Now that it’s unleashed its army of new Fenix 5 watches, Garmin is turning back to the fitness tracker with the Garmin Vivosmart 3. “But where is the Vivosmart 2?” we hear you cry. Well, the Vivosmart HR+ kind of filled that role, but its new tracker is also a bit of a step-change.
Fitness is still very much on the agenda, with Garmin debuting VO2 Maxtracking alongside exercise detection, rep counting, and of course a heart rate monitor, but there’s also more of a focus on day-to-day wellness with stress tracking, guided breathing exercises, and sleep monitoring too.
It does drop the GPS as a result, a feature of the Vivosmart HR+, limiting its potential as a running device in our eyes. It also comes in at $139.99, so Garmin is targeting the lower end of the fitness tracking market with Fitbit squarely in its sights.
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