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76points

Garmin Vivoactive 3

85points

Garmin Vivoactive 4S

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Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
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Garmin Vivoactive 3
85
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Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 3 better than Garmin Vivoactive 4S?

  • 21.2% higher resolution
    ?

    240 x 240pxvs218 x 218px
  • 9.09% bigger screen size
    ?

    1.2"vs1.1"
  • Automatically syncs
    ?
  • 0.71% higher pixel density
    282ppivs280ppi
  • 1mm thinner
    11.7mmvs12.7mm
  • Has a route tracker
    ?
  • 8h longer battery life - GPS
    ?

    13hvs5h
  • Has social features
    ?

Why is Garmin Vivoactive 4S better than Garmin Vivoactive 3?

  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Detects activities automatically
    ?
  • Monitors blood oxygenation levels
    ?
  • Has a gyroscope
    ?
  • 3g lighter
    40gvs43g
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • 3.4mm shorter
    40mmvs43.4mm
  • 3.4mm narrower
    40mmvs43.4mm

Price comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay, Schwarz-Silber
Amazon logo
€159.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin GPS-Smartwatch vívoactive 3
Amazon logo
€270.50
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin GPS-Smartwatch vívoactive 3
Amazon logo
€245.48
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay
Amazon logo
€169.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwat...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwatch, Weiß/Rosegold, M
Amazon logo
€229.00
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay, Gunmetal
Amazon logo
€189.95

Garmin Vivoactive 4S

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívoactive 4S – schlanke, wasserd...Garmin vívoactive 4S – schlanke, wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen. Für schmale Handgelenke, 20 Sport-Apps, 7 Tage Akkulaufzeit, kontaktlos Bezahlen, Musik
Amazon logo
€259.99
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdic...Garmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen, Silber/Grau + BT Headset
Amazon logo
€279.95
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-S...Garmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit AMOLED Display, Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen. 20 Sport-Apps, Herzfrequenzmessung, 5 Tage Akkulaufzeit, kontaktloses Bezahlen, Musikplayer
Amazon logo
€309.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívomove 3S – schlanke, stilvolle...Garmin vívomove 3S – schlanke, stilvolle Hybrid-Smartwatch mit analogen Zeigern & OLED-Display für schmale Handgelenke, Sport-Apps & Fitness-/Gesundheitsdaten, wasserdicht, 5 Tage Akkulaufzeit
Amazon logo
€229.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay
Amazon logo
€169.95
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdic...Garmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen, Schwarz/Black + BT Headset
Amazon logo
€299.95
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Unisex – Erwachsene vívoactive 4S...Garmin Unisex – Erwachsene vívoactive 4S GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch, Staub Rose/Light Gold, S 010-02172-32
Amazon logo
€289.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 Music GPS-Fitness-Sm...Garmin vívoactive 3 Music GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch – Musikplayer, Garmin Pay, vorinstallierte Sport-Apps
Amazon logo
€224.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-S...Garmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit AMOLED Display, Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen. 20 Sport-Apps, Herzfrequenzmessung, 5 Tage Akkulaufzeit, kontaktloses Bezahlen, Musikplayer
Amazon logo
€315.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwat...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwatch, Weiß/Rosegold, M
Amazon logo
€229.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooGarmin Vivoactive 4s Vit
kelkoo logo
kr3,295.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooUnbranded Garmin vivoactive 4s lte stilr...Unbranded Garmin vivoactive 4s lte stilren sportarmband runnr®
kelkoo logo
kr148.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooGarmin Vivoactive 4s Svart
kelkoo logo
kr3,295.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooGarmin Vivoactive 4s Grå
kelkoo logo
kr3,295.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooUnbranded Sport armband garmin vivoactiv...Unbranded Sport armband garmin vivoactive 4s - ljusblå
kelkoo logo
kr199.00

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
2.has branded damage-resistant glass
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Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
5.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
6.Watch band is replaceable
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The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Sensors

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

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
3.has an accelerometer
?

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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
4.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software. Show more

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
5.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
?

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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
6.Has a barometer
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This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy. Show more

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
2.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
3.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
4.Measures pace
?

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
?

