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Garmin Vivoactive 3 review

Key features
  • Garmin OS
Reviewed

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 promises a lot. It's a smartwatch with built-in 'Sports Apps', GPS and a wrist-based heart-rate monitor. The latest version features a round screen, and it's the first Garmin wearable that's Garmin Pay ready. Is the Vivoactive 3 the ultimate smartwatch for fitness fans? You can find out in our full review.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What can it do?
  • What's the set-up like?
  • What's it like to wear and use?
  • How accurate is it?
  • What's the battery life like?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Technical specifications

Watch design

Test results

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John Lewis & Partners
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£160.00Free
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Tech Trial
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£169.95Free
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BT Shop
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£178.99£3.49
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Amazon.co.uk
£198.00Free
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Currys
£199.00Free
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Wiggle
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£199.00Free
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C.W. Sellors
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£199.00Unknown
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Jura Watches
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£199.00Unknown
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Fitnessdigital
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£200.58Free
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Simply Be
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£219.99£3.50
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BT Business Direct
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£279.99£6.00
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We have tested 32 smartwatches and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 8 Best Buys.
Range of Smartwatch scores
  1. 44%
    Lowest score
  2. 65%
    Average score
  3. 76%
    Highest score
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