45points

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3

64points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3
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Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3 vs Garmin Vivoactive 3

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3
Garmin Vivoactive 3
45
points
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3
64
points
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Why is Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3 better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    1.4"vs1.2"
  • 3.58x higher resolution
    454 x 454pxvs240 x 240px
  • Has WiFi
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  • Can be used to answer calls
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  • 1.63x higher pixel density
    458.6ppivs282ppi
  • Has wireless charging
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  • Has a gyroscope
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  • Has voice commands
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Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • 6 days longer battery life
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    7 daysvs1 days
  • Has GPS
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  • Has a heart rate monitor
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  • Measures pace
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  • Locates your phone
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  • Has a compass
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  • Tracks your sleep
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Price comparison

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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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.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.resolution
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Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

454 x 454px

240 x 240px

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

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Garmin Vivoactive 3

Sensors

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

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.has an accelerometer
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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.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Has a barometer
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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 3
6.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.Measures pace
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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.

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 3
Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.Provides activity reports
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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.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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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.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3

Connectivity

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

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3

Battery

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

Best

Cogito Fit

365 days

1 days

7 days

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Alerts you to low phone battery
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When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 Stainless Steel 44mm

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Has a solar power battery
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A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

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Garmin Vivoactive 3

Features

1.Has notifications
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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.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
2.Has call control
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The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
3.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
4.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3
6.Integrates with social networks
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

For example

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

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Garmin Vivoactive 3

Miscellaneous

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

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