now more stylish and looks more like a sport smartwatch. The straps can be changed unlike the S, it is tougher and rugged ready to withstand tough weather conditions.

Ticwatch S2 has a longer battery life plus the TicMotion technology that makes it a better and smarter fitness tracker.

For avid swimmers, Ticwatch S2 is a fantastic choice. With state of the art machine leaning algorithm swim monitoring and analysis is a lot better.

Ticwatch S2 is a preferable choice, its cost about $180 compared to $140 of the S. If you already own Ticwatch S, upgrading would be worthwhile.

Here is a summary;

TICWATCH S2 A comprehensive activity tracker with a impressive battery life. Gives the best value for money.
TICWATCH S No doubt a great choice.
Our Pick

Ticwatch S2 is a better choice.

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