Garmin Vivoactive 3 MUSIC GPS Smartwatch - Black with Stainless Hardware

$ 499.00
SKU  010-01985-02


  • vivoactive 3 Music
  • Charging/data cable
  • Documentation


GPS Smartwatch with Music Storage and Playback

  • Easily download up to 500 songs to your watch, and connect with Bluetooth headphones (sold separately) for phone-free listening
  • Garmin Pay contactless payment solution¹ lets you make convenient payments with your watch, so you can leave your cash and cards at home
  • Customize with thousands of free watch faces, apps and more from our Connect IQ store
  • More than 15 preloaded sports apps, including yoga, running, swimming, strength training and many more; use preloaded workouts, or create and download custom ones
  • Monitor your fitness level with VO2 max and fitness age estimates, plus keep an eye on how you handle stress
  • Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode and up to 5 hours in GPS with music mode

From playing sports to playing your favourite songs, vívoactive 3 Music is the smartwatch for your active life. It features on-device music storage, so you can bring your tunes along for every workout. This sporty smartwatch has wrist-based heart rate and more than 15 preloaded sports apps, so you can choose how you like to get fit. Built-in GPS lets you accurately record outdoor activities.


Your Watch, Your Music

With storage for up to 500 songs, vivoactive 3 Music puts the "beat" in your daily mission to beat yesterday. Use our Garmin Express software to easily transfer music from your computer, and then queue up your favorite songs for easy listening through Bluetooth-enabled headphones. You can even download select music service apps from our Connect IQ store, and then sync your customised playlists to your watch for offline ad-free listening. Now you really can leave your phone behind when you work out, because the music that helps keep you moving is right on your wrist.


Pay Your Way

The vívoactive 3 Music smartwatch features Garmin Pay, which lets you pay for purchases with your watch. Use it just about anywhere you can tap your card to pay1. So, you can leave your wallet behind without missing out on that post-run caffè latte. Just tap and go.


Make It Yours

vívoactive 3 Music is compatible with our Connect IQ store, where you can download watch faces, widgets and apps that transform this smartwatch into your watch. Keep tabs on when your Uber is arriving, turn on your lights at home with the SmartThings app, and even use the AccuWeather MinuteCast app to find out when the rain will start.


Play More Sports

With more than 15 preloaded sports apps, finding a fun way to stay active is easy. Hit the golf course, go for a bike ride, take a yoga class, or even try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding. When you head outside, built-in GPS lets vívoactive 3 Music track the details of your chosen activity - with no phone connection required. From snowboarding to swimming and at least a dozen other options in between, this watch is the perfect playmate.


Fits You and All You Do

Feel free to take this watch outside in all kinds of weather. Not only is it safe for swimming and showering, its Garmin Chroma Display is easy to read - even in direct sunlight - and housed under extra-durable glass. Comfortable, convenient and easy to see - vivoactive 3 Music just fits.


Download and Create Workouts

Keep your workout schedule fresh. Choose from preloaded ones, or create your own custom running, cycling, cardio or strength workouts, and download them to your watch. Then, your smartwatch will keep track of the exercises, reps, sets and rest time for you.


Daily Fitness and Stress Tracking

With help from Elevate wrist-based heart rate technology3, vivoactive 3 Music lets you monitor key aspects of your fitness and stress to show how your body responds under various circumstances. For example, it’s able to estimate your VO2 max and fitness age, important indicators of your physical fitness that can often improve over time with regular exercise. It also tracks your heart rate variability (HRV), which is used to calculate and track your stress level. vivoactive 3 Music can make you aware when physical or emotional sources cause your stress level to rise so you can find a way to relieve the pressure.


Always Connected

Life doesn’t have a pause button, so stay connected with your vivoactive 3 Music smartwatch while you’re playing hard or working out. Once paired with your compatible smartphone, you’ll be able to receive and even respond to text messages and see social media updates, emails and more right on your wrist. Find your phone, access music controls, and let friends follow your outdoor sports with the LiveTrack feature. Your finished activities will even automatically upload to our Garmin Connect online fitness community.


