59points

Apple Watch

47points

Garmin Vivoactive

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60 facts in comparison

Apple Watch vs Garmin Vivoactive

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
59
points
Apple Watch
47
points
Garmin Vivoactive

Why is Apple Watch better than Garmin Vivoactive?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
    ?
  • 4.01x higher resolution
    312 x 390pxvs148 x 205px
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • Can be used to answer calls
    ?
  • Has a stopwatch
    ?
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • Has call control
    ?

Why is Garmin Vivoactive better than Apple Watch?

  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has GPS
    ?
  • Is compatible with Android
    ?
  • Has a barometer
    ?
  • Provides sleep reports
    ?
  • Has multi-sport mode
    ?
  • Has inactivity alerts
    ?
  • Has a stroke counter for swimming
    ?

Price comparison

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.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
2.sweat resistant
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
3.has a touch screen
?

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

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Garmin Vivoactive
4.Has a display
?

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

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Garmin Vivoactive
5.resolution
?

Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

312 x 390px

148 x 205px

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.

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Garmin Vivoactive

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.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
2.has GPS
?

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

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

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

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Garmin Vivoactive
5.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.

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Garmin Vivoactive

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
?

It tracks how far you travel.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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
Garmin Vivoactive
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
Garmin Vivoactive
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
Garmin Vivoactive
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
Garmin Vivoactive
6.Tracks your sleep
?

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

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Garmin Vivoactive

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
2.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Garmin Vivomove Luxe

5

4

4

3.Is compatible with Android
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
5.Automatically syncs
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
6.has NFC
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
3.has wireless charging
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive

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
Garmin Vivoactive
2.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
Garmin Vivoactive
3.Has a stopwatch
?

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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Garmin Vivoactive
4.Locates your phone
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
5.Integrates with social networks
?

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
6.Can be used to answer calls
?

The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive

Miscellaneous

1.Has exercise diary
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.

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Garmin Vivoactive
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.

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Garmin Vivoactive
4.Free app
?

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

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
5.Has period notifications
?

You get a notification when you are due to get your period.

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
6.Compatible with heart rate monitors
?

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

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Garmin Vivoactive

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