64points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

88points

Samsung Gear Sport

Garmin Vivoactive 3
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76 facts in comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Samsung Gear Sport

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
64
points
Garmin Vivoactive 3
88
points
Samsung Gear Sport

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Samsung Gear Sport?

  • Watch band is replaceable
    ?
  • 7g lighter
    43gvs50g
  • Has multi-sport mode
    ?
  • 1.2mm shorter
    43.4mmvs44.6mm
  • Has stroke recognition
    ?
  • Has social features
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  • Includes access to online portal
    ?
  • Supports ANT+
    ?

Why is Samsung Gear Sport better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • 2.25x higher resolution
    360 x 360pxvs240 x 240px
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 1.5x higher pixel density
    424ppivs282ppi
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • 0.1mm thinner
    11.6mmvs11.7mm
  • Always-On Display
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  • Has wireless charging
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  • Integrates with social networks
    ?

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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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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.resolution
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480 x 480px

240 x 240px

360 x 360px

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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Samsung Gear Sport
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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Samsung Gear Sport
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.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

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Samsung Gear Sport
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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Samsung Gear Sport
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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Samsung Gear Sport
2.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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Samsung Gear Sport
3.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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Samsung Gear Sport
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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Samsung Gear Sport
5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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Samsung Gear Sport
6.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi 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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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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Samsung Gear Sport
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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Samsung Gear Sport
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.

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Samsung Gear Sport

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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Samsung Gear Sport
2.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 Gear Sport
3.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 Gear Sport
4.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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Samsung Gear Sport
5.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 Gear Sport
6.Integrates with social networks
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

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Samsung Gear Sport

Miscellaneous

1.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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Samsung Gear Sport
2.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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Samsung Gear Sport
3.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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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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Samsung Gear Sport
5.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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Samsung Gear Sport
6.Has voice feedback
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It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

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