73points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

71points

Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

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Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
73
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Garmin Vivoactive 3
71
points
Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Polar Vantage M (medium / large)?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
    ?
  • Is compatible with Android
    ?
  • Has a compass
    ?
  • Locates your phone
    ?
  • 0.8mm thinner
    11.7mmvs12.5mm
  • Has an accelerometer
    ?
  • Has a barometer
    ?
  • Automatically syncs
    ?

Why is Polar Vantage M (medium / large) better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • 0.35% higher pixel density
    283ppivs282ppi
  • Screen is always on
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Integrates with social networks
    ?
  • Has a route tracker
    ?
  • Detects activities
    ?
  • 17h longer battery life - GPS
    ?

    30hvs13h
  • Has exercise tagging
    ?

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
?

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

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2.has branded damage resistant glass
?

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
?

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

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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 pixel density
?

Best

LG Watch Sport

491ppi

282ppi

283ppi

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
?

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

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
3.has an accelerometer
?

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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
4.has a compass
?

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

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
5.Has a barometer
?

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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
6.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
?

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.

For example

Huami Amazfit 2

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
?

It tracks how far you travel.

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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.

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
2.Has Bluetooth
?

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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
3.Is compatible with Android
?

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

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Amazfit Verge

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
5.Automatically syncs
?

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

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
6.has NFC
?

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

For example

Amazfit Verge

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

Battery

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

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
3. longer battery life - GPS
?

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

Best

Huami Amazfit 2

32h

13h

30h

4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
5.Alerts you to low phone battery
?

When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.

For example

ZTE Nubia Alpha

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Fossil Q Harper

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

Features

1.Has notifications
?

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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
2.Has silent alarm
?

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

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
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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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)
6.Can be used to answer calls
?

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

For example

Amazfit Verge

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Polar Vantage M (medium / large)

Miscellaneous

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

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