Mobvoi TicWatch GTH Pro VS GTH SmartWatch? 5 Key Differences

Ticwatch GTH series came as a response to its arch-rival Xiaomi GTS series. Both lineups share some remarkable similarities: Squarish Design in which they both shamelessly ape Apple Watch, RTOS powered, plenty of health features, budget-oriented and solid battery performance.

The first watch in the Mobvoi Ticwatch  GTH lineup, the original GTH, was released in April 2021. In less than a year, the company released Ticwatch  GTH Pro (March 2022) with several improvements over its predecessor.

The main difference between Ticwatch  GTH and Ticwatch  GTH Pro is the brand new (Dual PPG) sensor that Mobvoi has incorporated in the Pro model. Other than that almost all other features are more and less the same. 

Read on to find out the other differences.

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TicWatch GTH Pro vs GTH: 5 Key Differences

From design to OS Ticwatch GTH Pro is a ditto copy of its predecessor. However, there are many improvements under the hood, especially in the health tracking department.

Let’s discuss 5 key differences between these two watches:

  1. There is a $20  difference in price between the two watches. The original GTH is priced at around $80 at the moment, whereas GTH Pro will cost you about 100 bucks.
  2. The TicWatch GTH Pro has a Dual PPG sensor instead of a single-mode  PPG sensor in the original GTH. This allows the Pro version to get more detailed readings of your blood flow and thus provide you unique insights into arterial and overall health.
  3. For the Pro version, Mobvoi has partnered with CardieX, a world-renowned cardiovascular health tech company, to feature the Arty Heart Health platform. This partnership will allow Mobvoi access to CardieX’s years of expertise in the field of blood flow analytics and help it further improve the accuracy and precision of readings from the Dual PPG sensor.
  4. New metrics like TruHR score, eCAP, HSX, and Arty Age are incorporated into the GTH Pro thanks to cardiac. Here is an overview of these metrics: Arty Score – A general score of overall heart and arterial health based on proprietary heart health metrics, a number higher than your actual age means that you need to adopt an active lifestyle eCAP – (Exercise Capacity) – a measure of blood flow to inner heart muscles; ArtyAge– an estimated “age” of the arteries based on arterial stiffness; HSX (Heart Stress Index) – how hard your heart have to pump to move blood through stiff arteries; and TruHR – more accurate heart rate measurement than a wrist-based optical sensor.
  5. Though the sports profiles remain the same (14), the overall accuracy of the Ticwatch GTH Pro is much better.

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General Comparison: TicWatch GTH Pro vs GTH

Product NameTicwatch GTH ProTicwatch GTH
Price$100Around $80
PredecessorTicwatch GTH —-
Release DateMarch 2022April 2021
Parent CompanyTicwatch Ticwatch 
Operating SystemRTOSRTOS
CompatibilityWorks with  both Android, iPhoneWorks with  both Android, iPhone
CompetitionAmazfit GTS 2 Mini, Amazfit Bip U Pro, Fitbit Versa 2, Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite 
Aimed atBoth Women and MenBoth Women and Men
Suitable ForHealth and fitness tracking 
SensorsSide dual PPG Sensor, Accelerometer, PPG Sensor (measure heart rate, SpO2 levels, respiration rate over wrist), Skin Temperature Sensor.Accelerometer, PPG sensors (measure heart rate, SpO2 levels, respiration rate, and wrist detection), Skin Temperature Sensor

Design and Display:

Product NameTicwatch GTH ProTicwatch GTH
Dimensions, Weight43.2 x 35.2 x 10.5 mm | 55 g43.2 x 35.2 x 10.5
Band Size20mm20mm
Build materialsMetalAluminum 
ColorsMeteorite BlackRaven Black
Waterproofing5ATM, Pool and Open Water SwimSwim, 5ATM
Clock FaceDigitalDigital
Display Size1.55 inches1.55 inches
Screen Type & ResolutionTFT panel, 360 x 320 pxTFT panel, 360 x 320 px
Pixel Per InchN/AN/A
Screen Protection2.5D Glass2.5D Glass
Always-on DisplayNoNo
Rotating BezelNoNo
Customizable Watch Faces

Smartwatch Features:

Product NameTicwatch GTH ProTicwatch GTH
ConnectivityBLE 5.1BLE 5.1
Companion AppTicWatchTicWatch
StorageNot SpecifiedNot Specified
ProcessorNot SpecifiedRLC8762C
RAMNot SpecifiedNot Specified
Notification AlertYesYes
Calendar, WeatherYesYes
Offline SpotifyNoNo
Timer & AlarmYesYes
Customizable Watch FacesNoNo
Voice AssistantNoNo
Music Storage, ControlCan Control Music on SmartphoneCan Control Music on Smartphone
Third-Party AppsNoNo
Make calls, send texts & EmailsNoNo
Browse WebNoNo
Contactless PaymentNoNo

Health and Fitness Features:

Product NameTicwatch GTH ProTicwatch GTH
Built-in GPSNoNo
Heart Rate TrackingYesYes
Blood Oxygen (Pulse Oximeter)YesYes
Bioelectrical Impedance AnalysisNoNo
Steps, CaloriesYesYes
Menstrual cycleNoNo
Respiration TrackingYesYes
Skin TemperatureYesYes
Sport Mode14+14+
Sync Data With Strava, Apple HealthNot SpecifiedNot Specified
TruHR score, eCAP, HSX, and Arty AgeYesNo

Battery Performance

Product NameTicwatch GTH ProTicwatch GTH
Battery Performance10Days10-day
Battery Size260mAh260mAh
Charger TypeSmall USB cable that magnetically attaches to the back of the watchSmall USB cable that magnetically attaches to the back of the watch
Fast ChargingNo (Takes 2 hours to fully chargeNo (Takes 2 hours to fully charge