Garmin Fenix 2 vs Garmin Vivofit 3

Garmin Fenix 2 Garmin Vivofit 3

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$5098
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No YesGarmin Vivofit 3 monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't monitor heart rate
External HR Monitor Yes No
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps No YesGarmin Vivofit 3 counts your steps
Pace Yes No
Speed Yes No
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth count your climbing stairs or floors
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 No YesGarmin Vivofit 3 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has GPS support
Navigation Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has onboard GPS navigation
Compass Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth 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 No NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Control No NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration35 days365 daysGarmin Vivofit 3 battery life is about 10.4 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Rating5 ATM5 ATM
Weight85 grams26 gramsGarmin Vivofit 3 is 59.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLCD Screen
Display Size1.20 inches0,39 х 0,39 inches
Screen Resolution 70 x 70 pixels 64 x 64 pixels
Color Display No No
Touch Screen No No

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No YesGarmin Vivofit 3 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoGarmin Fenix 2 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Features No NoBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

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+ Yes YesBoth provide ANT+ wireless technology
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