Garmin vivomove HR hybrid smartwatch, vivoactive 3 smartwatch with Garmin Pay announced


Garmin has announced vivomove HR, its first hybrid smartwatch that comes with a built-in digital sub-display. It has activity tracking, Elevate wrist-based heart rate, smart notifications and a touchscreen display.

Precision hands show the time, messages, heart rate and more. The smart display only appears when the user turns their wrist. The vívomove HR comes with Garmin connectivity, fitness and wellness monitoring features. It comes with both leather and silicone strap options and different case materials including a higher end stainless steel finish. Users will be able to control music on their smartphone from the vívomove HR and send an alert to locate a misplaced smartphone. Vivomove HR can also monitor stress throughout the day, and works with the Garmin Connect Mobile app. It retails for $199.99, and $299.99 for the upgraded version.

vivoactive 3

Garmin also announced vivoactive 3 smartwatch that comes with GPS and company’s new contactless-payment solution Garmin Pay. It includes a heart-rate monitor and 15 built-in indoor and outdoor sports apps. It has up to 7 days of battery life. The watch also comes with high-end fitness monitoring tools such as VO2 Max and Fitness Age and all-day stress tracking. It also includes LiveTrack5, a feature that alerts designated family members and friends where you are during your workouts in real time using the built-in GPS

The Vívoactive 3 is available now in three color options: Black/stainless, white/stainless ($300) and black/slate for ($330).


Garmin also launched the vivosport a smart activity tracker that uses always-on power efficient Garmin Chroma color touchscreen tech for its display. It has a heart rate monitor, offers notifications and has a LiveTrack option that lets friends and family see where you are in real time thanks to built-in GPS. The vivosport retails for $199.99, with three different band color options.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+