62points

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

75points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 vs Garmin Vivoactive 3

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
62
points
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
75
points
Garmin Vivoactive 3

Why is Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 3.58x higher resolution
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    454 x 454pxvs240 x 240px
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
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    1.4"vs1.2"
  • Detects activities automatically
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  • 1.63x higher pixel density
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    459ppivs282ppi
  • Has a gyroscope
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • Tracks your sleep
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  • Measures pace
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  • Locates your phone
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  • Automatically syncs
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  • Has a compass
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  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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  • Provides sleep reports
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Price comparison

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

Buy used:

$120.17

ProductStorePrice
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Gen 5 Carlyle HR Heart Rate Stain...Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Smoke (Model: FTW4024)
Amazon logo
$270.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Women's Gen 4 Venture HR Heart Ra...Fossil Women's Gen 4 Venture HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Rose Gold (Model: FTW6011)
Amazon logo
$294.99
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Gen 5 Garrett HR Heart Rate Stain...Fossil Gen 5 Garrett HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Gunmetal (Model: FTW4041)
Amazon logo
$274.56
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Men's Collider HR Heart Rate Stai...Fossil Men's Collider HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel and Silicone Hybrid Smartwatch, Color: Black (FTW7010)
Amazon logo
$195.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Men's Gen 4 Explorist HR Heart Ra...Fossil Men's Gen 4 Explorist HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Silver (Model: FTW4011)
Amazon logo
$275.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonGarmin vívomove HR, Hybrid Smartwatch fo...Garmin vívomove HR, Hybrid Smartwatch for Men and Women, Black/Black, Large
Amazon logo
$149.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Men's Commuter Stainless Steel an...Fossil Men's Commuter Stainless Steel and Leather Hybrid Smartwatch, Color: Silver, Brown (Model: FTW1150)
Amazon logo
$89.00

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Buy used:

$97.99

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
$189.87
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
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
$189.99
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
$139.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 walmartSmartwatch Charger Stand, EEEKit Replace...Smartwatch Charger Stand, EEEKit Replacement USB Charging Cable Dock Station Compatible for Garmin Fenix 6 6S 6X Pro, Fenix 5 5S 5X Plus, Forerunner 935 945 45 45S 245, Vivoactive 3 4 4S
walmart logo
$14.47

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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.has branded damage-resistant glass
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
3.sweat resistance
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.has a touch screen
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a display
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.Watch band is replaceable
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
5.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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.
6.Has a barometer
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks steps taken
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
3.Tracks your sleep
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
4.Measures pace
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Automatically syncs
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.has NFC
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has wireless charging
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.Has a solar power battery
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
5.has a removable battery
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Locates your phone
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
2.Has notifications
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
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.
3.Has call control
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
4.Has silent alarm
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
5.Has a stopwatch
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
6.Has vibrating alerts
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

Miscellaneous

1.Free app
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 (Fossil Hybrid Smartwatches)
Garmin Vivoactive 3
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Has music playback
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 (Fossil Hybrid Smartwatches)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
3.Syncs to the cloud
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 (Fossil Hybrid Smartwatches)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
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.
4.Ad-free
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 (Fossil Hybrid Smartwatches)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
5.Has exercise diary
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 (Fossil Hybrid Smartwatches)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
6.Supports routes
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 (Fossil Hybrid Smartwatches)
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.

Price comparison

Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4

Buy used:

$120.17

ProductStorePrice
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Gen 5 Carlyle HR Heart Rate Stain...Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Smoke (Model: FTW4024)
Amazon logo
$270.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Women's Gen 4 Venture HR Heart Ra...Fossil Women's Gen 4 Venture HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Rose Gold (Model: FTW6011)
Amazon logo
$294.99
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Gen 5 Garrett HR Heart Rate Stain...Fossil Gen 5 Garrett HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Gunmetal (Model: FTW4041)
Amazon logo
$274.56
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Men's Collider HR Heart Rate Stai...Fossil Men's Collider HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel and Silicone Hybrid Smartwatch, Color: Black (FTW7010)
Amazon logo
$195.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Men's Gen 4 Explorist HR Heart Ra...Fossil Men's Gen 4 Explorist HR Heart Rate Stainless Steel Touchscreen Smartwatch, Color: Silver (Model: FTW4011)
Amazon logo
$275.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonGarmin vívomove HR, Hybrid Smartwatch fo...Garmin vívomove HR, Hybrid Smartwatch for Men and Women, Black/Black, Large
Amazon logo
$149.00
Fossil Q Explorist Gen 4 AmazonFossil Men's Commuter Stainless Steel an...Fossil Men's Commuter Stainless Steel and Leather Hybrid Smartwatch, Color: Silver, Brown (Model: FTW1150)
Amazon logo
$89.00

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Buy used:

$97.99

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
$189.87
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
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
$189.99
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
$139.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 walmartSmartwatch Charger Stand, EEEKit Replace...Smartwatch Charger Stand, EEEKit Replacement USB Charging Cable Dock Station Compatible for Garmin Fenix 6 6S 6X Pro, Fenix 5 5S 5X Plus, Forerunner 935 945 45 45S 245, Vivoactive 3 4 4S
walmart logo
$14.47

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