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Garmin Vivoactive 3 vs Polar M400 HRM

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Fitness Watch
Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar M400 HRM Fitness Watch
Polar M400 HRM
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
11
4.3 out of 5
6 user ratings
5 stars
50 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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4
4 editorial reviews
The Polar M400 is a frill-free, tough GPS running watch that'll go the distanceRead more
The Polar M400 has almost everything you would want in both a running watch and daily activity tracker.Read more
Today, Polar has announced their latest watch, the M400.  This running focused GPS watch also contains day to day activity tracking (i.e. steps and sleep) along with smartphone connectivity.  The unit priced at $179US/€159EUR, is very competitively placed in theRead more
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User rating
117
3.7 out of 5
117 user ratings
5 stars
33 %
4 stars
23 %
3 stars
27 %
2 stars
11 %
1 stars
4 %
34
4.3 out of 5
34 user ratings
5 stars
50 %
4 stars
26 %
3 stars
23 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Display

Garmin Vivoactive 3Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar M400 HRMPolar M400 HRM
Screen resolution240 x 240 px128 x 128 px
Touchscreenyesno
Colour screenyesno
Backlightyes
N/A
Display typeLCD
N/A

Dimensions

Garmin Vivoactive 3Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar M400 HRMPolar M400 HRM
Gender
  • Men's
  • Women's
  • Men's
  • Women's
Width0.79 in
N/A
Depth0.46 in
N/A
Weight1.52 oz2.0 oz
Thickness0.46 in0.45 in

Design

Garmin Vivoactive 3Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar M400 HRMPolar M400 HRM
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Black,Silver
  • Blue
  • Rose Gold,White
  • Silver,White
  • White
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Pink
  • Red
  • White
Band materialSilicone
N/A
Protection features
  • Water resistant
  • Waterproof
Water resistant
Waterproof depth530

Features

Garmin Vivoactive 3Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar M400 HRMPolar M400 HRM
Heart Rate MonitorBuilt-in
  • HRM chest strap included
  • Support for HRM chest strap
Distance meteryes
N/A
Calorie counteryesyes
ANT+yes
N/A
Alarmyesyes
Altimeteryesyes
Barometeryes
N/A
Compassyes
N/A
Date displayyesyes
Golf watchyes
N/A
Pedometeryesyes
Sleep readingyesyes
Speedometeryesyes
Stopwatchyes
N/A
Temperature sensoryes
N/A
Timeryesyes
Vibration alarmyes
N/A
Display light
N/A
yes

Connectivity

Garmin Vivoactive 3Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar M400 HRMPolar M400 HRM
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth version4.04.0
GLONASSyesyes
GPSyesyes

Power

Garmin Vivoactive 3Garmin Vivoactive 3
Polar M400 HRMPolar M400 HRM
Battery typeBuilt-inLi-Ion
Battery life (running)13.0 h8.0 h
Battery life (standby mode)8.0 day20.0 day

Pros & Cons

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