Top 5 Garmin Activity Trackers

Top 5 Garmin Activity Trackers

Are you looking for a new activity tracker but feeling overwhelmed for choice? No matter what your fitness level or sport of choice, Garmin Activity Tracker smartwatches are designed for everyone and come equipped with a fantastic array of features including GPS function, text and call notification, activity profiles, sleep monitoring, heart rate monitors and so much more.

Let us help you find what you are looking for in your next Garmin Activity Tracker smartwatch, whether you need to stay connected to the outside world as you run, your desperate for advanced performance monitoring features or you need help to keep things simple and affordable. Find our top 5 Garmin Activity Trackers here:

Garmin Instinct Smartwatch – For Those Tackling Tough Environments

For those that need a smartwatch that is going to keep up with even the toughest of environments, the Garmin Instinct watch is the one for you. It has been designed to U.S military standards 810G for thermal, shock and water resistance. It comes with a built in 3-acix compass, barometric altimeter and multiple global navigation satellite systems to keep you on track no matter where you are on the globe. It’s incredible TracBack feature also allows you to navigate the same route back to your starting point so you never have to worry about getting lost.

Retail Price: £269.99

Key Features:

  • Comes in a choice of 6 colours
  • GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite network capability
  • Built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter
  • Heart rate monitor
  • Smart notifications
  • TracBack feature
  • Battery life up to 14 days in smartwatch mode, 16 hours in GPS mode

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Smartwatch – For Those Who Work and Play

The Garmin Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is a dream come true for those that need an activity tracker that can tackle the gym and still look the part at the office. It comes with a variety of design options to choose from including pretty rose gold and stylish stainless steel models. With the Connect IQ store preloaded, you can also personalise your watch with thousands of watch faces, apps and widgets to make it your own. As well as boasting a breathtaking design, the Vivoactive 3 also comes with 15 preloaded sports apps and is the first Garmin wearable to be Garmin Pay ready, meaning you can make contactless payments from your wrist.

Retail Price: £199 – £249

Key Features:

  • Ability to personalise the watch face
  • More than 15 preloaded GPS and indoor sports app including running, swimming and yoga
  • Elevate wrist-based heart rate technology
  • VO2 max and fitness age estimates
  • Smart notifications
  • Garmin Pay
  • Battery life up to 7 days in smartwatch mode, 13 hours in GPS mode

Garmin Tactix Charlie Smartwatch – For Those Who Require Unbeatable Performance

It’s difficult to find any fault with the Garmin Tactix Charlie smartwatch; a powerful and fully equipped multisport watch designed with special tactical-specific features including waypoint projection, dual position GPS and preloaded activity profiles. It’s black DLC coated titanium case and bezel are highly durable and are designed to tackle any type of environment while its TopoActive Europe mapping and built-in navigation sensors ensure you never get lost no matter where you like to train. We also can’t help but love the night vision goggle compatibility which is a dream come true for those that don’t let anything – even the dark – get in the way.

Retail Price: £649.99

Key Features:

  • Night vision goggle compatibility
  • Preloaded TopoActive Europe mapping
  • Durable titanium design
  • Tactical features include Jumpmaster app, waypoint projection, dual-position GPS formatting and preloaded tactical activity
  • Built-in navigation sensors include GPS and GLONASS plus a three-axis compass, barometer, altimeter and gyroscope
  • Battery life up to 12 days in smartwatch mode, 20 hours in GPS mode and 35 hours in Ultra trac battery saver mode

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music Smartwatch – For Those Running to a Beat

What better way to pump yourself up for your workout than by having your favourite tunes playing in your ears. The Garmin Forerunner 645 Music smartwatch makes this effortless with an incredible storage that holds up to 500 songs and Bluetooth headphones for wireless and phone-free listening. It’s advanced running dynamics and preloaded activity profiles also keep you moving and allow you to monitor your ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more. Additionally for when you’re slowing your pace, the Forerunner 645 Music comes with Garmin Pay function so you can make easy and convenient payments with a simple swipe of the wrist.

Retail Price: £399

Key Features:

  • Storage for up to 500 songs
  • Compatible with Bluetooth headphones
  • Garmin Pay
  • Advanced running dynamics including ground contact time balance, stride length, vertical ratio and more
  • Heart rate monitor
  • Battery life up to 7 days in smartwatch mode, 5 hours in GPS mode

Garmin Fenix 5 Plus Smartwatch – For Those Who Want Everything

Our favourite and number one Garmin Activity Tracker is the Garmin Fenix 5 Plus smartwatch. It has everything you could ever possibly need in a fitness tracker including a stunning aesthetic, maps, activity profiles, music, metrics, navigation sensors, Garmin Pay and much more. If you don’t mind paying a little bit extra, the Garmin Fenix 5 Plus is certainly worth the money and brings everything to the wrist that helps in the gym, outdoors, at work and in the stores. It comes with wrist heart rate technology, colour TopoActive Europe maps and the fantastic Trendline populartity routing which shows you the best and most popular paths to follow. It also syncs with all your favourite streaming music services like Spotify while also storing your own songs on the watch. We could go on and on about the functions on the Garmin Fenix 5 Plus smartwatch because the list is endless!

Retail Price: £699 – £949

Key Features:

  • Heart rate monitor
  • TopoActive Europe maps featuring Trendline popularity routing
  • Highly scratch resistant DLC titanium case
  • Storage for up to 500 songs and ability to sync to music streaming services
  • Garmin Pay
  • Built-in navigation sensors include three-axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter as well as GPS, GLONASS and Galileo
  • Smart notifications
  • Battery life up to 12 days in smartwatch mode, 8 hours in GPS mode with music

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