59points

Apple Watch

43points

Garmin Vivoactive

Apple Watch
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Apple Watch vs Garmin Vivoactive

Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive

Why is Apple Watch better than Garmin Vivoactive?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
    ?
  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Can be used to answer calls
    ?
  • Has call control
    ?
  • 4.01x higher resolution
    ?

    312 x 390pxvs148 x 205px
  • Provides activity reports
    ?
  • Has NFC
    ?

Why is Garmin Vivoactive better than Apple Watch?

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

Price comparison

Apple Watch

Buy used:

$179.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Space...Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Space Gray Aluminium Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$169.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 44mm) - S...New Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 44mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$409.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Gold Al...New Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band
Amazon logo
$259.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular...New Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Blue Aluminum Case with Deep Navy Sport Band
Amazon logo
$479.00
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 40...Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 40MM) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$310.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm...New Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band
Amazon logo
$309.00
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular, 38...Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular, 38MM) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$195.00
Apple Watch AmazonFossil Unisex 44MM Gen 5 Carlyle HR Hear...Fossil Unisex 44MM Gen 5 Carlyle HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smart Watch, Color: Smoke (Model: FTW4024)
Amazon logo
$272.11
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40...Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - ​ Stainless Steel Case with ​Milanese Loop
Amazon logo
$649.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple iPad (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB)...New Apple iPad (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model, 8th Generation)
Amazon logo
$395.00

Garmin Vivoactive

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vivoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS ...Garmin vivoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS Smartwatch, Features Music, Body Energy Monitoring, Animated Workouts, Pulse Ox Sensors And More, Black
Amazon logo
$262.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Sm...Garmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-In Sports Apps, Black with Silver Hardware
Amazon logo
$129.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$89.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vívoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS ...Garmin vívoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS Smartwatch, Features Music, Body Energy Monitoring, Animated Workouts, Pulse Ox Sensors and More, Rose Gold with White Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$269.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 Music, GPS Smartwatc...Garmin vívoactive 3 Music, GPS Smartwatch with Music Storage, Supports Spotify - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$142.00
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fit...Garmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fitness Smartwatch (White & Stainless) + 1 Year Extended Warranty
Amazon logo
$134.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vivosmart 4, Activity and Fitness...Garmin vivosmart 4, Activity and Fitness Tracker w/ Pulse Ox and Heart Rate Monitor, Rose Gold with Gray Band
Amazon logo
$120.91
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS ...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel
Amazon logo
$181.25
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin Vívoactive HR GPS Smart Watch, Re...Garmin Vívoactive HR GPS Smart Watch, Regular fit - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.00
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin Venu, GPS Smartwatch with Bright ...Garmin Venu, GPS Smartwatch with Bright Touchscreen Display, Features Music, Body Energy Monitoring, Animated Workouts, Pulse Ox Sensor and More, Rose Gold with Tan Band
Amazon logo
$309.97
Garmin Vivoactive aliexpressGarmin vivoactive Run Swimming Golf Ridi...Garmin vivoactive Run Swimming Golf Riding GPS Smart Watch
aliexpress logo
$94.05

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.
2.sweat resistance
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.has a touch screen
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has a display
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
5.Watch band is replaceable
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.
6.resolution

312 x 390px

148 x 205px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.
4.has a compass
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
5.Has a barometer
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks your sleep
Apple Watch (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
3.Tracks steps taken
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
4.Measures pace
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.
6.Provides activity reports
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Automatically syncs
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
6.has NFC
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has wireless charging
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.Locates your phone
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
2.Can be used to answer calls
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
3.Has notifications
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
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.
4.Has call control
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
5.Has a stopwatch
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
6.Integrates with social networks
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

Miscellaneous

1.Has music playback
Apple Watch (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
2.Free app
Apple Watch (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Has exercise diary
Apple Watch (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
4.Syncs to the cloud
Apple Watch (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive
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.
5.Ad-free
Apple Watch (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
6.Predicts start date
Apple Watch (Apple Health)
Garmin Vivoactive
The app uses your data to predict future period start dates.

Price comparison

Apple Watch

Buy used:

$179.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Space...Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Space Gray Aluminium Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$169.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 44mm) - S...New Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 44mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$409.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Gold Al...New Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band
Amazon logo
$259.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular...New Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Blue Aluminum Case with Deep Navy Sport Band
Amazon logo
$479.00
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 40...Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 40MM) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$310.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm...New Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band
Amazon logo
$309.00
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular, 38...Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular, 38MM) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$195.00
Apple Watch AmazonFossil Unisex 44MM Gen 5 Carlyle HR Hear...Fossil Unisex 44MM Gen 5 Carlyle HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smart Watch, Color: Smoke (Model: FTW4024)
Amazon logo
$272.11
Apple Watch AmazonApple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40...Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - ​ Stainless Steel Case with ​Milanese Loop
Amazon logo
$649.00
Apple Watch AmazonNew Apple iPad (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB)...New Apple iPad (10.2-inch, Wi-Fi, 128GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model, 8th Generation)
Amazon logo
$395.00

Garmin Vivoactive

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vivoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS ...Garmin vivoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS Smartwatch, Features Music, Body Energy Monitoring, Animated Workouts, Pulse Ox Sensors And More, Black
Amazon logo
$262.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Sm...Garmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-In Sports Apps, Black with Silver Hardware
Amazon logo
$129.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$89.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vívoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS ...Garmin vívoactive 4S, Smaller-Sized GPS Smartwatch, Features Music, Body Energy Monitoring, Animated Workouts, Pulse Ox Sensors and More, Rose Gold with White Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$269.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 Music, GPS Smartwatc...Garmin vívoactive 3 Music, GPS Smartwatch with Music Storage, Supports Spotify - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$142.00
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fit...Garmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3 GPS Fitness Smartwatch (White & Stainless) + 1 Year Extended Warranty
Amazon logo
$134.99
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin vivosmart 4, Activity and Fitness...Garmin vivosmart 4, Activity and Fitness Tracker w/ Pulse Ox and Heart Rate Monitor, Rose Gold with Gray Band
Amazon logo
$120.91
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS ...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel
Amazon logo
$181.25
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin Vívoactive HR GPS Smart Watch, Re...Garmin Vívoactive HR GPS Smart Watch, Regular fit - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.00
Garmin Vivoactive AmazonGarmin Venu, GPS Smartwatch with Bright ...Garmin Venu, GPS Smartwatch with Bright Touchscreen Display, Features Music, Body Energy Monitoring, Animated Workouts, Pulse Ox Sensor and More, Rose Gold with Tan Band
Amazon logo
$309.97
Garmin Vivoactive aliexpressGarmin vivoactive Run Swimming Golf Ridi...Garmin vivoactive Run Swimming Golf Riding GPS Smart Watch
aliexpress logo
$94.05

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