80points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

60points

Garmin Vivomove HR

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Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Garmin Vivomove HR

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivomove HR
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivomove HR
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60
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Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Garmin Vivomove HR?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Has GPS
  • Has a compass
  • Has call control
  • Has a stroke counter for swimming
  • Has multi-sport mode
  • Has stroke recognition
  • Designed for golf

Why is Garmin Vivomove HR better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • 0.1mm thinner
    11.6mmvs11.7mm
  • 2.2g lighter
    40.8gvs43g
  • 0.4mm shorter
    43mmvs43.4mm
  • 0.4mm narrower
    43mmvs43.4mm
  • 2.67% less body volume
    21.45cm³vs22.037651999999998cm³
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
  • Has an OLED display

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

2.has branded damage resistant glass
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Garmin Vivomove HR

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.thickness

11.7mm

11.6mm

Best

MetaWatch M1 Core

5.1mm

4.has a touch screen
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Garmin Vivomove HR

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.sweat resistant
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

6.resolution

240 x 240px

64 x 128px

Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

Sensors

1.has GPS
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

2.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.

3.has a compass
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

4.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.

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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

2.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.

3.Tracks steps taken
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Garmin Vivomove HR

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

4.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.

5.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.

6.Tracks your sleep
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

2.Is compatible with Android
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

3.Has Bluetooth
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

4.has NFC
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Garmin Vivomove HR

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

Huawei Watch GT

5.Automatically syncs
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Garmin Vivomove HR

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

6.Is compatible with iOS
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

Battery

1.battery life

7 days

5 days

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

Best

Cogito Fit

365 days

2.has a battery level indicator
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Garmin Vivomove HR

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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Garmin Vivomove HR

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has call control
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

2.Has notifications
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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.

3.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

4.Has silent alarm
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

5.Locates your phone
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

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

Miscellaneous

1.Free application
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Garmin Vivomove HR

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

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