Garmin Vívoactive HR

Garmin Vívoactive HR

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Garmin Vívoactive HR is a GPS smartwatch with wrist-based heart rate. It has a sunlight-readable, high-resolution and colored touchscreen with built-in sports apps perfect for running, biking, swimming and more. 
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  • Andrea Roberts
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "I have been wanting to try a smart wristwatch for a while, and now that I'm ready to make the purchase I need to find the best one on the market. I am excited about this Garmin watch because it has great features and is the #1 best seller with over 2,000 reviews. I think this could be just what I'm looking for!"
  • Shirley Ma
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Garmin is by far an excellent product in any of their devices out there on the market. This item as a watch is very innovative. I love how it's also waterproof. If you are an athlete like I am you would need that feature because when you are active and all sweaty it is important that your watch is not going to die on you. Also if you are swimming you don't have to worry about taking your watch off and then getting into the water. It can go with you. I love to go rafting, and I love this feature because I wouldn't have to worry about the device getting wet and wasting so much money."
  • Amber Walsh
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "This fitness tracker is the best out there. I've tried and couple other ones, but this is the only one that consistently and accurately tracks everything I need. It has a few more features than a couple of the other watches that I've tried. I like that it's more sleek and lightweight on my wrist. I hardly know that it's there. It's waterproof functionality works really well and I can use it for a variety of activities. I only wish it came in a few more colors, but that is a minor request."
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  • Isidro Molina
    Written on May 30, 2018
    "The Garmin Vívoactive HR is a GPS Smartwatch. It could be used for Alzheimer patients, but is really more than what they need if they are just needing a GPS bracelet. The Garmin Vívoactive HR would also provide heart rate and other exercise numbers."
  • Juan Weaver
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "I'm a health nut and love having the latest health apps on my smartwatch. In fact I chose my smartwatch because of the health apps that it was. I purchased the Garmin Vívoactive HR. It's very functional and easy to use. I can easily see the screen and update my stats and get recommendations from it. I love it!"
  • Frank Griffin
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Cool graphics gives bar graph of heartbeat for the day. This watch is VERY large. If you are wearing Dress shirts it might not even fit below..beside your sleeve. It is a little pricey 142.00 You get a lot of extra detail on this item. If you know you won't use that, stick with a cheaper or smaller watch. Otherwise this is VERY well reviewed."
    Doris Harrison
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This watch is perfect for rowing. It's a great tracker. It fits well and is water proof. You can even read it in the sunlight which is great when out in the lake rowing on a sunny day. "
  • Jose Gordon
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Add: 24/7 HEART RATE MONITORING (except while swimming). No chest strap needed. Display size-28.6 mm x 20.7 mm. GPS-enabled running, biking, swimming, skiing, snowboarding, golf, rowing, paddle boarding and activity apps. "
  • Jordan Oliver
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "Garmin Vívoactive HR is a smartwatch that has GPS "
  • Dorothy Silva
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "This watch is awesome for working out and tracking my fitness progress. It has more features than my regular smartphone!"
  • Jonathan Alexander
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Hood"
  • Rose Murray
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "This fitness tracker has many different options compared to others. Each sport/exercise has its own measuring system which is pretty neat. The color touch screen is very nice, makes it easier to read while working out. "
  • Amy Willis
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I love this watch because it can track multiple sports I play while wearing it. It also keeps track of my heartbeat which is so helpful when I'm out running or biking! Plus I can easily read it while in the sun!"
  • Ye Wu
    Written on May 17, 2018
    " heart rate all day and night without an additional strap,Heart rate is not available while swimming SMART NOTIFICATIONS - Set any notification from your mobile device to display when paired with a compatible smartphone.Water rating:5 ATM"
  • Steven Walters
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Come on. This is getting outright ridiculous. Who needs this many features on a smartwatch/tracker? I guess it might be good if you're an extreme sport kind of person, but if you are, this might end up breaking before you get any use out of it."
  • Jose Burton
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "This smartwatch has GPS and tracks my heart rate pretty accurately. This is like a poor man's iWatch. With a price point like this, it is very tempting to get this rather than the iWatch. It is great for running and biking because it keeps track of my distance traveled."
  • Micaela Suárez
    Written on February 2, 2018
    "Decent watch, but really kinda overpriced."
  • Randy Murphy
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "An okay smartwatch, though I expected better for the price. It's definitely a budget product, but since comparable watches can come in under $100 I thought this would be better. You can use it in India (or anywhere else) just fine, and it works alright, though it's a bit slow and buggy sometimes."
  • George Aguilar
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "The tracker overall is pretty solid, although I would personally wait for the price to drop before going in on the full price. I think anyone using the watch will be pretty happy with all it's functions and abilities overall. If you are on the fence with this one I'd say at least wait for a sale and then pick it up."
  • Hemant Patel
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This activity tracker does everything that you would need to keep in shape. On top of all that it has a long lasting battery, and is waterproof."
    Paulo Trindade
    Written on December 15, 2018
    "Good device, long battery life (5 days) complete solution for fitness tracking, water proof. I like it."
