Apple Watch Series 3 vs Garmin Vivoactive 3

Apple Watch Series 3 Garmin Vivoactive 3

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$11699
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesGarmin Vivoactive 3 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have heart rate tracking
VO2 Max No YesYou can monitor your VO2 max with Garmin Vivoactive 3
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Pace Yes Yes
Speed Yes Yes
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth track elevation, climbing stairs or floors
Stress No YesGarmin Vivoactive 3 provides all-day stress level tracking
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach Yes NoApple Watch Series 3 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert No YesGarmin Vivoactive 3 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Glonass No Yes
Navigation Yes NoApple Watch Series 3 has onboard GPS navigation
Compass Yes YesBoth have a compass on board
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playback Yes NoOnly Apple Watch Series 3 offers phone-free music
Weather Yes Yes*Weather forecast
Temperature Yes Yes
Voice commands Yes No
ReportsActivityActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control Yes YesBoth allow control smartphone music player
Call Control Yes YesBoth allow control phone calls
Camera Control Yes NoApple Watch Series 3 has a smartphone's remote control function
Find Phone Yes YesBoth can help find your smartphone

Battery

Duration1 days7 daysGarmin Vivoactive 3 battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery
Wireless Charging Yes No

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Rating5 ATM5 ATM
Weight53 grams43 gramsGarmin Vivoactive 3 is 10.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1.65 inches1,2 inches
Screen Resolution 312 x 390 pixels 240 x 240 pixels
Color Display Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Sapphire glass Yes No*Scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass
Gorilla glass No Yes*Specialized toughened glass: thin, light and damage-resistant

Compatibility

Android No YesGarmin Vivoactive 3 is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoApple Watch Series 3 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal No YesGarmin Vivoactive 3 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Yes YesBoth have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi Yes NoSelect Apple Watch Series 3 if you need a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
NFC Yes NoOnly Apple Watch Series 3 has NFC (Near Field Communication)
ANT+ No YesOnly Garmin Vivoactive 3 has ANT+ wireless technology
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