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Garmin Vívoactive 4 Specifications

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Last updated on June 13, 2021 1:12 am
Garmin Vívoactive 4 Specifications
Garmin Vívoactive 4 Specifications


Editors Review

Garmin’s latest smartwatch in the Vívoactive range comes in two variations, the Garmin Vívoactive 4 specifications include a diameter of 45 mm and the Vívoactive 4s is at 40 mm – the latter has four color variations while the larger one has only two. the smaller size of the 40mm version results in having a slightly lower battery life. There are some very interesting new features such as the animated workouts, women’s menstrual monitoring, hydration and respiration tracking all highly beneficial to keeping your overall health in check.

The battery life is more than reasonable for most workouts, you’ll get a solid 4 to 5 hours with GPS and music mode activated and when smartwatch mode is activated you’ll get up to 7 or 8 days. Charge time takes 60 to 90 minutes from empty with the USB charging and data cable provided.

The Vivoactive 4/4S Pulse Oximeter helps you – by gathering data so that you get a better understanding, as too how you’re body is responding to stress and exercise. It uses the wrist-based sensor to shine light through your skin and monitors how much light is absorbed. The level of light-saturated in the blood indicates the Blood Oxygen Level and the overall percentage is displayed in Garmin connect allowing you to take action it if the percentage is too low.

Body battery – the latest Vívoactive records all the data and analyzes your Body Battery and you can view the results on Garmin Connect. The more sensors you have activated the better, including sleep patterns and all exercise – it rates up to 100 and needless to say you should be aiming to keep your battery full at all times. If it is to low you may need to reduce stress and change some habits and can monitor with apps such as the stress, hydration and respiration tracking apps or do some relaxing with the mindful breathing app.

The Vivoactive is some impressive upgrades from the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music due to the new Pulse Ox sensor which justifies the higher price. The Fossil Gen 5 is in a similar price range but lacks Galileo and GLONASS satellite connectivity and ANT+ support. Click the compare buttons on both products to compare specs.

Workout readiness – the Vívoactive 4 and 4s smartwatches have a vast amount of features to assist whatever your exercise regime. with over 20 apps provided by Garmin and the capability to customize your own workouts or use Garmin coach if you feel you need that extra push. You’ll find it hard not to find the workout you want with the new animate on-screen workouts, perfect for the gym or wellness workouts. With the inclusion of new sensors the Vívoactive 4/4s.Common questions on the Viveactive 4 answered:

Does the Garmin Vívoactive 4 have Music?

Yes, there is enough storage for up to 500 songs on the Vívoactive 4, you can also connect to your Spotify account via Garmin Connect and sync to your smartphone and activate Wi-Fi connectivity.

Does the Garmin Vívoactive 4 have GPS?

Yes, the Vívoactive 4 comes equipped with GPS, Glonass and Galileo satellite compatibility allowing for Garmin’s highly accurate and seamless tracking when running.


Specification: Garmin Vívoactive 4 Specifications

Brand Garmin
Item Vívoactive 4
Wearable Type Smartwatch
Digital Assistant No
Display AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 3, Touchscreen, Transflective memory-in-pixel
Case sizes 45mm
Connectivity ANT+, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11
Heart-rate Monitor Yes
Satellite Galileo, GLONASS, GPS
Water Resistant 5 ATM
Notifications Yes
Charge Time 2 Hours
Battery Life 6 hours with GPS & Music, Standard mode 8 days
NFC Payments Garmin Pay
Play Music Controls Smartphone Music, Spotify
Music Storage 500 songs
Compatibility Android, iOS
Sensors Accelerometer, Altimeter, Compass, Garmin Elevate Wrist HRM, Gyroscope, Pulse OX, Thermometer
Workout Wearables
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