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Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire review: specs and price

Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire
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Why is Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire better than the average?

  • Resolution
    218 x 218pxvs25611.74px
  • Waterproofing maximum depth
    100mvs71.23m
  • Height
    51mmvs53.09mm
  • Screen size
    1.2"vs1.19"
  • Internal storage
    23GBvs7.58GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.sweat resistant
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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

3.Has a display
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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

4.waterproofing maximum depth

100m

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Casio GWA1000FC-2A

200m

5.resolution

218 x 218px

Best

Suunto 9

300 x 320px

6.weight

85g

Best

Polar RCX3 GPS

33g

Sensors

1.has GPS
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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

2.Has a barometer
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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.

3.has an accelerometer
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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

5.Has a temperature sensor
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.

6.Has a cadence sensor
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

A cadence sensor measures the revolutions of the pedals on a bicycle. You can monitor your revolutions per minute, i.e. how fast you are pedalling.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Provides activity reports
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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.

3.Measures pace
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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.

4.Has a route tracker
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

5.Has goal setting
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

6.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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

2.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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

4.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

5.Supports ANT+
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.battery life with GPS on

16h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Suunto Ambit3 Peak Sapphire (HR)

50h

3.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has vibrating alerts
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

2.Has achievements
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

3.Has silent alarm
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

4.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

5.Has notifications
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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.

6.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has an altimeter
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

An altimeter can track elevation, ascent and descent using GPS or air pressure. It is particularly useful if you travel on hills or mountains.

2.Has trackback mode
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

This feature enables you to track your route and reverse it in order to guide you back to where you began your journey.

3.Has a world timer
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

With a world timer you can easily see the time all over the globe. It is useful if you are travelling through different time zones.

4.Is geocaching friendly
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

Geocaching friendly devices enable you to join in the global game of geocaching, hiding and finding treasures.

5.Provides the sunrise/sunset time
Garmin Fenix 3 Sapphire

It can provide you with the exact time when the sunset or sunrise will take place. This feature will help you to plan your day by knowing when daylight starts and finishes.

6.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Polar M200

1

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