Garmin Vivosmart

30 Reasons why Garmin Vivosmart is better

than the average

1.Has an alarm clock
Yesvs No (64% don't have it)
It includes an alarm clock which you can set in order to wake you up or to act as a reminder.
2.Has silent alarm
Yesvs No (61% don't have it)
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
3.Has notifications
Yesvs No (68% don't have it)
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.
4.Has a battery level indicator
Yesvs No (77% don't have it)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.Has exercise tagging
Yesvs No (59% don't have it)
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.
6.Has achievements
Yesvs No (54% don't have it)
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
7.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (77% don't have it)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.Compatible with MyFitnessPal
Yesvs No (73% don't have it)
MyFitnessPal is a popular app designed to help you lose weight. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two apps.
9.Has inactivity alerts
Yesvs No (71% don't have it)
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
10.Measurably more water resistance
50mvs 30m (the average)
vs 100m (best: Runtastic Moment Fun)
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.
19gvs 37g (the average)
vs 3g (best: Goccia)
12.Newer Bluetooth version
4vs 4 (the average)
vs 4.1 (best: Misfit Ray)
13.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Yesvs No (76% don't have it)
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
14.Locates your phone
Yesvs No (93% don't have it)
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
15.Is compatible with Windows
Yesvs No (68% don't have it)
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
16.Includes access to online portal
Yesvs No (54% don't have it)
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.
17.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Yesvs No (70% don't have it)
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
18.Turn off Bluetooth
You can turn off Bluetooth communication on the device which eliminates radiation from it while you are sleeping, for example. This was the major reason for me to prefer VivoSmart over another tracker.
19.Water resistant 5ATM
This has a water resistance raiting of 5ATM. You can wear it in the shower, swimming, in a hot tub, etc. Samsung Gearfit is only water resistent to 1 meter and is basically just sweat proof.
20.Glassless Screen
This has NO glass screen to break or scratch and is very shock resistent.
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Yesvs No (the average)
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