Arrow Smartwatch vs Garmin Descent Mk1

Arrow Smartwatch Garmin Descent Mk1

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesGarmin Descent Mk1 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesGarmin Descent Mk1 tracks heart rate
VO2 Max No YesYou can monitor your VO2 max with Garmin Descent Mk1
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Pace No Yes
Speed Yes Yes
Stairs / Floors No YesGarmin Descent Mk1 counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Garmin Descent Mk1 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert No YesGarmin Descent Mk1 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Glonass No Yes
Navigation Yes YesBoth have GPS navigation on board
Compass No YesGarmin Descent Mk1 has a compass
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 Arrow Smartwatch offers phone-free music
Weather Yes Yes*Weather forecast
Temperature No Yes
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 NoArrow Smartwatch allows you control phone calls
Camera Control Yes YesBoth devices can control your smartphone's camera
Find Phone No YesGarmin Descent Mk1 allows you to locate your phone


Duration2 days19 daysGarmin Descent Mk1 battery life is about 9.5 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery
Wireless Charging Yes No

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP RatingIP6510 ATM
Weightn/a101 grams

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1,39 inches1,2 inches
Screen Resolution 400 x 400 pixels 240 x 240 pixels
Color Display Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes No
Sapphire glass Yes Yes*Scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass


Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac No NoBoth don't compatible MAC OS X devices
Windows Phone No YesGarmin Descent Mk1 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal No NoBoth don't have online web portal option
Social Features Yes NoYou can integrate Arrow Smartwatch with social networks and share information


Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi Yes YesBoth have built-in Wi-Fi wireless connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No YesOnly Garmin Descent Mk1 has ANT+ wireless technology
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