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Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large) review: specs and price

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)
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Why is Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large) better than the average?

  • Waterproofing maximum depth
    50mvs32.6m
  • Weight
    21.5gvs22.63g
  • Width of band
    15mmvs16.4mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

2.Has a display
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

21.5g

Best

Goccia

3g

5.has a touch screen
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

6.sweat resistant
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

2.has an accelerometer
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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 Vivosmart 4 (large)

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.

4.has GPS
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

For example

Huawei Band 2 Pro

5.Monitors perspiration
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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 Vivosmart 4 (large)

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 Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

3.Detects activities
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

4.Provides activity reports
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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.Provides sleep reports
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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.

6.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

2.Automatically syncs
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

5.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

6.has NFC
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.wireless charging
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

5.has a removable battery
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

For example

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

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

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

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

2.Has notifications
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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 Vivosmart 4 (large)

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 Vivosmart 4 (large)

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 Vivosmart 4 (large)

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Locates your phone
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (large)

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

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