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Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun comparison – do they support app?

Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun comparison

Which has Bluetooth connectivity and app support – Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun? Sportneer massage gun delivers powerful trigger point therapy and deep tissue relief and will help soothe pain from myalgia, sports related injuries, and can even boost exercise performance. With a 16-millimeter amplitude and 30 pounds of stall force, Theragun Prime is more powerful than the mini and provides enough percussive power for the everyday workout. Connects to the Therabody app via Bluetooth to run personalized wellness routines based on your behaviors & preferences. Know about more features in Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun comparison.

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In the box

Sportneer massage gun

  • Massage gun
  • 6 massage heads
  • Charging cable
  • Carrying case
  • Instruction manual

In Theragun massage gun package content, the box includes a Theragun Prime, black velvet travel pouch, power adapter, and four attachments: dampener, standard ball, thumb and cone. There’s a black envelope containing a welcome card, brand story, sticker, user guide, warnings and warranty.

Pros & Cons – Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun

Sportneer massage gun

Pros

  • Six massage heads
  • Quiet operation
  • 11 millimeters of amplitude
  • 6 powerful levels of intensity
  • Up to 6 hours of battery life
  • Easy to grip silicon handle

Cons

  • 10-minute auto shutoff
  • Pressure indicator lights don’t do anything
  • Heavy

Theragun massage gun

Pros

  • Good battery life
  • Five speeds
  • Bluetooth & Therabody app
  • Ergonomic grip
  • High Amplitude
  • Build quality

Cons

  • Low stall force
  • No case included
  • Limited head selection

Specs – Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun

Sportneer massage gun

  • Torque pressure: 0-7.5kg/cm
  • Amplitude: 11mm
  • Power: 15-160W
  • Weight: 3.5 pounds
  • Frequency: 20Hz/26Hz/36Hz/46Hz/53Hz
  • Battery capacity: 3400mAh (LG battery cells)
  • Battery life: 1.5-5.5h
  • Intelligent mode: 10min timer
  • Operating temperature: 41-104℉

Theragun Prime massage gun

  • Max. Stall Force 30 lbs.
  • Stroke Length 16 mm
  • PPM: 1,750 to 2,400
  • Weight: 2.9 pounds
  • Battery Life 2 hours (Non-removeable)
  • Weight 2.2 lbs
  • Amplitude: 16mm
  • Battery life: 2 hours
  • Size 8.9 in x 6.3 in x 2.7 in (22.5 cm x 16 cm x 7.3 cm)
  • Noise 65-69 dB
  • Speed options 5 speeds, unlimited with Therabody app.
  • Number of Attachments 4
  • 5 preset speeds with optional app control
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • App guided treatment presets
  • Improves mobility and flexibility

Compare Sportneer K1 vs D9 Massage Gun

Sportneer K1 Massage GunSportneer Elite D9 Massage GunSportneer MINI 3 Model
ModelMini K1Elite D9MINI 3
Weight770g(1.7 lbs)1.05kg(2.3 lbs)530g(1.17lbs)
Noise35-45dB30-45dB30-45dB
Battery capacity3350mah (LG battery cells) 56Wh3350mah (Panasonic battery cells) 56wh2600mAh
Speed level565
Battery life2-6h2-6h2-5h
intelligent mode10min timer10min timer10min timer

Compare Theragun Prime 4th Generation vs Theragun Elite vs Theragun PRO

Theragun PROTheragun EliteTheragun Prime
Weight2.8 pounds (1.3 kg)2.2 pounds (1 kg)2.2 pounds (1 kg)
Speedcustomizable range between 1,750–2,400 percussions per minute (PPM)customizable range between 1,750–2,400 PPMcustomizable range between 1,750–2,400 PPM
Stall force60 pounds (27.3 kg)40 pounds (18.2 kg)30 pounds (13.6 kg)
Noise– sound insulation
– loudest Theragun device
quietest Theragun devicequieter than the PRO
Battery life5 total hours (2.5 hours per battery)2 hours2 hours
Handle– triangle ergonomic multigrip design
– rotating arm
triangle ergonomic multigrip designtriangle ergonomic multigrip design
Attachments6 massage heads5 massage heads4 massage heads
Additional features– OLED screen
– Bluetooth connectivity
– force meter
– 3 personal presets
– carrying case
– OLED screen
– Bluetooth connectivity
– force meter
– 3 personal presets
– carrying case
– LED indicators
– Bluetooth connectivity
– app-guided presets
– carrying case
Price$599$399$299
Warranty2-year1-year1-year

Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun review

Build

Sportneer D9 is crafted from premium materials, is durable and built to last. It features a quiet operation and a rechargeable battery so you can take and use it anywhere. Theragun Prime has a steel rod protruding out of the massage barrel and to fix heads to this you simply line up the slot in the attachment and press it firmly down over two compressible ball bearings. 

