69points
74points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

82points
80points

Samsung Gear Sport

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86 facts in comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Samsung Gear Sport

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Samsung Gear Sport?

  • Has multi-sport mode
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  • 7g lighter
    ?

    43gvs50g
  • 1.2mm shorter
    ?

    43.4mmvs44.6mm
  • Has a temperature sensor
    ?
  • Has live tracking
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  • Can be personalised
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  • Supports routes
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  • Has temperature tracking
    ?

Why is Samsung Gear Sport better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • 2.25x higher resolution
    ?

    360 x 360pxvs240 x 240px
  • Detects activities automatically
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  • 0.1mm thinner
    ?

    11.6mmvs11.7mm
  • 1.5x higher pixel density
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    424ppivs282ppi
  • Has a gyroscope
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  • Has wireless charging
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS ...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel
Amazon logo
$169.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3, GPS Sm...Garmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-in Sports Apps, White/Silver
Amazon logo
$155.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Sm...Garmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-In Sports Apps, Black with Silver Hardware
Amazon logo
$129.00
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 ...GARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass White Stainless steel
Amazon logo
$189.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$129.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 aliexpressFor Garmin 245 Strap Official Button Sil...For Garmin 245 Strap Official Button Silicone Watch Band Sports Strap For Forerunner 245M/645/Vivoactive 3/Venu/Venu SQ Bracelet
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$2.18
Garmin Vivoactive 3 aliexpressCharging Cable for Garmin Vivoactive 3 c...Charging Cable for Garmin Vivoactive 3 charger 4s 935 USB Dock 945 245 Fenix 5S charger 5 5X Plus 6 6S 6X Pro Plug Cover Case
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$0.89
Garmin Vivoactive 3 aliexpressZerobreak Watch Strap For Garmin Venu Vi...Zerobreak Watch Strap For Garmin Venu Vivoactive 3 Silicone Wristband Strap For Garmin Vivoactive 4S 4 With Dustproof Plug
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$0.88
Garmin Vivoactive 3 aliexpress1m USB Fast Charging Data Cable Power Ca...1m USB Fast Charging Data Cable Power Cable Charger Wire For Garmin Fenix 6 6S 6X 5 5S 5X Forerunner 245 Vivoactive 3 4 4S Venu
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$2.28
Garmin Vivoactive 3 aliexpressGarmin Vivoactive 3 4 4S Strap Milanese ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 4 4S Strap Milanese Metal Watch Band For Garmin Accessoires Forerunner 245/645 Vivomove HR Venu Bracelet
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$3.14
Garmin Vivoactive 3 walmartGarmin Vivoactive 3 Music GPS Smartwatch...Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music GPS Smartwatch Black with Silver Hardware (010-01985-01) with 1 Year Extended Warranty
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$219.99

Samsung Gear Sport

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch (Bluetooth...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch (Bluetooth), Black, SM-R600NZKAXAR – US Version with Warranty
Amazon logo
$273.35
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch - Blue (Re...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch - Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$139.97
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM-R600NZKAXAR) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.97
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM-R600NZKAXAR) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.99
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Fit2 Pro (SM-R365), Black, ...Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro (SM-R365), Black, Large, Sports Band Smart Watch (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$149.97
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600) Black, Inte...Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600) Black, International Version, No Warranty
Amazon logo
$169.00
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Galaxy Watch Active (40MM, GPS, ...Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (40MM, GPS, Bluetooth ) Smart Watch with Fitness Tracking, and Sleep Analysis - Black  (US Version)
Amazon logo
$136.72
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2  (44mm, GP...Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2  (44mm, GPS, Bluetooth) Smart Watch with Advanced Health monitoring, Fitness Tracking , and Long lasting Battery, Aqua Black  (US Version)
Amazon logo
$219.00
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Fit2 Pro Smartwatch Fitness...Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro Smartwatch Fitness Band (Small), Liquid Black, SM-R365NZKNXAR – US Version with Warranty
Amazon logo
$227.99
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSAMSUNG GEAR S3 FRONTIER Smartwatch 46MM...SAMSUNG GEAR S3 FRONTIER Smartwatch 46MM (Bluetooth Only) - Dark Grey (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$144.99
Samsung Gear Sport aliexpressNew Strap For Samsung Galaxy Watch Activ...New Strap For Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 40 44mm 3 Gear sport wrist bracelet Replacement watchband 20mm Watch strap band
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$0.99
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$2.10
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$2.13
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$2.60
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$1.23
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$8.00

