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Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music Full Specifications And Features

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The new Garmin Vivoactive 3 music is a classic smartwatch with a huge list of fitness tracking features. It comes with massive storage space and a great aura of a design, fair battery life and preloaded with 15 sport modes. It was released in June 2018 and is the latest addition to the Garmin Vivoactive series. It runs on Garmin’s proprietary OS.

garmin vivoactive 3 music full specs and features
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Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music Full Specifications

 Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music
garmin vivoactive 3 music

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)
Battery:
3.2 out of 5 stars (3.2 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.7 out of 5 stars (4.7 / 5)
Features:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)
Price:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)
Average:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameGarmin Vivoactive 3 Music
Device typeSporty/Fitness smartwatch
Predessesor__
SuccessorGarmin Vivoactive 4
Released dateJune, 2018
Ideal forWomen
(Also a great choice for men)

DISPLAY

Display typeTransflective memory-in-display (MIP)
Display size1.2 inch
Display resolution240 x 240 pixels
Pixel density--
Input typeTouchscreen plus 1 physical button
Always-onYes

BODY

ShapeCircular
Dimension43.1 x 43.1 x 13.6 mm
Weight39 grams
Casing materialPolymer
Strap/band materialSilicone
Bezel MaterialCeramic
Strap size20mm
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass 3
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, 5ATM
Swim-proofYes, recommended
Color(s)Black, gray

MEMORY

RAM--
Internal storage4GB
Memory card slotNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart, ANT+
Bluetooth callingNo
Wi-FiNo
NFCYes
GPSGPS/GLONASS/Galileo

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNo
SIMNo
BandNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
WeatherYes
Third-party appsYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
StepsYes
Floors climbedYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
CaloriesYes
DistanceYes
StressYes
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenNo
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingYes
Swim trackingYes
Under-water heart rate trackingNo
Preloaded mapsNo
On-screen workout modesNo
Triathlon mode_
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4
Music streamingYes
Bluetooth musicYes
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYes
Barometer/AltimeterYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
CompassYes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Pulse Ox.No
ECGNo
ThermometerYes
Other sensors--

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Proprietary OS
Chipset--
CPU--
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity --
Battery lifeSmartwatch mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode with music: Up to 5 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 13 hours
Charging typeUSB charging cable
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeNo
Solar powerNo
Rapid chargingNo

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYes
StopwatchYes
AlarmYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control cameraYes
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text responseYes

MISC

Payment systemGarmin pay
Compatibility Android and iOS
Check if your device is compatible
Companion appGarmin connect IQ store
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes, 20mm
Voice commandNo

BOX CONTENTS

Garmin Vivoactive 3 music
Straps
USB charging cable
Quick start guide
NOTE: We can't guarantee that all the information on this table are 100% correct. Read full disclaimer. Please, report an error.
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Germin Vivoactive 3 Music Features

  1. Design
  2. The design of the Vivoactive 3 music is quite spectacular. The curves on the circular face makes it quite outstanding in the design. It still the same 1.2-inch screen size as seen in the previous versions. The display is powered by a Garmin chroma display supported by LED backlighting that makes the screen readable in all ambient conditions. Also is a transflective memory-in-pixel technology that makes the screen visibly clear even under intense sunlight.

    The casing of the Vivoactive 3 music is made with a polymer, a silicone strap and a chemically strengthened glass for the screen protection. The straps are interchangeable with 20 mm sized straps which are available in different colors letting you customize it to your choice.

  3. Battery
  4. The battery of the Vivoactive music is quiet great and serves just fine. It lets you go longer on a single charge. On smartwatch mode expect a battery life of about 6 days +. With the GPS on expect about 10 hours+ battery life.

    The battery can be charged with a USB charging cable that comes with the device. Its recommended that you use only Garmin chargers to charge the Vivoactive 3 Music.

  5. Media
  6. Unlike the previous Vivoactive versions, the new Vivoactive 3 Music has a massive 16GB internal storage space which lets you store over 400 of your favorite tracks which you can listen to via a Bluetooth enabled earbud while working out, in the office or just recreating.

  7. Water Resistance/Protection
  8. The Vivoactive 3 music is waterproof and swim-proof as well. It has a water rating of 5ATM which means it can survive water depth up to 50 meters. So it’s okay to wear it under the rain, in the shower or even decide to track your swimming activities in a pool or ocean.

  9. Activity/Fitness tracking
  10. The Vivoactive 3 Music comes with a whole lot of really sensitive sensors built-in to help track your active life better. It comes preloaded with about 15 different sporting modes for you to choose from. You can decide as well to create your own custom sport mode.

    There is the VO2 max and fitness age feature which are very important factors of your fitness level. The heart rate monitor tracks your Heart rate variability (HRV) which is used to calculate your stress level over time.

    With the inbuilt GPS, you can navigate on land, waterways easily as well as track distances you covered, routes, locations, and outdoor activities.

  11. Notifications & Application

The Vivoactive 3 Music is also a great companion when it comes to is keeping you updated with latest notifications from your smartphone. When connected to a compatible device it notifies you on info such as;

  • It alerts you when there is an incoming call or missed calls.
  • It keeps you updated with its event reminder features.
  • It is capable of updating you with weather forecast data.
  • It notifies you when you have a new text message alert.
  • It also alerts you when there is a new email on your phone.
  • It alerts you instantly when there is a notification from different third-party applications such as Facebook alerts, Whatapp alert, and Twitter alerts.

Vivoactive 3 music is customizable, you can customize the watch face simple by downloading your preferred choice from the Garmin Connect IQ store. There are also different available straps that include 20mm silicone materials which you can choose from to customize to your choice.

There are additional features that let you turn on your lights at home with the Smartthings app or use the Accuweather Minutecast app to find out when the rain will start.

The Vivoactive 3 Music is compatible with android 4.4 or later and iOS 10.0 or later devices. Check if your smartphone is compatible with the Vivoactive 3 music.

The Vivoactive 3 music also comes with an NFC chip that support the Garmin pay contactless payment system which allows you to make payments on the go.

Pros

  • Classic, elegant and stylish design.
  • Built to last with durable materials.
  • Its water resistant up to 50 meters.
  • It has support for a huge list of fitness and sporting activities that helps you stay fit and healthy.
  • The Straps and watch faces are customizable.
  • It is light weight.
  • It comes with VO2 max and fitness age feature.

Cons

  • There is neither loudspeaker nor microphone.

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