Share and Compete

Syncing your activities to Garmin Connect is for more than just storing your data. Garmin Connect is a thriving online community where people on the go can connect and compete by joining challenges, encourage each other’s successes and even share their triumphs via social media. Garmin Connect is free and available on the web or on your compatible smartphone.





Garmin's first wearable to be Garmin Pay Ready, which lets you pay for purchases with your watch. Compatible banks and other financial institutions to be confirmed from Oct 2017. Please check


Create and download a new workout. Vivoactive 3 will capture the exercises, reps, sets, and rest time.


Side Swipe interface allows for quick scrolling and swift navigation of menus and widgets. The ambidextrous design allows you to choose to wear Side Swipe on either side.


Apps include yoga, cardio, strength training, running, swimming, golf and many more. Plus built-in GPS allows you to track where you've been on your activities outside.


Monitor your heart rate all day with Garmin Elevate Wrist Heart rate. vivoactive 3 doesn't just monitor your heart rate, it actually lets you see it beat to beat with the new feature, Garmin Heartbeat.


Includes smart notifications plus the ability to send pre-written responses to text messages, LiveTrack, automatic uploads to Garmin Connect online community.


Download watch faces, widgets and apps that make it go from smartwatch to your watch.


Helps you stay in touch with how your body responds to potential stressors, so you can strike a balance between stress and rest.


Monitor VO2 Max estimate and fitness age, two indicators of physical fitness


Water resistant with an always-on, sunlight-readable, colour, high-resolution, touchscreen display.



Connect IQ
Downloadable watch faces, data fields, widgets and apps.



Step Counter
Calories burned, Floors climbed, Distance traveled, Intensity minutes, TrueUp, Move IQ, Fitness Ageyes (in app).

Move Bar
Displays on device after a period of inactivity; walk for a couple of minutes to reset it.

Auto Goal
Learns your activity level and assigns a daily step goal.

Sleep Monitoring
Monitors total sleep and periods of movement or restful sleep.



Preloaded Gym Activity Profiles
Strength Training, Cardio Training, Elliptical Training, Stair Stepping, Floor Climbing, Indoor Rowing and Yoga.

Other Features
Cardio workouts, Strength workouts, Automatic rep counting.



Yardage to F/M/B
Distance to front, middle and back of green - yardage to layups/doglegs.

Measures Shot Distance
Calculates exact yardage for shots from anywhere on course.

Digital Scorecard
Stat tracking - strokes, putts per round, greens and fairways hit.

Garmin AutoShot, Green View with manual pin position, Hazards and course targets, PinPointer, Round timer/odometer.



Preloaded Cycling Profiles
Biking, Indoor Biking

Time/distance Alerts
Triggers alarm when you reach goal.




Swimming Features
Preloaded swim profiles, Pool Swimming

Pool Swim Metrics
Lengths, distance, pace, stroke count/rate, calories.

Stroke Type Detection
Freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly.

Pool Swim Workouts
Swim efficiency - SWOLF.



Preloaded Run Profiles
Running, Indoor Track Running, Treadmill Running.

GPS-based distance, time and pace, run workouts.




  • Weight - 39 g
  • Dimensions - 43.1 x 43.1 x 13.6 mm
  • Fitment - 127 to 204mm (wrist circumference)
  • Water Rating - 5 ATM


  • Type - sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
  • Size - 30.4mm diameter
  • Resolution - 240 x 240 pixles


  • Type - Li-Ion rechargeable
  • Life - up to 13 hrs / up to 5 hours / up to 7 days (GPS mode without music, GPS mode with music, Smartwatch mode)


  • up to 500 songs


  • Positioning - GPS / GLONASS
  • HR - Elevate wrist heart rate monitor (optical HR)
  • Other - Barometric altimeter, compass, accelerometer, thermometer




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