Overview: The Garmin vívosmart HR+ is a water-resistant activity
tracker with GPS, and a built-in heart rate monitor that helps you reach your personalized daily goals. The slender, lightweight
device is worn on the wrist, and displays your steps, calories burned, distances traveled,
heart rate, floors climbed, and activity intensity. It also alerts you when it's time to move,
you receive an email, text, a call on your smartphone or a social media alert.
It can even monitor your sleep. This regular-sized vívosmart HR+ weighs just
over an ounce, and
has an adjustable wrist band that fits a wrist circumference between 5.4" to 7.6". An
extra-large size is also available
for those with a wrist circumference of 7.1" to 8.8".
Elevate: The vívosmart HR+ is equipped with Elevate wrist
heart rate technology. The heart rate monitor is located on the bottom of the
activity tracker and continuously measures your heart rate at the wrist. There
is no need to wear a separate heart rate strap. The vívosmart HR+ can be used as
a heart rate strap on your wrist when paired with other compatible Garmin
GPS: The vívosmart HR+ is equipped with a high-sensitivity
GPS receiver that enables you to get accurate distance and pace statistics, as
well as a map of your outdoor activities. when you take your device outside in
an open area, it will locate satellite signals within 30 to 60 seconds.
Garmin Connect: The vívosmart HR+ has built-in Bluetooth Smart
technology so you can automatically pair it to your smartphone or mobile device.
With the Garmin Connect app on your smartphone or computer, you can keep track
of your activities, your daily goals, the calories you've burned, and help
motivate you to keep active. You can also share your activities and goals with
your friends on social media. The vívosmart HR+ settings are configured on Garmin
Connect, including Time Format (12-hour or 24-hour), Measurement Units (miles or
kilometers), Visible Screens, and Auto Goal. Garmin Connect for your home
computer is compatible with Windows Vista SP2 and newer and Mac OS 10.8 or higher.
Garmin Connect Mobile works with Bluetooth 4.0-enabled devices running Android
4.0 or higher, iOS 8.0 and above, or Windows 10 Mobile and above. Click
here for a list of compatible
or Windows phones.
Activities: The Garmin vívosmart HR+ keeps track of your activity
level throughout the day and displays the results on the 1.0" x 0.42"
(160 x 68 pixels) touchscreen display. Additional sensors, such as a bike speed sensor, can be paired to the device. You can swipe the touchscreen
display left or right to see what activities are available. Some of the
activities and display screens include:
- Time/Date: Displays the current time, day, and date
(can be set manually, or automatically when it syncs up to your mobile
- Activity Tracking: Provides a count of your daily step
count, floors climbed, distance traveled, calories, and intensity minutes.
The move bar displays the amount of time you are inactive.
- Goals: Displays your progress toward your activity
goals. It learns and proposes a new step goal for you each day. Goals can be
customized for daily steps, daily floors climbed, and weekly intensity
minutes using your Garmin Connect account.
- Heart Rate: Shows your current heart rate and 7-day
average resting heart rate in beats per minute (BPM).
- Notifications: The number of new texts, emails, social
network updates, and phone calls received from the paired mobile device.
- VIRB: Remote controls for a paired VIRB action camera.
- Music Controls: Music controls for the music player on
a paired mobile
Move IQ: The vívosmart HR+'s Move IQ feature automatically
detects activity patterns, such as biking, swimming, walking, or running, for at
least 10 minutes. This eliminates the need to start or stop the activity timer
each time you begin a new activity. You can view the event type and duration on
the Garmin Connect timeline, but they do not appear in your activities list,
snapshots, or newsfeed.
History: The device can store up to 14 days of activity data
(daily steps, calories burned, sleep statistics), heart rate monitoring data,
and up to 7 timed activities. Data storage capability depends
upon how often you upload the data to your computer.
Water Resistance: The vívosmart HR+ has a water resistance rating
of 5 ATM, which means it can withstand pressures equivalent to a depth of 50
meters (164 feet). Not only can you wear the device in the rain and wet weather,
you can even shower or swim with it. The device also has a wide operating
temperature range of 14°F to 140°F.
Battery: The vívosmart HR+ is powered by a built-in rechargeable
Lithium-ion battery with a battery life of up to 5 days, or up to 8 hours in GPS
mode. A 22" charging/data
cable is included with the device.