  • Larry Fuller
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "A great watch for outdoors lifestyles. If you are looking for a Garmin wearable, I highly recommend this one."
  • Raymond Gibson
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "Excellent choice in device for climbing. This does a great job of tracking movements , a competent GPS and a good display movement map when done "
  • Anna Zhu
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "Okay for tracking my swim time. My biggest complaint is the battery life. I get anxious checking my battery life throughout the day and finding it at 55% after only 10 hours of use."
  • Vicky Hu
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "I love that my tracker has a heart monitor, it can accurately help me while I'm working out. Even while jogging outside, it helps, as it has a special screen that makes it easy to read in the sunlight. Perfect tracker that has everything!"
  • Stephanie Hicks
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "This tracker is among the best. It does basically everything that I would want it to do, except that it looks awful. That really is the only drawback, as the functionality is great. It just looks like a big bulky fitness device, and that makes it hard to wear all the time, which is sort of the point for me."
  • Andrew Carpenter
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "I've been using it for almost 2 weeks now, I got lucky and got one really early. So far, I love it. Between weight training, elliptical running, biking (outdoor with ant+ sensors connected) and a huge amount of yard work, I am extremely impressed. Unlike previous wrist based trackers I've had, this one actually tracks movement when I cut the lawn or push a shopping cart. I use the GPS for yard work (turn on the walk activity), and it's really cool to see the movement map when I'm done."
    Walter Lewis
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This is a great tool that can track on almost anything and is accurate compared to competitors, there is also no issues in coverage area like some places can have. The only thing to beware of, a friend on mine has this who swims, it has trouble tracking swim results and also does not seems to be water compatible. Besides that, flawless product."
  • Silvia Vera
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "The Garmin Vivoactive is a little bit too bulky and I feel like that's the only complaint that I really have about the product. I do like that the screen is easy to read though and it seems like there are always accurate results when using this product."
  • Thomas Jensen
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "The Garmin Vívoactive HR is a solid smart watch that will be of great help to you. Have all of your phone notifications go right to your watch! You can also track numerous fitness things like steps and heartrate so need to get a pedometer. The watch itself is a bit large. "
  • Zhang Yan
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "The Garmin Vívoactive HR is very sleek and modern-looking. It's pretty much in the top tier of sporty-looking Android watches with touchscreen. The display is nice and big, with great color and can be used for any activity easily."
  • Marie Evans
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I love almost everything about this watch. It provides so many great smart features, including GPS, and is perfect for tracking my fitness! Unfortunately, I have a very small wrist and I felt like this watch just looked too big. Otherwise, highly recommended."
  • Crystal Hudson
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "i prefer to buy this watch inorder to count my heart rate beat nd alsoit is very useful while running we can measured how much area we run and while riding bike we can measure km we covered and also it is useful for sports person "
  • Lawrence McCoy
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "I used to own the Fit-bit, but honestly, I didn't like the aesthetics of it. Then I came across this watch by Garmin and saw that it was also waterproof. I have been using this for swimming and it has had great performance. The only issue I have is that it does not track heart rate, but hopefully in the future they will update this. "
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  • Daniel Ortega
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "This product has a serial number that uniquely identifies the item. When your order ships, Amazon will scan the serial number and add it to the history of the order. Should the item go missing before it arrives, Amazon will also register the serial number with Recipero’s AssetWatch, to prevent fraudulent use or resale of the item. There is no action required from you and the serial number will only be used to prevent fraudulent activity associated with the missing item."
  • Bryan Sanchez
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Really the aesthetics of this watch leave alot to be desired. I 'm not sure if any of the use cases really make up for how ugly the thing is."
  • Ernesto Rojas
    Written on February 7, 2018
    "This watch is great and has good memory inside it is really good for the price you are paying."
  • Lucy Liu
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "The Garmin tracker seems good at first. But it is unreliable. It breaks down too quickly. Disappointing device."
  • Kelly Wilson
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I don't think this is something I would order again. While I like the watch for what it can do I think it is too bulky for me to wear on a regular basis. I would rather have something with a little bit sleeker design and cost a bit less."
  • José Angel Reséndiz
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "This Garmin fitness tracker is one of the best on the market. Your activities are tracked no matter if you're walking or swimming. The heart rate monitor is incredibly accurate and the step counter is also accurate."
  • Carol Watson
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Compared to other smart watches, this one was really priced nicely. Unfortunately, this one seemed really glitchy, unreliable, and not very durable. If you want something more consistent that lasts longer, you're going to need to invest in a different watch that may cost more money."
  • Donna Butler
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "This watch was a bit expensive for me. I wish it worked much better. Also, it was too wide for my wrist."
  • Matthew Morris
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Amazing activity tracker for what it costs. I'm able to log bike rides, swims and runs perfectly. I definitely recommend it to anyone who wants more than just tracking steps. This watch tracks HR 24/7, runs and bike rides with GPS tracking, it has its own memory, it receives firmware updates over bluetooth, you can even turn on "Live Track" on your phone to allow family members to track you while you are exercising. "
  • Aaron Martinez
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "has built in heart rate monitor for working out "
  • Tiffany Franklin
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "This tracker has a gps. It works very well!"
