Garmin Swim
Garmin Swim
Top 69%556 points
Top 69%
Top specs and features

Garmin Swim: 25 facts and highlights

1. weight

40g
Polar RCX3 GPS: 33g

2. thickness

13mm
Motorola MOTOACTV: 9.6mm

3. resolution

55 x 31px
Casio Pro Trek Smart (WSD-F20): 320 x 300px

4. Provides activity reports

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.
Garmin Swim
39% have it

5. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Garmin Swim
33% have it

6. battery life

With a longer battery life you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
365 days
Casio STB-1000: 730 days

7. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Garmin Swim
37% have it

8. waterproofing maximum depth

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.
50m
Casio GWA1000FC-2A: 200m

9. Has a display

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

10. height

44mm
Leikr: 40.4mm

11. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Garmin Swim
78% have it

12. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Garmin Swim
88% have it

13. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Garmin Swim
90% have it

14. Has a stroke counter for swimming

The device uses arm movement sensors to count the number of strokes when swimming.
Garmin Swim
21% have it

16. Measures pace

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.
Garmin Swim
70% have it

17. 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 Swim
65% have it

18. Has stroke recognition

It can automatically detect which type of swimming stroke you are performing during your workout. This is better for serious swimmers and saves you having to manually adjust your data later.
Garmin Swim
15% have it

19. width

48mm
TomTom Runner: 35.6mm

20. maximum operating temperature

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
50°C
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music: 60°C

21. Counts how many calories you have burnt

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.
Garmin Swim
71% have it

22. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Garmin Swim
26% have it

23. waypoints

Waypoints are locations or landmarks worth recording and storing in your GPS. These are locations you may later want to return to, for example favorite restaurants, bars etc.
0
Garmin Fenix 5S Sapphire: 1000

24. lowest potential operating temperature

The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
-10°C
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music: -20°C

25. Has social features

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.
Garmin Swim
64% have it

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