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Garmin Pay contactless payment solution lets you pay for purchases with your watch¹
Personalise your watch with thousands of free watch faces, apps and widgets from Garmin’s Connect IQ store
More than 15 preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps, including yoga, running, swimming and more
Monitor your fitness level with VO2 max and fitness age estimates, plus keep an eye on how you handle stress²
Get connected features³ such as smart notifications, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, LiveTrack and more
Battery life4: Up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 13 hours in GPS mode
PAY YOUR WAY
The vívoactive 3 is Garmin’s first wearable to be Garmin Pay ready, which lets you pay for purchases with your watch. Please note this feature is currently not supported in South Africa and the rest of Africa.
MAKE IT YOURS
vívoactive 3 is compatible with Garmin’s Connect IQ store, where you can download watch faces, widgets and apps that make it go from smartwatch to your watch. Keep tabs on when your Uber is arriving, turn on your lights at home with the SmartThings app, and even use the AccuWeather MinuteCast app to find out when the rain will start. You can also use Garmin’s free Face It watch face app to add personality to your device that’s uniquely you. Simply download the app, choose any image from your photo library, make your customisations, and set it as your watch’s face.
PLAY MORE SPORTS
With more than 15 preloaded sports apps, finding a fun way to stay active is easy. Hit the golf course, go for a bike ride, take a yoga class, or even try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding. When you head outside, built-in GPS lets vívoactive 3 track the details of your chosen activity, with no phone connection required. From snowboarding to swimming and at least a dozen other options in between, this watch is the perfect playmate.
FITS YOU AND ALL YOU DO
Feel free to take this watch outside in all kinds of weather. Not only is it safe for swimming and showering, its Garmin Chroma Display is easy to read (even in direct sunlight) and housed under extra-durable Corning Gorilla Glass. It also features the Side Swipe interface, which makes for quick scrolling and swift navigation of menus and widgets. Comfortable, convenient and easy to see the vívoactive 3 just fits.
DOWNLOAD AND CREATE WORKOUTS
Keep your workout schedule fresh and invigorating. Create your own custom running, cycling, cardio or strength workouts, and download them to your watch. Then, your vívoactive smartwatch will keep track of the exercises, reps, sets and rest time for you.
DAILY FITNESS AND STRESS TRACKING
With help from Garmin’s Elevate wrist-based heart rate technology², the vívoactive 3 allows you to monitor key aspects of your fitness and stress to show how your body responds under various circumstances. For example, it’s able to estimate your VO2 max and fitness age which are two indicators of physical fitness that can often improve over time with regular exercise. Plus, it tracks your heart rate variability (HRV), which is used to calculate and track your stress level. The vívoactive 3 can make you aware when physical or emotional sources cause your stress level to rise so you can find a way to relieve the pressure.
Life doesn’t have a pause button, so stay connected with your vívoactive 3 smartwatch while you’re playing hard or working out. Once paired with your compatible smartphone, you’ll be able to receive and even respond5 to text messages and see social media updates, emails and more right on your wrist. Find your phone, access music controls and let friends LiveTrack your sports. Your finished activities will even be automatically upload to Garmin Connect, Garmin’s online fitness community.
SHARE AND COMPETE
Syncing your activities to Garmin Connect is for more than just storing your data. Garmin Connect is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete by joining challenges, encourage each other’s successes and even share their triumphs via social media. Garmin Connect is free and available on the web or on your smartphone with the Garmin Connect Mobile app.
1Available for supported cards from participating banks; contact your bank for more information. Only available at NFC-enabled terminals. View current supported country, payment network and issuing bank information
2Activity tracking accuracy
3When paired with a compatible smartphone
4Under typical use; battery life may vary depending on usage and selected performance mode
5Responding capability available for Android™ customers only. Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc.
6See Water Rating
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|Name||Garmin vivoactive 3 Black Stainless Steel|
|In the box||vívoactive 3 (colour specific) Charging/Data clip Quick Start Manual|
|Physical dimensions||43.4 x 43.4 x 11.7 mm Fits wrists with a circumference of 127-204 mm|
|Display size, WxH||1.2" (30.4 mm) diameter|
|Display type||Sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)|
|Display resolution, WxH||240 x 240 pixels|
|Negative mode display||No|
|Water rating||Swim, 5 ATM|
|Smart notifications (displays email, text and other alerts when paired with your compatible phone)||Yes|
|Watch functions||Bluetooth® Smart and ANT+®|
|Built-in memory||7 timed activities; 14 days of activity tracking data;|
|Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)||Yes|
|Virtual Pacer™ (compares current pace to target)||Yes|
|V02 max estimate||Yes|
|Accelerometer (calculates distance for indoor workouts, without need for a foot pod)||Yes|
|Compatible with Vector™||No|
|Multiple bike profiles||No|
|Bike speed/cadence sensor||Yes (included)|
|Heart rate monitor||No|
|Virtual Partner® (train against a digital person)||Yes|
|Virtual Racer™ (compete against other activities)||No|
|Multi-sport (changes sport mode with a press of a button)||No|
|Auto multisport (switch sport modes with 1 button press)||No|
|Advanced workouts (create custom, goal-oriented workouts)||No|
|Pace alert (triggers alarm if you vary from preset pace)||No|
|Interval training (set up exercise and rest intervals)||No|
|Heart rate-based calorie computation||No|
|Calculates calories burned||No|
|Training Effect (measures impact of an activity on your aerobic fitness)||No|
|Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)||Yes|
|Stroke type identification (e.g. freestyle)||No|
|Open water swim metrics (distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories)||No|
|Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)||Yes|
|Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)||Yes|
|Sleep monitoring (monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep)||Yes|
|Sun and moon information||No|
|Garmin Connect™ compatible||No|