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Garmin Vivoactive 3

Garmin Vivoactive 3

Classic, Music
3.3 from 52 reviews · View Statistics

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  • Value for Money
    1.5 (2)
  • Build Quality
    3.5 (2)
  • Ease of Use
    1.5 (2)
  • Battery Life
    2.0 (2)
Alpha Bravo

Alpha BravoSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 7 reviews

Doesn't Synch with my phone - very frustrating!


Purchased in March 2020 at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $269.00.

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MattPerth, WA

  • 3 reviews

Clunky, not much better than my older 235 but not as good as Samsung


Purchased in August 2019 at Rebel Sport for $450.00.

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Andy54South East Queensland, QLD

  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Was great... until...


Was great the past 4 months as a basic watch with heart rate tracking and sleep and movement.
Then... I noticed a crack on the screen (have no idea how it happened)
contacted garmin who advised they dont repair the glass and because it is cracked its not covered under warranty.
So basically my options are to buy a new one or try and find a watchmaker to replace the glass.
Pretty woeful considering the price of it.

Date PurchasedJune 2018
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  • 4 reviews

The sensors are significantly inaccurate and Garmin support has not responded to my queries.


I got this for Christmas and have been using it everyday since. Recently, the altimeter has become wildly inaccurate. I've not changed my habits, however I'm being credited with 30-40 flights of stairs everyday. I've performed every resolution step listed on the forum and website, but nothing works. I've reached out to Garmin for support, but they have not responded. The Steps are accurate and the heart monitor seems ok, but if you're looking for a device where all the sensor work, this isn't the one for you.

Date PurchasedDec 2017
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Questions & Answers



Vivoactive 3

Can battery be replaced and at what cost

1 answer

hi there, I think you should ask Garmin. The batter is a rechargeable battery and I am not sure what type. T

Leo P.

Leo P.asked

Vivoactive 3

does Philips 2000 Series True Wireless Bluetooth Earphones compatible with the garmin vivoactive 3 music

No answers


Vivoactive 3 Classic

How can I recalibrate the GPS?

1 answer
Marcio Strauch
Marcio Strauch

Hi! Im sorry, i dont know how recalibrate the GPS. You should ask the support. Usualy, the GPS calibrates automaticaly when you do reset factory and press a new activity.

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CategorySmart Watches / Fitness TrackersSmart Watches / Fitness Trackers
Price (RRP) $449.00$499.00
Screen Size 1.2"1.2"
ConnectivityBluetoothBluetooth and Wi-Fi
Construction MaterialStainless SteelPlastic and Polypropylene
Colour / FinishBlack, White, Rose GoldBlack with Stainless Hardware
Voice AssistantNoneNone
SensorsAccelerometer, Altimeter, Barometer, Compass and Heart Rate SensorAccelerometer, Altimeter, Barometer, Compass and Heart Rate Sensor
InterfaceBezel (Physical), Buttons and TouchscreenButtons and Touchscreen
Battery Life7 days7 days
Weight43 g39 g
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)1 year(s)
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  • GTIN12: 753759173166 and 753759173265

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