Garmin Vivoactive 3 In-Depth Review

Garmin Vivoactive 3 In-Depth Review

Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a fitness tracking smartwatch that is designed with cutting edge technology to live an active life. From runner to swimmer to golfer, it covers all the types of users. When it comes to fitness tracking, no other watch can beat Garmin Vivoactive 3. With more innovative and avant-garde features, this Garmin watch is competing with other well-known brands such as Apple and Fitbit. With so much to offer, there are some drawbacks too. For an in-depth review of Garmin Vivoactive 3, go through the given article. 

What’s Inside the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Box?

On purchasing a Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch, you will get the following things inside the box:

  • Smartwatch
  • Charging cable
  • Warranty Card 
  • User Manual

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Basics

To know more about the watch you must have knowledge of the basics of the watch. Garmin has designed this watch with a Transflective touch screen LCD display. Its circular Flat dial makes this watch more comfortable and attractive. For better display, it has 240×240 pixels resolution. Vivoactive 3 is compatible with both iOS and Android devices. It has up to 7 days of battery life which is quite good for a smartwatch. As compared to other watches, Vivoactive 3 is just 43 g of weight. The lightweight of the watch makes it easier for the users to wear it for a long time. Its polycarbonate body and silicon straps material makes this watch more durable. With so much to offer, this watch lacks in USB connectivity. Its connectivity is limited to Bluetooth. 

Features that Makes Garmin Vivoactive 3 a Must to Buy Product

➣ Unbeatable Fitness Tracking:

It has a Heart-rate sensor, Heart rate vulnerability tracker to track stress level, pre-loaded indoor sports app for keeping you fit, animated workouts, and more. 

➣ Easy Payment Method:

Vivoactive 3 is the first watch to feature the Garmin Pay application. This provides an easy to pay interface that enables you to make the payments for your purchases through your smartwatch.

➣ Customize, as per your preference:

This Garmin watch offers you the access to the Connect IQ store from where you can customize your watch as per your preference. From the store, you can download various applications, workouts, songs, and much more. Along with that, you can also design the watch face with your photo or your desired wallpaper. 

➣ Stay tuned to Notifications:

Unlike analog watches, this Garmin Watches offers you to stay connected with all the notifications, emails, social media updates, etc. right from your wrist. You can see all the mobile notifications and can also revert back to the text messages you are receiving. 

➣ Other Features: 

There are several other features that this watch provides. Following is the list of the features:

  • Data Syncing to Garmin Connect
  • Live Track
  • Reliable GPS 
  • Goal Settings
  • Creating Reminders
➣ Areas Where Garmin Vivoactive 3 Needs Improvements

No product is perfect. There are some drawbacks in each and every product. If we look at yhis, it provides its users with lots of unbeatable features. However, there are some areas where this watch needs improvement. 

➣ App Store:

The app store of Garmin smartwatches, Garmin Connect IQ, has more than 1,600 applications. However, these applications are related all to Fitness. To make this smartwatch more versatile, Garmin must add some other mostly used smartphone applications that are not related to fitness or workout. 

➣ Music System:

Garmin Vivoactive 3 allows the users to enjoy the music on their Garmin Smartwatches. For this, you must have access to your smartphone. Without that, you can not play music on your Vivoactive 3. To make it more flexible, Garmin should add a feature to play music even without a mobile device.