Singapore, 7 November 2017 — Garmin Singapore today announced the vívoactive 3, a GPS smartwatch with ElevateTM wrist-based heart rate1 and over 15 built-in indoor and outdoor sports apps, the vívoactive 3 is packed with features to keep up with a varied active lifestyle. Multiple passions? Not a problem. Cardio class on Tuesday and yoga on Wednesday? This smartwatch can handle it. And with thousands of watch faces, widgets and apps available to download for free from the Garmin Connect IQTM store, users can customise the vívoactive 3, making it the perfect accessory for playing and paying.

“Anyone who is out and about being active can relate to the struggle of where to stash a credit card or cash, and has had to forgo a post-workout snack or coffee as a result. We’re looking to solve that dilemma with Garmin Pay, an exciting feature on the new vívoactive 3 to make it truly an everyday smartwatch for people with active lifestyles.”

Mr. Engelhard (Al) Sundoro, Managing Director, Garmin South Asia-

Built to fit all types of users, in all conditions

Smart, sturdy and stylish, the vívoactive 3 features polished stainless steel metal details and an always-on high-resolution Garmin ChromaTM display for great readability in all lighting conditions. The vívoactive 3 also introduces Side SwipeTM, a control which makes for quick scrolling and swift navigation of menus, widgets and stats. And because some users will prefer to scroll with their thumb and others with their index fingers, the vívoactive 3 features an ambidextrous design, allowing it to be worn in whichever orientation is most comfortable. Like all of Garmin’s wearables, the vívoactive 3 is safe for swimming and showering2 and has a battery life of up to seven days in smartwatch mode and 13 hours in GPS mode3.

Monitoring features for better understanding of your fitness levels


Garmin’s Elevate wrist-based heart rate, monitored 24/7, gives users access to fitness monitoring features including VO2 max and fitness age which provide users with valuable data to monitor changes in their fitness level. Increased activity will improve these numbers over time.

All-day stress tracking is also available on the vívoactive 3 by monitoring HRV (heart rate variability) data. The ability to view both current stress levels at the wrist and a longer timetable of stress on Garmin Connect allows customers to identify patterns and consider making lifestyle changes to avoid or better cope with stress-inducing situations. A Four-Fold Breath relaxation timer further helps users balance stress and rest.

Make your vívoactive 3 yours

With thousands of watch faces, widgets and apps available to download for free from the Garmin Connect IQ store, users can customize their device, making it go from being a smartwatch to something way more personalized. Keep tabs on when Uber is arriving, turn on the lights at home with the SmartThings app, and even use the AccuWeather MinuteCast app to find out when the rain is going to start.

Engineered for a user who’s always on the move yet wants to stay connected

The vívoactive 3 is designed with an on-the-go lifestyle in mind. With more than 15 built-in sports apps including new profiles for snowboarding, cardio, yoga, elliptical and stair stepper, the vívoactive 3 takes customers from the gym to the slopes and everywhere in between. With the new strength training activity, users can stay focused on their form and let the vívoactive 3 do the rep counting. Strength training keeps track of reps, sets and even rest times during free weight and bodyweight exercises. Bored of the same old workout routines? With vívoactive 3, users can mix it up by creating customized running, cycling, cardio and strength workouts on Garmin Connect and downloading them straight to their device.

Stay connected on the move with smart notification vibration alerts delivered right to the wrist. When paired with a compatible smartphone5, users can receive and even respond6 to text messages and see social media updates, app alerts, calls, emails and more. The vívoactive 3 can also be used to control music on a smartphone, send an alert to locate a misplaced smartphone and control a Garmin VIRB camera (sold separately). The vívoactive 3 includes LiveTrack4, a feature that provides loved ones with peace of mind during outdoor workouts by tracking activity and location in real time. Those individuals receive invitations via email, Facebook or Twitter with a link to a webpage that includes the position of the connected vívoactive 3 device.

Throughout the day, the vívoactive 3 automatically syncs with the Garmin Connect mobile app to save stats for easy access later. In Garmin Connect, a free online community, users can see their workouts, strength training activities, stress levels and sleep patterns displayed on detailed graphs. View outdoor workouts on detailed maps, compete in weekly challenges and connect with other fitness enthusiasts, right from a compatible smartphone5 or desktop computer.

Pricing and availability

The vívoactive 3 comes in three colors – black/stainless and white/stainless (with a suggested retail price of SGD 449) and black/slate (SGD 499) and is available for purchase at can be purchased from Best Denki, Challenger, Courts, Harvey Norman stores, Takashimaya and Tangs Orchard Advance Lap and all authorised resellers from 11 November 2017.

Users also have the option to switch up their style with compatible accessory bands (sold separately). To learn more, visit

The ever-expanding Garmin fitness segment develops technologies to enhance and promote healthy and active lifestyles. Whether users are runners, cyclists, swimmers, multi-sport athletes, or simply looking to stay active throughout the day, there is a Garmin product that can help them reach their health and fitness goals.

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.

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