13points

Garmin Vivoki

83points

Microsoft Band (2015)

Garmin Vivoki
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Garmin Vivoki vs Microsoft Band (2015)

Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)
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83
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Why is Garmin Vivoki better than Microsoft Band (2015)?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has built-in clip

Why is Microsoft Band (2015) better than Garmin Vivoki?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Has silent alarm
  • Has notifications
  • Tracks your sleep
  • Automatically syncs
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a touch screen
  • Provides sleep reports

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

2.Has a display
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

3.sweat resistant
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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

4.has a touch screen
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

5.has branded damage resistant glass
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

6.Has built-in clip
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

2.has an accelerometer
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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.has GPS
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

4.Monitors perspiration
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

5.Has a barometer
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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.

6.has a gyroscope
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

2.Provides activity reports
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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.

3.Provides sleep reports
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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.

4.Tracks distance
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

It tracks how far you travel.

5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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.

6.Tracks steps taken
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

2.Automatically syncs
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

4.Is compatible with Android
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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

5.Is compatible with iOS
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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

6.Compatible with RunKeeper
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Microsoft Band (2015)

RunKeeper is a popular app designed to help you track your fitness activities such as jogging. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two services.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

2.Has notifications
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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 a stopwatch
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

4.Has achievements
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

5.Integrates with social networks
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

6.Includes access to online portal
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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 Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

2.Has exercise diary
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

3.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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.

4.Ad-free
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Microsoft Band (2015)

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 Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

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

6.Has coaching
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band (2015)

The app can determine the best way for you to progress in your exercise, and offers coaching advice.

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