Garmin’s Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch is all About Social Fitness and Monitoring Stress

Garmin’s Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch is all About Social Fitness and Monitoring Stress
September 4, 2017 Michael Vane

Garmin’s Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch is all About Social Fitness and Monitoring Stress

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From playing to paying, Vívoactive 3 is Garmin’s most comprehensive smartwatch designed for your active life.

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, the built-in GPS lets the smartwatch track your chosen activity with no phone connection required. Not only is it safe for swimming and showering, Vivoactive 3’s Garmin Chroma Display is easy to read even in direct sunlight. Plus it’s housed under extra-durable Corning Gorilla Glass.

Create custom workouts, and download them to your watch. Vívoactive 3 keeps track of your exercises, reps, sets and rest time. Syncing your activities to Garmin Connect – the thriving online community, invites friends to compete by joining challenges and encouraging each other’s successes by sharing triumphs via social media.

Through Elevate – Garmin’s heart-rate technology, you can monitor key aspects of your fitness and stress to show how your body responds under various circumstances. Vívoactive 3 can even make you aware when physical or emotional sources cause your stress level to rise so you can find a way to relieve the pressure.

Like all good smartwatches, Vivoactive 3 receives text messages, emails and social media updates from right on your wrist. Find your phone, access music controls and let friends LiveTrack your sports. Your finished activities will automatically upload to the Garmin Connect online fitness community. Vivoactive 3 is also Garmin’s first wearable to feature Garmin Pay, allowing you to leave the wallet at home and pay for purchases via the watch.


Through Garmin’s Connect IQ store, you can download watch faces, widgets, and apps. Keep tabs on when your Uber is arriving, and even find out when the rain will start.

Garmin’s Vivoactive 3 is promising to be an elite fitness tracker that sets itself apart through its unique approach to social fitness and stress monitoring. The Vivoactive 3 is available in 3 colours: Black/Stainless, White/Stainless and Black/Slate. You can pre-order one now.

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