Garmin Approach S3
Garmin Approach S3
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Garmin Approach S3 review: 27 facts and highlights

1. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Garmin Approach S3
62% have it

2. battery life with GPS on

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
8h
Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR): 50h

3. battery life

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
28 days
Tech4o Traileader Jet: 730 days

4. weight

58.5g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

5. Can upload maps

You can upload different maps to your device. It is handy for people who like to explore new places.
Garmin Approach S3
27% have it

6. resolution

128 x 128px
Suunto 9: 300 x 320px

7. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Garmin Approach S3
95% have it

8. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Approach S3
86% have it

9. thickness

14mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

10. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Garmin Approach S3
76% have it

11. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Approach S3
92% have it

12. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Garmin Approach S3
48% have it

13. Has inactivity alerts

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
Garmin Approach S3
19% have it

14. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Garmin Approach S3
90% have it

15. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Garmin Approach S3
76% have it

16. Includes access to online portal

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
Garmin Approach S3
65% have it

17. height

69mm
Leikr: 40.4mm

18. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Garmin Approach S3
58% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
1"
Bryton Cardio 60: 35.56"

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Garmin Approach S3
12% have it

21. width

45mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm

22. maximum operating temperature

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
60°C
Suunto 9: 60°C

23. lowest potential operating temperature

The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
-20°C
Suunto 9: -20°C

24. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3h
Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20: 2h

25. battery life in power save mode

In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.
672h
Casio Pro Trek PRW2500T-7: 16500h

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