Garmin launched the Vivoactive 3 Element in India, priced at 15,990 rupees ($219). This wearable can be purchased from the Garmin online store, Amazon India or Tata Cliq in the country. This is the brand’s cheapest smartwatch product in the region, and there is only one gray option.
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Element has a 1.2-inch transflective pixel storage (MIP) display with a resolution of 240 x 240 pixels.
This screen is protected by chemically strengthened glass. In addition, the outer shell of the smart watch is made of stainless steel and fiber-reinforced polymer, while the strap is made of silicone.
As a wearable device suitable for fitness, this product comes with all necessary sensors, such as optical heart rate sensor, barometric altimeter, compass, accelerometer, thermometer, GPS and GLONASS. As for connectivity, smart watches use Bluetooth and ANT+.
The watch is connected to the smartphone through the Connect IQ application, which is available on the Google Play store on Android and the Apple App Store on iPhone. Just like any other companion app, this app can be used to modify various settings on the smartwatch.
In terms of function, the wearable device comes with more than 10 pre-loaded GPS and indoor sports modes. It also supports app notifications, VO2 Max, heart rate monitoring, stress level monitoring, customizable workouts, Samsung SmartThings controls, etc.
Last but not least, the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Element has 5ATM water resistance and can be used for up to 8 days in smart watch mode, while it can only be used for 13 hours in GPS mode.