69points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

80points

Garmin Vivoactive 4

Garmin Vivoactive 3
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146 facts in comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Garmin Vivoactive 4

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Garmin Vivoactive 4?

  • Has irregular heart rate warnings
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  • 1.1mm thinner
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    11.7mmvs12.8mm
  • 7.5g lighter
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    43gvs50.5g
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    1hvs1.5h
  • 15.35% less body volume
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    22.04cm³vs26.04cm³
  • 2mm narrower band
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    20mmvs22mm

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 4 better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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  • 1 days longer battery life
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    8 daysvs7 days
  • Has a temperature sensor
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • 17.36% higher resolution
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    260 x 260pxvs240 x 240px
  • 8.33% bigger screen size
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    1.3"vs1.2"
  • Detects activities automatically
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  • Has a gyroscope
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Price comparison

User reviews

Overall Rating

Garmin Vivoactive 3
9.0
2 User reviews
Garmin Vivoactive 3
9.0/10
2 User reviews
Garmin Vivoactive 4
5.5
4 User reviews
Garmin Vivoactive 4
5.5/10
4 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.5/10
2 votes
9.0/10
4 votes

Design

7.5/10
2 votes
9.0/10
4 votes

App

8.0/10
2 votes
7.0/10
4 votes

Performance

9.0/10
2 votes
5.5/10
4 votes

Fitness features

9.0/10
2 votes
7.8/10
4 votes

Comments

Emanuele

Emanuele

2 months ago

8 / 10

Ottimo prodotto veramente

Emanuele

Emanuele

2 months ago

8 / 10

Ottimo prodotto l unica pecca è che manca saturimetro x il resto è tutto ottimo

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Marie-Philippe

Marie-Philippe

1 month ago

10 / 10

Excellente application pour créer ses entraînement

Marie-Philippe

Marie-Philippe

1 month ago

10 / 10

Application très intéressante; il y a la possibilité de créer ses entraînements personnalisés, c'est pratique pour faire de la course en alternance. J'ai essayé les applications de Samsung et fitbit, je préfère de loin celle de Garmin pour sa facilité d'utilisation, ses options de personnalisation et son graphisme. Je recommande ce produit. Ma prochaine montre sera certainement une Garmin.

Pros

  • Application

Cons

  • Graphisme de l'écran de la montre
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Design

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
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OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
3.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.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.Gorilla Glass version

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Gorilla Glass 3

Gorilla Glass is one of the most popular brands of chemically strengthened glass, manufactured by Corning. Several versions have been developed, the newer ones being more durable and providing better damage resistance.
6.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
7.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.Watch band is replaceable
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.
9.Has a display
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Sensors

1.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.
2.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
3.has GPS
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
4.has an accelerometer
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.
5.Has a temperature sensor
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
6.has a compass
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
7.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.
8.has a gyroscope
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.
9.Has a cadence sensor
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
A cadence sensor measures the number of pedal revolutions per minute when you are cycling. It enables you to monitor how fast you are pedaling.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks your sleep
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
2.Tracks distance
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Tracks steps taken
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
4.Counts how many calories you've burned
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.
5.Measures pace
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.
6.Provides activity reports
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.
7.Provides sleep reports
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
8.Detects activities automatically
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
9.Has a route tracker
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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.

Connectivity

1.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.
2.Is compatible with Android
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.supports Wi-Fi
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Bluetooth version

4.2

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.supports ANT+
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
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 (e.g., sports watches, smartphones, and cycling computers).
6.Syncs wirelessly
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
7.Automatically syncs
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
8.has NFC
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
9.has a cellular module
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.

Battery

1.battery life

7 days

8 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
3.battery life in training mode

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With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery life in power save mode

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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.
There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
7.has wireless charging
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
8.has a battery level indicator
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
9.has a rechargeable battery
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Can be used to answer calls
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
2.Locates your phone
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
3.Has call control
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
4.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.
5.has irregular heart rate warnings
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
Through continuous heart rate monitoring, the device is able to detect an irregular heartbeat and alert the user.
6.Has ECG technology
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
ECG stands for electrocardiogram and measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat, which is a more in-depth reading of heart health than blood pressure alone. Note: This feature may not be available in all markets.
7.Has silent alarm
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
8.Has vibrating alerts
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
9.has fall detection
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Garmin Vivoactive 4
Fall detection is a feature that relies on accelerometers and other sensors to differentiate between regular movement and a fall. If the wearer falls, the device can perform functions such as sounding an alarm or displaying an alert.

Miscellaneous

1.Has music playback
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4 (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.
2.Free app
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Garmin Vivoactive 4 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Supports widgets
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Garmin Vivoactive 4 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
4.Has exercise diary
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
5.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Your data is synced to the cloud, ensuring it is always backed up in case you lose or change your device.
6.Ad-free
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Garmin Vivoactive 4 (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.
7.Supports routes
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.
8.Has period notifications
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Garmin Vivoactive 4 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.
9.Can be personalised
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Garmin Vivoactive 4 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.

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