Garmin Fenix 2 vs Garmin Vivofit 2

Garmin Fenix 2 Garmin Vivofit 2

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$16999
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep No YesGarmin Vivofit 2 tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesGarmin Vivofit 2 has the heart rate monitoring sensor
External HR Monitor Yes No
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps No YesGarmin Vivofit 2 counts your steps
Pace Yes No
Speed Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Garmin Fenix 2 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has GPS support
Navigation Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has onboard GPS navigation
Compass Yesn/aGarmin Fenix 2 has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback
Weather Yes No*Weather forecast
Temperature Yes No
ReportsActivityActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Garmin Fenix 2 make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 can notify you who is calling
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration35 days365 daysGarmin Vivofit 2 battery life is about 10.4 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight85 grams25.5 gramsGarmin Vivofit 2 is 59.5 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1.20 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution 70 x 70 pixels n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Non/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes YesBoth compatible MAC OS X laptops and PCs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes YesBoth can help find your smartphone
Web Portal Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Non/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Garmin Fenix 2 has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ Yes YesBoth provide ANT+ wireless technology
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