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Garmin Vivofit 3

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Garmin Vivofit 3 review: specs and price

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 3
72
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Why is Garmin Vivofit 3 better than the average?

  • Battery life
    365 daysvs54.92 days
  • Waterproofing maximum depth
    50mvs32.6m
  • Battery power
    260mAhvs129.47mAh
  • smaller app size (iOS app)
    13.5MBvs32.28MB
  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4vs3.89
  • more languages supported
    26vs11.27

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Vivofit 3

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Has a display
Garmin Vivofit 3

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

3.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Runtastic Moment Elite

100m

4.sweat resistant
Garmin Vivofit 3

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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.

2.has an accelerometer
Garmin Vivofit 3

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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Vivofit 3

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

2.Detects activities
Garmin Vivofit 3

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.

3.Provides activity reports
Garmin Vivofit 3

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.

4.Has exercise tagging
Garmin Vivofit 3

After exercising, you can add details of your workout eg. jogging, swimming, cycling. This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burnt.

5.Provides sleep reports
Garmin Vivofit 3

Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.

6.Tracks steps taken
Garmin Vivofit 3

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Vivofit 3

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

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

3.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Huawei Band 2 Pro

4.2

4.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Vivofit 3

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

5.Is compatible with Android
Garmin Vivofit 3

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Vivofit 3

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

365 days

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

Best

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

365 days

2.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Vivofit 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.battery power

260mAh

Best

Garmin Vivofit 3

260mAh

Features

1.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Vivofit 3

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

2.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Vivofit 3

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

3.Has social features
Garmin Vivofit 3

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

4.Integrates with social networks
Garmin Vivofit 3

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

5.Includes access to online portal
Garmin Vivofit 3

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

Miscellaneous

1.Free application
Garmin Vivofit 3

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

2.Has exercise diary
Garmin Vivofit 3

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

3. smaller app size (iOS app)

13.5MB (Garmin Connect Mobile)

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

Bowflex Boost

3.4MB

4.Ad-free
Garmin Vivofit 3

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

5.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Garmin Vivofit 3

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

6.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Vivofit 3

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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