Garmin Vivoactive 3 Specs
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Garmin Vivoactive 3 Specifications, Features and Price

$249.99 $129.76

  • Release date:: August, 2017
  • Display:: 1.2 inches, Transflective (MIP) LCD, Touchscreen
  • Body:: Silicon, Stainless steel
  • Battery Life:: 7 days+
  • Compatibility:: Android 5-0+ and iOS 11.0+

EDITOR’S RATING

Design:3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
Battery:4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Fitness tracking:4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)
Features:3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)
Price:3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)
Average:3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)

Last updated on July 1, 2020 8:45 pm
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Description

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Full Specifications, Features and Price – Garmin’s Vivoactive 3 is a fine-looking fitness-focused smartwatch with lots of features and a long battery life that keeps you going for days. The Vivoactive 3 is a sturdy device, and going by the Garmin’s standard, its rugged and quite stylish which leaves it with a decent appearance.

The Vivoactive 3 is available in three editions, the Vivoactive 3, Vivoactive 3 Music and Vivoactive 3 LTE. The last two have onboard music storage which isn’t present on the standard Vivoactive 3 edition. The LTE edition has support for cellular connectivity up to 4G powered by Verizon. Off course, the more features means that the Vivoactive 3 music and LTE edition are a bit more expensive than the Vivoactive 3 with the LTE edition being the most expensive.

Each edition of the Vivoactive 3 is well equipped to track your active life and also can improve your productive life with the innovative technologies built in. The Vivoactive 3 is a GPS fitness-focused smartwatch with lots of activity tracking features built-in, including 15 preloaded sport activities that can help improve your fitness goals significantly.

The Vivoactive 3 is moderately sized, having a very stylish design that sets it apart as a perfect companion for any occasion. It’ll look nicer on women and those with smaller wrist considering somewhat small case size.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Features

  • 1.2 inches transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP) display, bright and easy to read outdoors, and touchscreen.
  • 15 Preloaded sport modes.
  • Up to 7 days long battery life in smartwatch mode.
  • Clock features: Time/date, GPS time sync, auto daylight saving, alarm, timer and stopwatch.
  • Download watch faces, widgets, data fields and apps from the Garmin Connect IQ Store.
  • Calls reject/text response with preset texts (Android only).
  • Find my phone, watch, control music on smartphone and remote camera control.
  • Keeps you connected to all that matters to you, so you never get to miss important updates.
  • Rated 5ATM (swim-proof).
  • 20mm interchangeable straps with quick release feature.
  • Compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
  • Sync data from watch to the Garmin Connect community – a thriving community of fitness enthusiasts where you can connect and share.
  • Garmin Vivoactive 3 Activity Tracking Features
  • Safety and tracking features include, LiveTrack that lets you invite others to join in your training goals.
  • Activity tracking features includes, steps counter, sleep monitoring, calories, floors climbed, distance, intensity minutes, fitness age and all day stress tracking.
  • Gym and fitness equipments includes, cardio and strength workout, automatic rep counting and available gym profiles which includes strength, cardio, elliptical, rowing, stair stepping, and yoga.
  • Training, planning and analysis features includes, downloadable training plans, VO2 max, activity history on watch, GPS speed and distance, create custom activity profiles and advanced workouts.
  • Heart rate tracking features includes, HR zones, HR alerts, HR calories, % HR max and HR broadcast data to paired device.
  • Running features includes, GPS-based distance, time and pace, run workouts, foot pod capable, and available run profiles such as running, indoor track running and treadmill running.
  • Golfing features includes, Garmin auto shot, pin pointer, digital scorecard, yardage and round timer.
  • Outdoor recreational features includes, back to start, total decent/ascent and available outdoor recreational profiles such as skiing, snowboarding, XC skiing, stand up paddle boarding and rowing.
  • Cycling features includes, time/distance alerts, compatible with varia, speed and cadence sensor support and available cycling profiles such as biking and indoor biking.
  • Swim tracking features includes,pool swim metrics, stroke type detection, basic rest timer, time/distance alerts and pool swimming as available swim profile.
  • Log and track cycles with the Garmin menstrual cycle tracking feature that can help you detect physical and emotional symptoms.

Pros

  • Lightweight, rugged and sturdy design.
  • Long battery life
  • A comprehensive fitness tracker.
  • Swim-proof.

Cons

  • Lacks onboard music storage.
  • Lacks microphone and loudspeaker.

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Garmin Vivoactive 3 Review

Additional information

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Device type

Fitness/Sport smartwatch

Gender

Women

Release date

August, 2017

Predecessor

Garmin Vivoactive

Successor

Garmin Vivoactive 4

Versions

Vivoactive 3, Vivoactive 3 Music, Vivoactive 3 Music (LTE)

BODY

BODY

Dimension

43.4 x 43.4 x 11.7 mm

Weight

43 grams

Shape

Circular

Case material

Fiber-reinforced polymer, Stainless steel

Strap material

Silicone

Bezel material

Stainless steel

Strap size

20 mm

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Water resistance

Yes, 5ATM

Durability test

Swim-proof

Yes, recommended

Color

Black, Rose-gold, White

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.2 inches

Display type

LCD, Memory-in-pixel (MIP), transflective

Display resolution

240 x 240 px

Pixel density

Always on

Yes

Custom watch face

Yes

Input type

1 Physical button, Touchscreen

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth

ANT+, Bluetooth v4.0

Bluetooth calling

No

GPS

Galileo, GLONASS, GPS

NFC

Yes

Wi-Fi

No

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

ROM

Memory card slot

No

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Technology

None

SIM type

None

Band

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Yes

Calls alert

Yes

Email alert

Yes

Event reminder

Yes

Third-party apps alert

Yes

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

No

Bluetooth music

No

Music streaming

No

Loudspeaker

No

Microphone

No

Camera

No

Radio

No

SENSORS

SENSORS

Accelerometer

Yes

Altimeter

Yes

Ambient light

Yes

Barometer

Yes

Compass

Yes

ECG

No

Gyroscope

HRM

Yes

Pulse oximeter

No

Thermometer

Yes

Other sensors

ACTIVITY TRACKING

ACTIVITY TRACKING

Blood oxygen

Blood Pressure

No

Calories

Yes

Distance

Yes

ECG tracking

No

Fitness Level

Yes

Heart rate monitoring

Yes

Sleep tracking

Yes

Steps

Yes

Floors climbed

Yes

Stress

Yes

Incidental fall detection

No

Menstrual cycle

Yes

VO2 Max

Yes

Swim-tracking

Yes

Swim-heart tracking

No

On-screen workout

No

Sport modes

15

BATTERY

BATTERY

Battery type

non-removable Lithium-polymer

Battery capacity

Battery life

GPS mode: up to 13hrs, Smartwatch mode: 7 days

Charging type

Charging dock

Charging time

1-2 hours

Solar power

No

PLATFORM

PLATFORM

Chipset

CPU

GPU

Operating system

Proprietary OS

MISC

MISC

Companion app

Garmin Connect

Compatibility

Android 5.0+, iOS 11.0+

Payment system

Garmin Pay

Interchangeable strap

20mm, Yes

Voice command

No

Find my phone

Yes

Box content

Charger, Garmin Vivoactive 3, Manual, Straps

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