95points

Apple Watch Series 4

76points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Apple Watch Series 4
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84 facts in comparison

Apple Watch Series 4 vs Garmin Vivoactive 3

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
95
points
Apple Watch Series 4
76
points
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Why is Apple Watch Series 4 better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 3.2x higher resolution
    ?

    384 x 480pxvs240 x 240px
  • 48.33% bigger screen size
    ?

    1.78"vs1.2"
  • Can be used to answer calls
    ?
  • 22.34% higher pixel density
    345ppivs282ppi
  • Detects activities automatically
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
    ?

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Apple Watch Series 4?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • 6.25 days longer battery life
    ?

    7 daysvs0.75 days
  • Is compatible with Android
    ?
  • Always-On Display
    ?
  • Has multi-sport mode
    ?
  • Has live tracking
    ?
  • Supports routes
    ?
  • Tracks BMI
    ?

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 4

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch Series 4 AmazonApple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 44...Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$539.99

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Buy used:

$179.99

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS ...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel
Amazon logo
$189.94
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with...Garmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-in Sports Apps, White/Silver
Amazon logo
$143.98
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with...Garmin vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-In Sports Apps, Black with Silver Hardware
Amazon logo
$129.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 ...GARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass White Stainless steel
Amazon logo
$199.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$139.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 walmartGarmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fit...Garmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fitness Smartwatch (White & Stainless) + 1 year Extended Warranty
walmart logo
$129.99

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Has a display
?

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Watch band is replaceable
?

The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
?

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.has GPS
?

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.has a compass
?

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
?

Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Has a barometer
?

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
?

It tracks how far you travel.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.Tracks steps taken
?

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.Provides activity reports
?

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.Measures pace
?

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
?

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Tracks your sleep
?

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
?

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.Is compatible with Android
?

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.Automatically syncs
?

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.has NFC
?

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Battery

1.battery life
?

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

Best

Fossil Nate

365 days

0.75 days

7 days

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.battery life with GPS on
?

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Amazfit Stratos 3

70h

18h

13h

5.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Features

1.Has notifications
?

If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.Has vibrating alerts
?

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.Locates your phone
?

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.Has silent alarm
?

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Has call control
?

The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Has a stopwatch
?

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Miscellaneous

1.Has exercise diary
?

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
2.Ad-free
?

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
3.Syncs to the cloud
?

Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
4.Free app
?

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Has music playback
?

You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.

Apple Watch Series 4 (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
6.Has live tracking
?

You can share your workout progress live, for example allowing your friends to see where you are on your running route.

Apple Watch Series 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 4

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch Series 4 AmazonApple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 44...Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$539.99

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Buy used:

$179.99

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS ...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel
Amazon logo
$189.94
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with...Garmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-in Sports Apps, White/Silver
Amazon logo
$143.98
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with...Garmin vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-In Sports Apps, Black with Silver Hardware
Amazon logo
$129.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 ...GARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass White Stainless steel
Amazon logo
$199.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$139.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 walmartGarmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fit...Garmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fitness Smartwatch (White & Stainless) + 1 year Extended Warranty
walmart logo
$129.99

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