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Garmin Fenix 3 vs Apple Watch Series 3


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Garmin Fenix 3

Apple Watch Series 3

Product Image Garmin Fenix 3 Apple Watch Series 3
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Brand Garmin Apple
Category Smartwatch Smartwatch

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General

Release January 5, 2015 September, 2017
Device Name Garmin Fenix 3 Apple Watch Series 3
Device Type Fitness GPS Smartwatch Smartwatch
Device Model 010-01338-05 (silver with red band), 010-01338-00 (grey with black band) MR352LL/A
Box Items Fēnix 3, USB charging/data cable, AC adapter, Quick start manual Space Gray Aluminum Case, Sport Band (can be configured for either S/M or M/L length), 1m Magnetic Charging Cable, 5W USB Power Adapter
Predecessor Garmin Fenix 2
Successor Garmin Fenix 5S, Garmin Fenix 5, Garmin Fenix 5X

Body

Shape Circular Rectangle
Case Dimensions 51 x 51 x 15.5 mm 42.5 x 36.4 x 11.4 mm (1.67 x 1.43 x 0.45 in)
Case/Bezel Case: Fiber-reinforced polymer, Bezel: Stainless steel Stainless Steel/Ceramic back
Strap Material Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) Nylon, Fluoroelastomer Rubber, Leather, Stainless Steel
Strap/Band Size 26 mm
Replaceable Band Yes, QuickFit™
Weight 82 g 52.8 g (1.87 oz)
IP Rating - IPX7
Water Resistance 10 ATM (100 meters) Dust/water Proof over 50 meter
Colors 010-01338-05 (silver with red band), 010-01338-00 (grey with black band) Space Black, Silver
Other Information -

Display

Type Sunlight readable Garmin Chroma Display AMOLED
Screen Size 1.2 Inch (30.4 mm) 1.65 inches, 8.6 cm2
Screen Resolution 218 x 218 pixels 390 x 312 pixels
Pixel Density - 303 ppi
Multi Touch Yes Yes
Screen Protection Domed glass Sapphire crystal glass

Platform

Operating System Garmin Connect IQ watchOS 4.0
Chipset - Apple S3
CPU - Dual-core
GPU - PowerVR

Memory

RAM - 768MB RAM
Internal Memory 32 MB 16GB
SD Card Slot - No

Cellular Network

Technology No GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands No 2G Bands:
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands:
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 / 800 - Europe, Australia (A1891)
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 800 - USA, LATAM, Canada (A1861)
HSDPA 2100 - China (A1892)
4G Bands:
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850) - Europe, Australia (A1891)
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 41(2500) - USA, LATAM, Canada (A1861)
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China (A1892)
SIM No Apple e-SIM
Speed No HSPA, LTE

Activity Tracker

Distance Yes Yes
Heart Rate Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS GPS + GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
WiFi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
NFC No Yes
USB No No
Radio No No

Control

Touch Yes Yes
Watchface Customizable Digital, Analog, Custom
Voice Command - Yes
Personal Assistant - Siri
Smartphone Compatibility iPhone, Android, Windows iPhone Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires an iPhone 6/iOS 11
Smartphone Companion App Garmin Connect App Apple Watch

Notifications

Activity Alert Yes Yes
SMS Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Incoming Call Alert Yes Yes
Calendar Reminder Yes Yes
Weather Forecast Yes Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer Yes Yes
Gyro - Yes
Heart Rate Yes No
Light - Yes
Compass/Magnetometer Yes Yes
Vibration/Haptics engine - Yes
Other Sensors Barometric altimeter, Thermometer

Sound

Speaker No Yes
Microphone No Yes

Battery

Capacity - Li-Ion 273 mAh
Battery Life Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks, GPS mode: Up to 20 hours 18 hrs
Standby Up to 50 hours -
Talk-Time - -
Wireless Charging - Magnetic charging cable
Charging Time -
Quick Charging - -

Additional Features

Language English
App Store Garmin Connect IQ Store Apple store
Builtin Payment Service No Yes
Bluetooth Music - Yes
Other Features -

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