Garmin Approach S2 vs S4

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A product comparison between Garmin Approach S2 and S4 Golf Watches GPS. Comparing differences and similarities between the two Garmin.

Note: This comparison by GPSCompared is a basic guide based on published specifications and features at Garmin official website. And by no means that this comparison is definitive. There might be other similarities and differences which are not covered here.

Garmin Golf GPS
Garmin Approach S2Garmin Approach S4
Modelsgarmin approach S2
Garmin Approach S2
Approach S4
Garmin Approach S4
View the latest price from AmazonGarmin Approach S2Garmin Approach S4
What's Difference
Unit dimensions, WxHxD:1.8" x 2.7" x 0.6" (4.5 x 6.9 x 1.4 cm)1.83" x 2.41" x 0.58" x (4.6 cm x 6.13 x 1.48)
Display resolution, WxH:64 x 32 pixels128 x 128 pixels
Display type:monochrome LCDhigh-res touchscreen
Weight:1.8 oz (52 g) with batteries2.06 oz (58.4 g)
Battery life:3 weeks (watch mode); 8 hours (GPS mode)6 weeks (watch mode); 10 hours (GPS mode)
Manual pin positioning (tap and drag flag on green for precise yardage):NoYes
Tracks stats (putts per round, greens & fairways hit, average distance):NoYes
Save locations (mark course points of interest for future reference):NoYes
Digital scorecard:yes (scoring options include Stroke Play for a single player)yes (scoring options include Stroke Play and Stableford for a single player)
Additional:Dedicated GreenView button: yes
What's Common
Display size, WxH:1.0" (2.54 cm) diameter1.0" (2.54 cm) diameter
Battery:rechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ion
Waterproof:yes (10 m)yes (10 meters)
High-sensitivity receiver:YesYes
Preloaded course maps:yes (over 30,000)yes (over 30,000)
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course):YesYes
Computer scorecard review (save and review scores on computer):YesYes
What's Unavailable
Touch-targeting (touch target on display to see the distance to any point):NoNo
Course preview (see detailed, hole-by-hole preview):NoNo
Amazon's Customer Reviews
inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical review (if available) Click here to read the reviews on Garmin Approach S1Click here to read the reviews on Garmin Approach S4
Demo Video
Relevant video found at YouTube.comN/AN/A
Price Check
View the latest price from AmazonClick on this link Garmin Approach S2Click on this link Garmin Approach S4

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