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Garmin Swim 2

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Garmin Swim 2 review: specs and price

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Garmin Swim 2

Why is Garmin Swim 2 better than the average?

  • Battery life
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    7 daysvs6.92 days
  • Thickness
    11.4mmvs11.76mm
  • Weight
    36gvs53.19g
  • Height
    42mmvs44.63mm
  • Volume
    20.11cm³vs22.56cm³
  • Higher rating on the App Store
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    4vs2.97
  • Smaller app size (iOS app)
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    13.5MBvs234.5MB
  • More languages supported
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    26vs24.39

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. Show more

Garmin Swim 2
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. Show more

For example

Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm

Garmin Swim 2
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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

For example

Xiaomi Watch Color

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

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6.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

208 x 208px

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. Show more

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

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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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4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software. Show more

For example

Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm

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5.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. Show more

For example

Xiaomi Watch Color

Garmin Swim 2
6.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. Show more

For example

Xiaomi Watch Color

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

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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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3.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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4.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.

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5.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality. Show more

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6.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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Connectivity

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

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

Garmin Swim 2
3.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Amazfit Stratos 3

Garmin Swim 2
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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5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more

For example

Xiaomi Watch Color

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

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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

Fossil Q Goodwin

365 days

7 days

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

Garmin Swim 2
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.battery life with GPS on
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There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Amazfit Stratos 3

70h

13h

5.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. Show more

For example

Amazfit Stratos 3

Garmin Swim 2
6.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

Xiaomi Mi Watch Premium

Garmin Swim 2

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.

Garmin Swim 2
2.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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3.Has vibrating alerts
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Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

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4.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.

For example

Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm

Garmin Swim 2
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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6.Can be used to answer calls
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The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.

For example

Huawei Watch GT 2 46mm

Garmin Swim 2

Miscellaneous

1.Has exercise diary
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It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

Garmin Swim 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
2.Syncs to the cloud
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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.

Garmin Swim 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
3.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

Garmin Swim 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
4.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

Garmin Swim 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
5.Has music playback
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You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.

Garmin Swim 2 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
6.Higher rating on the App Store
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The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

4.6

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