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Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 263 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great tracker!

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    I have tired many trackers from Fitbit and Garmin and this one is easily the most comfortable. I've actually had to check my wrist to make sure it was still there. It is lower profile and smaller than previous vivosmarts. The added stress tracker has actually been useful. The HR monitor tracks more frequently than previous models. I'm getting about 3-4 days out of the battery depending on how active i am. The only con I would give is the display is not as easy to see outside in sunlight as the previous models due to the rubber coating over the display but it helps prevent scratches so thats a big plus!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Useful Motivating &Easy

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    Pros mentioned:
    Activity tracker, Counting steps
    Cons mentioned:
    Sleep tracking

    I use it daily Motivating & easy with the phone app Activity, calories, steps, stress, sleep & more tracked. Only flaw, the buckle can snag, there is a style without a buckle I wish I’d gotten not waterproof must remove when swimming I’d buy it again

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great fitness tracker once I got it working

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    I purchased my Vivosmart 3 to replace my Fitbit Charge HR because the Fitbit wasn't waterproof, and it was a real inconvenience. Based on reviews and functions, I decided to get the Vivosmart 3. The first one I got would not "find" my iPhone, even though they were sitting next to each other, and I knew my WiFi was on and working. I took it back to Best Buy a couple of days after I purchased it, and they replaced it for me without any problem. The new one works great! I'm still learning to use all the features, but I really like the Garmin Vivosmart 3. I'm glad I read all the reviews, because others mentioned their device couldn't "find" their phone or tablet. I find that the tracker doesn't record stairs if I walk up too slowly, which happens often when I'm carrying my grandbaby up the steps. I, of course, want to be safe when carrying precious cargo upstairs. My Fitbit also failed to count flights of stairs when I took them too cautiously, but hey, safety first, then statistics. I am happy with my Garmin Vivosmart 3!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Terrible for people with sensitive skin

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    Posted .
    Cons mentioned:
    Battery, Bluetooth

    I do not suffer with any skin allergies, but since i bought this watch i keep breaking out in the watch area and it looks almost likr a burn. I clean it every day and remove it when i shower. Also if i sweat a lot i remove it to clean my wrist and the watch. I've never had to do this with any other item ive ever bought. Also my Bluetooth will disconnect when i charge it and then it takes forever to repair. I did call customer service and they told me to clean the area of the watch etc but its still doing the same thing. Garmin was going to switch it out because of the allergic reaction but i don't think i want another one of these products.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Almost 5

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    I took away one star for the battery life. Through standard activity and going to the gym one time the battery was depleted in 3 days. Maybe it’s because of the Bluetooth connectivity? Aside from that, this thing is great. It measures everything you would want a fitness device to do and it even tells the weather as long as you're connected to your smart phone. It even helps monitor my sleep quality and movement while I’m sleeping. I think this is a better value than that other brand the rhymes with “bit fit” ;-) not only does it do all the same stuff but the Garmin is actually water proof so you can wear it in the shower and swimming for the same price as their midrange. It automatically increases your daily goals based on activity as well. Would have been 5 stars if the battery would last at least 7 days before a recharge was necessary.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Good, but...

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    I got this for my daughter to measure her sleep habits and heart rate. It definitely has all the bells and whistles, but in comparison to my Fitbit, the app appearance and function is much less user-friendly. It almost offers too many words for the same amount of information. But it certainly does the job and since I got it on sale at half the price of my Fitbit, it is worth the cost.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Waterproof

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    Posted .
    Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
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    Value
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    Ease of Use
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    I like my Garmin. Although, I do not have another device like it to compare it to. If anyone can help me figure out how to operate this thing better, I would appreciate it. I would not call it user friendly. I enjoy the badges I earn. I’ve only needed to replace it once in 3 years.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    awesome

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    got it for my daughter whose almost 8. she wanted a "fitbit" type tracker. we tried some cheaper ones and it wasnt going well and she didnt like the app. also the strap was a push thru one and it kept hurting her wrist for me to push it thru bc it was too hard for her. we shopped around and i decided on this one as far as getting a nicer one. the band is adjustable and fits her small wrist so much better. its waterproof. big plus! she can wear it in the pool and shower. the charge lasts about a week, give or take. we've been happy so far, using it a few weeks. we got the plum color, but i feel like it looks grey alot, which makes me feel like its dirty, but its not because she showers with it on. wish the color was "brighter"

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Next gen Garmin tracker-a winner!

