Garmin Vivoactive 3
Samsung Galaxy Watch
106 facts in comparison
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
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
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.
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise. Show more
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
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.
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software. Show more
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.
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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
It tracks how far you travel.
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
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.
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.
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.
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality. Show more
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more
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.
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more
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.
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.