Apple WatchGarmin Vivoactive
Top 28%290 points
Top 28%
Top 37%251 points
Top 37%
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Top 70%
29 smartwatches
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NaN% of all smartwatchesYes
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Is dustproof and water resistant
312 x 390
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148 x 205
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LG Watch Sport
480 x 480px
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Apple Watch vs Garmin Vivoactive: 53 facts in comparison

1. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
73% have it
77
0

2. Can be used to answer calls

The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
Apple Watch
31% have it
62
0

3. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
77% have it
59
0

4. resolution

4.01x higher resolution.
312 x 390px
LG Watch Sport: 480 x 480px
148 x 205px
52
0

5. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple Watch
44% have it
50
0

6. Counts how many calories you have burnt

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.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
62% have it
47
0

7. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Apple Watch
41% have it
46
0

8. Has a stopwatch

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
Apple Watch
51% have it
46
1

9. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Apple Watch
39% have it
46
0

10. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
65% have it
46
0

11. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
47% have it
44
0

12. Locates your phone

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
63% have it
44
0

13. Has music playback

The device can play mp3 music files.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
31% have it
44
0

14. has voice commands

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Apple Watch
64% have it
43
0

15. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Apple Watch
29% have it
43
0

16. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
24% have it
43
0

17. Watch band is replaceable

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.
Apple Watch
56% have it
43
1

18. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
57% have it
42
0

19. Tracks your sleep

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
21% have it
41
0

20. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier LTE: 4.2
4
41
0

21. Measures pace

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.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
30% have it
40
0

22. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
81% have it
40
0

23. Can be used as a camera remote control

The device can be used to control your smartphone’s camera remotely, allowing you to take shots without being near your phone.
Apple Watch
25% have it
38
1

24. Has an alarm clock

It includes an alarm clock which you can set in order to wake you up or to act as a reminder.
Apple Watch
82% have it
37
2

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
72% have it
37
0

26. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Apple Watch
51% have it
37
0

27. 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.
Apple Watch
74% have it
36
1

28. 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.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
17% have it
34
0

29. Has a route tracker

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.
Apple Watch
19% have it
34
1

30. Has sapphire glass display

Sapphire crystal glass is an extremely durable material, which is surpassed only by diamond in terms of hardness. A sapphire crystal display is stronger and more scratch resistant than toughened glass such as Corning Gorilla Glass.
Apple Watch
16% have it
34
0

31. Tracks elevation

It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
Apple Watch
29% have it
33
1

32. 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 from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
87% have it
33
0

33. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
84% have it
31
0

34. 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.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
31
0

35. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Apple Watch
Garmin Vivoactive
86% have it
31
0

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