Fossil Q Motion vs Garmin Vivofit 4

Fossil Q Motion Garmin Vivofit 4

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth track sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't track heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't have elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Garmin Vivofit 4 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/a YesGarmin Vivofit 4 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No NoBoth don't have built-in GPS support
Compassn/a NoBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock No YesOnly Garmin Vivofit 4 has a watch
Alarm Clock No YesGarmin Vivofit 4 has a alarm clock
Reminders No YesGarmin Vivofit 4 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No YesGarmin Vivofit 4 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/a NoBoth don't have music playback
Weather No Yes*Weather forecast
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Fossil Q Motion make an alert for you
Caller ID No NoBoth don't show caller ID notification
Music Control Yes NoFossil Q Motion allows control smartphone music player
Call Controln/a NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/a NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/a YesGarmin Vivofit 4 allows you to locate your phone


Duration180 days365 daysGarmin Vivofit 4 battery life is about 2.0 times longer
Battery Typen/aReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes No
IP Ratingn/a5 ATM
Weight29 grams25 gramsGarmin Vivofit 4 is 4.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLED LightsLCD Screen
Display Sizen/a0.43 x 0.43 inches
Screen Resolution n/a 88 x 88 pixels
Color Displayn/a Yes
Touch Screenn/a No


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 NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal No YesGarmin Vivofit 4 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Featuresn/a NoBoth don't have social features


Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No YesOnly Garmin Vivofit 4 has ANT+ wireless technology
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