73points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

94points

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Garmin Vivoactive 3
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101 facts in comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
73
points
Garmin Vivoactive 3
94
points
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Samsung Galaxy Watch Active?

  • 9.09% bigger screen size
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    1.2"vs1.1"
  • Locates your phone
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  • Automatically syncs
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  • Has call control
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  • Tracks elevation
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  • Has a stroke counter for swimming
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  • Has inactivity alerts
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  • Has stroke recognition
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Watch Active better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • 2.25x higher resolution
    360 x 360pxvs240 x 240px
  • Has WiFi
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  • 1.64x higher pixel density
    463ppivs282ppi
  • Has NFC
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  • 1.2mm thinner
    10.5mmvs11.7mm
  • Screen is always on
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  • 18g lighter
    25gvs43g
  • Has wireless charging
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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 pixel density
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Best

LG Watch Sport

491ppi

282ppi

463ppi

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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6.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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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
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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.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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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.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

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

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

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

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3.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.

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4.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

ZTE Nubia Alpha

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5.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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6.Has a solar power battery
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A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

For example

Amazfit Verge

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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
3.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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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
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.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
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

Amazfit Verge

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Miscellaneous

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

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2.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.

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3.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.

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4.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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5.Can capture photos
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You can take photos during your workouts. Photos can be saved to your route maps and viewed later.

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6.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.

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