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Garmin Vivosmart

Garmin Vivosmart
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Garmin Vivosmart review: specs and price

Garmin Vivosmart
Garmin Vivosmart
72
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Why is Garmin Vivosmart better than the average?

  • Waterproofing maximum depth
    50mvs32.6m
  • Weight
    19gvs22.63g
  • smaller app size (iOS app)
    13.5MBvs32.28MB
  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4vs3.89
  • more languages supported
    26vs11.27

Top specs and features

Design

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

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

3.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

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.

Best

Runtastic Moment Elite

100m

4.weight

19g

Best

Goccia

3g

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

6.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Sensors

1.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.

Activity tracking

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

2.Provides activity reports
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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.Has exercise tagging
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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.

4.Provides sleep reports
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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.

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

Connectivity

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

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

3.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Huawei Band 2 Pro

4.2

4.Has Bluetooth
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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.

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

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

Battery

1.battery life

7 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
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

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

2.Has notifications
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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 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.

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

5.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

6.Has social features
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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.

Miscellaneous

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

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

3. smaller app size (iOS app)

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.

Best

Bowflex Boost

3.4MB

4.Syncs to the cloud
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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.

5.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

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

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