80points

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

74points

Jawbone UP3

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Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus vs Jawbone UP3

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

Why is Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus better than Jawbone UP3?

  • Has a display
  • Has notifications
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has GPS
  • Measures pace
  • Has exercise diary
  • 58.8MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    13.5MBvs72.3MB

Why is Jawbone UP3 better than Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus?

  • 2 days longer battery life
    7 daysvs5 days
  • Tracks elevation
  • Has smart alarm
  • Has a stopwatch
  • Tracks calorie intake
  • 0.6g lighter
    29gvs29.6g
  • Compatible with RunKeeper
  • Compatible with IFTTT

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

2.Has a display
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

3.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

10m

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.has a touch screen
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

5.sweat resistant
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

6.weight

29.6g

29g

Best

Goccia

3g

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Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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 HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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 Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

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Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

3.Detects activities
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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 HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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 HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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.Has exercise tagging
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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.

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Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

2.Automatically syncs
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

3.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

Huawei Band 2 Pro

4.2

4.Has Bluetooth
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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 Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

6.Is compatible with iOS
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

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Battery

1.battery life

5 days

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 HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Has silent alarm
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

2.Has notifications
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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 HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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.

4.Has inactivity alerts
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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 HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Has achievements
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Free application
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

2.Has exercise diary
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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)

72.3MB (UP by Jawbone)

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.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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

5.Ad-free
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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.Syncs to the cloud
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Jawbone UP3

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.

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