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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large) review: specs and price

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
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Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

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

  • Battery life
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    365 daysvs22.1 days
  • Width
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    19mmvs23.53mm
  • Thickness
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    9.4mmvs10.63mm
  • Maximum operating temperature
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    60°Cvs45.48°C
  • Pixel density
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    289.4ppivs228.62ppi
  • Lowest potential operating temperature
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    -10°Cvs-9.76°C

Price comparison

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
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.
2.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.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.
5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
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.

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.
2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
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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.
4.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
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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.
5.Has a temperature sensor
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With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
2.Detects activities automatically
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The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
3.Tracks elevation
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It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
4.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.
5.Provides sleep reports
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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.Measures pace
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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.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
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The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
4.Bluetooth version

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.has NFC
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NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
6.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

365 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has wireless charging
Garmin Vivofit 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 solar power battery
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A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Has smart alarm
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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.
2.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.
3.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.
4.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
5.Has inactivity alerts
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The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
6.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

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