Garmin Forerunner 620 vs Garmin Vivosmart 3

Garmin Forerunner 620 Garmin Vivosmart 3

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$5028
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 tracks your activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have built in heart rate sensor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 counts your steps
Stairs / Floors No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Garmin Vivosmart 3 provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 620 has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Garmin Vivosmart 3 make an alert for you
Caller ID No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 can notify you who is calling
Music Control No YesGarmin Vivosmart 3 allows control smartphone music player
Call Controln/an/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/an/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/an/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration42 days5 daysGarmin Forerunner 620 battery life is about 8.4 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight44 grams21.5 gramsGarmin Vivosmart 3 is 22.5 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenOLED Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Displayn/an/a
Touch Screenn/an/a

Compatibility

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 Vivosmart 3 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature
Web Portal Yes NoGarmin Forerunner 620 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth 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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