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Garmin Fenix 3 vs Fitbit Ionic


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General

  • Release
    January 5, 2015 August, 2017
  • Device Name
    Garmin Fenix 3 Fitbit Ionic
  • Device Type
    Fitness GPS Smartwatch Sportwatch
  • Device Model
    010-01338-05 (silver with red band), 010-01338-00 (grey with black band) Ionic
  • Box Items
    Fēnix 3, USB charging/data cable, AC adapter, Quick start manual Watch, Charging Cable, Warranty Card, User Manual
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Body

  • Shape
    Circular Rectangular, Flat
  • Case Dimensions
    51 x 51 x 15.5 mm 1.9 x 4 x 8.7 inches (38.59mm Width x 12.2mm Thick)
  • Case/Bezel
    Case: Fiber-reinforced polymer, Bezel: Stainless steel Aluminium unibody
  • Strap Material
    Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)
  • Strap/Band Size
    26 mm
  • Replaceable Band
    Yes, QuickFit™
  • Weight
    82 g 30g
  • IP Rating
    -
  • Water Resistance
    10 ATM (100 meters) 165ft (50 meter) water-proofing (5ATM waterproof)
  • Colors
    010-01338-05 (silver with red band), 010-01338-00 (grey with black band) Blue Gray, Slate Blue , Charcoal
  • Other Information
    -

Display

  • Type
    Sunlight readable Garmin Chroma Display LCD (with 1000nits Brightness)
  • Screen Size
    1.2 Inch (30.4 mm) 1.42Inch (36mm)
  • Screen Resolution
    218 x 218 pixels 348 x 250 pixels
  • Pixel Density
    - 306ppi
  • Multi Touch
    Yes Yes
  • Screen Protection
    Domed glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Platform

  • Operating System
    Garmin Connect IQ Fitbit OS
  • Chipset
    - TZ1201XBG
  • CPU
    - Toshiba ARM Cortex M4F 120MHz, 32Bit
  • GPU
    - -

Memory

  • RAM
    -
  • Internal Memory
    32 MB 2.5 GB
  • SD Card Slot
    -

Cellular Network

  • Technology
    No No
  • Bands
    No No
  • SIM
    No
  • Speed
    No No

Activity Tracker

  • Distance
    Yes Yes
  • Heart Rate
    Yes Yes
  • Steps
    Yes Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
    Yes Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (Syncing range: Up to 6.1 metres (20 feet))
  • GPS
    GPS + GLONASS GPS, GLONASS (records at 1-second intervals)
  • WiFi
    Yes Yes
  • NFC
    No Yes
  • USB
    No No
  • Radio
    No

Control

  • Touch
    Yes Yes
  • Watchface
    Customizable Digital, Analog, Custom
  • Voice Command
    - No
  • Personal Assistant
    - No
  • Smartphone Compatibility
    iPhone, Android, Windows Android v4.4+, iOS
  • Smartphone Companion App
    Garmin Connect App Fitbit App

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 3-axis Accelerometers
  • Gyro
    - Yes
  • Heart Rate
    Yes Yes (More accurate HR sensor)
  • Light
    - Yes
  • Compass/Magnetometer
    Yes Yes
  • Vibration/Haptics engine
    - Yes
  • Other Sensors
    Barometric altimeter, Thermometer Altimeter, Sp02 Sensor

Sound

  • Speaker
    No No
  • Microphone
    No No

Battery

  • Capacity
    - Lithium-Polymer
  • Battery Life
    Smartwatch mode: Up to 2 weeks, GPS mode: Up to 20 hours 4 Days (without gps), 10 hours (with GPS)
  • Standby
    Up to 50 hours -
  • Talk-Time
    - -
  • Wireless Charging
    - Contact Point Charging (Magnetic)
  • Charging Time
    -
  • Quick Charging
    - -

Additional Features

  • Language
    English
  • App Store
    Garmin Connect IQ Store Fitbit OS Store
  • Builtin Payment Service
    No NFC based contactless payments with Fitbit App
  • Bluetooth Music
    - Yes
  • Other Features
    - Memory Storage: Saves 7 days of detailed motion data – minute by minute, Saves daily totals for past 30 days, Stores heart rate data at 1 second intervals during exercise tracking and at 5 second intervals all other times.

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