69points

Garmin Vivofit 3

53points

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

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Garmin Vivofit 3 vs Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
69
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Garmin Vivofit 3
53
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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

Why is Garmin Vivofit 3 better than Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
    ?
  • Detects activities
    ?
  • Automatically syncs
    ?
  • Syncs wirelessly
    ?
  • Has exercise tagging
    ?
  • Measures pace
    ?
  • Free app
    ?
  • Has exercise diary
    ?

Why is Garmin Vivofit 4 (large) better than Garmin Vivofit 3?

  • Has notifications
    ?
  • Has achievements
    ?
  • Compatible with MyFitnessPal
    ?
  • Compatible with RunKeeper
    ?
  • Locates your phone
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • Supports ANT+
    ?
  • Screen is always on
    ?

Design

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

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
2.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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4.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.

For example

Fitbit Versa Lite

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5.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

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6.Has built-in clip
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You can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.

For example

Huawei Band 2 Pro

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Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
?

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

Garmin Vivofit 3
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2.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.

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
3.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
?

Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
4.has GPS
?

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Huawei Band 3e

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5.Monitors perspiration
?

The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.

For example

Microsoft Band (2015)

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6.Has a temperature sensor
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With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.

For example

BodyMedia FIT Link Armband

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
?

It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.

For example

Huawei Band 3 Pro

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2.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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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
3.Provides activity reports
?

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.Detects activities
?

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

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
5.Provides sleep reports
?

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.

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
6.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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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
?

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

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
2.Automatically syncs
?

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

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
3.Has Bluetooth
?

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

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
4.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

5

4

4

5.Is compatible with Android
?

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

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
6.Is compatible with iOS
?

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

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

Battery

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

Best

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

365 days

365 days

365 days

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

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4.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
5.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
6.Alerts you to low phone battery
?

When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.

For example

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

Features

1.Has silent alarm
?

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

For example

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
2.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.

Garmin Vivofit 3
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
3.Has smart alarm
?

It determines when you are in a light state of sleep and wakes you up within a set period of time before your alarm. This can allow you to wake up feeling fresher and more alert.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Fit

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

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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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6.Free app
?

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

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