Garmin gave a new dimension to the fitness trackers industry by introducing its GPS-enabled smartwatch the Garmin vivoactive, which is sure to appeal to the individuals who take their fitness activities seriously. Aswell as activity tracking the device has smartwatch features such as vibration alerts and smart notifications, which allow you to stay connected with your social networks.
Design and Display
Even though Garmin vivoactive is a GPS-enabled smartwatch, it weighs only 18g without the wristband and 38g with bands. It is available in two different colours, black and white. Compared to other GPS sport watches on the market, Garmin Vivoactive is elegant and attractive. The device has a coloured touchscreen with a button either side of the watch face. The right button is used to access various exciting features on the watch such as fitness tracking and smart notifications, and the left button is for backlighting and power. The screen has a resolution of 205 X 148 pixels. The touchscreen display shows activity data and notifications.
Performance and Battery
Garmin Vivoactive outclasses other GPS-enabled smartwatches on the battery front. It has a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that lasts for three weeks on normal use and for 10 hours with the GPS running. The device has a waterproof rating of 5 ATM, which means that it can withstand submersion to a depth of 50 meters which is excellent. With the Garmin Connect app, you can easily setup the device and start tracking your fitness activities. The app asks for some personal data such as weight, height, gender, and age, and sets activity and sleep goals for the user. It tracks your activity and calorie intake, and automatically syncs the data to the Garmin Connect app. Garmin Vivoactive is a GPS-enabled sports watch, which means that you can track your swimming, running, cycling, and golfing stats even when you are away from your phone.