vívoactive® 3 – Stainless Steel Features:
GPS Smartwatch with built-in Sports Apps and Wrist-based Heart Rate
– First Garmin wearable that is Garmin Pay™ ready, so customers can pay for purchases with their watch¹
(Please note the pay feature is currently not supported in South Africa and the rest of Africa)
– Personalise your watch with thousands of free watch faces, apps and widgets from our 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
From playing to paying, vívoactive 3 is the smartwatch for your active life. Make contactless payments with ease, right from your watch, and with more than 15 preloaded sports apps — you can choose how you like to get fit. Built-in GPS lets you record the distance, pace, location and more for your outdoor activities.
Pay Your Way
vívoactive 3 is our first wearable that is Garmin Pay ready¹; with compatible banks it allows you to not only leave your phone at home, but now also your wallet and you can still grab that post-workout drink right from your wrist. Use it just about anywhere you can tap your card to pay. So, if you left your wallet in your locker or just forgot it, that post-run morning latte can still be yours. Just tap and go.
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 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 showering6, 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. Whether you scroll with your thumb or index finger, you can choose how to wear it. Comfortable, convenient and easy to see — 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 Monitoring
With help from Elevate™ wrist-based heart rate technology², vívoactive 3 lets you 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 — 2 indicators of physical fitness that can often improve over time with regular exercise. It also tracks your heart rate variability (HRV), which is used to calculate and track your stress level. 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 automatically upload to our Garmin Connect 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 (Please note the pay feature is currently not supported in South Africa and the rest of Africa); contact your bank for more information. Only available at NFC-enabled terminals. View 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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