Fossil Sport vs Garmin Fenix 3

Fossil Sport Garmin Fenix 3

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesGarmin Fenix 3 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoFossil Sport has the heart rate monitoring sensor
External HR Monitor No Yes
VO2 Max Yes YesBoth track VO2 Max level
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Pace No Yes
Speed No Yes
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth track elevation, climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Garmin Fenix 3 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 Fenix 3 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Glonass No Yes
Compass No YesGarmin Fenix 3 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 Fossil Sport offers phone-free music
Weather Yes Yes*Weather forecast
Temperature Yes No
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 NoFossil Sport allows you control phone calls
Camera Control No YesGarmin Fenix 3 has a smartphone's remote control function
Find Phone No YesGarmin Fenix 3 allows you to locate your phone


Duration1 days42 daysGarmin Fenix 3 battery life is about 42.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Rating5 ATM10 ATM
Weight36 grams82 gramsFossil Sport is 46.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayAMOLEDLCD Screen
Display Size1.2 inches1.2 inches
Screen Resolution 390 x 390 pixels 218 x 218 pixels
Color Display Yes Yes
Touch Screen Yes 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 YesGarmin Fenix 3 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 Fossil Sport 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 Yes NoOnly Fossil Sport has NFC (Near Field Communication)
ANT+ No YesOnly Garmin Fenix 3 has ANT+ wireless technology
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