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You want the feel-good benefits of healthy living and the convenience of a GPS smartwatch that can make or take phone calls and send texts when connected with a compatible smartphone

To you, healthy living is about being more in touch with your mind and your body. Get the smaller-sized GPS smartwatch with advanced health and fitness features to help get you there.

To you, healthy living is about being more in touch with your mind and your body. Get the GPS smartwatch with advanced health and fitness features to help get you there.

General

Lens Material

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Bezel Material

stainless steel

stainless steel

stainless steel

Case material fiber-reinforced polymer with stainless-steel rear cover fiber-reinforced polymer fiber-reinforced polymer
Quick Release bands yes (20 mm, Industry standard) yes (18 mm, Industry standard) yes (22 mm, Industry standard)
Strap material

silicone

silicone

silicone

Physical size

43.6 x 43.6 x 12.6 mm

Fits wrists with a circumference of 125-190 mm

40.4 x 40.4 x 12.1 mm

Fits wrists with a circumference of 110-175 mm

45.4 x 45.4 x 12.2 mm 

Fits wrists with a circumference of 135-200 mm

Touchscreen
Color display
Display Size 1.3" (33.0 mm) diameter 1.1" (27.9 mm) diameter 1.3" (33.0 mm) diameter
Display Resolution 416 x 416 pixels 360 x 360 pixels 416 x 416 pixels
Display Type AMOLED optional always-on mode AMOLED optional always-on mode AMOLED optional always-on mode
Weight

51.0 g

38.2 g

49.0 g

Battery life

Smartwatch mode: Up to 9 days
Battery saver smartwatch mode: Up to 10 days
GPS mode with music: Up to 8 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 24 hours
See details

Smartwatch mode: Up to 10 days
Battery saver smartwatch mode: Up to 11 days
GPS mode with music: Up to 7 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 19 hours
See details

Smartwatch mode: Up to 11 days
Battery saver smartwatch mode: Up to 12 days
GPS mode with music: Up to 8 hours
GPS mode without music: Up to 22 hours
See details

Water rating 5 ATM 5 ATM 5 ATM
Memory/History 200 hours of activity data 200 hours of activity data 200 hours of activity data

Clock Features

Time/date
GPS Time Sync
Automatic daylight saving time
Alarm clock
Timer
Stopwatch
Sunrise/sunset times

Health Monitoring

Wrist-based Heart Rate (constant, every second)
Daily Resting Heart Rate
Abnormal Heart Rate Alerts yes (high and low) yes (high and low) yes (high and low)
Respiration rate (24x7)
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation yes (spot-check, and optionally all-day and in sleep) yes (spot-check, and optionally all-day and in sleep) yes (spot-check, and optionally all-day and in sleep)
Fitness Age
Body Battery™ Energy Monitor
All-day Stress
Relaxation reminders
Relaxation breathing timer
Sleep yes (advanced) yes (advanced) yes (advanced)
Sleep score and insights
Hydration
Women's Health
Health snapshot

Sensors

GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
Garmin Elevate™ wrist heart rate monitor
Barometric altimeter
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Thermometer yes (tempe™ sensor required) yes (tempe™ sensor required) yes (tempe™ sensor required)
Ambient light sensor
Pulse Ox Blood Oxygen Saturation Monitor

Daily Smart Features

Connectivity Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi® Bluetooth®, ANT+®, Wi-Fi®
Connect IQ™ (downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps)
Smart Notifications
Text response/reject phone call with text (Android™ only)
Calendar
Weather
Battery saver (customizable low power watch)
Controls smartphone music
Plays and controls watch music
Music storage up to 650 songs up to 650 songs up to 650 songs
Find My Phone
Find My Watch
Smartphone compatibility iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™ iPhone®, Android™
Pairs with Garmin Golf app
Pairs with Garmin Connect™ Mobile
Garmin Pay™
BLUETOOTH phone calling and voice assistant support

Safety and Tracking Features

LiveTrack
Incident Detection during select activities
Assistance

Activity Tracking Features

Step counter
Move bar (displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it)
Auto goal (learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal)
Calories burned
Floors climbed
Distance traveled
Intensity minutes
TrueUp™
Move IQ™
Garmin Connect™ Challenges app

Gym & Fitness Equipment

Available gym activity profiles Strength, Cardio, HIIT and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga, Pilates and Breathwork Strength, Cardio, HIIT and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga, Pilates and Breathwork Strength, Cardio, HIIT and Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing, Yoga, Pilates and Breathwork
Cardio workouts
Strength workouts
HIIT workouts
Yoga workouts
Pilates workouts
On-screen workout animations
On-screen workout muscle maps
Automatic rep counting

Training, Planning and Analysis Features

HR zones
HR alerts
HR calories
% HR max
HR Broadcast (broadcasts HR data over ANT+™ to paired devices)
Respiration rate (during exercise) Yoga and Breathwork only Yoga and Breathwork only Yoga and Breathwork only
GPS speed and distance
Customizable data pages
Customizable activity profiles
Auto Pause®
Advanced workouts
Downloadable training plans
Auto Lap®
Manual lap
VO2 Max (Run)
Touch and/or button lock
Auto scroll
Activity history on watch
Physio TrueUp

Running Features

Available run profiles

Running, Indoor Track Running, Treadmill Running

Running, Indoor Track Running, Treadmill Running

Running, Indoor Track Running, Treadmill Running

GPS-based distance, time and pace
Cadence (provides real-time number of steps per minute)
Run workouts
Foot pod capable

Golfing Features

Yardage to F/M/B (distance to front, middle and back of green)
Yardage to layups/doglegs
Measures shot distance (calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course) Automatic Automatic Automatic
Digital scorecard
Stat tracking (strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit)
Garmin AutoShot™
Green View with manual pin position
Hazards and course targets
PinPointer
Round timer/odometer
Automatic club tracking compatible (requires accessory)
Tournament legal

Outdoor Recreation

Available outdoor recreation profiles

Hiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing

Hiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing

Hiking, Indoor Climbing, Bouldering, Skiing, Snowboarding, XC Skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Rowing

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Total ascent/descent
Area calculation yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)
Hunt/fish calendar yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)
Sun and moon information yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™) yes (via Connect IQ™)

Cycling Features

Available cycling profiles

Biking, Indoor Biking

Biking, Indoor Biking

Biking, Indoor Biking

Alerts (triggers alarm when you reach goals including time, distance, heart rate or calories)
Compatible with Varia™ radar (rear-facing radar)
Compatible with Varia™ lights
Speed and cadence sensor support (w/sensor)

Swimming Features

Available swim profiles

Pool Swimming

Pool Swimming

Pool Swimming

Pool swim metrics (lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, swim efficiency (SWOLF), calories)
Stroke type detection (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly) (pool swim only)
Basic rest timer (up from 0) (pool swim only)
Time and distance alerts
Underwater wrist-based heart rate

Kid Activity Tracking Features

Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app) yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app) yes (optional Connect IQ Toe-to-Toe™ Challenges app)