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    I am a big Garmin tracker fan because I am a swimmer and no other trackers offer full swim capability. This is my third Garmin. The first was a Vivosmart..nice unit but the display died. Garmin refunded the purchace. I briefly had a Vivosmart HR but didn't like the thickness. Went to a Vivoactive but didn't care for the the clumsiness of its operation. The Vivosmart is just perfect. Love it!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Tracker worked good, but caused major arm pain

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    Posted .
    Cons mentioned:
    Battery

    The Garmin Vivosmart 3 tracker worked as advertised and enjoyed seeing the tracking information which appeared to be pretty accurate, but after wearing it for a while, it started to cause major arm pain and it made a discolored square shape on arm where the tracker is charged at. Literally had a problem lifting arm and holding onto things. Took it off and arm started to get better. I never dreamed it would do something like that, but searched online and several people talked about the same issue with their trackers not limited to Garmin. Cannot use and too late to return. I cannot recommend over concern to health. Picture below was taken a few days after stopped wearing the tracker it was even more visible when first took it off, but didn't think about taking a picture then.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from GarminProductExpert
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      Hello CheckThisOut, Thank you for taking time to review the vivosmart 3. We are glad to see that enjoyed seeing the information that it tracks. We would love to speak with you regarding your experience with the band to get some specific information. Please send an email to social@garmin.com so that we can direclty assist you. Thanks again for posting a review. -JFH Garmin

  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Awesome watch!

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    It’s waterproof with this version you can swim in it but it have its limits, just look up the water rating on the garmin website to see what I’m talking about; rating is swim. It tracks my heart rate, steps, reps from strength workouts, and it also can be set to read notifications and messages from the phone, answer calls and change songs from the watch. I would give it 5 stars if I didn’t have to tap twice to time myself on a workout or activity and if the auto start time for a workout was less than 5 minutes.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    better than the original

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    nice tracker, easier to sync with my galaxy phone than the original which used to be extremely frustrating. only downfall is even if I have 18 thousand steps in, it will still tell me I need to move. it's trying to kill me lol. I would recommend this to anyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    I Decided to Keep it

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    So I have had several Garmin devices and this one is in line with the others. I like the wrist turn gesture to veiw the screen details though it does not always comply. The touch screen is very sensitive and I find that my exercise stats end several times during a work out. I came so close to returning it for antother device (type) all together but I like enough about it to keep it. On my treadcllimber, the HR was on point with the chest strap. Doing kettlebell workouts the garmin was between 3 and 5 beats more that the chest strap. On morning walks with the ladies, my garmin was 3-5 beats lower.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great tracker!

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    This is a very accurate tracker. I had a Fitbit and was relatively pleased with it but it fell apart quickly. I switched to Garmin and find it to be a much better tracker.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent So far

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    I bought this for my son 11th Bday gift, It was a new model launch and I was bit hesitate to buy this model but it turned out to be a good buy so far, my son tried it during swimming and he is happy with this as compare to FitBit.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Good product

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Value
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    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I got this Garmin to track my workouts. It was good for cardio based workouts. When it came to weightlifting and some Crossfit workouts it didn't track my workout time very well. I would recommend this Garmin.

    Features

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    Ease of Use
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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Better than using phone

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    Bought this over Fitbit because it is waterproof. I was using my cell phone in my pocket but I would have to stop to adjust it to keep from falling out when running. Only downside -you cannot buy replacement bands at this time.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

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    Value
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    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I wear it 24/7 the only time I remove it is to charge it well worth the money. The only thing is I wonder how accurate it is... just a guild line.

    Features

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    Value
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    Ease of Use
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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Tells me what i want to know

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    This Garmin is comfortable on my arm I wear it all the time including in the shower until it tells me that it's battery is less than 10% and it's only takes about an hour hour and a half to full charge for six or seven days and I like that aspect of it period only problem I have is my eyesight is not good enough to read text messages so I can see who a message might be from.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Works but not flawless

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    The band irritates my wrist and makes me red and raw. It's fairly simple to set up. The battery life is fair. Changing the settings can be a pain in the...

    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from GarminProductExpert
      Posted .

      We take your skin irritation very seriously and would like to find a suitable resolution for you. Please contact us directly at support.garmin.com so we can speak to you concerning your band/wrist irritation.

      Debbie with Garmin Garmin

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