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Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch with Garmin Pay launched in India

American multinational Garmin has just introduced the Garmin Vivoactive 3 with Garmin Pay contactless payment solution here in India. The Vivoactive 3 is a smartwatch in a stainless steel casing offering up to 7 days of battery life.

The Vivoactive 3 comes with premium features from Garmin – it comes preloaded with 15 sports apps to choose from. It also features a wrist-based heart rate sensor and supports smart notifications and connects to Garmin Connect. The USP of this smartwatch is the ability to make contactless payments.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch specifications

Garmin Vivoacvtive 3 featured

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a smartwatch from Garmin that comes with stainless steel sides and a fiber-reinforced polymer casing. The watch features a 1.2-inch Garmin Chroma with LED backlighting and 240 x 240p resolution and Gorilla Glass 3. For customization, the Vivoactive 3 connects to the Connect IQ Store for free watch faces.

Garmin Vivoactive 3 comes with Garmin Pay that allows you to make payments with your watch. This means you need not take out your wallet to make payment for a purchase. This is the first wearable from Garmin to come with this feature. This watch is also connected to the Connect IQ store so you can download widgets to make it more customizable.

To keep you active, the Garmin Vivoactive 3 comes with 15 preloaded sports apps. Thanks to integrated GPS, the watch can track your selected activity without the need for an active phone connection. However, in GPS mode, your battery life is reduced to 13 hours.

The Vivoactive 3 also comes with a heart-rate sensor that can track your body’s response to various situations including stress or workout. You can create custom workout routines and download them to your watch.

Ali Rizvi, National sales manager Garmin India commented on the launch,

“The launch of Vivoactive 3 is a short in the arm for (a variety) of fitness activity users. This is a single device accessible to do away with all your worries and to help you indulge in fitness like never before.”

Pricing and Availability

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is priced at Rs. 24,999, and will be available to buy from select Croma, Helios, and Reliance Digital Stores as well as Flipkart and Amazon.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

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