  • Susan Russell
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "I like the idea behind this fitness tracker. I like a LOT of the things that you can do with it. The problem is, the multitude of "likes" is offset by the one issue that has bugged my VivoActive HR since I purchased it two months ago. Every so often, while I have it plugged into my computer USB port for charging, it has the annoying issue of updating itself and causing problems that will make any fitness junkie just gnash his teeth in frustration. You can download apps from the app store and they sure come in handy...until the aforementioned update ends up wiping them out. For example, I never cared much for the standard watch face so I downloaded one that was more to my liking. I also downloaded a hiking app so that it would keep track of my activity when I was out for my 3-times per week hike. Then I plugged it in to recharge and bang...the apps are no longer there, and I have the original watch face back. The first time it happened, the device was about 3 weeks old. I figured maybe it was some sort of anomaly, so I downloaded the 2 apps again and went through the process of adjusting the settings to my preference. Then about a month later and son of a gun, doesn't it do it all over again. This morning my apps were gone. So now I have to browse the app store and try and remember which ones I downloaded the first time. Fortunately I had written down the exact name of the apps that I liked, so it was less of a nightmare than I might have dealt with. But after two times, the watch has taken its place in the desk drawer and I've just gone back to my standard Timex Ironman wristwatch. Sure, it doesn't track my steps, my calorie burn, my activities, but I'm OK with that. All those things are great if they aren't offset by this annoying habit of the watch to delete everything I've installed on it! Come on Garmin, do your homework and your beta testing. I spent my entire life working in quality control and my company would have been out of business if we put out products with that level of reliability. The answer is not in a computer forum where you try and find someone else with the same (unresolved) problem. The answer is to manufacture a GPS Smart Watch with a better pattern of reliability. Buy one if you like, maybe you'll have better luck than I did, but be prepared. "
  • Yu Zhong
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This is a great watch with a lot of functions. The screen is super easy to read, even in the sun. I feel it is more so for athletics and tracking physical activity. It is not as useful as a media player. If you are a runner, biker, or avid exercise enthusiast, than this is the watch for you. If you are all about music and videos, I would say this watch is not for you."
  • Kathy Robinson
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "My last activity tracker was ruined when I got caught outside in the rain. The Garmon Vivoactive HR is what I chose to replace it. It is sturdy, rain and splash proof, and I love the built in apps! The large touchscreen makes it easy to use while outside, which is a great improvement. I would recommend to anyone who spends a lot of time outside."
  • Patricia Wallace
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "I wanted to like this Garmin Vivoactive HR, but I was turned off the Garmin brand when I had an awful GPS from Garmin. I will not purchase another product from them."
  • Song Hue
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Garmin Vivoactive is a watch or GPS computer for those that are looking to track their distance and heart rate. This allows for a more accurate calorie expenditure count due to these metrics. Additionally, it may be used for a variety of sports as it has precise GPS that can detect slow and fast speeds. When it comes to sports such as biking and swimming, Garmin has been in the industry for years and their products are always excellent. "
    Benjamin Riley
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "NO COMMENTS IT IS GOOD "
  • Jesse Tucker
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Garmin has made a great watch with this one. The battery life is excellent, and it has all the features I need, including excellent tracking. It may be a bit large for some people, but I have no problems there. "
  • Christopher Perkins
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "GOOD ONE"
  • Marina Ávalos
    Written on February 6, 2018
    "This isn't the first Garmin product I've owned. I've been impressed with Garmin in the past and I continue to be with their Vivoactive HR Smartwatch. It is perfect for an active person who plans to use it for tracking their workouts. I don't have to worry about sweating on it and I love how accurate it tracks my activities."
  • Jason Hunt
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "The Garmin Vivoactive HR is a great option for a smart watch if you want to do some activity tracking or use your watch as a GPS and is much cheaper than a apple watch."
  • Sean Diaz
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "I love this watch. It beats even Fitbit in price. I am not joking. It is a very good buy. I love checking my heart rate to understand my health status and would recommend this watch any day. I intend buying it soon. I love the fact that it is water resistant. I love swimming and would take it with me. So good that Garmin sees it fit to provide a watch like this. "
    Grace West
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I love this watch. I recently started running every morning, with the hopes of losing weight and getting in shape. I'm new to the area and don't really know my way around yet. So, the GPS feature is perfect for helping me avoid getting lost in unfamiliar areas. The heart rate monitor is perfect for helping me maintain a decent heart rate."
  • Denise Meyer
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "There are a lot of trackers out there that are overpriced, do not perform well and whose technology are outdated. This smartwatch is affordable, works well and even has the newest technology available with its touchscreen and app capabilities. Very happy with this purchase!"
  • Jonathan Morris
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "This watch is one of the best activity trackers I've tried. The GPS feature is very precise and is wonderful to have along on fishing and hiking trips. The screen resolution is great and the battery life is very decent. "
  • Nathan Baker
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This watch can do a ton of stuff and I think it would be great for anyone into hunting. I have to say it is a bit uncomfortable to wear and it seems like it would scratch really easy, but maybe that's just me. I like the colorful display."