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Garmin Vivoactive 3 pre order available

Garmin Vivoactive 3 pre order now

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 was announced last week by Garmin at the IFA The Garmin Vivoactive 3 will be the first Garmin wearable to offer Garmin pay to allow you to pay for items contactless. It will also include multiple sports profiles, stress tracking and a built-in heart rate monitor. The Garmin Vivoactive 3 pre order is now on.

Preorder the Garmin Vivoactive 3 from Amazon now using the links below

               

Pricing and availability

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is will ship on the 5th October 2017 at a price starting at £279.99 / $299 but I suspect the release will happen maybe in mid-October to try and compete with the recently announced Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch. The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a good buy and it gives you a lot of your money for a wearable with these features

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Garmin Vivoactive 3 sports

Specs and features

Garmin has released the Edge 1030 today and it will start shipping towards the end of the year, I think before Christmas.

  • First Garmin wearable that is Garmin Pay ready, so customers can pay for purchases with their watch
  • Personalise your watch with thousands of free watch faces, apps, and widgets from our Connect  store
  • More than 15 preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps, including yoga, running, swimming and more
  • Monitor your fitness level with VO2 max and fitness age estimates, plus keep an eye on how you handle stress2
  • Bluetooth Smart and ANT+ for connecting sensors to the Vivoactive 3
  • Get connected features3 such as smart notifications, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, LiveTrack and more
  • Battery life4: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode; 13 hours in GPS mode

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Garmin Pay

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is the first fitness wearable to include contactless pay called Garmin Pay. This is similar to Apple Pay and works using a NFC chip that. In the UK payments can be made up to £30 using this method and I often use it to make quick payments for items that I need to buy for convenience.

 

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Jon Ratcliffe
I am Jon R and the editor of Active JR that covers wearables, fitness tech and smart home. I have a huge passion for technology having worked in the sector for over 18 years in a variety of roles and I like combining this with fitness.My reviews and information will talk about how the product works in reality and not just what the marketing departments want you to think.You can contact Jon on Twitter @ActiveJR1

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