73points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

64points

Garmin Vivoactive HR

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Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Garmin Vivoactive HR

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive HR
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive HR
73
points
Garmin Vivoactive 3
64
points
Garmin Vivoactive HR

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Garmin Vivoactive HR?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
    ?
  • 1.9x higher resolution
    240 x 240pxvs148 x 205px
  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • 4.5g lighter
    43gvs47.5g
  • Has call control
    ?
  • Provides activity reports
    ?
  • 13.6mm shorter
    43.4mmvs57mm
  • Has vibrating alerts
    ?

Why is Garmin Vivoactive HR better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • 1 days longer battery life
    ?

    8 daysvs7 days
  • 0.3mm thinner
    11.4mmvs11.7mm
  • 13.2mm narrower
    30.2mmvs43.4mm

Design

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

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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.

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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.

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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. higher resolution
?

Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

240 x 240px

148 x 205px

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.

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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.

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5.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.

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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
?

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.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.

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

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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.

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

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

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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.Is compatible with iOS
?

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

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6.Supports ANT+
?

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.

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Battery

1. longer battery life
?

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

Best

Cogito Fit

365 days

7 days

8 days

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Garmin Vivoactive HR
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4. longer battery life - GPS
?

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

Best

Huami Amazfit 2

32h

13h

13h

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.

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Garmin Vivoactive HR
2.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

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Garmin Vivoactive HR
3.Locates your phone
?

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

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Garmin Vivoactive HR
4.Has call control
?

The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

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Garmin Vivoactive HR
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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Garmin Vivoactive HR
6.Has vibrating alerts
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Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

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Garmin Vivoactive HR

Miscellaneous

1.Free app
?

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

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