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Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smart Watch (Slate Bezel and Black) - Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitor Loot Price: R5,344
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Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smart Watch (Slate Bezel and Black) - Wrist-based Heart Rate Monitor

Series: Vivoactive 3

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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.


Brand: Garmin
Series: Vivoactive 3
Package Dimensions: 100 x 100 x 100mm (L x W x H)
Categories: Outdoor > Gadgets and Optics > GPS and Navigation > GPS
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LSN: X88-E2C-662-6
Barcode: 0753759173203
Colour: Slate Bezel • Black
Model Number: 010-01769-10
Type: Smart Watch


Screen Resolution: 240 x 240 Pixels
Screen Size: 30.4mm (Diameter)
Screen Type: Sunlight-visible • Transflective 8 colour memory-in-pixel (MIP)


Memory Capacity: 7 timed activities • 14 days of activity tracking data

GPS System

Audio Features: Yes
Motion Detection: Yes


Connection Type: Bluetooth • Smart • ANT+

Other Features

Alarm: Yes
Auto Sync: Yes
Barometric Altimeter: Yes
Calorie Computation: Yes
Digital Compass: Yes
Foot Pod: Foot Pod Capable
Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
Sensors: GPS • GLONASS • Accelerometer • Thermometer
Sleep Tracker: Yes
Speed Sensor: Yes
Step Counter: Yes
Stroke Recognition: Yes
Swim Metrics: Yes
Temperature: Yes
Time Distance Triggers: Yes


Battery Life:
  • GPS mode: Up to 13 hours
  • Smart mode: Up to 7 days

Package Contents

Package Contents:
  • vívoactive 3
  • Charging cable
  • Manuals


Certifications: ICASA - TA-2017/2242

Physical Specification

Water Proof: 5 ATM
Weight (kg): 0.043

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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.

Always Connected
  • 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


  • Lens Material: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Bezel Material: Stainless Steel
  • Case Material: Fibre-reinforced polymer or stainless steel
  • Quick Release Bands: Yes (20mm, Industry Standard)
  • Strap Material: Silicone
  • Physical Size: 43.4 x 43.4 x 11.7mm. Fist wrists with a circumference of 127 - 204mm
  • Water Rating: Swim, 5 ATM
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Colour Display: Yes

Additional Clock Features:
  • GPS Time Sync: Yes
  • Automatic daylight saving time: Yes
  • Timer: Yes
  • Stopwatch: Yes
  • Face It watch face creator: Yes

Daily Smart Features:
  • Connect IQ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps): Yes
  • Smart notifications: Yes
  • Text responses/reject phone call with text (Android only): Yes
  • Calender: Yes
  • Weather: Yes
  • Music Controls: Yes
  • Find My Phone: Yes
  • Find My Watch: Yes
  • VIRB remote: Yes
  • Smartphone Compatibility: iPhone and Android
  • Compatible with Garmin Connect Mobile: Yes
  • Garmin Play: Yes

Additional Activity Tracking Features:
  • Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal): Yes
  • Floors Climbed: Yes
  • Distance Travelled: Yes
  • Intensity Minutes: Yes
  • TrueUp: Yes
  • Move IQ: Yes
  • Fitness Age: Yes (in app)

Fitness Equipment/Gym:
  • Preloaded gym activity profiles: Strength Training | Cardio Training | Elliptical training | Stair Stepping | Floor Climbing | Indoor Rowing | Yoga
  • Cardio Workouts: Yes
  • Strength Workouts: Yes
  • Automatic rep counting: Yes

Training, Planning and Analysis Features:
  • GPS Speed and distance: Yes
  • Customisable screen(s): Yes
  • Customisable activity profiles: Yes
  • Auto Pause: Yes
  • Advanced workouts: Yes
  • Downloadable training plans: Yes
  • Auto Lap: Yes
  • Confiqurable lap alerts: Yes
  • V02 max: Yes
  • Customisable alerts: Yes
  • LiveTrack: Yes
  • Touch and/or button lock: Yes
  • Auto Scroll: Yes
  • Activity History on watch: Yes

Heart Rate Features:
  • HR Zones: Yes
  • HR Alerts: Yes
  • HR Calories: Yes
  • % HR Max: Yes
  • HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+ to paired devices): Yes

Running Features:
  • Preloaded run profiles: Running | Indoor Track Running | Indoor Treadmill Running
  • GPS-based distance, time and pace: Yes
  • Run workouts: Yes

Golfing Features:
  • Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green): Yes
  • Yardage to layups/doglegs: Yes
  • Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course): Automatic
  • Digital scorecard: Yes
  • Stat tracking (strokes, putts per second, greens and fairways hit): Yes
  • Garmin AutoShot: Yes
  • Green View with manual pin position: Yes
  • Hazards and course targets: Yes
  • PinPointer: Yes
  • Round timer/odometer: Yes

Outdoor Recreation Features:
  • Preloaded outdoor recreation profiles: Skiing | Snowboarding | XC Skiing | Stand Up Paddle Boarding | Rowing | Indoor Rowing
  • Back to Start: Yes
Cycling Features:
  • Preloaded cycling profiles: Biking | Indoor Biking
  • Time/distance alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goal): Yes
  • Compatible with Varia Vision (head-mounted display): Yes
  • Compatible with Varia Radar (rear-facing radar): Yes
  • Compatible with Varia lights: Yes
  • Speed and cadence sensor support (with sensor): Yes

Swimming Features:
  • Preloaded swim profiles: Pool Swimming
  • Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories): Yes
  • Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly): Yes
  • Swim Efficiency (SWOLF): Yes

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