Cheap alternatives

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.
2.has branded damage-resistant glass
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
3.sweat resistance
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.has a touch screen
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a display
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.Watch band is replaceable
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.
4.has a compass
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
5.Has a barometer
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.
6.has a gyroscope
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
3.Tracks steps taken
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
4.Measures pace
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.Provides activity reports
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.Automatically syncs
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.has NFC
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
Wi-Fi 4 (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.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has wireless charging
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.Locates your phone
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
2.Can be used to answer calls
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
3.Has call control
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
4.Has notifications
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
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.
5.Has silent alarm
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
6.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Miscellaneous

1.Has music playback
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
2.Free app
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
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.
4.Has exercise diary
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
5.Ad-free
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
6.Has voice feedback
Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Samsung Gear Sport (Samsung S Health)
It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

Price comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS ...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel
Amazon logo
$169.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3, GPS Sm...Garmin 010-01769-21 Vivoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-in Sports Apps, White/Silver
Amazon logo
$155.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with ...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch with Built-in Sports Apps - Black/Silver (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Sm...Garmin 010-01769-01 Vivoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-In Sports Apps, Black with Silver Hardware
Amazon logo
$129.00
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 ...GARMIN - Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2" GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass White Stainless steel
Amazon logo
$189.99
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonSmartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS...Smartwatch GARMIN Vivoactive 3 1,2in GPS Waterproof 5 ATM Glonass Black Stainless Steel (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$129.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 aliexpressFor Garmin 245 Strap Official Button Sil...For Garmin 245 Strap Official Button Silicone Watch Band Sports Strap For Forerunner 245M/645/Vivoactive 3/Venu/Venu SQ Bracelet
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$2.18
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$0.89
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$0.88
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$2.28
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$3.14
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$219.99

Samsung Gear Sport

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch (Bluetooth...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch (Bluetooth), Black, SM-R600NZKAXAR – US Version with Warranty
Amazon logo
$273.35
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch - Blue (Re...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch - Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$139.97
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM-R600NZKAXAR) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.97
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM...Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch, Black (SM-R600NZKAXAR) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.99
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Fit2 Pro (SM-R365), Black, ...Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro (SM-R365), Black, Large, Sports Band Smart Watch (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$149.97
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Sport (SM-R600) Black, Inte...Samsung Gear Sport (SM-R600) Black, International Version, No Warranty
Amazon logo
$169.00
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Galaxy Watch Active (40MM, GPS, ...Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (40MM, GPS, Bluetooth ) Smart Watch with Fitness Tracking, and Sleep Analysis - Black  (US Version)
Amazon logo
$136.72
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Galaxy Watch Active 2  (44mm, GP...Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2  (44mm, GPS, Bluetooth) Smart Watch with Advanced Health monitoring, Fitness Tracking , and Long lasting Battery, Aqua Black  (US Version)
Amazon logo
$219.00
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSamsung Gear Fit2 Pro Smartwatch Fitness...Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro Smartwatch Fitness Band (Small), Liquid Black, SM-R365NZKNXAR – US Version with Warranty
Amazon logo
$227.99
Samsung Gear Sport AmazonSAMSUNG GEAR S3 FRONTIER Smartwatch 46MM...SAMSUNG GEAR S3 FRONTIER Smartwatch 46MM (Bluetooth Only) - Dark Grey (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$144.99
Samsung Gear Sport aliexpressNew Strap For Samsung Galaxy Watch Activ...New Strap For Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 40 44mm 3 Gear sport wrist bracelet Replacement watchband 20mm Watch strap band
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$0.99
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$2.10
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$2.13
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$2.60
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$1.23
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$8.00

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