Garmin Vivofit 3
Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
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.
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
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.
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
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.
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.
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.
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
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Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Garmin Vivofit 3
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
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.
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
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.
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
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.
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It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
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.