64points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

61points

Samsung Gear S3 Classic

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60 facts in comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Samsung Gear S3 Classic

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
64
points
Garmin Vivoactive 3
61
points
Samsung Gear S3 Classic

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Samsung Gear S3 Classic?

  • 4 days longer battery life
    ?

    7 daysvs3 days
  • Measures pace
    ?
  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • Has silent alarm
    ?
  • 1.2mm thinner
    11.7mmvs12.9mm
  • 14g lighter
    43gvs57g
  • Is compatible with iOS
    ?
  • Has goal setting
    ?

Why is Samsung Gear S3 Classic better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • 8.33% bigger screen size
    ?

    1.3"vs1.2"
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    360 x 360pxvs240 x 240px
  • Has WiFi
    ?
  • 7.09% higher pixel density
    302ppivs282ppi
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • Always-On Display
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Integrates with social networks
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

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Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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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Samsung Gear S3 Classic
5.resolution
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Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

240 x 240px

360 x 360px

6.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic

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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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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Samsung Gear S3 Classic
4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

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Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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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Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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

Garmin Vivomove Luxe

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Samsung Gear S3 Classic

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
3.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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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Samsung Gear S3 Classic

Connectivity

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

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
2.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
4.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Samsung Gear S3 Classic

Battery

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

Best

Cogito Fit

365 days

7 days

3 days

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

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
4.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic

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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
2.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
4.Has silent alarm
?

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

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic
6.Integrates with social networks
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear S3 Classic

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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Samsung Gear S3 Classic

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