Garmin vívofit vs Garmin HRM-Swim

Garmin vívofit Garmin HRM-Swim
Model Garmin

Basic Info

Suggested Price 79.99 99.99
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Release Mar 2014 Oct 2016


BestBuy Rating 4.4 5
Walmart Rating 3.8 0.0


Top Features
  • Fits most wrist sizes
    Includes a small band that fits wrists from 4.7″ to 6.9″ and a large band that fits wrists from 6″ to 8.3″.
  • Get a complete picture of your daily and nightly activities
    Sync with your compatible Bluetooth device to track steps taken, calories burned, active and idle time, and distance traveled.
  • Achieve daily personalized goals based on your habits
    vívofit learns your activity level and assigns a new personalized, attainable goal each morning.
  • Get a visual reminder to keep active throughout your day
    A red bar appears across the screen after you’ve been idle for an hour and builds when you’ve been sitting too long. Reset it by taking a walk for a few minutes.
  • Discover how your daily activities affect your sleep
    Monitor how long and how well you sleep, and see how it relates to your daily activities.
  • Accurately track your pulse and zone data during a workout
    Compatible with select heart rate monitors to help you calculate calories burned. Also compatible with Garmin Forerunner and Edge devices. (All sold separately.)
  • Long battery life means you never miss tracking a moment
    CR1632 coin batteries don’t need to be replaced for over a year.
  • Free Garmin Connect app provides a network of support
    Monitor your progress on your computer or compatible mobile device with a customizable dashboard equipped with tools, charts and graphs so you can visualize your progress.
  • Celebrate your progress
    Join online challenges and earn digital badges for your achievements.
  • Challenge your friends for extra motivation
    Compete against and cheer on your friends and family. Compare stats and see how your progress measures up.
  • Wirelessly sync with select Bluetooth devices
    Touch a button on the wristband to send stored stats to the Garmin Connect app.
  • Comfortable water-resistant band for use anytime, anywhere
    Fitted wristband in fun colors. Water-resistant so you don’t have to worry if you wear it in the shower or are caught in the rain.
  • Check your stats on your wrist
    See your progress without having to sync on the easy-to-read display. Customizable screens allow for personalized use.
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  • Measures heart rate
    To help you manage your fitness goals.
  • Stores and forwards heart rate data to compatible devices
    Gathers the statistics of your heartbeat.
  • Compatible with select models
    Compatible with Garmin smart watches: D2™ Bravo; epix™; fēnix® 3; fēnix® 3 HR; fēnix® 3 Sapphire; Forerunner® 920XT; tactix® Bravo.
  • Stores up to 20 hours of heart rate data
    Stores in memory the statistics of your heartbeat.
  • Water-resistant design
    Provides protection in open water swims and triathlon competition with pool swim.
  • Soft size adjustment fabric strap
    Adapts to your body shape, so you can comfortably wear the sensor while you work out.

All Features

Instant On No
Battery Strength Indicator Yes
Mobile Notifications No
Minimum Wrist Size 4.7 inches
Date/Time Display Time
Touch Screen No
Clock Display Yes
Programmable Yes
Rechargeable No
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Labor 1 year 1 Year
Wireless Syncing Yes
Silent Alarm No
Color Black Blue
Water Resistant Yes Yes
Multi-Sport Tracking No
Display Type LCD None
Maximum Wrist Size 8.3 inches
Maximum Depth Of Water Resistance 164 feet 164 feet
Sensors Accelerometer
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Parts 1 year 1 Year
Smart Alarm No
Color Category Black Blue
Battery Type Other
Product Name vívofit Fitness Band HRM-Swim™ Heart Rate Monitor
Model Number 010-01225-00 010-12342-00
Body Metrics Measured Distance traveled
Keypad Lock No
Brand Garmin Garmin
Mobile Operating System Compatibility Android
GPS Enabled No
Wearing Style Wrist
Battery Size Cell
Interface(s) Wireless
Attachment Style Strap
Labor 1 Year
Parts 1 Year

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