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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
6.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality. Show more

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Connectivity

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

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
3.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
4.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Battery

1.battery life
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With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

Best

Fossil Nate

365 days

7 days

7 days

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
4.battery life with GPS on
?

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Amazfit Stratos 3

70h

13h

5h

5.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Watch Golf Edition

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
6.Has a solar power battery
?

A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Watch Golf Edition

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Features

1.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
2.Has vibrating alerts
?

Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
3.Locates your phone
?

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

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
4.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
5.Has call control
?

The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S
6.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S

Miscellaneous

1.Syncs to the cloud
?

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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
2.Has exercise diary
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It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
3.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.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
4.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

Garmin Vivoactive 3
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
5.Has music playback
?

You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)
6.Tracks BMI
?

BMI (body mass index) is a measurement of body shape determined by the person’s height and weight. Being able to track your BMI is useful as you can track your progress in achieving the ideal weight for your height.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 (Garmin Connect Mobile)
Garmin Vivoactive 4S (Garmin Connect Mobile)

Price comparison

Garmin Vivoactive 3

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay, Schwarz-Silber
Amazon logo
€159.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin GPS-Smartwatch vívoactive 3
Amazon logo
€270.50
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin GPS-Smartwatch vívoactive 3
Amazon logo
€245.48
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay
Amazon logo
€169.95
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwat...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwatch, Weiß/Rosegold, M
Amazon logo
€229.00
Garmin Vivoactive 3 AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay, Gunmetal
Amazon logo
€189.95

Garmin Vivoactive 4S

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívoactive 4S – schlanke, wasserd...Garmin vívoactive 4S – schlanke, wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen. Für schmale Handgelenke, 20 Sport-Apps, 7 Tage Akkulaufzeit, kontaktlos Bezahlen, Musik
Amazon logo
€259.99
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdic...Garmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen, Silber/Grau + BT Headset
Amazon logo
€279.95
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-S...Garmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit AMOLED Display, Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen. 20 Sport-Apps, Herzfrequenzmessung, 5 Tage Akkulaufzeit, kontaktloses Bezahlen, Musikplayer
Amazon logo
€309.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívomove 3S – schlanke, stilvolle...Garmin vívomove 3S – schlanke, stilvolle Hybrid-Smartwatch mit analogen Zeigern & OLED-Display für schmale Handgelenke, Sport-Apps & Fitness-/Gesundheitsdaten, wasserdicht, 5 Tage Akkulaufzeit
Amazon logo
€229.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwat...Garmin vívoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch - vorinstallierte Sport-Apps, kontaktloses Bezahlen mit Garmin Pay
Amazon logo
€169.95
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdic...Garmin Vivoactive 4S schlanke, wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen, Schwarz/Black + BT Headset
Amazon logo
€299.95
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Unisex – Erwachsene vívoactive 4S...Garmin Unisex – Erwachsene vívoactive 4S GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch, Staub Rose/Light Gold, S 010-02172-32
Amazon logo
€289.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin vívoactive 3 Music GPS-Fitness-Sm...Garmin vívoactive 3 Music GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch – Musikplayer, Garmin Pay, vorinstallierte Sport-Apps
Amazon logo
€224.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-S...Garmin venu – wasserdichte GPS-Fitness-Smartwatch mit AMOLED Display, Trainingsplänen & animierten Übungen. 20 Sport-Apps, Herzfrequenzmessung, 5 Tage Akkulaufzeit, kontaktloses Bezahlen, Musikplayer
Amazon logo
€315.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S AmazonGarmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwat...Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS-Fitness-smartwatch, Weiß/Rosegold, M
Amazon logo
€229.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooGarmin Vivoactive 4s Vit
kelkoo logo
kr3,295.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooUnbranded Garmin vivoactive 4s lte stilr...Unbranded Garmin vivoactive 4s lte stilren sportarmband runnr®
kelkoo logo
kr148.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooGarmin Vivoactive 4s Svart
kelkoo logo
kr3,295.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooGarmin Vivoactive 4s Grå
kelkoo logo
kr3,295.00
Garmin Vivoactive 4S kelkooUnbranded Sport armband garmin vivoactiv...Unbranded Sport armband garmin vivoactive 4s - ljusblå
kelkoo logo
kr199.00

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