Garmin - vivoactive HR Smartwatch - Black

Run, bike, swim, golf, ski and more with vivoactive HR, the GPS smartwatch with wrist-based heart rate3. Outside of your more active moments, its built-in activity tracker3 counts steps, floors climbed and intensity minutes and measures calories burned throughout the day. The always-on, touchscreen, sunlight-readable Garmin Chroma Display shows your activity details as well as smart notifications such as call, text, email, social media alerts and more. Customize your watch with more than 1,300 apps, widgets, watch faces and data fields from our Connect IQ store. Battery charge2 lasts through all your activities with up to 8 days in watch/activity tracking mode (no GPS) or up to 13 hours using GPS.

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Garmin - vivoactive HR Smartwatch - Black - Larger Front
  • Garmin - vivoactive HR Smartwatch - Black
  • $179.99


What's Included

  • charging/data clip
  • manual
  • vίvoactive HR

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars.
92% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1393 out of 1527)

Product Features

Adjustable strap

Fits comfortably on most wrists from 5.39" to 7.68" in circumference.

24/7 heart rate monitoring

Elevate wrist heart rate technology gives you heart rate all day and night — no additional strap required.

Additional GPS sport apps

Additional sports applications for the vivoactive HR include ski/board, cross country skiing, stand-up paddle boarding and rowing.

Long battery life

Active as long as you are! Up to 8 days in watch/activity tracking mode (24/7 heart rate monitoring, no GPS) or up to 13 hours using GPS.


You can swim with 5 ATM (50 m) rated watches.

Smart Notifications

Any notification from your mobile device will come to your smartwatch; includes calls, text, social, music, games, etc. with vibration alerts so you don’t miss a beat.

Overall Customer Rating

92%of customers recommend this product.



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        • Brand Response


          May 5, 2016

          Thank you for your detailed review. The vívoactive HR features an ambient light sensor, as well as has the ability to detect gestures, which can automatically adjust the backlight for optimal use. For more information on this, please visit the following link:

          If you have any other concerns or questions, please contact Garmin Customer Care:

          ^DK Garmin

              • Brand Response


                May 5, 2016

                Thank you for your detailed review. For others who may be reading this article, the physical size of the vívoactive HR (without the band) is 1.19" x 2.24" x 0.45" (30.2 mm x 57.0 mm x 11.4 mm). The regular size fits wrist circumferences 5.39" to 7.68" (137 mm to 195 mm), whereas the X-large fits wrist circumferences 6.38" to 8.86" (162 mm to 225 mm).

                Brightness and backlight settings can be adjusted on the vívoactive HR using the steps listed here:

                ^DK Garmin

              • Brand Response


                July 20, 2016

                If there is anything we can do to improve your experience with the vivoactive HR to a five star one, please reach out to us through our product support team at:

                Since the vivoactive HR is a wrist-worn device, it will require your arm to be swinging naturally to track steps and stairs climbed.

                |BB| Garmin

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