Garmin Vivofit vs iFit Active

Garmin Vivofit iFit Active

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$7999
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoGarmin Vivofit has the heart rate monitoring sensor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't have elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly iFit Active 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 No NoBoth don't have built-in GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock No YesiFit Active has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoGarmin Vivofit has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No NoBoth don't have phone notifications
Caller ID No NoBoth don't show caller ID notification
Music Control No YesiFit Active 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

Duration365 days5 daysGarmin Vivofit battery life is about 73.0 times longer
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight25 gramsn/a

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenLED Lights
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 Yes NoGarmin Vivofit compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone No NoBoth don't compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoGarmin Vivofit allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No NoBoth don't have online web portal option
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+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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