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Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)
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Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium) review: specs and price

Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)
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Why is Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium) better than the average?

  • Battery life
    365 daysvs54.92 days
  • Width
    19mmvs26.68mm
  • Thickness
    9.4mmvs10.36mm
  • Maximum operating temperature
    60°Cvs46.88°C
  • Lowest potential operating temperature
    -10°Cvs-9.34°C
  • Pixel density
    289.4ppivs232.11ppi

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

2.Has a display
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

3.weight

25g

Best

Goccia

3g

4.sweat resistant
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

5.has a touch screen
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

6.has branded damage resistant glass
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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 Charge 3

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

2.has an accelerometer
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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.

3.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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)

4.has GPS
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Huawei Band 2 Pro

5.Monitors perspiration
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Microsoft Band (2015)

6.Has a temperature sensor
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

BodyMedia FIT Link Armband

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

2.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

3.Detects activities
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

4.Provides activity reports
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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.

5.Has exercise tagging
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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.

For example

MyKronoz ZeFit4 HR

6.Provides sleep reports
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

2.Automatically syncs
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

3.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Huawei Band 2 Pro

4.2

4.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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 4 (small / medium)

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

6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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 4 (small / medium)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

4.wireless charging
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

5.Has a solar power battery
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

6.has a removable battery
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

2.Has notifications
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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.

3.Has smart alarm
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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 Gear Fit2 Pro

4.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

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

5.Has a stopwatch
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Has achievements
Garmin Vivofit 4 (small / medium)

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

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