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Design

The Sportneer Elite D9 Massage Gun is the ergonomic, easy-to-grip, silicon coated handle. The handle is slightly angled which makes it extra easy to maneuver and reach those hard to reach places. It weighs 4.4 pounds.

The triangular shaped device, Theragun Prime is designed to have an ergonomic grip so you can hold the device in different ways. At 2.2 pounds, it weighs the same as the Elite, so based on our experience with that model (see below), the Prime should be quite easy to move around to hit all parts of your body without straining your arm, hand or wrist.

Head comparison – Sportneer vs Theragun massage gun

Sportneer massage gun

This is a powerful, affordable massage gun that comes with six different massage heads to target all areas of the body and delivers top of the line therapy at a great cost.

The cone head is intense and penetrates very deeply. It’s my go to for deep, hard to reach knots and is designed for deep tissue release and small muscle areas like the feet, hands, and wrists. It’s intended to be used at intensity levels one and two max. The flat head is ideal for general use and is suitable for all muscles at all intensity levels.

The ball head is designed for large muscle groups like the quads, glutes etc. It’s a great choice if you’re suffering from extreme muscle and joint soreness. The fork head is designed for the spine, neck, calves, and shoulders. It’s great for sensitive muscles and bony areas and is intended to be used at levels one and two.

The chrome flat and ball heads are designed for amplified intensity and oil. Just be sure to clean yours off after each session if you go the oil route. To change massage heads, you always want your gun to be off. You simply pull out the current head and replace it with your head of choice; turn it back on and you’re ready to rumble.

Theragun Prime massage gun

The Standard Ball is a great all-rounder, which can be used for more general massage work. The Thumb tool, meanwhile, is aimed at letting you home in on precise areas using trigger point therapy. Similarly, the Cone attachment can be called upon to handle any pinpoint muscle treatment needs you may have.

Speed & Percussions

Sportneer massage gun

It’s equipped with a powerful brushless motor and boasts an RPM up to 3200 and an amplitude of 11 millimeters, giving the designated muscle group deep, penetrating relief.

The Sportneer has five speeds. Its highest, 3,200 PPM, is identical to the Hypervolt’s top speed and offers a similar sensation on the body (and a similar force on our tennis-ball test). The highlight, however, is that the Sportneer has several intensity settings that are gentler than either of the other two guns. This was the massager I reached for when my muscles were so tender I didn’t even want to foam roll, because I could put it on the lowest setting and gradually worked my way up.

  • Level 1: 1300 rpm to awaken muscles
  • Level 2: 1700 rpm for facia relaxation
  • Level 3: 2000 rpm to decompose lactic acid
  • Level 4: 2400 rpm for deep massage
  • Level 5: 2800 rpm for professional mode
  • Level 6: 3200 rpm for professional mode

Theragun Prime massage gun

has five built-in speed ranges starting from 1,750 percussions per minute (PPM) up to 2,400 PPM. The “percussion” part of the device makes the head “punch” the skin so it feels more intense and it’s said to hit muscles deeper than a vibration massage therapy device which doesn’t have that “drilling” effect with the massage head. 

Battery life & charging

Sportneer massage gun

It has a built-in rechargeable lithium battery that takes three to five hours to fully charge. On a full charge you get up to six hours of operating time. It also has a 10-minute auto shutoff feature to prevent the motor from overheating.

When fully charged, the indicator light of the massager turns off, and the indicator on the power adapter will change from red to green. When it’s fully charged, you’ll get up to six hours of run time and it’s portable, so you can literally take it anywhere.

Theragun Prime massage gun

A fully charged Theragun Prime will last up to two hours.  I used the massage gun a few times a week, about 5 to 7 minutes or so at a time and I didn’t need to charge it again for about 45 days.

Noise

With a volume of 40 decibels, this Sportneer deep tissue massager is as quiet as can be! It’s so silent that it won’t disturbing others while you’re using it. 

Theragun claims this gun is 70% quieter than earlier models, but we did find it a bit noisy nonetheless. That said; this is really the only minor negative we can think of when it comes to the Theragun Prime. It’s therefore easy to see why Therabody is the brand of choice for many individuals looking for effective muscle and massage relief.

Apps

Another great difference between Sportneer and Theragun massage gun is that Theragun Prime 4th Generation support Bluetooth connectivity and support Therabody App. Sportneer does not have any app feature.

The Therabody app guides you through your workout in real time, showing how long to spend on each area along with how to apply the massage using colorful graphics.

The app not only stops you doing things wrong, it also illustrates just how easy it is to get things right. In our case, with a little bit of guidance from the app, and after specifying the ankle area as a location of particular need, we found that the gun was able to help with muscle relief by targeting that specific area. The great thing about all this is that you can adapt it to suit changing needs or, of course, create another profile and have the Theragun do the same for someone else. The gun speed can also be controlled using the app, which in some ways works better than using the physical buttons on its handle.

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